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SMT - Marketing - Winter 2019

Date:   Apr 17, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019
Time:   9:00 AM (EDT)
Location:   SCMAO
2704-1 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

Participants will learn the role and purpose of marketing with a special emphasis on how marketing affects supply management. The differences between marketing and sales, marketing products and services, as well as B2B and B2C marketing will be addressed. Market research, understanding your competition, market segmentation and market selection are key topics covered. Among the other subjects discussed are the marketing mix: the “4 Ps” of product, pricing, place and promotion. Strategies for market leaders and market followers will also be outlined.


Understand the role and importance of marketing in a business organization.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges for an organization in the business environment.
  • Identify potential markets for a business’s offering.
  • Understand how the marketing mix is applied to target market segments.
  • Create and present an abbreviated marketing plan.

Carla Langhorst

Carla Langhorst has been instructing the Transportation & Logistics Module for the last 3 years at Humber College as well as the Communications and Introduction to Marketing Workshops. She has a unique combination of both supply chain and marketing experience that helps students understand the interconnectivity between these two crucial areas of business. Her supply chain experience includes Canadian Pacific Railway, Wheels Group, and an MBA from University of British Columbia in Supply Chain Management. While marketing activities steam from her BBA from Wilfrid Laurier and work at Coca-Cola Limited and McCain Foods. Currently Carla is the Director of Operations of The Nines Consulting Group, where she manages the sales and marketing for small businesses throughout North America.  Some industries that she has been involved in over the last 3 years include professional services, eLearning, retrofit lighting, telecommunication consulting, event planning, mobile apps, enterprise software, non profits, pharmaceutical, recruitment, and packaging.

This seminar can be taken:
  • as a standalone course
  • towards the SMT Certificate - one of the six required seminars 
  • for CSCMP designation maintenance - worth 10 Continuous Professional Development Credits


Seminar Cost:

Early Bird Registration by March 27, 2019

  • Members $825.00 + HST (13%)
  • Non-members $1125.00 + HST (13%)
    • Included with the registration fee, non-members receive a 1-year membership in the SCMAO (activated after seminar ends)

Registration after March 27, 2019

  • Members $875.00 + HST (13%)
  • Non-members $1175.00 + HST (13%)
    • Included with the registration fee, non-members receive a 1-year membership in the SCMAO (activated after seminar ends)


Need a Hotel Room?

SCMAO has a preferred room rate at the Chelsea Hotel, located 5 min walking distance from our office Rates start at $158 between Nov-Mar and $187 between Apr-Oct. Please call 1-800-243-5732 to book your room. You must also provide either your seminar receipt or your membership card upon check-in. See here for more details.

Seminar Cancellation/Refund Policy: A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the seminar/course 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 seminar/course start date. Please note that 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.

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