ISM Web Seminars

ISM presents numerous web-based seminars throughout the year. Join us to learn about new trends that affect your role in supply management. Participate from any location — all you need is a computer with an Internet connection, speakers and/or headphones. Earn one (1) Continuing Education Hour (CEH) for each live web seminar session you attend — And, keep up with the latest developments in supply management.

New ISM Web Seminars

The State of Strategic Sourcing: Connecting the Dots
Thursday, September 25, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Don't miss this Free, 1-hour STREAMING ONLY  Web event hosted by ISM® and sponsored by Zycus.
(See below for participation details)

Ardent Partners' new research report, "The State of Strategic Sourcing: Connecting the Dots", incorporates the strategic sourcing experiences and insights of more than 270 chief procurement officers and other procurement leaders.

This webinar will provide a broad overview of the state of strategic sourcing, including the pressures, challenges, and goals that many procurement teams have vis-à-vis their strategic sourcing programs and how best-in-class organizations "connect the dots" across their processes, capabilities, and technologies to drive superior performance.

Attendees of this webinar will:

  • Understand the state of strategic sourcing in 2014, including how procurement teams are challenged and motivated to perform better
  • See how strategic sourcing tenets — from spend analysis and eSourcing to contract management and supplier performance management — intersect and drive procurement performance
  • Learn what processes, capabilities, and technology enablers that best-in-class procurement teams have in place to outperform the competition
  • Gain recommendations for how procurement teams can improve their strategic sourcing programs and initiatives


  • Andrew Bartolini
    Chief Research Officer
    Ardent Partners

  • Zachary Bolt
    Director, Solutions Consulting
    Zycus Inc.

Participation Details

ISM Web Seminar Participation Details and Instruction

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Interested in sponsoring? For information contact:

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Kathy Braase
Senior Sales Associate
Institute for Supply Management™
480/752-6276 or 800/888-6276, Ext. 3061

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