Program Objective

This Diploma in Supply Chain Management is "Approved as a vocational program under the Ontario Career Colleges Act, 2005"

The Diploma in Supply Chain and Operations Management program prepares students to handle the operational tasks associated with supplying and delivering goods and services to customers. Upon completing the program, the students will acquire an in-depth understanding of global operations and an ability to implement up to date technologies to help their companies adapt to ever demanding global, environmental and operational challenges. The program offers subtle tools of analysis for acquiring an in-depth understanding of supply chain operations while offering opportunities of specialization in areas such as quality management, lean manufacturing, service operations and project management. The courses in quality management provide a comprehensive coverage of the Body of Knowledge of the Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt.

Key Benefits

The aim of this subject is to provide students the benefits of understanding the flow of production and distribution which will empower the opportunity to fulfill customer demands, improve organization responsiveness and create network resiliency. The key benefits are career stability, immense demand, job prospects in more locations, good salary, career growth opportunities and wider industry and workplace selection. Students will gain the knowledge they need to prepare for the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation from Supply Chain Canada.

Program Outline - NOC Code and Job Functions

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Business

  • Principle of Management

  • Marketing

  • Business Grammar and Writing Skills

  • Business Communications

  • Logistics Technologies - 1

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • Managerial Economics

  • Operations Management

  • Logistics Technologies - 2

  • International Business

  • International Logistics

  • Business Processes using ERP like SAP

  • Transportation and Warehousing

  • Demand Management on SAP R/3

  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)

  • LEAN manufacturing Process

  • Six Sigma

  • Case Study - SCOR

  • Project - SCM

Associated National Occupation Classification (NOC) Codes

After pursuing a Diploma E-Commerce, the graduates are eligible for positions falling under the following job titles under NOC 1215:

  • Dispatch logistician

  • Flight crew scheduling supervisor

  • Freight forwarding logistician

  • Head dispatcher

  • Head shipper

  • Inventory control supervisor

  • Logistics supervisor - transportation

  • Parts service supervisor

  • Production clerks supervisor

  • Ramp services supervisor - airport

  • Receiving supervisor

  • Supply control co-ordinator

  • Business Process Engineer

  • Analyst

  • Storage Distribution Associate

  • Purchasing Associate

  • Operations Associate

  • Scheduling Associate

  • Supply Chain Associate

  • Supply Chain Analyst

Employment areas and Prospects

It is estimated that employment in the sector is expected to grow in the supply chain are at the professional level, according to the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council. work as information systems analysts in Ontario. According to Job Bank Canada, the employment outlook will be good for supply chain and logistics jobs in Toronto and Ontario for the next ten years. There are currently hundreds of vacant supply chain jobs Toronto alone that make a role in this field popular.

The job nature in supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following minor group: Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of materials, parts and products; processing purchasing transactions; co-ordinating production work; dispatching crews; scheduling transportation crews and routes; operating airport ramp servicing vehicles; and other related activities

  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization, establish work schedules and procedures, resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit progress and other reports and co-ordinate activities with other supply-chain work units or departments

  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies

  • Requisition supplies and materials

  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work

  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Mode of Training

This program is offered in-class format only.