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Global supply chain activities are projected to continue their rapid growth. As a result, there are more opportunities than ever before for professionals who are trained for effective logistics and supply chain management.
In the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, you will be prepared to:
- Understand the key components of supply management including demand forecasting, inventory management, resource planning, lean thinking, and Six Sigma management philosophies
- Gain an overview of Canadian business and learn the fundamentals of the Canadian economic system including understanding supply and demand, elasticity, and monopoly
- Be introduced to the many dimensions of business logistics with an emphasis on physical distribution and transportation of raw materials, inputs, and finished products
- Understand the operations and structure of different modes of transportation including rail, water, air and highway
- Gain an understanding of operations management and how to carry out the transformation of resources into products and services efficiently
- Learn purchasing fundamentals with an emphasis on strategic cost management in the face of the recent economic recession
- Learn project management principles from planning to execution of projects, the roles of the project team and project manager as well as the use of IT systems in project management
- This program is delivered through our downtown Winnipeg campus, central to everything you need.
- Study and collaborate with your peers on campus, with instructor support along the way.
- Get additional support from the International Student Services Team during your time in Winnipeg.
Visit our International Students page to learn more about enroling at our Winnipeg campus.
48 Weeks (12 Months)
Monday to Friday
All applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test exempt list are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement. If you do not meet the language requirements, please contact us regarding our Intensive Academic English pathway programs.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- English Language Requirement – one of the following:
- IELTS Academic 6.0 – with no sub-score below 5.5
- TOEFL (IBT) Total 60 – with no less than:
- 8 – Reading
- 7 – Listening
- 16 – Speaking
- 18 – Writing
- CanTest 4.0 or higher in all components
- CAEL 50
- PTE Academic 50
For more information on ELP requirements for all of our ACC partnership programs, please visit the link here.
Practical Applied Culture and Employment (PACE) is a co-requisite for the program. This course can be completed online in conjunction with your studies at Robertson.
Exceptions may be considered. Please contact our International Admissions team for more information regarding admission requirements.Contact Admissions
Supply Chain Canada
Manitoba Trucking Association
Graduates will find employment with companies involved in sourcing materials, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution or transportation of goods.
- Procurement Clerk
- Purchasing Agent
- Purchasing Clerk
- Inventory Clerk
- Merchandise Control Clerk
- Shipper and Receiver
- Transportation Route Scheduler
- Export Clerk
- Warehouse Manager
- Retail / Wholesale Buyer
You could be earning in less than a year
Lifetime Career Services
Even though you’ll leave Robertson once you graduate, we will support you throughout your career. Our team will help you with resume building, job hunting and interview preparation and will continue to guide you as you advance in your role. Before you graduate, you’ll be paired with a career specialist in your field who will help you find a meaningful place to start your career.
Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for a Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) which will allow you to work anywhere in Manitoba. Our Career Services team will help and advise you of your work permit options.
As a graduate, if you choose to stay in Canada, you will have lifelong access to student services that are committed to your success and helping you thrive.
Learn more about Lifetime Career Services.
Next Start Dates
In person at our campus in Winnipeg
New start dates are being released all the time. Contact us for more dates.
Topics of Study
Administrative Office Procedures - 20 Hours
In this course, students will be introduced to common office procedures, such as human relations, organization structure and office layout, office technology, front-line reception, aspects of business communication specific to the office professional and record keeping.
MS Office Applications - 80 Hours
Prepares students to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications, including the ability to create and manipulate Word, Excel, or PowerPoint applications, modify the display of toolbars and other on-screen elements, use online help, and perform file management, editing, formatting and printing functions common to most Windows applications.
Keyboarding - 20 Hours
Improves touch typing skills on a keyboard with a focus on improving speed and accuracy. This course increases job efficiency and and understanding of work station ergonomics.
Business Communications - 60 Hours
Reviews of the essential skills for basic business writing and professional interaction. This course also emphasizes the role technology plays in the workplace to enhance communication.
Career Preparation - 40 Hours
In this course, students will be introduced to strategies for successful job searching, interviewing, and career management. Students understand who they are, the skills they offer, what to expect from professional employment, and what employers expect of them.
Customer Service - 20 Hours
Provides a foundation for customer service, and focuses on building lifelong customer relationships through the development of positive customer care approaches.
Contracts & Negotiation - 40 Hours
Presents an outline of the elements of contracts and the methodology used to negotiate this essential business tool. In addition, it helps position this vital set of tools within the supply chain continuum. Students also learn how to distinguish between different types of contracts and application of different relevant strategies to achieve set business goals.
Logistics & Transportation Management - 80 Hours
Introduces students to the fundamentals of transportation; physical distribution of goods through different modes of transportation, logistics planning and execution, pricing and cost decisions, regulations, public policy and future trends.
Demand Forecasting & Inventory Management - 80 Hours
Introduces students to the principles, processes and methods for the effective demand and inventory in relation to other activities in the supply chain. The course examines independent and dependent demand methods.
Warehousing - 60 Hours
Provides students with warehousing principles, receiving and picking processes as well as storage and handling process/equipment. Students are exposed to key warehousing concepts and learn to effectively and safely manage a warehouse.
Economics - 40 Hours
Introduces students to the basic principles of economics with both a Canadian-specific and global focus.
Business Mathematics - 40 Hours
Covers the fundamentals of business mathematics, starting with a review of the basic arithmetic principles. Further topics include calculating interest and determining retail pricing and profitability.
Introduction to Human Resources - 20 Hours
Provides a general overview of the human resource functions that assist an organization to deliver value through proper management of the employee life cycle
Operations Management - 80 Hours
Introduces students to key operations and supply chain issues. Exposes students to decisions made using a cross-functional approach in five major decision areas; process, quality, capacity, inventory and supply chain.
Project Management - 80 Hours
Prepares students with the knowledge and tools to manage and execute projects efficiently and successfully.
Purchasing & Supply Chain Management - 80 Hours
Introduces students to the essentials of purchasing, procurement operations operations and structure as well as strategic sourcing, performance measurement, global procurement and future trends.
Small Business Management - 40 Hours
Introduces students to each aspect of starting and managing a small business, such as basic operating principles and entrepreneurial approaches. Covers development, analyzing trends, acquiring financial resources, organizational structure and business plan development, techniques for enhancing profitability and direction for managing people.
Have the flexibility to live your life while going to school with our half-day classes. Our flexible start dates and small class sizes give you plenty of opportunities to learn when it’s best for you and gain the hands-on skills to succeed in any industry.
Learn from industry professionals who bring real-life experience into the classroom. You can book office hours or get virtual support from your instructors through Brightspace, where you can schedule video appointments and use instant messenger to ask questions.
Gain Canadian Work Experience
This program includes a practicum where you will be asked to apply the skills, theories, and concepts you learned in the classroom in a Canadian entry-level work situation.
Lifelong Career Services
Connect with a career specialist in your field who will help you find a meaningful place to start your career. As a graduate, you’ll have lifelong access to student services that will help you with resume building, interview preparation and networking.
Start your application now as an International Student by ensuring you meet the admission requirements for this program and ensuring you have everything you need to apply.
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