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PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS TLOGP-CT Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Overview

  • Full-time| Part-time
  • Certificate program, consisting of 16 courses to be completed within four years.
  • The part-time program does not meet the requirements for an international study permit. See the link above for information on our full-time program. 
  • Classroom and online delivery - see Course Dates and Fees 
  • Includes work-integrated learning (Applied Capstone Project) in the final course study.

Description 
Develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed as a transportation and logistics industry manager. This program will prepare you for a management career by studying logistics processes, transportation systems, business communications, economic influences on logistics, transportation law, integrated logistics, and project management.? 

Red River College Polytechnic offers this program in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT).

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following: Grade 12 English and Grade 12 Math.


Special Admission Requirements

If you are 19 years of age or older on or before September 30 in your year of registration, have been out of high school for a minimum of one year, and do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the special admission requirements.

Successful completion of The courses listed in the Regular Admission Requirements or RRC Polytech’s Introduction to Business program.

Who Should Enrol?

Individuals seeking entrance or advancement opportunities in supply chain, transportation, and logistics.

 
This program is aimed at providing addition competencies required to transition from entry level positions into supervisory and coordinator positions within the supply chain management, transportation, and logistics markets.

Program Outline

You must complete sixteen courses, including a work-integrated learning applied capstone project, to receive a certificate. Please review the prerequisite for each class to ensure you are eligible to register. 


First courses of study: 

  • Transportation System* 

  • Logistics Processes*

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management

  • Communication Strategies

  • Project Management Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Computers 

  • Economic Influences on Logistics*


Second courses of study: 

  • Communication for the Workplace

  • Transportation Law*

  • Success & Professionalism

  • Business Mathematics

  • Project Management Plan and Estimate


Third course of study: 

  • Communication for Business

  • Project Management Risk

  • Integrated Logistics*


Final course of study: 

  • Applied Capstone Project 


Legend: 

  • *CITT accredited course(s) 

Courses and Descriptions

(Click the course name to view the description of the course)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
BUSA-1018Transportation Systems (Distribution 1)
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Transportation Systems provides the learner with comprehensive knowledge of the background and current technical information for all the modes of transportation as well as intermodalism.  Students will be able to compare the five modes of transportation and identify their strengths and weaknesses.  In addition to the transportation modes, students will also gain a foundational understanding of the elements within the distribution chain, specifically warehousing, materials handling, and unitization devices.  In addition, the course will introduce the learner to the intermediate agencies (including freight forwarding and transportation brokers) as they relate to the field of transportation.

BUSA-1087Economic Influences on Logistics (CITT)
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Economic Influences on Logistics help learners relate economic forces to costing, pricing and operating logistics operations within a business enterprise. Learners will gain a deeper understanding of macroeconomic trends, government intervention, and how to capitalize on microeconomic levers. And they’ll know how to use that knowledge to make seemingly uncontrollable influences on supply chain profitability much more predictable—and survivable.

Economic Influences on Logistics is recommended for buyers or suppliers of transportation services or anyone involved in pricing decisions, supply planning, demand or supply-chain capacity management.

Prerequisites: Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes

Recommended: Introductory Economics or equivalent

Prerequisites:
BUSA-1154Success and Professionalism
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This 40-hours course develops your knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful in the workplace. It begins by outlining practical business issues and assessing essential professional skills and strategies. Topics that build success include both interpersonal and business communication, teamwork and collaboration, employee rights and respectful workplaces, customer/client service, work standards, presentation skills, project management, planning, organizing and time management, negotiating skills, influencing and managing up.

BUSA-2004Logistics Processes (Distribution 2)
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Become familiar with contracts and bills of lading, marine cargo insurance, warehousing, Canada Customs and dangerous goods transportation. Learn about damage prevention and claims, materials handling, unitization fees, physical distribution and computer applications to transportation.

Prerequisites:
BUSA-3004Integrated Logistics (CITT)
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Integrated Logistics is a comprehensive, senior-level course that explores how integration is crucial to sound logistics operations within successful and sustainable organizations. It helps learners create efficient, silo-free logistics systems and decision-making environments, integrating all activities involved in the cost-effective and uninterrupted movement of materials and information from their source to the point of consumption.

Leveraging all of CITT’s other technical courses, this practical, systems-oriented course is valued by transportation professionals, practicing or aspiring logistics and supply chain managers and other professionals involved in the procurement, flow or management of goods.

Prerequisites: Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes

Note: We recommend that learners take Integrated Logistics as their final course in the CCLP program of study. Taking this course last helps to integrate all technical concepts.

Prerequisites:
COMM-1173Communication StrategiesRPL
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Everyone communicates, but are they doing it well? Communicative competence takes practice and self-awareness. By developing their communication skills, the student will improve their interpersonal ability, intercultural competence, and digital fluency to prepare the student for success in the workplace. In Communication Strategies, the student will learn through discovery and project-based activities to practice approaching situations critically and collaboratively. The strategies the student will gain in this course will be useful throughout their program and in their chosen industry.

COMM-2172Communication for the WorkplaceRPL
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This course reinforces the communication strategies practiced in COMM-1173 to provide students with the communication skills needed to apply for, stay in, and progress in the world of work. Students will further develop their interpersonal skills and digital fluency by seeking college, industry and community supports. Additionally, they will apply speaking, writing, and collaboration strategies to getting the job, adjusting to the job, and developing long-term career goals. Communication for the Workplace is a creative and active learning opportunity to set students apart in today’s competitive job market.

Prerequisites:
COMM-2174Communication for Business
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Do you trust your own judgement? Can you make decisions confidently, give feedback constructively, and handle disagreements professionally? Your ability to successfully work in the business sector requires strong communicative competence.

In this Communication for Business course, the student will continue to develop their communicative competence by collaborating with their peers to manage and present information in oral and written form, demonstrate active listening, and practice negotiation/persuasion strategies in a business context (marketing, sales, and customer service).

Prerequisites:
COMP-1313Introduction to ComputersRPL
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In this course, students will be introduced to software in the Microsoft 365 productivity platform. Students will explore the fundamentals of editing and formatting text in a variety of documents in Word and the essentials of working with data in Excel spreadsheets. Then, students will learn how to work collaboratively using sharing platforms and create slide decks with a presentation program. By the end of this course, students will be prepared to further their skills using specific Microsoft applications.

DIST-1010Introduction to Supply Chain Management
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In this course, you will gain learn about all aspects of the supply chain including the variety of roles within the supply chain, the modes of transport and the equipment types associated with those modes, and service requirements that have to be considered when working within the supply chain. In addition, you will learn the industry specific-terminology, discuss a variety of policies and procedures, and learn to interpret a variety of documents including, but not limited to, bills of lading.

MATH-1078Business Mathematics
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This foundational course demonstrates the importance of mathematics in today’s business environment. Through a modular design, the student will explore the terminology, characteristics, and calculations of business measures as they relate to general business skills, accounting, human resource management, logistics, marketing, and financial services

PROJ-1002Project Management Plan and EstimateRPL
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You will develop a working competency in planning projects, scope management, resource management, cost and duration estimating, activity sequencing, and scheduling. Learn to apply the generally recognized tools and techniques in planning, estimating and scheduling projects and focus those projects on an organization's business.

Prerequisites:
PROJ-1030Project Management FundamentalsRPL
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Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building.

PROJ-1196Project Management Risk
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In this course you will develop working level competencies to manage risks that may negatively or positively affect your project. Develop skills in identifying risks, qualifying and quantifying risks, risk response planning and risk response control. The course will examine both the psychological and mathematical elements of risk.

Prerequisites:
TRAN-1177Transportation Law (CITT)
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Transportation Law focuses on sector-relevant legislation, regulations and contract law to limit personal and corporate exposure. It provides precedent-rich insight into how legal and commercial accountabilities are judged in the transportation sector. This helps learners develop a deep understanding of how sector-specific Canadian legislation is applied and how commercial contracts and claims work across all modes of transportation. With a new ability to decipher the evolving case law that impacts the import, export and domestic transportation of goods, learners will be able to operate in compliance with laws, understand their obligations, exercise due diligence and know when to seek legal counsel.

Transportation Law is a must-have course for anyone who has any accountability for compliance or is involved in the development, execution or fulfillment of contracts.

Prerequisites: Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes

Recommended: Business Law or equivalent

Prerequisites:
TRAN-3005Applied Capstone Project
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This work-integrated capstone project will integrate the concepts and skills learned through coursework in a professional setting via an applied project and consultation with logistics and supply chain organizations. 

Prerequisites:

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.


Click the "More Info" link beside the course's name to view the description of the course.

Course Dates and Fees

2024 Summer Term - Distance Education
TRAN-3005 Applied Capstone Projectmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 24 - Nov 15, 24B. Salter259086$1,379
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 24 - Nov 15, 24
Delivery
Instructor
B. Salter
Section
259086
Cost
$1,379
COMP-1313 Introduction to Computersmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24K. Mann256563$589
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
K. Mann
Section
256563
Cost
$589
PROJ-1030 Project Management Fundamentalsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24S. Hinkson256211$669
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
256211
Cost
$669
BUSA-1154 Success and Professionalismmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24W. Algera254693$495
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 01, 24 - Oct 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
W. Algera
Section
254693
Cost
$495

2024 Fall Term - Continuing Education
COMM-1173 Communication Strategiesmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24M1:00PM - 4:00PMTBA260260$845
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24F9:00AM - 12:00PMTBA260261$845
Location: Online
Dates
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24
Class days
M
1:00PM - 4:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
260260
Cost
$845
Dates
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24
Class days
F
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
260261
Cost
$845
COMM-2172 Communication for the Workplacemore info
Location: Roblin Centre (Prev. PSC)
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24Th12:00PM - 3:00PMTBA260262$845
Location: Roblin Centre (Prev. PSC)
Dates
Aug 26, 24 - Dec 06, 24
Class days
Th
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
260262
Cost
$845
BUSA-1018 Transportation Systems (Distribution 1)more info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 17, 24 - Nov 12, 24Tu6:00PM - 10:00PMD. Connolly258553$939
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 17, 24 - Nov 12, 24
Class days
Tu
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
D. Connolly
Section
258553
Cost
$939

2024 Fall Term - Distance Education
COMP-1313 Introduction to Computersmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24TBA259775$605
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24TBA259776$605
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25TBA259777$605
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25TBA259778$605
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
259775
Cost
$605
Dates
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
259776
Cost
$605
Dates
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
259777
Cost
$605
Dates
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
259778
Cost
$605
PROJ-1030 Project Management Fundamentalsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24S. Hinkson259546$685
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24S. Hinkson259547$685
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25S. Hinkson259548$685
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25S. Hinkson259549$685
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
259546
Cost
$685
Dates
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
259547
Cost
$685
Dates
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
259548
Cost
$685
Dates
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25
Delivery
Instructor
S. Hinkson
Section
259549
Cost
$685
PROJ-1002 Project Management Plan and Estimatemore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 09, 24 - Dec 01, 24D. Klaas259550$685
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 09, 24 - Dec 01, 24
Delivery
Instructor
D. Klaas
Section
259550
Cost
$685
PROJ-1196 Project Management Riskmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 09, 24 - Dec 01, 24D. Klaas259543$685
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 09, 24 - Dec 01, 24
Delivery
Instructor
D. Klaas
Section
259543
Cost
$685
BUSA-1154 Success and Professionalismmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24W. Algera258687$509
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24W. Algera258688$509
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25W. Algera258689$509
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25W. Algera258690$509
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 01, 24 - Nov 30, 24
Delivery
Instructor
W. Algera
Section
258687
Cost
$509
Dates
Oct 01, 24 - Dec 31, 24
Delivery
Instructor
W. Algera
Section
258688
Cost
$509
Dates
Nov 01, 24 - Jan 31, 25
Delivery
Instructor
W. Algera
Section
258689
Cost
$509
Dates
Dec 01, 24 - Feb 28, 25
Delivery
Instructor
W. Algera
Section
258690
Cost
$509

Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at a minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high-speed internet connection

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 Mbps for download, 3 Mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection simultaneously as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to  https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/  for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this certificate program, students will be able to:
  • Explain the supply chains and how they interact and integrate with various industries of an economy.
  • Demonstrate strategic communication skills in the workplace and the business environment in both written and oral modes.
  • Apply macro and microeconomics to the day-to-day operational decisions in supply chains.
  • Describe the supply chain system the organization, people activities, information and resources and their relationship to the product or service and the consumer.
  • Analyze management challenges in transportation and logistics processes to make business decisions.
  • Use data analysis techniques to aid decision-making in finding efficiencies in transportation and logistics.
  • Apply the project management approach to managing the operations in a logistics business.
  • Discuss the importance of integration of all business functions in an efficient logistics organization.
  • Develop a working level of competency with legislation, regulations, and contract law that directly corresponds to the supply chain industry.
  • Define risk in logistics and how it can be identified in different settings and managed through research, analysis, planning, forecasting, estimating, etc.
  • Integrate and apply concepts and skills learned through coursework in a professional setting of a logistics organization.

Recent Changes


Effective April 29, 2024: MATH-1078 Business Mathematics has replaced ACCT-1071 Accounting Fundamentals.  

Effective January 2, 2024: COMP-1313 Introduction to Computers replaced COMP-1975 Business Computing 



Transfer Credit Opportunities

For more information about CITT visit their website at www.citt.ca or call 416-363-5696.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Partnerships

This program is accredited by the Canadian Insitute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT) for credits towards eligibility for the CITT - Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation.

Students who have completed the program qualify for the CCLP designation. For information about accreditation, contact CITT.

Graduation Requirements

You must complete your part-time program within four years from the start of the first course in the program unless otherwise stated in the program outline.

A program GPA of 2.0 (60%) is required to graduate.

You will not be granted more than 75% of your credit requirements for graduation through the transfer of credit.

When you have successfully completed all the required courses in this program, be sure to apply for your certificate. For complete details on applying to graduate and convocation, see rrc.ca/convocation.

Questions about graduation? Please call 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073 for assistance.

Graduation with Honours
If you obtain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or better for the program, you will graduate with honours. If you fail any course in the program, you will not be eligible for this honours designation.

Employment Potential

Potential Employment Opportunities

  • Logistics Supervisor
  • Logistics Team Lead
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Logistics Manager
  • Transport Logistician
  • Buyer/Category Manager
  • Procurement Officer
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Supervisor
  • Supply Chain Team Lead
  • Sales and Operations Manager
For information about related programs and services, visit Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), formerly Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)

For information about the labour market and earning potential, please visit Job Bank
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