The National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations committed to helping solve the growing need for supplier diversity, recently announced news of the National Minority Business Program Manager’s Seminar that provides supplier diversity the opportunity to gather and discuss the latest trends, challenges and best practices in minority supplier development. Launched in partnership with Certified Professional Supplier Diversity (CPSD), a professional designation offered by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the seminar offers program managers guidance for establishing key strategies that are aligned with overall business goals and objectives.
The interactive program encompasses the key elements of supplier diversity and aims to keep program managers up-to-date on minority supplier development issues affecting their job responsibilities and corporations.
“NMSDC’s enterprise learning solutions and programs play a critical role in the development of supplier diversity professionals and offer great opportunities to learn best in practice solutions and methodologies. They also serve a place to network with peers across different industries,” Carrie McIndoe, VP of Programs and Enterprise Learning, NMSDC told TNJ Senior Editor Sergie Willoughby.
The seminar will be held July 10-12, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, located at 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, IL 60616. The seminar is free for each NMSDC corporate contact. There is a $1,200 fee to send an additional participant from a member corporation. Early Registration is $1,000 until April 28, 2017. After April 28th, registration is $1,200. No refunds will be issued after June 26, 2017.