Guided Learning

Online Education for In Demand Skills

With Guided Learning, you’ll enjoy the benefits of a flexible self-paced learning schedule combined with weekly instructor-led live webinars. If you do miss a live session, they are recorded and available to you on demand for the duration of the course. Whether you are preparing for CPSM certification or taking a course in an area of interest to you, your self-paced studies will be guided by training modules that contain knowledge checks and practical application activities. Plus, your instructor is available to you throughout the course.


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

The level of detail is excellent, the webinar decks and presentation provide additional insight and examples to support the print materials. It's highly relevant to the procurement industry and easily digestible. I really like this format."

It was well organized and presented and provided a great overview on a wide variety of topics"

The combination of the presentations with the modules that we had to do our own presented the right mix for self-paced learning."

Whether new to supply management or a seasoned professional, this course will teach or refresh/reinforce those who take it."

Easy to fit within my work schedule while presenting a lot of information. Useful to work on my own pace."

I like the instructor led class in combination with reading material. It was good to get our instructor's professional input."


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


Enjoy education that combines flexible learning with live, online instruction and interaction. Best of all, this option is highly cost-effective.


ISM’s Guided Learning courses allow you to experience a combination of live learning and self-paced study.

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 Guided Learning Education

  • Oct-Nov



    Get prepared for the Leadership and Transformation in Supply Management 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.

  • Nov-Dec



    The events of 2020 have demonstrated why it is important for supply management to have strategies to manage both everyday and exceptional risks. To optimize business results, risk must be systematically identified, analyzed and assessed through the global supply chain in terms of impact and probability and supply management must generate options to reduce or mitigate the perceived risks. Led by an ISM subject matter expert, this course covers risk management through weekly webinars and daily, self-paced training modules that consist of online reading, multimedia, knowledge checks and practical application activities. Join us for this Guided Learning to expand your knowledge of risk management so you can identify, analyze and assess risk in the global supply chain.

  • Jan-Feb



    Get prepared for the Supply Management Core 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.