National Association of Purchasing Management Presents New Strategies and Tactics for Achieving Results with Project Management

FOR RELEASE: October 21, 1998

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

(Tempe, Arizona) — As the purchasing and supply management field takes on a more strategic role in organizations around the world, project management skills are becoming more necessary in the workplace. Do you have the skills necessary to manage projects within the purchasing and supply field?

The National Association of Purchasing Management is producing "Project Management for Supply Management Professionals: Achieving Results with New Strategies and Tactics". This satellite seminar will be held Thursday, November 5, 1998, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Discussions will center on project accountability, phases and intermediate deliverables, risk management, and the selection of appropriate project team members. Some of the topics include: Developing project scheduling and timelines, making appropriate project decisions, setting the project's quality standards, and establishing project communications. A comprehensive analysis of project implementation elements will also be discussed.

Purchasers, supply managers, supervisors, and others interested in learning management basics and effective project management skills should attend.

To register for the satellite seminar, contact NAPM Customer Service at 800/888-6276, or 602/752-6276, extension 401. You can also access the NAPM Web site at for more information, or call NAPM's Fax on Demand at 800/444-6276 and request document #3013.

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 non-members alike with opportunities to expand their professional knowledge and skills. NAPM is comprised of 180 affiliates with 43,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Visit the NAPM Web site at

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