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.

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

This program has been approved for advanced standing towards attaining the SCMP Designation.

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Information Session

Students are invited to attend an information session.

Entry Requirements

To be accepted into this post-graduate certificate program, eligible students are invited to apply by submitting copies online of documents demonstrating one (or both) of the entry requirements outlined below:

  • University or three-year Diploma College graduates


  • Mature students with three to five years related work experience


  • English proficiency at the college level

Please note that once accepted into the program, you will be required to bring in the original documents to the Continuing Education office, as they need to be validated by the Academic Program Manager or designated representative of the Business Studies area.

Original transcripts from an accredited Canada institution or the original WES transcript assessment are the only valid credentials accepted for this program.

To validate mature student work experience, original recommendation letter in employer's letter head is required, in addition to any supporting documentation.

International Trade Specialist  OR International Business Diploma graduates from Seneca College will be granted block transfer equivalencies as follows:

If you have a 2 or 3 year International Business Diploma from any of the other Ontario Colleges and you are seeking entry into this program please contact:

Emiliano Introcaso 
Academic Program Manager

Application Form

To apply, please see Entry Requirements and complete and submit the form below.

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Due to COVID-19, all Part-time Studies courses are being offered online until further notice, in one of the following two formats: online virtual classroom and online self-directed. Click Availability below to see current offerings.


Mandatory Courses

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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SCP703 OR IBS806
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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Global Supply Chain Management

This course provides the students with an introduction to global supply chain management practices and through development and mapping strategies explain why global supply chain management is a critical element in successful global trading.
From an international business management perspective students will become familiar with production, inventory and delivery mapping and development systems and the effective management of key integrative processes. Emphasis will be placed on studying procurement and sourcing management, identifying import and export requirements, and understanding the procedures that define trade and the related frequently used terms of sale (Incoterms).
Students will also apply their knowledge by researching and presenting both a group project and individual student presentations based on theoretical and practical learning outcomes covered during the semester.

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Project Leadership

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

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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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Risk Mitigation for Supply Chain Management

This course examines the use of risk mitigation tools and strategies to inform supply chain management decisions. Students will explore the art and science of identifying, prioritizing, and mitigating risk in order to create risk mitigation plans for various risk factors associated with an organization's supply chain. Students will learn how to lower the probability of occurrence of risk factors and the degree of impact of each high priority risk.

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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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Business Management and 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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Elective Options (Choose 2)

SCP705 OR SCP745
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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Business Continuity for Supply Chain

This course examines trends in emerging technologies as well as local and global economic, political, and environmental issues that influence management decisions as they pertain to the supply chain. Students will explore mapping the supply chain, assessing and anticipating the internal or external trends that may impact supply chain efficiency or profitability, and using monitoring tools.

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SCP707 OR SCP735 OR IBS801
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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Supply Chain Accounting

This course examines the value-added and financial implications of supply chain decisions on overall business profitability, efficiency, and stakeholder satisfaction. Students will explore financial documentation and financing of international business transactions, apply financial strategies to develop a supply chain strategy, plan financial exchange strategies, and analyze global market place trends to preserve business viability.

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International Banking and Finance

In today's global market, it's imperative for an organization to examine all possible financial risks before entering into negotiations. In this course, students will examine and discuss the intricacies of international money markets, the actions of governments and investors, and the effects of inflation, interest rates, tax and the flow of currency. Strategic global investment, the optimization of cash flow and pricing alternatives will be examined. The case studies would provide opportunity to build the skills required to create and manage finance across borders.

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Marketing for Supply Chain Management

Throughout this course, students will learn the basics of marketing beginning with an examination of what constitutes marketing and how new marketing opportunities are identified. Students investigate key concepts related to supply chain management including the importance of the cross-functional relationship between marketing and supply chain to meet customer needs. Students learn how to segment markets, develop positioning strategies, and prepare basic marketing plans involving product or service issues, pricing, distribution and communications strategies. Environmental analysis is stressed throughout the course, as is the role of technology and strategic planning as they relate to supply chain management.

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Program Outcomes

  1. Examine the connections between strategic objectives, stakeholder expectations, and supply chain design, functions, processes and roles, to guide decision-making, problem-solving and coordination of tasks.
  2. Determine the value added and financial implications of supply chain decisions and design on overall business profitability, efficiency and stakeholder satisfaction.
  3. Ensure supply chain activities and transactions are compliant with relevant legal, regulatory and contractual obligations, and industry and organization standards and policies for quality, health, safety, accountability, social and environmental responsibility.
  4. Use risk mitigation tools and strategies to inform supply chain management decisions.
  5. Contribute to the acquisition and sale of goods, services and materials in accordance with best practices and public and private sector stakeholder expectations across a variety of industries.
  6. Contribute to the strategic planning and scheduling of material requirements, resource allocation and inventory for efficient production and fulfillment of customer orders and returns.
  7. Coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within and between supply chains.
  8. Contribute to the identification and management of continuous improvements to functions and processes within and between supply chains.
  9. Use available technologies to enhance work performance and support supply chain functions, processes, transactions and communications.
  10. Monitor relevant trends, emerging technologies, and local and global economic, political and environmental issues to enhance work performance and guide management decisions.
  11. Use leadership and communication skills to establish and manage strategic relationships with a diversity of stakeholders and support the achievement of business goals.
  12. Develop and apply ongoing strategies for personal, career and professional development.

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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.


When you meet all program requirements and become eligible for a certificate, diploma, or degree, you must inform the Registrar by completing a Graduation Application form and paying the graduation and alumni fee. Certificates, diplomas, and applied degrees are issued twice a year in the Fall (October) and Spring (June).

For further information including deadlines and fees, please visit the  Convocation website or contact the Convocation Office at 416-491-5050 ext. 77461.

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 Faculty of Continuing Education 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 Logistics Institute's professional certification programs.

Benefits of Advanced Standing:

As a Seneca student, you will be able to leverage a number of courses in your certificate program towards earning a professional designation to complement your degree. Today's transportation and logistics professionals, who complement 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 (FCE) is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Research Foundation 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 FCE has shown that it meets all of those standards.

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Supply Chain Canada

The Supply Chain Canada 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, Supply Chain Canada 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 Supply Chain Canada 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:

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Supply Chain Canada

Course Name Course Code Course Name Course Code
Purchasing SCP706 Procurement & Supply Chain Management Module 2
Logistics System 1 SCP701 Logistics & Transportation Module 3
Logistics System 2 SCP702
Project Leadership SCP704 Knowledge Management Module 5
Risk Mitigation for Supply Chain Management SCP740 Risk Management Workshop
Building & Maintaining Customer Relationships MRK645 Communication & Relational Skills Workshop Workshop

*This program has been approved for advanced standing towards attaining the Certified SCMP Designation. 


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Faculty Profiles

Emiliano Introcaso, CITP, P.Log, MBA (Cand.)

With nearly two decades of experience, Emiliano Introcaso has helped manufacturers and exporters increase their global growth by providing them with the necessary support and guidance needed to operate in the supply chain industry.

His strategy not only focuses on navigating companies through the complexities of global supply chains, but also in the smaller details that can affect an international trade transaction.

Since 2011, Emiliano has taught in several part-time international trade and supply chain management programs. He is a Seneca College graduate and has earned designations as a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) and a Professional Logistician (P.Log.).

Emiliano is currently completing his MBA in global leadership through the University of Fredericton and is one of the export help advisors at Export Development Canada (EDC).


Mina Wong

Mina Wong began teaching project leadership for business studies in 2016. Since then, the concepts and practices of project leadership in her class have evolved considerably: from a traditional academic framework with midterm and final tests to a course which now focuses on both individual and team work built by students.

Mina's approach to education and training is invitational and collaborative. Her practice models for projects are also intended to complement the Project Management Institute's courses in business studies.

With a background in social sciences, she has been an instructor, curriculum designer, and mentor since 1996. She is also interested in teaching and learning across different platforms and hopes to design universal instructional applications for as many courses as possible.

Program Contacts

Emiliano Introcaso
Part-Time Academic Program Manager
416-491-5050 ext.24043

For more information about this program, fill out the following form.

Information Session

Students are invited to attend an information session.