NITIE Mumbai Supply Chain Digitization and Management online certificate course

Are you looking to study a weekend online certification management course related to supply chain digitization from a reputed institute? This article provides complete information on the Online Certification Course on Supply Chain Digitization and Management scheduled a few days hence by NITIE, Mumbai to be conducted by the Director and by globally renowned MIT Prof. David Simchi-Levi. Know the dates and timings, course fee, and where to register online.

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai offers academic and professional engineering management programs. It holds an impressive 12th rank among management institutes in India in the 2020 MHRD's National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). NITIE is conducting this month a unique Global Online Certification Course on Supply Chain Digitization and Management.

About the course

The online course on supply chain digitization and management will explain how digitization, analytics, and automation can be seamlessly blended and applied to supply chain processes in an effective manner to optimize production and thereby improve growth and profits. You will learn to identify loopholes and resolve issues through technological solutions, thereby preventing any disruptions in the production stages.

The course is spread over a total of 20 lectures on virtual platforms, each lecture for the duration of one and a half hours approximately. The primary Lecturer is Prof. David Simchi-Levi, MIT Professor – Business & Supply Chain Analytics and Director of the Data Science Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Some of the lectures will be held by Prof. Manoj K. Tiwari, Director, NITIE Mumbai.

Once you complete the entire course, you will get a Certificate of Completion from NITIE signed by both the instructors, namely Prof. David Simchi-Levi and Prof. Manoj K Tiwari.

Course content

The break-up of the online lectures on supply chain digitization and management are as follows-
First lecture: Introduction and an overview of the course.
Second lecture: Controlling the bullwhip and the value of information.
Third and fourth lectures: Supply Chain Integration; push-pull and reduction of complexity.
Fifth lecture: Supply Chain segmentation.
Sixth and seventh lectures: How to use Big Data to improve operations.
Eighth and ninth lectures: Resiliency in the supply chain.
10th lecture: Flexibility in the supply chain.
11th lecture: Management of inventory and risk-pooling strategies.
12th lecture: Supply contracts and risk-sharing strategies.
13th lecture: Strategic partnering.
14th lecture: Network planning.
15th-16th lectures: The Green Supply Chain.
17th lecture: IT and business processes.
18th lecture: Customer value and Operations strategy.
19th-20th lectures: A summary of the course and presentation of assignments.

Course fee

  1. For Indian students: Rs. 3,000/- per participant.
  2. For Indian academicians and faculty: Rs.6,000/- per participant.
  3. For Indian Alumni of NITIE: Rs.6,000/- per participant.
  4. For Indian industry professionals and others: Rs. 12,000/- per participant
  5. For all foreign participants: USD 165 per participant.

Special Corporate Rates: An organization can avail of a special bulk registration for a minimum of 15 participants. The total fee per person is Rs.8000/- and any additional participant above the minimum is also Rs.8000/-. The mode of fee payment is via direct account transfer, with details of the account to be shared after confirmation by NITIE. Corporates can contact NITIE via email for further information (refer to the end of this article for the contact email).

Course Schedule

Dates: 16th January to 21st March 2021, on Saturday-Sunday.
Time: 5.30 p.m. to 7 p.m. (IST).
Last Date for Registration: 12th January 2021.

Where to register online

  • For Indian students:
  • For academicians and faculty from India:
  • For NITIE alumni from India:
  • For industry professionals and others from India:
  • For all foreign participants:

Contact information

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Email queries to be sent to:

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Author: Umesh24 Jan 2021 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 4

Today in the manufacturing and production industries there is a continuous endeavour to keep things under the automated platforms and information and feedback for each of the process is digitized and kept in a tabulated sequential form to appraise the management about the activities going on as well as the bottlenecks, in the manufacturing cycles, if any. So, digitization and automation have brought a paradigm shift in the manner the supply chain mechanism is being adopted in real-life situations. The efficiency in the production belt is the sum total of the efforts done by the middle-level managers using the supply chain improvement techniques and it makes great sense to learn the subtleties of this area which are now emerging out in the shape of these certificate courses. Those managers who understand the subject of supply chain management thoroughly can definitely diagnose and improve the system with their knowledge acquired in such courses.

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