President's Message

Warm greetings from SIPMM Institute

I warmly WELCOME YOU to Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM).

Since its inception in 1972, SIPMM has been leading professional development in the specialized field of logistics, procurement, and supply chain management. SIPMM is the official publisher of the Singapore Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) every month since 1998. The Singapore PMI has been a leading indicator that is closely monitored by international economists, financial institutions, media and government agencies.

SIPMM Institute was established to conduct industry-relevant courses and develop Future-Ready professionals in logistics, procurement, and supply chain management. The Institute is registered with the Committee for Private Education, and the courses are approved for SkillsFuture funding. In 2016, SIPMM Institute has also launched several digital online courses to facilitate blended mode of learning. These online courses are developed by a team of senior practitioners who are passionate and desirous of matching the skills gaps critical to the professional.

Over more than four decades since its establishment, it is heartening to note that SIPMM has guided the career development opportunity for tens of thousands of alumni; many of whom have risen to assume leadership positions in logistics, procurement, and supply chain management for multi-national companies.

Dr Robert Henry Keith Sloan

Dr Robert Henry Keith Sloan, FCPA, FSIPMM
PhD, University of New South Wales

I am confident that your learning journey at SIPMM will be both exciting and fulfilling, as experienced by those before you.