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Purchasing Process and Practice

Date:   Jan 13, 2021 - Apr 14, 2021
Time:   7:00 PM


Early Bird Registeration until November 18, 2020

  • Member: $715.50 + HST
  • Non Member: $985.50 + HST
    • Non member registration includes membership until April 30, 2022 (available to ON residents only)
    • Membership will be activated after this course has started

 Regular Registration

  • Member: $795.00 + HST
  • Non Member: $1,095.00 + HST
    • Non member registration includes membership until April 30, 2022 (available to ON residents only)
    • Membership will be activated after this course has started

Membership is mandatory to graduate from the program

Course Overview

Purchasing Process and Practice is one of the required courses in the Diploma in Procurement and SCM program. It will be conducted in a webinar format using the GotoWebinar platform. The webinars are not recorded. In this interactive course there is a grade for participation. Paid registrants will be sent a webinar registration link approximately one week before the course starts.

The course introduces participates to the complete purchasing process.  Purchasing concepts and practices are introduced and elaborated during the online seminar sessions.  The evolution of the purchasing profession is examined, from its origins of being an administrative function, to today’s strategic global E-Procurement role.  Purchasing’s collaboration with other departments are examined and its’ contribution to supporting the organization’s goals and policies are examined.

Headsets are mandatory for this course.


A textbook is required for this course and may be purchased at a vendor, merchant or store of your choice.


         Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 6th  edition, © 2016

            Monczka, Handfield, Giunipero, Patterson 

         ISBN: 978-1-285-86968-1


This seminar provides credit for the seminars in the Diploma program. It is also eligible for 10 Continuous Professional Development/Maintenance Credits.




Should you require accommodations to attend this workshop, SCMAO has the following preferred rates at the Chelsea Hotel at 33 Gerrard Street West.







Jan - March





April – Nov











  • This rate offers Non Last Room Availability – the above rates may not be available on certain high demand periods. On these dates our Reservations team shall offer the best available rate of the day.
  • Complimentary basic high speed internet in all guestrooms, meeting space and public areas.
  • Use of Deck 27 our Adults only Fitness Centre offering indoor pool, hot tub, full change rooms and outdoor patio.
  • The Club Rooms include, Complimentary breakfast in the Club Lounge, Complimentary Hors d'oeuvre from 5 – 7 pm


Please note: Should you need to cancel your booking, Chelsea requires 48 hours notice.


To book a room at the Chelsea Hotel, please phone the reservation desk at 1-800-243-5732 and specify you are a guest of SCMAO.  You will need to present a copy of your seminar registration receipt upon check-in.




Course 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.  


Course 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 SCMAO 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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