Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
The diploma in Supply Chain and Operations will prepare students with necessary skills to succeed in an organization that require multidisciplinary supply chain and operations roles. Graduates will have exposure to many facets within a typical supply chain such as customs clearance, transportation, warehousing and procurement.
During the two years of study in this diploma program, you will learn to analyze business processes to improve productivity, develop a master production schedule, by using materials requirements planning (MRP), balance supply and demand, construct a detailed project management plan, and develop and implement quality management programs.
The experienced faculty members will employ hands-on projects and assignments that simulate those undertaken in actual business settings to teach the various business practices
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-170/171||College Communication 2|
|COMP-126||Applied Business Software 2|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
|MATH-119||Mathematics of Finance II|
|OMGT-129||Introduction to Supply Chain and Business Operations|
|OMGT-229||Project Management Principles|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|ACCT-123||Financial Accounting Concepts|
|BUSN-225||Research Methods and Data Analysis 1|
|BUSN-333||Business Culture and Collaborative Practices|
|GNED||General Education Elective|
|INTL-220||International Business Concepts|
|OMGT-220||Purchasing Supply Management with SAP|
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- Introduction to the SAP, an enterprise resource planning software that is recognize as being a world leader in supply chain application software
- The Supply Chain and Operations program has professional associations with the Canadian Association for Production and Inventory Control, SAP University Alliance and Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council.
Students will have the opportunity to gain experiential learning through external classroom exposure in the forum of field trips to local companies and college sponsored Faculty-Led International Programs (FLIP).
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.
- Supply chain planner
- Customs rater
- Quality control technician
- Inventory planner
- Procurement assistant
- Buyer/Sourcing specialist
- Planning and scheduling coordinator
- Customer service
- Logistics coordinator
- Transportation coordinator
- Warehouse technician
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 institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Partner Institution||Degree Program|
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Commerce – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Commerce with major – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Management 3 year – Post Diploma|
|Carleton University||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|Conestoga College||Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business Management|
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Business Administration - Management|
|Guelph-Humber, University of||Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Lakehead University||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Laurentian University||Bachelor of Arts|
|Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (online)|
|Ontario Tech University (UOIT)||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology|
|Honours Bachelor of Commerce | Bachelor of Commerce (bridge)|
|Royal Roads University||Bachelor of Business Administration - Sustainability and International Business|
|Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Wilfrid Laurier University||Honours Bachelor of Business Technology Management|
|Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|Honours Bachelor of Commerce|
|York University||Honours Bachelor degree in any major|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
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
- Ontario Tech University
- University of Windsor
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- 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
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
1. Apply Online
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.
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.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|