Supply chain management deals with the logistics of the flow of goods and services from suppliers to consumers. As a high in-demand industry, supply chain management positions can vary from stocking shelves and ensuring correct inventory to warehouse operations and transportation of goods to required locations.
In Reeves College’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, you will learn a variety of skills including supply and demand estimation and forecasting, inventory control, financial planning and operations, negotiation techniques, and much more.
Take hands-on supply chain logistics courses in procurement, demand planning, contract management, transportation and freight forwarding, and more.
Before graduating from the program, you will complete a 16-week practicum placement in a real-world supply chain setting.
All courses in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management diploma program have been designed to meet the requirements and standards set by the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA).
This program has been approved for advanced standing towards attaining the Supply ChainManagement Professional (SCMPTM) designation.
Reeves College grad shares his experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program and how it led to his new career.
This course offers an overview of the Windows operating system. You will learn the features and tools available in the current Windows operating system and desktop. The course will cover the configuration of the objects and components of Windows and how to use them, file management and the customization of the desktop. You will also explore how Windows works with networks, printers, and hard disks.
This course introduces the students to word processing with Microsoft Word. Relying heavily on a hands-on practical training approach, students learn by doing skills based simulations, training and assessments. Learners will focus on the core features of Microsoft Word such as proper document formatting, organization and editing using the tools and features of the ribbon. The course will then continue with more advanced topics such as working with tables, lists, objects, templates footnotes and endnotes and mail merges. Students will explore the collaboration features that allow users to share and collaborate on documents through the use of track changes, sharing and reviewing.
This course is an introduction to spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel. Relying very heavily on a hands-on practical training approach, you will learn by doing through skills based simulations, training, and assessments. The course starts with an overview of spreadsheets and how to use the common features and functions of Microsoft Excel. It will then focus on the core features of Microsoft Excel where you will learn how to enter and format data and use the various functions and formulas to manage and manipulate the data. The course will then continue with more advanced topics such as performing quantitative analysis with logical, lookup, and various mathematical and financial functions. Depicting data visually is an important feature of Excel. You will also learn how to work with charts in Excel to produce a variety of different charts based on data housed in a spreadsheet. Finally, you will learn to handle large volumes of data with Datasets and tables.
This course presents the MS Outlook application interface, tools, and features. You will learn about the fundamentals of an e-mail application, scheduling, calendars, contact lists, creating, forwarding and managing messages. This course relies heavily upon hands-on practical activities that allow you to learn concepts by practicing them on a regular basis.
The workplace of the twenty-first century demands excellent communication skills. The focus of this course is on learning writing techniques that ensure effective business communication. Following the completion of this course, students will be able to achieve effective writing styles, apply skillful writing techniques used in business communications in today’s workplace. This includes communicating in teams using listening, nonverbal and meeting skills; planning, writing and reviewing various types of business messages; communicating effectively using memos, email, letters and instant messages; creating business reports and proposals; plan, writing and delivering oral presentations.
Business Essentials provides an overview of business management today, including forms of ownership and the ways managers carry out their basic management functions in a skillful and inventive way. You will learn setting up business in Canada, history of business in Canada, types of business organizations, managing the business enterprise, setting business goals, formulating strategy, management process, planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, types and areas of managers, management skills, motivating and leading employees, job satisfaction, motivation, data communication networks, transaction processing systems, and management information systems.
This course provides an introduction to the types of Information Systems used by Supply Chain professionals in the course of daily business. The course examines the types of systems used for planning and execution functions in Supply Chain, including Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, and Best-In-Breed Logistics Systems for Transportation, Warehouse and Customer Relationship Management.
Negotiations and Supplier Management are an integral part of conducting business globally. It is essential to understand the negotiation process, how to become an effective negotiator and the roles within a negotiation. Course will cover - Styles of Negotiations, Sources of Power, Use of Emotion and Logic.
This course will provide an overview of what constitutes a project, some of the more useful tools, and a methodology for success. The focus will be on visioning, building a high performance team, communication and change management requirements.
This course teaches the understanding of manufacturing and service operations with a focus beyond manufacturing for capacity management, planning and scheduling, use of MRP.
This course will introduce purchasing as a business discipline with a focus on the total cost of ownership for products and services, and supplier relationship management. Topics include the purchasing cycle, centralized vs. decentralized purchasing, the preparation of documents for RFI and RFP processes, as well as the various costs involved in purchase decisions (acquisition, ownership, obsolescence, etc.). Students will develop an understanding of supply management and commodity strategy, supplier qualification, selection and management, and strategic cost management.
This course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the nature of contracts. Profitability of a joint business venture is based upon strategic partnerships with key suppliers to shorten lead times and reduce bottlenecks within the supply chain. Focus will be on what constitutes a contract, types of supplier relationships, and why partnerships fail
This course will provide a broad introduction to the basics of demand planning, forecasting and inventory management and will prepare you for a better understanding of the flow of information and materials in a supply chain.
This course will provide a broad introduction to the basics of materials management, manufacturing planning and control systems, inventory control, physical distribution and information flow among operational functions within the supply chain. It builds understanding of the tactical approach to inventory control that flows from the strategic approach in demand planning and inventory management.
This course offers an overview of administering importation and exportation of goods in Canada. Basic practices for successfully understanding key legislation and regulatory compliance, plus preparing various trade documents are covered.
This course provides an introduction to the purposes and types of packaging and equipment used to protect and convey goods through the Supply Chain. The course examines the basic uses, legal requirements, benefits and drawbacks of different options available to help students make better decisions to maximize asset protection and mobility while minimizing cost.
This course provides an introduction to warehousing and distribution management. Inventory is the heart of logistics and distribution planning can create additional value for customers, or excessive costs. The course examines the functions and purposes of warehousing and how to ensure it meets the requirements of the supply chain.
This course provides an overview of the value, methods and trade-offs of the transportation function within a supply chain. It then focuses on understanding the role of the freight forwarder, transportation geography, and how terms of trade are used between buyer and seller in a contract of sales of goods with a focus on international trade. This will include international payments, commercial documentation, cargo security, and dangerous goods, plus insurance.
This course provides an overview of a supply chain from raw materials to consumer purchase. The course examines the roles of members in the supply chain and ways to improve efficiency as well as how to identify and mitigate risk in the SC. The course will also help you understand how supply chain management has matured from a business cost centre to a strategic initiative.
This course builds on the skills learned in the Student Success Strategies course or its equivalent. It provides information on how to use the communication skills learned in order to make a successful presentation to a prospective employer. Students also learn how to uncover the hidden job market and identify employment opportunities. Self-assessment during this course allows students to identify their personal skills that are transferable to the workplace and to describe these skills to a prospective employer. Students may be videotaped during a mock interview and will participate in the analysis of their performance in the “interview”.
This 16-week module will prepare you for your transition to the workforce and will be completed in a supply chain environment. You will work under the supervision of experience personnel. During this process the host company will provide the college with a description of duties the student will perform on the job. At the end of the placement, the company will provide an evaluation on your work and you will provide the college with an evaluation on the placement.