Training

Training

Our profession is advancing rapidly and changing almost daily, posing new challenges to the supply management professional. As our industry evolves, so does professional training. We are the only supply management association that provides training in all areas of our supply management profession.

Please visit our Education Calendar for upcoming events! 


We are in the process of updating our training portfolio. Below outlines the classes available on-site or via Zoom:

  •      "Defending Against Supplier Price Increases"  (2 hours)
  •      "Best Practices in Collaborative Cost Reduction with Suppliers"  (2 hours)
  •      "Effective Negotiations" - Several options
  •      "Principles of Legal Contracting" (4 hours)
  •      "Writing a Best Practice Statement of Work" (4 hours)

If you are interested in any of these classes or have other training needs, contact Randy Christoffersen, Executive Director, or 612.801.8796.

 

Don't forget our monthly Professional Development Meetings!

Upcoming Events

June

25

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Aligning, Redefining, and Thriving in the Era of Disruptions

This session will cover positioning your supply chain operations to quickly adjust to the dynamic forces surrounding supply chain, procurement, and logistics. Strategizing through today’s market and economic ups and downs are key to staying competitive – assessing realignment and redefining it.

Online

July

17

2024

Chapter Meeting

ISM-Twin Cities July Professional Development Meeting - Optimizing Indirect Sourcing Panel

Optimizing Your Indirect Sourcing – Panel Discussion 

Location: Daikin Applied (Maple/Oak Conference Room) 3033 Campus Dr. Plymouth, MN 55441

Sponsor: 700 ISM—Twin Cities, Inc.
Daikin Applied
Aaron Barriger, Jovelyn Comanda Ladua Larson, Peggy S Sowden

July

18

2024

MEMBER WEBINAR
Member Only

Quarterly State of Risk Update

Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.

Online
Thomas Derry, Bindiya Vakil