Supply Chain Digitization and Management Online Certification Course NITIE Mumbai 2021

Looking for a weekend course in supply chain management for industry professionals? This article provides details of an opportunity to attend online lectures conducted by Prof. David Simchi Levi, MIT USA Professor through NITIE Mumbai. Details of the course fees, schedule, modules, and registration process have been provided.

The Centre of Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai invites registrations for its global online certification course on End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation through Digitization. Prof. Manoj Tiwari, Director, NITIE will be in charge of the course that will be conducted in association with Prof. David Simchi Levi, MIT Professor-Business & Supply Chain Analytics, and Director-Data Science Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

At the outset, it should be mentioned that this course has been very popular and has been successfully conducted earlier, with excellent feedback from past attendees. As mentioned in the testimonials in the official brochure, there is inclusive participation. The instructors pause in-between to confirm understanding of what has been conveyed, and all queries are answered with patience. The overall delivery of the lectures, with case studies, quizzes, etc all make for a wonderful learning experience.

About the course

The Supply Chain Digitization and Management course is exclusively for industry professionals and corporate groups. Participants will get a detailed understanding of how data analytics, automation, and digitization can help create supply chain value, optimize production, be more accurate in forecasts to help improve sales, make successful marketing strategies to introduce a new product, etc.

All the lectures are live online with direct interactions with Prof. David Simchi Levi who will provide very detailed case studies and current happenings in the industry to support the lessons. You can get access to recordings of all the lectures for the duration of the course. At the end of each session, you will be provided with PPT slides and relevant supplementary material. You will also get one-year exclusive digital access to the latest edition of Prof. Levi's book 'Designing and Managing the Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies, and Case Studies' which will be highly beneficial while attending the online lectures.

Course Content

The course focuses on five major aspects, namely Supply Chain Trends, Supply Chain Competency, Machine Learning based technology, Digital Supply Chain transformation, and Supply Chain Resiliency and the impact of COVID-19 with practical case studies.

The specific modules over four weeks are-
First week: Supply Chain Fundamentals- Introduction and Course Overview, Customer Value and Operations Strategy, Supply Chain Integration, etc.
Second week: Supply Chain Digitization- Big Data Analytics for reengineering business processes. Prioritization Guidelines, Developing an effective solution architecture, etc.
Third week: Supply Chain Resiliency- The Risk Exposure Index, Inventory Management Strategies, etc.
Fourth week: Supply Chain Sustainability- Network Planning, Risk Sharing Strategies, etc.

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Course Schedule

The course is for a total of 20 hours, with eight sessions, each session of approximately two and half hours.
Dates: 13th November 2021 to 5th December 2021.
Time: 5 p.m. to 7.39 p.m. IST.
Days: Only on Saturday and Sunday.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a NITIE-issued official certificate on which the signatories are Prof. Manoj K. Tiwari and Prof. David Simchi-Levi.

Course Fees

The registration fees for the course are as follows-
  1. For individual registrations:
    • For participants from India-
      (i) For Industry Professionals / Others- Rs. 20,000/- per participant.
      (ii) For NITIE Alumni- Rs. 18,000/- per participant.

    • For participants from other countries - USD 400 per participant.

  2. For Bulk registrations by Industry Professionals: Rs. 16,000/- per participant (above 10 participants).

How to register

Interested to enroll for the course? Check the details of the course and register online at

Contact information

Send queries via email to
NITIE Website:
NITIE Campus address: National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) - Vihar Lake, Mumbai-400087.

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