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Industrial Distribution Program

Recognition Of Achievement

Students will gain the skills needed with real world experience to work in the industrial distribution industry.  These skills may lead to long-term employment opportunities.  

More information is available under the Program Description tab.


If you need more information about the program, please email industrialdistribution@sheridancollege.ca

These courses are part of the Industrial Distribution Program Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Course(s)

Successfully Complete One (1) Course

Industrial Distribution - 8 week program
Course Code:
TSKL78018
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Nine (9) Courses

BDI Industry Exploration
Course Code:
TSKL78023
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Continental Industry Exploration
Course Code:
TSKL78021
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Effective Communication in Sales
Course Code:
SALE78001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Industrial Distribution Career Preparation
Course Code:
COMM78018
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Negotiation Strategies: The Sales Professional Toolkit
Course Code:
SALE78002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
NTN Industry Exploration
Course Code:
TSKL78019
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Regal Beloit Industry Exploration
Course Code:
TSKL78022
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
The Innovative Thinker
Course Code:
LIFE78001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Tsubaki Industry Exploration
Course Code:
TSKL78020
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

The Industrial Distribution Program (IDP) will provide courses on the key functional disciplines relevant to distribution, giving students the opportunity to link classroom instruction with hands-on training in a company within the industrial machinery segment. 

Course workshops will focus on distribution management, territory sales, marketing, negotiation skills, inventory management, sales management, human resources, leadership and information technologies. 

Sheridan College’s commitment - January 6 - February 28

Attend face-to-face classes at Sheridan’s Davis Campus in Brampton.  See “Course List” tab for detailed information on topics that will be covered.
 
Industry Partner’s commitment - March 2 - 6
 
Participants who complete the 8-week program will be provided an opportunity to interview for Junior Customer Service Inside Sales positions with various industry such as:  NTN, BDI, Continental, Regal, Tsubaki.
 
March 9 – May 1st
 
Participants will be employed by a participating industry partner. 

Fee: $999 includes all materials.

 

Withdraw/Refund Policy: You can withdraw 24 hours prior to the start of class, once the program starts (Jan 6, 2020) you are not eligible for a refund.

The Industrial Distribution program will provide the training and tools that will qualify you for a career path in the dynamic and exciting field of industrial distribution and manufacturing.


Here are some sample job titles for this program:

  • Customer Service Representative (Inside Sales)
  • Account Representative (Outside Sales)
  • Inside Sales Customer Support
  • Product Specialist
  • Warehouse Specialist
  • Ordering Processing Administrator