IIM Calcutta Executive Programme in Operations Management

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Delivery type

Direct-to-Device (D-2-D)

Course Duration

12 Months

Deadline to apply

23rd August 2020

Course fee

₹ 2,55,000

Class timings

Saturdays: 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Course Overview

Operations management is the administration of business practices to create the highest level of efficiency possible within an organization. It is concerned with converting materials and labour into goods and services as efficiently as possible to maximise the profit of an organisation. The multidisciplinary functions of operations management form the lynchpin of businesses the world over and success can often be directly attributed to it. Juggling them seamlessly to maintain optimum throughput is the characteristic of a competent operations manager.

Programme Overview

To equip managers and practitioners with the concept and practices of Operations Management in services and manufacturing sectors which will help them deliver corporate success through a more efficient and effective management of processes, resources and competencies. The programme has been designed to suit the requirements of managers involved in operational activities like manufacturing, design, procurement, production, logistics, sales and distribution, service delivery, programme and project management and strategic activities like network optimization, supply chain design, process technology management, innovation management, designing improvement programmes and product/process configuration. The role of operations managers is progressively shifting from supply focused to demand focused owing to the increasing competitiveness of the business environment. This unique programme has been designed by experts at IIM Calcutta to enable these managers to be adequately skilled to keep up with the changes in the business environment and to rise beyond the expectations of their firms. Further, to enable operations practitioners in diverse industry sectors comprehend and leverage the shifting business environment as well as to equip them with skills to assume greater responsibilities in the new era of industry 4.0, the program includes advanced topics on data driven analytics, lean management, supply chain analytics, pricing and revenue management, linking operations to strategy/ finances.

Programme Highlights

  • This programme in operations management imparts advanced knowledge in the form of process modelling and analysis for service and manufacturing operations, operations strategy.
  • This programme brings in a unique blend of multi-disciplinary (operations, management sciences, information systems, accounting and finance, behavioural sciences, human resource management) learning to equip managers with all-round capabilities in managing real world operational issues.
  • One of the unique features of this programme is the group project part where the participants are expected to apply some of the learnings in solving real world operations problems. This not only makes this course of practical utility to the participants but also the institute can leverage these diverse project reports into future case studies for PGP teaching with prior permissions to respect confidentiality agreements.
  • Through further development of project reports, institute can write research papers with industry partners and develop future consultancy project opportunities.
  • This programme proves to be beneficial to faculty by providing them opportunity to be aware of real world service and manufacturing problems.

Course Detail

Curriculum

The year-long programme involves 165 hours of instruction by IIMC faculty via the Interactive Learning platform, along with a 5-day in-campus module at the IIM campus Kolkata.

A. Introducing Operations Management (45 hours)

  • Process Analysis
  • Productivity and Efficiency
  • Quality
  • Inventory in Manufacturing, Queuing in Services, Newsvendor Model
  • Logistics
  • Resource Planning and Scheduling

B. Analytics and Management Sciences (33 hours)

  • Forecasting
  • Optimisation
  • Simulating Processes in Services & Manufacturing
  • Decision Trees
  • Advanced Optimisation and Programming

C. Improvement Concepts in Manufacturing & Services (15 hours)

  • Introduction to Lean concepts
  • Using Lean Concepts in Manufacturing & Services Through Examples
  • Using Theory of Constraints in Manufacturing & Services Through Examples
  • Using Six Sigma Concepts in Manufacturing & Services Through Examples

D. Project and Programme Management in Manufacturing & Services (12 hours)

  • Basic Foundational Elements: Project Scheduling, Stakeholder Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Economic Value Analysis of Projects
  • Leadership, Teamwork and Dealing with Difficult People
  • Negotiation in Projects
  • Contract Management

E. Quality Management (15 hours)

  • Measures & Dimensions of Quality
  • Statistical Process Control Analytics
  • Process Performance Analytics
  • Inspection Analytics
  • Quality System Standards, Audit and Certification

F. Advanced Topics (24 hours)

  • Pricing & Revenue Management
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Managing Information Systems, Data Sciences, Data Driven Management
  • Finance & Budgeting: Costing, Linking Key Financial Measures with Operational Drivers
  • Managing Supply Chain in Services & Manufacturing
  • Capacity Strategy
Pedagogy

Each course will be taught with the help of case studies, live corporate examples, analytical tools (qualitative and quantitative) and general discussions. In order to provide greater industry insights, business leaders from the different industries would be invited to share their experiences.

Programme Delivery

The programme will be delivered through online classes of 3 hours duration once a week.

There will be 5 days campus visit scheduled towards the middle of the program. The campus fees is Rs. 6000 per day. (i.e Campus visit fees is Rs. 30000). Dates will be announced well in advance. It is mandatory for participants to attend the campus visit for successful completion of the programme.

Pan India Network of Learning Centres

53 learning centres spread across 37 cities all over India.

Class Schedule

The classes will be conducted once a week.

Saturdays: 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m..

Who Should Attend
  • Working professionals with at least 3 years in operations role (manufacturing, design, procurement, production, logistics, sales and distribution, service delivery, programme and project management and strategic activities like network optimization, supply chain design, process technology management, innovation management, designing improvement programmes and product/process configuration) will find the programme both challenging and stimulating.
  • Minimum eligibility criteria is undergraduate (10+2+3 or equivalent) in any discipline with 50% marks. Participants with less than 50% marks in graduation but 50% or more in post- graduation are also eligible. This programme is specially designed for managers who plan to further their career in both service and manufacturing organisations.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent) in any discipline with 50% marks who would like to further their career in operations management.
  • Participants with less than 50% marks in graduation but 50% or more in post- graduation are also eligible.
  • Working experience of at least 3 years in managerial role.
  • Students would be selected based of their overall profile.

Programme Directors

Assessment and Certification

  • Candidates will successfully complete the programme if they have received Poor grades in not more than two courses.
  • Successful candidates will receive a certificate of completion from IIM Calcutta.
  • Those with requisite participation but unable to complete successfully will receive a certificate of participation.

Date and Fees

Programme Fee Strucutre
Application Fee INR 10,000/-*
Course Fee INR 2,25,000/-*
Campus Fees INR 30,000/-*
Total Fee (exclusive of Application Fee) INR 2,55,000/-*

*Excludes GST at 18%

Note:

  • Processing fee comprises INR 2,500 towards application fee & INR 7,500 towards the total course fees.
  • Processing fee of INR 10,000 is refundable in case the participant’s profile is rejected by IIM Calcutta.
Payment Schedule
I a I b II III IV V
23rd August, 2020 23rd September, 2020 10th November, 2020 10th January, 2021 10th March, 2021 10th June, 2021
INR 7,500/-* INR 40,000/-* INR 50,000/-* INR 50,000/-* INR 50,000/-* INR 57,500/-*

*Excludes GST at 18%

Important Dates
Application End Date 23rd August 2020
List of Selected Candidates On rolling basis every fortnight till 27th August 2020
Date of 1st Instalment 6th September 2020
Induction Date 19th September 2020
Programme End Date September, 2021