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Supply Chain Canada, Yorkville University Announce Accreditation Agreement

New Westminster, BC, Nov. 12, 2019 – We are pleased to announce that Supply Chain Canada and Yorkville University have formalized an accreditation agreement that will provide advanced standing in Supply Chain Canada’s Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) Designation Program for graduates of Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration Supply Chain Management specialization program.

This agreement will provide an efficient pathway for Yorkville University graduates to pursue the SCMP designation – Canada’s principal and most sought-after professional designation for those entering the supply chain profession and advancing as leaders in supply chain.

Those graduates who achieve a grade of B or higher in Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration Supply Chain Management specialization program will receive advanced standing towards the following SCMP academic program components:

  • Module 1: Supply Chain Management
  • Module 2: Procurement and Supply Management
  • Module 3: Logistics and Transportation
  • Module 4: Operations and Process Management
  • Module 5: Knowledge Management
  • Interactive Workshop 1: Leadership and Professionalism
  • Interactive Workshop 3: Communication and Relational Skills


“Supply chains are evolving faster than ever before. Many companies are turning to Supply Chain Management Professionals (SCMPs) to give their companies a competitive advantage. This accreditation agreement will expedite the graduates of the Yorkville Bachelor of Business Administration in obtaining the SCMP designation and furthering their careers.”

– Barrie Lynch, Executive Director and COO of Supply Chain Canada, BC Institute.

“Our partnership with Supply Chain Canada is an extremely important strategic endeavour for our Supply Chain Specialization Program. This agreement does not just create a very smooth pathway for our students to obtain the SCMP, which is the single most recognized designation in Canada in the supply chain field, but it will also create endless opportunities for our students as they join such an incredible network of supply chain professionals.”

Eman Nasr, Associate Dean of Business, Yorkville University

“I am extremely pleased to have been able to sign this agreement with Supply Chain Canada, on behalf of Yorkville University and for all of our BBA-SCM students. It is a wonderful pathway for students and graduates looking to build careers in a growing and global profession.

“There is perhaps nothing more important than knowing you have a solid career path as you study your business program. Liaising with and becoming partners in a growing profession that develops the next generation of supply chain leaders and advocates on their behalf is something important to me. I have many fond memories in this field where I began my career as a young BCom graduate.”

Dr. Daren Hancott, Vice President Academic, Yorkville University, BC

For Supply Chain Canada:

Pat Campbell

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

416-977-7111, ext. 3202

[email protected]

For Yorkville University:

Director of Communications
[email protected]

About Supply Chain Canada:

Supply Chain Canada is the voice of Canada’s supply chain, representing and serving more than 7,000 professionals across the country, as well as the wider supply chain community. It is a federation, with a national secretariat and 10 provincial/territorial Institutes. Its mission is to “provide leadership to the Canadian supply chain community, provide value to all members, and advance the profession.” Through its education, advocacy and resource-development initiatives, the association endeavours to advance its vision, to see that “Canadian supply chain professionals and organizations are recognized for leading innovation, global competitiveness and driving economic growth.” The association’s Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation is Canada’s most-sought-after professional designation for those entering the field and advancing as leaders in supply chain.


About Yorkville University:

Yorkville University offers flexible, rigorous and career-focused degrees on campus and online to people of all paths in life in Canada. Founded in 2004, Yorkville University currently has more than 6,000 students across three campuses with degree programs that are designed to equip graduates with the professional knowledge, skills and designations that employers value.

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