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Career Shift Supply Chain Management

About the Program

• Learn how to adapt your transferable skills for a new career in supply chain management.
• Be directly connected to a network of industry mentors and employers.
• Earn a certificate from the Rotman School of Management.

Program Overview

• 24 - week Instructor-led live webinars
• Dedicated mentoring program & networking opportunities
Thursday evening and Saturday morning classes 
• Program fee $500. Financial support available through OBPAP.
• New cohort will commence Saturday, September 28th.

Supply chain management is often regarded as a more stable career choice in the face of recent change throughout the industrial landscape. This course is a bridging program, providing a clear pathway toward your next big career move and a peer-network primed to help you get there. Gain deeper insights into inventory management, logistics, and manufacturing – all taught through the lenses of effective communication and intelligent career management. 

Career Shift Supply Chain Management instructors comprise a selection of University of Toronto instructors and respected supply chain management consultants from across the Canadian business landscape.

Program Outcomes 


   An Extensive Peer Network of Support

 A New Mindset

Rotman School of Management Certification

It is impossible to overstate the value of the connections you’ll make. They will play roles in your career for years to come.

This learning is truly transformative. You’ll emerge with a newfound confidence, ready to effect change in your career path.


As one of Canada’s premier business schools, Rotman is a highly esteemed name in the corporate community.

 Participant Profile

• Internationally educated professionals

• Ready to transition to the next level or a new career altogether

• Looking to gain greater skills in supply chain management to ensure employability

• A growth mindset and a strong commitment to be open to feedback and taking action

Program Dates

Saturday, September 28th

24 - week online program. Sessions will be held on a part-time basis during evenings and weekends.

Program fee


*Financial support available through OBPAP

Eligibility Criteria 

• Resident of Ontario

• Internationally trained immigrant, maximum eight years in Canada

• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, convention refugee, CUAET holder, or refugee claimant eligible to work in Canada

• Currently underemployed or unemployed 

• Minimum 4-5 years’ work experience outside of Canada

• University degree from outside of Canada

• Level 7- 8 Canadian Language Benchmark

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Financial Assistance

Thanks to funding through the Ontario Bridging Participant Assistance Program (OBPAP), individuals pursuing Career Shift Supply Chain Management program at Rotman may be eligible for a program subsidy.


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Program Pillars

Career Shift Supply Chain Management is structured around four key pillars of learning.

Effective communication

• Learn the fundamentals of effective, inclusive language to apply daily with colleagues at all levels of your organization.

• Become empowered through language to build lasting relationships, craft presentations that resonate, and lead impactful team meetings.

• Start being seen as a qualified candidate in your new field of choice, even without direct or with limited work experience.

Intercultural Intelligence

• Be able to communicate your individual strengths while navigating the unspoken, unwritten rules of workplace culture.

• Cultivate behaviours that resonate universally across diverse teams while remaining true to the values that make you unique.

• Develop strategies to leverage your specific interaction style to help you connect with others and their interaction styles. 

Supply chain management

• Develop a very strong foundation in the fundamentals of inventory management, distribution, logistics, and manufacturing.

• Gain a deeper understanding of the practical essentials of this quickly-growing industry – and how to speak to them with ease. 

• Get valuable time with a supply chain authority to understand trends and outlooks toward the future of the industry.

Career Management

• Experience smaller, hands-on workshops in career coaching, resume writing, and preparing for informational interviews.

• Develop your unique pathway to success, leveraging the experiences and background that make you unique.

• Take part in interactive workshops designed to help you envision your career aspirations and keep accountable to them.

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Contact Us

For more information about the program contact 
Intercultural Skills Lab
Rotman School of Management

Program dates and schedule

Program Format

  • 24 week Instructor-led live webinars. Thursday evening and Saturday morning classes
  • Dedicated mentoring program, employer guest lectures, and online networking opportunities with peers
  • 8-10 hours per week of self-paced online study 


Fees and payment



*Financial support may be available

*OBPAP eligible


  • Tuition
  • All Program materials including assessments and tools
  • Completion certificate
  • Online networking opportunities


If the Program is employment-related training, Rotman must receive a letter from the employer confirming that the Program constitutes such training within the meaning of Canada Revenue Agency Interpretation Bulletin IT-470R.  Generally, the Bulletin states that where the training is taken for the benefit of the employer, there is no taxable benefit to the employee.

If the tuition fee is paid for by the employer, it is the employer’s responsibility to determine whether or not the fees paid on behalf of the individual is a taxable benefit and should be included on his/her T4 slip.


If an employer has not sanctioned that the Program is being taken for employment reasons, any discounts are taxable benefits to the individual participant and should be included on the individual’s tax return.

Technical requirements

Technical Requirements

This program will be delivered virtually over Zoom. This program requires:

  • A stable internet connection
  • The latest version of the Google Chrome internet browser
  • A Zoom account (sign up for free)
  • A web camera or computer/laptop that has a built in web camera, and the use of a microphone