CELEBRATING THE PROFESSION

The July/August edition of Inside Supply Management ® focuses on people. The issue honors career achievement, introduces rising stars and discusses how the 2021 ISM Salary Survey affirmed a “war” for procurement talent.

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2021 J. SHIPMAN GOLD MEDAL AWARD

Regarded as a role model and “go-to expert in the field,” Sidney Johnson is the 2021 recipient of supply management’s highest honor. The cover story details Johnson’s career and his principles on leadership, including the “three Ds” and “three Ps” that are the foundation.

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J. Shipman Gold Medal winners since 1931.

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ISM Annual Membership Vote

June 16, 2021
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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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An Accelerated Path To CPSM Certification

Ready to enhance your career with a CPSM designation to take control of your career development and create more agility in your professional life? The CPSM Guided Learning Accelerated Bundle helps keep you on track through the certification process. Each course is six weeks long and provides you with self-study reading and activities. Plus, you’ll have weekly webinars with your instructor that you can view live, online or on-demand. Register now and set yourself on the path to achieving CPSM certification.

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Upcoming Education

  • August

    04-31

    2021

    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.

  • August

    10-11

    2021

    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. **

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    William D Agee JR, C.P.M.
  • August

    17

    2021

    Global supply chain disruptions have forced businesses to review their supply chains and existing contingency plans to meet the demands of COVID-19 while planning for recovery. In this session, we will discuss practical crisis management strategies and real-life examples of organizations that have taken steps to mitigate supply chain risk and deal with the crisis.

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  • Aug-Sep

    23-24

    2021

    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.

  • August

    25

    2021

    Join ISM-Arizona for the Annual Business Meeting where you get to know the Board of Directors and receive  updates on the chapter membership, financials and 2021-2022 events. 
    Sponsor: 020 ISM-Arizona, Inc.
    Tempe, AZ

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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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