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Financial Scope of Supply Chain Management

Date:   Jan 24, 2019 - Jan 25, 2019
Time:   9:00 AM
Location:   SCMAO Training Room
1 Dundas Street West, Suite 2704
Toronto, ON



***Please Note
: For Diploma students in the old program, this 2-day seminar is not a substitute for the Financial Scope of Supply Chain Management 13-week webinar course. 



Supply Chain Management is the process of managing the flow of goods, services knowledge and resulting finances.  Understanding financial data ensures that responsible and ethical supply management practices and policies are followed with the ultimate goal of improving an organization’s profitability. Effective strategic financial decisions include evaluating, planning and executing supply chain management initiatives that ensure the needs of customers, employees, management and stakeholders are fulfilled. 

In order to be successful in the 21st century global marketplace it is necessary for supply chain professionals to be familiar with financial concepts, practices and principles, and to know how to incorporate them into the organization’s everyday operations.


Seminar Objectives

 Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:


  • Demonstrate the use of basic financial tools in evaluating financial statements


  • Recognize the importance of financial transparency and other ethical financial supply chain management practices


  • Explain how measuring supply chain profitability relates to overall profitability and the strategic direction of the organization.


Facilitator:  Kathy Simon, CSCMP

Kathy Simon is the CEO of Wisevolution! Inc., a consulting firm focused on procurement best practices and training. She is an accomplished, visionary senior leader with over 20 years of experience in Canada and overseas, reaching across many industries: manufacturing, distribution/wholesale, retail, transportation and banking.  Kathy held positions in the fields of inventory planning, purchasing, finance, supply chain, strategic sourcing, indirect procurement and vendor management at companies of various size ranging from small start-ups to large, multinational corporations.  Most recently she held Director positions at Rexall Pharma Plus and Indigo Books & Music.  Her specialties are in profitability improvement, procurement transformation, supply chain process design and supply chain training. 

Seminar Cost:

Early Bird Registration before January 3, 2019

  • Members $845.00 + HST (13%)
  • Non-members $1145.00 + HST (13%)
    • Included with the registration fee, non-members receive a 1-year membership in the SCMAO

Registration after January 3, 2019


  • Members $895.00 + HST (13%)
  • Non-members $1195.00 + HST (13%)
    • Included with the registration fee, non-members receive a 1-year membership in the SCMAO

Membership is mandatory to graduate from the program


 ******If paying by cheque the onus is on the registrant to ensure that payment is received by SCMAO  a minimum of two weeks before the start of the course. Please note the date in your calendar as a reminder to follow-up.

All required materials will be provided at the seminar.

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

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. 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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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.



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