FOR RELEASE: June 17, 2008
ISM Public Relations
800/888-6276, extension 3143
800/888-6276, extension 3087
(TEMPE, Ariz.) June 17, 2008 — Supply management professionals who are experiencing diminished travel and training budgets are in luck. Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), in collaboration with information and learning company MindEdge, now offers more than 25 selected courses spanning a range of general business topics.
MindEdge courses are available for purchase through the ISM Knowledge Center. Topics areas include personal/career development; finance and economics; general management/HR/administration; and technology. Supply professionals will have access to their desired courses for one year starting from the date of purchase. Choose from more than 25 new courses including:
Visit ISM's Knowledge Center for a list of all courses, topics, pricing information and four easy steps to purchase online course. Go to www.ism.ws. Select Education — Seminars, Conferences, then Online Courses — Knowledge Center. ISM also offers topic-specific, discounted bundles of courses.
As the largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM is proud to recognize professional excellence in supply management with awards such as the ISM R. Gene Richter Awards for Leadership and Innovation in Supply Management and the J. Shipman Gold Medal Award. ISM's membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. Supply management professionals are responsible for trillions of dollars in the purchases of products and services annually. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).