Module 1 - Strategic Sourcing
The Healthcare Certificate in Strategic Sourcing will be delivered through an interactive online and compressed format over thirteen weeks, and will cover Fundamentals, Understanding, and Deciding and Managing Strategic Sourcing in healthcare organizations. Topics of study include strategic market analysis and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats), the sourcing process, critical components of sourcing, spend analysis, contract analysis, product standardization, competitive and non-competitive sourcing, contract award and management, sustainability, total cost of ownership and customer/supplier relationship management. Activities include interactive assignments, discussions, and case studies, and will draw upon the knowledge of the participants and the instructor to deliver real value to healthcare organizations.
Please note: This module is a prerequisite for Module 2 – Maximizing Value and Performance.
For SCMAO members who hold the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation, this Certificate is worth fifteen (15) continuous professional development maintenance credits.
Module 2 - Maximizing Value and Performance
Maximizing Value and Performance is offered through an interactive online format over six weeks. This intermediate level module will provide an in-depth look at advanced aspects of supply chain. Topics include performance metrics, including scorecards and templates; proponent evaluation and measurement; managing risk and effective drafting of Common Tendering and Contracting Templates, and Value Analysis to support fiscal sustainability.
Please note: Module 1 - Healthcare Certificate in Strategic Sourcing is a prerequisite for Module 2
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For SCMAO members who hold the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation, this Certificate is worth ten (10) continuous professional development maintenance credits.
Module 3 - Process Re-engineering for Healthcare Supply Chain Professionals
Process Re-engineering for Healthcare Supply Chain Professionals is the third installment for the Healthcare Supply Chain Certification Program.
This one-day seminar will focus on process re-engineering to increase value to the organization. Even minor changes in business process can have dramatic impacts on cash flow, service delivery and customer satisfaction. Topics include:
- How to re-engineer a process
- The impact of culture, attitude and behaviors
- The difference between IT and business process
- What to expect from the individual leading the process re-engineering initiative
Please note: It is not essential that Modules 1 and 2 precede Module 3, but the program was designed to flow in that particular order.
For SCMAO members who hold the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation, this Certificate is worth five (5) continuous professional development maintenance credits.
A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the module start date; thereafter, no refund is available. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Transfers to future sessions are permissible when received in writing three business days before the module start date. Transfer credits must be used within one year of original purchase date.
Please CLICK HERE to download a program outline for the Healthcare Supply Chain Certification Program.
* Confirmation of participation in the module will be e-mailed to you one week prior to the module date.
* Class sizes are limited. Register early to ensure you can attend the module of your choice.