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Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management- Batch 08 - INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, CALCUTTA

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PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The role of logistics and supply chain managers has become significantly more enriched and complex, given competitive business environment. This unique program has been designed:
  • To equip managers and practitioners with advanced concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management which will help them contribute directly to overall corporate success
  • To take a wide sweep of SCM operations and strategic activities
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Professionals and consultants responsible for domestic and international supply chain and logistics systems, in both services and manufacturing sectors
  • Practitioners in operations, purchasing, inventory control, and transportation managers who want to control inventory and system-wide cost and deliver high customer service levels
  • Managers who want to gain a deeper understanding of the role supply chains play in a company’s overall business strategy
 
ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (Need to produce supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent) or Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience (full-time paid employment) post completion of graduation as on March 1, 2019
 
ABOUT IIM CALCUTTA

  • The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in 1961 and is reputed to be one of Asia’s finest business schools.
  • Since last 50 years, IIM Calcutta has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post-Graduate and Doctoral Level Programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

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Program Details

PROGRAM STRUCTURE & CONTENTS 

  • A. Introducing Supply Chain Management (45 hours)
    1.         Core Supply Chain processes
    2.         Supply Chain Structure Design: Push, pull, postponement,
    3.         Supply Chain complexity
    4. Evaluating supply chain network strategy
    5.  Information flow design:
    a.         Working with suppliers: procurement, auctions, risk sharing
    b.         Coordinating manufacturing: production planning, BOM, MRP/DRP
    c.         Collaborating with customers: aggregate planning, S&OP, bullwhip
    6.         Risk & Resilience Development in Supply Chains
    a.         Causes and Classification of Disruptions
    b.         Responses and Preparation
    c.         resilience through redundancy, flexibility, trade-off curve between recovery and mitigation strategies
     
    B. Demand Planning & Forecasting (15 hours)
    1.   Forecasting metrics - MD, MSE, RMSE, MAD, MAPE, MPE
    2.         Time Series Analysis
    3.         Causal models- simple linear regression
    4.         Croston’s Model for intermittent demand
     
    C. Inventory Management (15 hours)
    1.         Economic Order Quantity models 
    2.         Single period inventory models 
    3.         Continuous review policy(s,Q) model & Periodic review policy (R,S) model 
    4.         Special issues- exchange curves, grouping like items, location pooling
     
    D 1.Logistics (6 hours)
    1.         Freight transportation
    2.         Packaging
    3.         Warehousing
    D2. Global Supply Chain Management (6 hours)
    1.   Customs, Duties, Tariffs, INCO terms, Rules of origin, Letter of credit etc.
    2.   International Transportation, landed cost analysis
    3.  Trading blocks, Trade Zone, Bonded warehouses, ICD.
    4.  Currency fluctuations, exchange rate risks, Transfer Pricing, permanent establishment
     
    E. Modelling & Analytic Tools (18 hours)
    1.         Supply chain network design
    2.         Facilities location & Vehicle routing models
    3.         Process mapping
    4.         System dynamic tools (causal loop diagrams, stock and flow diagrams, behaviour over time charts)
    5.         introduction to database management concepts and tools
    6.         introduction to machine learning concepts and tools
     
    F. Designing & Managing Channel Partners – Distribution (15 hours)
    1.Role of Distribution Channels
    2. Product Life Cycle and Distribution Challenges
    3. Managing Customer Relationships
    4.Measuring Channel Performance
    5.Managing Channel Conflict
     
    G.Procurement and Sourcing Management (6 hours)
    1.Development of Supply Strategies
    2.Purchasing Performance Evaluation
    3.Supplier Price & Cost Analysis, Value Analysis
     
    H.Special Topics in SCM (18 hours)
    H1. Quality Management, Six sigma & Lean Management Concepts
    H2. E-commerce
    H3. ERP
    H4. Recent Advances in Technology
    H5. Taxation & supply chains
    H6. Legal Aspects of Purchasing, Sourcing & Contracts
     
    I.Topics in Fundamentals of Management Theory (33 hours)
     
    I1.Finance – (6 hours)
    Conceptual framework of financial reporting; Corporate Financial Statements: Balance Sheet; Profit and Loss Statement; Cash Flow Statement Analyzing Financial Statements; Financial Ratios;
     
    I2.Marketing – (6 hours)
    Core Concepts of Marketing
    Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning Decisions Elements of Marketing Mix: Product Decisions, Price Decisions, Placement Decisions and Promotion Decisions
     
    I3.Strategy – (6 hours)
    Strategy & Strategic management process
    Evaluating firms’ external and internal environments Business-level & Corporate strategies
     
    I4.Organization Structure and design (3 hours)
     
    I5.Microeconomics concepts (6 hours):
    Demand-supply Analysis, Elasticity, Opportunity Cost, Production Costs, Firm Behavior, Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Pricing Strategies
     
    I6.International Trade (6 sessions):
    Theories of international trade
    Trade pattern across the world- trade and investment linkage through production networks Trade policy instruments-tariff, quota and other measures WTO and Trade Blocks

 
PROGRAM DESIGN AND DURATION

  • Duration: 1 year
  • Frequency: Once a week
  • Class Schedule: Wednesday 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Delivery: Through classes at NIIT Imperia Centre for Advanced Learning in your city, using Synchronous Learning Technology platform
  • In addition, there will be 2 mandatory campus modules: 6 days in the initial stage and 4 days at the end of the program

 
EVALUATION

  • Evaluation by: IIM Calcutta
  • Evaluation Structure: End Modules examinations and project
  • Evaluation Mode: Evaluation may also include one or more of the following:

Online Assessment/Case Study Discussions/ Quiz/Assignments/Offline Assessment (Paper-pencil test)/Class participation. The final decision on evaluation methods rests with the course faculty and may change without prior intimation. Based on the performance in the assessments, participants are awarded grades (Excellent, Good, Average, Poor) in every module.
 
CERTIFICATION

Participants with Poor grades in not more than two modules will receive a ‘Certificate of Completion’ in Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management. Participants with more than 2 poor grades but fulfilling all other qualifying criteria will receive a ‘Certificate of Participation’. Certificates shall be issued directly by IIM Calcutta. Participants who successfully complete the program will be entitled to IIMC-MDP Alumni status.

PROGRAM FACULTY
Program Directors:  Prof. Bodhibrata Nag and Prof. Partha Priya Datta, senior faculty from IIM Calcutta will conduct this program. Profiles of the faculty are available on www.iimcal.ac.in 

 

Batch Details

IMPORTANT DATES
 

Class start on or after: March 2019


FEE AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE

Program Fee: Rs. 2,74,000/- + Tax as applicable
The fee above is inclusive of all academic charges, examinations, textbooks, study material. All fees are non-refundable. Fees can be paid by cash, or cheque/demand draft drawn in favour of ‘NIIT Ltd. Imperia Collection A/c’.

A deferred payment facility exists for fee payment with the following schedule:
 

Application Fee: Rs 1000+ Tax

 Payment Details   Amount (exclusive of Tax)
 Initial Amount (Dec 2018 - Mar 2019)  Rs. 9,000/-
 On Registration (Jan 2019 - Mar 2019)  Rs. 1,00,600/-
 Installment 1 (May 2019)  Rs. 54,800/-
 Installment 2 (Jul 2019)  Rs. 54,800/-
 Installment 3 (Sep 2019)  Rs. 54,800/-


(Participants need to submit the PDCs towards future instalments as per the due date at the time of registration)

A mandatory campus module fee is to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of IIM Calcutta, before every campus visit. This amount includes boarding and lodging expenses. Travel arrangements (including travel expenses) for the campus visit have to be made by the participants themselves.

The Campus Instalment to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of “Indian Institute of Management Calcutta” payable at Kolkata

  • Campus Instalment 1 : Rs. 6,000/- + taxes per day
  • Campus Instalment 2 : Rs. 6,000/- + taxes per day

#Initial payment will be refunded completely if the applicant is not selected for the program by the institute. This does not include the application amount of Rs. 1,000 + taxes.

Initial payment will not be refunded in case of any/all of the following conditions:

  • The application is found to be incomplete or inaccurate at any stage of scrutiny (Appearing in PAT does not confirm application acceptance/clearance of scrutiny)
  • The applicant is offered a seat for the program and does not join before the date mentioned in the offer letter

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in all respects. The selection offer letter is for a specific batch of a program. Neither the offer for admission nor the initial amount is transferable to any other program or batch.
Participants are expected to take up group projects in areas of supply chain management related to their companies.
 

PROGRAM FACULTY

Program Directors/ Faculty: Senior faculty from IIM Calcutta will conduct this program. Profiles of the faculty are available at www.iimcal.ac.in

 

Admission Process

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND SELECTION PROCESS

  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (Need to produce supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent) or Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience (full-time paid employment) post completion of graduation as on March 1, 2019

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test (PAT) to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation (Statement of Purpose-Annexure I of the Application Form) based on the application form submitted.
Selected applicants need to resubmit the latest proof of current employment at the time of Registration

 

BANK LOAN INFORMATION

Program Fee can be availed as Customised Education Loan from leading banks to enable the participants to spread the repayment over a period of 36 months. However, the eligibility of the applicant for bank loan and the loan amount will be as per the concerned bank norms

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PROGRAM APTITUDE TEST

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Testimonials

“Learning SCM from IIM professors is a great experience. I am able to use theconcepts taught in class in my regular work”
   - Priyabrata Pradhan

“The best thing for me was meeting professionals from diverse industries and interacting with the professors at the campus visit to IIM Calcutta”
    – Srihari Chandramouli

“Program content is very high level and audio and video delivery of the sessions is excellent”
    – Shrinivas Kurtakoti

“Great addition of knowledge for anyone in supply chain/retail function”
    – Neha Chaudhary

“Design of the program helped me to learn about all the SCM aspects. This complete knowledge helps me handle my job more effectively” 
    – Ashok Upadhyay

“Case studies were excellent and inspiring. Marketing subjects were very interesting” 
    – Babu N.J.



 


 


 


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