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Supply Chain for the Tourism Sector

Do you have a background or interest in supply chain and want to enter a new industry?

The tourism sector needs supply chain professionals. In 2023, tourism increased by 16.4%. As more people travel, the need for supply chain in tourism also grows. Consumers need to book plane tickets, hotels, purchase gifts, eat at restaurants, and more.

Supply chain professionals ensure these streams are organized and flowing effectively.

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What is a Microcredential

A series of carefully curated learning activities that provide learners with opportunities to gain specific skills or competencies that are workforce relevant and valued by employers, without enrolling in a credential program. The outcome can be shared digitally and allows employers to easily identify candidates who have mastered a specific skill set for success in their industry.

What to expect from the program

In this online program, you’ll learn how to use demand strategy, demand fulfilment, marketing, and emerging technology for tourism. 

This program is broken down into four badges. You can choose to complete a single badge or complete all four badges to earn your microcredential. This program is recognized among industry partners and will help you gain an entry level supply chain position or help you advance your current career in a new industry.  


  • Introduction to Supply Chain Design for Tourism Sector (15 hours) 
  • Supply Chain Strategy in the Tourism Sector (15 hours) 
  • Digital Dexterity (20 hours) 
  • Work Experience (15-20 hours) 

Reduced tuition costs 

This program is a grant-funded initiative designed to help fill the labour gap of supply chain professionals in the tourism sector. For a limited time only, we’re offering reduced tuition costs* for students interested in advancing their supply chain career.

These reduced fees may not last long. We recommend interested students apply as soon as possible to take advantage of this discounted offering.

There is no application fee for this program.  

Badge Discounted cost  
Introduction to Supply Chain Design for Tourism Sector (15 hours) $60
Supply Chain Strategy in the Tourism Sector (15 hours) $60
Digital Dexterity (20 hours) $80
Work Experience(15-20 hours) $60-75

*Students who receive discounted tuition may be asked to participate in focus groups or research.

Graduate with experience

Through the work experience badge, students can gain hands-on experience working in the tourism sector. We will match you with an industry partner, so you can take the knowledge you learned in the online classes and apply it to real-world situations

This opportunity will also help you make valuable connections in the tourism industry, provide experience you can include on your resume, and allow you to complete the program with more confidence.

Career opportunities

This program provides industry-recognized training in supply chain for tourism. Some roles or job titles* may include:

  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Supply Chain Coordinator
  • Transportation Analyst
  • Supply Chain Assistant
  • Purchaser
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Clerk
  • Inventory control
  • Shipping and receiving

*NorQuest College does not guarantee job placements. Additional education may be required to enter into these occupations.


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