IIM Calcutta Launches the 10th Batch of the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management with Emeritus

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New Delhi, May 16, 2022: Ranked as the #3 best B-School in India (NIRF, 2021) and #1 as per Business Today ranking (2021), the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), has announced the launch of the tenth batch of the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management in collaboration with Emeritus. With the aim to upskill Indian professionals for a high-growth career in supply chain management, this career-defining 1-year programme is designed to benefit the supply chain practitioners from manufacturing and service organisations looking for a challenging, advanced programme to drive supply chain efficiency and profitability through contemporary strategies, modelling, and analytics. This programme is also ideal for professionals looking to switch careers in supply chain analytics and enhance their decision making through structured insights into supply chain techniques and industry best practices.

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The Indian supply chain and logistics sector is estimated to be a US$200-billion industry with a contribution of over 14% of India’s GDP (Entrepreneur, 2021). To stay ahead of the technological advancements in the supply chain domain, it is essential for professionals to continuously upskill themselves with contemporary strategies to drive logistics and supply chain operations that are resilient, agile, and future-proof.

In this context, the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management is designed by IIM Calcutta to help participants recognise, revisit, and reprioritise their logistics and supply chain strategies. This 1-year programme is delivered through an interactive pedagogy that integrates case studies, simulations, group discussions, and applied learning projects, interspersed with two on-campus immersions and live online lecture sessions from leading IIM Calcutta faculty. This cutting-edge programme offers best-in-class insights to assume cross-functional roles, efficiently coordinate with suppliers and customers, and drive corporate success. Towards the end of the programme, upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate of completion from IIM Calcutta and the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni Status.

Commenting on the launch of the tenth batch of this programme, Programme Directors, Prof. Bodhibrata Nag, Professor, Operations Management, and Prof. Megha Sharma, Associate Professor Operations Management from IIM Calcutta, said, “In a rapidly changing business landscape marked by fast-paced technology-led disruption across supply chains globally and the uncertainties that it brings along, upskilling with contemporary insights and best practices is indispensable for business success. As per recent media reports, India will play a significant role in reshaping supply chains and could contribute more than $500 billion annually to the global economy by 2030. We have upskilled over 400 professionals since the inception of this programme. We believe that learners will gain in-demand skills to develop, optimise, and transform digital supply chains so that their organisation has a unique competitive advantage”.

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Mohan Kannegal, CEO, India and APAC, Emeritus, said, “Technological advancements have enhanced the complexity of supply chain operations exponentially. A recent Gartner report stated that by 2025, more than 50% of the supply chain organisations would have a technology leadership role reporting directly to the chief supply chain officer. As logistics and supply chain managers progressively focus on demand rather than supply, there has never been a better time to upskill for a high-growth career in supply chain management. With insights from leading IIM Calcutta faculty, the Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management is poised to assist participants effectively and efficiently optimise and automate logistics and supply chain activities to improve overall business profitability”.

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The tenth batch of this programme begins on June 30, 2022, and has a fee of INR 4,34,000 + GST, with flexible payment options and low-cost EMI options available. The programme is offered through Emeritus, a global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable, offering a digital-first, seamless learning and high engagement experience. Visit the programme page for more details on the programme. Interested applicants should apply by May 19, 2022, to avail of a 10% discount amounting to INR 43,400 + GST on the total programme fee.

About IIM Calcutta:

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. During its initial years, several prominent faculty formed part of its nucleus, including Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others. IIM Calcutta is the first business school in India to complete triple accreditation by being recognised by three globally reputed business school accreditation organisations: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is also the only Indian business school that is a member of the Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS). IIM Calcutta has been regularly ranked in all-important ranking organisations in India and overseas. IIM Calcutta’s flagship programme, the 2-year MBA, was ranked 17th in the world, 1st in India and 2nd in Asia in FT MIM 2019 ranking. The vision of the Institute is to emerge as an International Centre of Excellence in all the facets of management education, rooted in Indian ethos and societal values. Over the past four decades, IIM Calcutta has blossomed into one of Asia’s finest business schools. Its strong ties to the business community makes it an effective mechanism for the promotion of professional management practices in Indian organisations. Today, IIM Calcutta attracts the best talent in India – a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programmes. Learn more at iimcal.ac.in.


About Emeritus: 

Emeritus Executive Education offers customised and open programmes in India, Singapore, Dubai and other global locations in collaboration with IIM Lucknow Executive Education, IIM Calcutta Executive Education, ISB Executive Education, Harvard Business School (HBS), MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, Kellogg Executive Education, Berkeley Executive Education, and Wharton Executive Education, amongst other leading Institutes. Our world-class executive education programmes, supported by eminent programme experts, provide an immersive learning experience integrated with actionable insights and practical business applications. The meticulously curated programmes are delivered in a different range of formats; in-class, online, as well as blended programmes. Our extensive portfolio also includes short 2-4 day in-class workshops, online courses of 2-3 months duration as well as comprehensive learning journeys that run over 6-9 months, customised to an organisation’s requirement. The Emeritus Group has more than 1,400 employees globally and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, Palo Alto, Mexico City, New York, Boston, London, and Dubai. Following its $650 million Series E funding round in August 2021, the company is valued at $3.2 billion, and is backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Leeds Illuminate, Prosus Ventures, Sequoia Capital India, Bertelsmann, Accel and SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Learn more at emeritus.org/in.