Supply Chain

Supply Chain (Online)

Gain the skills and knowledge to join this exciting and growing industry while learning where, when, and how you want.

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Type

Diploma

Duration

33 Weeks (FT); 66 Weeks (PT)

Internship

Unavailable

Program Outline

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About The Program

The Supply Chain (Online) diploma program offers the opportunity to pursue a diploma in a multi-faceted field, while you learn where, when and how you want.

Career Opportunities

As a Supply Chain graduate, you will qualify for positions such as:

  • LOGISTICS COORDINATOR
  • DISPATCHER
  • WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE SUPERVISOR
  • PURCHASING AGENT
  • BILLING AGENT
  • MATERIALS MANAGEMENT ANALYST
  • SCHEDULER
  • LOSS PREVENTION AGENT
  • CARGO AND FREIGHT AGENT
  • CUSTOMS BROKER

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • WINMAR
  • Sobeys Inc.
  • Irving Oil Ltd.
  • NB Power
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd.
  • Kintetsu World Express Inc.

Salary

93 %

Employment Rate*

$ 16

Average Wage/hr**

$ 23

High Wage/hr**

*Employment Rate based on 2019 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field.

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

NOC Code: 1524,1225 - **Wage data based on NOC Code 1524 and rounded down to the nearest dollar, based on Nova Scotia data. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in July, 2021.

Program Details

Does the thought of a job in a global environment excite you?

Are you interested in planning strategy and building competitive advantage?

Do you want to go back to school to kickstart your new career, but don’t know how to fit it into your already busy lifestyle?

If so, then the Supply Chain online program at Eastern College is just the right choice for you. This program provides you with the opportunity to pursue a diploma at your own pace and offers, full-time (33 Weeks) and part-time (66 Weeks) options to give you the flexibility to comfortably fit an education into your busy life.

Supply chain workers monitor a company’s internal activities which ensure that an organization is running smoothly; these aspects include controlling operations and the procurement of goods and services.This concept refers to the moving of goods or services from supplier to customer through processes of conception, design, manufacturing, and shipping, and today’s global market requires capable, well-rounded employees who can multi-task and take on a variety of challenges.

This program will help you adapt skills you need to become a well-trained and efficient professional, fit for this fast-growing industry. You will gain extensive knowledge on Canadian business in the global marketplace, focus on international transport and trade, learn how to create and modify database tables using Microsoft Access, practice identifying common causes of asset loss and much more.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  • Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) Certificate*.

*Graduates who meet the requirements outlined by the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) will achieve a certificate in International Freight Forwarding. This certificate is globally recognized within the international transportation and international trade logistics industries.

After completing the program, you will have earned four certifications:

– Business & Supply Chain Fundamentals Certificate

– Supply Chain Customer Service Certificate

– Supply Chain Purchasing & Inventory Management Certificate

– Supply Chain Transportation Certificate

 

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Admission Requirements
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High school graduation or equivalent. For those without high school completion, please refer to the Program Overview at the top of this page or speak to your Education Consultant.

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Success Stories

“Great college, excellent programme options and very helpful staff. Highly recommend.”

Sandra

2019