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Get the Skills to Become a Supply Chain Management Professional

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Businesses rely on trained Supply Chain professionals to manage product inventory and distribution

Supply Chain Management Training Program in British Columbia

Supply Chain Management professionals play an important role in keeping commerce moving. Skilled professionals in this field make sure businesses receive quality materials and oversee the effective and efficient shipment, delivery and receipt of products we rely on.

If you are a driven, organized multi-tasker, training to become a Supply Chain Management professional could be an excellent opportunity for you.

With the option to choose the traditional program or add a co-op experience, this program caters to your individual career goals and learning preferences.

The best way to see if Cambria College is the right fit for you is to come in and visit the school. You can tour our facilities, and meet with both students and instructors. Book an Appointment Now or Get more info.

Becoming a Professional Supply Chain Management Professional

This program allows the students to learn the fundamental management techniques in the practical world of supply chain management. Supply Chain Management (SCM) with Co-op graduates will develop their competence and specialized skill set in both the manufacturing and service industries.

Students will also learn the complex transformation path of moving the goods from the source to consumers. The course also articulates knowledge, skill, and ability in areas of the transportation and warehousing sectors. Students will have a greater understanding of risk management in supply chain and strategies of mitigation.

This program is eligible for up to $3,000 in scholarships.

Co-op Placement Option Available

Cambria College offers a 41-week* Supply Chain Management program for those who wish to take a shorter program and quickly start a career. Alternatively, you can spend an additional 35 weeks* completing a 760-hour co-op placement.

This gives you a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop professional networks while completing your Diploma program. You’ll gain comprehensive knowledge and skills that you can apply in any hospitality setting.

Course Breakdown
Course NoName of SubjectHours
SCOM001Introduction to Technology and Microsoft Office60
SCOM002Managing Academic Strategies20
SCOM003Principles of Supply Chain Management60
SCOM004Supply Chain Operations, Logistics and Distribution60
SCOM005Materials Management and Procurement60
SCOM006Transportation Systems & Reverse Logistics60
SCOM007Supply Chain Risk Mitigation and Management60
SCOM008Warehouse Design & Planning60
SCOM009International Logistics and Customs Regulations60
SCOM010Supply Chain and Demand Management40
SCOM011Accounting and Bookkeeping Management40
SCOM012Data Managerial Information System40
SCOM013Project and Operation Management60
SCOM014Total Quality Management40
SCOM015Business Law, Contracts & Negotiations40
SCOMCWork Experience – Practicum120

Program Duration

Total Program Hours880
Work Experience – Practicum120
Total Program Weeks41*

Admissions Requirements

  1. High School Graduation or equivalent OR mature student status (19 years or older prior to starting the program)
  2. Meet one of the following English Language Proficiency requirements:
    a. Minimum Grade 12 English (Domestic Students)
    b. For English as second language students;
    i. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall band of 6.0 or higher, with a minimum 6.0 in each band,
    ii. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) 73,
    iii. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT) 540-543,
    iv. Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) 700,
    v. Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) 7 or higher, with a minimum of 6.0 in all four skills,
    vi. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): Score of 50 or higher with no sub score less than 50,
    vii. Pearson Test of English (PTE): Score of 46 or higher,
    viii. Cambridge English Language FCE,
    ix. Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Level 4 with an essay score of 26 or higher,
    x. Duolingo English Test (DUOLINGO) 95
    c. Pass the College’s English Assessment test with 60% or higher.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Examine connections between supply chain design, processes and roles, stakeholder expectations, operations, logistics and distribution to guide critical and analytical thinking and communication skills to problem solving and coordination of tasks.
  • Determine financial implications of supply chain decisions and design and value add to the overall business profitability, improve efficiencies and stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Apply risk mitigation strategies and create efficiencies within supply chain management decisions
  • Provide leadership and decision-making skills when handling the movement of goods, services, and materials between supply chains
  • Utilize appropriate technologies to streamline efficiencies within workplace performance functions, transactions, and communications
  • Display and apply leadership skills to manage and secure strategic relationships with stakeholders to support operational business targets
  • Apply latest industry related technologies, monitor industry trends, observe both domestic and international economies along with political environments to guide decision making and business goals
  • Procure optimal inventory and materials management to ensure that the proper balance between production and capacity are reached

Program Fees

Domestic Students: 

  • Application Fee: $250
  • Assessment Fee: $100
  • Tuition: $12,300
  • Textbooks: $1,550

Total: $14,200

Domestic Students (With Co-op): 

  • Application Fee: $250
  • Assessment Fee: $100
  • Tuition: $15,990
  • Textbooks: $1,550

Total: $17,890

International Students: 

  • Application Fee: $250
  • Assessment Fee: $100
  • Tuition: $16,400
  • Textbooks: $1,550

Total: $18,300

International Students (With Co-op): 

  • Application Fee: $250
  • Assessment Fee: $100
  • Tuition: $21,320
  • Textbooks: $1,550

Total: $23,220

Career Opportunities

  • Supply Chain & Logistics Manager
  • Material Manager
  • Procurement Director
  • Sourcing and procurement specialist
  • Purchasing manager
  • Pricing coordinator
  • Supply and demand analyst
  • Demand forecasting lead
  • Supply chain logistics planner
  • Supply chain coordinator

This program is approved by the Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

Is a Career as a Supply Chain Management Professional Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career as a Supply Chain Management professional and exploring whether Cambria College is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call your nearest Cambria College location today.

Richmond: (604) 242-4000
Surrey: (604) 416-5522
Vancouver: (604) 428-7500
Victoria: (778) 265-7547

*Program length when completed in normal time