Bachelor of Commerce (e-Supply Chain Management) (Honours)

Algonquin College
4 years
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Algonquin College

About this program

Bachelor of Commerce (e-Supply Chain Management)

This four-year degree is a program committed to the development of capable, creative professionals ready to embark on action-oriented, multi-dimensional careers in private and public business. These organizations are placing ever-greater emphasis on the improvement and integration of their supply chains and business processes using current business analysis methods and enterprise application technologies. A primary focus of the program is to produce graduates who, through the development of sound research and analytical skills, can clearly articulate thoughts and ideas, and develop relevant, clear, well-organized, and concise written material and presentations.

This program includes three mandatory cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s). Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 1.9, will be required to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.

Admission requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Six Grade 12 University (U) or university/college (M) courses with a minimum 70% average including:
    • One Grade 12 U English course.
    • One Grade 12 U Mathematics course.
  • Please note that mature students must meet the following subject-specific Program Eligibility requirements, either directly or through equivalencies:
    • One Grade 12 U English course.
    • One Grade 12 U Mathematics course.
  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency. Domestic applicants with international transcripts must be evaluated through the International Credential Assessment Service of Canada (ICAS) or World Education Services (WES).
  • IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

Success Factors

This program is well-suited for students who: Are planners and enjoy putting their plans into action. Possess strong organizational,analytical and problem-solving skills. Show an interest in using computers and various technology applications. Are team-oriented, and like to work with others.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Level: 01

  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Communications and Academic Writing
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Marketing

Level: 02

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Management Information Systems
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Macroeconomics

Level: 03

  • Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Cooperative Education Readiness
  • Business Law
  • Business Analysis
  • Statistics

Level: 04

  • Purchasing Management
  • ERP Business Configuration
  • Business Finance
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Introduction to Research

Level: 05

  • Introduction to Database Management
  • Master Planning and Scheduling
  • Technology Integration Using SAP
  • Public Sector Procurement
  • Logistics

Level: 06

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Quality Management
  • ERP Integration I
  • Lean Principles
  • Advanced Business Statistics

Level: 07

  • ERP Integration II
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Architecture
  • Business Decision Models

Level: 08

  • Project Management
  • Escm Degree Project
  • Enterprise Architecture

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


For more information about tuition fees, please visit the college website. 


Bachelor; Co-op; Honours

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Apply manufacturing, service, and government sector operations processes and systems to streamline and optimize operations.
  2. Apply quantitative techniques to analyze supply chain data, in order to support strategic and operational decisions.
  3. Interpret an organization`s operational and financial performance metrics to identify supply chain strategic improvement opportunities.
  4. Analyze and utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and other software applications in an integrated business context in order to improve supply chain processes and data flows.
  5. Communicate clear and concise research and technical information in oral, written, digital and visual form appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.
  6. Negotiate, select, develop and control organizational plans and schedule,s to meet stakeholder requirements on time and on budget.
  7. Use an ethical decision-making framework to identify and address ethical dilemmas encountered in business contexts.
  8. Support business objectives by collaboratively leveraging the interdependency of functional business units, including marketing, accounting, operations and human resources, with supply chain management.
  9. Research and analyze primary and secondary statistical data to support business decisions.
  10. Identify and apply discipline-specific practices that contribute to the local and global community through social responsibility, economic commitment and environmental stewardship.

Career paths

Graduates have been successful in securing employment in any supply chain function or related technology and are creative developers and appliers of new technology and business processes. On the supply side, graduates may work in procurement, contract management and supplier relationship management. On the demand side, graduates may be employed in demand management, inventory planning, customer relationship management and distribution systems. Integral to an organization, graduates specialize in production and quality along with capacity/resource management. Related to the supply chain in general, graduates are business analysts, enterprise application consultants, project managers and logisticians.

eSCM professionals are responsible for creating and executing the plans of organizations and using business analysis to improve processes in all industry sectors. They work at the core of every business to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

All people and all organizations form part of a supply chain. As these chains become more tightly woven, often through the use of technology, graduates provide the leadership required by industry and society.

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Algonquin College

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1385 Woodroffe Avenue
K2G 1V8 Ottawa Ontario

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