CERTIFICATE COURSE IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Program Duration: 6 Months (The admission for this course is valid for 1 year only)
CORE PROGRAM ME STRUCTURE : 4 MONTHS
Introduction to Supply Chain Management
Supply chain - objectives - importance - decision phases - process view - competitive and supply
chain strategies - achieving strategic fit - supply chain drivers - obstacles -framework - facilities
- inventory - transportation - information - sourcing - pricing.
Designing the supply chain network
Designing the distribution network - role of distribution - factors influencing distribution - design
options - distribution networks in practice - network design in the supply chain - role of network -
factors affecting the network design decisions - modeling for supply chain.
Designing and Planning Transportation Networks.
Role of transportation - modes and their performance - transportation infrastructure and policies -
design options and their trade-offs - Tailored transportation.
Sourcing - In-house or Outsource - 3rd and 4th PLs - supplier scoring and assessment, selection -
design collaboration - procurement process - sourcing planning and analysis. Pricing and revenue
management for multiple customers, perishable products, seasonal demand, bulk and spot contracts.
Information Technology in the supply chain
IT Framework - customer relationship management - internal supply chain management - supplier
relationship management -transaction management - future of IT.
Coordination in a Supply Chain
Lack of supply chain coordination and the Bullwhip effect - obstacle to coordination - managerial
levers - building partnerships and trust - continuous replenishment and vendor managed inventories
- collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment.
Dimensions of Logistics Management
Introduction: A macro and micro dimension - logistics interfaces with other areas - approach to
analyzing logistics systems - logistics and systems analysis - techniques of logistics
system analysis - factors affecting the cost and importance of logistics.
Demand Management and Customer Service
Inbound & Outbound Logistics linked to customer service - Demand Management - Traditional Forecasting
- CPFRP - S&OP- customer service - expected cost of stock outs - channels of distribution
Global Supply Chain Management:
EDI, Problems of complexity confronting supply chain Management, Reverse Supply Chain. Value chain
and value delivery systems for SCM. Organization Design and Management of supply chain.
PRACTICAL COMPONENT - 2 MONTHS
Industry Visits - Group Visit
. Understand the supply chain in terms of drivers of the Supply Chain.
. Understand 3PL and 4PL service providers and various services provided by them
.Identify any product/service and study the type of distribution system used and understand the
reason for using that particular type.
. IT applications employed by industries in their Supply chain.
Project Work & Report Writing
Individual Project Report on SCM and its implementation in Industries- Business Communication - Report Writing