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M.Sc. – Supply Chain

Programme Overview

Duration: 2 Years Programme Code: 010303

The M.Sc. in Supply Chain Management equips the students with advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical skills in order to identify the areas for improvement within an organization to gain the competitive edge. Logistics and Supply Chain Management forms a significant part of any business and improvement in this area will give the company an added competitive advantage. Therefore, this programme is designed for high caliber graduates from science and engineering disciplines, seeking to gain experience to work at all levels of the company, from operational to the strategic.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • Develop enhanced quantitative and qualitative skills to support decision making in any logistic area within an organization.
  • Enable the students to design the key functional areas of supply chain system.
  • Facilitate the students to respond to the dynamics of the supply chain.
  • Design and develop integrated information technology system for efficient and responsive supply chain.

Programme Outcome

    At the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • understand the importance of supply chain management in competitive business scenarios.
  • apply knowledge in the areas of inventory, transportation, warehousing, location,
    reverse and green logistics and customer and supplier relationships.
  • become proficient in the decision making for efficient and effective supply chain
    management.
  • understand the global practices of Information Technology applications in key

Programme Highlights

Teaching is done through interactive sessions in the classroom. Real life situations and scenarios are shared through videos, audios, role plays, tutorials and group work. Emphasis is laid on practical learning which is simulated through case studies and live projects. The knowledge and skills of students are assessed by innovative techniques using scientific parameters.

Some of the major areas that will be covered

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management, New Product Development and Innovation Management, Spreadsheets and Decision Support Systems, Network Design, Data Mining and Forecasting, Warehousing and Transport Management, Management of Operations, Management Science Modelling, Marketing, Financial and Management Accounting, Simulation and Optimization Software.

Career Avenues

One can develop a career in sectors ranging from Purchase Manager, Strategic Planner, Purchase Analyst/Assistant, Materials Analyst, Materials Manager, Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Commodity Manager, Inventory Manager, Strategic Sourcing Manager, Operations Manager, Sourcing Manager, Warehousing Manager, etc.

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline from UGC approved University. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.


Course Structure

SEM 1

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
NA New Product Development and Innovation Management 300 3
NA Spreadsheets and Decision Support Systems 300 3
NA Concepts in Supply Chain Management 300 3
NA Production & Operations Management 300 3
NA Materials Management 300 3
NA Logistics & Distribution Management 300 3
NA Project 1/ Amalgamator 202/300 3
Total Credits 21

SEM 2

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
NA Data Mining and Forecasting 300 3
NA Warehousing and Transport Management 300 3
NA Management of Operations 300 3
Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management 400 4
NA Decision Models and Optimization 300 3
NA Total Quality Management 300 3
NA Project 2/ Amalgamator 202/300 3
Total Credits 22

SEM 3

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
NA Management Science Modelling 400 4
NA Marketing 400 4
NA Financial and Management Accounting 400 4
NA Simulation and Optimization Software 400 4
NA Performance Management 400 4
NA Business Statistics and Database Management 400 4
NA Project 3/ Amalgamator 202/300 3
Total Credits 27

SEM 4

Code Pre-requisite Paper Title L T P per Week Total Credits
NA Digital Marketing 400 4
NA Heuristics & Optimisation 400 4
NA Managing the Multinational Enterprise 400 4
NA Structure and Organisation of the E-Commerce Enterprise 300 3
NA Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management 400 4
Dissertation in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 16 8
Project 4/ Amalgamator 202/300 3
Total Credits 30
Total Course Credits 100

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