Face-to-Face Classroom

In-Person Seminars to Accelerate Your Skills

ISM, the leader in supply management education, offers supply management seminars nationwide. These in-person, in-depth learning opportunities bring you face-to-face with experts in supply chain management. With numerous topics geared toward all competency levels, there’s something for everyone, no matter where you’re at in your career.

Not only will you connect with experts in your field, but you’ll benefit from the interaction with your peers in a unique focused classroom-style setting. When the class ends, participants leave with a new network of peers for ongoing support. Our goal is that you’ll leave armed with new skills and knowledge to apply immediately in your role.


Here’s what past participants say about their ISM classroom experience…

The instructor was truly exceptional. He was engaging and wanted the presentation to be informational and collaborative. I want to take another course with him."

The instructor has the ability to blend real-world examples with the concepts being presented to bring it all together."

Excellent instructor with real world experiences that he shared with the group. Templates were exactly what I hoped to gain from this course. It makes implementation quick and easy."

Supply chain gets looked at to find cost savings every day. There was a lot of information in these three days that will allow me to approach that task in a new way."

The information provided was timely and allows those who receive the information AND APPLY IT to be some of the best in the role."

This was probably one of the most valuable courses that I have taken, as it relates to my role. I received many practical tools as well as concepts, rather than just one over the other."

The Benefits of Face-to-Face Supply Management Education


Our supply management seminars are created in collaboration with the industry’s leading subject matter experts, resulting in the most relevant education available in supply management.

Real-World Experience

ISM partners with our industry’s best instructors, who have a wealth of real-world experience to weave into the training. You’ll leave with new skills that are immediately applicable in your role.


Not only will you gain from expert-led instruction, but you’ll have ample time to connect and network with your peers in a unique classroom-style learning environment to broaden your professional network.

Ready to Advance as a Supply Management Professional?

Explore the education calendar to discover the topics, locations and dates of upcoming classes.

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Upcoming Classroom Education

  • December



    Many supply chain professionals learn the basics of contracting on the job. However, to advance in your profession, you’ll need to develop more sophisticated contracting skills. This supply chain management course will provide you with advanced contracting know-how to progress in your career and take on new challenges. In this “beyond the basics” contracting course, you’ll build upon your existing contract knowledge and take it a step further by focusing on how to construct effective customized agreements. For hands-on practice, you’ll review numerous contract clauses and their uses in various situations, including services, software, construction and e-commerce. This course will also address contracts from a global perspective to prepare you with global contracting skills, an in-demand skill set. To ensure this course is applicable to your specific role, you're invited to have copies of your contracts for reference during the program.

    Orlando, FL
    Helen M Pohlig, J.D.
  • December



    Category managers assess demand for a product or service across the organization. The goal of category management is to find innovative ways to reduce cost and increase the competitiveness of the enterprise – not always an easy task. This supply management course will put you on the fast-track to using spend analysis and proven category management techniques to their full advantage. Leave equipped with new skills to excel in your role. During the two days, there will be ample time to participate in practical exercises utilizing new tools and methods to put to immediate use in your job.

    Phoenix, AZ
    Greg DeSimone, C.P.M.
  • January



    Contracts guide key aspects of business strategies and relationships. Many organizations spend a considerable amount of time and resources writing, reviewing, and managing contracts. Having deeper knowledge of terms and conditions will protect your organization from legal risk. This course will build and expand your contracting knowledge to ensure positive outcomes for your organization.

    Houston, TX
    Jeffery K. Sjurseth

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