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.

Upcoming Guided Learning Education

  • May-Jun



    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.

  • June



    This course has been designed for Certified Professional in Supply Management®  (CPSM®) designation holders who would like to assist others as they prepare for their CPSM exams. This course will cover best practices in the educational and association fields, including ISM's vision for the CPSM, adult learning theory, ADDIE Model, Engaging and motivating learners, updates to exam specifications and candidate courseware. Upon completion, instructors are granted a qualification status demonstrating they have made the commitment of excellence. Eligible instructors must have a current CPSM certification. Instructors will also receive the CPSM 2018 Instructor Courseware to deliver their own workshops. This course is worth 10 CEH's.

    This is a two week online course with 3 live webinars. If you are not to attend live they are also available ON-Demand after the live event.

    Monday- June 19th, 2023 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST

    Friday- June 23rd, 2023 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST

    Friday- June 30th, 2023 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST

  • Jul-Aug




    Supply Management Core

    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.