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Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Purchasing and Supply Management (BAO)
Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Purchasing and Supply Management (BAO)

Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Purchasing and Supply Management (BAO)

  • ID:SC010014
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$808.00
  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$808.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent,

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 U or M, or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

This three-year advanced diploma program provides you with the in-depth understanding of how the increasingly strategic nature of purchasing influences other major functional areas of an organization. The program will help you pursue careers in purchasing, supply chain management, inventory management or logistics.

You will also build a practical understanding of contemporary management theory and learn about tools that are essential to managing the supply base of an organization. Your learning will be enhanced through seminars, plant tours, case analysis and business simulations. Your learning will be further advanced by current and industry expert faculty members.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Supply chain

  • Purchasing 

  • Inventory control and management 

  • Leadership 

  • Decision-making

  • Ethics

  • Strategy formulation

  • Project management 

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

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Semester 1

  • BAM101, Introduction to Business Administration

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • MBF100* or MBF101*, Mathematics of Business and Finance or Mathematics of Business and Finance

  • PPS100, Professional Presentation Skills

  • SMS202, Business Computer Applications

Semester 2

  • ACC106, Accounting I

  • MAN200, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • MRK108, Introduction to Marketing

  • OBR250, Organizational Behaviour

  • SMS310, Data Analysis Tools for Business

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 3

  • CSS300, Customer Service Solutions

  • EAC594, Business Communication for the Digital Workplace

  • HRA701, Introduction to Human Resources Management

  • OPM400, Production and Operations Management - Manufacturing and Services

  • QNM223, Business Statistics

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 4

  • ACC212, Financial Analysis

  • BUS400, Business Economics

  • CAP500, Career Planning

  • CRM400, CRM & Selling

  • MAN400, Introduction to Project Management

  • MGS350, Management Studies: Canadian Business Law

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 5

  • IBM600, International Business Management

  • OPM500, Supply Chain Management

  • OPM520, Transportation

  • OPM600, Purchasing and Materials Management

  • OPM610, Production Scheduling and Inventory Management

Semester 6

  • ERP500, Enterprise Resource Planning

  • MGS521, Business Ethics and Values

  • MGS522, Negotiation Strategies for Business

  • OPM510, Total Quality Management

  • OPM620, Advanced Purchasing and Materials Management

  • * Students will be placed in the appropriate level of mathematics depending on their math skills assessment results. Students who are placed in MTH158: Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra) will be required to complete this course before taking MBF100.
    Note: The following courses will not fulfil a General Education requirement: ECN501, ECN502, ECN550.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Purchasing manager 

  • Supply chain lead

  • Inventory control specialist 

  • Procurement and supply chain associate  

  • Supply chain and logistics analyst 

  • Supply chain co-ordinator  

  • Supply chain analyst

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $808CAD

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