As a member, you'll join supply chain management professionals across the country who are pursuing career excellence. Your membership with SCMA entitles you to:
Best practices and professional development:
Learn leading-edge techniques and skills through education, training and professional development. You can earn the SCMP designation by completing the Supply Chain Management Professional designation program, Canada's most advanced program for supply chain management professionals. We also offer Supply Management Training for those who want an introduction to the field.
Whatever your career stage, you can also upgrade your knowledge through continuous learning with seminars and webinars.
New career opportunities:
Looking for a new challenge in your supply chain management career? Members receive complimentary access to our national SCMA Career Link—a comprehensive job board that lists positions in the supply chain management field, from entry level to executive.
Networking and peer community:
Through a wide range of networking opportunities, you'll come face-to-face with colleagues and top experts in the field. Our National Conference is Canada's premier event for supply chain professionals and the largest of its kind. Combined with regional conferences and local events, members have many different ways to build their professional networks. As well, social media will connect you with your peers. Exclusive to members is a mentorship program that allows mentors to share their wisdom and become inspired by the next generation of supply chain managers, and for emerging supply chain leaders to have help piloting the ever-changing conditions of a modern supply chain career.
Latest supply chain management news, research and trends:
We keep you up-to-date on the latest information and developments in supply chain management through our website, e-newsletters and a complimentary subscription to SCMA's quarterly Supply Chain Canada magazine. You can also access our Annual Survey of the Canadian Supply Chain Professional to benchmark compensation in the profession.
Advocacy and promotion:
SCMA is the voice of the supply chain management profession in Canada. We are committed to increasing recognition of the strategic value of supply chain management within business and government. The Association continually raises awareness of the profession’s impact through a wide range of communications initiatives.
Volunteering and leadership opportunities:
Members are encouraged to participate at all levels of SCMA. An example of an Institute or National leadership role includes serving as a director on a board. Many members also contribute to the profession's body of knowledge by serving as course/seminar instructors and developers.
Our Awards of Distinction celebrate achievement in the profession of supply chain management. The awards recognize the individuals and organizations that have advanced the profession with their innovative programs and thought leadership.
All of our members adhere to a professional Code of Ethics. SCMA was the first supply chain management association in the world to develop a Code of Ethics, setting new standards for the profession.
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