Program Description The Business Administration - Supply Chain and Operations Management program at Centennial College focuses on teaching you how to effectively and efficiently run a business. Employing hands-on learning in environments that are similar to actual business settings, the courses in this advanced diploma program cover: Purchasing and inventory management. Supply chain and logistics management. Operations planning. Direct supervision and quality assurance. Analysis of operations processes to identify productivity improvements. Application of business process re-engineering (BPR) techniques to simplify and streamline organizational processes. Planning and designing quality improvement programs. Applying team-approach principles to effectively analyze and recommend solutions to operations problems. You also acquire the expertise needed to maximize productivity in these and other areas (such as enterprise integration) while preparing for a career in any service or goods manufacturing industry. One of the most interactive aspects of this School of Business program involves learning to integrate manual and computer-based systems, like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, as they relate to supply chain management activities.