ISM-Arizona, Inc.

A Chapter of the Institute for Supply Management working together to advance the profession of supply management.

ISM-Arizona Upcoming Member Events

Chapter Meeting: 2022 Arizona Economic Outlook

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 4:00 PM MST

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Mark Paratore, VP - Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Mark will cover the 2022 Arizona and Global economic outlook, trends, and what lies in store for sourcing and procurement professionals in the coming year.

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Webinar: Negotiating via Video Conferencing Systems

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Noon MST

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Graham Crawshaw, Services Director, CASME

Without the ability to meet face-to-face, Procurement has adapted to conduct supplier negotiations via video conferencing. Graham will cover skills that work well and need to be developed to achieve success when negotiating virtually.

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Chapter Meeting: Supply Chain for Non-Profits

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 4:00 PM MST

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Anna McGovern, CSCO, NYC Food Bank

Anna will cover the unique challenges and opportunities that a non-profit supply chain organization faces - especially as many deal with food security during the current pandemic and supply constraints.

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Webinar: Voice of Supply Chain with Sneha Kumari

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Noon MST

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Sneha Kumari

This Webinar will be conducted via LinkedIn Live.

Sneha will cover a timely and pertinent supply chain topic in this engaging webinar.

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Webinar: The Future of End-To-End Supply Chain and Talent in 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at Noon ET

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speakers: Andrew Arcuri - Sr. Vice President, Zachary Boyages – Vice President, Cecelia Etheridge - Associate Vice President, Ross Williams - Sr. Vice President, DSJ Global

Following a year of uncertainty, having the right end-to-end supply chain talent in place is critical to help drive growth among companies. 

This webinar will cover the 2022 industry outlook, in-demand skillsets, compensation/relocation trends, and talent attraction/retention strategies.

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Chapter Meeting: Major League Procurement

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 4:00 PM MST

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Jenti Vandertuig, Director - Procurement, San Francisco 49ers

Curious how sourcing and procurement affects a professional sports team?  How many hot dogs are purchased for a home game?  Jenti Vandertuig will cover the unique challenges she faces as the procurement leader for one of the most storied and revered NFL franchises.

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Webinar: Leading through Conflict in a Multigenerational Workplace

Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Noon MST

Free for Active ISM-Arizona Members

CEHs: 1.0 Hours

Speaker: Michael J. Urick, PhD, MBA, MS, SSGB, SHRM-CP 

Today’s workplaces are more age-diverse than they have ever been. As a result of this, many managers report that they have a hard time leading age-diverse teams. 

This webinar dispels some of the misunderstanding of generational phenomena at work and suggests ways in which different generations can be influenced to work together in a positive manner to help achieve organizational goals. 

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Welcome to ISM-Arizona's new website! 

The last couple of years have been an unprecedented time for our chapter. We've successfully transitioned from in-person meetings to a virtual presence.  The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, and we look forward to an exciting slate of events for the 2021-22 year. 

In case you missed it, ISM-Arizona was featured in July's Inside Supply Management magazine.  

Additionally, I'm happy to announce we've partnered with ISM-New Jersey to provide webinars and CEH opportunities at no cost to current ISM-Arizona members.  These webinars will start August 11 and cover various Sourcing and Supply Chain topics.

Along with our outstanding Board of Directors, I'm looking forward to the coming year.  It wouldn't be possible without your continued support and membership.

David Sebesta, CPSM, CPSD, C.P.M., A.P.P.

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