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Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility

Date:   Apr 04, 2019 - Apr 05, 2019
Time:   8:00 AM (EDT)
Location:   Kinaxis Inc
700 Silver Seven Road, Suite 500
Kanata, ON

Please note: This workshop is best suited to individuals who have a business-related degree or diploma or the equivalent of 10 years’ Supply Chain Management experience.  SCMAO reserves the right to restrict admission to those who meet these qualifications.
This does not include people who are currently enrolled in the SCMP Designation.



  • Member: $875.00 + HST
  • Non Member: $1175.00 + HST
    • Non member registration includes one year membership (activated after seminar ends)

Workshop Overview

The primary goal of this workshop is to create awareness and advance knowledge about challenges in business ethics and supply chain responsibility.  Through readings, discussions, mini-cases and exercises, candidates will learn about a broad range of social responsibility factors, such as environmental concerns and "fair trade".  We will also discuss social procurement policies and practices.  The candidates will also be made aware of the means to quanity values to make the business case for going beyond being green.
Workshop Goals

Upon completion of this workshop candidtes should be able to:

  • Define "business ethics" and describe different perspectives on ethics
  • Critique an organizational code of ethics and/or statement of ethics
  • Discuss the various effects on social values and corporate ethical conduct
  • Explain the importance of environmental social governance in business
  • Understand the total cost of ownership on decisions
  • Identify opportunities for their organizations in the circular economy
  • Appreciate the value for having diversity in their supply chains
  • Explain how social procurement is growing as a strategy in organizations
  • Work with social enterprises as a key source of goods and services
  • Provide insights on how to affect social and economic development in their communities

Instructor: Darryl Poyner

Darryl Poyner, with thirty years business experience has held senior management positions in supply management in global manufacturing and R&D organizations.  He has thirteen years' experience teaching business courses with a focus on supply management at the college level.  He was responsible for a four year degree program in supply management.  In addition, Darryl has provided consulting services in the areas of marketing, management and supply management.  Darryl has taught all of the SCMA courses in the certificate and designation programs as well, he has given numerous seminars in supply management across Canada.   Darryl completed a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration.

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Interactive Workshop 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.  

Interactive Workshop 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.

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