The products and services used every day are dependent on supply chains. These supply chains work behind the scenes connecting suppliers, customers, and other partners to meet the needs of the global marketplace and help drive economies worldwide. Supply Chain Management involves the integration of numerous processes to create an operational framework, within which multiple organizations work collaboratively to meet marketplace demand. Logistics -the movement, storage, and flow of goods, services, and information - is an integral part of this framework.
The Supply Chain Management and Logistics program provides learners with the knowledge and skills to manage supply chains and coordinate logistics. The program explores the integrated nature of supply chains systems and their connections to stakeholder and strategic objectives. Learners will learn about the production, acquisition and sale of goods, services, and material, as well as the logistics required to bring these goods and services to market. The program includes essential business principles such as financial management that guides supply chain design and decision-making. It integrates a customer-centric philosophy throughout with emphasis on the development of leadership and communication skills, essential for negotiations and maintaining strategic relationships. Focus will include the use of industry technologies as well as quality and continuous improvement processes, systems, and techniques.
The requirements of this post-graduate diploma program may be achieved within two (2) academic years of full-time study.
Graduates of this program may find work in a range of supply chain management and logistics occupations, where there is a wide array of roles such as procurement, logistics, inventory management, transportation, and contract management.
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Supply Chain Management and Logistics includes course work in relevant business fundamentals. Learners with a Business Administration degree or diploma may be eligible for credit towards applicable business course.
NBCC is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.
Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.
10012 - Purchasing managers
12013 - Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling coordination occupations
12102 - Procurement and purchasing agents and officers
13201 - Production and transportation logistics coordinators
14403 - Purchasing and inventory control workers
74202 - Air transport ramp attendants
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