Welcome to the Certification in Integrated Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Digital Era, offered by Indian Institute of Management Visakhapatnam. This comprehensive program aims to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in the rapidly evolving fields of Operations and Supply Chain Management, while also leveraging emerging technologies.

Program Overview:

In today's fast-paced, interconnected world, operations and supply chain management are undergoing transformative changes due to technological advancements and digitalization. This comprehensive program from IIM Visakhapatnam is engineered specifically for practitioners, providing a deep dive into both the traditional and digital aspects of the field. It equips participants with essential knowledge and actionable insights, focusing on modern challenges such as data analytics, real-time information sharing, and the integration of emerging technologies like IoT and machine learning. The goal is to empower practitioners to navigate this complex landscape effectively, implementing data-driven strategies for operational efficiency and competitive advantage in the digital era.

Program Timelines:

Start Date: October 15, 2023
Duration: 6 months

Certificate: Certification awarded by IIM Visakhapatnam

Who Should Attend:

This program is ideal for individuals with a minimum of 2 years of work experience who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in operations and supply chain management. It caters to those seeking to initiate or advance their careers in this field. Junior, mid-level, and senior executives who aspire to take on leadership roles in operations and supply chain management are encouraged to apply.

Program Benefits:

Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from IIM Visakhapatnam. This certificate recognizes the participants' commitment and understanding of the program's content and principles.

Course Delivery: The program features a variety of teaching methodologies to ensure a holistic learning experience:

  • Interactive Live Sessions
  • Data-driven problem solving.
  • Case discussion
  • Simulation based learning.
  • Gamification Elements
  • Quizzes and Assessments
  • Industry Case Studies
  • Lectures, Simulations, Workshops, and Case Studies
Additional Benefits:
  • AI-Driven Interview Preparation
  • Expert-led Resume Building
  • Adaptive Learning Algorithms
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Automated Feedback

Mentors: The program is guided by experienced mentors from IIM Visakhapatnam, including:

Milan Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Production and Operations Management Area at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Visakhapatnam. He earned his Ph.D. (FPM) in Operations Management from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, where he researched the pricing and sourcing strategies of companies facing supply disruption risks.

Before earning his Ph.D., Kumar worked in Data Analytics for about two years. His work has been presented at national and international conferences. Currently, his research focuses on supplier development, sourcing strategies under supply risk, price control, subsidies in the Electric Vehicle domain, and additive manufacturing.

Prof. Neena Pandey holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from IIM Bangalore, specializing in Internet Governance. Her research focuses on multi-stakeholder vs. multilateral Internet governance and the impact of the digital divide on sponsored data plans. She currently studies Government e-Marketplace and Internet shutdowns.

At IIMV, she teaches Management of Information Systems and other technology-related courses, conducts workshops on Digital Transformation, and was part of the founding team of DigiSec360IN Solutions. She has 9.5 years of corporate experience, including roles at Samsung, Sencore Electronics, and Verizon Data Services, where she received two patents. She holds an MSc. in Statistics from IIT Kanpur and an M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Madras.

Course Curriculum: The curriculum is designed to cover a range of topics over the span of 6 modules, culminating in a Live Project. The course will be covered in seven modules:

  1. Operations Basics
  2. Information Needs of Organizations: Basics
  3. Strategic Operations
  4. Digital Transformation of Organizations: Operations
  5. Supply Chain Introduction and Coordination
  6. Digital Transformation of Supply Chain Management
  7. Strategies for Supply Chain Design
  8. Live Project

Admission Process:

To enroll in the course, start by selecting it and registering, followed by a consultation with our Program Advisors. After the initial consultation, pay the preliminary course fee and submit your documents for verification. If required, you may also need to appear for an interview. Upon successful verification and interview, you will receive an offer letter; confirm your acceptance to complete the onboarding process and commence the course.

Programme Timelines

Programme Launch Date: October 15, 2023
Date for 1st Class (Moat School Platform): October 15, 2023
Course Completion Timeline (Tentative): April 14, 2024

Application Fees

Application Fees: Rs.2000/-
Program Fees excluding application fee to be paid in three installments: *Rs.78,000/-
*Excluding GST and other taxes. 

For detailed information about the program, admission process, and more, please download the brochure or visit our website. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in operations and supply chain management in the digital era. Enroll now and embark on a journey towards professional excellence.

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