Founded in 1968, the Philippine Institute for Supply Management (PISM) has evolved to become the country's premier professional association of supply management practitioners. It currently has more than 300 member companies, ranging from conglomerates belonging to the Fortune 500 to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from various industries. Aside from its Metro Manila headquarters, the Institute has three provincial chapters, namely: Cebu, Davao and Negros Occidental.
To be the key contributor to our member companies' success and to the country's global competitiveness by championing the upliftment of the supply management profession and the continuous development of its practitioners to the highest ethical and world-class standards.
To be an acclaimed world-class prime mover and resource center of supply chain management and leadership excellence in Asia.
Over the past four decades, PISM has instituted new programs to develop the competency of the country's supply management professionals. It is continuously strengthening alliances with international supply management organizations. It is a supporting organization of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) based in Tempe, Arizona, USA, an affiliate of the International Federation of the Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) based in Switzerland and the International Trade Center UNCTAD/WTO.
On the local front, PISM undertakes various initiatives together with the academic community to train and develop competent supply management professionals. Among these are the Executive Development Program on Supply Chain Management at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business - Center for Continuing Education, Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management (DPSCM) at the De La Salle College of St. Benilde School of Professional and Continuing Education, Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management (DPSCM) at the Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Supply Management at the university of Makati, Bachelor of Commercial Science Major in Supply Management at the Jose Rizal University, and the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), Tempe, Arizona, USA.