A Powerful Pulpit for Procurement

In the face of disruption that continues to challenge supply chains, supply management professionals are helping their companies thrive. This issue recognizes the profession's best: Their contributions are moving their organizations — and the profession — forward. Also, ISM®’s 2022 Salary Survey provides insights on compensation and employee trends.

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The State of the Profession Issue

Other feature articles highlight the 2021 Institute for Supply Management®’s (ISM®) 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars, including the Megawatt winner; the 2022 R. Gene Richter Scholarship Program honorees; and ISM®’s 2022 Salary Survey.


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ISM® honored


award winners this year!

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July 06, 2022

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Notice of ISM Annual Membership Meeting

Notice is given that the Institute for Supply Management, Inc. (ISM) Annual Membership Meeting will be held on August 25, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. ET at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, GA, USA. At any meeting of the members, every eligible member may vote either in person or by proxy. Each such proxy should be filed electronically with the Secretary before or at the time of the meeting.

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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Upcoming Education

  • August



    Join our distinguished panel of Procurement experts to discuss the key themes and insights from the new book, “Cognitive Procurement: Discover How to Embark on Your AI Journey”, co-authored by Robert Handfield, the professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University. Join in the conversation and grab your complimentary copy of the book upon attending the webinar.

  • August



    Searching “Master’s Degree vs. Certifications” on Google generates millions of results. What better way to sort through the noise than to hear from a group of talented individuals who have gone through that same decision process and have come out on the other side? Learn about your options, gain insightful tips, and get your burning questions answered in this interactive session! We’ll talk through the differences between an MBA, other business masters degrees, the different certification options that are available from ISM, helpful “hacks,” and more to help you optimize your next career move.

  • August



    It’s a given that contracts will be part of any construction project. If you have responsibility for this area, this contracting training will provide you with very specific information to help you succeed in this function. This supply management course will focus exclusively on the legal environment and aspects of contracting for construction projects. You’ll have two full days to dive into contract formation, performance, remedies and agency relationships – all reviewed in the context of construction projects. Be sure to have copies of your contracts for reference during the program, so you leave with practical application and experience relevant to your organization. This is a must-attend workshop.

    William D Agee JR, C.P.M.
  • Aug-Sep



    Get prepared for the Supply Management Integration 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.

  • September



    ISM®'s Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Conference is recognized as one of the premier educational events within the utility supply chain industry. Given the current environment and the impact to supply chain, this virtual event will focus on resilience. Working with our executive committee of utilities professionals, suppliers and thought leaders—and pulling from our continued research data on the impact of COVID-19—we have put together a focused virtual event packed with education, and yes, connection with other supply chain professionals and suppliers within the utilities industry. LEARN MORE AT www.ismworld.org/upmg

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