Supply Chain and Logistics
Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) Certificate
This program is accredited by the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association
Program Length: 57 Weeks.
Are you organized and driven by the details? Do you enjoy working in a busy team environment? Today’s global market requires capable, well-rounded employees who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges.
The Supply Chain and Logistics program provides students with a well-rounded exposure to the international supply chain and the skills needed to be successful in the industry. Students will develop proficiencies appropriate for a wide range of careers in supply chain and logistics.
Graduates will have developed essential skills needed to succeed in a role that requires attention to detail, analytical thinking and problem solving.
Student Success Strategies 20 hours
Software Lab: Computer Fundamentals 40
Software Lab: Word Processing 40
Software Lab: Spreadsheets 40
Software Lab: Presentations 40
Software Lab: Database Management 40
Writing for Comprehension 40
Business Math 40
Introduction to Logistics and Transportation 40
Introduction to Purchasing 20
Introduction to Contract Law and Administration 20
Security, Compliance and Loss Prevention 20
Introduction to Business 40
Customer Service 20
Professional Purchasing 40
Introduction to Operations Management 40
Negotiations and Supplier Management 40
Inventory Control and Materials Management 40
International Transportation and Trade 60
Essentials of Freight Forwarding 60
Customs Issues and Procedures 40
Career Planning and Preparation Level I 20
Career Planning and Preparation Level II 20
Internship – 16 Weeks
Total Weeks – 57
The Supply Chain and Logistics program will qualify grads to pursue positions such as Logistics Coordinator, Dispatcher, Warehouse Associate Supervisor, Purchasing Agent, Billing Agent, Materials Management Analyst, Scheduler, Loss Prevention Agent, Cargo and Freight Agent or Customs Broker.
Eastern Academy has an Articulation Agreement with Yorkville University in New Brunswick that automatically awards graduates of the Supply Chain and Logistics program 36 block transfer credits toward completion of Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. To be eligible for admission and the awarding of this block of transfer credits, students must have graduated with a minimum grade of 70% in each course in the Supply Chain and Logistics program.
Graduates of the Supply Chain and Logistics program who wish to continue to pursue Yorkville University’s BBA degree can complete all required courses online.
Successful graduates of the program who meet the requirements outlined by the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) will achieve a Certificate in International Freight Forwarding. The certificate is nationally recognized within the international transportation and international trade logistics industries.
Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Please call the campus for more details.
Graduates of the Supply Chain & Logistics Diploma Program receive advance standing towards the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation. The SCMP designation is an internationally-accredited certification of strategic supply chain leadership, and is Canada’s most widely-held designation in supply chain management.
NOC CODE: 1473
Salary information may be found on: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home