Supply Chain Management

*(Available for students admitted prior to Fall, 2018)


Students who complete the SCM specialization will be well prepared to pursue careers in supply chain management, procurement, logistics, service and manufacturing operations, and consulting. Typical examples for such jobs include supply chain analyst, logistics manager, sourcing specialist, purchasing analyst, facilities specialist, management analyst/consultant, and operations manager.

Some of the requirements for the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) Diploma in Operational Research can be fulfilled with the courses in the SCM specialization. The courses will assist students in preparing for the certification examinations conducted by SCMA (Supply Chain Management Association) for its Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation. Similarly, the courses will assist students in preparing for the certification examinations conducted by APICS (The Association for Operations Management) for its Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation. Most of the courses in the SCM specialization can also be used towards the SAP Business Integration Certification program.

Required courses

P700 Business, Government and the Global Environment
P720 Strategic Management
Plus five of the following. Include at least 2 marked with a *.
K731 Project Management
O701 Operations Modeling with Spreadsheets *
O711 Risk Models in Operations Management *
O715 Simulation of Manufacturing and Service Systems
O721 Inventory Management and Production Planning*
O722 Modern Manufacturing Strategy *
O725 Business Logistics
O726 Methods for Quality Management
O727 Service Operations Management
O734 Supply Chain Management *
O735 Procurement Operations Management *
P714 Total Quality Management
O718/28/38/48 Selected Topics in Operations Management
Plus 3 electives.
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