Purchasing and Supply Management Professionals Can Sharpen Their Skills Through NAPM's Educational Programs in August

FOR RELEASE: May 27, 1998

Contact: Zenobia Daruwalla
NAPM, Media Relations
Tempe, Arizona
602/752-6276 ext. 3015

(Tempe, Arizona)-The National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) continues its series of professional development seminars designed for business and purchasing and supply management professionals through July 1998. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

  • NAPM's Purchasing 2000: New Tools/New Rules
    (Program 4505), August 3-4, 1998, in Providence, Rhode Island; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Using Cost/Price Analysis Techniques to Improve Cost Management
    (Program 4506), August 3-4, 1998, in Kansas City, Missouri; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Expanded Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (3-Day)
    (Program 4507)August 5-7,1998, in Houston, Texas (Program 4518) August 24-28, 1998, in Baltimore, Maryland; cost is $995 for NAPM members or $1,195 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Using Technology to Improve Your Bottomline
    (Program 4508), August 6-7, 1998, in Newark, New Jersey; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Buying Basics For Non-Manufacturing and Service Organizations: Beyond Widgets and Production Lines
    (Program 4509), August 10-11, 1998, in Orlando, Florida; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Advanced Purchasing Law: Using Purchasing Law to Improve Performance
    (Program 4510) August 10-11, 1998, in Las Vegas, Nevada; cost is $795 for NAPM members or $995 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Effective Supplier Selection and Evaluation: A Strategic Approach
    (Program 4512), August 13-14, 1998, in Tempe, Arizona; cost is $745 NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Skills for Advanced Purchasing Negotiations: There's No Such Thing As a Difficult Negotiation
    (Program 4513) August 17-18, 1998, in Indianapolis, Indiana; cost is $795 for NAPM members or $995 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (2-Day)
    (Program 4514) August 17-18, 1998, in San Jose, California; cost is $795 for NAPM members or $995 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Advanced Contract Writing for Purchasing and Supply Management
    (Program 4515) August 20-21, 1998, in Portland, Oregon; cost is $795 for NAPM members or $995 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's How to Achieve Optimum Results From Supplier Assessments and Certification
    (Program 4516) August 20-21, 1998, in Minneapolis, Minnesota; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • Purchasing and Materials Management: Creating a Seamless Process
    (Program 4517) August 24-25, 1998, in Tempe, Arizona; cost is $725 for NAPM members or $925 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Expanded Purchasing and The Law: The Basics You Need to Succeed (3-Day)
    (Program 4519) August 26-28, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia; cost is $995 for NAPM members or $1,195 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Cost-Effective MRO Management: Tools and Techniques to Improve Your Bottomline Profitability
    (Program 4520) August 27-28, 1998, in Omaha, Nebraska; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

  • NAPM's Achieving Maximum Savings by Reducing Inventory Through Cost-Effective Purchasing
    (Program 4522) August 31-September 1, 1998, in Cincinnati, Ohio; cost is $745 for NAPM members or $945 for associate or nonmembers.

Seminars run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the first day, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the second and third days. Participants earn seven (7) continuing education hours per seminar day. Seven continuing education hours equal one (1) Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) point.

For registration or more information on any of these seminars, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276 or 602/752-6276, extension 401, or visit us on the Internet at http://www.ism.ws, and go to the Products & Seminars area. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (35 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. NAPM provides it's more than 42,000 members in its 180 affiliated associations with opportunities to expand their professional skills and knowledge.

Back to Top