for the volunteer leadership
July 2006, Vol. 18, No. 7
In This Issue
Summer Leadership Training Workshops are tailored specifically for the leadership of ISM affiliates. These workshops offer invaluable networking opportunities as well as sessions addressing both the tactical and strategic training necessary to run a successful affiliate.
Spread the Word — Sharing the Value of Supply Management
At the summer Leadership Training workshops, volunteer leaders will be able to attend a session on communication basics.
Upcoming ISM Seminars
Below is the list of ISM seminars for the months of July and August 2006. For seminar details, please refer to inserts published in the ISM Educational Resource Catalog; call the ISM Customer Service Department at 800/888-6276 or 480/752-6276, extension 401; or log on to the ISM Web site (www.ism.ws) and select the Seminars and Online Learning link.
The New York Board of Regents Program on Noncollegiate Sponsored Instruction (NYBOR PONSI) reviewed the former C.P.M. program and recommended that colleges and universities consider awarding college credit to those who have passed the C.P.M. Exam.
The ISM Web site contains a special area created just for the affiliate leadership — Affiliate Resources. Affiliate Resources is where you'll find information on training, monthly reporting, and available literature and forms.
ISM's effort to recruit and retain members continues with the help of Marketing General Inc. Since we enlisted their help last November, close to 1,000 new members have joined ISM. A continued focus will be on getting lapsed members to renew, as well as refining the process to eliminate recruitment mailings to existing members.
The 7th Annual Services Group Conference is December 7-8, 2006 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas in Scottsdale, Arizona. Look for program information at www.ism.ws/education/content.cfm?ItemNumber=7175&navItemNumber=5579 or visit www.ism.ws, Education - Seminars, Conferences.