Professional Development and
Association for Facilities Engineering
AFE is an international professional organization that
provides members with technical resources on engineering issues. The website has
information on certification programs, conferences and expos, career
opportunities, awards programs, local chapters and a complimentary issue of the
Canadian Association of Supply Chain and Logistics
The Canadian Association of Supply Chain
and Logistics Management is a non-profit organization of business professionals
interested in improving logistics and distribution management skills through
annual conferences, educator forums, management development programs,
roundtables and seminars. This site provides member services and listings,
conference proceedings, events, publications and contact information.
Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)
The CICA's website
offers information about the profession, standards and guidance and information
on conferences and courses, as well as feature stories from the current issue of
Canadian Institute of Traffic and
The Canadian Institute of Traffic and
Transportation (CITT) provides professional development and certification in
transportation and distribution management through distance education programs.
The CITT website provides program information, online forums, corporate
services, event information, related links and the CITT newsletter.
Canadian Professional Logistics Institute
website provides information on the institute's training programs and provides
access to the Canadian Logistics Journal.
Canadian Public Procurement
The website for the CPPC offers
information on joining this council of public sector organizations interested in
furthering the professionalization of public procurement. The site also provides
information on their annual forum, to be held in Ottawa, October 25-27, 2000.
Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS)
CIPS is an
international organization, based in the UK, that serves purchasing and supply
professionals. The CIPS website provides information on certification programs,
specialist seminars and conferences as well as an online bookshop that boasts
over 350 purchasing and supply related titles.
Council of Logistics
The CLM website provides logistics
resources, publications, roundtables and forums, as well as information on
education and career development, conferences and memberships.
Canadian Centre for Management Development
Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) has a key role to play in ensuring
that Canada’s public servants, wherever they are located, have access to the
learning tools and environment to make them the very best. To provide
one-stop access, the CSPS brings together three well-established federal
organizations: Training and Development Canada, Language Training Canada and
the Canadian Centre for Management Development.
Management Institute of Canada (FMI)
The FMI is a
professional association for those interested in public sector financial
management. This site features chapter information, conference details, events
listings, publications and membership information.
Institute for Public-Private Partnerships
IP3 provides governments, bi- and multilateral
assistance agencies, non-governmental organizations and private businesses with
the training and technical assistance needed to foster successful partnerships.
The IP3 website provides details on training activities, workshop series and
technical assistance activities.
Institute for Purchasing & Supply
This website provides links to research
projects, international conferences and courses, software and a "Purchasing
Professional's Toolkit" that includes tools and resources for purchasing
and supply professionals.
Institute of Logistics & Transport
This website offers information on training,
education and professional development, publications including Logistics and
Transport Focus as well as a policy section.
Institute of Operations Management
A UK based institute, the Institute of
Operations Management is involved in operations and production management in
manufacturing and service industries. This website provides the contents of
Control magazine and information on education, membership, events, discussion
groups and careers.
International Federation of Purchasing and Materials
IFPMM is a
non-political, non-profit international organization based on the union of more
than forty national purchasing associations from around the world. The website
offers information on professional development, global education and training,
certification programs, round tables, world congresses and regional conferences.
Society of Logistics (SOLE)
SOLE is a non-profit
international professional society with 90 chapters in more than 50 countries.
The SOLE website provides information on international events, certified
Professional Logistician Program, the Logistics Education Foundation, and the
International Warehouse Logistics
The International Warehouse
Logistics Association, formed after a merger of the American Warehouse
Association and the Canadian Association of Warehousing and Distribution
Services in 1997, serves warehouse logistics professionals around the world. The
website provides "Industry Facts," educational tools and programs, ISO
programs, publications and regulatory updates.
Logistics Association of Australia
The Logistics Association of Australia
website provides information on international logistics events as well as
current reports and related logistics website links.
Logistics Management Institute
Located in Virginia, the Logistics Management
Institute (LMI) is a non-profit, private corporation that provides federal state
and local officials with management advice and support. The LMI website provides
Materiel Management Institute (MMI)
The MMI is aimed at those who take an
interest in public sector purchasing, contracting, inventory and asset
management, warehousing, supply management and all aspects of life-cycle
management in the public service. Their website offers information on membership
and professional development.
Michael Asner Consulting
Michael Asner Consulting offers in-house training on RFP topics. In addition, they have developed four training CDs dealing with RFPs, RFP problems, evaluating proposals and developing a statement of work.
National Association of Purchasing
NAPM is a not-for-profit association that
provides international support, research and education in purchasing and supply
management. This site provides information on professional development, legal
aid, as well as a career centre and literary resources including Purchasing
Today and The Journal of Supply Chain Management.
National Association of
State Procurement Officers (NASPO)
NASPO is a US-based
professional organization for directors of state purchasing offices. The site
includes publications, news items, a list of educational opportunities, as well
as a vendor guide and a list of the state directors and their contact details.
Education Consulting Inc. (NECI)
provides information on NECI's seven contract management training seminars,
including "How to Avoid Indecent Proposals" and "How to Avoid the
Tender Trap". Visitors may also view the current issue of their newsletter,
The Legal Edge.
National Institute for Transport &
The National Institute for Transport &
Logistics website provides information on training and educational programs,
research (reports and case studies), news and featured articles. Topics include:
Logistics Pipedreams and E-Fulfillment.
National Institute of Governmental
The NIGP provides its membership with
education, research, technical assistance and networking opportunities in public
purchasing. This site features information on educational opportunities,
certification programs, news and a members only section.
Buyers Association (OPBA)
The OPBA is a non-profit
professional organization representing public purchasers. The website provides
information on public purchasing training, professional development
opportunities, memberships, tender ads and awards, job postings and the OPBA
Public Service Commission (PSC) of
PSC is the independent agency responsible for
the appointment of qualified persons to the Canadian Federal Public Service.
This site provides information on PSC services, executive programs, development
programs, career opportunities, PSC initiatives, library and publications.
Management Association of Canada (PMAC)
PMAC is a non-profit
association representing purchasers and supply management professionals across
Canada. The PMAC website provides information on the annual conference,
professional development, training and accreditation programs.
College and University Planning (SCUP)
SCUP is focused on
the promotion, advancement and application of effective planning in higher
education. This website provides visitors with a membership application, news,
awards, publications and events.
Society of Competitive Intelligence
This website provides information on
international symposiums, conferences, exhibits and seminars, chapters and
meetings, career opportunities, CI vendors and consultants, peer-to-peer
networks and links to related associations.
This website is divided between public and
members only sections. The public information includes the Supply-Chain
Operations Reference-model (SCOR) Overview Materials, IT vendors, consultants,
researchers and calendar of events.
The Logistics Institute (TLI)
TLI, based at Georgia Tech, provides research
and education programs focused on logistics. The website supplies visitors with
the information on upcoming courses, news and events, TLI research, book
reviews, employment posting/seekers and a glossary of terms related to
Warehousing Education & Research
This website gives information on conferences,
educational seminars, newsletters and articles as well as listings of industry
books and publications, periodicals, links and events.