Career and Professional Development

Program Details

Certificate in Supply Chain Management and Logistics (Program as of Winter 2020)


The program will provide students with a strong background in manufacturing supply chain environments and will lead them towards a Certified Production Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designation offered by the Association for Operations Management (APICS), provided that the students pass the APICS examination requirements for the corresponding designation; or the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation from Supply Chain Canada. Please note that students should contact the associations for detail of requirements: APICS (; Supply Chain Canada (

The program will also provide students with a strong background in companies’ supply chain, distribution and logistics functions and will lead them towards a Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT) designation provided that CITT’s other requirements are satisfied (

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2023 Spring/Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2024
CMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics Note that this is a 3-credit course as of the Fall 2021 term and is therefore subject to the fee rules. Please refer to the McGill SCS student tuition & fees on the McGill SCS website. FRI
10 REQUIRED Courses (30 credits):
CTPT 200 Introduction to Supply Chain Management MON
CTPT 201 Sourcing TUE
CTPT 202 Production and Inventory Planning and Control 1 Co-requisite: CMSC 000 WED
CTPT 206 Transportation Management and Economics WED
CTPT 208 Fundamentals of Logistics MON
CTPT 310 Production and Inventory Planning and Control 2 CMSC 000, CTPT 202 THU
CTPT 311 Supply Chain Risk Management CTPT 200 TUE
CTPT 410 International Trade and Logistics Co-requisite: CCLW 205 MON
CTPT 430 Fundamentals of Integrated Business Systems CTPT 200 and [(CTPT 201 and CTPT 202) or (CTPT 206 and CTPT 208)] WED
CCLW 205 Introduction to Business Law MON/WED