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Risk Management for Supply Chain Professionals - November 27-28 (Toronto)

A company's supply chain performance directly impacts its operations, finances and reputation - making risk management assessments necessary for organizational survival and success. This two-day workshop presented by Richard Venerus of RV & Associates will provide participants with a general understanding of risk and a review of the kinds of risks that may be encountered in supply chain, as well as an introduction to the practice of enterprise risk management (ERM). This workshop is designed for participants who have a cursory knowledge of risk management and who seek a strong introduction to concepts and tools for practical application. READ MORE

Service Contracting - Challenges and Strategies - December 8-9 (Toronto)
**Due to the popularity of this session a second workshop has been added December 8-9**
Service Contracting often has a high level of complexity and covers a broad range of service arrangements.  Whether you are contracting for consulting services, landscaping services or services unique to your industry, this two-day session will provide you with strategies to deal with the challenges of service contracting.  Presented by commercial lawyer Debby Shapero Propp, this session will address service contracting strategies such as creating and utilizing a Statement of Work, planning strategies, knowing what to look for when retaining a consultant, addressing change management in a contract, and implementing service management techniques. This workshop includes a one-by-one review of contractual provisions unique to service contracts. Participants will be provided with specific clauses for takeaway use. If you want to improve service contracting in your organization, whether in the public or private sector, this session is for you. READ MORE

Upcoming Events

Vendor Relationship Management - Nov 5

Seminars & Workshops

Communication and Relational Skills (Interactive) - Oct 30 (Toronto)
Supplier Sourcing & Management (Diploma) - Oct 31 (Toronto)
Introduction to Marketing (SMT) - Nov 5 (Toronto)
Competitive Bidding, Contract Preparation and Management (Interactive) - Nov 8 (Toronto)
Negotiation Strategies (Diploma) - Nov 14 (Toronto)