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 with is that you’ll leave armed with new skills and knowledge to apply immediately in your role.

 

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."

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.

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.

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 1 Day Virtual Classroom Education

  • October

    29

    2020

    Calculating total cost of ownership requires thinking beyond the traditional Procurement goals of reduction in piece price. This course introduces the elements of total cost calculation and encourages the learner to practice developing their own total cost model using templates provided.

    *** Please Note: ISM uses Zoom Meeting for its virtual learning sessions, this free application is required to participate.

    Online
    Brandon Hummons
  • November

    19

    2020

    Negotiations range from a scientific approach to a fine art. Companies struggle with the pace of a demanding workload and often do not get the best possible long-term deal. Gaining clarity of requirements and expectations will drive an optimized negotiation strategy. With this course, you will be able to align stakeholders to gain the upper hand at the negotiation table through various tools.

    *** Please Note: ISM uses Zoom Meeting for its virtual learning sessions, this free application is required to participate.

    Online
    Jeffery K. Sjurseth
  • December

    10

    2020

    It is imperative to differentiate cost and price to gain a competitive advantage. Cost analysis is made up of several components and it is our goal to calculate, document and leverage each. In this course, you will gain insights on application with various supplier segments. Having solid cost data allows an organization to use multiple strategies to gain the best value. You will learn how to gather information from many sources and make an educated decision on how to proceed.

    *** Please Note: ISM uses Zoom Meeting for its virtual learning sessions, this free application is required to participate.

    Online
    Kelly Green, CPSM