Global Logistics Management

Professional Development Certificate and Courses Online

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Advance your Career in Supply Chain!

The Supply Chain Management Association Alberta (SCMA AB), in association with MacEwan University School of Continuing Education, offers this advanced, comprehensive series of courses to meet the emerging needs of the global supply chain industry.Through case-based, problem-solving activities, you will have the opportunity to apply high level, analytical reasoning to examine different solutions to purchasing and transportation logistics, advanced sourcing, and integrated business systems in different domestic and international settings to achieve a stronger presence in the global marketplace.

Complete all courses and Earn the certificate in as little as 10 months ONLINE

The Global Logistics Management Professional Development Certificate and Courses includes eight courses designed for supply chain professionals to build on their supply chain knowledge and experience, and enhance their ability to analyze international logistics systems and strategies in relation to organizational goals and relationships.

Delivery 

Courses are delivered Online at the scheduled time. Required textbook and information regarding access to the course will be emailed once your register for the course. 

Overview

 This certificate consists of eight courses and 126 instructional hours.

  1. International Trade and Logistics (14 hours)
  2. Transportation Management (14 hours)
  3. Advanced Supply Chain Management (21 hours)
  4. Logistics Infrastructure (14 hours)
  5. Advanced Global Sourcing (21 hours)
  6. Production and Inventory Control I (14 hours)
  7. Supply Chain Risk Management (14 hours)
  8. Warehousing and Materials Handling (14 hours)

 All completed courses will be eligible for 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points through SCMA AB and Continuing Education (CE) credit hours by MacEwan University. 

The courses can be taken individually. Complete all eight to receive your Global Logistics Management Certificate.

The courses are designed for professionals, with broad business knowledge and experience in Supply Chain Management, wishing to enhance their career growth, develop in-depth knowledge and specialized skills in Global Logistics.

To register for the courses, visit www.MacEwan.ca/GlobalLogistics

To know more about this certificate program, Contact 780-497-5207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

 1. International Trade and Logistics

This course is focused on the international trade environment, while preparing you to create robust international business strategies.

Key areas:

  • Obstacles and documentation required in international trade
  • Parties involved in import/export
  • Legislation and liability
  • Terms of trade
  • International cargo/cargo security
  • Commercial documentation

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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2. Transportation Management

Through this course, you will gain advanced understanding of the structure and regulations of the transportation industry along with the analysis of specific case examples.

Key areas:

  • Freight transportation from a carrier perspective
  • Costing and Pricing Techniques
  • Services that best fit your requirements
  • Systems of transportation management
  • Techniques of route planning and scheduling

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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3. Advanced Supply Chain Management

Through this course, you will explore the various functions that exist within supply chains from an overall organizational perspective. You will also have the opporunity to apply the advanced strategies on a simulated activity. 

Key areas:

  • Corporate Strategies and Relationships
    • Macro processes and drivers
    • Performance indicators
  • Site selection factors
  • Outsourcing
  • Downsizing
  • 3PL and 4PL service providers
  • Lean Manufacturing

Instructional hours: 21

Course fee: $895

CPD Credits: 10

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4. Logistics Infrastructure

This course will help you to assess the role logistics plays in the global marketplace and infrastructure required to support logistics activities and the flow of goods and information from a global perspective.

Key areas:

  • Traffic and transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Materials handling
  • Inventory concepts
  • Logistics Information Systems
  • Performance indicators
  • Customer service
  • Order processing
  • Impact of trade agreements
  • Regulatory requirements and legistation affecting international logistics

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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5. Advanced Global Sourcing

Focused on major components of Sourcing, this course will also take you through its implementation issues using case-based approach and various in-class activities.

Key areas:

  • In-house or outsource decisions
  • Supplier selection and evaluation processes
  • Contract management
  • Procurement processes
  • Investment and recovery strategies
  • Public Vs. Private supply chain processes
  • Global procurement

Instructional hours: 21

Course fee: $895

CPD Credits: 10

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6. Production and Inventory Control I

Through real-life examples, case studies and guest speakers, you will learn to examine the material flow processes by which products are created and delivered to customers

Key areas:

  • Demand management
  • Forecasting, CPFR and sales
  • Operations planning
  • Production Planning and Control (PPC)
  • Inventory management
  • Just-in-time approaches
  • Enterprise-level planning and control

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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7. Supply Chain Risk Management

Risk in Supply Chain is inevitable and therefore Risk Management. 

Key areas:

  • Identify, evaluate and plan for risk
  • Analyse the interrelationship between the various supply chain processes
  • Operational and financial hedging strategies to create resilient supply chains

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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8. Warehousing and Materials Handling

In this course, you will learn faster and cost-effective ways to fill orders by examining concept of a warehouse within a supply chain and the various types of equipment and IS/IT systems that are suitable for different types of warehousing environments.

Key areas:

  • Warehouse layout planning
  • Managing warehouse resources
  • Develop Warehouse Information Systems Plan
  • Implement loss-control program

Instructional hours: 14

Course fee: $795

CPD Credits: 10

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To register for all the courses, visit www.MacEwan.ca/GlobalLogistics

To know more about this certificate program, Contact 780-497-5207 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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