Program Start Dates
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Hybrid / Full-time
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Program Duration2 Semesters
Define customer satisfaction: Cut through roadblocks and streamline supply chains
From start to finish, what processes convert market demand into finished products in the hands of customers? Discover the answer by undertaking the learning journey into the exciting and growing field of logistics and supply chain management.
You’ll gain the technical and analytical skills to lead teams to operate faster and more efficiently in the demanding and complex global supply chain field. By exploring topics such as strategic sourcing, inventory and operations management, transportation and logistics, warehousing and distribution, project management, and enterprise resource planning, you’ll learn how to develop strategies to go lean, mitigate risks, and sustain competitive advantage for your organization’s supply chains.
- Delivered with series of condensed 7-week courses
- Learn the latest technologies, trends, and techniques to improve supply chains
- Gain the essential body of knowledge to pursue professional certifications like SCMP designation from Supply Chain Canada, CSCMP from SCMAO, or CSCP credential from ASCM
- Study cases and experience simulations for end-to-end supply chain integration
Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.
Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all post-secondary transcripts must still be submitted).
International Student Admissions
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March term start
SEMESTER 1: March – June 2024
SEMESTER 2: July – October 2024
Spring term start
SEMESTER 1: Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2024
July term start
SEMESTER 1: July – October 2024
SEMESTER 2: November 2024 – February 2025
Fall term start
SEMESTER 1: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2: Winter 2025
November term start
SEMESTER 1: November 2024 – February 2025
SEMESTER 2: March – June 2025
Winter term start
SEMESTER 1: Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2: Spring 2025
March term start
SEMESTER 1: March – June 2025
SEMESTER 2: July – October 2025
Spring term start
SEMESTER 1: Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2025
July term start
SEMESTER 1: July – October 2025
SEMESTER 2: November 2025 – February 2026
Please note that courses may vary in the order they are offered depending on when you start the program. The sequence listed is based on a September 2024 intake. For more information about this sequence, please email the program coordinator.
Program of Study
Program of study for September intake of 2023-24 Academic Year
This program consists of two 14-week semesters, and courses are offered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks each semester. Students will take 3 courses in the first half of the semester and 3 courses in the later half as per the schedule laid out below.
|First 7-week block – SEP/OCT
|Supply Chain Fundamentals
|Transportation and Logistics
|Principles of Project Mgmt
|Applied Learning Project
|Indigenous Business Workshop
|Second 7-week block – NOV/DEC
|SCM Quantitative Techniques
|Prof Development Workshop
|Technology in Supply Chain
|First 7-week block – JAN/FEB
|Inventory and Materials Management
|Warehousing and Distribution Center Management
|Second 7-week block – MAR/APR
|Business Ethics and CSR
|Accounting for Non-Finance
|Diversity and Equity Workshop
|Business Communication Strategies
The above courses are delivered in a condensed format in two 7-week blocks per semester. Part-time students will be provided with a pathway to complete this program on a part-time basis.
Fees presented are estimates based on projections for future academic year(s) of study. Actual fees charged may differ from what is published here. A full detailed listing of all fees is available in myCambrian and updated annually no later than May 1 for the following academic year. Students in Academic Upgrading are responsible for any fees listed on their invoice each term.
Tuition and ancillary fees
Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books and supplies
Books and supplies may be required at the course level over and above what is estimated above. Please consult your professor/instructor for further information.
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Work-integrated learning (WIL)
Take your education beyond the classroom!
Cambrian programs blend academic learning, hands-on training, and community involvement opportunities to help you achieve your ultimate goal – your dream career. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios within and outside of the classroom through work-integrated learning. Whether it be a capstone project, co-op, practicum, preceptorship component, or placement, you’ll benefit from a practical, job-related experience before you graduate.
Field of Study
School of Business
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Minimum technology requirements
Success in this program requires that you come equipped with some program-specific technology requirements.
Bring your own device (BYOD)
Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD principle to both enrich the student learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure flexibility!
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