Bachelor of Commerce - Supply Chain Management


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Program Description

Use the power of a degree in Supply Chain Management to move your career from point a to point z. Supply chain refers to the entire network of companies that work together to design, produce, deliver and service products. It involves the coordination of a wide range of business processes – such as marketing, forecasting, demand management, production planning, packaging, warehousing, transportation, purchasing, inventory, distribution, and customer relationship management – to achieve organizational goals and deliver customer satisfaction. Position yourself in a vital role in business operations.

What You Will Learn

Common Platform Years 1 and 2

This program is one of eleven Bachelor of Commerce degrees built on a common two-year platform of business studies that gives students the time to decide their specialty. In years one and two, students learn the fundamentals of business, including accounting, business law, information systems, e-commerce, financial management, HR management, and marketing. At the end of year two, students make their decision and spend their final two years specializing in their chosen business field. See all degrees on the common platform >

Curriculum Highlights (Specialization Years 3 and 4)

In years three and four students decide on their specialty and focus on the application of theories, methods, and techniques in various aspects of problem-solving and developing supply chain management strategies.

  • Product Design, Development, and Delivery
  • Facility Planning and Warehousing
  • Purchasing
  • Forecasting and Inventory Management
  • Manufacturing/Operations Planning and Control
  • Managing Sustainability in the Supply Chain
  • CRM and Data Mining
  • Transportation and Network Design

Unleash Your Ambition

The project-based curriculum, designed by industry advisors, provides you with opportunities to take processes from idea to execution. A senior-level business project in the last year of the program will allow you to problem solve in a real-world, team-based environment. As you develop business/management strategies, you will be required to assess traditional and new approaches to solving your issue, evaluate the strengths and limitations of each approach, gather and synthesize research data, and make appropriate decisions. All projects integrate material covered in class.

Work Placement

One full semester of paid work, for 14 weeks/490 hours, in the summer between semesters six and seven, giving you the hands-on experience that employers value. Students find their placements, giving them the opportunity to work in the field they want to work in once they graduate. Humber works with employers and our industry partners to identify opportunities for students to pursue.

Our Faculty Are Experts

Our experienced faculty is widely known for their industry connections and ability to bring their experience and real-world knowledge to the classroom. Students will learn from supply chain specialists who use applied projects and case studies to help them develop analytical skills while learning core business concepts and financial strategies.

Career Options

The supply chain sector is expanding rapidly in Canada and an educated workforce is recognized as vital to every successful company’s strategy. Supply chain expertise helps companies manage goods and services locally and around the globe.

Humber Supply Chain Management graduates are exposed to skills that businesses rely on including training using SAP software. Potential career opportunities include operations planner, purchasing agent, supply chain analyst, business process analyst and warehouse, transportation and logistics co-ordinators positions in major Canadian companies. Graduates often find themselves in middle-management positions within five to seven years of graduation.

Managing supply chain costs helps companies operate more effectively. The Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council’s 2012 Human Resources (HR) Study Update estimates the sector “will need to recruit 65,979 individuals on an annual basis to accommodate demand growth.”

Employers of recent Supply Chain Management graduates include Canadian Tire Corporation, UPS, Xerox, Suncor, Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, Loblaw, Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart, Nestlé, SCI and Sleep Country Canada.

Career opportunities available:

  • Buyer
  • Sales Forecaster
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Order Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Export Coordinator
  • Inventory Analyst
  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Transportation Analyst
  • Traffic and Transportation Supervisor
  • Procurement Manager
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Risk Management Analyst

Potential employment opportunities:

  • consumer packaged goods
  • pharmaceutical products
  • service businesses
  • manufacturing
  • high-tech
  • automotive
  • retail
  • transportation

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement, and Recognition

This program is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council (CSCSC). As an SAP University Alliances member school, Humber gains access to the SAP Business Suite family of solutions, including SAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). This comprehensive business software suite supports business, engineering, and information technology programs, enabling students to put classroom theory into practice through demonstrations, exercises and problem solving, case studies, and research programs.

Our Industry Partnerships

Humber is a member of the SAP University Alliance. We interact with industry associations on a regular basis. Speakers from American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) present their respective organizations to Humber’s Supply Chain Management students. Our students are offered discounted memberships to several associations.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 percent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) minimum 60 percent (Students who do not possess Grade 12U Mathematics or who have achieved a grade below 60 percent may be considered for admission. Students will be required to complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Humber. Additional course fees will apply.)
    • Four Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
    • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 percent


  • Mature student status


  • College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Cost & Fees

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is

  • domestic $7,446.54
  • international $14,800

Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Humber, a member of Polytechnics Canada, is committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning. Humber's broad range of career-focused credentials include: bachelor degrees, dipl ... Read More

Humber, a member of Polytechnics Canada, is committed to student success through excellence in teaching and learning. Humber's broad range of career-focused credentials include: bachelor degrees, diplomas, certificates, and postgraduate certificates. We also offer apprenticeship training. With 160 full-time programs and 200 continuing educations programs to choose from, the 27,000 full-time and 56,000 part-time students of Humber have access to many opportunities for continuous learning... Read less
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