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Supply Chain Management

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Key Details

Program Start Dates

May 2024

July 2024

September 2024

November 2024

January 2025

Please visit Ontario College Application Service to learn more about start dates

Program Delivery

Flex / Full-time

Credential

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Duration

2 Semesters

Program Contacts

Fatehjit Kochar

Program Coordinator / Professor

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705-566-8101 ext.6488
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Program Overview

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. 
 

Program Highlights

Program highlights 

  • 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 

Admissions

Admission requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.

OR

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

Are you an international student? Learn more about additional requirements.

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Program Delivery

2023-2024

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

2024-2025

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.  

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block – SEP/OCT
SCM 1009Supply Chain Fundamentals1
SCM 1005Transportation and Logistics3
PRM 1001Principles of Project Mgmt3
SCM 1017Applied Learning Project3
IND 1181Indigenous Business Workshop1
Second 7-week block – NOV/DEC
SCM 1010Operations Management3
SCM 1012SCM Quantitative Techniques3
BUS 1183Prof Development Workshop1
SCM 1008Technology in Supply Chain3
 Credits21
Semester 2
First 7-week block – JAN/FEB
SCM 1001Inventory and Materials Management3
SCM 1004Warehousing and Distribution Center Management3
SCM 1016Strategic Sourcing3
BUS 1184Sustainability Workshop1
Second 7-week block – MAR/APR
MOG 1004Business Ethics and CSR3
BUS 1185Accounting for Non-Finance3
BUS 1182Diversity and Equity Workshop1
BUS 1136Business Communication Strategies3
 Credits20
 Total Credits41
Note:

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

Tuition Cost

Canadian Students

$7,036.30Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

International Students

$17,608.33Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

Important Notice

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

Cambrian’s School of Business offers a wide range of programs designed to ignite your potential. Create your own narrative with programs that combine classroom knowledge with real-world experience. Cambrian gives you the tools to succeed in the compelling and fast-paced business sector.

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Specific program pathways

Students may choose to complete this program while studying part-time. For more information on the part-time pathway, see the Program Delivery tab.

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian’s college and university agreement details for further information. 

Career Outcomes

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this one-year graduate certificate program will be positioned to pursue the following:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Assistant Procurement Manager
  • Area Logistics Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Supply Chain Solutions Manager
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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!

Ready to take the first step?

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