No December Program Meeting
Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas
Upcoming Chapter Events
January Meeting - Wednesday, January 27th
Speaker - Mike O'Malley
VP of Procurement CSX
More details to follow
ISM 2016 CONFERENCES
New Orleans Downtown Marriott At the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd New Orleans, LA 70130
February 10-12, 2016
For information on these and other ISM Conferences visit
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What is ISM--Florida's First Coast?
ISM--Florida's First Coast is a local not-for-profit affiliate of the national
organization, the Institute for Supply Management that seeks to promote
the Supply Management profession and assist purchasing professionals
as they move toward the highest levels of professional performance.
Why become a member of ISM--Florida's First Coast?
There are several advantages in being a member ISM and
NAPM-Florida's First Coast:
- Development Opportunities
- Professional and Educational Discounts
- Networking with other Professionals
- Employment Opportunities
Break through the competition and make the move to gain supply management's most prestigious designation. ISM launched the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) program in May 2008. The CPSM® is the credential that surpasses the demands of the international marketplace with multi-faceted skills in areas such as finance, supplier relationship management, organizational global strategy and risk compliance. It can give you the edge you need in this global marketplace along with the potential to earn more (ISM 2012 Salary Survey)
Is it time to recertify? Do you find that you have not kept up with your
CEH credits? Do not panic, simply visit the ISM Knowledge center,
where for a minimal fee you can complete a courses and earn CEH credit.
SUPPLY CHAIN TERMS OF THE MONTH
A series of connected functions and activities at the same hierarchy with similar positioning in the organization.
- MARKET CAPITALIZATION (MCAP)
The aggregate value of an organization or stock, derived by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by their current price per share. Generally, the U.S. market recognizes three market cap divisions: large cap (usually $5 billion or more); midcap (usually $1 billion to $5 billion); and small cap (usually less than $1 billion), although the cutoffs between the categories are not precise or fixed.