CASME announces agreement with Institute of Supply Management

Monday, October 12, 2015

The following joint press release by CASME and ISM was issued on 17 September 2015.

CASME, the global membership network for corporate procurement, has announced a cooperative agreement with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM @) to provide continuing education hours (CEF) for ISM members who participate in CASME events.

CASME specialises in bringing procurement professionals together to share detailed marketplace knowledge and trend information with a network of over 10.000 global members. CASME runs more than 175 events on indirect procurement topics every year, including regular RoundTable meetings in cities across North America which are free to attend for members. CASME also publishes regular research and benchmarking reports that help procurement professionals promote best practice and deliver savings for their business.

Under the agreement, ISM members, who are corporate subscribers of CASME will be awarded CEF hours for participation in CASME RoundTable events and web audio Mini-RoundTables. Subscribers can log-in to the CASME Resource Centre to download their Certificate of Participation after attending and event, which will contribute towards the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM @) accreditation.

It only takes three clicks for CASME members to download their certficates from their personalised dashboard on the CASME Resource Centre:

Jonathan Lyles, CEO, CASME, commented:

"It is a core part of our strategy to work with prestigious profesional bodies around the world. We are delighted that the ISM has recognised the contribution that CASME membership makes towards the advancement of professional procurement skills and look forward to working closely with them in the future."

Nora Neibergall, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, ISM notes:

"ISM is pleased to be able to offer our members more opportunities for Continuing Education Hours. This will provide those working on recertification a greater opportunity to advance their knowledge and progress along their career path."



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