Supply Chain Management- A Quantitative Approach

Programme Overview

Increasing the efficiency and responsiveness of business processes is the key to the success of business organisations in general and those in the manufacturing and service sectors in particular. Supply chain strategies have emerged as the critical backbone to drive improvement in business performance and achieve bottom lines. It is in this context that competency in the area of process analysis and use of mathematical tools and techniques has assumed criticality for managerial effectiveness.

The programme will provide participants with a tool-kit of concepts and practices of innovative strategies and best practices for improving supply chain performance and thereby enable them to respond quickly to changes and capitalise on new opportunities.

Programme Objectives

  • To familiarise the participants with the basic SCM concepts
  • Develop skill in building mathematical models in design and planning of SCM  by providing hands-on experience
  • Appreciating impacts of SCM decisions in corporate performance

Programme Benefits

Armed with the tools and techniques of SCM, that will be offered in the programme, the participants will be able to identify and diagnose problems and risk factors in their supply chain and work out solutions. They will be able to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain practices of their respective organisations, leading to boost in customer services and bottom line.

Programme Pedagogy

The programme is designed to enable the participants to have hands on experience in developing different optimisation spread-sheet models including demand forecasting, network optimisation and inventory models.

In addition to classroom discussion, conceptual and application exercises will be used to bring in clarity.

Who Should Attend

This programme is designed for working professionals in the field of supply chain management as well as those individuals who are looking to further their careers in the supply chain areas, in both manufacturing as well as service sector.

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 15th - 17th, February, 2018


 09:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


 Rs. 25,000 + Taxes

Dr. Sesha Iyer

Ph.D., M.Tech (Production), BE(Mech), FICWA. 

Has been a faculty at SPJIMR teaching PGDM, PGDM (Executive) & PG-EMP and has conducted Management Development Programmes for many companies.

Programme Content

  • Flow model
  • Network model
  • Functional model
  • Process mode
  • Supply chain strategies
  • Alignment with Corporate Strategy
  • SCM Drivers and Metrics
  • Location Models
  • Network flow optimisation mode
  • Tools & Techniques
  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • The MPC framework
  • Master production scheduling
  • MRP for Supply Chain Management
  • Design of Inventory system
  • What? How much? When? Where
  • Improving service level and inventory turnover
  • Just in time system
  • Sourcing & Pricing
  • Leveraging with IT
  • Logistics Operation



Discounts on Fees

 Early Bird for first 5 participants


 Group of 5 to 6 participants


 Group of 3 to 4 participants


 Bhavans Alumni ( SPJIMR, SPCE & SPIT)



Contact Details:

Contact person: Priyanka Patil
Tel:  +91 22 61454351 

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Bhavan's Campus
Munshi Nagar | Dadabhai Road,
Andheri West | Mumbai - 400 058, India
Tel:+91-22-2623-0396/ 2401