Business - Supply Chain and Operations

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Program Code: 2506

School: The Business School

Credential: Diploma

Program Type: Post-secondary program

Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters

Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer

Location: Progress Campus

Email: business@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2280

The Centennial College Business - Supply Chain and Operations program ensures you acquire the necessary skills to succeed in operations for businesses that provide goods or services. Business operations and supply chains are the primary business functions that create products and services offered by organizations to satisfy customer needs.

After two years of study in this diploma program, you will understand the ins and outs of supply chain or operations, thanks to the Business - Supply Chain and Operations courses that cover:

  • Analyzing business processes to improve productivity.
  • Developing and implementing quality management programs.
  • Applying team approach principles to analyze operations problems and develop solutions.
  • Enhancing the performance of the firm's supply chain.

Practices are taught through hands-on projects and assignments that simulate those undertaken in actual business settings.

 

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-160/161 College Communication 1 Progress Campus
COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1 Progress Campus
HRMT-301 Human Resources Management Progress Campus
MATH-128 Mathematics of Finance I - E Progress Campus
MKTG-116 Principles of Marketing Progress Campus

Semester Note

MATH 128 prepares students for MATH 119, which is a required course for most School of Business Diploma programs. Applicants who test between 21/45 and 35/45 in the MATH Assessment test will be exempted from MATH128, and will take MATH118. Students who score 36/45 or higher will be exempted from MATH128 and MATH118 and will take MATH119.

Students with an English assessment score of 170/171 may take COMM170/171 in the first semester.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
COMM-170/171 College Communication 2 Progress Campus
COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2 Progress Campus
GNED-500 Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action Progress Campus
MATH-119 Mathematics of Finance 1-E Progress Campus
OMGT-129 Introduction to Supply Chain and Business Operations Progress Campus
OMGT-229 Project Management Principles Progress Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
ACCT-123 Financial Accounting Concepts Progress Campus
BUSN-215 Career Planning Progress Campus
BUSN-225 Research Methods and Data Analysis 1 Progress Campus
BUSN-333 Business Culture and Collaborative Practices Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
INTL-220 International Business Concepts Progress Campus
OMGT-220 Purchasing Supply Management with SAP Progress Campus
Semester 4
Course Code Course Title Location
ECON-205 Principles of Microeconomics Progress Campus
GNED General Education Elective Progress Campus
MGMT-324 Integrated Business Planning Progress Campus
OMGT-222 Productivity: Standards and Measures Progress Campus
OMGT-226 Materials Management Progress Campus
OMGT-228 Supply Chain Management Progress Campus

Semester Note

Minimum Program GPA of 2.0 (C Grade average) required to graduate.

Program Highlights

  • The Business - Supply Chain and Operations  program gives you a solid business and industry overview before specialization.
  • The diploma with which you graduate is recognized in Canada and abroad, reflecting high standards of learning.
  • The program has professional associations with the Canadian Association for Production and Inventory Control, SAP University Alliance and Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council.

Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio

You will develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.

Articulation Agreements

Start in a diploma program, end with a degree! Successful graduates of this Business - Supply Chain and Operations program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this program. Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, details for which are searchable here.

University Degree
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts, multiple majors
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Athabasca University Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Management, 3-year
Bachelor of Management, 4-year
Bachelor of Human Resources & Labour Relations
Conestoga College Bachelor of Business Administration – International Business Management
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration – Management
Business Administration – Strategic Management
Master of Business Administration – Strategic Management
Kookmin University Bachelor Degree
New Brunswick, University of Bachelor of Applied Management
Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), bridge
Royal Roads University Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Management

Educational Partners

Qualified graduates of Business - Supply Chain and Operations may be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities, institutes and professional associations. These partnerships will allow you to apply academic credit towards further study.

The Business - Supply Chain and Operations program's educational partners are:

  • Algoma University
  • Athabasca University
  • Davenport University
  • Royal Roads University
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • University of Windsor

Career Outlook

  • Quality control technician
  • Inventory analyst
  • Buyer
  • Planning and scheduling coordinator
  • Logistics coordinator

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Additional Requirements

  • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,061.00 $3,996.50
International $13,283.00 $2,344.00 $15,627.00