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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Supply Chain Management Course 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.

Supply Chain Management Course 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

Supply Chain Management Online Course Eligibility

  • Graduation degree from any recognized university
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience
  • The selections process would require detailed candidate profiles

Assessment & Evaluation

  • The evaluation methodology is the discretion of the faculty
  • The methodology includes online exams, case analysis, class contribution, and any other component as decided by the faculty
  • The program may require participants to work on individual or group assignments and/or projects. The main objective of such assignments/projects will be to help the participants apply conceptual learning in the program to actual organizational decisions scenarios
  • The participants will have to secure the minimum pass marks in the respective evaluation components

Attendance Criteria

  • A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the program

Supply Chain Management Online Course 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

Programme Certification

  • Participants who successfully meet the evaluation criteria and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a 'Certification of Completion'
  • Participants who are unable to clear the evaluation criteria but have requisite attendance will be awarded a 'Participation Certificate'
Supply Chain Management certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.

IIM Kozhikode Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the program, participants will be eligible for the prestigious IIM Kozhikode executive Alumni status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from IIM Kozhikode

Note: The executive alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of IIM Kozhikode

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.


Prof. Rupesh Kumar Pati

PhD (IIT Roorkee) in Supply Chain Management, M.Tech (ISM, Dhanbad) in Industrial Engineering and Management (Gold Medal), B.Tech (OUAT (now BPUT), Bhubaneswar) in Mechanical Engineering

Professor Rupesh Pati has conducted various research in the field of Sustainable Supply Chain, Project Management and Digital Transformation.

FAQ’s - IIM Kozhikode - ASCM

All participants will receive a prestigious PG Certificate at the end of the IIM Kozhikode – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics Programme.

The Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics Programme from the Top B School, IIM Kozhikode is a 12 months programme for professionals in supply chain to upskill their skills sets.

The Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics Programme connects students with the Direct to Device [D2D] learning mode.

All participants will be entitled with the most promising alumnus tag, upon successful completion Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics Programme.
They would get Executive Alumni Status of IIM Kozhikode.

The students must attend a minimum 75% of lectures as a prerequisite for the successful completion of the ASCM Programme.

About IIM Kozhikode

Started in 1997 with its Post-Graduate Programme (PGP), the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) is on a high growth trajectory today, offering the widest range of academic programmes in the field of
management education. These include Doctoral Programme in Management, Executive PG Programmes, Management Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes. IIMK also set up a Satellite campus at Infopark, Kochi, in 2013 dedicated to Executive Education.

IIMK also has the unique distinction of launching a PhD (Practice Track) programme for working professionals besides bringing in new dynamic courses in Women Leadership, PGP in Business Leadership (2019) PGP-
Finance and PGP in Liberal Studies & Management (2020).


The institute is also home to IIMK LIVE, a first-of-its-kind startup incubation programme and the only Indian Business Museum in the country.
IIM Kozhikode ranks 15th in Asia Pacific and #101+ globally in the QS World University Global Executive MBA Rankings 2020. Since its inception, IIM Kozhikode has successfully carved its niche in the area of
management education, through a judicious blend of academics and real-world practice. The Institute
continually adapts to the rapid influx of changes in the Indian business landscape by providing cutting-edge Management Development Programmes with innovative pedagogy and content to impart industry-relevant knowledge and skills to its executive education participants. Last year, IIM Kozhikode trained more than 3,400 executives through a wide gamut of programmes uniquely crafted for agile minds interested in thought-
provoking questions and learning centred on business transformation and growth.

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FAQ’s - IIM Kozhikode - ASCM