Successful supply chain managers must be strategists, able to synchronize every effort involved in the process: planning, sourcing, producing and delivering a product or service. Develop a broad knowledge base in logistics systems, global logistics, purchasing, information systems, project leadership, finance and customer relationship management.

This program is delivered online only.

The Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program is accredited by:

Information Session

New students are invited to attend an information session.

Entry Requirements

This professional program is designed for:

  • University or three-year Diploma College graduates OR
  • Mature students with three to five years related work experience

International Trade Specialist OR International Business Diploma graduates will be granted equivalencies as follows:

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Strategic Leadership

You will develop leadership, management, and human resources skills to establish and maintain strategic alliances within an organization. The importance of ethics to conduct business at both national and international levels will be studied.

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Logistics Systems I

Students will evaluate the appropriateness of various modes of transportation and distribution networks in a range of situations.

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Logistics Systems II


Logistics Systems I - SCP701

Students will build on their knowledge of logistics systems by focusing on inventory strategies and methods including equipment and safety requirements for warehousing.

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Global Logistics

Students will develop an understanding of managing logistics across international boundaries; analyze operations and logistics problems on a global scale; implement changes to business processes and corporate strategies to advance the company's global and logistics framework.

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Project Leadership

Students apply project management principles in facilitating a team approach to business processes.

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Information Systems

Students will utilize a variety of information technology tools and systems to support logistics management functions and to impact service efficiency positively.

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Students are introduced to the basics of the procurement function including the purchasing cycle and the way purchasing activity is integrated into the firm's organization. Various purchasing tools and techniques are described and practiced. The important topics of cost-price analysis and negotiation are studied.

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Finance for Supply Chain Management

You will apply financial concepts to an organization to manage and forecast revenues and earnings, deploy assets, and to prepare operating and capital budgets.

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Business Management & Organizational Behaviour


However, it is recommended that students begin their studies with HRM701, Introduction to Human Resources Management, if they plan to pursue the Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate.

This course is an examination of the contemporary Canadian business environment, organization, leadership and management decision process which influences the behaviour of individuals and groups. Increased global competition, technological change and the rising expectations of both employees and employers have underlined the need for better and more effective leadership. This course provides a better understanding of this process.

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Building and Maintaining Customer Relationships

This course is intended to develop your understanding of customer service and the skills associated with understanding the needs of customers, meeting those needs and fostering an environment that encourage customers to return. It will be of interest to anyone who works with customers, either internal or external, on a daily basis.

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Transborder and Customs Procedures

This course focuses on the rules and regulations of the Canada Border Services Agency. The main focus is on the principles of tariff classification, duties and taxes due on importations, as well as the documentation required to trade goods into Canada.

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Other Courses of Interest (Not General Education Options)

SAP Sales and Distribution

This course teaches students to use SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) and related modules functioning as part of the Order-To-Cash business process. It further prepares students for the SAP project methodology for new or upgrade projects as significant resources towards a maximum implementation Return on Investment as a system implementation's primary subject-matter expert, the Super-User.
Combining hand's on system exercises with critical business-application scenarios, this course's unique design and delivery ensures a measurable positive impact on a participant's personal career and the bottom-line of their employer - suitable for graduates, full-time SAP Project Managers/Users and anyone returning into the workforce requiring high-demand knowledge and skills.

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Program Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply knowledge of the functional components within logistics to the interrelationships in the integrated supply chain.
  • Employ a working knowledge of best practices in supply chain management.
  • Apply the basics of purchasing and supplier management to current best practices.
  • Apply knowledge of forecasting and inventory management theories and methodologies.
  • Use logistics technology tools and resources, in order to comply with the requirements of logistics/supply chain management.
  • Utilize information technology systems proficiently to support logistics management decisions.
  • Evaluate and select warehousing and transportation options and recommend appropriate solutions for business requirements.
  • Apply the basics of financial management including cost and managerial accounting.
  • Participate effectively in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects.
  • Conduct business in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, regulations, safety requirements, and professional standards.
  • Conduct business in the international marketplace.
  • Apply understanding of human resources management and organizational behaviour to establish and maintain effective teamwork relationships.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, as required in a business culture.
  • Apply problem-solving and critical-thinking skills as required in logistics/supply chain management.
  • Present oneself professionally to, and within, the marketplace.
  • Apply knowledge of the relationship of customer service to logistics/supply chain management.
  • Apply the basics of sales and marketing functions and their interrelationship within the supply chain.

OSAP Funding Available

This program is eligible for OSAP funding.

Course load is used by OSAP to determine funding options for programs.

If you are taking 1 - 2 courses at the same time, you may be considered for part-time student grants and loans.

  • 1 course (20%)
  • 2 courses (40%)

If you are taking 3 or more courses at the same time, you may be considered for full-time student grants and loans.

  • 3 courses (60%)
  • 4 courses (80%)
  • 5 courses (100%)

To find out if you qualify and to learn how to apply, please visit the OSAP website.

For information on other awards and financial assistance, please see Financial Aid.


These courses are offered by online delivery only. For more information about online delivery, please refer to Centre for Flexible Learning

Accelerated Delivery

Within this hybrid program, students are given the flexibility of taking courses both online and in class. Tentative schedule would be as follows:

Term 1 - Weeks 1 - 7
Term 1 - Week 8 - 14
Term 2 - Weeks 1 - 7
Term 2 - Weeks 8 - 14
SCP700 SCP704 SCP703 SCP707
Online CTM107
SCP701 SCP702 SCP705 SCP706
Online or In-Class HRM742
Online MRK645
*CTM107, HRM742, MRK645 are offered regularly online and in class. Students can take these at their own pace.

The Logistics Institute

Seneca College and Logistics Institute's Partnership

Seneca College's, Faculty of Continuing Education and Training and The Logistics Institute have established a partnership in which Seneca students, upon completion of the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate, are eligible to receive advanced standing towards the Professional Logisticians (P.Log.) certification. Students seeking the P.Log. Certification at the Logistics Institute may transfer credits to satisfy requirements for the The Logistics Institute's professional certification programs.

Benefits of Advanced Standing:

As a Seneca College student, you will be able to leverage a number of courses in your certificate program towards earning a professional designation to compliment your degree. Today's transportation and logistics professionals, who compliment their Logistics and Supply Chain Management Certificate with Professional logisticians (P.Log.) certification, are empowered to effectively compete for promotion to mid- and senior-level management opportunities. Professionals who maintain their competitive edge through continuing education and certification are better equipped to excel in the global marketplace.

Module Requirements:

Students applying through the Process Management stream are exempt from three of the seven modules required to earn the P.Log. Certification:

Required Modules

Exempt Modules

  • Professional Ethics
  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Logistics Process Diagnostics
  • Integrated Logistics Networks
  • Team Dynamics
  • Leading & Managing Change
  • Comprehensive Qualifier

For those interested in earning the P.Log. designation through the Executive Leadership Program and Advanced Standing please contact jgill@loginstitute.ca or 1-416-363-3005.

The Logistics Institute

The Logistics Institute is Canada's leading source of logistics training and certification. Its mission is to teach, develop and promote the science of logistics to the business community, and to encourage practitioners along logistics career paths. The Institute delivers skills and leadership training in classroom, online and THE HUB, a dynamic private social network dedicated to developing and sharing industry knowledge.

Today, more than 3,000 logistics practitioners from some of Canada's best known companies have earned the P.Log. designation and the recognition that comes with attaining certified competence in a professional field.

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The Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program offered by the Seneca College Faculty of Continuing Education is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council through its National Accreditation Program (the NAP).

The NAP recognizes educational offerings in supply chain-related topics that meet the Council's standards for accreditation, created with significant input from supply chain stakeholders. The standards are based on national and international best practices and principles, and include requirements for course/program needs, assessment, design, development, delivery and student evaluation. As an accredited program, the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management program offered by FCET has shown that it meets all of those standards.



The Supply Chain Management Association Ontario is the leading organization for supply chain management professionals in Ontario.  Formed through the amalgamation of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada and Supply Chain and Logistics association, SCMAO provides education and professional development to a network of 7,000 professionals. Under authority of provincial legislation, it awards the Certified Supply Chain Management Professional designation (CSCMP).

Seneca College and SCMAO have reached an agreement which only applies to graduates of the part-time Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program (SCM) who have obtained a minimum cumulative Program G.P.A of 3.0. The equivalencies accepted are:

Seneca College


Course Name Course Code Course Name Course Code
Purchasing SCP706 Module 2 - Procurement & Supply Chain Management PMC102
Logistics System 1 SCP701 Module 3 - Logistics & Transportation PMC103
Logistics System 2 SCP702
Project Leadership SCP704 Module 5 - Knowledge Management PMC105
Building & Maintaining Customer Relationships MRK645 Communication & Relational Skills Workshop Workshop

Program Contacts

Julie Clark
Program Assistant
416.491.5050 ext.22797

Emiliano Introcaso
Part-time Coordinator
416-491-5050 ext.22549

Danielle Mercier
Chair, Business Studies
416-491-5050 ext.22504

Information Session

New students are invited to attend an information session.