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IIM Calcutta and NIIT Imperia announce fresh batch for Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management

New Delhi, October 21, 2016: NIIT Imperia - Centre for Advanced Learning Institute along with IIM Calcutta has announced a fresh batch for Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management (APSCM).  This is a unique program specially designed to equip managers and practitioners with advanced concepts and practices of Supply Chain Management which will help them contribute directly to overall corporate success.

The one-year program in Supply Chain Management (APSCM) is specifically designed for working professional or self-employed people with minimum 3 years of work experience, post completion of graduation as on December 1, 2016. The applicants should have at least 50% marks in their graduation or post-graduation recognized by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU in any discipline. APSCM will help professionals take a wide sweep of SCM operations and strategic activities.  

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Neeraj Sharma, Vice President, NIIT Ltd, said"We at NIIT Imperia have always believed in offering programs customized to the evolving needs of the industry. The Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management from IIM Calcutta will help professionals in developing their ability to create greater value for their organizations, thus helping build a pool of competent professionals for the industry."

Mr. Peeyush Mehta,  Associate Professor, Operations, IIM Calcutta, said, "We are delighted to partner with NIIT Imperia to make Advanced Program in Supply Chain Management available to professionals across the country using NIIT's Synchronous Learning platform. The program addresses strategic issues in design of supply chains and focuses on solutions that contribute to the competitiveness of modern supply chains. The analytical tools and decision-making approaches are based on theory and managerial judgment adding to the rigor of the program".  

1-year program in Supply Chain Management allows prolonged and smooth learning of the subject which eventually help in better retention of the gained knowledge. The program is designed with a mix of experience sharing, real life case discussions, assignments and industry/research based projects besides the lectures in class. Students undertaking the program will be given group projects in supply chain management related to their companies. In addition to this, students need to attend 9 days of campus visit module during the program (6 Days at the beginning and 3 days at the end). Successful candidates will be given certification from IIM Calcutta.

The program offers students with adequate inputs in concepts and practices of logistics, understanding supply chain management, designing & managing channel partners, procurement and sourcing management, supply chain modelling, supply network strategy and much more.

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About NIIT Imperia

NIIT Imperia, Centre for Advanced Learning has been specially created to provide quality Management Education to working professionals.

NIIT Imperia draws upon NIIT's expertise in the design and management of distributed education programs to provide the study-environment for students, the technology platform, and the allied education services & processes that make up the total teaching-learning experience.

 This combined with the strategic academic alliances with some of the most prestigious management and technology institutions in the country today provides a truly rich learning experience.

 Academicians from these institutions have worked with NIIT Imperia to design programs in Management, Technology and other specialised areas, where the program contents and teaching pedagogy have been refined to be appropriate for working professionals of specified backgrounds.  

At the core of NIIT Imperia's educational delivery methodology is state-of-the-art Synchronous Learning technology.  Having designed and used Synchronous Learning technology for many years, NIIT Imperia has built around this technology a unique learning methodology and student experience that includes the best features of conventional classroom education coupled with advanced e-learning and learning management techniques.

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