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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Manufacturing Management

Get on the fast track to a great career in advanced manufacturing.

Gain a competitive edge in the job market and start on a path to professional advancement in manufacturing management.

Great opportunity for newcomers

If you're an engineer who lives in Canada, or you're about to immigrate to Canada, Manufacturing Management is a great program to help you land a meaningful job in just eight months. Through projects that connect you directly to industry, you'll start real-world networking while finishing your program.

Flexibility for working professionals

Because many Manufacturing Management students are already working professionals, classes may be scheduled to finish early afternoon. The program uses a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, simulations, state-of-the-art software, group work and labs.

Fast-track your studies

Designed for students with degrees or diplomas in related programs, Manufacturing Management condenses a range of advanced production management skills into one year of intensive study. Plus, with the co-op portion of the program, you're gaining real-world experience and contacts while earning your certificate.

Additional information

A manufacturing manager is involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing activities. They ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced on time, at the right cost and level of quality; they maximize customer value and use of resources while minimizing waste.

Sheridan's Manufacturing Management program is ideal for you if you're interested in innovation, lean manufacturing, energy management, sustainability, ERP, SAP and a variety of challenges faced by manufacturing and service organizations.

Working in a safe, controlled environment, you'll develop expertise in every aspect of manufacturing management, including:

  • Advance manufacturing
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Resource planning
  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Operations management
  • Supply chain and resource planning
  • Manufacturing processes and control
  • Energy management
  • Advanced programmable controls
  • Plant layout
  • Quality assurance
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • SAP, Solid Work, Plant Work, Retscreen, Minitab 16, Microsoft Project, PLC
  • ISO 9000, 14000 and 50000

In the second semester you'll solve a real industry problem, and have the responsibility to diagnose the problem, gather information, analyze it and recommend solutions to the managers and personnel of the organization. You'll also have the option of completing an optional paid work placement at the end of your academic work. The combination of classroom work and on-the-job training will allow you to explore different careers, gain work experience and apply classroom learning to real industry situations.

You'll make use of facilities in the Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Design Technologies, one of the most sophisticated manufacturing management college facilities in North America. Fully equipped, the Centre features a suite of laboratories in which Sheridan instructors create realistic simulations that reflect actual shop-floor conditions and manufacturing management situations.

Sheridan offers an optional paid work placement for students carrying a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher and a minimum C in first semester courses. Enrolment is limited; see Cooperative Education for details.

After completing the program you'll be on the fast track to leadership careers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, alternative energies, power generation, food and beverage, medical instruments, tooling, automotive, plastics and pharmaceutical.

Manufacturing Management courses are held at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate

    • Full-Time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PMFMT