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January 2023 Services ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the services sector grew in January after contracting in December following 30 consecutive months of growth, with the Services PMI® registering 55.2 percent, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®.

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    Timely and accurate information is the lifeblood of procurement. This makes it crucial that you have the knowledge and skills to get the most out of business information. This course on business analytics will take your supply management activities to the next level. You will cover essential concepts and best practices in cost analysis, market analysis and opportunity analysis. Not only is this supply management workshop rich in information, it also includes valuable hands-on exercises to put your new knowledge into action.

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