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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Advanced 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.

Fast-track your studies

Designed for students with degrees or diplomas in related programs, Advanced 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.

Flexibility for working professionals

We've scheduled our classes as efficiently as possible, keeping in mind that many of our Advanced Manufacturing Management students are already working professionals. The program uses a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, simulations, state-of-the-art software, group work and labs.

Great opportunity for newcomers

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

Today's manufacturing management career

Manufacturing has evolved to sophisticated IT-based processes — efficient, productive, integrated and controlled. Advanced manufacturing incorporates manufacturing plus the ability to quickly respond to customer needs through production and supply chain innovation. And manufacturers are increasingly focused on lean-sustainable practices leading to improved performance and reduced waste.

Outstanding career preparation

Sheridan's Advanced Manufacturing Management program is ideal for you if you're interested in advanced manufacturing, sustainable manufacturing, innovation, lean manufacturing, energy management, sustainable supply chain, 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:

  • Advanced 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
  • Siemens Plant simulation, SAP, Solid Work, Plant Work, Retscreen, Minitab 16, Microsoft Project, PLC
  • ISO 9000, 14000 and 50000

Hands-on experience

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 chance to apply for a four-month co-op work term at the end of your academic work (see Co-op Option for details). 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.

State-of-the-art education

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

Additional certification

As a graduate of this program, you'll have the opportunity to pursue the following external accreditations:

  • International standard ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • ASQ certification (Quality)
  • ASHRAE level 1 (Energy)
  • PMI (project management)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

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

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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