Program Overview

This two-year diploma in supply chain and operations will ensure you are prepared to join private or public sectors in this demanding field. Our supply chain courses will cover business theories and allow you to put them into practice. You will also examine goods and services sourcing, transportation methods, inventory techniques, retail management, analytical techniques as well as develop your negotiation skills.

Program Details

Program Code
BLS3
Credential:
Ontario College Diploma
Duration
2 years
Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2024 March
London
Open
2024 May
London
Open
2024 September
London
Open
2025 January
London
Open
2025 February
London
Open
2025 May
London
Open
2023 September
London
Closed
2024 January
London
Closed
Start Dates
Locations
Availability

Full Time Offerings

2025 January
London
Open
2025 February
London
Open
2025 May
London
Open
2023 February
London
Closed
2023 September
London
Closed
2024 January
London
Closed
2024 March
London
Closed
2024 May
London
Closed
2024 September
London
Closed

Your Learning Experience

Graduates of this program may be eligible to transfer to the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) at Fanshawe College and receive a one-year advanced standing. There are options to transfer to complete a degree program at many other post-secondary institutions or complement your diploma with a graduate certificate offered by the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business.

 

Available in a traditional in-class format with September, January, March and May admissions. A co-op version of this program is also available.

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This program has been approved for advanced standing toward attaining the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation.

 

Career Information

Graduates of Business - Supply Chain and Operations are prepared to enter the supply chain field in all sectors (e.g., manufacturing, health care, education, transportation, construction, government). Graduates are suited to a variety of entry-level positions including buyer, purchasing assistant, logistics coordinator, dispatcher, inventory analyst, shipper/receiver, transportation coordinator, material planner/expediter, production planner/scheduler, warehouse supervisor and operations coordinator.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Examine the connections between strategic objectives, stakeholder expectations, and the functions, processes and roles within a supply chain, to support decision-making, problem solving and completion of tasks;
  2. Support supply chain business operations using accounting and financial analysis;
  3. Identify compliance issues within a supply chain to inform business operations;
  4. Identify risk mitigation tools and strategies to support business operations within a supply chain;
  5. Contribute to the acquisition and sale of goods, services and materials in accordance with best practices and stakeholder expectations across a variety of industries;
  6. Contribute to the planning and scheduling of material requirements and resource allocation, and the management of inventories, for efficient production and fulfillment of customer orders and returns;
  7. Coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within a supply chain;
  8. Contribute to the identification and management of continuous improvements to functions and processes within a supply chain;
  9. Use available technologies to enhance work performance and support supply chain functions, processes, transactions and communications;
  10. Monitor relevant trends, emerging technologies, and local and global economic, political and environmental issues to enhance work performance and support management decisions;
  11. Perform tasks in accordance with policies and procedures for workplace health and safety and industry standards and best practices for professional, ethical and accountable conduct and communications.
  12. Collaborate with a diversity of stakeholders to facilitate business operations within a supply chain;
  13. Participate in facilitated learning opportunities for personal, career and professional development.

 

Supply Chain Management Program Coordinator:

Angela Reid-Regier, B.Eng., B.Ed., MBA, PMP

 

Academic Advisor:
Katie Helmeczy

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Specially-trained Fanshawe staff and students will tour you around the campus viewing key student spaces to provide you with a better understanding of the full student experience.

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Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant with the following courses

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

- Grade 11 Math (C, U or M - minimum of 60%), or Grade 12 Math (C or U)

Students who do not meet the admission requirements are recommended for academic upgrading. A conditional offer may be possible with proof of enrolment. Alternatively, applicants missing the required courses may want to consider our one-year Business Fundamentals preparatory program. Upon graduation, students can enter level 2 of any business diploma program in the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business.

Note:
Graduates of Business - Supply Chain and Operations may be eligible to transfer to the Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Management) at Fanshawe College and receive a one-year advanced standing.
International Admission Equivalencies
Admission equivalencies for Fanshawe depends on your country of study. Please enter your location to see the requirements for your country below.
English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

Test Score
TOEFL iBT 79
IELTS Academic Overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands
CAEL Overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands. score of 80 in listening
PTE Academic 53
Cambridge English Overall score of 169 with no language skill less than 162
ESL4/GAP5 Minimum grade of 80% in Level 8, 75% in Level 9, or 70% in Level 10
Duolingo Overall score of 105, with no score lower than 95

 

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Recommended Academic Preparation

Recommended Academic Preparation

  • Any Grade 11 or Grade 12 Business Studies (C), (M), or (O)
  • Grade 12 Business and Technological Communication (O)
  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE): Business Mathematics course and Computer Skills course
  • Applicants who do not meet the stated admission requirements for the Business - Supply Chain and Operations program should apply to the one-year Business Fundamentals Ontario College Certificate program, Program Code BFS2.  The Business Fundamentals program is recommended for students who require or desire academic upgrading, particularly in Mathematics and English, before pursuing a business diploma program.  Students who successfully complete the Business Fundamentals program may be eligible for admission to Level 2 of any two-year business diploma program at Fanshawe College.
Advanced Standing

Advanced Standing

  • Applicants may apply for advanced standing on the basis of previous academic achievement at another institution and/or Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).  Advanced standing qualifies the applicant for direct entry to a second or higher level of the program. 
Applicant Selection Criteria

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements

Courses

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
BUSI-1005Introduction to Business Processes3
This course explores the various functional areas of business in Canada and demonstrates the interrelationship among these areas. Students are introduced to many concepts, including major business trends, the role of government in business, marketing, operations, employee-management issues, financial resources management, business ethics and social responsibility.
ACCT-1100Principles of Accounting 13
This course introduces the student to the Principles of Accounting, and includes an exploration of the underlying concepts that guide the preparation of accounts for individuals and organizations. It is designed to teach the student, regardless of program destination, an essential life skill - an understanding of Net Worth, and its importance to business success and the financial well being of the individual.
WRIT-1032Reason & Writing Business 13
This course will introduce business students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking.
MKTG-1012Principles of Marketing 13
This course is designed to provide an overview of the decisions that face Marketers in today's fast-paced and competitive business environment. Students will learn that marketing is not only advertising but a broad set of activities designed to satisfy consumer needs and wants. Students examine the information Marketers require for effective decision-making and learn the basic elements of the marketing planning process.
MATH-1052Business Math3
This course provides a review of basic arithmetic and algebra as well as providing students with mathematical tools and concepts needed for other college courses and in future employment. This course is to prepare students for later courses in Marketing, Business, Financial Planning, Accounting, Purchasing and Insurance.
BUSI-1060Strategies for Success1
This course presents and helps to develop some of the skills required to achieve academic and career success. Areas of focus include college resources, study skills, time management, academic integrity, emotional self-awareness and social skills development. Additionally, emphasis is placed on career readiness and preparation.
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Tuition Summary

London

Canadian Costs
$7,010.64
Total Cost of Program
International Costs
$31,377.40
Total Cost of Program

*Total program costs are approximate, subject to change and do not include the health and dental plan fee, bus pass fee or program general expenses.

 

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