Global-Link: NMSDC’s International Program works with non-governmental organizations in other countries to replicate the NMSDC model and link historically-excluded populations and corporate purchasers to create mutually beneficial economic partnerships. Click here to view a calendar of International Events.
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Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP): is a one-week intensive course that features an interactive curriculum focused on finance and accounting; human resource management; leadership; marketing and brand strategy; relationship marketing and strategic thinking. In today's business environment, success in these six functional areas will help position minority suppliers for increased procurement opportunities in the domestic and global supply chain. Participants return to their businesses with new skills, a renewed personal energy, and a valuable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.
Watch NMSDC President Joset Wright-Lacy share her views of MBEP in this video .
Minority Business Program Manager's Seminar - Offered free of charge to NMSDC national corporate members.
Supply Chain Management (SCM) Video Series: Click here to view a 12 part video series to educate NMSDC certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises about the sourcing process, the importance of having a SCM professional on the team, and the benefits of SCM.
Supplier Diversity Online Course: This NMSDC course provides corporations with a comprehensive overview of minority supplier development; Best Practices for planning, implementing and assessing a supplier diversity process; and tools to ensure maximum impact and relevance to a company’s business strategy.
Regional Training Seminars: These NMSDC professional development seminars are designed to provide sourcing and supplier diversity professionals access to the most current and effective concepts in supplier diversity process management.
NMSDC recognizes the commitment to minority supplier development made by corporations, MBEs, its affiliated Councils, and supplier diversity professionals during its annual Minority Business Leadership Awards Dinner-Dance in May and at its annual Conference and Business Opportunity Fair in October. NMSDC presents awards for long-term achievement to a corporation and two MBEs at the Dinner-Dance.
The Corporation of the Year, Minority Supplier Development Leader of the Year, Regional Council of the Year and Suppliers of the Year are honored at the annual Conference.