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Executive Program

Supply Chain Management

IIM Calcutta

Version 1.0
• Salient Features

• Who Should Attend

• Unique Features of Program

• Program Modules

• Detailed Program Contents

Salient Features

Program Directors :Prof. Bodibrata Nag & Prof. M. N. Pal

Duration : 6 Months

Eligibility : Graduation and/or Post Graduation with min. 50% marks and 2
years of exp.

Schedule : Wednesday( 6.30 PM to 9.30 PM)

Program Fees : Rs. 75,000/- [This does not include campus visit expenses]
Who should attend?
• Most Suited for Logistics or Supply Chain Managers in both Service
and Manufacturing Organisations
• Beneficial to a diverse number of professionals
– Operations management professionals involved in the configuration,
coordination, and improvement of supply chain in their firms
– Procurement/Purchase and Inventory Management professionals involved
in optimal management of operations to reduce inventory requirements
and provide support to enterprises in pursuance of a competitive advantage
in the marketplace
– Marketing who are responsible for identifying and understanding specific
customer needs and designing the supply chain to satisfy these needs
– IT Professionals & ERP Consulants who are responsible for the designing the
supply chain software systems
– People relatively new to the field of supply chain management and who
wish to gain strong foundational knowledge from a highly-regarded Institute
– People who would like to network with other supply chain professionals
across industries
Unique Features
Unique • Delivered in 6 months, allowing prolonged and smooth learning, and eventually
Model of leading to better retention of the gained knowledge

• Designed with a mix of experience sharing, real life case discussions, assignments
Pedagogy and industry/research based projects besides the lectures in class

• Students would be taking group projects in supply chain management related to

Project Work their companies

• 5 Day of Campus Visit during the program (3 Days at the beginning and 2 days at
Campus Visit the end)

• Graded Certificate in “Executive Program in Supply Chain Management” from IIM

Certification Calcutta
Module Coverage
A. Introduction to Operations Management
B. Logistics: Concepts and Practices
C. Understanding Supply Chain Management
D. Retail Supply Chain
E. Procurement and Sourcing Management
F. Project Management & Related Issues
Module A

Introduction to Operations Management

Prof.Ashis Chatterjee
Module A
1. Operations Strategy and Competitiveness
2. Productivity Management
3. Inventory Management and Ordering Policies
4. Process Analysis and Selection
5. Facility Location and Layout decisions

*Tentative Session Plan - Based on EPSCM

Batch 01 Session wise plan
Module B

Logistics: Concepts & Practices

Prof.Bodhibrata Nag
Module B
1. Warehousing Decisions
2. Transportation Decisions
3. Third Party Logistics
4. Logistics Engineering

*Tentative Session Plan - Based on EPSCM

Batch 01 Session wise plan
Module C

Understanding Supply Chain Management

Prof.Balram Avittathur
Module C
1. Introduction and definitions
2. Uncertainty and risk analysis
3. Strategic Sourcing
4. Integration and Partnerships
5. Other Supply Chain Strategies
6. Design of Supply Chains

*Tentative Session Plan - Based on EPSCM

Batch 01 Session wise plan
Module D

Designing and Managing Distribution Channels:

Challenges and Prospects

Prof.Prashant Mishra
Module D
1.Customer Focused Distribution
2.Service Orientation and Supply chain Performance
3.Key Account Management
4.Managing and Evaluating Channel Performance
5.Managing Channel Conflict and Negotiation

*Tentative Session Plan - Based on EPSCM

Batch 01 Session wise plan
Module E

Procurement and Sourcing Management

Prof.Bodhibrata Nag
Module E
1.Development of Supply Strategies
2.Purchasing Performance Evaluation
3.Supplier Price & Cost Analysis, Value Analysis
4.Purchasing & Supply Negotiations
5.Contract Administration & Management
6.Legal Aspects of Purchasing, Sourcing & Contracts

*Tentative Session Plan - Based on EPSCM

Batch 01 Session wise plan
Module F1

Project Management

Prof.Manabendra Nath Pal

Module F2

E-Commerce, ERP & RFID

Prof.Partha Sarathi Dasgupta

Module F3

Risk Analysis Concepts

Quality & Six Sigma Concepts
Lean Management Concepts

Prof.Bodhibrata Nag
Module F4

Business Forecasting

Prof.Sahadeb Sarkar
How to Apply
Application period
• Admissions in Progress. Please contact NIIT IMPERIA
Executives for details
Application forms
• Application forms can be obtained from or at local NIIT IMPERIA Centres
• Students could also apply online at

Class would commence on or after Feb 28 2010

Documents Required for Application

• 1 Passport size photo affixed [Latest photo with light

• Proof of Date of Birth [DOB Certificate / 10th Std Mark
• Proof of Graduation Completion [Provisional / Degree
• Proof of Graduation % [Graduation Marks sheets for all
• Proof of Experience [Experience Certificates as supporting
documents for all the jobs mentioned in the form]
• Proof of Current Employment [Letter from the HR with
current date / Latest Pay slip]
Sample Certificate
About IIM Calcutta
• First national institute to be established for Post Graduate Studies
and Research in Management in November 1961

• Ranked among the Top 3 B-schools by MINT C Fore Survey,

Businessworld 2007, (People Vote) 2008, BT-NIELSEN
2008, Zee Business B-School Survey 2008, CNBC Ranking 2008,
Business Today 2008, AIMA B-School Survey 2008, India’s Best B-
Schools -BW 2007
– Ranked among top two business schools in Employer’s Perception
(MINT C Fore Survey, CNBC Ranking 2008 and India’s Best B-Schools -
BW 2007 rankings)
– Ranked among the top-three business schools in Course Content (Zee
Business B-School Survey 2008)
– Ranked among the top-three business schools by Young Executives
(Business Today 2008 rankings)
About Program Director
Prof. Manabendra Nath Paul Prof. Bodhibrata Nag
• Associate Professor, IIM
• More than 2 decade
experience in Indian Railway
Service and Central Power
Engineering Service of the
Government of India
• Professor, IIM Calcutta, • Fellow(PhD), Operations
• Ph.D. (Calcutta) Research & Systems Analysis,
• MME (Jadavpur), Fellow (IIM IIM Calcutta,
Calcutta ) • B.Tech(Electrical Engineering),
IIT Madras,

 18 Classrooms in 17 cities
 Direct one-to-one interaction is ensured through individual ICT
systems for each student:
 High-performance PCs
 Webcam
 Audio system and microphone at each workstation,
connected directly to faculty at institutes
 Classroom interactions & ambience are facilitated by clusters of
student-stations and camera & projection systems that span the
full classroom.
 6 Synchronous Learning Centers created within corporate
 Learning Management System (LMS):
• supplementary e-learning
• program-specific notices
• online submission of assignments
• reminder services
• online testing
• student records


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