Supply chain management involves the integration of business processes and decisions across organizations from suppliers through manufacturers and distributors to the final customer in order to deliver good and services effectively and efficiently. Creating a seamless flow of goods and services becomes the objective of supply chain management so that a firm is able to meet the changing requirements of customers effectively. Supply chains have become global and there are many organizations involved in making supply meet demand. The recent pandemic has made supply chain management central to economies and survival in nations. They have changed the ways production and distribution of goods and service is likely to take place post this crisis thereby creating new opportunities for graduates entering into supply chain industry in the near future.
The Supply Chain Management major provides students an understanding of functions that comprise the supply chain, i.e., demand planning, procurement & supplier management, production and distribution, and customer servicing as well as mechanisms for coordinating activities across them. The major combines building of skills in technology and analytical methods, developing an understanding of managerial decision making environment that leads to functional & strategic decisions, and a fostering of perspectives towards enhanced productivity and customer value add. Students learn about core functions that comprise a supply chain and the nature of operational decision making therein. The major emphasizes the strategic nature of this function and a recognition of its values in coordination of decisions and functions across several firms.
Students who pursue this programme will become strong problem solvers with a keen eye for detail. They will be able identify vulnerabilities in supply chain operations and propose solutions to improve efficiency.
On completion of this major, the student will be able to:
Graduates of this major join entry-level management analyst positions in consultancy, operations, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, purchasing, sourcing, warehousing, and other industrial sectors. They are ready to build professional careers with manufacturers, distributors, transportation carriers, logistics service providers as well as consulting and technology companies that develop solutions for the same.
|Offered by||Amrut Mody School of Management|
|Programmes||Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)|
|Degree||Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)|
|Minimum Programme Credits||125|
|Minimum Major Credits||65|
|Supply Chain Management is also offered as a MINOR|
All students entering the undergraduate programme complete our common core, The Foundation Programme, in the first year. The Foundation Programme is designed around four Studios, each of three credits. They are:
Democracy and Justice
Environment and Climate Change
The studios deliver interdisciplinary learning around six domains:
Data Science, Communication, Behaviour, Constitution & Civilisation, Materials, and Biology & Life.
|Humanities & Languages GER: Ethics|
|Humanities & Languages GER: Indian Legal System|
|Social Sciences GER: Introduction to Microeconomics|
|Biological & Life Sciences GER|
|Mathematical & Physical Sciences GER: Data Science|
|Performance & Visual Arts GER|
|GER Elective 1: Communication I|
|GER Elective 2: Communication II|
|GER Elective 3: Identity and Behaviour|
|GER Elective 4: Any course at the university outside the major|
|GER Elective 5: Any course at the university outside the major|
|Introduction to Macroeconomics|
|Introduction to Statistics|
|Human Capital Management|
|Undergraduate Thesis or Capstone Project|
|Supply Chain Management|
|Supply Chain Analytics|
|Sales and Distribution Management|
|Future of Work|
|Mathematics for Management|
|Services Operations Management|
|Applied Multivariate Analysis|
|Dark Side of Organisations|
|Essentials of Market Research|
Free Electives provide flexibility to students to customise their education at the University.
All students will complete 30 hours of engagement with society to develop a sense of engagement, concern, build problem solving skills, and understand the role of an engaged member of a society. This will be done through a mandatory course, Engagement with Society, that would be a graduation requirement. This course can be taken anytime during the stay at the University but it is advised that the student engage with the courses during the first two years at the University. The 30 hours of volunteer work may be completed during one semester or during the Winter or Summer Break.