May 5 - May 8, 2019
University of Calgary

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Approximately 200 SCMP Designation Candidates™ from across Canada will attend the 2019 In-Residence Week (IRW), being held on Sunday, May 5 to May 8, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta at the University of Calgary.

IRW is an intensive week that allows SCMP candidates to synthesize, apply, and test their knowledge and skills gained throughout the SCMP Designation Program™, and help prepare them for the final exam. It is the capstone to the program, with participants examining issues at the highest strategic level in supply chain management.

In-Residence Week presents a varied schedule that includes: case studies, group work, informative lectures, intensive Final Examination preparation.

It is each person’s responsibility to ensure they have completed or will complete all the necessary requirements, by the end of April 2019, to participate in In-Residence Week 2019 before registering for the event. This includes all 8 modules and 6 workshops.



Individuals who are registered in the SCMP Designation Program™, have successfully completed all academic and experiential requirements and for whom the In-Residence Week is the last step prior to writing the Final Examination.

Candidates who register for IRW and are not eligible will be refunded their registration fee, less a $250 + GST administration fee. Please contact your local institute to confirm you are eligible to participate in IRW before completing registration.

Competition Law Disclaimer

The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA)™ is committed to conducting its affairs in a legal and ethical manner, as set out in the SCMA Code of Ethics™. This commitment includes ensuring compliance with the requirements of Canadian competition law. Accordingly, there are to be no discussions about or exchanges of competitively-sensitive information between members at SCMA functions nor any agreements reached to restrain or limit competition. This prohibition applies to both formal SCMA™ events as well as informal encounters at such events.

Final Exam

The final exam is the last step in attaining the SCMP Designation™. Candidates are provided the convenience of taking the exam online, remotely wherever they prefer, whether it is on a home pc, or laptop, or at their place of employment. Before taking the final exam, candidates must complete the required courses in the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) Designation Program™ and attend In-Residence Week.