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IIM-Calcutta announces 'Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management (APSCM)"

in partnership with Hughes Global Education

Comprehensive training and executive learning course to be imparted over Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform

Last date of course application is July 23, 2019

India, Tuesday, May 14, 2019:Indian Institute of ManagementCalcutta (IIM-C) today announced the launch of the eighth batch of the 'Advanced Programme in Supply Chain Management (APSCM)'in partnership with Hughes Global Education.Delivered over the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform, the programme is aimed at supply chain professionals, managers, and practitioners seeking to upgrade their skills and strategies with advanced Supply Chain Management concepts and practices.

Bringing in a unique blend of multi-disciplinary learning, the year-long programme will equip supply chain managers with all-round capabilities in managing real world supply chain issues. The course will offer participants an in-depth and integrated view of bothoperational as well as strategic activities involved in Supply Chain Managementprocesseshelping them deliver corporate success through a more efficient coordination with their suppliers and customers. The programme also entails a unique'group project'feature to help participants apply key learnings in solving real world supply chain problems.

Prof. Bodhibrata Nag, Dean Academics, IIM-Calcutta (IIM-C) said,' This programme is very unique in that it covers supply chain in great depth along with a breadth of management aspects such as finance, strategy, marketing, organization structure and design, international trade and macroeconomics. It is designed to equip a manager with the necessary skills to perform on supply chain positions, as well as equip the manager with the required skills as the person takes more responsibilities in the top management. The programme has demonstrated its efficacy in capability building of numerous supply chain professionals as evidenced by the feedback received and accelerated career progression of many of its alumni.'

Mr. Anurag Bansal, Senior Director, Hughes Global Education, 'Given the hyper competitive business environment and complex delivery cycles, the role of logistics and supply chain managers has become significantly more enriched and complex. With the launch of APSCM, our aim is to help supply chain professionals keep up with the changing business environment, as well as equip them with a more diverse array of skills to assume greater responsibilities across functions.'

'With expansive course structure and industry engagement, we are confident that in time to come, this programme will turn out to be one of the most sought-after programme for professionals involved in varied Supply Chain management processes.', he added.

In addition to the benefits of interactive onsite learning, the selected candidates will also get an opportunity to attend classroom sessions at IIM-C campus. Participants will be selected based on elaborate selection process that will include an entrance examination and candidate profiling.

The last date of application for the programme is July 23, 2019.

Till date, more than 25,000+ students have used the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform in 70+ classrooms in 40 cities spread across the country and participated in various courses by leading academic partner institutes to improve their skills and move up the career ladder within their organizations. For more information please visit www.hugheseducation.com.


  • Graduates (10+2+3) / Post Graduates in any discipline with min. 50% marks [aggregate - considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognized by UGC/AICTE.
  • Minimum 02 years of work experience in SCM operations

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