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Supply Chain Career & Job Search Webinar

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Supply Chain Career Overview

Supply Chain Management is very broad and spans a number of industry activities such as commerce, transportation, manufacturing, warehousing, marketing & sales etc, you probably work in a supply chain already since it is the process through which every organization create value for their customers by the conversion of raw materials and services to an end product or services for customers.

If you are not working in the supply chain profession but would like to know more about working in the profession, I wrote this article on the 5 reasons to consider a career in supply chain management and procurement.



Supply Chain Career & Job Search Workshop Objectives

This workshop is the first module of an introductory course in supply chain management and procurement, the instructor will introduce the concept of supply chain management using Tim-Hortons , Amazon world class supply chain and the Target-Canada fail as case studies.

We will explore supply chain management activities, concepts, and how organizations are using the supply chain management functions to achieve competitive advantage in the marketplace.

The facilitator will explore key supply chain processes, emerging functions in supply chain management and how this functions are used by Amazon in becoming the dominant player in the e-commerce and retail marketplace.

We are going to explore career options in supply chain management and procurement, the critical skill-sets required to perform in these roles.

Finally, we would explore the possible career path for participants and the career development activities required to progress in a supply chain profession.

The Job-Search Workshop is developed to assist those seeking supply chain job opportunities or perhaps professionals with prior supply chain experience looking to break into the Canadian supply chain job marketplace.

We will discuss the challenges, barriers to gainful employment in supply chain management.

The instructor will introduce a novel job search framework that explains different job applicants approaches , attributes and effectiveness.

The instructor will provide action plans for participants to address deficiencies.

Finally , the instructor will review resources available to help job-seekers in achieving success in future job opportunities.



About the Workshop Facilitator- Abiodun Oke , B.Eng, SCMP, PMP

Abiodun Oke is a Supply Chain Management Consultant , Instructor, Career Coach and the Founder of Cerial Projects Services, a startup in supply chain & project management training, consulting and business process outsourcing.

Abiodun Oke has developed procurement policies and sourcing strategies for the public sector of Canada in various capacities , prior to his immigration to Canada, he executed several sourcing projects for oil and gas services deployed on multi-million dollar projects in Nigeria.

Abiodun Oke is a very passionate career coach , he mentors professionals in Canada and across several countries for successful job search and career development in supply chain and project management.

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