Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management (APSCM)
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
The programme offers highly structured and robust approach to decision making in supply chains. State-of-the-art analytical models are combined with intuitive arguments in the classroom to improve the supply chain decisions. Discussions on cross-functional issues broaden the perspective and add to the rigor of the course. Participants graduating from this program are expected to move into senior roles in supply chain management in areas including strategic sourcing and procurement, logistics and distribution management, retailing, e-commerce, product management, production planning, and other allied areas of supply chain.
The objective is to equip managers and practitioners with the concept and practices of SCM 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 and sales & distribution planning, and strategic activities like vendor selection and management, SCM network optimization, and product/process re-design for SCM. 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 rise up to the expectations of their firms. Further to enable supply chain practitioners comprehend and leverage the business environment as well as equip them with skills to assume greater responsibilities cross-functionally, the programme includes topics on fundamental aspects of management theory.
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