The Strategy Stream

A self-directed, online certification program with 4 modules to be completed in 1 year or less.
Certification earned: the P.Log. Designation [Professional Logistician]

What you'll gain:

  • An understanding of the challenges that affect the ongoing viability of organizations & supply chains
  • Contextual intelligence as a strategic decision-making model
  • Capacity to use context to inform your interactions and decisions
  • Confidence in your decision-making skills by examining your values and leadership style
  • Understand and develop your own values and motivations

Recommended for:

  • Those in management roles
  • Those with structural responsibilities (such as: competitive advantage, stakeholder value, and risk & resilience)
  • Those whose decisions impact the viability of the business unit
  • Those aspiring for the above roles, responsibilities and/or skillsets

Program Overview

Gain the insights and knowledge that will help you contribute to your organization's competitive advantage, create unparalleled customer value, and understand the difference between power and influence. Ultimately, this stream will help you understand and develop key aspects of strategic development within your supply chain. You'll explore all of this through practical learning, including video lectures, simulations, and case studies, so you reinforce your learning by applying the concepts in real-time.

Build your capacity to use and understand Big Data, disruption, and globalization to maximize your customer value proposition and therefore, your competitive advantage.

Transform your career and become a Professional Logistician with the prestigious P.Log. Designation.

Program Content

This program contains 4 fully online modules.

It is recommended you take each module in sequence.

Collapsible content

Supply Chain Leadership Strategies

Explore how the emergence of Big Data, the interconnectivity of today’s global webs, and the shift to knowledge sharing as a primary business goal affects our capacity to understand and address the challenges of the 21st century supply chain. Develop your contextual intelligence as a strategic decision model and build your organizations competitive advantage through your ability to navigate complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity.

Supply Chain Business Strategies

This module helps you explore Supply Chain Logistics as a business enabler, revenue driver and competitive differentiator, starting with the two key factors in competitive advantage – cost and differentiation. It helps you build a strategic thinking mindset focused on market differentiation, the demand for operational efficiencies and global competitiveness.

Explore strategies to develop your organizations competitive advantage and maximize customer value creation.

Applying your own experiences to the learning, you will build a portfolio using the workbook
provided. Content is designed to help you meet the challenges of 21st Century SCL eco-systems.

Values & Leadership

"Find your why" in this module focused on helping you to understand how values plays a foundational role in all aspects of your organization and career.

This module looks at the following topics:

  • Values and decision-making
  • Influence on behaviour
  • Importance of credibility to leadership
  • Leading teams with multiple perspectives
  • Making right [ethical]/good [economic] decisions

Leading to Succeed

Explore how you lead, regardless of your title or position. Explore topics like:

  • Leadership issues: sustainability and organizational resistance
  • Critical leadership: power, influence and action
  • Being a Change Agent

Format & FAQs

How do I register?

  • Select your option from below (bundle/full program, or module-by-module).
  • Select "Add to Cart" and follow the checkout process.
  • Access to your learning platform will be made available 1 business day after registration.

What is the format of the program?

  • Four (4) self-directed modules.
  • Information presented through readings, videos.
  • Show your learning through submitting workbooks that require you to apply the knowledge you've learned.
  • You can take the modules back-to-back or take a break between modules.

What if I need a break between modules?

Go ahead! The full program must be completed within 2 years of starting, but that leaves time if you hit a busy season and need a break.

What is the time commitment for the program?

  • We recommend 4hrs per week, for 4 weeks for each module.
  • Regardless of your program option, all modules must be completed within 1 year.
  • Start any time.
  • Four (4) self-directed modules available 24/7, whenever you need them.

Are there prerequisites?

  • No pre-requisites to starting.
  • 5-years experience required for receipt of designation.

Do you provide education tax receipts?

  • Yes! A receipt for your payment will be provided during tax season for you to submit to the CRA with your income taxes.
  • Please note, as we are not an educational institution, the tax form is not a T2202A.

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