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Leadership and Professionalism

07/28/22

Zoom Virtual Platform

09:00 AM EDT
07/25/22
10
Starting at $832.50
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DESCRIPTION

This workshop will take place on the Zoom webinar platform, please download Zoom here https://zoom.us/download

Workshop Dates: July 28-29, 2022

CPD: This workshop is worth 10 CPD credits. 

Early Bird Registration until June 24, 2022

  • Members: $832.50 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1102.50 + taxes

Regular Registration

  • Member: $925.00 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1,225.00 + taxes

Workshop Overview

The goal of this workshop is to develop the abilities of SCMP candidates to become supply chain leaders and supply chain management professionals, i.e., to lead groups of people and to manage change.
 
This workshop focuses on the issues in leadership and professionalism, such as developing best practice leadership characteristics, becoming self-aware, creating a vision and a mission statement, and performing the steps toward effective leadership.
 
The Leadership and Professionalism workshop draws from the works of a variety of credible and well-respected "thought leaders" in the areas of leadership, management and human relations.
 

Workshop Goals

Upon completion of this workshop candidtes should be able to:

  • Apply the five best practices of leadership
  • Identify the ways to adapt your behaviour to individuals to build effective relationships
  • Critique your organization's vision and mission statements
  • Select appropriate applications for each of the four leadership styles
  • Differentiate between the continuity and discontinuity perspectives
  • Develop ways to build a cohesive team
  • Describe critical steps and roles in the change management process
  • Determine the appropriate approach to handling conflict
  • Create and present a leader profile

Instructor: Dan Georgescu

Dan Georgescu is a business consultant specializing in supplier development. Dan helps companies achieve efficiency goals and extract additional value from their supply chains.

Dan works as a supplier technical assistance resident in Global Purchasing for Ford Motor Company.

His expertise is in supplier development, suppliers’ strategic alignment, supplier performance measurement, strategic sourcing, supply base segmentation and optimization, quality operating system, production efficiency improvements, total quality, lean six sigma, and statistical process control.

He is a faculty member in the BBA and MBA programs at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and in the MBA Program at the Schulich School of Business at York University. As an adjunct professor, Dan teaches Operations Management (OM), Procurement, and SCM.

As an Operations and Supply Chain Management subject matter expert Dan creates, develops, teaches and delivers professional development and academic courses like Strategic Supplier Development, Supply Chain Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Negotiations, Leadership, Communications, Ethics, Cultural Sensitivity, Business Planning, SCM, OM, Knowledge Management, SCM for the Public Sector, SC for Project Management, and International Business. Dan is a member of the National Accreditation Review Panel Member at the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council, and he is a developer for the Supply Chain Canada Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management program.

Please abide by the  Competition Law Compliance Policy

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Refund Policy:

 A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the workshop start  date. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Thereafter no refund will be available. Substitutions and transfer of registrations is permissible when received in writing three business days before the workshop start date.  Credits to be used for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame.  

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Rescheduling:

 In the event of a workshop being cancelled or rescheduled, prior notification will be given to registrants by phone or e-mail, with the option of a full refund of registration fees or transfer of registration to another Supply Chain Canada offering.

Registrations must be received no later than 3 days prior to the start date to allow time for processing confirmation.

Attendees will  receive a confirmation email with the specific workshop details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.

Upcoming sessions

Competitive Bidding, Contract Preparation and Contract Management07.07.22

This workshop will take place on the Zoom webinar platform, please download Zoom here https://zoom.us/download

Workshop Dates: July 7-8, 2022

CPD: This workshop is worth 10 CPD credits. 

Early Bird Registration - until June 13, 2022

  • Member: $832.50 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1,102.50 + taxes


Regular Registration

  • Member: $925.00 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1,225.00 + taxes

Workshop Overview

The goal of this workshop is to provide supply chain professionals with information and skills training to enable them to better manage the bidding and contracting processes and be more effective actors within the competitive bidding and contracting functions at their organizations.

This workshop focuses on practical (i.e., not merely theoretical) matters in bidding and contracting, including drafting of competitive bidding documentation, the application of competitive bidding law, the basics of contract formation and good practices in contract management.

Candidates will have an opportunity to apply knowledge of good practices in competitive bidding to a "challenge scenario," with a view to realizing preventative and remedial solutions.

The final project will offer candidates the opportunity to create a quality RFP, test their RFP drafting skills and then benefit from expert feedback from the instructor.

Workshop Goals

Upon completion of this workshop candidtes should be able to:

  • Understand competitive bidding activities and best practices
  • Read/write competitive bidding documents (RFQ and RFP)
  • Understand the foundations and implications of Canadian competitive bidding law
  • Understand the implications of Canadian inter-provincial and international trade agreements for competitive bidding activities in the public sector
  • Understand the implications of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) on contracting activities in Canada
  • Understand how contracts are formed, and how to form contracts in a manner that avoids introducing uncertainty into their formation and later operation
  • Understand the component parts of processes for contract administration and management

 

Instructor: Sandy Chalkoun

Ms. Sandy Chalkoun, the founder of Altura Legal Strategies Inc., is dedicated to providing expert legal training to corporate professionals. Her seminars are designed to provide attendees with legal strategies for integrating the law with day to day business activities. Ms. Chalkoun completed a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University, a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor in Common Law from McGill University, and is a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar. She served as legal counsel for several multinational corporations before starting her own corporate training company. In addition to providing in-house corporate training, Sandy Chalkoun teaches Contract Law, Competitive Bidding Law and Intellectual Property Law to purchasing professionals across Canada, on behalf of Supply Chain Canada.

Please abide by the  Competition Law Compliance Policy 

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Refund Policy:

 A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the workshop start  date. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Thereafter no refund will be available. Substitutions and transfer of registrations is permissible when received in writing three business days before the workshop start date.  Credits to be used for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame.  

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Rescheduling:

 In the event of a workshop being cancelled or rescheduled, prior notification will be given to registrants by phone or e-mail, with the option of a full refund of registration fees or transfer of registration to another Supply Chain Canada offering.

Registrations must be received no later than 3 days prior to the start date to allow time for processing confirmation.

Attendees will  receive a confirmation email with the specific workshop details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.

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Past sessions

Communication and Relational Skills

January 29-30, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM EST

Supply chain leaders and supply chain management professionals lead groups of people and manage change. The objective of this workshop is to develop the oral and written communication skills of SCMP candidates to enable them to meet their professional goals.

This workshop focuses on strategic issues in communication and relational skills.  Candidates will develop the skills to effectively communicate in an organization, and manage strategic information sharing within supply chains.  The workshop will provide candidates with the opportunity to improve their own communication and relational skills in a highly interactive learning environment.

Upon completion of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of effective and strategic communication as a supply chain manager
  • Assess the communication strengths and weaknesses within their current working environment
  • Understand the strengths and weaknesses of different media of communication both written and verbal
  • Develop skills to effectively create and use communication opportunities within and outside the organization
  • Receive and process constructive feedback on current communication skills and provide such feedback to others
  • Develop supply chain relationship-building skill

In the workshop, candidates advance their oral and written communications skills through readings, discussions and exercises.  Candidates will further develop their supply chain relationship-building skills through presentations and a final report.

Negotiation Skills

February 5-6 & 12-13, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM

The goal of this workshop is to develop the abilities of SCMP candidates to become more effective negotiators.  This workshop was developed to provide the purpose and conditions for negotiation supported with some negotiation simulations.  Candidates are encouraged to participate in the simulations as if they are real negotiations and debrief afterwards, including their emotional responses as well as their application of the learned material.

This workshop focusses on issues in negotiation, such as assessing your own negotiation skills and assessing the other party's; differentiating between distributive and integrative negotiation; establishing trust and building relationships; and power, persuasion and ethics.  In this workshop you will have many opportunities to develop your negotiation style through role-playing simulations.


Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Understand and develop the primary negotiation skills
  • Develop your BATNA, and estimate your reservation point in preparation for negotiation
  • Apply tools for negotiation preparation - including self-assessment and assessment of the other party
  • Identify obstacles to integrative negotiation in the buyer-supplier (supply chain) context
  • Explain the complexity of multi-party negotiations, and apply strategies for effective negotiation in the multi-party context
  • Understand the importance of trust and relationships in negotiation
  • Recognize and apply sources of power in negotiation
  • Practice ethical negotiation practices - and recognize unethical practices

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility

February 26-27, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM EST

The primary goal of this workshop is to create awareness and advance knowledge about challenges in business ethics and supply chain responsibility.  Through readings, discussions, mini-cases and exercises, candidates will learn about a broad range of social responsibility factors, such as environmental concerns and "fair trade".  We will also discuss social procurement policies and practices.  The candidates will also be made aware of the means to quantity values to make the business case for going beyond being green.

Workshop Goals
Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Define "business ethics" and describe different perspectives on ethics

  • Critique an organizational code of ethics and/or statement of ethics

  • Discuss the various effects on social values and corporate ethical conduct

  • Explain the importance of environmental social governance in business

  • Understand the total cost of ownership on decisions

  • Identify opportunities for their organizations in the circular economy

  • Appreciate the value for having diversity in their supply chains

  • Explain how social procurement is growing as a strategy in organizations

  • Work with social enterprises as a key source of goods and services

  • Provide insights on how to affect social and economic development in their communities

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

Competitive Bidding, Contract Preparation and Contract Management

March 5-6, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM

The goal of this workshop is to provide supply chain professionals with information and skills training to enable them to better manage the bidding and contracting processes and be more effective actors within the competitive bidding and contracting functions at their organizations.

This workshop focuses on practical (i.e., not merely theoretical) matters in bidding and contracting, including drafting of competitive bidding documentation, the application of competitive bidding law, the basics of contract formation and good practices in contract management.

Candidates will have an opportunity to apply knowledge of good practices in competitive bidding to a "challenge scenario," with a view to realizing preventative and remedial solutions.

The final project will offer candidates the opportunity to create a quality RFP, test their RFP drafting skills and then benefit from expert feedback from the instructor.

Workshop Goals
Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Understand competitive bidding activities and best practices

  • Read/write competitive bidding documents (RFQ and RFP)

  • Understand the foundations and implications of Canadian competitive bidding law

  • Understand the implications of Canadian inter-provincial and international trade agreements for competitive bidding activities in the public sector

  • Understand the implications of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) on contracting activities in Canada

  • Understand how contracts are formed, and how to form contracts in a manner that avoids introducing uncertainty into their formation and later operation

  • Understand the component parts of processes for contract administration and management

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

Risk Management

March 26 - 27, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM EST

Risk management has become an increasingly important corporate strategic initiative, and supply chain management (SCM) often plays a lead role in identifying potential risk and planning risk mitigation including avoidance, transference, and resilience.  In some cases risk is even accepted as a normal course of business.  Risk management requires the integration of people, technology, information and resources both internal and external to the organization.

This workshop focuses on the issues in risk identification, mitigation and management, using appropriate tools to determine a course of action for the company.  Various tools will be discussed and candidates will have an opportunity to use these tools in their own companies.

Workshop Goals
Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Critique your organization's preparedness for risk management

  • Select appropriate applications for identifying, quantifying and mitigating risk

  • Differentiate between the four strategies of dealing with risk, including acceptance, avoidance, mitigation and transference and know when to apply each

  • Develop risk management preparedness strategies

  • Describe critical steps and roles in the risk management process

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

SMT - Marketing - Winter 2022

April 7-8, 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM EST

Participants will learn the role and purpose of marketing with a special emphasis on how marketing affects supply management. The differences between marketing and sales, marketing products and services, as well as B2B and B2C marketing will be addressed. Market research, understanding your competition, market segmentation and market selection are key topics covered. Among the other subjects discussed are the marketing mix: the “4 Ps” of product, pricing, place and promotion. Strategies for market leaders and market followers will also be outlined.

Workshop Goals
Upon completion of this seminar, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the role and importance of marketing in a business organization

  • Identify opportunities and challenges for an organization in the business environment.

  • Identify potential markets for a business’s offering.

  • Understand how the marketing mix is applied to target market segments.

  • Create and present an abbreviated marketing plan.

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

Registrations must be received no later than 3 days prior to the start date to allow time for processing confirmation.
Attendees will  receive a confirmation email with the specific workshop details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.

Leadership and Professionalism

The goal of this workshop is to develop the abilities of SCMP candidates to become supply chain leaders and supply chain management professionals, i.e., to lead groups of people and to manage change.

This workshop focuses on the issues in leadership and professionalism, such as developing best practice leadership characteristics, becoming self-aware, creating a vision and a mission statement, and performing the steps toward effective leadership.

The Leadership and Professionalism workshop draws from the works of a variety of credible and well-respected "thought leaders" in the areas of leadership, management and human relations.

Workshop Goals
Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Apply the five best practices of leadership

  • Identify the ways to adapt your behaviour to individuals to build effective relationships

  • Critique your organization's vision and mission statements

  • Select appropriate applications for each of the four leadership styles

  • Differentiate between the continuity and discontinuity perspectives

  • Develop ways to build a cohesive team

  • Describe critical steps and roles in the change management process

  • Determine the appropriate approach to handling conflict

  • Create and present a leader profile

Non-member registration will include a membership until April 30, 2023 (for ON residents and new members only)

Registrations must be received no later than 3 days prior to the start date to allow time for processing confirmation.
Attendees will  receive a confirmation email with the specific workshop details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.

Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility

This workshop will take place on the Zoom webinar platform, please download Zoom here https://zoom.us/download

Workshop Dates: May 26-27, 2022

Early Bird Registration - until April 18th, 2022

  • Member: $832.50 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1,102.50 + taxes

Regular Registration

  • Member: $925.00 + taxes
  • Non Member: $1,225.00 + taxes

 Workshop Overview

The primary goal of this workshop is to create awareness and advance knowledge about challenges in business ethics and supply chain responsibility.  Through readings, discussions, mini-cases and exercises, candidates will learn about a broad range of social responsibility factors, such as environmental concerns and "fair trade".  We will also discuss social procurement policies and practices.  The candidates will also be made aware of the means to quanity values to make the business case for going beyond being green.
 
Workshop Goals

Upon completion of this workshop candidates should be able to:

  • Define "business ethics" and describe different perspectives on ethics
  • Critique an organizational code of ethics and/or statement of ethics
  • Discuss the various effects on social values and corporate ethical conduct
  • Explain the importance of environmental social governance in business
  • Understand the total cost of ownership on decisions
  • Identify opportunities for their organizations in the circular economy
  • Appreciate the value for having diversity in their supply chains
  • Explain how social procurement is growing as a strategy in organizations
  • Work with social enterprises as a key source of goods and services
  • Provide insights on how to affect social and economic development in their communities

Please abide by the  Competition Law Compliance Policy

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Refund Policy:

 A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the workshop start  date. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Thereafter no refund will be available. Substitutions and transfer of registrations is permissible when received in writing three business days before the workshop start date.  Credits to be used for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame.  

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Rescheduling:

 In the event of a workshop being cancelled or rescheduled, prior notification will be given to registrants by phone or e-mail, with the option of a full refund of registration fees or transfer of registration to another Supply Chain Canada offering.

Registrations must be received no later than 3 days prior to the start date to allow time for processing confirmation.

Attendees will  receive a confirmation email with the specific workshop details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.

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