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

FOR RELEASE: July 20, 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 October 1998. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

  • NAPM'S STRATEGIC SUPPLY MANAGEMENT: World-Class Strategies, Techniques, and Tools for the Purchasing and Supply Management Professional
    Program 4540
    October 1-2, 1998
    Chicago, Illinois
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's CONTRACT WRITING BASICS: What All the Ts and Cs Mean
    Program 4541
    October 1-2, 1998
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (2-Day)
    Program 4542
    October 5-6, 1998
    Las Vegas, Nevada
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (2-Day)
    Program 4546
    October 19-20, 1998
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's BUYING BASICS FOR NONMANUFACTURING AND SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:
    Beyond Widgets and Production Lines
    Program 4544
    October 8-9, 1998
    Tempe, Arizona
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM's SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: Adding Value Through Strategic And Tactical Effectiveness
    Program 4545
    October 15-16, 1998
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • IMPROVING PURCHASING PERFORMANCE: Developing Skills for a Changing Profession
    Program 4547
    October 22-23, 1998
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's STRATEGIC SUPPLIER ALLIANCE: Achieving Organizational Objectives through Relationship Management
    Program 4548
    October 22-23, 1998
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM's SKILLS FOR ADVANCED PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: There's No Such Thing As A Difficult Negotiation
    Program 4549
    October 26-27, 1998
    Tempe, Arizona
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's Achieving Peak Performance when Purchasing Services
    Program 4550
    October 26-27, 1998
    San Jose, California
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM's PURCHASING PROCESS REDESIGN: Transforming Your Purchasing Organization to Meet Today's Needs
    Program 4551
    October 29-30, 1998
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM'S FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: Unlock Your Powers of Persuasion
    Program 4552
    October 29-30, 1998
    Providence, Rhode Island
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

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 its more than 42,000 members in its 180 affiliated associations with opportunities to expand their professional skills and knowledge.

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