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Introduction to Materiel Management (M704)


Type: Virtual classroom
Duration: 18:00 hours
Status: Active

Federal materiel assets are vital corporate resources that support the delivery of government programs. This introductory course for materiel management specialists presents the basics about the functional areas of materiel management, and how individual roles link together to support the cost-effective and efficient management of materiel assets. Participants will learn how federal policies, including those related to life-cycle asset management, are integrated into each functional area.

Topics include:

  • complying with regulations and policies
  • understanding roles and responsibilities when managing assets
  • managing materiel throughout all stages of its life cycle
  • monitoring the delivery of goods and services
  • tracking assets and controlling public property records


This course is recognized by the Certification Program for the Federal Government Procurement and Materiel Management Communities, which is managed by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. To learn more about the certification program, consult the Acquired Services and Assets Sector Communities Management Office (ASAS CMO) on GCpedia.

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  • Topics: Procurement
  • Community: Employees; Functional specialists
  • Audience: Materiel Management specialists; Procurement specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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List of available offerings for course M704
October 18, 2021Introduction to Materiel Management (M704)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
November 8, 2021Introduction to Materiel Management (M704)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
December 1, 2021Introduction to Materiel Management (M704)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish


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