Chemical Management Services Training Program
February 24-26, 2009
The Lenox Hotel
Boston, MA

Program Agenda: Click here for the final program agenda.

Hotel Reservations:
Rooms are available at the Lenox for the discounted group rate of $169/night through Friday, February 6th. To make a reservation, call 1-800-225-7676 and mention that you are with the Chemical Strategies Partnership group.

Required Reading Materials: Click here to download course reading materials.

Who should attend: CMS Program Managers, purchasing managers, CMS on-site managers, CMS business development professionals, and those interested in developing a chemical management program.

Program description:
This intensive three-day program is designed to help professionals develop their capabilities in areas related to comprehensive chemical management.   The program includes training on business case development, scoping a program, negotiating a contract, initiating process improvements, new regulatory impacts, and change management theory.  The training provides a unique format with CMS providers and customers interacting and discovering their differing perspectives.

Instruction will be led by the Chemical Strategies Partnership management team, with several presentations from CMS practitioners and industry experts.   The program also has a focus on developing the leadership, organizational and communication skills of CMS professionals.

Special Features:

  • Tour a CMS program site and experience the plant-level workings of an established CMS program
  • Participate in 3 interactive training modules covering various aspects of a CMS program; the interactive baselining session will be presented in conjunction with Scott Little, Global Commodity Manager, United Technologies Corporation
  • Network with diverse industry players, including customers and suppliers from various sectors as well as Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction planners

This CMS training is sponsored by CSP and CSP membership and is produced in collaboration with the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI).

Registration for this event is now closed.