1 year | Postgraduate Certificate

Supply Chain


Available in • January • May • September


The supply chain is one of the most essential sectors of the Canadian economy, involving about 767,000 workers from a range of occupations and industries. The success of this sector in meeting its human resources and labour-market challenges has the potential to positively influence the future of Canada, and the quality of life that we all enjoy (Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council).


Learn how to develop a more effective supply chain to create value for companies and customers.


Discover the strategies to reduce waste and increase the profitability of companies.


Master the strategies for better decision making and distribute products and services efficiently.
  • Program Overview
  • Career Opportunities
  • Course List
  • Tuition Fees
  • Admission Requirements

This graduate certificate program builds on students’ previous education and work experience and introduces all facets of supply chain management and logistics from a theoretical and practical perspective. Students will be enabled to acquire the necessary skills to manage the flow of goods and services in any industry. 

Our experienced faculty, with unique industry experience, will guide students through a program designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques considered essential for employment in this sector. Graduates of this program will be equipped to fulfill customer demands, improve an organization’s responsiveness, develop value for customers, create network resiliency and encourage financial success.

Once students receive their St. Lawrence College Certificate, they are eligible to apply for their Post Graduate Work Permit.

The Supply Chain Management program content prepares students for employment in a variety of roles in this growing industry. Graduates will find challenging employment as: 

  • Industry Analist
  • Dispatcher
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Sales
  • Materials Manager
  • Retail and wholesale buyers
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Strategic Sourcing Analysts
  • Supervisors in Materials Handling  

COMM 5001 - Communication, Professionalism and Leadership Skills

COMP 5001 - Data Analysis for Supply Chain Management

MGMT 5001 - Introduction to Supply Chain management

MGMT 5006 - Warehouse Design & Planning

MGMT 5003 - Inventory and Materials Management

MGMT 5004 - Transportation Systems & Logistics including Reverse Logistics

CARE 5003 - Career Prep


MGMT 5017 - Sustainability

MGMT 5005 - Supply Chain Risk Management

MGMT 5009 - Strategic Sourcing

MGMT 5010 - International Logistics, Custom, and Regulations

INBU 9 - Introduction to International Business

MGMT 5016 - Management Accounting for SCM

CARE 5004 - Portfolio Design

MGMT 5018 - Capstone Project

*Course Outline is subject to change

The tuition fees already include health insurance for the student for the length of the program.

First Semester: $8,015 / Semester

Second Semester: $7,925 / Semester

Tuition Fees for the whole program: $15,940

* Tuition fees are subject to change.

Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:

    • Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    • Minimum 2 or 3 - year Diploma or Degree from a recognised institution;

Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overseas applications from China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
  • All other applicants: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months

Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the ESL/EAP program offered at Alpha College. Please visit the ESL/EAP Program information page for further information. For a complete list of the English proficiency tests we accept and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list