New program offers students a solid grounding in fast-growing professional field.
Continuing in our tradition of offering hands-on training programs for growing sectors of the economy, Vancouver Career College is excited to announce the launching of the Supply Chain Management diploma program.
The program offers training in operations and project management, purchasing and procurement, inventory management, logistics, transportation, and distribution, as well honing in on computer and general business skills.
Supply chain management professionals handle the logistics and flow of goods and services from suppliers to consumers. Put simply, it's all about delivering what customers want, when they want it.
You are well-suited to work in supply management if you thrive off the bigger picture. It can offer the chance to play a fundamental role in a company’s success.
You will also gain a thorough training in career and employment strategies to help prepare you for the job market upon graduation. The nature of the job, paired with the pace of technological innovation, means it’s a profession guaranteed to keep individuals challenged.
According to a new report by APICS, the professional association for supply chain management, satisfaction in the industry is high - especially among millennials.
“We see that more millennials who started their career in supply chain are moving around less, are highly satisfied with their jobs and see more opportunities for advancement in the field,” says APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi. “Our survey showed 81 per cent of respondents feel they can make a difference in the supply chain field, and 88 per cent think there are opportunities for advancement in the field.”
With 104,000 job postings projected between now and 2024, and professionals such as Purchasing Managers earning a median wage of $37.56/hr*, the supply chain management industry is an increasingly attractive option with solid earning potential.
There is a wealth of diverse options for graduates in the field too. Whether in the retail, grocery, electronic, tech or manufacturing industries, the Supply Chain Management program offers a bright career outlook.
Vancouver Career College is now accepting applications for the Supply Chain Management program. Take the first step toward your professional development and success today by filling out the Request Info form to your right. *jobbank.gc.ca