ISM-VSC Duel Membership Program
ISM-VSC Duel Membership includes membership with, and benefits from, both Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and Vietnam Supply Chain (VSC). ISM-VSC Duel Membership offers benefits that include volunteer and leadership opportunities, professional development opportunities, valuable contacts with your peers including local networking, educational events to keep you current on supply management topics and trends.
Any person interested in the supply management field shall be eligible to join the ISM-VSC Duel Membership Program.
VSC Members' Benefit
Joining ISM-VSC Duel Membership, you have ability to access to all benefits for member offerred by Vietnam Supply Chain. You will receive support in networking, learning and sharing with other supply chain professionals and further more.
Inside Supply Management® Magazine
Featuring thought-provoking articles, case studies and information on topics relevant to today’s forwardthinking, strategic professionals. Published exclusively for ISM members.
Including: the Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® — two key economic reports published in each issue.
ISM Knowledge Center
The ISM Knowledge Center provides a number of supply management classes which you can take online, at your own pace. Covering topics from cost price analysis to supplier management, the ISM Knowledge Center is a terrific way to sharpen your skills. ISM members receive a discount on registration fees. Even better, selected courses are available for free. Test one out today.
Unlimited Access to ISM's Website
Unlock the possibilities of this valuable resource. Members can search an extensive database of supply management information, contact affiliates or other related organizations, and learn about ISM's assortment of educational products and services. Members also have access to:
The Online Career Center — search a database of employment listings from across the country, post your résumé for organizations to see, search for the perfect employee, or take advantage of other career-enhancing tools. New features added often.
The ISM Online InfoCenter — without a doubt, the largest purchasing and supply management library around. Check frequently — new information is added all of the time.
Professional Groups and Forums
More than 20 different industry or region-specific entities that you can join to network with those facing the same challenges and opportunities.
On virtually everything ISM offers. Savings often exceed the cost of dues:
• Professional development programs (seminars) – online and face-to-face
• Educational resources
• Professional credential study materials
• Self-study courses
ISM’s Annual Conference
An unparalleled opportunity for networking and education that attracts thousands of supply management professionals each year. Distinguished keynote speakers, leading-edge topics, wide-ranging exhibits, numerous workshops, face-to-face Career Center and the ISM Semiannual Economic Forecast are just some of the highlights. Members save hundreds in registration fees.
Enhance your professional development and job performance when you enroll in one of ISM's many seminars held throughout the country each year. Experienced instructors, thought-provoking sessions, and numerous topics are just some of the reasons these programs often fill up quickly. And don't forget — members save hundreds with each registration.
Also available — satellite seminars, broadcast to participating organizations. Addressing different supply management issues and offered several times throughout the year, satellite seminars are live alternatives that allow you to interact with speakers and peers without leaving your city.
Member Benefit Programs
As an ISM member you'll have access to an ever-expanding set of benefit programs, in most cases providing discounts on unique, helpful products and services beyond what can be found elsewhere.
Commodity Tracking via Propurchaser.com — Easy-to-use tools and data to prepare for negotiations and strike better deals. ISM members are entitled to a 60-day trial membership, and savings if they decide to join.
This is 30 days longer than the standard trial period you will see referenced on the Propurchaser webpage. Once you have completed the information form and indicated that you are a member of ISM, an additional 30 days will be added to the standard trial period.
Supply Chain Council (SCC) — ISM members receive access to SCC's SCORmark® supply chain benchmarking database and receive member rates for SCOR Framework and Project workshops. The Supply Chain Operations Reference model (SCOR) is one of the supply chain management community's most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and performance. To access SCC content, visit the ISM member portal on the Supply Chain Council website.
Book Reviews via The Business Source — concise summaries of popular business books delivered to your in-box each month. Learn best practices and powerful insights from leading thinkers such as Stephen Covey, Malcolm Gladwell and Jack Welch. Members receive a subscription to the Business Source for 70% off the retail price.
Purchasing & Supply Sourcing Guide — an online vendor search designed specifically for supply management industry professionals. The Guide enables professionals to conveniently perform targeted searches for industry-related products and services using either a user-defined keyword search, or an alphabetized category and sub-category directory search.
ISM members have limited access to the supply management-related research studies and benchmark reports published by CAPS Research. Providing thorough, practical research products and events aimed at executives with strategic responsibilities for the supply/sourcing/procurement effort.
Professional Development Resources
ISM offers a wide variety of products to help complete your supply management information library. Our books and other self-study products will broaden your knowledge and sharpen your skills. Topics include, but are not limited to, global sourcing, supply management, negotiations, legal issues, and leadership. All ISM members receive discounts on professional development resources.
Important supply management or membership-related content delivered directly to your in-box.
eSide Supply Management — a bimonthly e-publication featuring career advice, research results, international business tips for when you travel, social responsibility case studies, negotiating strategies and more — exclusively for ISM members.
Member's Edge — helpful reminders and information of special interest to ISM members, including new benefits, networking opportunities, educational offerings, and more. Distributed periodically throughout the year.
Hone your interpersonal skills and leadership abilities while serving your profession. Participate in key projects at your affiliate, serve as an affiliate officer, contribute to an ISM Group or Forum, or serve on an ISM committee — such as the ISM Business Survey Committee — and get into the action.
Being active in your profession speaks volumes to coworkers, colleagues, customers and others you interact with every day. For those taking it to the next level — ISM honors members for outstanding performance in the categories of Education/Learning, Innovation/Creativity, Leadership, Marketing/Communicating and Volunteerism.
View ISM's annual Salary Survey and see how you compare to others in the industry. The full report available free to ISM members — a $199 value.
Glossary of Key Supply Management Terms
A valuable tool for supply professionals, academics, researchers and students, the fourth edition of the Glossary includes information from all disciplines within supply management. Available to members through the ISM website.
New Member Benefit — Certificate Frame Program
These high-quality, hardwood frames are specifically designed for ISM certificates. Display your achievement within minutes after receiving in the mail. Just pop it in and hang it in your home or office. Special rates for ISM members.
US$130/member/year - in cash & no red invoice
US$200/member/year - in cash or bank transfer & having red invoice
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