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Sheridan Business Analysis and Process Management graduates granted advanced standing towards supply chain designation

Feb 3, 2022

Sheridan’s Pilon School of Business (PSB) has once again partnered with Supply Chain Canada to provide students with a more efficient path towards earning one of the supply chain industry’s most sought-after professional designations.

Supply Chain Canada logoGraduates of Sheridan’s Business Analysis and Process Management one-year postgraduate certificate program will be granted with advanced standing towards the Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) Designation, a credential that can increase their employability, earning power and advancement opportunities. PSB and Supply Chain Canada announced a similar partnership last fall for graduates of Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) — Supply Chain Management degree program

“I am extremely proud that our Business Analysis and Process Management postgraduate certificate program meets the stringent standards to partner with Supply Chain Canada,” says Keith Barnwell, Associate Dean of Pilon School of Business. “This agreement will provide graduates of our program with a unique value-added proposition that will help them secure a competitive advantage with employers.”

Sheridan’s Business Analysis and Process Management graduate certificate program teaches in-demand skills to help employers improve operational efficiency. Accredited by the International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA), the program focuses on manufacturing, supply chain, financial services and health care industries in both the public and private sectors. Students apply their skills through practical case studies in a structured learning environment, an industry project that addresses a real business problem for a client company, and an optional co-op work term.

Supply Chain Canada is the voice of Canada’s supply chain, representing and serving more than 7,500 professionals across the country as well as the wider supply chain community. Its SCMP™ Designation program includes eight modules on strategic supply chain management knowledge, six interactive workshops on high-level business skills, evaluation, a leadership residency, a final examination, and monitoring of learning outcomes. According to the 2021 Canadian Supply Chain Salary Report, those who had their SCMP™ Designation earned 22% more than those who did not have any certifications.

“Providing pathways into Canada’s most sought-after supply chain designation has become a must-have as students and career professionals seek out the most advantageous programs to help them stand out in the competitive search for supply chain talent,” says Pat Campbell, Supply Chain Canada’s Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives. “Our agreements with Sheridan provide their students with this advantage.”

About Sheridan

Founded in 1967, Sheridan is one of Ontario's leading postsecondary institutions, educating approximately 43,000 full- and part-time students every year from campuses in Brampton, Mississauga and Oakville. An award-winning institution, Sheridan attracts students from across Canada and more than 110 countries. As a trailblazer in unique arts, technology and health care programs, Sheridan has always been on the leading edge of innovation ensuring students learn job-ready, practical skills and develop the confidence, empathy and problem-solving savvy that allows them to push boundaries in an ever-changing world. 

About Supply Chain Canada

Supply Chain Canada™ is the voice of Canada’s supply chain, representing and serving more than 7,500 professionals across the country, as well as the wider supply chain community. It is a federation, with a national secretariat and 10 provincial/territorial Institutes. Its mission is to “provide leadership to the Canadian supply chain community, provide value to all members, and advance the profession.” Through its education, advocacy and resource-development initiatives, the association endeavours to advance its vision, to see that “Canadian supply chain professionals and organizations are recognized for leading innovation, global competitiveness and driving economic growth.” The association’s Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) Designation is Canada’s most-sought-after professional designation for those entering the field and advancing as leaders in supply chain.

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