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The Flexibility of Online Education with the Benefit of Live Instruction

Don't let travel restrictions or a crowded schedule derail your educational development as a supply management professional. As the leader in supply management education, ISM offers several flexible training options to achieve your supply management certification, or simply take a course in an area of interest to you for career growth. By investing in yourself, you will gain the higher level of expertise needed for professional growth and success.  

Designed with today's busy professional in mind, ISM offers live online training different lengths and learning styles to ensure you have access to the right materials, in the right format for you.  

Whether you are new to the field or a veteran professional, top experts in the field will help you build your knowledge and skills as a supply management professional with our live, online education.

Live Online Courses to Fit Your Schedule

Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom courses provide the opportunity to connect with your peers and learn from instructors in a focused, online classroom setting. Delivered live through Zoom, your instructor will dive deep into the topic at hand and provide opportunities for networking and collaborating with other participants.

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Guided Learning

Five weeks in length, Guided Learning courses provide a structure for you to work through materials at your own pace. Weekly instructor-led webinars can be attended live or watched on-demand, however attending live affords you the opportunity to engage with your instructor and other participants.

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Webinar topics focus on hot trends, challenges and issues in our industry. They feature leading subject matter experts, offering insights and ideas that you won’t find or hear anywhere else. Webinars are all about timely, relevant information that arm you with valuable knowledge for success. 

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Ready to Advance as a Supply Management Professional?

Explore ISM’s Live Online Supply Management Education Events

Online learning offers the convenience you need as a busy supply management professional to prepare for your supply management certification, or take a single course in an area of interest to you. ISM’s online learning layers in live instructor-led webinars to bring you the benefits of live instruction coupled with the flexibility of online study.

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Join us in the Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom courses offer a similar depth of content as face-to-face classroom seminars. Delivered live through Zoom, your instructor will encourage you to have your video on and that you turn on your microphone to ask questions and participate in discussions. What sets Virtual Classroom courses apart from other online learning experiences is collaboration and networking with other participants.

Upcoming Live Online Education

  • September


    2023's 6th State of Supplier Diversity Report will launch September 12. Every year, survey's the industry to identify challenges, trends and opportunities based on the voice of the supplier diversity and procurement leaders executing your programs.

    Join Aylin Basom, CEO of as she shares key findings from the report. You'll gain insight into the: 

    1. Impact of the economy and politics on programs 
    2. Biggest challenges and successes leaders are seeing 
    3. Levels of executive support
    4. Systems and data sources teams are using to drive success 

    This year's report will also include new data points on the impact of our challenging economic and political climates on supplier diversity as well as new data points correlated to ESG.

    Sponsored by Supplier io. ISM membership is not required to attend – all are welcome.
    Aylin Basom
  • October



    In today's fast-paced business environment, supply chain operations are continuously under pressure. This often results in bottlenecks that are both, costly and time-consuming, leading to missed opportunities for valuable business growth.

    Join two leading supply chain organizations: Wesco - ISM Supply Chain Trailblazer Award Recipient 2023, and Intel - the largest global manufacturer of CPUs and semiconductors, to hear how they work in collaboration with UiPath to achieve tangible business outcomes through Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence at scale. Learn how to transform HTS Classification, speed up data sharing across borders, reduce transaction costs and more.

    Sponsored by UiPath - ISM membership is not required to attend – all are welcome.

  • 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.
  • 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.


Looking for Team Training?

ISM not only provides training for individuals, but provides education for teams from classroom to virtual group learning.

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