NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
This program was created by DC and Ontario Tech for individuals who plan to take Ontario Tech’s Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree program. The bridging courses required for admission to the degree program are embedded in the curriculum and if you achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in each semester of your DC courses and no grade below C in your Ontario Tech courses, you can apply directly to the third year of the degree program. The Ontario Tech embedded courses are flexible and subject to change by Ontario Tech. Academic planning assistance will be offered to you by a Durham College student advisor representative.
As a student participating in this program, you will be registered at DC and at Ontario Tech. Ontario Tech offers classes in the evenings and the annual calendars including reading week are generally different. Students are expected to attend all classes that are scheduled. In addition, the two institutions use different learning management systems.
For more information please visit Ontario Tech's Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Frequently Asked Questions.
Please note: You will apply to the Supply Chain and Operations – Business – transfer to Ontario Tech Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) at www.ontariocolleges.ca using the SCTU application code. Upon meeting the selection criteria and achieving the required grades, you will be eligible to complete the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree at Ontario Tech.
- This program enables students to complete Supply Chain and Operations – Business – transfer to Ontario Tech Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) diploma at DC and the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) at the Ontario Tech in four years for qualifying students, and at less cost than a typical Bachelor degree program.
- This program provides students with the option of proceeding in second year with the college-only curriculum to complete the Supply Chain and Operations – Business diploma, or proceeding to complete the university transfer, which will include five university credits.
- This unique pathway is available on a shared campus with exposure to college and university faculty, information and opportunities. Students can transfer the first-year of any other business program at DC after the first semesteror graduate after the second year with a Supply Chain and Operations – Business diploma. Students who choose to return to complete the Supply Chain and Operations – Business Administration program would receive advanced standing.
ACCREDITATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
You can increase your marketability by leveraging the learning built directly into the program to help you obtain the following additional credentials:
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Word Associate
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification PowerPoint Associate
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Excel Associate
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Excel Expert
Partnerships with the following professional associations will provide you with opportunities to interact with professionals in the field and build your network:
- Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM)
- Supply Chain Canada
- Ontario Public Buyers Association (OPBA)
- The Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP)
Graduates are also well-positioned to pursue a variety of professional accreditations with professional organizations including:
- Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) - Certified in Production and Inventory Management
- Supply Chain Canada - Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation
Program Learning Outcomes
- Examine the connections between strategic objectives, stakeholder expectations, and the functions, processes and roles within a supply chain, to support decision-making, problem-solving and completion of tasks.
- Support supply chain business operations using accounting and financial analysis.
- Identify compliance issues within a supply chain to inform business operations.
- Identify risk mitigation tools and strategies to support business operations within a supply chain.
- Contribute to the acquisition and sale of goods, services and materials in accordance with best practices and stakeholder expectations across a variety of industries.
- Contribute to the planning and scheduling of material requirements and resource allocation, and the management of inventories, for efficient production and fulfillment of customer orders and returns.
- Coordinate the efficient handling and movement of goods, services, materials and related information within a supply chain.
- Contribute to the identification and management of continuous improvements to functions and processes within a supply chain.
- Use available technologies to enhance work performance and support supply chain functions, processes, transactions and communications.
- Monitor relevant trends, emerging technologies, and local and global economic, political and environmental issues to enhance work performance and support management decisions.
- Perform tasks in accordance with policies and procedures for workplace health and safety and industry standards and best practices for professional, ethical and accountable conduct and communications.
- Collaborate with a diversity of stakeholders to facilitate business operations within a supply chain.
- Participate in facilitated learning opportunities for personal, career and professional development.