Course description

Who Should attend & Course Pedagogy

There is a rising demand for 'supply chain professionals with data analytics skills' across different industries and management levels. Whether you are an experienced professional or a small business owner, this programme will facilitate to improve your SCM skills sets for informed decision-making. Participants can easily gain expertise and advance their current knowledge levels.

This programme will be more beneficial for:

  • Managers who want to gain a comprehensive understanding of multiple aspects related to new age Supply Chain management and willing to develop the ability to make data-driven decisions using Analytics.
  • Supply Chain Professionals seeking to develop competencies using Analytics tools and techniques to make smarter, quicker and more informed decisions.
  • Young Executives aspiring to enter and grow their careers in the Supply Chain domain and want to understand how to synchronize supply chain planning and execution by improving real-time visibility into these processes and their impact on customers and the bottom line.
  • Working Professionals in the Supply Chain domain who are keen to understand how to improve efficiency and be more responsive to customer needs which can lead to cost-saving adjustments in inventory and faster delivery.
  • Business Analysts who want to enhance their skills for informed decision-making in Supply Chain Management.
  • Consultants who are driving client projects and looking for cutting edge analytical tools & techniques for informed decision-making in Supply Chain Management. 
  • Entrepreneurs who want to leverage supply chain and data analytics capabilities as a competitive advantage to scale their business


  • Diploma (10+2+3) / Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) / 2 Years Masters Degree or Equivalent / from a recognized university (UGC/ AICTE/ DEC/ AIU/ State Government) in any discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience is preferable.
  • Participants who fulfil the above criteria but are not working currently are eligible for the programme.

Course Pedagogy

The primary method of instruction will be through LIVE virtual lectures that will be beamed online via the internet to desktops/laptops of students or classrooms. The lectures will be delivered by eminent faculty from IIM Kashipur. All enrolled students will also be provided access to the Cloud Campus through which they may access other learning aids, reference materials and assessments, case studies, projects and assignments as appropriate. Throughout the duration of the course, students will have the flexibility to approach the Professors, real time during the class or offline via the Cloud Campus to raise questions and clear their doubts.

Assignments, Videos & Case Studies

Curated Course Syllabus

Introduction to SCM & Inventory Management

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
  • Role of Cycle Inventory in a Supply Chain
  • Lot Sizing for a Single Product – The EOQ MODEL
  • The Role of Safety Inventory
  • Cycle service level (CSL)
  • Impact of Supply Uncertainty on Safety Inventory
  • Newsvendor model


  • Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
    • Classification of forecasting methods, Measures of forecast error

Sales and Operations Planning

Strategic Sourcing & Logistics Management

  • Introduction to Sourcing and its contribution to business performance
  • Sourcing Function and how it works
  • Purchasing Policy and Procedures
  • Supplier Selection and Evaluation
  • Supplier governance & risk management
  • E-Procurement /Reverse auction
  • Managing the contract and supplier Relationship
  • Global Sourcing

Service Supply Chain Management

  • Introduction to Service Operations Management
  • Service Supply Relationships
  • Forecasting Demand for Services
  • Service Design
  • Service value proposition
  • Delivering service guarantee
  • Services and branding

Supply Chain coordination and contracts

Lean Supply Chain Management

  • Lean, Waste, Toyota Production System, Just-in- Time (JIT)
  • Single Minute Exchange of Die, Kaizen, Kanban
  • Strategies for designing a lean supply chain
  • Risk Pooling
  • Agile & Resilient SC

Descriptive Analytics for Supply Chain Management

  • Visualization techniques in supply chain

Prescriptive Analytics-I: Optimization Techniques for Supply Chain Analytics

  • The Concepts of Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics in Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Generic Parameters of a Decision-making Problem
  • Introduction to Linear Programming and its Applications
  • Sensitivity Analysis and its Significance
  • Formulation and Solution to Transportation problems
  • Introduction to Integer Programming and its Applications

Prescriptive Analytics-II: Distribution Network Optimization, Goal Programming

  • Prescriptive Analytics for Distribution Network Optimization
  • Goal Programming for Supply Chain Optimization, Multi-objective vs. Single-objective Optimization Problems
  • Managing Information Flows and Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chains: Analyzing the Effect of Service Level and Centralized Information

Introduction and application of MCDM techniques

  • Introduction to Multi-criteria Decision Making
  • Introduction to Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)
  • Supplier selection using AHP
  • Supply Chain Risk Analytics

Predictive Analytics for Supply Chain Management

  • Solving prediction problems using Linear Regression and Regression Trees
  • Solving classification problems using Logistic regression, Classification trees
  • Solving clustering problems using k-means clustering

Advanced Supply Chain Analytics using Big Data

  • Building Predictive Models
  • Optimization techniques for Supply Chain Analytics
  • Big Data Analytics for Supply Chain Management

Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Management

  • Sustainable supply chain
    • Current trends in Digital Supply Chain
    • Supply Chain 4.0 and its benefits

Industry 4.0 Trends

Use of Blockchain Technology

Program Fees

For Indian Residents

75,000 Rs. 70,000 + GST* (Limited Time Offer)

Amount (INR)
1st instalment
On Selection
Rs. 20000 + GST*
2nd Instalment
10 December 2022
Rs. 25000 + GST*
3rd Instalment
20 February 2023
Rs. 25000 + GST*

6 Months No Cost EMI
Starts from

Rs. 11667 + GST*

For International Students

USD 1650

Kindly Note : Campus visit will be over and above of program fee.
* EMI dates may vary on a case to case basis. For more information, please refer the welcome email sent to you after the registration.
* 1% + GST* processing fees will be charged by loan partner in 6/9/12 months EMI.

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Abhishek Srivastava
Prof. Abhishek Srivastava
Ph.D. IIM Kozhikode

Abhishek Srivastava holds Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode in the area of Quantitative Methods and Operations Management. Prior ...

Devendra Kumar Pathak
Prof. Devendra Kumar Pathak
Ph.D. IIT Delhi

Dr. Devendra Kumar Pathak holds Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in Operations and Supply Chain Management. He also earned hi...

About the institute


  • The Institute is set up with the objective of providing quality management education while sensitizing students towards the needs of the society.

    • The faculty at IIM Kashipur represent the best mix of academic and industrial experiences.


    • The Institute is located in one of the most densely industrialized regions in the country with over 180 industries having plants in and around the region. This places the Institute at a vantage point when it comes to ‘Learning by Doing’ via frequent industry interactions and live projects.


    • The rigorous curriculum seeks to instil a passion for knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge to real life scenarios.

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is set up with the mission to drive academic excellence using innovative teaching methods, promoting research and practice of sustainable leadership. The institute commenced operations in July 2011 with a vision to become, over the next 10 years, one of the top business schools in India developing leaders who can perform globally. The fraternity diligently follows the core values of mutual respect, lifelong learning, the pursuit of excellence, transparency, and integrity.

The flagship programmes of the institute are Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Business Administration (Analytics) which are full time, two-year residential programmes. The rigorous educational curriculum tries to ingrain an enthusiasm for learning and the capacity to apply that information to real-life scenarios. The programme lays accentuation on all-round personality.

The institute also offers a two-year weekend Executive Master in Business Administration (MBA-WX) for working executives. Doctoral Programme – PhD and Executive Fellow Programme (EFPM) are the two doctoral programmes launched in 2015 and 2014 respectively. The faculty at IIM Kashipur represents one of the best mixes of academic and industrial experiences.

The 200-acre campus spreads loudness and cheers in the serene town of Kashipur, nested in the lap of Himalayas. The vibrant youth converging from across the country has lent life to and energized the beautiful campus. The institute brags of being situated in one of the densest industrialized districts in the nation with more than 180 ventures that have set up their plants in and around the region. This places the institution at a vantage moment when it comes to ‘Learning by Doing’ through regular industry interaction and live projects.

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Rs. 70,000 + 18% GST
3 Months
Rs. 23,334 + 18% GST
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Rs. 7023 Monthly
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