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Supply Chain Management - Global

Credential:
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
College Code:
CONS
School:
Business and Hospitality
Program Code:
1411
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
DO
Academic Year:
2017 / 2018

About the Program

The Supply Chain Management - Global program prepares students for careers in the fields of logistics, procurement, supply chain and operations. Through extensive practical learning activities, students enhance their knowledge of supply chain concepts applicable to a variety of sectors. Graduates will be well-prepared to support the management of job functions by examining the connections between strategic objectives, stakeholder expectations, and supply chain design, functions, processes and roles; determining the value-added and financial implications of supply chain decisions and design on business profitability, efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction; using risk mitigation tools and strategies; reviewing supply chain activities and transactions for compliance with relevant policies, standards, legal, regulatory and contractual obligations; collaborating with, and using leadership and communication skills to build strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders.

Program Information

Length: One-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program
Delivery Sequence: Doon (Kitchener) - September/2017 (Open) - Fall | Winter
Location: Doon (Kitchener)
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 30

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2017-2018 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2016 / 2017) for Supply Chain Management - Global - Program # 1411

Doon - Fall 2017 Level 1 & 2 (Program Start: 2017-09-05)
Description Fall 2017 Winter 2018
Student Priority Fee $49.95 $49.95
Recreation/Athletics Fee $69.55 $69.55
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $28.10 $28.10
Administration Fee $25.55 $25.55
Technology Enhancement Fee $140.80 $140.80
CSI Capital Development Fee $70.54 $70.54
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $2887.50 $2887.50
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.60 $12.60
Session Total $3685.15 $3399.15
Year Total   $7084.30

International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2016 / 2017) for
Supply Chain Management - Global - Program # 1411


Doon - Fall 2017 Level 1 & 2 (Program Start: 2017-09-05)
Description Fall 2017 Winter 2018
International Program Tuition $5950.00 $5950.00
Student Priority Fee $49.95 $49.95
Recreation/Athletics Fee $69.55 $69.55
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $28.10 $28.10
Administration Fee $25.55 $25.55
Technology Enhancement Fee $140.80 $140.80
CSI Capital Development Fee $70.54 $70.54
CSI Association Fee $110.00 $110.00
CSI - CSA $4.56 $4.56
ISR $375.00 $375.00
International Health Fee $485.00 $0.00
ONE Card Fee $12.60 $12.60
Session Total $7321.65 $6836.65
Year Total   $14158.30

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Services/Awards.

Graduate Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates of supply chain programs are as varied as the field is broad. Employers encompass a wide range of organizations and industries, from manufacturing and distribution of consumer goods to the services and public sectors, and from large corporations to small businesses.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details for 2017 / 2018
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
CDEV8015 Career Development

Description: This course prepares students for the job search in their post-graduate careers. Students will learn to critically evaluate their skills, attitudes, and expectations and evaluate and interpret available opportunities in the workplace. Self-marketing techniques using resumes, cover letters, cold-calls, and interviewing techniques will be taught. Students will learn the expectations, rules, and regulations that apply in the workplace with regards to social, organizational, ethical, and safety issues. All of this will be critical to know and share as part of their human resources career options.
Hours: 14
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MGMT8250 Management and Leadership Skills

Description: Organizations are complex and are becoming even more so given the rapid pace of technological change, globalization, and the problems and competitive pressures that these bring. Leaders need to be able to lead and motivate individuals and teams in the organization to bring about continuous improvement, and thereby compete in the global economy. To that end this course will cover fundamental concepts of effective management and leadership in the global economy.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8010 Global Procurement Management I

Description: This course will provide students with a comprehensive study of purchasing practices and applications in the context of both domestic and global supply chains, emphasizing ethical purchasing practices and corporate social responsibility. Students will learn an integrated approach from a management perspective to develop purchasing and supply chain strategies that minimize risk and contribute to overall business objectives.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8020 Global Logistics Management I

Description: 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 centers with the goal of maximizing company productivity in a global economy and taking advantage of global opportunities.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8030 Business Process Integration and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Description: This course will focus on core business processes that are typically used by a multi-national company to procure, manufacture, manage customer orders, and financially track its business functions. Students will gain in-depth understanding of business process integration by utilizing an active learning approach which will include the hands-on use of the SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, focusing on business process integration, which is key to success in business. Students will also utilize ERPsim, a game-based simulation, to learn how to manage companies from end-to-end using the actual SAP ERP in a real-time simulated competitive environment focusing on operations excellence, analytics, and ERP interaction.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8040 Demand and Customer Relationship Management

Description: Demand Management (DM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) complement each other. DM is a business process included in Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), or Integrated Business Planning (IBP). It involves forecasting, planning and managing the aggregate demand for a company's products and services. On the other hand, CRM focuses on building and maintaining profitable relationships with individual customers.
An effective CRM process can assist an organization to increase market share, profit and customer satisfaction and help combat competitive pressure. This course explores DM and CRM as a key strategic processes within all organizations and a vital aspect of any successful supply chain, whether the relationship is business to consumer (B2C) or business to business (B2B). Students will gain experience in demand forecasting, use CRM technology and apply CRM fundamentals within the context of case studies related to multinational companies.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8340 Global Supply Chain Management

Description: The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the discipline of supply chain management (SCM), which enables firms to better coordinate inbound and outbound information and material flow. In addition, supply chain management impacts customer service activities relevant to logistics, operations and marketing processes. Topics include the relationship between profitability, supplier management, customer service, quality, and productivity; management of incoming supplies and services; managing service capacity and wait times; and finally discussions of internal and external customer service, one of the primary objectives of supply chain management. The course is designed to examine a firm as a complete business, considering the global environment.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
MGMT8260 Business Analytics and Decision Making

Description: Analytics refers to the ways in which organizations use data to gain insights that lead to fact-based management that drive decisions and actions. Managers are currently faced with data that has high volume, variety, and velocity and the interpretation of this data has become an essential skill for business managers. The three major areas of business analytics explored in this course are reporting, visualization and prediction, all of which are key to sound business decisions under uncertainty. Students will utilize current analytics technologies to create reports, scorecards, and dashboards through guided exercises and case studies involving global companies. In addition, the topics of IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data will also be explored.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8050 Global Supply Chain Management II

Description: This course focuses on strategic issues and operational problems that are relevant to companies that source, produce, distribute and sell products and services in multiple countries and compete in the global arena. Key topics include sourcing and supplier management, service supply chain management, supply chain risk management and sustainable supply chains.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OPER8060 Global Procurement Management II

Description:
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

OPER8070 Global Logistics Management II

Description: This course covers advanced topics in inbound and outbound logistics in a global setting, and the management of risks associated with the coordination of transnational supply chains. The course will cover topics such as containerization, intermodal freight transport, implications of the expanding of the Panama Canal, the use of drones, automated vehicles, and other innovations.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OPER8080 Capstone Project (Supply Chain Mgt-Global)

Description: This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to solve a real-life problem for a local employer in a global context, by applying theory and skills developed in previous courses. Working in small teams, and supervised by a faculty member, students will conduct secondary and primary research, develop and evaluate alternative solutions, and present a final recommendation to the employer. The final report will summarize the methodology and approach taken, justify the reasons for selecting the specific solution, and outline a practical work plan for implementing the proposed solution, including estimated timeline and budget. The students' work will be formally assessed by their supervisor and the employer, and informally by their classmates.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

QUAL8150 Continuous Improvement

Description: In this course students will learn to continuously improve and optimize service and manufacturing operations through the application of Total Quality Management (TQM) and Theory of Constraints (TOC) principles, and using Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques, including Value Stream Mapping. Students will also practice innovative thinking to develop cost reduction ideas, which will add value to products or services in a global context while maintaining or improving quality and reliability.
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
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Program Outcomes

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Start DateCampusStatus**
SEP, 2017 Doon Open
** Status applicable to domestic students

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