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What are the top institutions in India for Logistic and Supply chain Management courses?

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Avadhut Desai
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A career in the logistics and Supply chain industry is new since the field in India is new and yet in developing phase. Due to this, the demand is although there, but knowledge and awareness about the industry are not there. As many of the efforts going on, still, the industry will take the time to grow and rise up as an educational giant. But meanwhile when the field is enhancing, it is important to get the hands on proper facilities and the institutes that are providing good knowledge and greater value to these courses is the most important thing on the list.

What is Logistics & Supply Chain Management

  • Logistics is the process/chain management of transport flow and the storage of goods and services from its origin to it consumptions.
  • It includes both inbound & outbound movements and does not include activities such as forecasting and procurement.
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) is the oversight of materials, information, and finances as they move in a process from supplier to manufacturer to wholesaler to retailer to consumer.
  • SCM involves coordinating and integrating these flows both within and among companies with the objective of making products available when needed.
  • Supply chain management can be divided into 3 main flows:
    Product flow
  • Information flow
  • Finances flow

Indian Logistics Scenario

  • India spends 13% of its GDP on logistics compared to an average of 10% in other
    developing countries
  • India logistics market to double by 2020
  • Indian Logistics industry would need 28.4 million skilled people in the “Senior Resource Category” in warehouse management by 2022
  • Technological change in the logistics industry demands a trained workforce in all
    areas of the sector
  • Indian logistics industry is at an inflection point and will reach a market size of over $125 billion in coming years

Masters courses with direct exposure to industry

Since the requirement of the professionals in this industry is high and all the other industries somewhat depend on the supply chain and logistic managers and professionals, the role and requirement of the work to be done in this industry is similar. And there are certain institutes that provide good learning on the basics and expert knowledge of these skills. These institutes are personal and open bodies that provide certifications in the desired skills of the following course and not the complete graduation or a degree course. These are the open and professional certification course that can be freely pursued without any boundary or infrastructure and are as follow as:

  • The FlipKart Corporate University Supply Chain Management Academy
  • Welingkar Institute of Management (WeSchool)
  • MicroMasters Program on Edx.org and controlled by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Apart from that, there is a short term diploma course also available at Indian Institutes of Logistics, Chennai, Broadway, which is a nine month course and includes all the desired technology and industry exposure required in order to become a professional in the field of the logistics management and supply chain management. The total fees for this course is INR 70,000 and that involves all the study and tuition fees, examination fees, and all the other activities involved. This is an undergraduate diploma course and will end up with a certified diploma of industrial importance and ability to practice the inventory and warehouse facility management skills in the desired industry.

ILAM – A promising name for the career aspirants: (MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

Institute of Logistics and Aviation Management, (ILAM) is one the easily available option for the logistics management course, which consist of expert faculty from XLRI and IIMA. Apart from that, the fact that made ILAM as one of the most important option is the availability of course and the special industrial visits that are provided during the course, which provide a direct exposure of the industry and prepares the job-ready professionals after the completion of the courses. The placement record of the ILAM is also top-notch and consists of placing students in big brands and working well. The average package from ILAM candidate is 4-7 lakhs per annum, which making it as the perfect starting point for the career. In order to get more details about ILAM, you can check the website, http://www.ilamindia.in/. ILAM’ians are the preferred in the field of Logistics. ILAM provides additional certificate in Logistics from CII (Confederation of Indian Industry)

Top MBA colleges in India for Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Apart from that, if you are already a graduate and looking forward towards a higher education in the department of logistics and supply chain management or having a good future in the facility and warehouse management industry then there are certain MBA (Masters of Business Administration) course in this sector from the top notch institutes from India that can be looked forward to, in order to pursue your higher education in this field and secure a good future in the industry. Some of the few colleges from that list are:

  1. Indian Institute of Management Ahemdabad
  2. Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  3. Indian Institute of Management Kolkata
  4. Indian Institute of Management Indore
  5. Indian School of Business Hyderabad
  6. Institute of Logistics and Aviation Management - ILAM
  7. Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology- Bombay
  8. National Institute of Industrial Engineering
  9. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai
  10. Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune
  11. Amity university
  12. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Apart from that, there are some good institutes that also offering a valuable degree in the field of logistics and supply chain management and can be looked forward too, in order to attain education and have good future in this department. The list of these institutes are as follow as:

  1. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
  2. ITM University or NorthCap University, Gwalior
  3. Sinhgad Institute of Management, Pune
  4. Chitkara University, Chandigarh
  5. Vels University, Chennai
  6. Vidyabharathi Group of Institutions
  7. London College of Business and Finance (LCBF), Ernakulum, Kerala
  8. SCM Hub International Business School, Kochi, Kerela
  9. Global Institute of Integral Management Studies (GIIMS), Kochi, Kerela
  10. Advance Institute for Professional and Technical Studies (AIPS), Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  11. Vishwakarma Global Business School (VGBS), Pune
  12. Global School of Foreign Trade (GSFT), Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  13. Arunachal University of Studies : Faculty of Skill Development and Vocational Studies, Lohit (Arunachal Pradesh)
  14. GITAM School of International Business, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  15. Indian Maritime University- Cochin Campus, Kochi, Kerela
  16. Indian Institute of Logistics and material Management, Udaipur, Rajasthan

The following are the colleges or institutes that provide quality education in the logistics and supply chain management and can be looked forward towards have education.

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