Program Code: COWD 105
Credential: Certificate of Completion
Program Length: 10 weeks
The Supply Chain Awareness and Employment Program is a unique 10-week Supply Chain Bridging Program for internationally trained professionals with education and experience in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Purchasing. This program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to secure commensurate employment in the Ontario Supply Chain sector. Not only will you acquire and develop technical skills, but also the communication and interpersonal skills currently being sought after by employers in this field.
Most importantly, by participating in this program, you will have access to an Employment Advisor as well as a Job Developer to ensure that you build connections with hiring employers and are positioned to secure employment in the Supply Chain sector upon graduation.
The Supply Chain industry has been one of the key drivers of economic prosperity in the province of Ontario. Humber College is also advantageously located in one of Canada's most significant supply chain hubs owing to its proximity to the Toronto Pearson airport, as well as major highways. This region has the unique opportunity for supply chain organizations to establish and expand their operations which will translate into a need for skilled supply chain professionals.
Supply chain employers in the region are currently facing a shortage of skilled professionals in Operations, Logistics as well as Planning. As a participant of the Supply Chain Bridging Program, you will be able to upgrade your skills in these areas. Upon completion of the program, previous graduates have secured jobs as Supply Chain Managers, Operations Managers, Logisitics Coordinators, Procurement Specialists, Inventory Planners, Inventory Managers and Supply Chain Analysts.
An introductory course for Supply Chain Awareness that provides participants with updates on the Supply Chain sector in Canada, terminology used in the Supply Chain, an understanding of Canadian border issues, and an overview of Logistics, Procurement, Distribution, and Canadian Geography.
This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to market themselves to an employer, and to effectively gain rewarding employment using career connections. Participants will also explore the structure of different organizations and the impact of organizational structure on operations and productivity from a Canadian workplace perspective. Organizational values, attitudes, and ethical issues are discussed, along with the implications of a diverse workplace.
Students will be exposed to the overall concept of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, which is the integrated process of planning, implementing and controlling the efficient flow of materials, information and cash, from the raw material state (point of origin) to point of consumption of the finished goods by the end consumer. This course will focus on the processes of forecasting, demand management, inventory management, capacity management, production planning, and collaborative processes.
This course will provide you with the technical skills currently being demanded by supply chain employers. You will receive hands-on training in industry-standard software such as SAP, Excel and ISO 9001.
This program is open to internationally trained professionals who:
(For those who qualify, the program is eligible for full tuition reimbursement through Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program)