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

FOR RELEASE: August 14, 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 November 1998. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

  • BENCHMARKING PURCHASING PERFORMANCE: Continuous Process Improvement
    Program 4555
    November 2-3, 1998
    Dallas, TX
    Early Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • STRATEGIC PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT FOR PURCHASING: Implementing Progressive Change
    Program 4556
    November 2-3, 1998
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: Unlock Your Powers of Persuasion
    Program 4557
    November 5-6, 1998
    Cleveland, OH
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE THE BOTTOMLINE
    Program 4558
    November 5-6, 1998
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • PURCHASING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT: Creating a Seamless Process
    Program 4554
    November 5-6, 1998
    Nashville, TN
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $925/Member $725
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,025/Member $825

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism
    Program 4559
    November 12-13, 1998
    Seattle, WA
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • SKILLS FOR ADVANCED PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: There's No Such Thing As A Difficult Negotiation
    Program 4562
    November 19-20, 1998
    Atlanta, GA
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • IMPROVING PURCHASING PERFORMANCE BY USING THE RIGHT TOOLS
    Program 4563
    November 19-20, 1998
    Philadelphia, PA
    Early Bird Registration
    Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration
    Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

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.

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