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Global Sourcing (Feb. 22 - Apr. 5, 2021)

Date:   Feb 22, 2021 - Apr 05, 2021
Time:   5:30 PM (MST)
Location:  

Virtual Classroom Training via Zoom (until classrooms reopen)


Alberta



Our virtual classroom is being offered, due to the Covid19 crisis, until classrooms can reopen)

Instructor: Breda Cormack


Module Overview


The goal of this module is to help SCMP candidates become more acquainted with the issues and the strategy of global sourcing. This module is supported by a variety of articles on global sourcing, along with some websites on global business and economics.

Module Goals

Upon completion of this module candidates should be able to:

  • Understand major issues of the global sourcing environment, such as barriers and facilitators to global sourcing, with special reference to low-cost country sourcing
  • Conduct a total cost of ownership (TCO) comparison, including pre-transaction, transaction and post-transaction costs and sourcing an item domestically versus from a low-cost country
  • Identify and discuss some critical business and social issues of sourcing from low-cost countries, including child labour and countertrade
  • Identify important issues in the NAFTA/USMCA sourcing environment, such as drivers and challenges to sourcing from Mexico and the United States
  • Discuss the role and function of intermediaries in global sourcing and compare the costs and benefits of indirect versus direct dealing in global sourcing
  • Recommend when to use various means of payment available to importers/buyers
  • Discuss the impact of currency exchange on global sourcing risk
  • Discuss intellectual property and threats to it, including piracy and counterfeit goods and understand other security issues, including hijacking, bottlenecks and terrorism

Payment and Cancellation Policy

You are eligible for a refund minus an administration fee of $100.00 plus tax for cancellation/withdrawal requests received in writing before week 2; thereafter, no refund will be available.  Transfer request to a future offering is permissible only if received in writing and accompanied by supporting documentation prior to week 3.  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.  Please contact Alberta Institute for details regarding eligibility to transfer.
 
If you would like to withdraw from a module, please send an email to Lina Bulatao at lbulatao@supplychaincanada.com.  You are required to inform Alberta Institute of your intent as soon as possible.  Clearly state your intention to withdraw and provide authorization for us to proceed.

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