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Supply Management Training
Southern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.sait.ca
Calgary is becoming Canada’s supply chain and logistics centre of excellence. Get up to speed in this rapidly growing sector with these courses delivered on behalf of Supply Chain Canada (SCC). You will learn to support the management of increasingly complex upstream and downstream supply chain activities. These highly in-demand courses cover the tools and techniques needed for supply chain practitioners to succeed in this complex industry. Courses are offered through a combination of 13-week evening courses and two or three day workshops.
This program is a blend of technical and hands-on coursework. Courses cover essential areas such as procurement, logistics, transportation and operations. You will also come away with important skills such as negotiation, contract management, marketing, accounting and more.
This training is delivered through Continuing Education as evening courses and weekend seminars. There are no prerequisites and you can complete the program in less than one year. You choose the courses in the order that works best for your situation and goals. All we require is that you complete all certification courses and meet the current graduation requirements within a five-year period.
This program is appropriate for:
- Junior buyers, purchasing assistants, production planners, warehouse clerks, material handlers, logistics administrators, inventory coordinators as well as associates, analysts and specialists.
- Individuals who work outside of the supply management field but have some procurement, logistics, transportation or operations responsibilities.
- Those with supervisory or management responsibility seeking basic knowledge of their direct reports supply management functional areas.
- Anyone who influences an organization’s procurement decisions
Credentials and Accreditation
The Supply Management Training (SMT) program does not provide a SAIT credential. Your diploma will be issued by Supply Chain Canada (SCC).
After completing the Supply Management Training (SMT) program at SAIT, students may be interested in pursuing the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation through SCC. Students who complete the following courses at SAIT as part of the SMT diploma program will receive exemptions from these following courses in the SCMP designation program.
For further information on the SCMP designation program, please contact Supply Chain Canada (SCC) directly.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year(s)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education Only
- Distance Learning
There are no requirements for admission. However, registration for all non-credit courses and certificate programs require a student account.
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- Go to the student login page
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- Make your payment to complete the registration
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**If you are working toward a certificate, you must apply from the certificate program page. Your student record will be updated making it easier to monitor your progress, check your graduation requirements or transfer credits in the future. At the time of certificate completion, we will automatically audit your courses to ensure all requirements have been met.
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Updated July 29, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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