Diverse Suppliers Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for consideration as a candidate for the CVS Health Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers.

The 2020 Application Process will open be open from Wednesday, April 1st - Friday, April 24th.

Commitment to support the development of diverse business leaders.

As part of its commitment to support the development of diverse business leaders, CVS Health has partnered with the Professional Education Center at the University College at Roger Williams University to create a new, customized professional development program – CVS Health: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers.

The objective of the educational program is to help diverse vendors gain critical management skills.  The Professional Education Center and CVS Health have collaborated on the development of the curriculum with: National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Veteran-Owned Business Association, National Veteran Business Development Council, Rainbow Push Coalition, National Minority Development Council, Disability:In, Supply RI, US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.

The curriculum offers training opportunities for diverse business leaders to expand their capacity, skill level, and growth potential in areas such as marketing, finance, leadership and human resources. 

Fifteen Diverse suppliers will be selected to participate in the program. While there are many benefits to participating in this program, please note that participation in no way guarantees business or preferred treatment from CVS Health and/or its procurement team.

Requirements for program participation includes:

  • Supplies must have been in business for at least three years
  • Suppliers must have between $500,000 - $5 million in annual revenue over the last three years
  • Must be a supplier of one or more of the professional services listed in the Eligibility & Criteria section of this website.

Self-Pay Application $1995.00

Selection Committee Timeline

2020 Timeline for Application and Selection Process CVS Health: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers

Wednesday, April 1st
Request for applications begins

Friday, April 24th
Last day to submit applications

Selection committee reviews applications

Offers go out to selected candidates

Chosen suppliers have time to commit to booking flights, lodging for campus visits, balancing requirements to commit to courses, etc.

Program Kick-Off