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Supply Chain Management


-High school graduation or equivalent*OR- Mature student status***From an English-language teaching institution.**19 years of age upon starting classes and pass the college's admissions test.

Benefits of this program

- Pathway partnership with can put credits towards a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yorkville University- Meet the requirements and standards set by the Supply Chain Management Association

Employment Opportunities

- Sourcing and procurement specialist- Purchasing manager- Pricing coordinator- Supply and demand analyst- Demand forecasting lead- Supply chain coordinator- Demand forecasting lead

Supply chain management deals with the logistics of the flow of goods and services from suppliers to consumers. It includes a number of stages such as procurement, storage, transportation and distribution, and requires a variety of skills including supply and demand estimation and forecasting, operations planning, financial planning, negotiation, technical, and IT.

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management diploma program, with courses delivered online, is designed to prepare students to succeed in and excel in this field. This industry sector is one of the largest employers in Canada, with close to a million people in occupations directly related to it. Supply chain management is expected to steadily grow in the future offering tens of thousands of new positions every year.

Pathway Partnership
Through a pathway partnership, credits from this program can count towards a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yorkville University. Learn more on the pathway partnership page.

Supply Chain Canada
This program has been approved for advanced standing towards attaining the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP™) designation.

Supply Chain Canada and Rumi Academy are committed to supporting graduates of the Supply Chain Management program to be at the leading edge of supply chain throughout their careers, to improving the corporate performance of their organizations, and to influence the transformation of supply chain systems in Canada.

To achieve this, the parties have reached an agreement to provide an efficient path for graduates of the program, who achieve a grade of 70% or higher completed within the last two years, to advanced standing towards the following SCMP academic program components:

• Module 2: Procurement and Supply Management
• Module 3: Logistics and Transportation
• Module 4: Operations and Process Management
• Workshop 2: Negotiation Skills

In addition to the SCMP program coursework requirements, candidates must also successfully complete SCMP Leadership Residency and the National Case-Study Final Examination. All SCMP candidates must also satisfy the 3-year work experience requirements (e.g., employment, internships,co-op placements, etc.).

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.


Qestions & Answers

Supply chain management is the overseeing of the flow of goods and services from raw materials to final products. It includes all the processes involved in getting products to customers, such as shipping. As the global economy recovers, demand and supply continue to be at odds with each other.

Essential skills for a career in Supply Chain Management include:

Analytical Skills, Communication Skills, Problem-Solving Skills,Negotiation Skills,Technical Competence,Project Management,Global Awareness,Adaptability,Leadership Skills,Attention to Detail,Customer Focus,Risk Management,Financial Acumen,Continuous Improvement,Collaboration,Knowledge of Regulations.

Here are some common tasks performed by professionals in Supply Chain Management:

Demand Planning,Inventory Management,Procurement and Sourcing,Supplier Relationship Management (SRM),Production Planning and Scheduling,Logistics and Transportation Management,Warehousing and Distribution,Order Fulfillment,Risk Management,Technology Integration,Continuous Improvement,Compliance and Regulations

The educational requirements for a Supply Chain Manager can vary depending on the employer, industry, and the specific demands of the job. However, many employers seek candidates with a combination of education and relevant experience.

Some common career paths and advancement opportunities in Supply Chain Management include:

Senior Supply Chain Manager,Director of Supply Chain,Vice President of Supply Chain,Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO),Cross-Functional Roles,Specialized Roles,Entrepreneurship,Global Roles,Education and Training,Technological Leadership,Certifications and Continuous Learning,Networking and Industry Involvement

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