Graduate Certificate in
Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management - Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology
CAD 16,908 / per year
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Before products hit the shelves, there’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes – from purchasing materials and coordinating inventory to the distribution of finished goods. As global trade widens and deepens, demand continues to rise for skilled workers in the areas of supply chain logistics and international trade compliance. Prepare for a range of careers within the expanding field of supply chain management with this two-year post-graduate program. As a graduate of Loyalist's full-time Supply Chain Management – Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) post-graduate program, you may be eligible for advanced standing into the certified Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) Designation Program. Graduates with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 are granted exemption from four modules and two interactive workshops in accordance with the Supply Chain Management Association Ontario (SCMAO) and Loyalist's Partnership Agreement.
How You'll Learn
Experiential Learning, including a co-op work term
Prepare for a career in effective project management across various industries:
- Learn to manage project goals, constraints, deliverables, quality control and resource requirements as defined by stakeholders.
- Explore different leadership styles to effectively manage issues and resolve conflicts.
- Gain knowledge on facilitating communication, negotiation and collaboration with stakeholders to ensure project success.
- Demonstrate the development of a comprehensive project plan to meet stakeholder requirements.
- Learn to analyze financial information to promote operational effectiveness and to support and monitor the scope, planning, procurement, risk and budget of projects.
- Get first-hand workplace experience with a co-op work term in semester four.
Co-ops in work terms are valuable work-integrated learning experiences in which students demonstrate outcomes from previous semesters in Canadian industry settings. In addition to building skills and identifying career contacts, co-ops in work terms add industry-relevant experience to students’ résumés. The co-op job market is competitive, and students will be expected to participate actively in their job searches. Students will be supported with information and skills to attain co-ops.
First Year - Semester One
- Management Accounting- Business Analytics
- Organizational Theory and Design
- Principles of Buying
- Project Management
- Supply Chain OH&S
- Supply Chain and Logistic Management (EDI)
- Tariff Classification
First Year - Semester Two
- CRM and Business Strategy
- Co-op and Canadian Career Search Prep 1
- Customs Compliance
- International Business
- LEAN Operations
- Service Learning
Second Year - Semester Three
- Co-op and Canadian Career Search Prep 2
- SAP- Financial & Man. Account
- SAP- Inventory Management
- SAP- Order Fulfillment
- SAP- SCM Planning
- SCM- Master Data & Org Struct
Second Year - Semester Three (Elective Group 1 )
- SAP Certification Preparation
- SCMP Certification Preparation
Select 1 course from above
Second Year - Semester Four (Elective Group 1 )
- Applied Industry Project - Supply Chain Management
Select 1 course from above
Program Tuition Fee
Find Your Career
Supply chain management specialists with the knowledge to facilitate international trade are in high demand. Professionals in this field find opportunities in retail operations, logistics companies, the transportation industry, distribution centres, and the public and private sectors, working in the following roles:
- Purchasing agent or officer
- Inventory specialist or store manager
- Compliance specialist or manager
- Supply chain manager
- Customs agent, broker or specialist
- Tracking and scheduling coordinator
- Logistics coordinator
- Demand planner