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Diploma Program
Diploma Program
Lean Supply Chain Management
Program Duration

38 Weeks (1 year)

Program Description

In today's industry, goods and services are pieced together from all over the world and this process can be hectic and complicated if not managed correctly. As industries are growing to work beyond conventional borders, there is a growing need of personnel who are familiar with working in different domains of Supply Chain.

Our 1-year Lean Supply Chain Management Diploma program focuses on supplier relationship management, strategic sourcing, and long-term planning in relation to projects environment which is common in Oil and Gas industries. This program is designed based on:

  • Industrial best practices
  • State-of-the-art technology-enabled software in the market (SAP)

This program utilizes ERP systems and applies it to not only Business Administration, but also to an integrated system within business processes (Sales, Marketing, etc.) as well as technical processes. Therefore, it is also suitable for students with backgrounds other than Supply Chain Management, for instance Mechanical, Civil, Chemical Engineering and etc.

This program is intended to focus more on best practices in "Lean Supply Chain Management" and targets following disciplines of Supply Chain:

  • Material and Inventory Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Contract Management
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
Career Opportunities

Earning a Diploma in Supply Chain Management enables you to start your career in variety of occupations. This program can significantly benefit those students who are interested in starting their career in any of the following disciplines:

  • Analysts of Information System and Processes
  • Buyers
  • Logistics Specialists
  • Order Managers
  • Manufacturing Planner and Controllers
  • Sales forecasting Specialist
  • Purchasing and Procurement Specialists
  • Warehouse Personnel
  • Transportation Personnel
  • Production/Quality and Planning Personnel

According to Canadian Occupational Projection System (COPS) over the 2013-2022 period, an occupation in this field will be in excess demand. This means that the projected number of job openings are significantly greater than projected number of job seekers.

Curiculum highlights
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Global Sourcing and Procurement
  • Production Planning and Scheduling
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Contract Management and Administration
  • Logistics and Lean Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
Program Highlights
  • Hands on Training on Enterprise Resource Planning Software (SAP)
  • Lean Supply Chain Management
  • Industrial Seminars and Guest Speakers from Industry
  • Field Trips

Course Schedule
Subject Course Hours Units
Semester 1
Business English 48 4
Computer Applications 48 4
Statistics 56 5
Project Management 62 5
Mathematics for Business Management I 52 4
Semester 2
Mathematics for Business Management II 52 4
Project Implementation and Control 62 5
Introduction to Production and Operation Management 42 4
Enterprise Resource Planning 64 5
Inventory Management 64 5
Logistics and Lean Supply Chain Management 64 5
Semester 3
Global Sourcing and Procurement 64 5
Production Planning and Scheduling 64 5
International Logistics and Transportation 46 4
Principal of Accounting and Financing 44 4
Management Principles and Decision Making 42 4
Contract Management and Administration 64 5
Quality Management Systems 64 5