Supply Chain Management – Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – Loyalist College in TorontoNEW
Available as a two-year program
Two-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate
- Start Date
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
How You'll Learn
Experiential Learning, including a co-op elective
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 elective in semester four.
- First Year - Semester One
- HRPG3004 Management Accounting
- This course introduces students to the fundamentals of accounting, as well as management accounting concepts and practices. There is a focus on how management uses accounting information for decision making, planning, controlling and performance measurement. Topics include cost allocation, cost-volume-profit analysis, relevant costs and budgeting.
- HRPG3002 Organizational Theory and Design
- Organizations come in a variety of forms and structures. They also use different processes and have varying numbers of employees. All of these variables play an important role in helping the organization achieve its strategic objectives. This course examines the interplay of leadership and human behavior in the context of today’s workplaces including, organizational design principles, open tech systems, organizational effectiveness, intergroup dynamics, conflict power and political systems, effect of technology on human systems and how to design and implement effective organizational change.
- BUSI3024 Principles of Buying
- This course provides a critical view into the purchasing elements of world of Supply Chain Management. Topical focus will relate to supply organizations, quality, supplier relations, sourcing, price and cost management and the role of transportation. The scope of this course will include the private and public business sectors.
- BUSI3011 Project Management
- This course engages students with its hands-on approach and in-depth coverage of currently utilized, industry recognized project management software systems including Microsoft Office Project. Through the exploration of these systems, students acquire foundational project management knowledge, in the areas of project planning, defining scope, priorities, and work breakdown structure, creating scheduling estimates for timing and project costs, developing project networks and communicating project information, identifying compliance and risk issues, assigning resources, identifying potential efficiencies and tracking progress.
- LOGS1005 Supply Chain OHS&S
- This course explores the complex world of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) in the supply chain with a focus on OH&S in the manufacturing, warehouse and ground transportation environments. Hazards, agents and training strategies will be explored, culminating in a focus on risk management – identification and planning in the supply chain – materials handling and transportation environments.
- BUSI3005 Supply Chain and Logistic Management (EDI)
- This course encompassess activities and techniques utilized in supply chain and logistics management including customer service, distribution planning, transportation planning, transportation forecasting, logistics documentation, purchasing and third party chain management.
- LOGS3000 Tariff Classification
- This course is intended to familiarize the student with the general rules of classification, which will allow the learner to correctly classify commodities being imported/exported.
- Second Year - Semester Two
- LOGS1004 Applied Project
- Students will define, plan, organize and execute an applied supply chain management project.
- LOGS1009 CRM and Business Strategy
- This course is intended to familiarize students with the world of marketing from a consulting perspective. This course will focus on understanding the role of marketing, the role of the consultant, and the management of business and marketing information.
- LOGS1010 Customs Compliance
- This course is intended to introduce students to the rules of customs compliance.
- BUSI1039 International Business
- The geography of business continues to expand. This course provides an introduction to the global marketplace. Students will examine the impact of cultural issues on marketing, logistics and human resource strategies.
- LOGS1011 LEAN Operations
- This course is intended to familiarize students with the principles of LEAN operations.
- Second Year - Semester Three
- LOGS2005 SAP- Financial and Management Accounting
- Students will get a deep understanding of financial accounting and management accounting business processes in SAP.
- LOGS2001 SAP- Inventory Management
- Inventory management function covers multiple business processes related to storage and movement of goods, such as goods receipt, inspection, storage, movement, physical inventory, delivery, etc. This course will give students a hands-on approach to learning how to perform these transactions using SAP ERP software.
- LOGS2004 SAP- Master Data and Organization Structure
- Supply chain management (SCM) master data is the foundation for supply chain management transaction data such as purchase orders, purchase requisitions, etc. In this applied course, students will learn about SCM master data in SAP as well as associated organization structure and purchase order type.
- LOGS2002 SAP- Order Fulfillment
- Order fulfillment or sales and distribution function covers process chains from customer order to cash receipt (OTC) end-to-end processes. It includes business transactions such as creating customer enquiry, sales orders, delivery, creating invoices, follow-up receivables, receiving customer payments, etc. This course will give students a hands-on approach to learning how to perform these transactions using SAP ERP software.
- LOGS2003 SAP- Supply Chain Management Planning
Supply chain or production planning function covers process chains from forecast to delivery (FTD) end-to-end processes. It includes business transactions such as materials requirements planning,
demand management, production planning, detailed scheduling, etc. This course will give students a hands-on approach to learning how to perform these transactions using SAP ERP software.
- LOGS2000 SAP-Procurement
- Procurement function covers process chain from requisition to pay. It includes the creation of material requirements, vendor selection, creating purchase orders, order follow up, goods receipt, inspection, and vendor bill processing and payment. This course will give students a hands-on approach to learning how to perform these processes with SAP ERP software.
- Second Year - Semester Three (Electives)
- LOGS2007 SAP Certification
- The objective of this course is to prepare students to become SAP certified professionals. This course will help students gain insight into the SAP certification topics and also review the overall SAP concepts learned in this program.
- LOGS2006 SCMP Certification
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- Third Year - Semester Four (Electives)
- LOGS2008 Capstone- Business Simulation Project
- As an alternative to co-op, students may work on campus to carry out an assignment or research in supply chains for an external client organization.
- COOP2000 Co-op
- Integration of formal learning practices with developmental learning opportunities helps to enhance and consolidate the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes of emerging professionals.
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*Courses subject to change.
How much will it cost?
Approximate costs per year (2020 – 21)
The following fees do not include living costs, textbooks or additional program-specific expenses/supplies.
Fall 2020 Intake**
- International Tuition: $14,332.50
- Ancillary Fees: $902.38
- Health Insurance (mandatory): $600
- Total: $15,834.88 CAD
**Fees subject to change. The above tuition and fees apply to full-time Fall start students for a standard two-semester program.
Required academic preparation
A diploma or degree from a recognized college or university or equivalent.
All teaching within Loyalist is conducted in English. In order to be successful in a program, skills such as communication, listening comprehension, and reading and writing must be at a level sufficient to meet the demands of post-secondary studies. All applicants to Loyalist whose first language is not English, or whose previous education was in another language, will be expected to provide an English proficiency assessment for admissions approval. Details about language and general admission requirements are available here.
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