Business Administration / Global Supply Chain Management Specialty (2 yr Program)


All Tuition and Fees are in Canadian Dollars Amount – Domestic Students  Amount – International Students 
Tuition Fee 24,900.00 30,900.00
Application Fee (non-refundable) 250.00 1000.00
Materials and Supplies 40.00 40.00
Student Services Fee 100.00 100.00
Student Record Archiving Fee 40.00 40.00
Textbook Costs (max/approx.) 1600.00 1600.00
Total Program Costs $ 26,930.00 $ 33,680.00

Brief Program Description

This program provides students with a broad understanding of business practices. The Two-Years Business Administration in Global Supply Chain Management will provide graduates with foundational business and professional skills. Additnally,this program will provide the analytical framework for assessing the nature and challenges of operating global supply chains. It focuses on the primary activities of global supply chains, distribution and inventory management, and the supporting activities of document management and procurement. It examines how to obtain and manage resources to deal with international suppliers and transportation intermediaries, and how to maintain optimum efficiency in the production, inventory control, and delivery of goods in the international marketplace.

Career Occupation*
(if applicable)

  • Sourcing and Procurement Specialist
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Pricing Coordinator
  • Supply and Demand Analyst
  • Demand Forecasting Lead
  • Supply Chain Logistics Planner
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Inventory Manager
  • Inventory Control Analyst
  • Warehouse Operations Manager
  • Shipping and Receiving Administrator
  • Transportation Supervisor
  • Distribution Logistics Analyst
  • Dispatcher/Driver Manager
  • Business Development Associate.
  • Marketing Associate.
  • Account Manager.
  • Administrative Assistant.
  • Financial Administrator.
  • Human Resources Coordinator.
  • Sales Representative.
  • Risk Management Consultant.
  • Customer Service Representative.

Admission Requirements

  • Provide the College with a transcript and a current resume evidencing the student has graduated from Grade 12 (or equivalent) OR
  • Provide the College with a current resume evidencing the student has a minimum of five years’ work experience.
  • Must complete an Admissions Interview.
  • For International students or students whose first language is not English, in addition to the admission requirements listed above, the student must also meet one or more of the following language proficiency requirements:
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of CBT 240 OR iBT91; OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0 OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) – General Test with a minimum score of 7.0 OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) with a minimum score of 780 OR
    • Provide evidence the student has completed a Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: the computer-based English test with a minimum score of 46. OR
    • Provide evidence the student has successfully completed grade 12 or post-secondary education in an English instructional school system.
    • In addition, all International students are required to obtain a valid study visa to complete the Program.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Prepare and manage all necessary documentation for exporting and importing goods and services.
  • Procure goods and services and outsource production in international markets in an effective, efficient and compliant manner.
  • Determine requirements and make arrangements for efficient and effective transportation of goods in a timely manner, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure preparation of goods for transportation in a manner that minimizes risk, maintains condition of the goods and complies with regulations.
  • Implement inventory management strategies that address the use of international suppliers and the needs of international buyers and customers.
  • Provide products and services to global buyers to meet the needs of clients’ project and comply with local legal requirements and cultural customs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of recording financial events for service and merchandising to prepare financial statements while becoming familiar with account cycles, cash and receivables, inventory valuation and special journal and subsidiary ledger use.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Canadian managerial principles, methods and skills: organizational structure, strategy and ops, controlling and leading, and managerial decision-making.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of spreadsheet and database software applications including the design and management of spreadsheets and workbooks, managing and analyzing data, macros, queries, reports, relational databases, and Pivots.
  • Demonstrate fundamental understanding of the micro and macro economic frameworks of the Canadian economy including supply and demand, economic goals, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and market structure with current economic interests incorporated into analysis.
  • Demonstrate the concepts involved in marketing functions in a firm or business community while exploring tools and techniques used in developing a marketing strategy.
  • Recognize and apply basic financial management principles relating to financial management goals, functions and decisions by calculating, preparing, analyzing, and projecting economic health, financial leverage, and working capital of a company.
  • Demonstrate and understand the fundamentals of accounting abilities regarding acquisitions, depreciations, intangible assets, natural resources, goodwill, liabilities and methods appropriate to mitigate, corporate transactions, and net income calculation amongst various partners while accounting for applicable sales taxes.
  • Demonstrate and understand the various functions of human resource management including compensation and benefits, staffing, recruitment and selection, research, labor relations, training and development, health and safety, mediation, influence of government legislation, and human rights and employment equity.

Other Details

Completion Requirements*

In order to successfully graduate, students are required to:

  • Complete each course/module in the program with a 70% or higher marks;
  • Have paid all dues (money owed) in full to the College;
Program Duration

1600 hours.

Homework Hours

4-6 hours per course.

Delivery Method(s)

Indicate how the program is delivered

  • In-class instruction
  • Distance education
  • Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Required course materials

  • Transportation: A Global Supply Chain Perspective, 8th Edition, John J. Coyle, Robert A. Novack, Brian Gibson, Edward J. Bardi, ISBN-10: 1133592961, ISBN-13: 9781133592969, COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published.
  • Principles of Supply Chain Management: A Balanced Approach, 5th Edition, Joel D. Wisner; Keah-Choon Tan; G. Keong Leong, ISBN-10: 1-337-40649-X, ISBN-13: 978-1-337-40649-9, COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published.
  • Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective, 11th Edition, C. John Langley, Jr., Robert A. Novack, Brian J. Gibson, John J. Coyle, ISBN-10: 035744213X, ISBN-13: 9780357442135, COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published.
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management for the 21st Century (with Printed Access Card) , 1st Edition, Ken Boyer; Rohit Verma, ISBN-10: 0-618-74933-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-618-74933-1, COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published.
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 6th Edition, Robert M. Monczka; Robert B. Handfield; Larry C. Giunipero; James L. Patterson, ISBN-10: 1-285-86968-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-285-86968-1, © 2016.
  • Global Strategy, 3rd Edition, Mike W. Peng, ISBN-10: 1133964613, ISBN-13: 9781133964612, © 2014.
  • International Business Law and Its Environment, 9th Edition, Richard Schaffer, Filiberto Agusti, Lucien J. Dhooge, ISBN-10: 1285427041, ISBN-13: 9781285427041, COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published.
  • Your Career: How To Make It Happen, 9th Edition, Lauri Harwood, Lisa M.D. Owens, Crystal Kadakia, ISBN-10: 1305494830, ISBN-13: 9781305494831, COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published.
  • Essentials of Statistics for Business and Economics, 7th Edition, David R. Anderson, Dennis J. Sweeney, Thomas A. Williams, Jeffrey D. Camm, James J. Cochran, ISBN-10: 1133629652, ISBN-13: 9781133629658, COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published.
  • International Marketing Strategy: Analysis, Development & Implementation, 8th Edition, Isobel Doole, Robin Lowe, Alexandra Kenyon, ISBN-10: 1473758742, ISBN-13: 9781473758742, COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published.
  • Contemporary Mathematics for Business & Consumers, 9th Edition, Robert Brechner, George Bergeman, ISBN-10: 0357026446, ISBN-13: 9780357026441, COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published.
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise Edition, 10th Edition, Eugene F. Brigham, Joel F. Houston, ISBN-10: 1337902578, ISBN-13: 9781337902571, 704 Pages | Hardcover, COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published.
  • Principles of Accounting, 12th Edition, Belverd E. Needles, Marian Powers, Susan V. Crosson, ISBN-10: 113362698X, ISBN-13: 9781133626985, COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published.
  • Fundamentals of Economics, 6th Edition, William Boyes, Michael Melvin, ISBN-10: 1133956106, ISBN-13: 9781133956105, COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published.
  • Fundamentals of Management, 8th Edition, Ricky Griffin, ISBN-10: 1285849043, ISBN-13: 9781285849041, COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published.
  • Essentials of Business Communication, 9th Edition, Mary Ellen Guffey, Dana Loewy, Richard Almonte, ISBN-10: 017672124X, ISBN-13: 9780176721244, COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published.
  • Foundations of Marketing, 7th Edition, William M. Pride, O. C. Ferrell, ISBN-10: 1305405765, ISBN-13: 9781305405769, COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published.
  • Organizational Behavior: Managing People and Organizations, 13th Edition, Ricky W. Griffin, Jean M. Phillips, Stanley M. Gully, ISBN-10: 0357042506, ISBN-13: 9780357042502, COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published.
  • Electronic Commerce, 12th Edition, Gary Schneider, ISBN-10: 1305867815, ISBN-13: 9781305867819, COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published.
  • Canadian Business and the Law, 7th Edition, Dorothy Duplessis, Shannon O'Byrne, Philip King, Lorrie Adams, Steve Enman, ISBN-10: 0176795081, ISBN-13: 9780176795085, COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published.

Program Organization*

Title of Course/Work Experience Component * # of Hours*
MGMT101 Introduction to Management 80
MARK101 Principles of Marketing 80
FINA101 Introduction to Finance 80
ECON101 Fundamentals of Economic 80
MATH101 Basic Math for Business 80
ORGB101 Organizational Behavior 80
COMM101 Business Communication 80
BUSN103 Canadian Business and the Law 80
BUSN102 E-commerce 80
ACCT101 Principles of Accounting 80
BUSN201 Principles of Supply Chain Management 80
BUSN202 Logistics Management 80
BUSN203 Purchasing Management 80
BUSN204 Transportation Management 80
BUSN205 Business Statistics 80
BUSN207 International Business Strategy 80
BUSN208 Business Career Development 80
BUSN209 International Business Law 80
BUSN206 Operations Management in Global Supply Chain 80
MARK201 International Marketing 80
Total Program Hours 1600

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