In Industry 4.0, Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM) is a practice that sits at the intersection of technology, strategy, logistics, and transformation. Emerging technologies have forced a rethink in the design of operations and supply chain processes and management. IIM Kashipur’s Executive Programme in Operations & Supply Chain Management (EPOSCM) is a dynamic programme aimed at introducing professionals to both theoretical models and practical expositions in the area of OSCM.
From suppliers to eventual customers, OSCM covers everything along the path on which goods travel, and as such, can make or break a business. Both operations and supply chain management add value to the business, shape the way people consume products and services, and drive economies. IIM Kashipur’s Executive Programme in Operations & Supply Chain Management (EPOSCM) is designed in a way to provide the participants with the frameworks and tools to identify, evaluate, coordinate, develop, and manage essential OSCM processes and predict future risks by spotting patterns and trends throughout the operations and supply chain network.
By employing an immersive pedagogy and robust curriculum, the programme imparts learners with contemporary knowledge and integrates design of operations strategy with tools in management sciences, information systems, supply chain networks, and other cross-functional domains. Through a hands-on learning approach, participants will be able to apply classroom learnings to solve real-world OSCM problems.
|Various Factors Driving the Growth of OSCM
- Live classes by highly experienced IIM Kashipur faculty and industry experts
- 15 academically rigorous modules covering 90+ topics like Six Sigma, Lean Management, SCM Analytics, etc.
- Experiential pedagogy comprising case studies, simulations, peer learning, and presentations
- 2-day in-campus module with presentation of capstone project
- Rich networking and mentorship opportunities
- IIM Kashipur Alumni status
- Develop an in-depth conceptual and practical understanding of OSCM and its associated sub-functions required for managing operations and supply chain activities.
- Learn the use of supply chain analytics to identify correlation and patterns among different resources in real-time to build a lean supply chain network.
- Understand the frameworks, tools, strategies, and management techniques to build new OSCM capabilities at scale and gain a competitive edge.
- Learn how to connect boardroom strategies to the frontline, build multi-stakeholder synergies, and leverage emerging techniques to unlock new values across all levels of the organisation.
- Master advanced concepts like Process Design, Product-process Matrix, Risk Pooling and Bullwhip Effect, Six Sigma Metrics, Project Portfolio Management, and Supply Chain 4.0.
- Build core competencies in Network Design, Management of Information Flows, Decision Modelling, and Aggregate Planning.
- Learn how to coordinate an organisation’s supply chain with other functional areas, such as production, quality assurance, and operations.
- Diploma (10+2+3)/bachelor’s degree or equivalent (10+2+3 or 10+2+4)/2 years’ master’s degree or equivalent/from a recognised university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
- 2 years of work experience after completion of qualifying education.
- Participants who fulfil the above criteria but are not working currently are also eligible for the programme.
Participants will be selected based on their overall profile.
The programme content comprises the following modules.
The programme is divided into multiple modules, each focussing on different aspects or functions of Operations & Supply Chain Management. Furthermore, there are periodic evaluations built-in throughout the course, which will help participants consolidate their learning from various modules of the programme.
● Descriptive Statistics
● Probability Theory, Random Variable
● Probability Distributions, Normal Distribution
● Sampling Theory
● Hypothesis Testing
● Regression Analysis
- System and Process, Granularity of the Process
- Process Mapping, Process Flow Diagram
- Business Process Improvement, Process Performance Measurement, Little’s Law
- Product and its Attribute, Strategies for Competitive Advantage
- Process Competency, Four Dimensions of Process Competency
- Product-process Matrix, Design of Process
- Types of Process (Continuous, Assembly Line, Batch, Job Shop, or Project)
- Facility Layout, Performance Measures, Types of Layouts, Assembly Line Balancing
- Material Requirement Planning
- Aggregate Planning
- Introduction to Quality and Evolution of Quality Management
- Contribution of Quality Gurus
- Using Process Approach to Build Quality Management System
- Design for Quality and Product Excellence (Concurrent Engineering, Taguchi Loss Function, QFD, Reliability Engineering)
- Theory of Constraints
- Design for Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, Total Productive Maintenance
- Introduction to Six Sigma Metrics (DPMO, RTY, VoC, VoS, SIPOC)
- Introduction to Generic Parameters of a Decision-making Problem
- Introduction to Linear Programming and its Applications
- Sensitivity Analysis and its Significance
- Waiting Line Models
- Formulation and Solution to Transportation and Assignment Problems
- Introduction to Integer Programming and its Applications
- Decision-making under Certainty, Risk, and Uncertainty
- Introduction to Service Operations Management
- Service Supply Relationships
- Forecasting Demand for Services
- Service Design
- Service Value Proposition
- Delivering Service Guarantee
- Services and Branding
- Project Initiation, Project Life Cycle, Project Feasibility, and Selection
- Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Project Manager, and Organisation
- Project Planning and Scheduling, Critical Path Method, and Analysis
- Cost Time Trade-Offs and Project Crashing Analysis, PERT Techniques, and Analysis
- Project Monitoring, Performance Monitoring Technique
- Project Cost Control, Earned Value Management,
- Cost Control and Monitoring Mechanism, Project Audit
- Project Termination, Termination Process, Final/Closer Report
- Define Phase (Project Selection and Tools, Kano Analysis)
- Measure Phase (Process Capability, Process Performance, Gauge R&R)
- Analyse Phase (Process Control Charts, Flow Charts)
- Improve and Control Phase (Process FMEA, Solution Prioritisation Matrix)
- Lean Management
- Lean, Waste, Toyota Production System, Just-in-Time (JIT)
- Single Minute Exchange of Die, Kaizen, Kanban
- Strategies for Designing a Lean Supply Chain
- Introduction to Supply Chain Management
- Supply Chain Drivers and Metrics
- Network Design in Supply Chain
- Managing Information Flows and Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chains
- Supply Chain Strategy and Design
- Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain
- Classification of Forecasting Methods, Measures of Forecast Error
- Introduction to Sourcing and its Contribution to Business Performance
- Sourcing Function and How it Works
- Purchasing Policy and Procedures
- Supplier Selection and Evaluation
- Supplier Governance and Risk Management
- E-procurement/Reverse Auction
- Managing the Contract and Supplier Relationship
- Global Sourcing
- How the View of Logistics Differs from that of Supply Chain Management
- Logistical Practices in Different Supply Chain Segments
- Role of Third-party Logistics
- Logistics Innovation
- Logistics Performance
- How Logistics Leads to Supply Chain Management
- The Concepts of Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics in Supply Chain Management
- Prescriptive Analytics for Distribution Network Optimisation
- Goal Programming for Supply Chain Optimisation, Multi-objective vs Single-objective Optimisation Problems
- Supply Chain Risk Analytics
- Risk Pooling and Bullwhip Effect: Analysing the Effect of Service Level and Centralised Information
- Visualisation Techniques in Supply Chain
- Building Predictive Models
- Optimisation Techniques for Supply Chain Analytics
- Big Data Analytics for Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Supply Chain
- Triple Bottom Line Philosophy
- Environmental Operational Practices
- Social Operational Practices
- Supply Chain Digitalisation
- Digital Transformation/Adoption in the Supply Chain
- Technology-embedded Business Models
- Current Trends in Digital Supply Chain
- Supply Chain 4.0 and its Benefits
- Students who successfully clear the evaluation criteria along with the requisite attendance criteria will be awarded a ‘Certificate of Completion’ from IIM Kashipur.
- Students with requisite participation but unable to complete successfully will receive a ‘Certificate of Participation’.
- Successful participants will also be accorded IIM Kashipur Alumni status.
|Fee Particulars||Amount (in )|
|Total Fee (Exclusive of Registration Fee)||1,66,000|
*GST will be added as applicable.
Note: Processing Fee includes ₹5,500 towards the Registration Fee and ₹4,500 towards the Programme Fee. Processing Fee of ₹10,000 is refundable in case the participant’s profile is rejected by IIM Kashipur.
This is with reference to the refund of the Processing Fees, please note that the Processing Fee shall not be refunded in the following circumstances:
|No. of Installments -Total amount to be paid in 4 installments.|
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|Timeline and Dates|
|Application Closure Date||08-May-2022|
|Academic Orientation Date||10-Jul-2022|
|Tentative Programme End Date||17-Jul-2023|
- The programme will be primarily taught through a combination of class exercises, presentations, take-home exercises, simulations, and case studies.
- The course contents are organised in a way to provide the participants with an introduction to the application of content to various business aspects.
- Each participant will do a project under the guidance of one of the course faculty. Each participant will be expected to make a presentation of the project during the on-campus module.
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