1.Introduction to the course
India is poised to see a rapid growth in the area of logistics and supply chain, especially as it integrates with the global supply chains. Currently, 80% of the sector is unorganised and there is a rapid movement towards formalisation of the sector. This is accentuated by the entry of multi-national companies into this strategically important area. However, there is dearth of skilled and knowledgeable professionals in this area. This course has been drawn up with support from the industry and has been designed to provide the skills which are in demand in order to perform well in this profession.
This is a two year, full time program offering an MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management course. This is a domain specific course which concentrates on preparing the students to enter the Supply Chain Management industry. The second year of the program is devoted to on-the-job training to make the students fully integrated with industry requirements. After completion, the students are thus ready to be immediately be absorbed by the industry
2.What are the learning outcomes?
•To expose the students to the concepts and fundamentals of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
•To train them on the processes of implementation, control, and planning of the flow of the products from the point of supply to the point of consumption
•To prepare them for taking up various roles in the industry through prolonged hands-on experience
Logistics Management, Strategic Supply Chain Management, Global Trade operations
Warehouse Management, Principles of ERP, Procurement and inventory Management
Commercial Geography etc.
It is a specialized program offering MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Extensive on-the-job training in different roles in the logistics and supply chain organisations.
6.Placement & Career Opportunities
There is dearth of skilled and knowledgeable professionals in this area. Common career options are Supply Chain Manager, Logistics Analyst, Logistics Manager, Purchase Manager etc. The major recruiters are, Shipping Companies, Air, Rail and Road Transportation firms, Ports and Harbours, Consultants, Supply Chain departments of MNCs and Business Houses, Import-Export Firms and Logistics Companies.
Minimum 50% aggregate in 10th or equivalent examination, Minimum 50% aggregate in 10 +2 or equivalent from any recognized board and in 60% in UG from any recognised University in India or abroad and CAT / MAT / XAT / AUAT qualified
8. Duration (in Year): 2