FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Supply Chain Canada and Eastern Academy Announce Accreditation Agreement

St John's, Newfoundland, October 30, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Newfoundland and Labrador Institute of Supply Chain Canada and Eastern Academy have formalized a post-secondary partnership agreement that will provide advanced standing in Supply Chain Canada's Supply Chain Management Professional™ (SCMP™) Designation Program for graduates of Eastern Academy's Supply Chain and Logistics diploma program.

This agreement will provide an efficient pathway for Eastern Academy graduates to pursue the SCMP designation.

Those graduates who achieved a minimum of 70 percent overall in the Eastern Academy Supply Chain and Logistics diploma program are exempted from the following modules and workshops of the SCMP Designation Program: 

  • Module 3: Logistics and Transportation
  • Module 4: Operations and Process Management
  • Interactive Workshop 2: Negotiation Skills
  • Interactive Workshop 3: Communication and Relational Skills
  • Interactive Workshop 6: Ethical Behaviour and Social Responsibility

"Eastern Academy is extremely proud to have been awarded this advanced academic standing by Supply Chain Canada," said Brian Galway, Curriculum Coordinator at the St. John’s Campus. "We feel that this agreement demonstrates industry recognition of the quality of education and training provided in our Supply Chain and Logistics program."

For Supply Chain Canada:

Alex Kane
President
Supply Chain Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Institute
1-888-799-0877, ext. 3126
info.nl@supplychaincanada.com

For Eastern Academy:

Deborah Guest
Campus Director
Eastern Academy, St. John's, NL
709-722-8580
deborah.guest@easternacademy.ca

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 Eastern Academy

Eastern Academy is a nationally recognized career college that has been training graduates from across Canada and abroad for over 30 years in the fields of healthcare, business, supply chain and information technology. It is the mission of Eastern Academy to help our students build amazing careers. We do this by empowering them to be their very best, delivering superior training and encouraging our team to go above and beyond every day in the quest for excellence. At Eastern Academy, our main priority is helping graduates gain meaningful, rewarding employment. We work hard to ensure that our programs are in demand, current and meeting the needs of employers.

www.easternacademy.ca