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

FOR RELEASE: November 13, 1998

CONTACT: Zenobia Daruwalla
  NAPM Media Relations
  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 February 1999. NAPM will present seminars at the following locations across the United States:

  • NAPM'S USING COST/PRICE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE COST MANAGEMENT
    Program 4610
    February 1-2, 1999
    Oakland, California
    Early Registration: Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM'S EFFECTIVE SUPPLIER SELECTION AND EVALUATION: A Strategic Approach
    Program 4611
    February 4-5, 1999
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Early Registration: Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM'S PURCHASING AND THE LAW: The Basics You Need To Succeed (2-Day)
    Program 4612
    February 8-9, 1999
    Baltimore, Maryland
    Early Registration: Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM'S BUYING BASICS FOR NON-MANUFACTURING AND SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS: Beyond Widgets and Product Lines
    Program 4613
    February 8-9, 1999
    Seattle, Washington
    Early Registration: Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM'S EXPANDED FUNDAMENTALS OF PURCHASING: The Building Blocks of World Class Professionalism (3-Day)
    Program 4614
    February 10-12, 1999
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Early Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095

  • NAPM'S PURCHASING AND THE LAW: The Basics You Need To Succeed (3-Day)
    Program 4615
    February 17-19, 1999
    St. Petersburg, Florida
    Early Registration: Nonmember $1,195/Member $995
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,295/Member $1,095

  • NAPM'S IMPROVING PURCHASING PERFORMANCE: Using the Right Measurements and Tools
    Program 4616
    February 18-19, 1999
    Denver, Colorado
    Early Registration: Nonmember $945/Member $745
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,045/Member $845

  • NAPM'S STRATEGIC SUPPLIER ALLIANCE: Achieving Organizational Objectives through Relationship Management
    Program 4617
    February 22-23, 1999
    Tempe, Arizona
    Early Registration: Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM'S SKILLS FOR ADVANCED PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: There's No Such Thing as A Difficult Negotiation
    Program 4618
    February 22-23, 1999
    Secaucus, New Jersey
    Early Registration: Nonmember $995/Member $795
    Late Registration: Nonmember $1,095/Member $895

  • NAPM'S FUNDAMENTALS OF PUCHASING NEGOTIATIONS: Unlock Your Powers of Persuasion
    Program 4620
    February 25-26, 1999
    San Diego, California
    Early 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 NAPM's products and seminars section on the Internet. For a complete NAPM Seminar catalog (43 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. The association exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession. NAPM provides members and nonmembers 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 http://www.ism.ws.