IIMK SCM- IIM Kozhikode: Supply Chain Management Programme – TimesTSW

Supply Chain Management Programme (IIMK SCM)

The disciplines of Supply Chain Logistics, Procurement and Transportation have gained unparalleled significance over the years and as a result, the focus has shifted to the ‘Supply chain’, as opposed to the ‘Organisation’. The spurt in growth of e-commerce has coincided with Supply Chain Management becoming a more lucrative opportunity than ever. Its strategic potential holds the key to creating value for the end customer and differentiating the company strategically in terms of services offered.

The focal point of the program is ensuring supreme customer value by streamlining the supply chain. The program also focuses on analysing various managerial levers and applying them to achieve supply chain excellence. It is tailor-made for professionals in the fields of production and inventory control, manufacturing, quality assurance, purchasing and procurement as well as those anticipating a career change, and desiring to learn the vast principles of supply chain management.

Program USP

  • Focus on core concepts
  • Exposure to industry best practices
  • Extensive data analysis and case discussions
  • Lectures by some of the best available supply chain experts
  • Emphasis on understanding problem complexities and analysis

Program Features

  • Live Virtual Interactive Learning sessions using direct-to-device technology
  • Certificate by IIM Kozhikode
  • Course content designed & taught by IIM Kozhikode Faculty
  • Exposure to practical examples, cases and exercises
  • Convenient Schedule for working professionals

Program Modules

Basic Statistics, Data Presentation and Interpretation, Concept of Probability, Expected Value and Variance, Probability Distribution, Central Limit Theorem, Spreadsheet Exercises.

Decision Making under uncertainty and risk, Linear Programming, Integer Programming, Non-linear Optimization.

Definitions, Supply Chain Strategy and Right Supply Chain, Supply Chain Design, Product Availability, Measuring Service Level and Fill Rate, Risk Pooling, Quick Response, Vendor Managed Inventory, Bullwhip Effect, Double Marginalization, Supply Chain Coordination, Value of Information Sharing, Supply Contract, Supplier Partnerships, Supply Chain Performance Metrics, Supply Chain Risk Management.

Understanding demand, Forecasting Models, Demand Management, Forecast Error and Concept of Safety Stock, Models for Managing Inventory, Continuous and Periodic Review System.

Purchasing and Outsourcing Decisions, Sourcing, Purchase Descriptions & Specifications, Purchasing at Right Price and Quality, Supplier Relationships, Types of Contracts, Procuring Capital Goods and Services.

Multi-stage Inventory Models, Pricing and Effort Dependent Demand, Forecast Sharing, Pricing and Revenue Management, Discounts and Clearance Sales Pricing, Assortment Planning, Supply Chain Design and Network Optimization.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility: Graduate in any discipline with minimum 3 years of work experience
  • Duration : 3 Months
  • Course Schedule: 3 hour evening classes twice a week

Important Dates

Application Start Date 23rd June, 2017
Application End Date 23rd August, 2017
Program Start Date September, 3rd week 2017

Course Fee Installment Schedule

(Prior to beginning)
(After 50% of the course completion)
Total Fee
Rs. 40,000 Rs. 40,000 Rs. 80,000
*Taxes as applicable

Course Duration

3 Months

Application Fee

Total Programme Fees

Rs.80,000 + Tax

IIMK SCM- IIM Kozhikode: Supply Chain Management Programme

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