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IIM Kozhikode | Professional Certificate Program in Supply Chain Strategy and Management

12 months / Live & Interactive / Convenient Class Schedule / Batch 3

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 1,70,000 + GST
  • Work Experience2 - 30 Years
  • Duration12 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

Program Overview
This program will focus on understanding and analyzing various managerial levers and apply them to achieve supply chain excellence. The discussions will be focused on end-to-end analysis of supply chains and include issues related to strategy, design, planning & execution, coordination & supply management, as well as issues related to sustainability. It seeks to equip current and budding supply chain managers with tools and concepts to manage and improve supply chains and put them on the path to operational excellence.

Program Benefits
● Understand the complexity and the challenges of managing a global supply chain
● Familiarize participants with the key drivers, obstacles and decision areas
● Discuss how cooperation and collaboration with business partners can deliver value and competitive advantage
● Understand what supply chain coordination means and how it can be achieved
● Enable participants to play with levers and variables, influencing supply chain performance

Program Highlights
● Certificate of Completion from IIM Kozhikode
● Understand the Concepts as well as Applications of Supply Chain
● Learn about the Best Practices in Supply Chain
● Hands-On Analysis of Supply Chain Problems
● Simulations and Case-Analysis based Pedagogy
● Qualify for Executive Alumni Status from IIM Kozhikode
● 3 Day In-Campus Component

Who should attend?
● Managers who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple aspects of new age Supply Chain management
● Supply Chain professionals seeking to learn hands on practical applied competencies in a digitized environment
● Young executives aspiring to enter and grow their careers in the Supply Chain domain
● Working professionals who are keen to understand the execution of SCM in real life business scenarios

Desired Candidate Profile

● For Indian Participants – Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline
● For International Participants – Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country
● Proficiency in English, spoken and written, is mandatory
● Minimum of 2 years of work experience

Course Modules

Module 1 – Management Fundamentals
● Microeconomics
● Business Strategy
Module 2 – Supply Chain Strategy
● Introduction to Supply Chain Management
● Supply Chain Structure and Strategic Choice
● Supply Chain Processes and Decisions
Module 3 – Forecasting & Data Analytics (Hands-on Exercises)
● Forecasting Models
● Understanding Demand Variability
● Probability Distributions
Module 4 – Supply Chain Design (Hands-on Exercise)
● Basic Overview of Optimization
● Transportation Problems
● Distribution Network Design
Module 5 – Supply Chain Planning
● Sales and Operations Planning
● Material Requirement Planning
● Capacity Planning and Process Analysis
Module 6 – Supply Chain Coordination
● Managing Product Availability
● Concept of Safety Stock
● Measuring Fill Rate under Demand and Supply Uncertainty
● Risk Pooling
● Quick Response and Postponement Strategy
● Bullwhip Effect and Coordinated Supply Chain
● Double Marginalization
● Multi-Stage Supply Chain
Module 7 – Supplier Relationship Management
● Outsourcing Decisions
● Sourcing, Purchasing at Right Price
● Supplier Relationships and Partnerships
● Vendor Rating
● Types of Contracts
● Procurement Analytics
Module 8 – Sustainable Supply Chains
● Concept of Triple Bottomline
● Green and Collaborative Logistics
● Impact on Supply Chain Decisions
Module 9 – Logistics Management
● Logistics Systems
● Warehousing and Material Handling
● Packaging and Palletization
● Multi Modal strategy
Module 10 – Supply Chain Risk Management
● Understanding Risk in the SC Chain
● Risk Mitigation Strategies
Module 11 – Operations Strategy
● Operational Efficiency
● Business Models & Operations Strategy