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Diploma In Procurement And Supply Chain Management


Offered by SCMAO, The Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is geared to skilled professionals at the intermediate level. It is accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council through its National Accreditation Program (NAP).

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Who Does This Benefit?

The Program will be of interest to anyone seeking a career in supply management. If you have a year of supply chain experience and want to pursue a career in supply chain, this is the program for you.
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Anyone who handles procurement

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Buyers, procurement, purchasing managers

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Junior buyers looking for next step in their supply chain careers

Why Take the Program

Build on the foundational knowledge already obtained through practical experience.


Obtain professional recognition for the experience and knowledge you possess.


Continue to build your professional abilities and take the next step in your career.

General Knowledge:

Stay current on best practices and new developments in the field.

Program at a glance

Business Management Courses
(13-Week Courses)
  • Purchasing Process and Practice
  • Legal Issues and Ethics in Supply Chain (formerly Supply Management Business Administration)
  • Evaluating Supply Management Costing Data

Program Completion Evaluation
  • A choice of an applied research paper or final exam with multiple choice and short answer questions.
Supply Chain Seminars
(7 Seminars)
  • Negotiation Strategies for Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Financial Scope of Supply Chain Management
  • Competitive Bidding and the Tendering Process
  • Transportation Services
  • Plus, 2 of 4 Elective Seminars
  • Risk Management
  • Contract Management Strategies for Success
  • Information Technology Procurement and Related Contracting
  • Project Management for Supply Chain Professional


Admission requirements

1 year of work experience.

Diploma Program

2022-2023 Calendar

Legal Issues and Ethics in Supply Chain

September 7 - December 7, 2022

Transportation Services

October 20 & 21, 2022

Negotiation Strategies for Supply Chain Management

November 24 & 25, 2022

Purchasing Process and Practice

Janaury 25 - April 26, 2023

Inventory Management

February 9 & 10, 2023

Evaluating Supply Management Costing Data

March 21 - June 20, 2023

Competitive Bidding and the Tendering Process

April 20 & 21, 2023