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Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Engineering & Information Technology
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Food Technology and Processing
Operations Management and Supervision
Description:This one-year full-time program is designed for students who have completed a degree or diploma in science or engineering, and who want to be prepared for an advanced supervisory career in the food manufacturing industry. The program offers a suite of courses designed to develop skills and knowledge with direct applicability in the food manufacturing environment. Learners will integrate concepts in quality assurance, food safety, lean manufacturing and continuous improvement to design systems that lead to excellence in manufacturing and business processes. Upon completion, graduates will also have practical experience in project management and leadership.
URL:Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing at Conestoga College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,978

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:25

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the graduate certificate program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must possess a two- or three-year diploma or a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field (e.g., food science, food engineering, food technology, biotechnology, general science, environmental science, earth sciences, chemistry, microbiology, biology, mechanical/electrical/industrial/agricultural engineering). Applicants will be ranked based on an assessment of their academic background, including: length of program and type of credential; area of study and its affinity with the Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing program; and overall academic performance.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 05, 2018