Program Chair

Martha Harrison

Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Eligible for

This is a pivotal time for supply chain management.

Supply chain disruptions continue at a record high. As a result of massive and continuing interruptions precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are still trying to cope with changes to their processes for the supply of goods, and effectively manage risk.

As a professional who advises on or works in supply chain, international trade, or procurement this Osgoode Certificate is a unique, practical program that will give you an integrated understanding of the fundamental legal and business issues involved in developing, maintaining, de-risking and managing supply chains, along with the skills you need to effectively deal with the legal, regulatory, business, social and policy issues related to international trade and sustainability in today’s world. 

Over five weekly modules and delivered in a live, online format, you will learn from and network with leading industry professionals and senior legal practitioners. You will work through analyze real-world examples and leave the program with a thorough understanding of the complex laws and regulations affecting supply chains today along with practical tools that you can immediately use, including an issue-spotting checklist.


Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll learn

How to identify legal issues at each stage of the supply chain process and what to do about them

Tactics to ensure compliance with international trade laws and customs

How to ensure that your products/processes are compliant with evolving laws and practices

Tips and tools for navigating sanctions and export controls

Strategies for managing supplier relationships

Supply chain competition and antitrust issues, including collusion, price-fixing and suppliers as competitors

Need to know shipping terms and when risk transfers

Methods to reduce risk through strategic sourcing

Governance considerations for sustainable supply chains

Best practices for negotiating and drafting a purchase agreement to mitigate risk

Who Should Attend

Lawyers that practice or advise in areas such as international trade, customs, procurement, cross-border transactions, transportation, foreign investment, logistics or construction

In-house counsel

Supply chain managers

Contract managers

Procurement managers


Professionals that work in procurement, manufacturing, oil and gas, natural gas, construction, consumer products/retail, agriculture or other that deals with supply chain

Senior leadership at organizations with a cross-border function

Trade compliance professionals

Government workers that handle trade, customs, supply chain or shipping regulations

Accounting and finance professionals


Program Chair

Martha Harrison

Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Advisory Board

Amesika Baeta

District Manager, GTA West, Export Development Canada

Shayne Dalton

Assistant General Counsel, Supply Chain & Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada

Warrington Ellacott

Senior Manager, Government Relations, Whirlpool Canada, and Chair of the Board of Directors, Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters


View the 2023 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts. A detailed agenda for the upcoming program will be available soon.


Jan 22, 29 & Feb 5, 12 & 19, 2025

$3,995 + TAX


January 22, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:45 p.m (ET)

January 29, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:45 p.m (ET)

February 5, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:45 p.m (ET)

February 12, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:45 p.m (ET)

February 19, 2025

9:00 a.m – 4:45 p.m (ET)

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Certificate Requirements

In order to successfully receive an Osgoode Certificate, participants must complete all program modules, and successfully complete an online assessment by March 19, 2025.

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive28h 10m
Professionalism4h 30m
Total33h 10m
SCMAOThis certificate has been accredited for 15 CPD Credits

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