Advanced Supply Chain Management and Role of Analytics - IIM Kozhikode

Batch 01

Duration : 1 Year

Eligibility : Graduates in any discipline with 3 years of work experience

Mode : Direct to Device [D2D]

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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 programme 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

Certificate of completion
- IIM Kozhikode

IIM Kozhikode - Executive

IIM Kozhikode - Executive
Alumni Status

Supply Chain

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

problems and solutions

Hands-on analysis of supply chain
problems and their solutions

case study analysis

Get insights on real-life
case study analysis

simulations and case analysis

Rigorous Pedagogy filled with
simulations and case analysis

Learning Outcome

finance & financial statements

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

financial business decisions

Attain a holistic capability to
analyse supply chain problems

financial problems

Upscale using conceptual foundations,
analytical tools and frameworks

corporate finance

Seek exposure to analysing various
managerial levers techniques

power skills

Swiftly manage the complexities
inherent in practical management problems

data analysis

Lead organizational change and
supply chain transformation

Programme Structure

Application Fee
Programme Fee
INR 2,000/-  + GST
INR 2,65,000/-  + GST
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • 2 Way Interactive Lectures via HD Virtual Classrooms
  • Sunday 09.00 am to 12.15 pm
  • Graduation degree from any recognized university
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience
  • The selections process would require detailed candidate profiles
  • 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
  • A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the program

Module Details

  • MODULE 01

      Fundamentals of SCM
      Introduction to SCM
      Supply Chain Structure
      SCM processes & decisions

  • MODULE 02

      Demand Planning & Forecasting
      Introduction to Demand Forecasting & Forecasting Accuracy
      Forecasting: Time series methods and causal methods
      Demand & Planning: Matching demand & supply

  • MODULE 03

      Supply Chain Modelling & Design
      Basic overview of optimisation
      Transportation Problem
      Designing Distribution Network

  • MODULE 04

      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

  • MODULE 05

      Supply chain Integration and distribution strategies
      Direct shipment, cross-docking, transhipment etc.
      Postponement (Product and process)
      Last-mile delivery

  • MODULE 06

      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

  • MODULE 07

      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

  • MODULE 08

      Fundamentals of Data Analytics
      Descriptive Statistics
      Probability Distribution
      Inferential Statistics, Predictive analytics

  • MODULE 09

      Data Analytics through R
      Data Visualization and Basic Statistics
      Linear Models and Generalised Linear Models

  • MODULE 10

      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

  • MODULE 11

      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

  • MODULE 12

      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

  • MODULE 13

      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'

IIM Kozhikode 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


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.

Rupesh Kumar Pati
Professor 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.

About IIM Kozhikode

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.