Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Integrated Supply Networks (15 credits)

Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship     Degree: GC-ISN

Program Requirements

The 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Integrated Supply Networks program focuses on the specialized, strategic-level competencies of the highly volatile supply networks space in which automation and AI-based solutions are now integrated into supply chain logistics and processes. The program includes key topics on: the evolution of the digital supply network landscape; design considerations for ensuring that supply networks are environmentally sound, socially responsible, and well governed; dynamic modelling; sustainable management of materials; and strategies for managing clients and services in an online setting.

Co-Requisite Course (3 credits)

  • CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Adaptive & Integrated Learning (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Management Science (CCE) : Basic mathematics needed for business applications, including graphs of functions, series summation, mathematics of finance, annuity, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return, permutations, combinations, maxima and minima of functions with business applications in optimization, introductory statistics and probability

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CMSC 000

    • Note: "Mathematics for Management" must be completed in the first semester of the Diploma in Management program.

* or the Exemption by Examination Test

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • CSNM 615 Integrated Production and Operations Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Examination of the requirements for the use of products and services, procedures, and practices in logistics and supply network management. Focus on performance measures, optimization models, and simulation techniques. Technical review of dynamic modeling in network transportation systems, optimization of schedules, fleet assignment, routing, ordering, and irregular operations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken CMS2 515.

  • CSNM 635 ESG in Integrated Supply Networks (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks for enabling companies to ensure that supply networks are environmentally sound, socially responsible, and well-governed. Topics include design of socially responsible supply networks, governance best practices, and sustainable sourcing.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CSNM 650 Integrated Supply Networks Field Project. (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Integration and application of concepts and practices covered in the program through team-based industry-driven projects.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Complementary Courses

6 credits from:

  • CSNM 605 Dynamic Supply Networks Transformation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Evolution of the digital supply management landscape and the design and development of appropriate value benefits. Analysis of digital supply management transformation and drivers, including the impact of artificial intelligence, the metaverse, robotics, and climate change on the supply network.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CSNM 610 Principles of Dynamic Supply Networks (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Examination of the underlying principles of supply networks and the associated performance measures. An introduction to best practices in the design of dynamic supply networks, and an overview of current trends in supply networks technologies.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CSNM 630 Global Supply Management and International Logistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : In-depth analysis of the sourcing and distribution practices of global business from an integrated supply network perspective. Topics include the sustainable management of materials, transportation and logistics strategies, and the development of transportation policies in alignment with production and marketing strategies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • CSNM 640 Six-Sigma and Supply Networks (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Examination of the Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, and Verify (DMADV) approach in transforming supply networks. Competencies such as digital dexterity and systems technology literacy that address advanced optimization and other analytical and automation solutions needed to design and operate resilient supply networks. Examining best practices in building the relationship between Lean and Six Sigma.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken CMS2 540.

  • CSNM 690 Special Topics in Supply Networks (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management & Entrepreneurship (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    CSNM : Selected topics in supply network management.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • 1. Topics vary from year to year.

Or another 600-level course approved by the program adviser or academic unit.

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