Supply Chain Management, Advanced

Advanced Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate

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This program presents a comprehensive yet practical approach to supply chain management. Gain knowledge and skills in production planning, logistics management, purchasing, inventory management, material handling, transportation, enterprise resource planning, and global logistics.

Benefits

  • Advance your knowledge and skills in the supply chain management industry
  • Formalize your supply chain education and obtain a recognized credential
  • Build your knowledge of supply chain management functional areas
  • Acquire professional development that can be applied towards a supply chain designation

Program Format

  • Complete the 9 required courses (351 hours)
  • Can be completed within 1.5 years up to a maximum of 4 years

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Earn Transferable Credits

Professional Designations
Course credits may be transferred to professional designation programs including:

Degree Program

ADVANCED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SCHEDULE
Required Courses Spring
(May-Jun.)
Fall
(Sept.-Dec.)
Winter
(Jan.-Apr.)
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management    •
Principles of Quality Management    
Introduction to Physical Distribution     •
Fundamentals of Purchasing     •
Physical Distribution and Logistics    
Inventory and Warehouse Management     •
Business Negotiations / Project Management    
Supply Chain Decision Making    
Integrated Business Solutions    
The above schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester.
Fall schedule and registration available in June. Winter schedule and registration available in November. Spring/Summer schedule and registration available in March.

Required Courses

All courses are offered online

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Gain an overview of logistics and the supply chain process in determining the competitive success of an organization. Learn about the management of value process, transportation, purchasing, inventory, demand forecasting, materials and warehouse, enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain information systems, production and operations, e-commerce, customer and supplier relations, quality assurance, outsourcing, third-party logistics, and global productions.
Required textbook: Designing & Managing the Supply Chain Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies, Second or Third Edition. Simchi-Levi, D; Kaminshy, P; Simchi-Levi, available at the BookStore.
Note: Students who have successfully completed the entire Supply Chain Certificate Extension Certificate are exempt from this course.

Subject code: XSCM 20100 39 Hours. Fee: $799
 CRN 30956
 Online Jan. 16- Mar. 27

Principles of Quality Management
Learn about planning, organizing and controlling for quality, as well as the human aspects of quality. Understand quality assurance and purchasing, ISO standards, and continuous improvement and reengineering.
Prerequisite:  XSCM 20100 (LSCM 2201) Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.  Students who have successfully completed the entire Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate have met the prerequisite for this course.
Required textbook: Quality & Performance Excellence Management, Organization, and Strategy,Evans, James R. 7th Edition, available at the BookStore.

Subject code: XSCM 20103 39 Hours. Fee: $799 Next offered in Fall 2017
   

Introduction to Physical Distribution
Explore modes of transportation and intermodalism, intermediate agencies, and distribution methods such as warehousing, materials handling and unitization.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20102 (LSCM 2201) Intro to Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Note: Students who have successfully completed the Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate have met the prerequisite for this course. 
Required textbook: Transportation Systems: A Canadian Perspective, CITT 2012 Edition, available at the BookStore.

Subject code: XSCM 20101 39 Hours. Fee: $799
 CRN 30534 Online Jan. 16-Mar. 27

Fundamentals of Purchasing
Examine the impacts of technology, supply chain management and business strategy on purchasing in today's business environment. Learn about procurement planning and procedures, and supplier relations.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20100 (LSCM 2201) Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Note: Students who have successfully completed the entire  Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate are exempt from this course.
Required textbook: Purchasing and Supply Management, Leenders, Johnson, Flynn, Fearon, 14th Edition, available at the BookStore.

Subject code: XSCM 20102 39 Hours. Fee: $799
 CRN 30533 Online Feb. 6-Apr. 18

Physical Distribution and Logistics
Gain a working knowledge of physical distribution and logistics, as well as addressing the specific areas of contracts, loss and damage, dangerous goods, marine insurance, Canada Customs, international trade, and the transportation regulatory environment.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20100 (LSCM 2201) Intro to Logistics and Supply Chain Management and XSCM 20104 (LSCM 3301) Introduction to Physical Distribution.
Required Textbook: Logistics Processes: A Canadian Perspective. CITT 2012 Edition, available at the BookStore.

Subject code: XSCM 20105 39 Hours. Fee: $799  Next offered in Fall 2017
   

Inventory and Warehouse Management
Learn about inventory management, including inventory functions, demand forecasting, aggregate and production planning, master production and materials requirements planning, and lean or JIT inventory management. In warehouse management, gain knowledge of facility layout, retrieval technologies, performance benchmarking, safety, security and risk management.
Prerequisite:  XSCM 20102 (LSCM 3303) Fundamentals of Purchasing or XSCM 20105 (LSCM 3305) Physical Distribution and Logistics. 
Note: Students who have completed the entire Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate have met the prerequisite for this course.
Required Textbook: Introduction to Materials Management, J.R.T. Arnold, S.N. Chapman, L.M. Clive Eighth Edition, available at the BookStore.

Subject code: XSCM 20104 39 Hours. Fee: $799
 CRN 30536
 Online Feb. 6-Apr. 18

Business Negotiations / Project Management
Learn about interest-based bargaining in a global environment and acquire the input/output tools and techniques necessary to take a project from inception to completion. Discover how to operate project management software for budgeting and scheduling purposes.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20100 ( LSCM 2201) Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Note: Students who have successfully completed the entire Supply Chain Management Extension Certificate have met the prerequisite for this course.
Required Textbooks:
Getting to Yes, Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, R. Fisher and W. Ury,
e-book Project Management Jump Start, Third Edition, Kim Heldman
available through the Mount Royal Ebrary.

Subject code: XSCM 20106 39 Hours. Fee: $799  Next offered in Fall 2017
   

Supply Chain Decision Making
Apply evaluation and judgment processes to decision making, together with skills from the foundation disciplines in prerequisite courses, to formulate innovative business solutions for integrated case study scenarios.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20104 (LSCM 4402) Inventory and Warehouse Management
Required Textbooks: Designing & Managing the Supply Chain Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies, Second or Third Edition. Simchi-Levi, D; Kaminshy, P; Simchi-Levi,

Subject code: XSCM 20107 39 Hours: Fee: $799  Next offered in Fall 2017
 
  

Integrated Business Solutions
Identify, assess and use the best available software to facilitate enhanced performance within an overall enterprise-based systems environment. Be exposed to a menu of commonly used software applications including Enterprise Resource Planning tools, transactional e-commerce packages, inventory management systems, materials supply and purchasing tools.
Prerequisite: XSCM 20105 (LSCM 3305) Physical Distribution and Logistics and XSCM 20104 ( LSCM 4402) Inventory and Warehouse Management.
Required Textbook: Integrated Business Solutions. This is a custom publication available through the BookStore in electronic format only.

Subject code: XSCM 20108 39 Hours. Fee: $799 Next offered in Spring 2017
     

 


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For information about this program:
cebusiness@mtroyal.ca
403.440.5069 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB  T3E 6K6

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