PGDM Supply Chain Management

General Introduction to the course:

Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product’s flow, from acquiring raw materials and production through distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective way possible.

What is PGDM Supply Chain Management?

Supply Chain Management(SCM) is the management of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the provision of products and services required by the end customers. PGDM Supply Chain Management reaches all movement and storage of raw materials, work in process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

Supply Chain Management professionals are involved in every plan of the business as they strive to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by building and delivering products better, faster and cheaper. They play a key role in all organizations from manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies, third-party logistics firms, government agencies, and service firms.



The programme objectives are:

1. To understand the concepts of logistics and supply chain in business operations.
2. To provide hands-on practical exposure with analytical tools and simulation.
3. Optimizing inventories by different controlling techniques.
4. To use quality management tools for improvement of overall processes.

Eligibility Criteria:

1. Bachelor degree /Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.

2. International/ SAARC Graduate from a recognised / accredited University /Institution.

3. Students who have appeared for the final year of examination of their bachelor’s degree program and are awaiting results can also apply, subject to successfully completing their bachelor’s degree program/graduation.

Duration and Validity:

1. The duration of the program is one and half year.
2. The registration period is valid for two academic years.


Semester- I

1. Production/ operations management.
2. Materials Management (MM).
3. Logistics & distribution management.
4. Concepts in supply chain management.
5. Legal aspects of supply chain management.

Semester – II

1. Strategic Supply Chain Management (SSCM).
2. E-Business.
3. Project Management (Operations).
4. World Class Manufacturing.

Semester – III

1. Warehouse Management.
2. Entrepreneurship Development and Management.
3. Research Methodology.

NOTE: Syllabus may vary from College to College And University to University.

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