Other Education Opportunities

From time to time, we will post other ISM chapter educational opportunities here. Click on the event links to learn more and/or to register.

Key Elements of Project Management for Supply Chains

Thurs, Oct 6, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Project Management processes and tools are found in every function of a business, and supply chain is no exception. Project management is not necessarily linked to supply chains, and supply chain management doesn’t often included specifics of project management, but there is some powerful synergy when the two are combined. 

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • Shared core values of PMI and supply chains (honesty, responsibility, respect, fairness)

  • Most common applications / use of project management for supply chains

  • Supply chain contracts and PMI phase comparison

  • Shared challenges

  • A winning combination when paired effectively

Speaker: Jane Tierney, MBA, CPSM, Purple Link

 

Smart Contracts and Blockchain

Tues, Oct 11, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

Smart contracts with blockchain technology will have a profound effect on how companies and individuals do business with one another. They provide better visibility, speed, and security while lowering costs and risk. In this webinar we’ll discuss:

  • What are smart contracts, and why does blockchain matter?

  • What are the Pros and Cons of the technology?

  • What are the leading products and approaches?

Speaker: Steven Nichols is the founder of Banyan Business Outcomes, where he developed a body of knowledge and toolset to help clients source and manage technology providers who can become true partners. 

Centre's of Excellence – Implementation, Running and Value

Tues, Oct 11, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Procurement Centres of Excellence are developing in many companies as procurement concentrates its resources into a central (physical or virtual) team to provide support across the function. CASME’s Graham Crawshaw, Procurement Content Director, returns to share some of the latest approaches in setting up and running a COE. The presentation will look at the implementation and role of the COE, the range of support provided to category managers, the value it delivers and the skills required to work within it.

Speaker: Graham Crawshaw, FCIPS Chartered, Procurement Content Director, CASME

The Voice of ERP with David Stephans, President, Rootstock Software

Thurs, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

In this monthly 45-minute show, the 2nd Thursday of the month, our host, Sam Gupta will interview one guest who will share their stories of successes and challenges with their ERP systems.

Guest – David Stephans, President, Rootstock Software

SUPPLY CHAIN - INFORMATION FLOW: THINK DIFFERENTLY ABOUT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Wed, Oct 26, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Our guest, Amanda Prochaska, Founder & Chief Wonder Officer, Wonder
Services, will be interviewed by our host, David Johnson, Head of Supplier
Management, Zoetis.

Future of Procurement Tech 

Thurs, Oct 27, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Moderater: Madison Mobley, Head of Belonging, Inclusion, & Culture | Fairmarkit
Panel: Jim Haining, CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., Purchasing Manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District | Southern Nevada Water Authority

Best Practices in Global Supply Chain

Tues, November 1, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MDT

This 90-minute session is a comprehensive discussion on implementing and maintaining best practices in the global supply chain. This session includes consideration of the “new normal” caused by the pandemic and disruption to international trade. Examples will be provided on how companies can create competitive, sustainable, and resilient operational structures for long-term supply chain operations.


Speakers:
Joe Mantello, Director of Logistics, Qosina Corporation
Kelly Raia, COO, Blue Tiger International
Tom Cook, CEO, Managing Director of Blue Tiger International

Supply Chain Information Flow: Navigating Cultural challenges as a Global Leader

Thurs, November 3, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Our guest, Klauss Villalva, Global Procurement Category Leader for Capital Projects, Corteva Agriscience, will be interviewed by our host, David Johnson, Head of Supplier Management, Zoetis.

Procurement’s Role Supporting the Company’s ESG and Sustainability Initiatives

Wed, November 9, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

ESG and Sustainability have both become massive buzzwords in the procurement world but what exactly are organizations doing to support company-wide initiatives, find out what is typically in scope, how to start and what procurement is doing in this area. CASME’s Graham Crawshaw, Procurement Content Director, returns to share some of the latest approaches supporting ESG and Sustainability going beyond the hype and focusing where to add value.

Speaker: Graham Crawshaw, FCIPS Chartered, Procurement Content Director, CASME

The Voice of ERP with Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group

Thurs, November 10, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT

In this monthly show, the 2nd Thursday of the month, our host, Sam Gupta will interview one guest who will share their stories of successes and challenges with their ERP systems.

Special Guest: Lisa Anderson, President of LMA Consulting Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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