Our self-paced courses and educational books allow you to access materials anytime, anywhere and take courses at a pace that fits your schedule and lifestyle.

Flexible Training Options for Today’s Busy Supply Management Professional

ISM, the leader in supply management education, offers several flexible learning options to gain news skills, knowledge and certification in supply management. Our self-paced educational experiences provide you with easy access to courses containing robust content on the skills you need to be successful as a supply management professional. Through our online options, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to be ready for your CPSD or CPSM certification exams or simply attain new knowledge in a subject area that will allow you to grow in your career. Our books offer supplemental, self-paced learning at a budget friendly price.

Created in collaboration with ISM subject matter experts, our supply management eLearning courses give you the most up-to-date and relevant content on your profession. The modern course design and delivery provides a platform that's mobile friendly, interactive and easy-to-schedule into your busy calendar.

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The Benefits of Self-Paced Education


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


Enjoy self-paced courses that allow you to access materials anytime, anywhere and take your learning at a pace that fits your busy lifestyle and schedule.

Mobile Friendly

Gaining new skills and knowledge on-the-go has never been easier. ISM’s advanced, modern course design is delivered on our interactive, easy-to-use mobile friendly platform. Print options are also available.

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Explore ISM’s Supply Management  eLearning Options

We know that juggling a busy, evolving career with all the other responsibilities in your life is not easy! We aim to make it easy to incorporate career skill-building into your work and life with flexible online education options.

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Featured Education:

Contracting - Elements, Terms, and Conditions

Contracting within supply management continues to be the basis for aligned expectations and performance. An organization must properly define expected outcomes to draft the best contract. This ISM supply management course will ensure you understand the basics, such as key terms and conditions, and enable your organization to legally receive the prescribed goods and services.

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Global Logistics and Transportation

Organizations often underestimate the impact of logistics and transportation within the supply chain. Without an optimized network, goods and services may be late, damaged or lost. By gaining insight into this critical area of the supply chain through this ISM course, you will be able to make more strategic decisions. You’ll leave this supply management course with more confidence to ensure transparency and that cost-efficient solutions are implemented.

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Identifying and Measuring Supplier Risk

Navigating risk is critical for any business. Supply management professionals require knowledge, skills and tools to effectively understand the scope of risk, domestically and internationally. This ISM supply management course on risk management will show you how to identify risk and prepare a risk-management strategy in a dynamic business environment. You will learn how to deliver proactive solutions to ensure your organization is adequately prepared for the known and unknown.

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Self-Paced eLearning Bundles

Building Blocks of Supply Management

With the changing landscape of the profession and the global economy, it’s imperative that you hone your skills and build a solid foundation of knowledge. This bundle includes:

  • Cost and Price Concepts
  • Getting Started with Sourcing
  • Introduction to Spend Analysis
  • Strategic Planning for Supply Management
  • Value Added Sourcing for Services
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Global Category Management Strategies

Organization alignment to category foundation is an often overlook discipline, yet something that can benefit everyone in the business. Take a deep dive into category management best practices and advanced strategies. This bundle includes:

  • Addressing Global Negotiation Challenges
  • Getting Started with Supply Market Analysis
  • Advanced Strategies for Supply Market Analysis
  • Category Management Supplier Segmentation
  • Category Management – Strategy Development
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Inventory Management Strategies

These courses are designed to help you approach forecasting and inventory analysis strategically to determine the methodologies best aligned to your organization’s key objectives. This bundle includes:

  • Supply Forecasting and Planning
  • Advanced Forecasting
  • Inventory Analysis – Planning and Forecasting
  • Inventory Analysis – Segmentation and Variability
  • Inventory Management – Segmentation Strategies
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Legal and Contractual Strategies

Contracting is a complicated environment where failure puts individual and organizations at risk. Build your contract knowledge and set up your organization for success with these courses focused on the legal and contractual competencies. This bundle includes:

  • Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Contract Law Overview
  • Contracting Compliance and Performance
  • Contracting - Elements, Terms, and Conditions
  • Risk, Compliance and Legal Factors
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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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