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

  • November

    03-04

    2021

    Are you ready to maximize your supplier performance and supply management negotiation skills? This supply management course will provide you with new knowledge on how to develop effective performance-based statements of work (SOW) to improve your performance with suppliers. Get strategic and practical insight into SOW that aren’t just theoretical but will result in more successful contracts. During the two-day intensive supply management training, you’ll explore specific tools and techniques and examine common mistakes – and, most importantly, learn how to avoid them. You will gain hands-on experience using actual case studies and Q&A sessions. If your organization seeks to maximize supplier performance and it is one of your functional responsibilities, you won’t want to miss this practical and applicable course.

    Online
    Brandon Hummons, CPSM, CPSD
  • November

    16-17

    2021

    Timely and accurate information is the lifeblood of procurement. This makes it crucial that you have the knowledge and skills to get the most out of business information. This course on business analytics will take your supply management activities to the next level. You will cover essential concepts and best practices in cost analysis, market analysis and opportunity analysis. Not only is this supply management workshop rich in information, it also includes valuable hands-on exercises to put your new knowledge into action.

    Online
    David E Malone, CPSM
  • 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.