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Designed for students with degrees or diplomas in related programs, Advanced Manufacturing Management condenses a range of advanced production management skills into one year of intensive study. Plus, with the co-op portion of the program, you're gaining real-world experience and contacts while earning your certificate.
Flexibility for working professionals
We've scheduled our classes as efficiently as possible, keeping in mind that many of our Advanced Manufacturing Management students are already working professionals. The program uses a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, simulations, state-of-the-art software, group work and labs.
Great opportunity for newcomers
If you're an engineer who lives in Canada, or you're about to immigrate to Canada, Advanced Manufacturing Management is a great program to help you launch your career. Through projects that connect you directly to industry, you'll start real-world networking while finishing your program.
Today's manufacturing management career
Manufacturing has evolved to sophisticated IT-based processes — efficient, productive, integrated and controlled. Advanced manufacturing incorporates manufacturing plus the ability to quickly respond to customer needs through production and supply chain innovation. And manufacturers are increasingly focused on lean-sustainable practices leading to improved performance and reduced waste.
Outstanding career preparation
Sheridan's Advanced Manufacturing Management program is ideal for you if you're interested in advanced manufacturing, sustainable manufacturing, innovation, lean manufacturing, energy management, sustainable supply chain, and a variety of challenges faced by manufacturing and service organizations.
Working in a safe, controlled environment, you'll develop expertise in every aspect of manufacturing management, including:
- Advanced manufacturing
- Lean manufacturing
- Enterprise resource planning
- Resource planning
- Sustainable manufacturing
- Operations management
- Supply chain and resource planning
- Manufacturing processes and control
- Energy management
- Advanced programmable controls
- Plant layout
- Quality assurance
- Project management
- Siemens Plant simulation, SAP, Solid Work, Plant Work, Retscreen, Minitab 16, Microsoft Project, PLC
- ISO 9000, 14000 and 50000
In the second semester you'll solve a real industry problem, and have the responsibility to diagnose the problem, gather information, analyze it and recommend solutions to the managers and personnel of the organization. You'll also have the chance to apply for a four-month co-op work term at the end of your academic work (see Co-op Option for details). The combination of classroom work and on-the-job training will allow you to explore different careers, gain work experience and apply classroom learning to real industry situations.
You'll make use of facilities in the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT), one of the most sophisticated manufacturing management college facilities in North America. Fully equipped, CAMDT features a suite of laboratories in which Sheridan instructors create realistic simulations that reflect actual shop-floor conditions and manufacturing management situations.
As a graduate of this program, you'll have the opportunity to pursue the following external accreditations:
- International standard ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
- ASQ certification (Quality)
- ASHRAE level 1 (Energy)
- PMI (project management)
- Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems
Advanced Manufacturing Management courses are held at our Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.
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As a student in Advanced Manufacturing Management, you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want a preview? Take a virtual tour of our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design.
Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.
CODE TITLE CREDITS TECH53315 Manufacturing Processes 3 TECH54718 Operations Management 3 TECH59599 Manufacturing and Process Control Concepts 3 TECH55143 Project Management 3 TECH50199 Plant Layout 3 QUAL55143 Quality Management 3 HEAL53797 Health, Work, Safety and Society 3 Total: 21
CODE TITLE CREDITS MGMT50000 Leadership and Management of People 3 TECH54719 Sustainable Supply Chain Management 3 COMM57028 Management Communication Skills 3 ENGI59599 Energy Management 3 TECH58449 Advanced Management Concepts 3 ECON53921 Engineering Economics 3 TECH54178 Industry Project 6 COWT53816 Coop Seminar W 1-7 1 Total: 25 (24 without Co-op) Co-op Work Term (Co-op students only) 7
Courses subject to change.
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- Postsecondary diploma or degree in science or engineering* is required.
- At least one year of industrial experience and some basic exposure to a CAD system would be an asset.
*Applicants with postsecondary qualifications from another discipline require at least three years of industrial experience.
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience.
Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.
Applicants may be required to complete English testing to demonstrate proficiency.
Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES. A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other related programs.
English Language ProficiencyAll applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.
After completing this program, you'll be on the fast track to leadership careers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, alternative energies, power generation, food and beverage, medical instruments, tooling, automotive, plastics and pharmaceutical. Sheridan graduates help organizations grow and remain competitive.
Here are some sample job titles for this program:
- Design Manager
- Factory Supervisor
- Manufacturing/Production/Operations Manager/Supervisor
- Plant/General/Operations Manager
- Product Engineering Manager
- Project Manager
- Warehousing/Manufacturing Manager
Students in this program may apply to the co-op program during their first academic semester. Enrolment in the co-op program is limited through an additional co-op application process that takes place in the first semester. Students in the co-op program are eligible to complete a co-op work term during the 4-month term following the second semester. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship.
Co-operative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experiences within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.
Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the work term. The co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 co-op and internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.
Learn more about Co-operative Education and Internships at Sheridan.
- Make management level decisions within a manufacturing environment including operations management, supply chain management and lean manufacturing.
- Use effective human relations, leadership, interpersonal, and team skills in an organizational environment.
- Analyze planning, professional and engineering decisions within a manufacturing environment.
- Differentiate among general management decisions that are beyond strictly manufacturing, and includes skills to manage projects, energy, costs and budgets.
- Generate written, oral, and graphic communications, including the use of current technology, persuasively and accurately in a professional manner.
- Formulate the principles and practice of team-building in an interdisciplinary setting, and integrate negotiation and problem-solving skills.
- Support manufacturing decisions based upon data derived from leading edge information technology systems.
- Create a basic energy management plan in compliance with the ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard.
- Conform to applicable legislation, regulations and guidelines based upon an assessment of the environmental, legal and safety implications of manufacturing practice.
- Evaluate cost effectiveness of manufacturing products, processes and operations.
- Manage a sustainable supply chain using a variety of effective tools and techniques.
- Develop a strategy to minimize business rick and maximize new opportunities derived from improving processes and products.
- Recommend the technologies required to increase productivity and reduce waste in a manufacturing facility.
- Select manufacturing processes to create high quality products that respond to the customer and society with minimal environmental impact.
- Analyze the product life cycle and the product impact on the environment.
Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees shown here are for the 2020–2021 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.
Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.
Fees for Canadian students$6,970.73
Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.
Fees for International students$20,837.73
Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship
Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.
Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship
Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.
Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship
Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.
Ontario College Graduate CertificateCo-op
Full-time 1 year Program code: PAMFM
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