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Executive Programme in Supply Chain and Logistics Management - Blended Learning - Batch 02 (EPSCLM-BL02)

The programme is aimed at providing the participants with a deep understanding of the supply chain and logistics management principles from a strategy, planning and operations perspective.

Prof. Chetan SomanProf. Debjit Roy


The programme is aimed at providing the participants with a deep understanding of the supply chain and logistics management principles from a strategy, planning and operations perspective. The sessions would be specifically designed to prepare participants for advancement in supply chain management careers including procurement, supplier management, inventory management, coordination, logistics (transport and warehousing).


To develop an understanding of linking supply chain management with the enterprise strategy.

To develop coordinated supply chain strategies and improve value.

To design and optimize a supply chain network.

To learn analytical tools and techniques (using software) related to supply chain performance optimization.

To appreciate the need for latest advancements in supply chain such as Block chain etc.


The pedagogy will be highly interactive. It will leverage use of technology. It will consist of a judicious blend of lectures, real life case studies, computer simulations, case presentations, quizzes and assignments.

Course Duration:

Spread over 6 to 8 months

Mode of Delivery:

Online classrooms at VCNow centres and campus modules at IIM Ahmedabad (Subject to government regulations)


Once a week

Class Schedule:

Every Sunday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM


Through Classes at VCNow Virtual, using synchronous Learning Technology platform.

On-campus modules would be conducted subject to prevailing conditions and government advisories. There would not be any refund for not holding such modules.


IIM Ahmedabad shall issue a Certificate of Completion (CoC) to eligible participants subject to the fulfilment of evaluation and attendance criteria mentioned below:

Participants are assessed for all the courses. Participants will be given any one of the following grades: “Satisfactory Plus” (S+); “Satisfactory” (S); “Unsatisfactory” (U).

Prticipant will be asked to leave the programme and the fees will then be forfeited in any of the following cases:

1. If a participant gets 2nd U for academic indiscipline wherein Academic Indiscipline includes cheating/ copying/ plagiarism in assignments and examinations and facilitating cheating in any way or is found having integrity issue during the programme.

2. If a participant gets 4th U for under-performance.

3. If a participant gets 1 U for academic indiscipline and 3Us for under-performance.

4. As per the norms of the programme, a participant requires at least 80% of attendance to become eligible to receive the certificate, failing which a participant won’t be awarded the certificate.

IIMA Alumni Association:

Participants who are attending short-duration Executive Education Programmes for the first time, on or after April 1, 2012, will have to attend for a total of 21 days in one or more programmes in order to be eligible for alumni status and alumni identity card, both of which will be awarded on the payment of a one-time alumni fee of INR 10,000/- + GST.


Selections will be based on evaluation of individual profile & Statement of Purpose (SoP)

Service Provider:


For Assistance

VCNow: + 91 8506085417
IIMA Phone: +91-79-7152 6300

Course Content

Integrated Supply chain simulation

Strategic directions

Supply chain alignment / strategy / metrics

Procurement and Inventory management

Supply chain network / logistics optimization

Data-driven decisions / supply chain analytics

Supply chain finance

Logistics (Sea, Air, Rail, Road)

Distribution strategies

Transportation and Routing


Supply Chain Contracts

Pricing and revenue management

Supply chain sustainability

Humanitarian and Non-profit Supply Chains

Service Supply Chains

Latest trends, Blockchain, Business Model Innovations

Supply chain coordination and platforms

Simulation / predictive / digital twin

Risk management in supply chains

Industry applications (automobile supply chain, food supply chain, agri supply chains, EV, semiconductor supply chains, gold logistics, time-sensitive supply chains – transplant / Q-commerce, cold logistics)

Introduction to supply chain decisions

Supply chain project presentation

Working executives, with a graduation degree (10+2+3 or equivalent) in any discipline with minimum 50% or above marks. The applicant must have minimum 2 years of work experience at Junior, middle or senior level in operations function or can be an entrepreneur. The idea is to have clarity on the Ex-Ante desired level of the participants.

The eligible candidates will be selected based on educational and professional background and motivation based on the application form submitted.

Prof. Chetan Soman

Prof. Debjit Roy

Programme Faculty

Prof. Ankur Sinha

Prof. Prahalad Venkateshan

Prof. Sachin Jayaswal

Prof. Saral Mukherjee

A learning path with Online@IIMA is adaptable, individualized and multifaceted. It is designed to foster an ecosystem where the learner will be capable of connecting micro modules to the core specialization - weaving the entire experience into a thorough learning opportunity towards a productive output or building sustainable solutions.

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  • Skill Level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Certificate Yes
  • Fees350,000.00 +GST
  • Last Date of Application 08 Jan 2024
  • Start Date 22 Jan 2024
  • End Date 17 Aug 2024

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