Course on Supply Chain Management

  • Categories Mechanical
  • Duration 40h
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update March 15, 2020

About Course

Supply Chain Management is a technological process to build, analyses and recommend the feasibility and utilization of the Information technology to maximize customer value and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.


Supply chain management is the management of the flow of goods and services which includes all processes that transform raw materials into final products.Supply chain management represents an effort by the suppliers to develop and implement supply chains that are as efficient and economical as possible to stream line the business’s supply-side activities to maximize customer value and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.Thus, the main aim of the course is to prepare the participants to gain knowledge and technological process to build, analyses and recommend the feasibility,utilization of the Information technology in supply chain management that can be adopted in industries.Thus, participants will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of supply chain management and its applications with the ability to implement and manage a competitive supply chain using strategies, models, techniques.

What Will I Learn?

  • Understand the framework and scope of supply chain management.
  • Identify the key drivers of supply chain performance and their inter-relationships with strategy.
  • Study the complexity of inter-firm and intra-firm coordination so as to manage in implementing a competitive supply chain programs such as strategic alliances, models, techniques jointly managed inventories and information technology.
  • Plan the demand, inventory and supply and optimize supply chain network.
  • Understand the emerging trends and impact of information technology on Supply chain
  • Develop analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to solve variety of supply chain management and design problems.

Topics for this course

6 Lessons40h

Introduction to Supply Chain Management

Introduction: Supply Chain – Fundamentals –Evolution- Role in Economy – Importance – Decision Phases – Supplier Manufacturer-Customer chain. – Enablers/ Drivers of Supply Chain Performance. Supply chain strategy – Supply Chain Performance Measures.

Strategic Sourcing Outsourcing

Warehouse Management

Supply Chain Network Distribution

Supply Chain Network Optimization

Current Trends in Supply Chain Management

About the instructor

Dr. Jagadish T

Director, Research and Development

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54 Courses

5 students



  • All those who have already undergone the foundation course on material science, manufacturing process and industrial management and wish to learn and enhance their knowledge about supply chain management.

Target Audience

  • Engineers/Managers working in the production/manufacturing units mechanical, automotive, aerospace, railways, defence, nuclear energy, thermal power, wind, and power generation related Industry can participate.
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