Digital SCM 2021

Global Online Certification Course on Supply Chain Digitization and Management

End-to-End Supply Chain Transformation

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Dates: 16th Jan ’21 – 21st March ’21 (5:30 PM – 7:00 PM IST | Saturday & Sunday)

Course Instructors

Prof. DAVID SIMCHI-LEVI
MIT Professor – Business & Supply Chain Analytics
Director, Data Science Lab,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. MANOJ K TIWARI
Director, NITIE Mumbai

About the Course

Digital transformation, which refers to the use of Data, Analytics, and Automation, has been applied by a few innovative companies, from Apple to Amazon to Dell, to transform their businesses and achieve a significant increase in revenue and profit while decreasing costs. In all these cases, the objective is to apply business analytics to transform the way an organization manages its business, from manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, and revenue optimization all the way to understanding consumer’s preferences and innovating new products.

This digital disruption is now motivating many companies in a variety of industries to reinvent their supply chains, from demand and supply planning to production and distribution. NITIE is proud to present the Global Online Certification Program on Supply Chain Digitization and Management in association with Prof. David Simchi-Levi (MIT, USA). This course introduces Professor Simchi-Levi’s unique framework that combines the three technology trends - Digitization, Analytics, and Automation to reinvent the supply chain.

Course Introduction Video by Prof. David Simchi-Levi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxlDy5xttxI

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of -

  • Applications of these trends to improve efficiency, profitability, and growth
  • The required processes to improve supply chain visibility, flexibility, and resiliency
  • The appropriate organization and talent change

Focus

  • Supply Chain Trends
  • Supply Chain Competency
  • Machine Learning based technology
  • Digital Supply Chain transformation
  • Supply Chain Resiliency

Expected Outcomes

By the end of this course you would be able to:

  • Identify opportunities for creating supply chain value using digitization, analytics, and automation
  • Drive automation through network and production optimization
  • Increased exposure on the digital impact on Supply Chain processes
  • Identify organizational vulnerabilities, and leverage new technological solutions
  • Use Business Analytics to better forecast and the way to Lead supply chain digital transformation,
  • Ways to Modernize the processes by employing a holistic strategy
  • Map process ecosystems to better predict & safeguard against disruption of production

Course Structure

  • 16th Jan ’21 – 21st March ’21
  • 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM IST || Saturday - Sunday
  • 20 Sessions (1.5 hours/session)
  • Mode of Instruction - Via Online Platforms
  • Majority of Sessions will be conducted by Prof. David Simchi-Levi
  • Upon completion of the course, all registered participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from NITIE signed JOINTLY by Prof. David Simchi-Levi and Prof. Manoj K Tiwari.

Course content:

  • Lecture 1: Introduction and Course Overview
  • Lecture 2: Controlling the Bullwhip and the Value of Information
  • Lecture 3-4: Supply Chain Integration. Push-Pull and Complexity Reduction
  • Lecture 5: Supply Chain Segmentation
  • Lecture 6-7: Using Big Data to Improve Operations
  • Lecture 8-9: Supply Chain Resiliency
  • Lecture 10: Supply Chain Flexibility
  • Lecture 11: Inventory Management and Risk Pooling Strategies
  • Lecture 12: Supply Contracts and Risk Sharing Strategies
  • Lecture 13: Strategic Partnering
  • Lecture 14: Network Planning
  • Lecture 15-16: The Green Supply Chain
  • Lecture 17: IT and Business Processes
  • Lecture 18: Customer Value and Operations Strategy
  • Lecture 19-20: Summary and Assignments Presentation

About Prof. DAVID SIMCHI-LEVI

MIT Professor – Business & Supply Chain Analytics

Director,  Data Science Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

  • Prof. David Simchi-Levi is the most renowned Professor and Thought Leader in the field of Supply Chain Management and also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Management Science. He is the recipient of the prestigious INFORMS Impact Prize 2020 for his work on Supply Chain Resilience. 
  • His book, "Designing and Managing the Supply Chain" (with P. Kaminsky and E. Simchi-Levi) is a staple across B-schools for their Supply Chain Management courses.
  • He is the founder and chairman of LogicTools which provides software solutions and professional services for supply chain optimization. The company has provided decision support systems to clients such as Caterpillar, ConAgra, Kraft Foods, Mercer Management, Ryder, SC Johnson, UPS, U.S. Postal Service, Walgreens, etc. and was acquired by IBM.
  • On August 1, 2020, NITIE had the privilege to host Prof. David for a webinar to share his insights on Supply Chain Resilience (Session link is Here
  • Profile on MIT website - https://cee.mit.edu/people_individual/david-simchi-levi/
  • LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-simchi-levi-3045026/

Course Fees

Category Fee Category Fee Rate (incl. of all)* Register Here
Participants from India Student Rs. 3,000/- per participant Registration Closed
Academician / Faculty Rs. 6,000/- per participant Registration Closed
NITIE Alumni Rs. 6,000/- per participant Registration Closed
Industry Professionals / Others Rs. 12,000/- per participant Registration Closed
Foreign Participants Any USD 165 per participant Registration Closed

*Convenience fees may apply

Special Corporate Rates are available for bulk registrations from one organization. Please refer to brochure for more details.

Digital SCM 2021 Coordinating Team

For all queries, please Email to: digitalscm@nitie.ac.in

Student Coordinators:

  • Mr. Reshu Agarwal || PGDIM - 26
  • Mr. Aditya Singh || PGDIM - 26

Faculty Coordinators:

  • Prof. (Ms.) Sushmita Narayana
  • Prof. (Ms.) Priyanka Verma
  • Prof. Debabrata Das

Support Team:

  • Ms. Priti Bhole
  • Mr. Jyothikrishnan T S
  • Mr. Girish Kumar
  • Ms. Uma Chilukuri
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