What is the Accredited Vendor Information Professional Certification Program?

The AVIP certification program empowers accounts payable and procurement professionals with the knowledge and skills to strengthen internal controls, demonstrate the knowledge required to manage vendor information efficiently and securely, and elevate skillsets.

AVIP Certification Program

Accredited Vendor Information Professional
A Standard of Excellence in Vendor Information Management

We know how hard it can be to onboard suppliers and manage supplier information. Organizations face constantly changing internal and external operational pressures and risks, complex systems integration requirements, heightened regulatory demands, and new fraud threats. AVIP helps accounts payable and procurement professionals and their organizations identify process gaps and keep current on the necessary controls for effective and secure management of vendor information.

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AVIP is the standard for achieving and demonstrating excellence in vendor onboarding and information management.  

AVIP course materials were developed by industry experts and rigorously reviewed by experts in vendor onboarding and information management.

Created by the founders of the Accounts Payable Certification Programs, AVIP:

  • Recognizes the critical role of accounts payable, procurement and sourcing professionals responsible for collecting, verifying, and managing vendor information
  • Confirms the knowledge necessary to deliver optimal results
  • Provides a way for vendor information management professionals to demonstrate their expertise and commitment
  • Establishes a solid foundation to confidently address the requirements for managing vendor information


How It Works

Learn at your own pace with online course materials and testing

Earn your AVIP designation without leaving your workplace or home

Ensure you are up to date with the latest supplier onboarding trends

What you can achieve:

  • Keep up to date on current best practices for onboarding vendors and managing vendor information
  • Earn a certificate from an organization that is respected by best-in-class organizations and has certified thousands of finance professionals
  • Excel in your profession by mastering supplier onboarding and information management processes
  • Demonstrate your commitment to best practices while increasing the level of senior management’s confidence in your supplier onboarding and information management processes
  • Receive a digital certificate
  • Accelerate the learning curve for new hires
  • Provide a development opportunity proven to reduce turnover and increase morale

Starting on your way to becoming an Accredited Vendor Information Professional – AVIP — is easy.

We know there’s a lot resting on your shoulders. That’s why we created the Accredited Vendor Information Professional (AVIP) program as a self-study online course that allows financial and business professionals to learn at their own pace.

There are no prerequisites to achieving AVIP certification.

And the only technology you’ll need is a laptop or PC with the most recent version of Google Chrome and functioning speakers.