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Administration  – July 01, 2019 Members-Only Content
Check out the resources available to help manage the daily activities of your Affiliate, Group or Forum. In this section, the Frequently Used Forms link can be found, which includes instructions for printing ISM membership cards.
Legal Foundations of Supply Management: The Basics You Need to Succeed  – June 26, 2019 ISM Seminars - A broad understand of legal concepts that impact supply management is a must for todays professionals. From ethics to e-commerce, legal issues play a key role in the supply chain. This seminar will help practitioners understand the laws that affect their work with suppliers and customers. It will examine various aspects of contract law, international contracts and electronic communications. When you complete this seminar, you will have a solid legal foundation to better protect yourself and your organization.
Analytics for Supply Management 1: Fundamental Concepts & Techniques <i>(formerly Business Analytics for Procurement)</i>  – June 26, 2019 ISM Seminars - Data is the lifeblood of procurement which is why its crucial that you know how to get the most out of it. This workshop on business analytics will take your procurement activities to the next level. ISMs practitioner/instructor will cover essential concepts and best practices in cost analysis, market analysis and opportunity analysis during this informative workshop that includes valuable hands-on exercises.
Performance-Based Statements of Work (SOW): Maximize Supplier Performance  – June 26, 2019 ISM Seminars - Maximize supplier performance with effective performance-based statements of work (SOW). This highly interactive seminar provides strategic and practical insight into a SOW that result in successful contracts. It explores specific tools and techniques, and examines typical mistakes. You will gain hands-on experience using actual case studies, case debriefings, and Q&A sessions. Dont miss this seminar if your organization seeks to maximize supplier performance.
Administering Contracts: From Award to Completion  – June 26, 2019 ISM Seminars - Sharpen your contract administration skills from start to finish. Organizations today demand top-notch skills through every step of the contract process, and this seminar is designed to meet that challenge. Your expert instructor will take you through the steps of contract administration from the time the award is made through acceptance and final payment. Dont miss this opportunity to ensure contracting success.
R. Gene Richter Scholarship Recipients  – June 21, 2019 Current and prior R. Gene Richter Scholarship recipients. The R. Gene Richter Scholarship Program was established and named in memory of R. Gene Richter, who was a galvanizing force in the field of procurement.
Negotiation Strategies: Beyond the Basics, Optimizing Value  – June 17, 2019 ISM Seminars - Improve your negotiating skills and strategy. This seminar can significantly increase your negotating advantage so you can aggressively identify and capitalize on opportunities. This three-day seminar is designed for the professional who wants to learn advanced, value-focused negotiating skills. It will help you optimize value at the negotiating table and get results.
Contracting: What all the T's & C's Mean  – June 17, 2019 ISM Seminars - When it comes to contracting, understanding terms and conditions is essential. Without this key skill, supply management professionals could be placing their organizations in jeopardy. This popular and essential seminar thoroughly addresses many of the standard terms found in most contracts. It also examines the impact of electronic purchasing. Discussions delve into key terminology, clauses that can be used in drawing up agreements, and examples of contract language. The seminar even offers a hands-on approach because participants are encouraged to bring their own contracts, clauses, and/or purchase orders for review.
Contracting: Beyond the Basics  – June 17, 2019 ISM Seminars - Take your contracting skills up a notch with this advanced contracting seminar. It will build upon your solid contract knowledge and take it a step further by focusing on how to construct effective customized agreements. The seminar reviews numerous contracts clauses and their uses in various situations, including services, software, construction and e-commerce. It also addresses contracts from a global perspective.