Supply Chain Management Diploma

Credential: Diploma

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Take the first steps towards a career in Supply Chain Management with this Diploma course that teaches the industry’s most important concepts. This challenging and sought-after profession involves managing the movement of goods for an organization that leads to the manufacturing of products and their ensuing distribution. This diploma program covers all essential factors of Supply Chain Management and equips you with the skills to overcome potential barriers both domestically and internationally while maintaining ethical responsibilities associated with international trade. Not only is this field in high demand, but it also imparts valuable business practices that extend beyond the intended field of work.

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About This Program

The most popular word processing platform in the world for both Windows and Macintosh computers, having a working knowledge of this program is vital to securing an office position. Here you will learn to format and manipulate Word documents through a practical, hands-on approach.

What will you learn:

  • Inserting page numbers, reusable building blocks and hyperlinks.
  • How to use researcher and clipboard.
  • Using field documents.
  • Recording, saving, editing and running macro automated tasks.

Using a hands-on approach, students will learn the intricacies of creating a functional spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Learn through doing by employing skill-based simulations creates a working understanding of the platform’s complexity while teaching its core features. You will learn to input and format data and then create the formulas to shape that data into usable information. With the data housed within the spreadsheet you make; you will also learn to create a variety of different charts and graphs to best illustrate your findings. Like Word and Outlook, knowing how to use Excel is vital to securing a position in an office environment.

What will you learn:

  • Calculate totals using the quick analysis tool.
  • Build, edit and run queries.
  • Filter and sort data using auto fillers and slicers.
  • Adding, changing and forecasting values using Trendlines.

Microsoft’s email platform, Outlook is used by offices around the world. Through this program, students will learn to use the program’s file management system, how to edit text, format and print files received as part of incoming mail. These are some of the most common and most used functions of Outlook, ones used daily in an office environment.

What will you learn:

  • Setting up new email accounts.
  • Assigning categories to tag, label and group messages.
  • Use tracking options for messages.
  • Set up automatic replies.

Master the art of negotiating and create a network of trusted contacts that will help you in your day-to-day interactions with clients and business partners. Learn to employ strategies and techniques of many different negotiation styles and skills. Examine the ethical, psychological, cultural and legal factors that can affect your negotiation style as well as the best networking and negotiation strategies for different professional settings.

What will you learn:

  • Understand and define negotiation, the key elements of the negotiation process and identify different types of negotiation.
  • Know the commonly accepted ethical standards for negotiation and when they should be employed.
  • The basic components of communication flow and how they relate to negotiating.
  • How negotiation within an existing relationship changes the nature of the negotiation dynamic.

This course focuses on modern business functions crucial to achieving result-oriented outcomes in a workplace environment. Students will study effective project management, the skills needed for strong business networking, business practices employed in the marketplace and how to coordinate daily workplace procedures. 

Sharpen your written and spoken communication skills with this detailed course. Learn the necessary communication skills to succeed in the fast-paced world of modern business. Employ effective written communication strategies that will make your emails and texts stand out, know the best ways to communicate for different issues that can arise and how to create presentations that will not only be informative but will captivate your target audience.

What will you learn:

  • Understand the amount and importance of communication and how much your organization does in its day-to-day operations.
  • Write direct, orderly and positive responses to inquiries.
  • Compose sales pitches that gain attention, present persuasive appeals, and use appropriate visual aids and effective call-to-actions.
  • Know why body language is a useful tool to engage an audience.
  • Strategies and techniques to give an effective presentation.

Covering the basic concepts of supply management, students learn the effective practices to ensure an organization is successful procurement and distribution of goods. The different business strategies, processing technologies, a look at organizational structures and material sourcing are all covered in this course. As well, students examine and master logistical abilities such as macroeconomic business theories and supply chain business practices including organizational alignment, performance and cost management and effective payment processes.

What will you learn:

  • How supply can contribute more effectively to an organization’s goals and strategies.
  • How to extract the maximum benefits from an organizational structure.
  • Finding and utilizing insourcing opportunities.
  • Developing an effective delivery strategy for goods and services.

Study the legal requirements both local and foreign businesses must follow to operate under local and international law. Because there is so much international trade, having an understanding of the legal issues that can affect the supply chain sector can ensure you and your organization improve operations and optimize the corporate process. The enforcement and termination of contracts, corporate law and the relationship with international trade are all covered.

What will you learn:

  • The conduct that the law of negligence addresses.
  • Wrongful acts under the law that are relevant to business organizations.
  • The agency relationship and relevance to business.
  • The characteristics of the major forms of business organization.

This course teaches students the specifics of how contemporary global markets are evolving in a world of increased communication and competition. Study methods of lowering costs while at the same time raising the quality of goods by examining new techniques of global supply competitiveness. There’s a fundamental focus on topics such as the purchasing process, import and export laws, supply chain organizations, and the essential tools and procedures supply chain professionals use for sourcing and procurement.

What will you learn:

  • How to increase your product’s value and savings.
  • Managing the sourcing process efficiently and effectively.
  • Understanding a supplier’s sourcing strategies, policies and techniques.
  • The importance of supply chain inventory.

Long-term planning, stock organization and the effects of a globalized market are just some of the topics covered in this course. See how a very competitive global supply chain market has altered the way some companies do business. Students will look at the costs associated with storing and moving goods and their relation to common and specialized supply chain transportation methods.

What will you learn:

  • The concept of a procurement strategy portfolio.
  • Transportation principles, the economy of scale and economy of distance.
  • The similarities and differences between procurement, manufacturing and customer accommodation performance cycles.
  • Describing the relationship between firm revenue costs and the number of stock-keeping units.

Program Objectives:

This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in Supply Chain management. It provides a comprehensive overview of the necessary skills and theories that are used in the daily routine of supply chain professionals.

The course covers a range of topics, including staff management, cultivating strong relationships with suppliers and shippers, and the importance of effective communication in supply chain management. Students will gain practical insights into how to manage staff effectively and ensure that operations run smoothly.

In addition, the course emphasizes the importance of building strong relationships with suppliers and shippers, exploring techniques for effective supplier and shipper management and how to build long-term partnerships based on trust and collaboration. By examining these topics, students will develop practical skills to optimize supply chain performance, reduce costs, and improve overall business performance.

Upon course completion, students will be well-prepared for a career in Supply Chain management. They will have a clear understanding of the necessary skills and theories used in the industry and be able to apply their skills to optimize supply chain performance and drive business success.


All diploma courses have different grading systems. For most, it is a combination of homework, assignments, quizzes and exams.  Some course grading is 100% based on assignments or exams. 

  • Homework and Assignments – 30%
  • Review Quizzes – 30%
    These will test your comprehension of course materials following each section of the course.
  • Knowledge Assessments – 40%
    An overall assessment of the course material, may consist of one or more exams.
Average Duration

32 weeks at 20 hours per week.


All courses are taught in English.

Global Applications

Apply your new knowledge and skills around the World.

Textbook Included

World-class textbooks are available with no extra cost.

Transfer Credits

Module and MicroDiploma credits you have completed can be put towards a Diploma.

Program Textbooks

Below is a selection of textbooks students will use when taking this course. Our textbooks are painstakingly selected for their industry-standard content and authors who are considered leaders in their respective fields. 

Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core

The Fifth Edition of Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core focuses on the important core concepts in the dynamic field of operations. Just as lava flows from the core of the earth, operations and supply chain management is the core of business. Material must flow through supply chain processes to create cash output and input. This new edition has an increased focus on supply chain analytics involving the analysis of data to better solve business problems. 


F. Robert Jacobs: F. Robert Jacobs is Chase Faculty Fellow Professor of Operations Management at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering as well as Computer and Information Science, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in Operations Management all from The Ohio State University. 

Richard B. Chase: Director of the Center for Operations Management Research and Education at USC. He is widely published in both books and academic journals and is considered one of the top service "gurus" in the field. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Operations Management, an Advisor to Production and Operations Management journal, and a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute.

Transportation A Global Supply Chain Perspective

Equips you with a solid understanding of what is arguably the most critical and complex component of global supply chains. Learn the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and society as you study the complex environment of transportation service. Get an overview of the operating and service characteristics, cost structure, and challenges providers of transportation face. Highlights include critical transportation management issues with insights into the strategic activities and challenges in the movement of goods through the supply chain.


Robert A. Novack: Currently an Associate Professor of Business Logistics in the Department of Business Logistics at Penn State. From 1979 to 1981. He is the co-author of two and has published numerous articles in the Journal of Business Logistics and the Transportation Journal, among others.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Providing a solid managerial perspective, the text draws from the authors' firsthand experiences and relationships with executives and practitioners worldwide to present the most current and complete coverage of today's supply management process. The text includes critical developments from the field, such as cases from emerging healthcare and service industries, procure-to-pay redesign, supply risk, innovation, sustainability, collaboration, and much more. It also examines key changes in supply management and the impact of the global economy and ongoing business uncertainty on continuous cost and value management across the supply chain. Numerous real-world cases and captivating examples give you contextual insights and knowledge into the strategies, processes, and practices of supply management.


Robert M. Monczka: Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management at the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University. He has served as Director of Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Strategy Research at CAPS Research, where he led initiatives focused on sourcing and supply strategy innovation, development and implementation. A frequent speaker at professional meetings, Dr. Monczka has published more than 200 books and articles.

Build Job-ready Skills To Succeed Globally

Take advantage of an increasing job market inside and outside your country.


Job Postings

₹14 LPA

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Supply Chain Manager
Logistics Manager
Operations Manager
Procurement Manager
Inventory Manager
18.5 LPA
12.5 LPA
15 LPA
15.5 LPA


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

1,030,000 Piso*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Supply Chain Manager
Logistics Manager
Operations Manager
Procurement Manager
Inventory Manager
1,337,000 Piso
976,000 Piso
1,112,000 Piso
1,165,000 Piso
561,000 Piso


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.


Job Postings

$90,000 CAD*

Average salary

Job Opportunities

Supply Chain Manager
Logistics Manager
Operations Manager
Procurement Manager
Inventory Manager
CAD 103,000
CAD 88,000
CAD 92,000
CAD 95,000
CAD 73,000


These statistics are from
from February, 2023 and may not represent
current employment numbers.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Networking

  • Scheduling

  • Analytics

  • Communication

  • Writing

  • Negotiation

  • Management

  • Delegation

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Supply Chain Management Diploma


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Affordability: Compared to other Canadian online and in-person colleges, we offer the same high-quality education at lower prices.

Top Learning Materials: We use the best textbooks and learning platforms available, written and recognized by industry experts.

Industry-experienced Instructors: Our faculty members come from the course industry and are up to date on the latest trends and techniques.

World-Class Skills: Canadian post-secondary education is recognized the world over for its excellence in preparing students to enter the global job market.

Cost Effective: Because we are online, there is no need to obtain a student visa or incur the financial or emotional costs associated with relocating to Canada for your studies.

Career-Focused Knowledge: Graduate prepared to enter the job market that corresponds to your field of study and ready to meet employer needs.


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Everything depends on your experience, location, industry, and the job market itself. According to data from PayScale, the average salary for supply chain management professionals in Canada is approximately CAD 68,000 per year. Entry level positions in supply chain management start at an average of CAD 44,000 per year, while more senior positions such as supply chain director can earn an average of CAD 128,000 per year or more.

Yes, the job market for supply chain management careers is currently strong and expected to continue growing in the coming years.

In Canada, the Conference Board of Canada predicts that the demand for supply chain and logistics professionals will continue to grow due to factors such as globalization and e-commerce.

Furthermore, supply chain management is a diverse field with opportunities in various industries such as manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and technology, among others. As such, professionals with skills and experience in supply chain management are likely to find job opportunities in a range of different settings.

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