for the volunteer leadership
February 2001, Vol. 13, No. 2
In This Issue
For the first time in our association’s history, members will have the opportunity to cast their vote their way. This vote addresses some important issues, including the association’s proposed name change, and you have the power to help decide the issues.
Below is the list of NAPM seminars for the months of March and April 2001. For seminar details, please refer to the seminar insert included in Purchasing Today®; call the NAPM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the NAPM Web site (www.napm.org) and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.
NAPM continues its 2000-01 Satellite Seminar Series with "Streamlining Purchasing Processes with Up-to-Date Practices and Technology Integration," which will air Thursday, April 5, 2001,at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
C.P.M. and A.P.P. News
The last few months of 2000 were record-breaking months for NAPM’s certification programs as candidates worked to complete the former C.P.M. and A.P.P. Exam requirements taken by Customer Service before January 1, 2001. Registrations for the modules doubled and so did the number of candidates actually taking the exams!
Volunteer Appreciation and Management
Where can you sit in the comfort of your own home or office, kick off your shoes, chat with affiliate colleagues across the country, and learn some great stuff, too? At Affiliate Support-sponsored teleconferences, of course!
Make the move to make a difference. Are you standing still in this evolving marketplace? The current economy demands new thinking, new skills, and new tools. Take advantage of this new platform to gain a step up on the competition. Don’t be left behind. Demonstrate to your employer, yourself, and your colleagues that you possess supply management expertise.
NAPM headquarters will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2001, in observance of President’s Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 20.