Press Release – April 2015

Press Release


“Influencing Change training is now included in the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) national educational curriculum.”Atlanta,

April 15, 2015

Paladin Associates is pleased to announce that our Influencing Change training is now included in the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) national educational curriculum as part of their Management and Professional Development offerings. Influencing Change, based on the New York Times Best Seller, Influencer was named 2009 Change Management Approach of the Year by MIT/Sloan Management Review.Whether you’re managing a team of ten or leading a large organization, Influencing Change provides the skills needed to change behaviors. The course is also highly effective for those without formal authority, as well as emerging leaders.

Cecilia Mendoza, Director of Education & Training at ISM states: “We are pleased to partner with Paladin Associates to bring this award winning training to our Supply Chain community.” Barbara Ardell, Vice President & Influencing Change Practice Leader at Paladin responded: “We are honored to be selected by ISM for inclusion among their world-class training offerings.”

The first class is scheduled for June 22nd-23rd in Chicago.

Influencing Change is available now. For product information contact Barbara Ardell at (770) 315-1581 or BMArdell(at)PaladinAssociatesInc(dot)com.

About Paladin Associates Inc.:

Paladin Associates, Inc. is a Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Services company that partners with Clients to reduce their cost of purchased goods and services and increase the effectiveness of Supply Chain organizations. Visit for additional information, case studies, and client testimonials.

About Institute for Supply Management®

Founded in 1915 as the first supply management institute in the world, Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) is committed to advancing the practice of supply chain management to drive value and competitive advantage for its members, contributing to a prosperous and sustainable world. This year, ISM celebrates 100 years of leading, innovating and guiding the profession through the renowned ISM Report On Business®, highly regarded certification programs, and industry-standard training and educational resources. ISM is a not-for-profit organization with global influence, serving supply chain professionals in more than 90 countries.

Press contact:

Renee L. Libby
(770) 335-2020