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Institute for Supply Management, Inc.® Membership Vote Information

June 12, 2020
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Cast your ballot for the proposed merger of Institute for Supply Management NY, Inc. (ISM-NY) with Institute for Supply Management AZ, Inc. (ISM-AZ). The merger is proposed to improve efficiency and effectiveness of ISM’s operations. The mission, purpose, chapter structure and membership remain the same. All active members in good standing as of June 8, 2020, will receive a ballot to vote on Monday, June 29.

 

 

Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Meeting will be held on August 12, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. MST, 11:30 a.m. EDT, at 309 W. ELLIOT RD., STE. #113, TEMPE, ARIZONA, 85284-1556. Due to uncertainties related to federal, state, and local restrictions on travel and large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic,  the Annual Membership Meeting  will be held both in person and virtually, through a web-based and telephonic simulcast, allowing members who do not attend the meeting in person to listen to the Annual Membership Meeting and submit questions and comments. Voting by members at the meeting will only be by proxy or by members physically present  at the meeting. If you plan to attend the meeting in person or would like login information for the virtual meeting, please notify ISM a minimum of twenty-four hours in advance by contacting membersvcs@ismworld.org.

Being certified by ISM, whether it's a CPSM or CPSD, is one of the most important decisions you will make.

Those four letters after your name carry a lot of weight in the global supply management field because ISM certification has been respected as the foundational benchmark by the profession for nearly 40 years.

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A Pandemic Toolkit to Assist In Your Planning

During these unprecedented times, ISM® has developed a Pandemic Toolkit to allow supply management professionals to gain greater visibility and transparency into their existing supply chains, quickly assess risk, and take informed action. Learn more about the toolkit through an informational webinar.

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Upcoming Education

  • July

    14

    2020

    A newly published report on “Source to Pay Transformation with AI and RPA,” from research conducted jointly by ISM and Zycus, finds that while adoption of these technologies for Procurement is still somewhat nascent - just 22% of respondents said they were currently utilizing AI/RPA, and most for less than one year – many more have been formulating plans to ramp-up utilization and have been accelerating their AI roadmaps in light of unprecedented challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Jul-Aug

    16-12

    2020

    Your suppliers are your organization’s lifeblood, and to be successful, you need them to be on the same page as you to accomplish common goals and objectives. This Guided Learning course will introduce you to the discipline of supplier relationship management (SRM). Designed with today’s busy professional in mind, this course will help you to plan and manage your supplier interactions effectively for better outcomes.

    This Guided Learning is a self paced course consisting of online reading and 4 live webinars over a 5 week period. 

    The webinars are scheduled for:

    7/16/20 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET

    7/23/20 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET

    8/06/20 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET

    8/12/20 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET

    20 CEH's

  • Jul-Aug

    20-21

    2020

    Get prepared for the Supply Management Core exam with ISM’s Guided Learning course. Designed with today’s busy professional in mind, this comprehensive, self-paced course will provide a deep understanding of core supply management competencies and set you up for success on the exam

  • July

    28

    2020

    James Gellert, CEO for Rapid Ratings, sums up a key mantra, especially during this time of crisis, “You can’t eliminate risk. You can manage it.”

    Join in a member-exclusive educational webinar discussing round three of ISM’s COVID-19 research results and the impact to the supply chain. Attendees will get an overview of global, macro research results and trends as well as dive into the Rapid Ratings stress test results for supplier organizations. Get keen insights into considerations for your risk mitigation planning and ways to help manage risk.        

    Online
  • July

    29

    2020

    The road to digital transformation is one of the hottest talking points in modern procurement. With four major phases of the autonomy journey, it’s key to understand where you stand, where you’re headed, and what’s next. Build a path to full autonomy for your procurement team and keep you ahead of the competition, bringing incredible value to your organization.

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Increase the agility and broaden access to education, tools, research and more for your supply chain team. ISM offers programs for organizations to help provide a framework for continuous learning and access to valuable membership resources and products 24/7/365

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