ism-sem calendar

  • September 17, 2015
  • ISM-SEM Member Meeting: Leveraging Social Media in Business: Maximizing Your Time, Minimizing the Waste
  • Location: Ukrainian Culture Center, Warren
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  • October 15, 2015
  • ISM-SEM Member Meeting: Understanding Lean Six Sigma and its Use in Supply Chain Development
  • Location: Marriott Detroit Livonia - 17100 Laurel Park Drive North - Livonia, Michigan 48152
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  • November 19, 2015
  • ISM-SEM Member Meeting: Topic to be Announced
  • Location: Location to be Announced
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  • December 17, 2015
  • ISM-SEM Member Meeting: Holiday Networking / Social event
  • Location: Location to be Announced
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other events of interest

  • June 04, 2015
  • APD Seminar: Strategic Negotiations
  • Location: WMU - Downtown Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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  • June 05, 2015
  • APD Seminar: Strategic Negotiations
  • Location: WMU - Haworth College of Business, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5457
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  • June 18, 2015
  • APD Seminar: Effective Strategies and Analysis for Buying Capital Equipment
  • Location: WMU - Haworth College of Business, 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5457
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  • June 19, 2015
  • APD Seminar: Effective Strategies and Analysis for Buying Capital Equipment
  • Location: WMU - Downtown Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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INSTITUTE FOR SUPPLY MANAGEMENT - SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN

The mission of ISM - Southeast Michigan is to serve our members as an affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management by providing superior opportunities for education, networking, and career enhancement as a means of advancing and promoting the leading edge practices and profession of Purchasing and Supply Management.

ISM - Southeast Michigan (ISM - SEM) is an Affiliate (04-170) of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Headquartered in Tempe, AZ. 

Our local affiliate in Southeast Michigan has approximately 350 members. Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is one of the most respected educational associations in the United States. ISM is a communication link with more than 40,000 purchasing and supply management professionals. Full Membership in ISM - SEM entitles you to all benefits of both our Local and the National Organization. Both ISM and ISM - SEM are not-for-profit associations.

Monthly dinner meetings are held at multiple locations in and around Metro Detroit and consist of a mini-seminar, followed by a sit-down dinner, and completed with an after dinner key-note speaker. Annual membership dues are $270.00 which includes the cost of all of the monthly dinner meetings, and guest attendance is generally $35.00 per meeting.

Membership requirements are simple. Anyone whose primary responsibilities are in procurement, logistics, supply chain or materials management is a candidate. The most important requirement is a thirst for knowledge, continuous improvement, and ongoing professional development.

For a full list of membership requirements, click here.

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