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May 2008, Vol. 20, No. 5
In This Issue
Here's a great opportunity for you to take CPSM Exams 1, 2 and 3, the CPSM Bridge Exam or attend a Train-the-Trainer session before, during or after Leadership Training Workshops this year.
Upcoming ISM Seminars
List of ISM seminars for the months of June and July 2008.
Professional Credentials (Formerly Known As Certification)
A certification, a degree and relevant experience are key to get in the employment door, to get promoted and to get the higher salary you deserve. Make sure you are qualified for high-level positions or prepared to compete if your company downsizes.
Spread the Word — Sharing the Value of Supply Management
The Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) qualification makes its debut this month. In the very near future, it is likely that members of your affiliate will earn this new credential. This is a great way to gain media attention — but just how do you get the news out
Couldn't make it to St. Louis for ISM's 93rd Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit? Get up to speed by checking out the Online Conference Daily.
Finding good program ideas for monthly meetings can be difficult — but not if you consider the range of expertise represented by the ISM Speakers Directory. A list of instructors and topic presenters on a wide range of subjects is available on the ISM Web site.
When ISM asked, "What did your affiliate do to increase membership?" the president of NAPM—Florida Steve Sheffield C.P.M., A.P.P., replied: We believe what made the difference this year is that we got involved in a number of initiatives that enabled us to let people know who we are and what we do.
The 2nd Annual Hispanic Executive Supply Management Summit is August 7-8, 2008 at the Doubletree Hotel in Washington, D.C.