ISM Offers Educational Seminars for Supply Management Professionals At Every Level in October 2002

FOR RELEASE: July 26, 2002

CONTACT: Kristen Kioa
  ISM Media Relations
  800/888-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, AZ) - The Institute for Supply Management™ continues its mission in educational excellence by providing supply management professionals at every skill level and season of their career with leading educational seminars in October 2002.

Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism #4520 (3-Day)
New to supply management? Need a refresher course? This course is valuable whether you are new to the profession or just need to brush up on your skills.
October 2-4, 2002
Cincinnati, OH

Global Competency Skills for World-Class Supply Management #4521
Professionals who want to gain a competitive edge through global sourcing and creating value from global alliances will find this seminar valuable. Participants will learn the opportunities and challenges of supply management in the global Web-enabled world.
October 7-8, 2002
Chicago, IL

Capital Equipment Purchasing: Big Risk, Big Dollars, and Big Results #4522
Are you a professional seeking answers about effectively purchasing large-dollar capital equipment while minimizing risk and maximizing profits? This seminar is for you!
October 7-8, 2002
Washington, DC

Purchasing and the Law: The Basics You Need to Succeed (3-day) # 4524
New and experienced supply management professionals seeking to gain a broad understanding of legal concepts affecting purchasing will find this seminar valuable. This in-depth, three-day seminar is full of real-world case studies and videos to provide relevant examples and enhance learning.
October 21-23, 2002
Las Vegas, NV

Cost Effective Supply Chain Management #4525
This seminar is valuable to experienced professionals interested in learning strategies to optimize a lean supply chain. Expect a unique, hands-on educational program exploring all aspects of lean supply chain management.
October 21-22, 2002
Chicago, IL

Commodity Teams: Leveraging Value Across the Whole Organization #4526
Do you want to learn how successful commodity teams function? How about how to measure team success and how to effectively communicate value delivered? This program is valuable to those who are or may become members of a commodity team initiative in their organizations.
October 21-22, 2002
Tempe, AZ

Improving MRO Management #4523
Do you want to reduce costs and increase the effectiveness in your MRO procurement? You'll learn how to leverage your MRO spend for significant cost reduction with this seminar.
October 24-25, 2002
St. Petersburg, FL

For complete course descriptions and registration information, please contact ISM's Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401. Seminar information and registration is also available at

The Institute for Supply Management™, established in 1915, is the world's leading educator of supply management professionals, is a valuable resource for decision makers in major markets, companies, and government, and reflects the increasing strategic and global significance of supply management. For further information, see the ISM Web site at

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