Supply Chain Management (Online)

Start Date: Jan 31, 2021 End Date: Feb 27, 2021
Last Date for Application: January 24, 2021
Programme Fee: 98000 INR

Plus, GST

Supply chain management is a one-month in-depth practitioner-oriented executive education programme which enables the participants to understand anatomy of a supply chain and explore means and methods by which the supply chain of an organisation can be managed to enhance its business competitiveness. The primary functional areas of supply chain management that includes Sourcing, Inventory Management, Demand Planning, Warehousing, Transportation, Finance, Information Technology and Customer Service will be addressed during the programme. The programme will also touch upon contemporary aspects, such as, digital transformation, and sustainability. The programme is sector agnostic, where multiple experts from IIMA will be interacting with the participants on case studies from various industries, such as, transportation, e-commerce, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, manufacturing, and services.

•    To expose participants to the elements of a supply chain
•    To understand the challenges in coordinating a supply chain
•    To appreciate the role of the supply chain in enabling business competitiveness
•    To explore contemporary trends and issues in effective supply chain management


  • Components of supply chain
  • Coordination issues (Structural, Managerial,and Operational)
  • Supply chain and business competitiveness (Alignment, Appropriateness, and Impact)
  • Innovative practices in supply chain management
  • Supply chain metrics and simulations
  • People-centric issues in supply chain coordination
  • Design and execution of supply chain for business advantage
  • Best in class supply chain management practices
  • Impact of information technology on supply chains
  • Supply chain analytics

Senior and middle managers involved in supply chain management including customer servicing, marketing, logistics (i.e.distribution, warehousing, transportation, etc.), manufacturing (i.e. production planning, materials management, etc.), purchase and sourcing and third party service providers for logistics and manufacturing. Organisations will benefit by sending multiple participants from different functions at the same time. Selection for the programme will be based on academic and professional achievements and the promise of having a strong impact on the organisation.