Eastern College and Supply Chain Canada reach an agreement to provide an efficient path to SCMPTM Designation

July 8th, 2020

Eastern College, Halifax Campus and Supply Chain Canada, Nova Scotia Institute are proud to announce they have reached an agreement that will provide an efficient path for graduates of the college’s Purchasing Diploma and Supply Chain and Operations Management Advanced Diploma programs to pursue their Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMPTM) designation.

The SCMPTM designation is an internationally accredited certification of strategic supply chain leadership, and is Canada’s most widely held designation in supply chain management. To grant advanced standing, Supply Chain Canada assesses the curriculum for each program component.

“We’re excited that students in the Supply Chain program in our Halifax Campus will now have a path to pursue their SCMPTM designation,” said Stuart Bentley, President, Eastern College. “and we’re thrilled to have partnered with Supply Chain Canada to make this available to our graduates.”

To achieve this, Eastern College and Supply Chain Canada have reached an agreement to provide an efficient path for graduates of the program, who achieve a grade of 70% or higher completed within the last five years, to advanced standing towards the following SCMP academic program components:

  • Module 2: Procurement and Supply Management
  • Module 3: Logistics and Transportation
  • Module 4: Operations and Process Management

About Eastern College:
Established in 1983, Eastern College has delivered training in a modular approach to over 30,000 students to enable them to fast-track to job readiness. We focus on the technical skills required for the job so that students can enter a new career with confidence. We also train students with the professional communication and soft skills needed to ensure long-term success in whatever industry is chosen to pursue. Eastern has campuses in Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton and Halifax. Eastern offers programs in Business, Technology, Healthcare, Law, Supply Chain, and Art & Design. More information about Eastern may be found at www.easterncollege.ca.

About Supply Chain Canada
As Canada’s largest association for supply chain management professionals, we represent 7,500 members as well as the wider profession working in roles that cover sourcing, procurement, logistics, inventory, and contract management. Supply Chain Canada sets the standards for excellence and ethics and is the principal source of professional development and accreditation in supply chain management in Canada. (this language is specific to Ontario) www.supplychaincanada.ca


For further information, please feel welcome to contact:

Eastern College Contact

Sumbul Syed, Program Manager
905.814.7212 x1033


Supply Chain Canada Contact

Tiffany Mockford, Executive Director