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Carolinas: Proven Ideas from Seasoned Executives

When: 4/8/2011
From 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Where: Governors Club County Club
11000 Governors Drive
Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27517
United States
Contact: John McGavisk, ISM-CV

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ISM Invites Carolinas APMP to Join Upcoming Workshop

Proven Ideas from Seasoned Executives

Professional Development Workshop at Governors Club

Colleagues from the Carolinas-Virginia Chapter (ISM-CV) of the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) cordially invite Carolinas APMP members to join their upcoming workshop series entitled, Proven Ideas from Season Executives, onApril 8, 2011.

WHAT: Three memorable workshops led by "seasoned” executives with global experience & dedicated to provide Ideas to Take Home and Put to Work. Topics include:

  • Strategic Portfolio Management – Sourcing, supply and supplier relationship management practice must be aligned to characteristics of the sourcing group and supply market. Learn how to categorize your purchase groups and new strategies for effective supply management in your own organization.
  • Principles of Quality Leadership – Concern for Quality has once again made it to the Conference Board Executive "Top Ten” concerns. Each of us has a key role to play in promoting and ensuring quality programs and products for our organization.
  • Effective Supply Chain Strategy – All products and services have a "supply chain”; the difference is how well it is designed and managed. Selection of suppliers; incorporation of supplier competencies, choice of metrics are among the differentiators that contribute to organizational success.

WHEN: April 8, 2011.

WHERE: Governors Club CC, Chapel Hill, NC (Directions)

COST (Conference): $79 (if registered by 3/8/11); $99 (after 3/8/11).

COST (Golf): $60 (including cart). A special opportunity to play this Jack Nicklaus designed golf course.

RSVP: Early registration ends 3/8/11. To register, contact John McGavisk, ISM-CV (email:; phone: 919-427-2367).


Lowell Hoffman – served 22 years as global Chief Purchasing and Supply Officer for 3 multinational corporations; negotiated in 38 countries; consultant and teacher; Adjunct Professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler, former Trustee, Center for Advanced Purchasing Studies, Chairman, Governors Club Consultants Colloquy (

Mike Adams – Quality Leadership at FPL (winner of the Deming Prize), Microsoft, Allegheny Energy; Board of Directors Malcolm Baldridge Foundation; Conference Board, Juran Institute, consulting and other quality leadership credentials (

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