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Module 1: Strategic Sourcing

Date:   Jan 26, 2021 - Apr 20, 2021
Time:   6:00 PM



This module provides a basic framework to assist in understanding and managing strategic sourcing initiatives in healthcare organizations. Topics include:


  • Spend and contract analysis
  • The sourcing process
  • Product standardization
  • Competitive and non-competitive sourcing
  • Contract award and management
  • Customer/supplier relationship management

Module 1 is a prerequisite for Module 2. It is not essential that Modules 1 and 2 precede Module 3, but the program was designed to flow in that particular order.

Seminar Cost:

Registration after Sepetmber 25, 2020
  • Members $950.00 + HST (13%) 
    • Also applicable to previous HSCN members who have activated their membership with Supply Chain Canada
  • Non-members $1250.00 + HST (13%)
    • Non member registration includes membership until April 30, 2022 (available to ON residents only)
    • Membership will be activated after this course has started

Instructor: Renee McIntyre

Renée McIntyre is the Director of Supply Chain for TransForm Shared Service Organization, which provides procurement and IT services for the hospitals in the Erie St .Clair LHIN.  In her current role, Renée is responsible for the operations of the supply chain division including strategic sourcing, procurement, performance, value analysis, logistics and innovation procurement for the hospitals and customers in the Erie St. Clair LHIN.  Renée has been with TransForm since 2009, and played an integral role in the development and implementation of the shared service organization.


Prior to her current role, Renée has served in a variety of health system leadership roles in healthcare over the past 18 years, including Director of Client Relations; Director of Strategic Sourcing, and Director of Material Management.   With 11 years in healthcare supply chain, Renée’s results have achieved millions of dollars in savings for the Erie St. Clair Hospitals and resulted in operational and performance efficiencies within the supply chain division. 


Renée has earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Windsor, along with a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional designation from the Supply Chain Management Association of Ontario. 

Refund/Transfer Policy 

A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the module start date; thereafter, no refund is available. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Transfers to future sessions are permissible when received in writing three business days before the module start date. Transfer credits must be used within one year of original purchase date.

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