1 year | Postgraduate Certificate

Supply Chain


Available in • January • May • September


The supply chain is one of the most essential sectors of the Canadian economy, involving about 767,000 workers from a range of occupations and industries. The success of this sector in meeting its human resources and labour-market challenges has the potential to positively influence the future of Canada, and the quality of life that we all enjoy (Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council).


Learn how to develop a more effective supply chain to create value for companies and customers.


Discover the strategies to reduce waste and increase the profitability of companies.


Master the strategies for better decision making and distribute products and services efficiently.

This graduate certificate program builds on students’ previous education and work experience and introduces all facets of supply chain management and logistics from a theoretical and practical perspective. Students will be enabled to acquire the necessary skills to manage the flow of goods and services in any industry. 

Our experienced faculty, with unique industry experience, will guide students through a program designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques considered essential for employment in this sector. Graduates of this program will be equipped to fulfill customer demands, improve an organization’s responsiveness, develop value for customers, create network resiliency and encourage financial success.

Once students receive their St. Lawrence College Certificate, they are eligible to apply for their Post Graduate Work Permit.

The Supply Chain Management program content prepares students for employment in a variety of roles in this growing industry. Graduates will find challenging employment as: 

  • Industry Analist
  • Dispatcher
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Supply Chain Consultant
  • Supply Chain Sales
  • Materials Manager
  • Retail and wholesale buyers
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Strategic Sourcing Analysts
  • Supervisors in Materials Handling  


COMP 5001 - Data Analysis for Supply Chain Management
MGMT 5004 - Transportation Systems
MGMT 5009 - Strategic Sourcing
MGMT 5019 - Leadership in the Supply Chain Sector
INBU 9 - Introduction to International Business
PROJ 5001 - Principles of Project Management
CARE 5003 - Career Preparation


MGMT 5017 - Sustainability
MGMT 5005 - Supply Chain Risk Management
MGMT 5010 - International Logistics, Customs, and Regulations
MGMT 5016 - Data and Financial Management in Supply Chains
MGMT 5003 - Inventory and Warehouse Management
CARE 5004 - Career Readiness
MGMT 5018 - Culminating Project in Supply Chain Management OR FLPL 5002 - Supply Chain Management Placement

*Course Outline is subject to change

The tuition and fees include tuition, compulsory ancillary (like health insurance), and international student recovery fees for each semester.

FALL 2023 - SPRING 2024

First Semester: $8,770

Second Semester: $8,620

* Tuition fees are subject to change.

Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:

    • Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    • Minimum 2 or 3 - year Diploma or Degree from a recognised institution;


Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overseas applications from China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
  • All other applicants: Overall Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months

For a complete list of the English proficiency tests we accept and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list

Admissions open for the Winter intake

Last seats available

January 2024

Start date January

Programs available:

Reminder: Monday, October 9th, is the Thanks Giving Holiday and Alpha College will be closed.