Curriculum Guideline

International Supply Chain Management (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma)

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
Transcript Title
PBD International SCM
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in International Supply Chain Management
Length of Program
Two years
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements
  • 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.

Please note:  to be successful in the program, it is strongly recommended that applicants have a solid foundation in Math and have achieved a grade of at least a C in Math 11 (Precalculus or Foundations).

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- in each individual course is required
  • A minimum of a 2.00 GPA is required
  • **Capstone course should be taken in the last semester

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Choose one course from the following two options:
FINC 1231 Commercial & Financial Math 3.00
MATH 1125 Mathematics for the Social Sciences 3.00
Choose one course from the following two options:
BUSN 2429 Business Statistics I 3.00
MATH 1160 Introduction to Statistics 3.00
Required Courses:  
ACCT 3008 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers 3.00
BUSN 1210 Management Essentials 3.00
BUSN 3100 Global Business Environment 3.00
BUSN 3200 International Trade Finance 3.00
BUSN 3380 Operations Management 3.00
BUSN 3410 Global Supply Chain Management 3.00
BUSN 3500 Business Entry Strategies 3.00
BUSN 3700 International Trade Law 3.00
BUSN 3800 International Management 3.00
BUSN 3386 Supply Materials Management 3.00
BUSN 3388 Supply Chain Planning 3.00
BUSN 3390 Continuous Improvement 3.00
BUSN 4275** Business Strategy (CAPSTONE) 3.00
CSIS 2200 Systems Analsyis and Design 3.00
COBA 3200 Project Management 3.00
MARK 1120 Introductory Marketing 3.00
MARK 3300 International Marketing 3.00
MARK 4441 Marketing Research 3.00
Total Credits   60.00
Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will benefit in the following ways:

  • Obtain general business knowledge (Management, Business Mathematics) and pre-requisite foundational skills that are required to successfully complete third/fourth year program courses.
  • Obtain general knowledge about Supply Chain Management principles related to goods and service industries.
  • Obtain specific knowledge about Continuous Improvement principles to successfully attain a Lean or Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
  • Obtain specific knowledge about International Business Management to receive an industry recognized FITT Diploma in International Trade.
  • Obtain specific knowledge about Supply Chain Management principles required to pass independent industry certification examinations; the APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) certification.
  • Simultaneously students will be learn the skills to:  develop and implement market entry and distribution plans; perform corporate strategic needs assessments; undertake effective international trade research; analyze various types of international trade agreements; make costing, pricing, promotion and distribution policies; develop and implement effective international marketing plans; choose the right course of action for financing international deals and create an effective budget for a firm's international activities; analyze potential buyers/suppliers; and formulate cost-effective strategies for the movement of goods and services across international borders.