God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. (Serenity Prayer, Reinhold Niebuhr)

Professional Societies in Supply Chain Management

Active participation in a professional society is a key to long-term career success. In supply chain management there are several of those to choose from, each with a focus in a particular area of supply chain.

The benefits for membership include:

Four Key Societies

The following are the four most active professional societies in supply chain

Supply Management

Operations Management

Quality Management

Project Management

www.ismworld.org www.ascm.org www.asq.org www.pmi.org
$35 student membership Free student membership $31 student membership $32 student membership
Indy ISM Chapter Indy ASCM Chapter Indy ASQ Chapter Indy PMI Chapter


The best way to begin a career in supply chain is to get involved with at least one of these professional societies. The networking alone is worth the price of membership.