Hyderabad: Indian Institute of Management Kolkata (IIM-C) today announced the launch of the eighth batch of the ‘Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management (APSCM)’in partnership with Hughes Global Education. Delivered over the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform, the programme is aimed at supply chain professionals, managers, and practitioners seeking to upgrade their skills and strategies with advanced Supply Chain Management concepts and practices.

Bringing in a unique blend of multi-disciplinary learning, the year-long programme will equip supply chain managers with all-round capabilities in managing real world supply chain issues. The course will offer participants an in-depth and integrated view of both operational as well as strategic activities involved in Supply Chain Management processes helping them deliver corporate success through a more efficient coordination with their suppliers and customers.The programme also entails a unique ‘group project’feature to help participants apply key learnings in solving real world supply chain problems.

Prof. Bodhibrata Nag, Dean Academics, IIM-Kolkata said,“This programme is very unique in that itcovers supply chain in great depth along with a breadth of management aspectssuch as finance, strategy, marketing, organization structure and design, international trade and macroeconomics. It is designed to equip a manager with the necessary skills to perform on supply chain positions, as well as equip the manager with the required skills as the person takes more responsibilities in the top management. The programme has demonstrated its efficacy in capability building of numerous supply chain professionals as evidenced by the feedback received and accelerated career progression of many of its alumni.”

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