Supply Chain Management Program
(Postgraduate)
(B429)

2022-20232023-2024
  • Program Name:
    Supply Chain Management
  • Code: B429
  • Credential:
    Ontario College Graduate Certificate
  • Method of Study:
    Full-time
  • Duration:
    2 semesters
  • Centre:
  • School: Management
  • Location: St. James Campus
  • Starting Months: January
  • Domestic Tuition:
    $6,591.00 * +
  • Winter 2023 Delivery:
    Semester 1: On Campus
  • Spring 2023 Delivery:
    Semester 2: On Campus

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Overview

Program Overview

With the increasing complexity and uncertainty of local and global economies, the need for skilled professionals in supply chain management has never been greater. This one-year Supply Chain Management program will prepare you for a career in a variety of sectors by teaching concepts and systems used in supply chain design and performance. You will be equipped to launch a career that combines technical expertise with innovative thinking and relationship-building.

Full Description

The Supply Chain Management graduate certificate program prepares you for careers in a variety of sectors by familiarizing you with the concepts and systems used in supply chain design and performance.

Supply chain management is the backbone of organizations in industries as diverse as transportation, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, and retail. It ensures the efficient flow of products and services from the sourcing of materials to final use. With the increasing complexity and uncertainty of local and global economies, the need for skilled professionals in this field has never been greater. This program will help you launch a career that combines technical expertise with innovative thinking and relationship-building.

Courses are provided through varied modes of delivery, with a focus on applied and experiential learning. You will learn not only the foundational knowledge, but also the leading methods in supply chain optimization, risk management and sustainable sourcing. As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills needed to deliver value and competitive advantage for organizations.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Examine the connections between strategic objectives, stakeholder expectations, and supply chain design, functions, processes and roles, to guide decision-making, problem-solving and coordination of tasks.
  2. Determine the value added and financial implications of supply chain decisions and design on overall business profitability, efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction.
  3. Ensure supply chain activities and transactions are compliant with relevant legal, regulatory and contractual obligations, and industry and organization standards and policies for quality, health, safety, accountability, social and environmental responsibility.
  4. Use risk mitigation tools and strategies to inform supply chain management decisions.
  5. Contribute to the acquisition and sale of goods, services and materials in accordance with best practices and public and private sector stakeholder expectations across a variety of industries.
  6. Contribute to the strategic planning and scheduling of material requirements, resource allocation and inventory for efficient production and fulfillment of customer orders and returns.
  7. Coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within and between supply chains.
  8. Contribute to the identification and management of continuous improvements to functions and processes within and between supply chains.
  9. Use available technologies to enhance work performance and support supply chain functions, processes, transactions and communications.
  10. Monitor relevant trends, emerging technologies, and local and global economic, political and environmental issues to enhance work performance and guide management decisions.
  11. Use leadership and communication skills to establish and manage strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders and support the achievement of business goals.
  12. Develop and apply ongoing strategies for personal, career and professional development.

Courses

Required Courses

Semester 1

Course Code Courses  Prerequisites
MGMT 4092 Supply Chain Strategy none
MGMT 4093 Supply Chain Sustainability none
MGMT 4094 Sourcing and Purchasing none
MGMT 4095 Risk Management none
MGMT 4096 Technology Integration and Analysis none
MARK 4005 Applied Business Communication none
MGMT 4097 Career Planning none

Semester 2

Course Code Courses  Prerequisites
MGMT 4098 Performance Management and Logistics MGMT 4092
MGMT 4099 Transportation and Logistics MGMT 4092
MGMT 4100 Warehousing MGMT 4092
MGMT 4101 Supply Chain Management Design and Optimization MGMT 4092 & MGMT 4093
MGMT 4102 Inventory and Forecasting MGMT 4096
MGMT 4103 Experiential Learning Successful Completion of Semester 1

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Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Career Options

Graduates of this program will be equipped to enter a wide range of positions in global sourcing and procurement management, transportation and distribution management, production management, business planning, supply chain analysis, and logistics management.

Common job titles for Supply Chain Management graduates include:

  • Supply Chain Planning Coordinator
  • Operations/Logistic Coordinator
  • Operations Systems Analyst
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Business Demand Coordinator
  • Sales Analyst

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$6,591.00 * +

Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in Fall 2022. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in Fall 2023 and at later dates.

+ Books and additional supplies are not included in tuition fees and must be purchased by the student separately.

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Financial Assistance

This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

Ontario College diploma (two-year), Ontario College advanced diploma (three-year) or bachelor's degree or equivalent.

 

English Language Proficiency

Applicants with international transcripts who do not provide English proficiency test results must test at the college level in the George Brown College English assessment to be considered for admission. In addition, applicants who are considered for admission to the program based solely on their work experience will be required to provide proof of English proficiency at the college level, and may be required to write the George Brown College English admission assessment

Please review our English proficiency requirements for more details.

Course Exemptions

Some college and university credits may qualify you for exemptions. Please visit our transfer guide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

How to Apply

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges.

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

Information Sessions

On-campus information sessions are held on a regular basis. Come and have your questions answered. Learn about the program content and career options, meet your friendly professors and staff, and experience what it is like to be in a George Brown College classroom. Sign up for an upcoming session.

Domestic Student Admissions

For inquiries about domestic admission requirements, admission deadlines, or the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@georgebrown.ca or visit the Admissions section.

International Student Admissions

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page.

Fees and Financial Information

For inquiries about OSAP, Bursaries, Scholarships and other financial inquiries, please contact the Financial Aid Office at FinAid@georgebrown.ca or visit the Financial Aid section.

Entry Advising

For advice on the various program options and which program might be best suited for you, make an appointment to see an Entry Advisor. Please review these frequently asked questions.

Centre for Business

For questions regarding programs at the Centre for Business or if you require more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our knowledgeable staff are available to assist you.

For general inquiries, please contact the Centre for Business:
Email: business@georgebrown.ca
Phone: (416) 415-5000 ext. 2160

Supply Chain Management (B429)

For inquiries related to this program (for example, course-specific information) please contact the coordinator:

Sam Lampropoulos, Program Coordinator
Email: slamprop@georgebrown.ca

Linda Jin-Troendle, Chair, School of Management
Email: linda.jin-troendle@georgebrown.ca

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International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

This program is offered out of our School of Management and classes usually take place at our St. James Campus, mainly at 200 King St. E. and 290 Adelaide St. E., Toronto, ON, Canada.

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