Dynamic career options
You won't just be studying at a world class business school, you will also be studying in city that is a hub for transportation and logistics in Canada. When you graduate, you can pursue a career in:
- production scheduler
- inventory controller
- supply chain consultant
- supply chain analyst
- international logistics manager
- purchasing manager
- supply chain software manager
- transportation manager
- warehouse operations manager
- director of materials management
- vice president of SCM
The Supply Chain Management department is home to the University of Manitoba Transport Institute, a reputable institute that provides enthusiastic and ambitious students with opportunities to connect and interact with industry leaders
Meet other students from around the world by becoming a member of the various students’ groups available at Asper, such as University of Manitoba Supply Chain Organization.
The Asper School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, one of the highest standards of achievement for business schools worldwide. Only 5 per cent of business schools achieve this distinguished recognition.
World class professors
Students who study supply chain management and logistics at the University of Manitoba will be taught by excellent professors - many of which have won prestigious teaching awards. Our full-time professors are also active researchers, who have written textbooks, received national research grants, and had their articles published in top journals.
New to fall 2021, the Asper School of Business will be offering a Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics.
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Expected duration: 4 years
Supply chain management is an integrated management of the flow of products, services and information from suppliers, through operations to the final customer.
The Logistics and Supply Chain Management major examines issues such as:
- developing trust and long-term partnerships
- making trade-offs for the benefit of the entire supply chain
- meeting end-customer requirements
- determining the best combinations of transportation modes
- strategic outsourcing and procurement
Choosing a major
In the Asper Bachelor of Commerce program, students typically choose a major at the beginning of their third year. Each student must declare at least one major and present a minimum Degree Grade Point Average of 2.00.
It is important to make sure you are following the correct program requirements for your chosen major. The best way to do this is to email an Asper program advisor or call the Asper Help Line at 204-474-6388.
Sample course offerings
- SCM 2210: Transportation Principles (3 credit hours)
- SCM 3230: Global Supply Chains (3 credit hours)
- SCM 4250: Beyond Business: Advanced Issues in Supply Chain Management (3 credit hours)
- SCM 3360: Supply Chain Logistics (3 credit hours)
- SCM 2220: Selected Topics in Logistics and Transportation (3 credit hours)
For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar.
Before you graduate, you have a chance to explore different career paths, professions, industries, companies, majors and build a professional network to kick-start your career.
International exchange opportunities
Stand out to future employers with international study experience. Living abroad expands your horizons and demonstrates that you’re willing to take risks and solve problems under challenging circumstances.
To declare the Logistics and Supply Chain Management major, you first have to be accepted to the Bachelor of Commerce program. The following are minimum requirements for entry into the Asper Bachelor of Commerce program.
Direct entry applicants are those who have not attended a post-secondary institution or have completed fewer than 24 credit hours at a recognized university or college.
Advanced entry applicants are those who have completed one year (24 credit hours) or more of studies in another faculty at the University of Manitoba or another recognized post-secondary institution.
Asper also gives individual consideration to students who meet some requirements for admission but may not have academically competitive marks because of reasons beyond their control.
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Admission into the Asper Bachelor of Commerce program is academically competitive and within the discretion of the Asper School of Business.
How to apply
Domestic student application fee: $100
International student application fee: $120
Applications to the University of Manitoba are completed online. To begin your application, select the "Start or continue your application" button. The online application includes several parts, and you may be required to submit transcripts, proof of English Language proficiency, and other documents.
Admission and application inquiries
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Submit a question
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Asper School of Business - Undergraduate Program Office
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