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XLRI | Executive Certificate Program In Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Learn to manage invariably complex issues in Logistics and Supply Chain

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 1,40,000+ GST
  • Work Experience2 - 30 Years
  • Duration8 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

XLRI Jamshedpur

XLRI is one of India's leading management school based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established in 1949 as the Xavier Labor Relations Institute, by Fr. Quinn Enright, XLRI is acknowledged as India' oldest business management school.

Program Overview

All organizations need to ensure that their goods are procured/manufactured at the lowest cost and meet the company's expectations in terms of timely delivery, quality, quantity and location. This is essential for providing the best customer experience and to ensure your superiority over the competition. However, Understanding the problems and issues within the respective fields of logistics and supply chain are invariably complex and require clear reasoning and analysis. More so, the decision making in supply chain management often requires not only technical competencies from those individuals involved, but also requires them to possess competencies of a more managerial nature.

This online course in supply chain management aims to equip participants with the required depth & balance of technical and managerial competencies to succeed in this domain. It is designed to enable participants with the knowledge of functions, management and operations of logistics & supply chain systems.

Program Features

- Certificate of Completion from XLRI.
- Sessions will be taken by experienced XLRI faculty & industry experts.
- Most comprehensive course in Logistics & Supply Chain.
- Build technical & managerial competencies.
- Hands-on exposure to relevant software and tools.
- 3 day immersive On-Campus module at XLRI Jamshedpur.

Who should attend

- Middle level managers seeking to learn hands on skills and competencies in an increasingly digitized environment.
- Experienced executives who want to gain an in-depth understanding of the various facets of supply chain and their inter-dependencies.
- Young professionals aspiring to establish and grow their careers in the Supply Chain domain.

Desired Candidate Profile

- 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.
- International Participants - Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
- Minimum of 2 years of work experience.
- Proficiency in English, spoken & written is mandatory.

Course Modules

Quantitative Methods
- Descriptive Statistics
- Statistical Distributions
- Linear Programming
- Transportation Problems
- Assignment Problems

Production, Operations and Project Management
- Fundamentals of Production and Operations Management
- Interface areas with Logistics and Supply chain Areas
- Principles of Project Management
- PERT/CPM etc.

Legal Aspects in Supply Chain Management
- Legal Aspects of Movement of Goods
- Legal Framework of Business
- GST etc.

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Concepts and Views of Supply Chain Management
- Drivers of Performance
- Efficiency and Responsiveness of SCM
- Strategic Fit

Demand Analysis and Forecasting
- Basic tools of forecasting like Times Series, Regression etc.

Purchasing and Supply Management
- Concepts and Leverage Principle of Purchasing
- Procurement and Purchasing Principles
- Negotiation and Contracting
- Project Buying etc
Inventory Decisions and Management
- Basic Notions of Inventory Costs
- Inventory Models
- Service Levels
- Tradeoffs in Inventory Decisions
- JIT and Multi-echelon inventory

IT and ERP in SCM
- Role of IT in SCM
- IT-enabled SCM
- E-commerce
- Latest Developments like Blockchain, IoT etc.

Warehousing Decisions and Management
- Basic Role of Warehousing in SCM
- Locational Considerations
- Space Management
- Warehouse Operations and Performance

Transportation Management
- Notions of Transportation Decisions
- Tradeoffs in Selecting Modes
- Consolidation and Cross docking
- Network Analysis
- Routing and Scheduling
- Cost Modeling
- Transport Contracting and 3PL