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Diploma Final Workshop

Date:   Aug 18, 2022 - Aug 20, 2022
Time:   9:00 AM


This workshop will take place on the Zoom webinar platform, please download Zoom here

Early Bird Registration until July 11, 2022

  • Member: $1,120.50 + Tax
  • Non Member: $1,390.5 + tax

Regular Registration

  • Member: $1,245.00 + Tax
  • Non Member: $1,545.00 + tax
Workshop Overview

This diploma workshop is the final component of the Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management program.  SCMAO membership is required to graduate from the Diploma program. 

If you have exceeded the three year program completion requirement please contact Alisha Seguin at to discuss your eligibility to participate in the workshop. This applies to all participants who started the program prior to Winter 2019.

This workshop will summarize and implement the key learning points obtained through the Business Management Courses and Seminars through practical application and professional presentations. Topics to be reviewed include: The financial scope of supply chain management, supplier development, costing data, transportation services, and inventory management.

At the end of the Workshop, participants will be given a case study to complete. The case study will provide participants with an opportunity to select a scenario that is most pertinent to their respective supply chain background and career focus. This case study will be completed and submitted to the instructor for grading within a set time frame after the workshop.


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.

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Seminar Cancellation/Refund Policy:

A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the seminar/course 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 seminar/course start date. Please note that 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.

Seminar Cancellation/Rescheduling:

In the event of a seminar 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 seminar details, such as room number shortly after registering for the event.