Virtual Classroom

Online Education for In Demand Skills

ISM, the leader in supply management education, now offers in-depth supply management courses live and online. These in-depth learning opportunities connect you to experts in supply chain management. With numerous topics geared toward all competency levels, there’s something for everyone, no matter where you’re at in your career.

Not only will you connect with experts in your field, but you’ll benefit from the interaction with your peers in a unique, online classroom setting. Delivered live through Zoom, your instructor will encourage you to have your video and microphone on so you can ask questions and participate in discussions. Our goal is that you’ll leave armed with new skills and knowledge to apply immediately in your role.

The Benefits of Virtual Supply Management Education

Expert Delivered

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

Real-World Experience

ISM partners with our industry’s best instructors, who have a wealth of real-world experience to weave into the training. You’ll leave with new skills that are immediately applicable in your role.

Collaborative

Not only will you gain from expert-led instruction, but virtual breakout rooms will afford you the opportunity to work with and connect with your peers as you work through case studies and problem sets.

Meet Some of the Virtual Classroom Instructors

ISM instructors are industry-leading subject matter experts. They are dedicated to the profession of supply management and to helping practitioners succeed. Hear more about their experience teaching ISM courses.

 

Here’s what past participants say about their ISM Virtual Classroom experience…

This course felt very aligned with my day to day job. I can see many instances where I will be able to apply what I learned in the course to agreements and negotiations in my current role"

Course was very well presented virtually.  Much of the information is not taught anywhere else and it's not common knowledge."

This was extremely useful and I learned many new techniques I will be implementing right away!"

"EXCELLENT instructor! Very knowledgeable and managed time very well. Great examples, great pace, good sense of humor!

I would not change a thing. And I appreciated that [the instructor] made the class interactive…"

I would recommend this course to others because its a great segue for anyone interested in developing a SRM program and an introduction into many of the common areas businesses focus on."

Interested in Multi Day Virtual Classroom?

Multi-day Virtual Classroom courses contain the same depth of material as in-person seminar courses. They have the same level of engagement with the instructor and with other participants. We hope to see you in the Virtual Classroom soon!

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Upcoming Virtual Classroom Courses

  • September

    27-29

    2022

    When it comes to contracting, understanding supply chain terms and conditions is an essential part of the job. This skill is so critical that without it, supply management professionals can place their organization in jeopardy. This popular and essential supply chain course thoroughly addresses many of the standard terms found in most contracts and also examines the impact of electronic purchasing. Discussions delve into key terminology, clauses that can be used in drawing up agreements, and examples of contract language. As with all our supply management courses, you will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into action. In this course, you are encouraged to bring your own contracts, clauses, and/or purchase orders for review and hands-on practical learning and application.

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

    12-13

    2022

    When the objective is to lower cost and prevent supplier price increases, world-class organizations look closely at what and how they buy. Those involved in the Supply and Contracting activities are critical contributors to the organization’s ability to achieve high-level performance and will bring dramatic bottom line impact when equipped with the skills to both resist supplier price increases and identify and implement savings opportunities in today’s volatile marketplace.

    Online
    Robi H Bendorf, CPSM, C.P.M.
  • October

    25-26

    2022

    You’ve got the fundamentals of supply management down and are off-and-running in your purchasing career. Now, it’s time to take the next step and boost your skills and knowledge for even greater success. This sourcing training will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed and offers hands-on exercises using quadrant analysis and supplier evaluations. It also examines how to develop content for a service-related RFP. This course will ensure you have the most up-to-date skills and knowledge for strategic sourcing. You’ll gain resources to add new value to your organization. This course is an excellent follow-up to the Fundamentals of Purchasing course.

    Online
    Brandon Hummons, CPSM, CPSD