NITIE, Mumbai collaborates with Prof. David Simchi-Levi for a Global Online Course on Supply Chain Digitization and Management


At a time when India is boosting its industrial sector with initiatives like PLI and FAME India schemes, under the helm of illustrious researcher and leader, Prof. Manoj K. Tiwari, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai has collaborated with Prof. David Simchi-Levi, an eminent thought leader in the field of Supply Chain Management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA to conduct a Global Course of 30 hours on Supply Chain Digitization and Management.

The course aims at promoting digitization and tackling supply chain disruptions and risks such as the COVID-19 pandemic through upskilling more than 2500+ industry professionals, budding managers and academicians with advanced technologies in the field of supply chain analytics. The participants of the course are associated with 250+ prestigious national and international organizations from 13+ countries. Some prominent academic institutions are IITs, IIMs, University of London, University of Warwick, Arab Open University and some eminent organizations include P&G, HUL, ITC, Amul, Deloitte, General Mills, IBM, Titan, Reliance, PwC and many more. NITIE shares the vision of our beloved Prime Minister Shree Narendra Modi to promote the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat to transform India’s supply chain network.

The 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. The course primarily aims to promote practices to perfect the adoption of resilient supply chain with adequate support from Digitization strategies. It is marked by the rich discussion and insights generated from several case studies of renowned organizations spanning industries such as FMCG, healthcare, automotive etc. Further, the course provides a detailed outline of basic supply chain concepts such as Push-pull strategies, inventory management, supply chain flexibility and resiliency, supply chain sustainability, application of Big data analytics to supply chain operations, etc. With this course, organizations can apply business analytics to transform management of their business, from manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, and revenue optimization all the way to understanding consumer's preferences and innovating new products.

NITIE regularly organizes several executive education programs in domains of Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Finance, Strategy, Leadership, Sales & Marketing, etc., conducted by its esteemed faculty.

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