PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS TRADP-CT Transportation and Logistics Management

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Overview

  • Certificate program
  • Available by classroom delivery; some courses available by distance delivery
  • Offered in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT)

Description
Develop the skills and knowledge to succeed as a manager in the transportation and logistics industry. You will study the following topics:

  • Logistics processes
  • Transportation systems
  • Business communications
  • Economics

Admission Requirements

Regular Admission Requirements

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

Mature 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 you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.

  1. Successful completion of:
  • RRC’s Introduction to Business program (This program is no longer offered by the College)

Program Outline

You must complete seven courses in Level 1 and 2 to earn a certificate.

Level 1: Logistics Fundamentals (mandatory courses, to be taken in order):

  • Transportation Systems (Distribution 1) - C
  • Logistics Processes (Distribution 2) - C

Level 2: Business Knowledge (choose five):

  • Basic Business Communications  - C 
    or
    Business Communication 1 - C/D
  •  Business and Financial Mathematics - C/D
  • Business Law - C/D
  • Microeconomics (previously Economics 1) - C/D
  • Macroeconomics (previously Economics 2) - C/D
  • Human Behaviour in Organizations - C/D 
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management - C
  • Inventory Control - D
  • Marketing - C/D
  • Safety, Security and Environment - C

Professional workshop (non-credit):

  • Logistics: Cargo Claims Prevention & Resolution (see Other Information)

Levels 3 and 4 coming to RRC Continuing Education.
Please contact the School of Continuing Education at 204.632.2077, contact by email at mbaylon@rrc.ca  for more information.


Legend:
  • C - Classroom Delivery
  • D - Distance Delivery
  • C/D - Classroom/Distance Delivery

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.
ADMN-3001Business Law
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Develop an understanding and appreciation of the legal rights and responsibilities attached to a wide range of activities necessary to conduct business and commerce. The goal is to familiarize students with many of the legal aspects and consequences relating to these endeavours. Also, to develop in the student the ability to analyze short legal case studies.

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-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:
COMM-1000Business Communication 1RPL
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This course will guide students through the techniques and processes involved in writing, speaking, and listening effectively for business. Students will be taught skills for networking, meetings, and working in teams. Students will apply a direct approach to create professional emails and letters. Students will learn strategies for competent information report writing. Students will be taught how to create and deliver a memorable oral presentation. The proper use of business writing rules, grammar, and etiquette will be emphasized throughout the course.

COMM-1023Basic Business CommunicationsRPL
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Develop the basic principles of business writing and discuss topics such as: standard business formats, the ability to write clear, readable letters and memos.  It also reviews correct grammar and usage and how to improve effectiveness as a speaker.

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.

DIST-1013Inventory Control
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A warehousing and distribution specialist has responsibility for a variety of inventory control functions within the supply chain. You will learn the processes and procedures related to inventory control, loss prevention, reverse logistics, and global security protocols. You will explain the procedures for securing products, the facility and vehicles.

DIST-1015Safety, Security and Environment
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A safe and secure work environment ensures the safety and security of people and products. You will learn to maintain data security, follow warehouse security plans and respond to emergency protocols while adhering to government regulations and workplace health, environment and safety protocols. You will also learn about the environmental initiatives and trends within the supply chain.

ECON-1022MicroeconomicsRPL
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The discipline of economics looks at how society produces and distributes goods and services to the marketplace. In Microeconomics, students explore the factors that influence buyers and sellers and learn how markets coordinate the decisions of individual buyers and sellers to determine market price. The concept of elasticity is used to determine how strongly people respond to changes in price or income. Finally, different market structures are identified, and production decisions are examined within a cost/revenue framework. Together with Macroeconomics, this course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts and tools of economics.

ECON-2000Macroeconomics
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The course is a study of macroeconomic principles vital to understanding how countries manage their economies. The course covers topics such as measuring economic performance and sources of economic growth. It studies the determinants of aggregate demand and supply and how changes impact on inflation and economic growth. Problems of economic instability and methods used in stabilizing the economy through government fiscal and monetary policies are presented. The course also examines international trade, the international balance of payments and exchange rates.

HUMR-1019Human Behaviour in OrganizationsRPL
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Address psychological principles and sociological concepts of human behaviour in formal and informal organized groups. Learn the main aspects of individual and group behaviour in purposeful group settings. Explore topics including group relationships, types of groups, task orientation, group structure, communication, leadership, group performance, psychological climate, human needs in organizations, status, and social roles.

MATH-1051Business and Financial MathematicsRPL
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This course introduces the key mathematics of business and finance. Business topics include payroll, taxes, indexes, currency exchange, and merchandising. Finance topics include simple and compound interest with business applications.

MRKT-1002Marketing
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The course is designed to provide students with a current and relevant strategic approach to the principles of marketing. Terms such as target markets, marketing mixes, and strategic planning will be uncovered through lectures, activities, cases, and assignments with a student-centered approach focusing on how to connect with the customer in today's digital and global world.

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit 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.


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

Course Dates and Fees

2020 Fall Term - Distance Education
COMM-1000 Business Communication 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21S. Olinyk-Schmidt208817$635
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
S. Olinyk-Schmidt
Section
208817
Cost
$635
MATH-1051 Business and Financial Mathematicsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21M. Elsayed207856$695
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Apr 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Elsayed
Section
207856
Cost
$695
HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizationsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Nov 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21T. Friesen204343$489
Dec 01, 20 - Mar 31, 21T. Friesen204344$489
Location: Online
Dates
Nov 01, 20 - Feb 28, 21
Delivery
Instructor
T. Friesen
Section
204343
Cost
$489
Dates
Dec 01, 20 - Mar 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
T. Friesen
Section
204344
Cost
$489

2021 Winter Term - Continuing Education
COMM-1023 Basic Business Communicationsmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 04, 21 - Mar 15, 21M6:00PM - 10:00PMS. Olinyk-Schmidt206041$509
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 04, 21 - Mar 15, 21
Class days
M
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
S. Olinyk-Schmidt
Section
206041
Cost
$509
DIST-1010 Introduction to Supply Chain Managementmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 16, 21Tu6:00PM - 10:00PMB. Salter206087$599
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 16, 21
Class days
Tu
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
B. Salter
Section
206087
Cost
$599
MRKT-1002 Marketingmore info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 18, 21Tu Th6:00PM - 10:00PMS. Olinyk-Schmidt206055$685
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 18, 21
Class days
Tu Th
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
S. Olinyk-Schmidt
Section
206055
Cost
$685
BUSA-1018 Transportation Systems (Distribution 1)more info
Location: Online
DatesClass DaysTimeDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 16, 21Tu6:00PM - 10:00PMD. Connolly208876$699
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 12, 21 - Mar 16, 21
Class days
Tu
6:00PM - 10:00PM
Delivery
Instructor
D. Connolly
Section
208876
Cost
$699

2021 Winter Term - Distance Education
COMM-1000 Business Communication 1more info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21M. Kitz206236$635
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Kitz
Section
206236
Cost
$635
ADMN-3001 Business Lawmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21A. Freig206239$635
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - Jul 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
A. Freig
Section
206239
Cost
$635
MATH-1051 Business and Financial Mathematicsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - May 06, 21M. Elsayed206235$695
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - May 06, 21
Delivery
Instructor
M. Elsayed
Section
206235
Cost
$695
HUMR-1019 Human Behaviour in Organizationsmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 06, 21 - May 05, 21TBA206954$489
Feb 01, 21 - May 31, 21TBA206955$489
Mar 01, 21 - Jun 30, 21TBA206956$489
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 06, 21 - May 05, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206954
Cost
$489
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206955
Cost
$489
Dates
Mar 01, 21 - Jun 30, 21
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
206956
Cost
$489
DIST-1013 Inventory Controlmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 04, 21 - May 27, 21B. Salter206628$609
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 04, 21 - May 27, 21
Delivery
Instructor
B. Salter
Section
206628
Cost
$609
DIST-1015 Safety, Security and Environmentmore info
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Feb 01, 21 - May 31, 21D. Gershman209024$609
Location: Online
Dates
Feb 01, 21 - May 31, 21
Delivery
Instructor
D. Gershman
Section
209024
Cost
$609

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 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 at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.
• Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/studentcomputing for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.


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

Recent Changes

As of January 2020 MATH-1039 Basic Business Mathematics plus MATH-1000 Financial Mathematics will no longer be offered. Students must take MATH-1051 Business and Financial Mathematics.

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.

Other Information

The courses Transportation Systems and Logistics Processes require you to write a major report. To improve your success in writing these reports, you may want to complete the Level 2 course, Basic Business Communications, before beginning these courses.

If you are interested in examining ways to prevent most losses involving cargo claims and to establish a process for resolution when a claim occurs, check our Personal/Professional Development section for the Logistics: Cargo Claims Prevention & Resolution Seminar (SEMR-9020). This four-hour seminar will help you to protect your company's future.

 

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

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 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 and forms, see Application to Graduate

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

For information on related programs and services, visit Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) at http://www.rhdcc-hrsdc.gc.ca.

Contact Information

For more information, contact:

School of Continuing Education
E113 - 2055 Notre Dame Ave
Winnipeg, MB   R3H 0J9
Phone: 204-694-1789 or 1-866-242-7073
Fax: 204-633-6489
Email: cde@rrc.ca

How to Register

For information on how to register for courses in this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/part-time/registration/

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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