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SMT - Business Planning

Date:   May 28, 2020 - May 29, 2020
Time:   9:00 AM (ADT)
Location:   Online - Zoom
Halifax, NS

Seminar Overview

Every department has a critical role to play in delivering on an organization’s strategy. This certificate seminar provides an overview of strategic planning in an organization and the basic elements of a strategic analysis (SWOT). The Porter 5-forces model for analyzing the competitive environment will be introduced. Topics covered include critical success factors, strategic maps and company positioning, and strategic models (low-cost, differentiation, niche). Participants will discuss how to develop a strategic plan in a supply management role and the linkages between the strategic plan and a budget.

Seminar Goals

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Define strategy
  • List and describe the role of strategy relative to the organizational hierarchy and alignment through the hierarchy
  • Discuss two models used to describe business level strategy
  • List and describe the steps within strategy formulation including situational analysis tools such as SWOT and Porter’s 5.
  • Identify the critical success factors of the implementation plan including financial budgeting
  • Describe supply management’s role within the strategic process


Members: $700 +hst

Non-members: $825 +hst


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