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Overview

Assiniboine is proud to partner with Robertson College to deliver the Logistics & Supply Chain Management certificate program.

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management certificate program takes an in-depth look into the growing supply chain sector in Canada and within a global context. Learners gain knowledge and understanding of the key components of supply management including demand forecasting, inventory management, resource planning, lean thinking, and Six Sigma management philosophies.

The topics covered will also allow learners to understand the role that logistics and supply chain management play in the overall Canadian business landscape. Learners explore the fundamentals of the Canadian economy while being exposed to concepts of supply and demand, elasticity and monopoly.

This program includes a 4-week practicum.

For more information about the program and to apply, please contact Robertson College. 

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Admissions

For admission requirements and details on how to apply please refer to Robertson College’s website

Careers & Connections

Graduates may 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
  • Buyer

For additional information, please refer to this program partnership page on Robertson College’s website.

Tools & Supplies

For information about tools and supplies, please refer to Robertson College’s website.

Courses & Costs

For details about costs, please refer to Robertson College’s website.

Courses
Title Credits/CEUs Elective Distance PLAR
Admin Office Procedures (BUSN-0207)

This course introduces students to common office procedures. Topics 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 keping are covered.

1.5 credit(s) No No No
Business Communications (COMM-0417)

This course teaches students the essential skills for basic business writing and professional interaction. This course also emphasizes the role technology plays in the workplace to enhance communication.

4.5 credit(s) No No No
Business Mathematics (MATH-0122)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course covers the fundamentals of Business Mathematics, starting with a review of the basic arithmetic principles. Further topics include calculating interest, determining retail pricing and profitability, taxes foreign exchange and commissions.

3 credit(s) No No No
Career Preparation (PEDV-0373)

n this course, students will be introduced to strategies for a successful job search, interview and career management.

3 credit(s) No No No
Contracts and Negotiations (BUSN-0208)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course 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.

3 credit(s) No No No
Cutsomer Service (PEDV-0374)

This course provides a foundation for customer service, and focuses on building life-long customer relationships through the development of positive customer care approaches.

1.5 credit(s) No No No
Demand Forecasting & Inventory (BUSN-0209)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to the principles, processes and methods for the effective demand and inventory in relation to other activities in the supply chain. This course examines both the independent and dependent demand methods.

6 credit(s) No No No
Economics (ECON-0016)

Prerequisites:BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to the basic principles of economics with both a Canadian specific and global focus.

3 credit(s) No No No
Intro to Human Resources (HRMG-0120)

This course provides a general overview of the human resource functions that assist an organization to deliver value through proper management of the employee life cycle.

1.5 credit(s) No No No
Keyboarding (COMP-0629)

In this course, students will understand how to use a keyboard properly and develop greater keyboarding speed and accuracy.

1.5 credit(s) No No No
Logistics & Transportation Mgt (BUSN-0210)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce 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, risk management and future trends.

6 credit(s) No No No
Microsoft Applications Software (COMP-0630)

This course will prepare students to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications. Elements include 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.

6 credit(s) No No No
Operations Management (BUSN-0211)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to key operations and supply chain issues that have strategic and tactical implications. Students will be exposed to decisions made using a cross-functional approach in five major decision areas: process, quality, capacity, inventory and supply chain.

6 credit(s) No No No
Practicum - LGSPM (PRAC-0326)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources; ECON-0016 Economics; MATH-0122 Business Mathematics; BUSN-0209 Demand Forecasting & Inventory; BUSN-0208 Contracts and Negotiations; BUSN-0210 Logistics & Transportation Mgt; BUSN-0211Operations Management; BUSN-0212 Project Management; BUSN-0213 Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgmt; BUSN-0214 Small Business Management; BUSN-0215 Warehousing
In this program, students complete 160 practicum hours. This opportunity will provide students with an integrated work and learning experience.

1 credit(s) No No No
Project Management (BUSN-0212)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course aims at preparing students with the knowledge and tools to manage and execute projects efficiently and successfully.

6 credit(s) No No No
Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgmt (BUSN-0213)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to the essentials of purchasing/procurement operations and structure, strategic sourcing, strategic sourcing process, performance measurement, global procurement and future trends.

6 credit(s) No No No
Small Business Management (BUSN-0214)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to each aspect of starting and managing a small business including the basic operating principles and entrepreneurial approaches to business management. Topics include market potential, business and product/service development, analyzing trends, acquiring financial resources, organizational structure and business plan development, techniques for enhancing profitability, and direction for managing people.

3 credit(s) No No No
Warehousing (BUSN-0215)

Prerequisites: BUSN-0207 Admin Office Procedures; COMM-0417 Business Communications; PEDV-0373 Career Preparation; PEDV-0374 Customer Service; COMP-0629 Keyboarding; COMP-0630 Microsoft Office Applications; HRMG-0120 Intro to Human Resources
This course will introduce students to the warehousing principles, receiving and picking processes, storage and handling process/equipment and Lean warehousing. Students will be exposed to key warehousing concepts ranging from various storage, handling and goods movement procedures to effective management, Lean warehousing, layouts and warehouse safety.

4.5 credit(s) No No No

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