The National Association of Purchasing Management Offers Advanced Contract Writing Seminar For Supply Managers in Nashville, TN November 9-10, 2000

FOR RELEASE: August 15, 2000

CONTACT: Kristen Kioa
  NAPM Media Relations
  480/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, AZ) - Experienced supply management professionals who desire to increase their skills and knowledge of how to analyze and draft various types of contracts will benefit from the National Associations of Purchasing Management's (NAPM) seminar: Advanced Contract Writing for Purchasing and Supply Management, November 9 - 10, 2000.

This seminar is recommended for those with a fundamental knowledge of business contracts, purchasing law, and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Supply managers will learn how to analyze various agreements, confidentiality contracts, purchasing contracts, design contracts, construction contracts, and their key provisions; how to avoid the most common pitfalls in purchasing contracts; and the use of liquidated damages, warranty, and indemnity provisions in transactions.

Early bird registration (30 days prior to the program start date) for NAPM members is $895, $1,095 for nonmembers. Participants earn 14 continuing education hours.

For registration or more information on this seminar, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, extension 401; or visit NAPM on the Internet at and go to the Professional Development/Education area of the site. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (43 pages), call NAPM's Fax on Demand at 800/444-6276 and request document #0264.

The National Association of Purchasing Management is a not-for-profit association that provides national and international leadership in purchasing and supply management research and education. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 181 affiliates with more than 46,000 members throughout the United States. Visit the NAPM Web site at