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SCMP Online Module 7 - Supply Chain Management for the Public Sector - Winter 2020

Date:   Jan 06, 2020 - Feb 26, 2020
Time:   12:00 AM
Location:   Online

Regular Registration

  • Member: $695.00 + HST
  • Non Member: $995.00 + HST includes membership until April 30, 2020
Module Overview

The goal of this module is to develop the abilities of SCMP candidates to become more acquainted with the issues and strategy of public sector supply chain management.  This module is supported by a variety of articles on public sector procurement and supply chain management, along with some website references.
 

Module Goals

Upon completion of this module candidates should be able to:

  • Describe the unique characteristics of public sector procurement.
  • Identify the stakeholders of public sector supply chains.
  • Understand the unique public (vs. private) sector perspective on supply chain management.
  • Discover the advantages and disadvantages of collaborative procurement.
  • Explain the rationale for competitive bidding in public procurement.
  • Describe the alternatives to competitive bidding (e.g., negotiation and sole sourcing), and identify conditions under which these alternatives could or should be used.
  • Identify the potential benefits and legal issues in public sector online tenders.
  • Describe the unique aspects of ethics in the public sector.
  • Identify lessons for the public sector from the ethics commission reports and scandals.
  • Assume the role of "whistleblower" and consider alternative courses of action.
  • Identify unique challenges and opportunities associated with procurement and supply chain management by the federal government.
  • Identify unique challenges and opportunities associated with procurement and supply chain management by provincial and municipal governments.
  • Understand unique aspects of procurement and supply chain management in the health care and education sectors.
  • In an advisory role to a public sector health care authority, make a recommendation on joining a third-party purchasing cooperative.
  • Describe how sustainability should be a part of the value proposition.
Payment and Cancellation Policy

You are eligible for a refund minus an administration fee of $150.00 plus tax for cancellation/withdrawal requests received in writing before week 2; thereafter, no refund will be available.  Transfer request to a future online module offering is permissible only if received in writing and accompanied by supporting docuemntation prior to week 3.  Credits to be sued for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame.  Please contact SCMAO for details regarding eligibility to transfer.
 
If you would like to withdraw from a module, please send an email to the SCMP Administrator at scmponline@scmao.ca and copy your Coach.  You are required to inform SCMAO of your intent as soon as possible.  Clearly state your intentionto withdraw and provide authoriation for us to proceed.  It is highly advisable that you review your eligibility for a refund or transfer under the Payment and Cancellation Policy.

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