Blue Ocean Academy, the leading knowledge empowerment enterprise in the MENA region, takes pride in congratulating the International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI) which has been selected for 2020 Best of Lewes Award in the Colleges & Universities category. The Lewes Award Program is an annual program that honours companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.
IPSCMI is a premier professional certification institute, well-known in the United States and all over the world. IPSCMI offers purchasing and supply chain management certifications throughout the world either directly or through its alliance partners.
Blue Ocean has been associated with IPSCMI for more than a decade and the Blue Ocean-IPSCMI alliance has been providing quality training to aspiring purchase and supply chain professionals in the MENA region for several years. Efficient supply chain management is integral to businesses around the world and studies have shown that it contributes to the global GDP. IPSCMI and Blue Ocean Academy together strive to impart knowledge about supply chain management thereby contributing to the global economy.
IPSCMI was established by Dr LeRoy H. Graw, who has several years of experience as Federal Contracting Officer, Contracts Manager and Purchasing Manager for Government Contractors, and as an Educator, Trainer and Consultant. He is the Director and Chief Consultant of IPSCMI, the President and CEO of the American Certification Institute (ACI) and the Global Negotiation Institute.
“It is a proud moment for Blue Ocean Academy as our alliance partner has received the coveted Best of Lewes Award. Considering the relentless efforts of IPSCMI in creating a network of qualified professionals, who are aware of the best practices in purchasing and supply chain management, IPSCMI deserves the recognition by all means,” remarked Dr Sathya Menon, Executive Director at Blue Ocean Academy.
Dr Menon is an MBA from USA, Certified SAP Consultant from Germany, Certified Purchase Manager from USA, Post Graduate in Marketing from UK and Certified International Professional Training Consultant from USA. He has a varied and rich industry experience of over 18 years, which has made him travel to many parts of the world besides heading many business units.