Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management - Global Logistics Curriculum
Apply in early October 2022 for September 2023
Vocational Learning Outcomes
- 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.
- Determine the value added and financial implications of supply chain decisions and design on overall business profitability, efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction.
- 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.
- Use risk mitigation tools and strategies to inform supply chain management decisions.
- 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.
- Contribute to the strategic planning and scheduling of material requirements, resource allocation and inventory for efficient production and fulfillment of customer orders and returns.
- Coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within and between supply chains.
- Contribute to the identification and management of continuous improvements to functions and processes within and between supply chains.
- Use available technologies to enhance work performance and support supply chain functions, processes, transactions and communications.
- Monitor relevant trends, emerging technologies, and local and global economic, political and environmental issues to enhance work performance and guide management decisions.
- Use leadership and communication skills to establish and manage strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders and support the achievement of business goals.
- Develop and apply ongoing strategies for personal, career and professional development.
- Apply efficient and effective logistics management strategies to contribute to improved global competitiveness of the organization.
- Evaluate the risks involved with multi-tier and multi-enterprise supply networks to help ensure success in the development and/or maintenance of a global logistics framework.
Courses and Descriptions
This course explores in detail all facets of Demand Management from Sales and Operations Planning through to detailed scheduling. Students will be presented with real world situations and projects to enhance learning.
This course is focused on the functions and objectives of a logistics manager, whether operating domestically or in an international setting. Students will investigate examples of the classic cost/service tradeoff that is the major challenge for all supply chain managers. The major emphasis of the course is on the utilization of strategies to add value to a company's supply chain by either reducing costs, improving efficiency or effectiveness, or improving customer service. This course will demonstrate the important role of the logistics management to companies by examining international vendors, customers and distribution centres.
This course explains key concepts in Materials Management within an organization's Supply Chain management team. It provides decision-making techniques for the replenishment of inventories with the objective of optimizing inventory levels and aligning with an organization's objectives and performance metrics.
This course is part 1 of two courses required for the CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding. It introduces the student to truck, rail, air and ocean transportation and the geography over which goods move. Incoterms?2010 rules outline the transfer of costs and risks as the goods are transported from seller to buyer.
This course investigates the factors of human behaviour shapes organization dynamics and culture. Students will develop knowledge about how to impact and change this behaviour to create cultures that drive international competitive advantage.
This course will provide students with a study of purchasing practices and applications in a domestic and global Supply Chain context. Students will learn an integrated approach from a management perspective that minimizes risk and contributes to overall business objectives.
This course teaches foundational skills in writing and speaking to support students in their postgraduate Business programs while also preparing them for the communication demands of the contemporary Business workplace. Working both individually and collaboratively, students learn a variety of Business workplace writing formats, including e-mails, memos, and reports. The course also covers research, APA citation and documentation, professional presentations, working in teams, and communicating across cultures.
Overview of Enterprise Resource Planning using SAP software in a technology enabled database. Students operate a virtual company while using the various SAP modules in sales, marketing, accounting, purchasing, operations and human resources.
This course presents the detailed concepts of Six Sigma and Lean philosophies of Continuous Improvement. Hands on and real world activities and assignments will enhance learning.
This course is designed as a study of the movement of commercial goods into Canada. It will explore processes and documentation from the time of acquisition of product (goods) in a foreign country through to the time of delivery at the Canadian consignment area. It will include the commercial import process, customs valuation, Harmonized System of Tariff Classification, tariff treatments/trade agreements including "rules of origin", customs accounting process including duty & taxes and refund, drawback and other duty relief provisions for Canadian importers.
This course is part 2 of two courses required for the CIFFA Certificate in International Freight Forwarding. Understanding how buyers and sellers manage risk with a variety of international payment methods and cargo insurance, the knowledge of commercial documents and their completion, export packaging, cargo security, dangerous goods and alternative transport solutions enable students to properly cost and quote on a shipment.
This course is designed to prepare students for effective and productive performances in their professional life. This course will aim at further preparing students for effective and productive performance in the field.
Students learn and apply leadership and management concepts and how project managers can use them to build and foster high performance teams.
An introduction to effective project management based on PMI principles that provide students with the techniques to manage projects in the corporate and entrepreneurial environments.