SCM is of course, the management of flow of goods from supplier to transporter to production department to sales and eventually to customer. The objective of SCM is to reduce overall costs by introducing effective coordination and cooperation across echelons. This course is designed to give an overall knowledge so that the student covers all segments of supply chain & logistics including the concepts, operational issues and hand on experience, so that the students can help organizations meet this objective.

The program covers concepts in logistics and supply chain, warehouse management, Logistics & distribution management, latest practices from Industry, Procurement, Port centric logistics and warehousing etc. The methodology followed is class room training and practical exposure in the industry.


  1. Production/ Operations Management
  • The Production (Manufacturing) Function
  • Manufacturing Methods
  • Facilities (Plant) Location
  • Facilities (Plant) Layout
  • Production Planning and Control (PPC)
  • Aggregate Planning
  • Master Production Schedule
  • Operations Scheduling
  • Production Activity Control
  • JIT and Kanban
  • Project Planning & Control: Critical Path Analysis (PERT/CPM)
  • Maintenance of the Plant
  • Quality Management- I
  • Quality Management – II
  • Six Sigma
  • Work Study – I (Method Study)
  • Work Study – II (Work Measurement)
  • Operations Management in Service Sector
  1. Materials Management (MM)
  • Introduction to Materials Management
  • Materials Planning
  • Purchase Management: An Overview
  • Buying Policies
  • Buying at the Right Price
  • Project and Capital Goods Purchasing
  • Transport and Traffic Management
  • The Stores Function
  • Stores Operations
  • Fundamentals of Inventory Management
  • Economic Lot Size
  • Replenishment Systems
  • Just-in-Time (JIT)
  • Computerization of Materials Management
  • Evaluation of Materials Department
  1. Logistics & Distribution Management
  • Physical Distribution
  • Distribution Channels
  • Wholesaling
  • Retailing
  • Channel Power & Channel Conflict
  • Channel Design
  • Logistics Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Transportation
  • Packaging
  • Warehousing
  • Modern Concepts in Logistics
  1. Concepts in Supply Chain Management (CSCM)
  • An Introduction to Concepts in Supply Chain Management
  • Scope, Performance and Strategic Fit
  • Drivers and Obstacles
  • Designing a Supply Chain Distribution Network
  • Role of Network Design in a Supply Chain
  • Network Design in an Uncertain Environment
  • Forecasting Demand
  • Aggregate Planning and Managing Predictable Variability
  • Managing Inventory
  • Optimal Level of Product Availability
  • Sourcing
  • Transportation
  • Information Technology
  • E-Business and the Supply Chain
  1. Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management (LASCM)
  • The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • The Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • The Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976
  • Insurance Laws
  • Insurance Cover
  • Income Tax Act
  • Central Excise Act, 1944
  • Labour Laws
  • Child Labour Act and Contract Labour Act
  • Documentation Laws
  • The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
  1. Strategic Supply Chain Management (SSCM)
  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Relationship Concerns in Integrated Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Facility Location and Network Design
  • Supply Chain Integration Coordination and Collaboration
  • Global Logistics for Effective Supply Chain Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Information Technology & Information Systems in Supply Chain Management
  1. E Business
  • Computer Network
  • Web Publishing
  • E-Commerce
  • The Web Presence
  • E- Marketing
  • Technologies for ECommerce
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • E-Payment
  • E-Security
  • E-Services
  • E-Business- An Evaluation
  • E-Business Intelligence
  • M-Commerce
  • The impact of e-business on different fields and industries
  • Case Studies
  1. Project Management (Operations)
  • Introduction to Projects
  • Project Management Process
  • Project Financing and Evaluation
  • Project Estimation and Economic Analysis
  • Organising Projects
  • Project Planning
  • Networks for Project Management
  • Resource Levelling and Project Crashing
  • Project Implementation and Monitoring
  • Controlling Projects
  • Projects Contracts Management
  • Management Risk in Projects
  • Project Quality Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Issues in Project Management
  1. Logistics & Distribution Management
  • Overview & History
  • Changing Scenario & Measures for WCM
  • Productivity & Work Study
  • Analytical planning tools and frameworks
  • Manufacturing Strategy
  • Product and Process Design
  • Waste Elimination
  • Toyota Production System (TPS) Views of Experts (Gurus)
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Modern Techniques
  • World Class Indian Companies

With the concept of minimal cost the Supply Chain and logistics management has become a key function in all the big or  small industries across the globe. There is a requirement of a large skilled work force at all levels to meet this challenge.

The backbone of every industry is their materials management department. Efficient handling the complete supply chain is a must for the excellent profits. This can only be achieved by having a well educated and informed team handling this important function.

This course is well designed and delivered in association with the leading industry partner from SCM & Logistics industry and the student with this knowledge are in great demand in the industry.


Purchase Manager | Purchase Analyst/Assistant | Procurement Manager | Materials Analyst | Materials Manager | Supply Chain Manager | Inventory Manager | Operations Manager | Warehousing Manager, etc

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