ISM - Institute for Supply Management

ISM - Self-Paced


Our self-paced courses and educational books allow you to access materials anytime, anywhere and take courses at a pace that fits your schedule and lifestyle.
Flexible Training Options for Today’s Busy Supply Management Professional

ISM, the leader in supply management education, offers several flexible learning options to gain news skills, knowledge and certification in supply management. Our self-paced educational experiences provide you with easy access to courses containing robust content on the skills you need to be successful as a supply management professional. Through our online options, you’ll gain the knowledge you need to be ready for your CPSD or CPSM certification exams or simply attain new knowledge in a subject area that will allow you to grow in your career. Our books offer supplemental, self-paced learning at a budget friendly price.

Created in collaboration with ISM subject matter experts, our supply management eLearning courses give you the most up-to-date and relevant content on your profession. The modern course design and delivery provides a platform that's mobile friendly, interactive and easy-to-schedule into your busy calendar.

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Available modules

Advanced Forecasting

Creating Value through Sales and Operations Planning

Supply Forecasting & Planning

Addressing Global Negotiation Challenges

Advanced Concepts in Supplier Financial Analysis Income Statements and Balance Sheets

Advanced Strategies for Supply Market Analysis

Category Management - Strategy Development

Category Management Supplier Segmentation

Contract Law Overview

Contracting - Elements, Terms, and Conditions

Contracting Compliance and Performance

Cost and Price - Applied Analyses

Cost and Price - Total Cost of Ownership

Cost and Price Concepts

Cost and Price Segmentation

Enhancing Negotiation Effectiveness

Executing and Closing Negotiations

From Back Room to Board Room; Procurement As a Strategic Partner

Getting Started with Sourcing

Getting Started With Supply Market Analysis

Identifying and Measuring Supplier Risk

Introduction to Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Introduction to Spend Analysis

Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management

Maximizing Value Through Supplier Relationship Management

Preparing for Successful Negotiations

Principles and Standards of Ethical Supply Management Practice

Procure to Pay Processes

Quality Concepts for the Supply Management Professional

RFx Strategies and Applications

Spend Analysis - Payment Terms

Spend Analysis and Aggregation

Strategic Planning for Supply Management

Supplier Financial Analysis

Supplier Involvement for Value Solutions

Supply Management Pandemic Readiness Toolkit

Supply Network Design

The Future of Sourcing

Value Added Sourcing for Services

Global Logistics and Transportation

Inventory Analysis- Planning and Forecasting

Inventory Analysis- Segmentation and Variability

Inventory Management- Product Rationalization

Inventory Management- Segmentation Strategies

Logistics and Warehouse Management Systems