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

Date:   Jan 07, 2020 - Feb 18, 2020
Time:   5:30 PM
Location:   Supply Chain Canada, ON Institute
1 Dundas Street West, Suite 2704
Toronto, ON

Regular Registration

  • Member: $695.00 + HST
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.

Instructor: Neville Madan, CSCMP

Neville Madan is a thought leader in Supply Chain having over 25 years of experience across several industries. A bottom line focused strategist, Neville has an impressive career portfolio with a multitude of successes leading corporations to exceed their revenue potential with long-term planning, sound financial management, and strategic risk taking.

Neville has built his professional reputation as a multi-talented senior executive on his proven ability to lead companies to financial and operational excellence.

Neville has worked for the Government of Ontario as Senior Procurement Advisor for the past six years.

Neville’s international market exposure in corporate leadership began in India, where as a young scholar he completed dual degrees in Commerce and Law. He is also a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) and a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM).

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