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SCM for the Public Sector (Jan. 14 - Mar. 4, 2021)

Date:   Jan 14, 2021 - Mar 04, 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 safely again

Instructor: Chris Koch, SCMP


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 $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 in-class 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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