Advanced Programme in Supply Chain management

Dates & Fees
Course Content
Application Process

Program Fees

Application Fee

INR 2,000/-*
Programme Fee INR 2,65,500/-*
Registration Fee INR 5,310/-*
Campus Visit INR 60,000/-*
Total Fee (exclusive of Application Fee) INR 3,30,810/-*
Course Fee Instalment Schedule

Last Dates: As per offer letter 20th Nov’19 20th Feb’2020
Amount INR INR 88,000/- + 5,310/- + 36,000/- + GST INR 89,500/- + GST INR 88,000/- + 24,000/- + GST


Collection of Fee:

  • Fees Mentioned above are exclusive of GST
  • *GST (currently @ 18%) will be charged extra on these components

Any extra payment due to any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the program will have to be borne by the students.

Important Dates

Round 1 - Closed

Round 2 - Closed

Round 3

Last date of application - 15th September 2019

Selection date - 21st September 2019

*Note - Limited seats available


Course Content

A. Introducing Supply Chain Management

  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:
    1. Working with suppliers: procurement, auctions, risk sharing
    2. Coordinating manufacturing: production planning, BOM, MRP/DRP
    3. Collaborating with customers: aggregate planning, S&OP, bullwhip
  6. Risk & Resilience Development in Supply Chains
    1. Causes and Classification of Disruptions
    2. Responses and Preparation
    3. resilience through redundancy, flexibility, trade-off curve between recovery and mitigation strategies.

B. Demand Planning & Forecasting

  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

  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


  1. Freight transportation- modes and their selection, impact on inventory
  2. Packaging- Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary levels, containers
  3. Warehousing- design, operations heuristics, material handling, WMS

D2.Global Supply Chain Management

  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

  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

  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

  1. Development of Supply Strategies
  2. Purchasing Performance Evaluation
  3. Supplier Price & Cost Analysis, Value Analysis

H.Special Topics in SCM

  1. Quality Management, Six sigma & Lean Management Concepts
  2. E-commerce
  3. ERP
  4. Recent Advances in Technology
  5. Taxation & supply chains
  6. Legal Aspects of Purchasing, Sourcing & Contracts

I.Topics in Fundamentals of Management Theory


Conceptual framework of financial reporting; Corporate Financial Statements: Balance Sheet;

Profit and Loss Statement; Cash Flow Statement Analyzing Financial Statements; Financial Ratios;


Core Concepts of Marketing

Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning Decisions Elements of Marketing Mix: Product Decisions,

Price Decisions, Placement Decisions and Promotion Decisions


Strategy & Strategic management process

Evaluating firms’ external and internal environments Business-level & Corporate strategies

I4.Organization Structure and design

I5.Microeconomics concepts

I6.International Trade

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Equip managers and practitioners with the concept and practices of Supply Chain Management, which will help them deliver corporate success through a more efficient coordination with their suppliers and customers. The programme has been designed to suit the requirements of managers involved in SCM operational activities like procurement, production planning, logistics planning, sales and distribution planning, and strategic activities like vendor selection and management, SCM network optimization, and product/process re-design for Supply Chain Management. The role of logistics and supply chain 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 supply chain practitioners comprehend and leverage the business environment as well as to equip them with skills to assume greater responsibilities cross-functionally, the program includes topics on fundamental aspects of management theory.

Programme Benefits

  1. It imparts advanced knowledge in the form of supply chain modelling, supply chain strategy to take a wide sweep of SCM operations and strategic activities.
  2. Brings in a unique blend of multi-disciplinary (operations, marketing, information systems, accounting and finance, behavioural science, human resources management, economics) learning to equip supply chain managers with all-round capabilities in managing real world supply chain issues.
  3. One of the unique features of this programme is the group project - the participants apply key learnings in solving real world supply chain problems.
  4. To equip managers and practitioners with advanced concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management which will help them contribute directly to overall corporate success

Program Objectives

  • Premier certification from IIM Calcutta
  • Career EnhancementSchedule
    • Frequency: Once a week
    • Days: Wednesday 6.45 PM to 9.45 PM uration- 12 months

Campus visits-

  • 1st campus visit - 6 days
  • 2nd campus visit - 4 days

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


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


Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (Need to produce supporting proof)

Graduates (10+2+3 or equivalent). 50% marks [aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU

Minimum 2 years of work experience (full-time paid employment) post completion of graduation