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Leadership and Professionalism

Date:   Mar 25, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023
Time:   9:00 AM (EDT)

Zoom Virtual Platform



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.

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.