Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
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Logistics and Supply Chain Management Course Duration

6-8 months

IIM Ahmedabad Supply Chain Management Course's Last Application Date

Last date of application closes on February 20th, 2024

Campus Module for Logistics & Supply Chain Management Program

2 campus modules (total 4 days) at IIMA

IIMA Certificate of Completion

IIMA Certificate of Completion

IIM Supply Chain Management Course Fee

Fee: INR 3,50,000 + GST Payable in easy instalments with loan options available

Class Timing for Executive Program in Supply Chain Management

Live online sessions every Sunday (10 PM to 1 PM)


Supply chain and logistics have transformed from basic delivery systems to pivotal strategic business functions, integrating just-in-time inventory management, last-mile delivery, global transportation networks, big data applications and advanced UAV and drone technologies. With an increasing need for proficient professionals combining technical prowess and leadership, EPSCLM offers a comprehensive curriculum that seamlessly integrates supply chain and logistics management principles from a strategy, planning and operations perspective. It emphasises analytics and data- driven insights for enhanced supply chain efficiency, streamlined networks and innovative sustainability frameworks, facilitating progressive supply chain finance strategies.

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Master the Evolving Spectrum of Supply Chain and Logistics with IIMA

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Innovatively re-engineer supply chains to manage fragmentation and reduce disruptions.
  • Embrace  digitalisation for efficient materials, information and cash flow management in supply chains.
  • Staycompetitive by adopting cutting-edge technologies such as Blockchain, IoT and Industry 4.0.
  • Leverage supply chain analytics for informed decision-making and improved operational efficiency.
  • Streamline supply chain networks to support the exponential growth of e-commerce.
  • Prioritise sustainable practices to reduce the environmental impact of supply chain operations.


  • Supply chain alignment/ strategy/ metrics
  • Procurement and Inventory management
  • Supply chain network/ Logistics optimization
  • Data-driven decisions
  • Supply chain finance
  • Logistics (Sea, Air, Rail, Road)
  • Distribution strategies
  • Transportation and routing
  • Warehousing
  • Supply chain contracts
  • Network revenue management
  • Supply chain sustainability
  • Humanitarian and non-profit supply chains
  • Service supply chains
  • Supply chain coordination and platforms
  • Managing supply chain risk
  • Latest trends, block chain, business model innovations
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Integrated supply chain simulation


Logistics and Supply Chain Management Program Benefits
Supply Chain and Logistics Management Course Benefits

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Learn Supply Chain from Professor Debjit Roy

Professor Debjit Roy

Prof. Roy, with a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, chairs the research and publications office at IIM Ahmedabad and co-founded the Centre for Transportation and Logistics. He authored the first book on Trucking Business Management by McGraw-Hill in 2016. Notably, in 2020, he was awarded the Inside IIM Best Professor of the Year and elected as the chair of the Facility Logistic SIG, Transportation Science and Logistics INFORMS Society.

Study Supply Chain Management from Professor Chetan Soman

Professor Chetan Soman

Prof. Soman, an esteemed faculty member at I.I.M. Ahmedabad, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. With a strong academic foundation, including an M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from I.I.T. Bombay and a B.E. in Production from V.J.T.I. Bombay, his expertise lies in Operations and Decision Sciences. He specialises in research areas such as Food Supply Chains, Advanced planning & scheduling in process industries, and the application of simulation for decision-making.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The supply chain and logistics industry has faced significant challenges in recent years, including pandemic-induced supply and demand shocks and issues such as blanked sailings, container imbalances and distribution bottlenecks. This unprecedented situation has underscored the urgent need for innovation in rethinking supply chain network architecture and optimising logistics functions to ensure adaptability and resilience in the face of unpredictable disruptions.
The new normal in the world of business is disruption. The economy and the business procedures have fundamentally altered, leading to instability. Supply chain and logistics is one of the many functions that is struggling to keep up with the disruptions of today’s business environment. It has become more complex than it once was, making it harder for supply chain professionals to grasp its nuances and adapt their processes accordingly. EPSCLM equips participants to stay current with supply chain and logistics industry trends and development and build new skills to maintain a competitive position and be future-ready.
Suppose you are a working professional with 2+ years of work experience and are interested in the field of supply chain financing, procurement and inventory management, or any other area of supply chain and logistics (sea, air, rail, road). In that case, EPSCLM is ideal for you to brush up on your knowledge of these areas and become a supply chain and logistics thinker. Moreover, EPSCLM is an exclusive opportunity for you to study at IIM Ahmedabad and gain a 360-degree perspective on supply chain and logistics management from the industry-inclined course curriculum taught by eminent faculty members.
As more and more organisations are looking for ways to supply chain optimisation to level up with the recent disruptions the sector has undergone, the demand for skilled supply chain and logistics professionals well-versed in technical expertise and management is growing rapidly. EPCSCL is one of the best logistics and supply chain management courses in India intended to meet this demand quickly. This Programme will teach you everything you need to know about effectively managing supply chain and logistics operations and how to be successful in today's competitive business environment. Moreover, you'll learn to leverage analytics and data insights for supply chain efficiency, optimisation of supply chain networks, advanced aspects of supply chain finance and sustainability and much more.
This 6-to-8-month IIM supply chain management course has been divided into 19 relevant functional areas of the supply chain and logistics management viz-a-viz supply chain analytics and finance, procurement, supplier and inventory management, coordination, and logistics (transport and warehouse management). In addition, the programme will impart knowledge of supply chain sustainability and simulation and keep the students up-to-date on technological advancements like Blockchain technology and Industry 4.0 in Supply Chain. It helps participants develop business strategies by integrating supply chain management with strategic operations and preparing them to create coordinated supply chain and logistics networks.
For this programme, candidates should be graduates in any discipline with 50% or equivalent score in the highest qualification. It is also recommended that the applicants should have at least two years of work experience in operations at the senior, middle, and junior managerial levels or as entrepreneurs. Please note that the selections will be based on evaluating individual profiles and Statement of Purpose (SoP).
IIM Ahmedabad has a well-defined pedagogy that the institute follows for its Executive Programmes. It is based on the principles of active learning so that participants can emerge as leaders with confidence and competence. EPSCLM starts with a solid theoretical foundation to equip the participants with essential knowledge about the various subjects, followed by hands-on learning through case discussions, exercises, presentations and role play.
Participants will attend live online lectures at VCNow centers all over india. Plus, participants are given the opportunity to visit the IIM Ahmedabad campus and learn from the ground up through an intensive 4 days of campus immersion spread over 2 visits. Live online sessions are scheduled every Sunday, 10 AM to 1 PM IST, considering working professionals' busy schedules.

Programme Fees

Application fee: INR 2,000 + GST (Non-refundable)

Programme fee: INR 3,50,000 + GST

Instalment plan Payable amount
Instalment - 1 INR 1,21,000 + GST
Instalment - 2 INR 1,08,000 + GST
Instalment - 3 INR 1,21,000 + GST

Last date to apply: February 20th, 2024

First campus module: January 22 & 23, 2024

Online classes start: January 28, 2024

Final campus module: August 16 & 17, 2024

Note: All dates are subject to change as per sole discretion of the institute.

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IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) has been consistently ranked as a premier management school in the country by several national agencies. IIMA programmes are also ranked highly in several international rankings. In 2008, IIMA became the first management school in the country to be awarded European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). At IIMA, innovation lies at the base of every programme and the aim is to cater the best, to the best, from the best.


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To develop an understanding of linking supply chain management with the enterprise strategy To develop coordinated supply chain strategies and improve value. To design and optimize a supply chain network. To learn analytical tools and techniques (using software) related to supply chain performance optimization. To appreciate the need for latest advancements in supply chain such as Block chain etc.