The Supply Chain Management Association Alberta provides education, training, resources and networking for supply chain professionals.
Our mission is our reason for being. It is why we exist.
To build leadership in supply chain management.
The Supply Chain Management Association Alberta (SCMA Alberta) formerly known as Alberta Institute Purchasing Management Association of Canada (AIPMAC) is a registered not-for-profit professional association, providing information and education, leading to a professional designation as a SCMP (Supply Chain Management Professional). SCMA Alberta is one of 10 Provincial Institutes throughout Canada and the Northwest Territories of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), located in Toronto, Ontario.
In June 1989, the Alberta Institute of PMAC was registered as a professional association under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act of the Province of Alberta, officially recognizing the professional title, Certified Professional Purchaser and the abbreviation of the title, C.P.P., which was changed in 2010 to Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP).
The SCMA Alberta has over 1,700 members and program participants in the province, with over half of our members holding the professional designation Supply Chain Management Professional. Our members work in all the major sectors of the Alberta Economy: energy; manufacturing; business and commercial services; energy; transportation and communications; public administration; and wholesale and retail trade.
Opportunities exist for both professional and social interaction through participation in Regional activities. SCMA Alberta has the following Regions: Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Central Alberta, Medicine Hat and Peace Country.