Institute for Supply Management, India (ISM-India)
An afifliate of ISM, USA
Start your Certification Journey today!    Supply Chain Consultants can register themselves by sending CV for wide range of openings/ consultancies with ISM-INDIA members.   •   Join the largest Supply Management Association in the world   •   Take advantage of great networking opportunities with nearly 40,000 members   •   ISM is the largest Supply Mangement Institute in the world   •   Raising the bar of Supply Management Profession.   •   Introducing World Class Supply Management Training (CPSM)
Value and Benefit for members
Professional Development

CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) ---- CPSM is a highly respected professional credential in supply management.  An upgrade to the renowned C.P.M. program that expands the horizon and bring the 30 year-old successful certification up to date for today’s global supply chain environment, CPSM represent a complete framework of supply management knowledge and skill set, a common professional language, and a general criteria of competency.

Member Discounts ---- Take advantage of special member rates on professional development programs (seminars) held throughout the country, educational resources, CPSM study materials, self-study courses, online resources, and more. Money saved often exceeds the cost of membership dues!

ISM India Local Activities
 
As part of the global ISM membership, ISM-India affiliate members will network with local professionals, develop leadership potential, cultivate communication and relationship skills, and take advantage of local training opportunities. 
  1. Information sharing and update of ongoing evolution of Indian regulation and policy changes
  2. India and surrounding regions cross sharing of Asia supply market trend and movement information via the ISM and associated networks
  3. Sharing of best practices and supply chain and operational strategies in the area of cost reduction, tax minimization, regulatory compliance and supply market intelligence
  4. Facilitation for supply chain interest cooperation and dialog with regulatory bodies
  5. ISM-India Reference Standards -- Indian standards that help members to better comply or enable their business practices. These include: ISM-India Professional Ethics Standard, ISM-India Professional Competency Standard;  Reference to applicable Indian laws and regulation in the areas of contracting and commerce, antitrust, government procurement procedure, patent, copyright, trade secret and trademark, environmental requirement, employment and labor, worker health and safety, transportation and logistics, and banking/finance
ISM Global Resources
 
Inside Supply Management -- Delivered to your door each month, this award-winning publication features articles, case studies, and information that can be applied to your job immediately. In each issue, you'll also find your own copy of the Manufacturing PMI and Non-Manufacturing PMI ISM Report on Business, two of the nation's key economic indicators.
ISM's Annual International Supply Management Conference --  This unparalleled event attracts thousands of purchasing and supply management professionals every year. Distinguished Keynote speakers, leading-edge topics, value-adding exhibits, numerous workshops, and the ISM Semiannual Economic Forecast are just a few of the highlights during the three-day conference. As a member, you receive a discount on registration fees.

CAPS Research ---- CAPS is the nation’s sole research center dedicated to the supply management arena. As a member, you receive copies of CAPS reports at no charge upon request.

Online Resource www.ism.ws ---- Members receive unlimited access to this award-winning site with valuable research tools. You can search an extensive database for information, take part in professional forums, giving you the ability to see how others in your industry or region are reacting to current trends; contact your local affiliate; do your research with ISM’s new Supplier Directory

ISM Knowledge Center ---- Take self-directed online course and earn Continuing Education Hours toward recertification or re-accreditation. There are also free course on cost/price analysis. www.ism-knowledgecenter.ws

Online Career Center ---- Exclusively for members only,  the Career Center allows you to search an ever-changing database of job opportunities offered across the country, post your resume, list a position you’re trying to fill, or utilize other career-enhancing resources.

Professional Groups and Forums ---- If you’re interested in information tailored specifically to your industry, you can join a Group or Forum of professionals interested in the same issues as you. Industry specific networking at its finest!