Supply Chain Management (Post-Degree Diploma)

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Program Code
Commerce & Business Administration
Credential Type
Post-Degree Diploma
Transcript Title
Supply Chain Mgmt - PDD
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Post-Degree Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Length of Program
One year
Admissions 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 undergraduate credential in a language other than English must meet Douglas College English language proficiency requirements. 

Completion of Foundations of Math 12 with a minimum grade of C+ is highly recommended. 

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements

1) Completion of 30 credit hours required

2) A minimum grade of C in each individual course is required

3) A minimum of 70% of the required courses must be taken at Douglas College. If a student has completed a course included in the program, an alternative course must be selected by the student and approved by the program coordinator.  


Course Plan

Course Number Course Title Credits
1. ACCT 3008 Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers 3
2. BUSN 1210 Management Essentials 3
3. BUSN 2429 Business Statistics I 3
4. CSIS 2200 Systems Analysis and Design 3
5. BUSN 3380 Operations Management 3
6. BUSN 3386 Supply Materials Management (New Course) 3
7. BUSN 3388 Supply Chain Planning (New Course) 3
8. BUSN 3390 Continuous Improvement (New Course) 3

9. BUSN 3419
COBA 3200

Global Supply Chain Management
Project Management


10. BUSN 4275

Business Strategy

Learning Outcomes

This program is designed to fulfill the following broad objectives:

1. To provide students with general knowedge about Supply Chain Management principles related to goods and service industries.

2. To provide students with the specific knowledge about Supply Chain Management principles required to pass an independent industry certification examination: the APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) certification.

3. To provide students with the specific knowledge about Continuous Improvement principles to successfully attain a Lean or Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

4. To provide students with applied Supply Chain Management skills via software usage (Material Resource Planning - MRP, Analytics, MS Office Suite, MS Project, etc....), simulations, case analysis, and field/industry work.

5. To provide students with general business knowledge (management, business mathematics) and pre-requisite foundational skills that are required to successfully complete the third/fourth year program courses.