Supply Chain Management Professional Diploma

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Learn the intricate principles of a Supply Chain Management Professional to embark on a successful career in this fulfilling industry. You’ll play a crucial role in a company’s operations by overseeing the transportation of goods used in production and distribution. This diploma program comprehensively covers the key aspects of Supply Chain Management, including procurement, logistics, consultancy, and fostering strong business relationships with crucial partners who facilitate the delivery of your products to market.

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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 emphasizes contemporary business operations that are vital for achieving outcomes that are focused on results in a workplace setting. Participants will learn about successful project management, the essential skills required for building strong business connections, the practices that are used in the current market, and how to coordinate daily workplace procedures.

What will you learn:

  • Define basic business concepts such as business, product, and profit.
  • Assess and understand the economic, legal, political, social, cultural, and technological barriers associated with international business.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of a sole proprietorship.
  • Evaluate the demographic, technological, and economic obstacles that small businesses face today and in the future.

How you behave in a workplace setting can affect everyone around you. The way you, as a worker, conduct yourself can influence the performance of individuals, teams, subordinates and others you meet daily. Through this module, learn the essential skills to ensure healthy communication throughout the workplace.

What will you learn:

  • Demonstrate the value of objective knowledge and skill development in the study of organizational behaviour.
  • How biases can create barriers to social perception.
  • Define motivation and the differences between need and process theories of motivation.
  • Explain how organizations can improve the quality of internal discussions by encouraging participation from all employees.

Enhance your ability to communicate effectively through both written and spoken mediums with this comprehensive course. Discover the essential communication skills required to thrive in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape. Develop impactful written communication techniques that will elevate the impact of your emails and texts, gain insight into tailoring your communication style for varying scenarios, and master the art of creating engaging presentations that both inform and captivate your intended audience.

What will you learn:

  • Gain an understanding of the significance of communication in your organization’s daily operations.
  • Develop the ability to craft direct, positive, and organized responses to inquiries.
  • Create persuasive sales pitches that grab attention, utilize appropriate visual aids, and include effective calls-to-action.
  • Recognize the value of body language in engaging with your audience.
  • Learn strategies and techniques for delivering impactful presentations.

Engage in experiential learning and hands-on activities to delve into both the technical and social aspects of project management. As a project manager, you will bear a significant amount of responsibility, and effective delegation is paramount. As such, it is crucial for you to develop the fundamental technical and management skills that will enable you to oversee and successfully complete a project.

What will you learn:

  • Striking a balance between the technical and sociocultural factors that may impact successful project management.
  • Recognizing the significance of understanding your organization’s strategic framework.
  • Assessing the strengths and limitations of various project management methodologies, such as agile and waterfall.
  • Emphasizing the significance of prioritization, particularly with respect to cost, time, and performance.

In this course, students are introduced to the fundamental principles of supply management, teaching the necessary skills to effectively manage an organization’s procurement and distribution of goods. The course covers a wide range of topics, including business strategies, processing technologies, organizational structures, and material sourcing. Additionally, students will master logistics-related competencies such as macroeconomic business theories and supply chain practices, including organizational alignment, performance and cost management, and practical payment procedures.

What will you learn:

  • Exploring ways in which the supply chain can enhance an organization’s goals and strategies.
  • Maximizing the advantages of an organizational structure.
  • Identifying and utilizing insourcing possibilities to their fullest potential.
  • Creating a successful delivery plan for products and services.

Gain knowledge about the legal obligations that domestic and foreign companies must comply with to conduct business operations within both local and global legal frameworks. With the prevalence of international trade, comprehending legal matters that could impact the supply chain industry is crucial for enhancing operational efficiencies and optimizing corporate procedures. This includes studying the execution and cessation of contracts, corporate laws, and international trade relations.

What will you learn:

  • Behaviour that is covered under the law of negligence.
  • Legal wrongdoings that are pertinent to business entities.
  • The agency affiliation and its significance in the business domain.
  • Attributes of the primary types of business organizations.

In this course, students will gain an understanding of how current global markets are progressing in an era of heightened communication and competitiveness. The curriculum delves into innovative approaches to achieve global supply competitiveness by exploring cost-reduction strategies while simultaneously enhancing product quality. The fundamental concepts covered include the procurement process, import and export regulations, supply chain structures, and the key methodologies and techniques that supply chain experts utilize for sourcing and procurement.

What will you learn:

  • Enhancing the value and cost-effectiveness of your products.
  • Efficient and effective management of the sourcing process.
  • Understanding a supplier’s policies, techniques, and strategies for sourcing.
  • The significance of inventory management in the supply chain.

This course encompasses various topics such as long-term planning, stock organization, and the impact of a globalized market. Gain insights into how the highly competitive global supply chain industry has influenced companies’ business strategies. The course also provides an in-depth analysis of the expenses involved in the storage and transportation of goods, as well as their correlation with conventional and customized supply chain transportation techniques.

What will you learn:

  • Understanding the idea of a procurement strategy portfolio.
  • The principles of transportation, including the economy of scale and distance.
  • Comparing and contrasting the performance cycles of procurement, manufacturing, and customer accommodation.
  • Explaining the correlation between a firm’s revenue costs and the number of stock-keeping units.

This vital course delves into concepts such as team management and the correlation between company objectives and supply chains. Students will acquire the skills to develop action plans to achieve operational strategies, targets, and quotas. Uncover concepts and managerial principles that are associated with supply chain businesses, such as assigning and distributing responsibilities among diverse team members and sustaining and progressing team levels. Additionally, the course also covers executive roles and their relevance to inter-company and bilateral industry interactions.

What will you learn:

  • Recognize the components of operations in supply chain management.
  • Understand the concept of a sustainable business strategy and its correlation with operations and supply chain management.
  • Define projects, including their organization and implementation.
  • Familiarize yourself with sales and operational planning, and its role in aligning manufacturing, logistics, service, and marketing plans.

This course covers transportation, the cornerstone of supply chain management. Explore all aspects of this crucial topic, including micro and macro developments in both domestic and international transportation. Gain an understanding of transportation trends and how they can assist in resolving distribution-related challenges. The course also covers topics such as costing and pricing, risk management issues in the transportation industry, and various technical aspects and forms of transportation, including air, rail, and sea.

What will you learn:

  • Explore the dynamic nature of the global economy and its ability to rapidly impact and alter the competitive position of a country or region.
  • Understand the significance of transportation to a country or region’s economic well-being, and why it is regarded as the most critical industry.
  • Examine the correlation between rate and price.
  • Learn about the concept of third-party logistics and its role in the movement of goods.

In this course, the emphasis is on strategic supply chain models and designs, and their relationship with other levels and phases of the supply chain. Discover how to maintain an efficient workforce with a unified goal. Gain insight into integrating, adopting, and promoting these models at a managerial level, with an emphasis on planning, agreements, customer-centric marketing, logistics, and warehousing management.

What will you learn:

  • Gain an understanding of the importance of logistics in supply chain operations.
  • Learn about supply chain information systems and how they can give a competitive edge.
  • Identify the similarities and differences between the performance cycles of procurement, manufacturing, and customer accommodation.
  • Describe the benefits of improved supply chain visibility and how it enhances the planning process.

This course centers on business ethics and their impact on competitiveness and innovative business practices. It covers the economic, global, and environmental responsibilities that organizations must consider when developing a supply chain plan. The course also examines the relationship between ethics and business philosophy, exploring how business models can be expanded to include technological, social, and cultural spheres.

What will you learn:

  • Establish and endorse a set of social responsibility principles.
  • Describe the three levels at which ethical decisions are made in a business setting.
  • Differentiate between the two distinct perspectives on the ethics of workplace relationships.
  • Utilize an ethical framework to analyze issues related to marketing.

This course focuses on the crucial role of intercommunication and international interactions in the supply chain industry. You will acquire valuable knowledge on the methods necessary to establish and maintain relationships with overseas suppliers, navigate the complexities of legal trade agreements and commercial codes, and assess the sustainability of such relationships. The course also covers the essential tools and resources required for effective supply chain management, including product planning, forecast reviews, and the acceptance and rejection of items.

What will you learn:

  • Gain an understanding of the relationship between global businesses and the communities in which they operate.
  • The roles that businesses and governments play in combatting human rights abuses.
  • Identify and discuss the challenges that governments and businesses face in addressing human rights abuses.
  • Understand how businesses can influence the behaviour and practices of their partners regarding human rights issues.

It is an important skill for students to show potential employers why they are the perfect candidate for the job. This unique course is designed to give students the edge they are looking for when it comes to securing their dream job.

Communication is the key to this course and the most important factor for you to learn before entering the job search process. Get detailed instruction on how to plan, write, and complete eye-catching resumes that make it to the top of the pile with potential employers. Learn to navigate the job market to find the right opportunities, ones that align with your skills, interests, and career goals.

Then there are the skills you will need for the in-person part of the process, one that will help you leave a lasting impression as you progress through the interview process. Learn to present yourself confidently, how to engage with interviewers, and put forward your strengths and qualifications that will land you the job. Through a series of interactive exercises, you will get the opportunity to practice your new skills as well as be instructed on how to develop a strong, online presence.

By the end of the course, students will develop the communication skills needed to thrive in today’s job market and take on any job application process with confidence.

What You Will Learn:

  • Creating a strong resume and LinkedIn profile.
  • The AIDA (Awareness, Interest, Desire, and Action) approach to cover letters.
  • The sequence of job interviews.
  • Preparation for a job interview.

Program Objectives:

This course is designed to prepare students for a career in Supply Chain management by providing them with the essential skills and theoretical knowledge required for daily operations in the industry. The course emphasizes staff management to ensure smooth operation, along with the importance of building strong relationships with everyone involved in the supply chain, from suppliers to shippers.


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

43 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 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 Professional Diploma


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Exclusive Benefits of a Sundance College Diploma

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Recognized Canadian Education
By completing this course, you will earn recognized Canadian educational credentials in this subject. Canadian post-secondary institutions are considered some of the best and most affordable academic institutions in the world.

Priority Support
All Sundance College students have access to priority technical support with regards to their online learning. 

Credits Transfer to all Sundance Colleges within Canada
All module credits are transferable. They may be used to complete all applicable Sundance College Diploma Programs.

Shareable Certificate upon completion
You can share your module on your LinkedIn profile, on printed resumes, CVs, or other documents.


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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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