FOR RELEASE: August 16, 2002
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(Tempe, AZ) — The Institute for Supply Management™'s (ISM) Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) certification is for entry-level professionals primarily engaged in the operational side of the supply function and for those involved in purchasing and supply support activities and supply teams.
Those earning the A.P.P designation will review a wide variety of subjects and as a result, will have a better understanding of the profession. Individuals with A.P.P. certification prove to management that they have the skills and ability to find solutions, apply lessons learned, and approach challenges with confidence and insight.
ISM has developed study materials, online courses, and self-study courses designed to prepare an individual to successfully master the A.P.P. exam. A.P.P. study material, online courses, and self-study courses that are currently available are:
A.P.P. Online Review Courses:
A.P.P. Self-Study Courses
To find out more about what an A.P.P. designation can do for you, contact ISM's Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276, extension 401, or visit the ISM Web site at www.ism.ws.
The Institute for Supply Management™, established in 1915, is the world's leading educator of supply management professionals and 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 www.ism.ws.