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

  • Apr-May



    The ISM World all-access pass combines the best of both worlds. You get the in-person experience and the time to dedicate to networking, supplier discovery and the specific supply management breakout sessions you select to attend onsite. In addition, you get 90-day access following the conference to a library of the breakout sessions you may have missed or would like to watch again. It’s the ultimate package extending your conference education beyond the live event to maximize your value.
  • April




    ISM Awards Gala

    The ISM Awards Gala is the culmination event to celebrate the individuals, organizations and teams that demonstrated excellence, created innovative solutions, and set the bar for the supply chain management profession in the last year. Winners from our Supply Chain Trailblazer Awards, 30 Under 30 Supply Chain Stars, J. Shipman Gold Medal Award, and the R. Gene Richter Scholarship will be celebrated. The event includes an hour reception followed by a dinner and awards gala ceremony. Entertainment, networking and celebrating some of the best in the profession will be a highlight of the evening.
  • 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.

    Kelly M Green, CPSM, CPSD