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SMT - Business Planning - Fall 2020

Date:   Oct 06, 2020 - Oct 07, 2020
Time:   9:00 AM (EDT)
Location:   Zoom Virtual Platform

As a response to the COVID -19, we have moved all our in-class modules and workshops to virtually accessible platforms. We are fully cognizant of the difficult decisions you are making everyday as supply chain professionals driving the Canadian economy during this extraordinary time. We applaud your commitment to continued education and would like to support you with our special pricing options noted below.

This workshop will take place on the Zoom webinar platform, please download Zoom here https://zoom.us/download

Early Bird Regitsration until August 11, 2020

  • Members: $787.50 + HST
  • Non Members: $1057.50 + HST
    • Non member registration includes membership until April 30, 2021
      • *Available to Ontario residents only
      • Membership will be activated after this course is completed

Regular Registration

  • Member: $875.00 + HST
  • Non Member: $1,175.00 + HST
    • Non member registration includes membership until April 30, 2021
      • *Available to Ontario residents only
      • Membership will be activated after this course is completed

Membership is mandatory to graduate from the program

Seminar Overview

Every department has a critical role to play in delivering on an organization’s strategy. This certificate seminar provides an overview of strategic planning in an organization and the basic elements of a strategic analysis (SWOT). The Porter 5-forces model for analyzing the competitive environment will be introduced. Topics covered include critical success factors, strategic maps and company positioning, and strategic models (low-cost, differentiation, niche). Participants will discuss how to develop a strategic plan in a supply management role and the linkages between the strategic plan and a budget.

Seminar Goals

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Define strategy
  • List and describe the role of strategy relative to the organizational hierarchy and alignment through the hierarchy
  • Discuss two models used to describe business level strategy
  • List and describe the steps within strategy formulation including situational analysis tools such as SWOT and Porter’s 5.
  • Identify the critical success factors of the implementation plan including financial budgeting
  • Describe supply management’s role within the strategic process


Instructor: Louis Girard

Louis Girard has held diverse senior executive positions an inspirational leader and CEO for Uti Canada (Logistics & Transportation) for over eight years. Prior to this, he was with Air Canada as General Manager Air Cargo.

Louis takes pride in success achieved through the motivation and alignment of people to create added value for customers.   His desire to impart real-life experiences to help shape future leaders makes him a truly inspiring instructor for the SCMP modules (in-class at Humber College and online) and for SCMP Interactive Workshops. 

In June 2018, he coached field personnel (Supply Chain) at the United Peacekeeping Headquarters in Italy.

Louis holds business diplomas from Ryerson University and the University of Toronto, and a B.A. from the University of Guelph. He is a certified director (ICD.D) of the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.  He is also bilingual in French and Innu Essispit (Aboriginal).

He has a passion for hockey, teaching, Board work, spending time at the cottage and above all helping people enjoy life.

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Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Refund Policy:

 A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the workshop 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 workshop start date.  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.  

Interactive Workshop Cancellation/Rescheduling:

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

 


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