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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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Webinars

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

  • Nov-Dec

    30-02

    2021

    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.

    Online
    Helen M Pohlig, J.D.
    Meeting Full
    Registration Closed
  • December

    09

    2021

    Another technological sea change is upon us and Procurement is poised to help leading organizations reap the benefits. When Procurement is empowered with access to data and the appropriate resources, there's no function capable of doing more.

    Organizations are currently using just 10% of the data available to them. The rest of this digital brainpower presents an untapped opportunity for organizations who embrace AI-enabled solutions. In this presentation, Julien Nadaud will discuss how artificial intelligence introduces new complexities and possibilities and offer insights for making Procurement into a trusted innovator.

  • December

    15-16

    2021

    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.

    Online
    Greg DeSimone, C.P.M.
  • January

    11-12

    2022

    If the thought of unseen risk lurking along your global supply chain keeps you up at night, then this course is for you. It’s impossible to eliminate all risk, but you can prepare for it by learning to identify it, analyze it, anticipate its impact and determine its probability. This must-attend seminar will help you in your quest to reduce and mitigate risk and will give you a solid understanding of risk analysis, managing risk, compliance and execution. Excel based tools and templates will be provided for weighted risk factors, financial impact and probability analysis.

    Online
    David E Malone, CPSM

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

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