A Degree With Difference

Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics - IIM Kozhikode

Batch 01

Duration : 1 Year
Mode : Direct to Device [D2D]
Fee : INR 2,65,000 + GST
(EMI starts at INR 6221/- pm*)

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Programme Overview

The supply chain industry is blooming with data-rich opportunities. Gear up your career to the next level in this competitive market place and achieve a competitive edge by optimally managing the supply chain.

IIM Kozhikode – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics drives deep understanding and builds a foundation of concepts in regards to Supply Chain Management (SCM).

Working executives can now seamlessly upscale their skill levels and get insights on integrating procurement, operations and logistics management. The programme will help you drive operational excellence – analyse various managerial levers and apply them to achieve supply chain excellence.

The curriculum equips budding supply chain managers with tools, concepts to manage and put them on the path to operational excellence. Learners can now attend online sessions that would be a combination of assessments, lectures, discussions, simulations, case analysis, and hands-on exercises.

Uptick with a strategic approach, learn end-to-end analysis and how to streamline the supply chain – delivering maximum customer value at an affordable price.

Programme Highlights


Certificate of completion - IIM Kozhikode


IIM Kozhikode - Executive Alumni Status


Gain an in-depth understanding of applications and concepts of Supply Chain


Hands-on analysis of supply chain problems and their solutions


Get insights on real-life case study analysis


Rigorous Pedagogy filled with simulations and case analysis

Learning Outcome


Acquire an understanding of real-life global supply and demand networks


Attain a holistic capability to analyse supply chain problems


Upscale using conceptual foundations, analytical tools and frameworks.


Seek exposure to analysing various managerial levers techniques


Swiftly manage the complexities inherent in practical management problems


Lead organizational change and supply chain transformation


  • A graduation degree from any recognized university
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience
  • Selections is based on detailed candidate profiles

Specimen Certificate

Programme Structure

Application Fee Programme Fee
INR 2,000 + GST INR 2,65,000 + GST
Initial Fees 1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment
INR 85,000 + GST (7 Days from the date of offer) INR 60,000 + GST INR 60,000 + GST INR 60,000 + GST
    • 2 Way Interactive Lectures via HD Virtual Classrooms
      • Sunday 09.00am to 12.15pm
  • Any change in any of the applicable taxes during the tenure of the programme, to be borne by the participants
  • Application fee is not included in the Installment pattern

Module Details

Fundamentals of SCM
  • Introduction to SCM
  • Supply Chain Structure
  • SCM processes & decisions
Demand Planning & Forecasting
  • Introduction to Demand Forecasting & Forecasting Accuracy
  • Forecasting: Time series methods and causal methods
  • Demand & Planning: Matching demand & supply
Supply Chain Modelling & Design
  • Basic overview of optimisation
  • Transportation Problem
  • Designing Distribution Network
Managing Inventory in Supply chain and supply coordination
  • Inventory management Models: EOQ, Quantity discount, Backorders
  • Single period inventory models, continuous review models
  • Risk pooling in supply chain
  • Bullwhip effect and how to manage it
Supply chain Integration and distribution strategies
  • Direct shipment, cross-docking, transhipment etc.
  • Postponement (Product and process)
  • Last-mile delivery
Logistics & Global Supply Chain Management
  • Freight transportation: Selection & its impact on inventory
  • Warehousing: Design, Operations heuristics, Material handling
  • Customs, Duties, Tariffs, INCO terms, Rules of origin, Letter of credit etc.
  • International transportation, Trading blocks, Trade zones, Bonded warehouses
  • Currency fluctuations, Exchange rate risks, Transfer pricing, Permanent establishment
Procurement and sourcing management
  • Outsourcing decision
  • Sourcing Purchasing at right price
  • Vendor rating
  • Types of contract
  • Managing Channel Partner distribution and conflicts
  • Supplier relationship & partnership
Fundamentals of Data Analytics
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Probability Distribution
  • Inferential Statistics, Predictive analytics
Data Analytics through R
  • Data Visualization and Basic Statistics
  • Linear Models and Generalised Linear Models
Digital Supply Chain Strategy and Transformation
  • Digitizing vs Digitalizing in Supply Chains
  • Digital ecosystem and Omnichannel revolution
  • Digital SC Transformation Capabilities
  • The role of Technology and its applications to Digital Supply Chains
  • Digital SC Transformation Roadmap
Other Application of Supply Chain Analytics
  • Predicting customer preferences
  • Pricing analytics
  • Demand Analytics - Demand forecasting
  • Procurement Analytics
  • Production Analytics-Production Planning and Workforce Management
  • Purchase Analytics - Order Management
  • Predictive maintenance of equipment
  • Cognitive analytics
Predicting and mitigating risk in supply chain
  • Tools and methods to identify Supply chain risk, assess risk and management risk
  • Design resilience in the supply chain
Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM)
  • Concept of triple -bottom line, carbon trading
  • Role of cradle-to-cradle design, sourcing, packaging, logistics in SSCM

*The in person sessions such as Virtual Live Classrooms and Campus immersions are subject to prevailing government rules pertaining to the pandemic. Jaro Education / Institute will keep all candidates updated accordingly

Programme Certification

Upon successfully completing this programme, you’ll earn an Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics (subject to fulfilment of attaining overall 75% attendance); it will add considerable value to your professional credentials.

Programme Director

Mr. Debashis Chatterjee

Director - IIM Kozhikode


Prof. Saparya Suresh

Professor Saparya Suresh

Ph.D. in Decision Sciences, IIM Bangalore Integrated MS in Mathematics, IISER Bhopal

Professor Saparya Suresh is an Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods and Operations Management at IIM Kozhikode. She has conducted research on multiple areas like Financial Time Series, Stochastic Processes, Insurance and Income Inequality.

About IIM Kozhikode

Indian Institute Of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) pioneered the Interactive – Learning (I-L) Program for working executives in India. The interactive learning programme started with 300 class contact hours in 2001-02, the two-year-long Executive Management Education Programme is today the most rigorous available in the country having around 738 class contact hours.

The institute moved to its new campus in January 2003 and the number of programs increased manifold with this step. The training activity is expected to witness further growth with the latest 64 room executive hostel and the construction of a modern 200-bed management development complex. IIM Kozhikode Institute today is a leader in Faculty Development Programmes (FDP), conducting the largest number of programmes (18) totalling 20 weeks in 2008-09, and is the major QIP (Quality Improvement Programme) Centre of the All Indian Council of Technical Education, in the field of management education.


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