An Overdue Audible on Risk

In the September/October issue of Inside Supply Management®, learn more about how procurement is preparing a new playbook.

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Risks and Rewards Issue

Mitigating risk and dealing with continual disruption have been a continuous theme these past couple years. This issue delves into some organizational top concerns like nearshoring or reshoring, smart warehousing and the impact of ESG on executive compensation.

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ISM® Salary Survey Reveals Wage Growth Amid High Demand for Supply Management Talent

July 30, 2021

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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  • Sep-Oct



    Category management requires that you think of the big picture and ISM's Guided Learning will enable you to fully leverage this strategic procurement opportunity. Designed with today's busy professional in mind, this comprehensive, self-paced course will provide an understanding of supply chain dynamics and their broader impact on your organization.

  • September



    Whether you are new to the profession or new in your role in supply management, start off on the right foot with this engaging course. This essential purchasing course will provide foundational knowledge of all aspects of supply management and gives you the tools to implement to be successful in the workplace. This supply management course starts with key procurement and supply chain concepts and moves onto supply chain issues that are relevant today. Throughout this two-day training, you’ll explore innovative techniques and effective tools to position yourself as a valuable asset to your organization and its supply management team. Gain the skills you need to effectively perform your role and prepare you for long-term success.

    Ralph L Carlton II, CPSM
  • September



    Webinar Content:

    • The On-Purpose Life: How Living Your Values and Aligning Your Talents Fuel Your Development.
    • When you understand your WHY, WHAT you do has more impact.
    • When you live In Purpose On Purpose, you will never work another day in your life.
    • This fun and engaging webinar will spark personal productivity, professional development and employee engagement.
  • September



    With the launch of the Women’s Supply Management Community, this meeting will be the first opportunity for our four Committees to report out and discuss progress based on the community’s first year goals. If you’re affiliated with the women’s community, interested in getting involved or want to learn more, please join us for this interactive session.

    The following Committees will come together for this update.

    • Recruitment and Rebranding Supply Management
    • Mentorship Program
    • Community Structure and Growth Strategy
    • Addressing Women’s Challenges (Including Unconscious Bias)

  • October



    Negotiation skills not only influence individual purchases, but also business relationships. It is an exploratory and communication process that identifies interests, walkaway alternatives and options. This course will hone your negotiation skills and build a foundation of knowledge enabling you to provide the best outcome for your organization.

    Greg DeSimone, C.P.M.

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