ISM Offers $99 Special Rate for CPSM® Exam 1 Online Review Course

FOR RELEASE: April 20, 2009

Prepare for your pivotal role in supply management — earn the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®).

(TEMPE, Ariz.) April 20, 2009 — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) now offers CPSM® Exam 1 Online Review Course through its Knowledge Center at an introductory rate. A special member price of $99 is available through May 18, 2009. Standard pricing of $195 for ISM members, $295 for nonmembers begins May 19, 2009.

The CPSM® Exam 1 Online Review Course is for candidates who are preparing for the CPSM® Exam 1. Participants get an in-depth review and assessment of the material in the CPSM® Study Guide by tailoring their course to their specific study needs. The course includes sample test questions, case studies and bonus supplemental content developed by subject-matter experts. In addition, CPSM® Study Guide and CPSM Exam specifications are presented in electronic format as users progress through the course. CPSM® Exam 1 candidates can register for the online review course at

The Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) gives supply professionals a career edge as well as an enhanced ability to see the big picture and impact their organization's supply operation. The CPSM® surpasses the demands of the international marketplace with multifaceted skills in areas such as supplier relationship management, commodity management, risk and compliance issues, and social responsibility.

Review courses for CPSM® Exam 2 will be available May 20, followed in early June by CPSM® Exam 3 Review. Visit ISM's Knowledge Center for a list of all other courses, pricing information and four easy steps to purchase online courses. For questions on the CPSM® qualification, contact ISM Professional Credentials at

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 a not-for-profit membership association serving more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. ISM offers credentialing to professionals around the world with the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

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