Advanced Supply Chain Management (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma)

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Transcript Title
PBD Advanced SCM
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Not Specified
PBD Advanced SCM
Length of Program
Two years
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

1. General College Admission Requirements
2. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement.

Recommendation: Completion of Pre-Calculus or Foundations of Math 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C+ is highly recommended.

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

• Successful completion of 60 credits

• 70% (42 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College

• A minimum grade of “C” for each individual course is required

• Courses used towards a previously received credential can be used to meet program requirements, but additional courses will need to be taken to replace these credits.

• A minimum program GPA of 2.00 is required 


Course Requirements:     
Course Number Course Title Credits
Select one course from the following two options:     
CMNS 1099 Workplace Writing Skill Review 3.00
CMNS 1125 Public Speaking 3.00
Required Courses:    
CMNS 1210 Communicating and Working Effectively in Groups 3.00
CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design 3.00
BUSN 2429 Business Statistics 3.00
BUSN 1210 Management Essentials 3.00
BUSN 3380 Operations Management 3.00
BUSN 3600 Project Management Essentials 3.00
BUSN 3314 Ethical Management and Decision Making


BUSN 3312 Innovation and Change Management 3.00
BUSN 3410 Global Supply Chain Management 3.00 
BLAW 3780 Negotiation Skills 3.00 
BUSN 3386 Supply Materials Management 3.00 
BUSN 3388 Supply Chain Planning 3.00 
BUSN 3640 Public Sector Partnering and Procurement 3.00 
BUSN 3630 Managing Project Costs, Quality, Risks and Procurements 3.00 
BUSN 4275 Business Strategy and Competitive Analysis 3.00 
BLAW 4720 Procurement Law and Contract Interpretation 3.00
ACCT 3008 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers 3.00
CSIS 3200 Applied Knowledge Management 3.00
BUSN 3390 Continuous Improvement 3.00
Total Credits   60.00






















Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will:
1. Obtain a broad knowledge of theories and principles of supply chain management at the generalist and specialist level.
2. Understand the role of supply chain roles in achieving the operational and strategic goals of an organization.
3. Develop skills and abilities to manage supply chain resources in organizations.
4. Increase their knowledge and skills in each specialized course.
5. Obtain requisite knowledge and skills to pass the APICS – CPIM and SCC – SCMP designations.