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Certificate Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management


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“Supply Chain Management integrates supply and demand management within and across companies. It is rapidly gaining recognition as a core and strategic function within an organization. With 52% of transport and logistics being outsourced, increased complexity of logistics service requirements and global best practices, the sector is rapidly evolving.


And with rapid change in regulatory policies like GST, large-scale infrastructure projects and many other developments lately, it is slated for rapid growth and globalization, thus requiring trained professionals.


According to the National Skill Development Corporation (N.S.D.C.), the Indian logistics market, in the sub-field of supply chain management, shows that the number of people required in this sector is expected to reach 28.40 million by 2022, i.e. 15 lakhs new jobs every year.


BRIDGE School has designed Certificate Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, to take care of the tactical, operational and strategic roles that it plays. This comprehensive 9-month program aims to provide participants with an overview of Supply Chain Management, an in-depth understanding of the Logistics domain, and equip them with the IT and analytical knowledge and skills required to excel in this domain.


What’s more, the program allows participants to continue with their jobs while taking it up. Face-to-face classes take place over the weekend to cater to the needs of the professionals working in this domain.”

“This is a comprehensive 9-month program. In order to cater to the needs of professionals working in this domain, the program is delivered in the Blended mode, which does not require the participant to take any time off work. The content is covered through:


a) Face-to-face classes at the Bridge center on either Saturday or Sunday, every weekend. These classes will be of 4-hours duration.


(b)Online learning takes place via an advanced state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which is accessible 24×7. Approximately 5-7 hours of online self-learning will be required per week. These are flexible learning hours and can be done as per students’ convenience.


To help in developing personality and for a holistic grooming for a corporate career, Business Communication is a course that will run alongside all other courses. It is a compulsory course that ensures that participants grow beyond just gaining technical skills


Additionally, workshops will be held to cover relevant topics such as Current Regulations, Operations Management and Channel Management.


There will be 9 courses taught in this program:


1. Strategic Supply Chain Management

• Designing and managing complex & customized supply chain systems
• Strategic Vendor Management
• Strategic Capacity and Inventory Management
• Green and sustainable supply chains

2. Procurement

• Sourcing Strategies
• Supplier Selection and Evaluation
• Supplier Performance Management
• EProcurement and Reverse Auctions

3. Supply Chain Finance

• Fundamentals of Cost Estimation Methods (TCO)
• Understanding P&L statements
• Drafting Commercial Documents
• Payment Methods and Financing Options

4. Warehouse and Inventory Management

• Basic processes in a warehouse
• Demand Planning and Forecasting
• Customer Servicing &Inventory Optimization
• Returns Management

5. Transportation & Logistics

• International Freight transport modes and services
• Containerisation & Unitisation
• Transportation Efficiency and Load Optimization
• Multimodal Logistics and 3rd and 4th Party Logistics (3&4PL) Service Provider

6. Emerging Technologies in Supply Chain & Logistics Management

• Strategic decision support tools
• RFID, Barcoding
• IOT, Smart Cities Technology, Mobile application

7. Supply Chain Analytics

• Organizing Worksheet Data with Tables
• Creating advanced formulae
• Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
• Data Analysis with Logical and Lookup Functions

8. Regulatory Environment and Compliances

• Global Trade Institutions and Regulatory Bodies
• Indian Taxation policies & GST
• Environment Regulations & E-Waste Management
• Supply Chain Risk Analysis

9. Project Management

• Project Life cycle Management
• Work Breakdown Structure
• Time and Resource Management
• Leading Effective Teams
• Using MS Project

  1. Comprehensive SCM & Logistics curriculum: Not just general supply chain program, special emphasis on Logistics and Transportation. A blend of in depth SCM domain concepts and hands on techniques, analytics and application of technology.


  1. Placement Assistance: All participants will be offered placement assistance if eligible.


  1. The program imparts outcome-oriented skilling.


  1. Industry Leaders as Faculty: CEOs/VPs from leading corporations will help learners relate real corporate situations and case studies to theory. Complementing them will be a panel of the best-in-class Indian and foreign academicians.


  1. Study While Working: Face to face classes take place over the weekend. This helps working professionals pursue education while working.


  1. Industry Endorsed content


The Advisory Council comprised of industry leaders from organizations like:


Tushar Dave: Senior Vice President – Central Logistics & Logistics Safety, ACC Limited


Rajeev Ranjan: Vice President – Business Transformation at Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited


Neelkant Saxena: Director- Supply Chain at HT Media Ltd


Suresh Ramani-TVS Logistics



Upon completion of all program requirements, the participant will be awarded with the Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.


Certification at the end of the course is dependent upon certain strict measures:

• Minimum 80% attendance of classroom sessions

• Minimum 70% marks in both formal evaluation (tests) and discussion participation


Learning Outcomes

After the completion of the program the participants will be able to:

• Develop a thorough understanding of the SCM fundamental concepts

• Analyse the gaps in the existing processes in an organization and work towards improving them.

• Improve your planning, tracking, and decision-making skills through training in Analytics, IT Applications and Project Management tools.

• Enhance Business Communication skills to influence colleagues in a cross-functional fora.


Diploma/Degree-holder and 2+ years of work experience


Admission Process

Participants will be interviewed by a senior member of the academic team as a part of the admission process. In addition, post the personal interview, participants will be given a short self-assessment quiz, to ensure they are ready for the rigor of the program.

Gurgaon Center 


1st Floor, Tower B Infinity Towers, DLF Cyber City


Gurgaon – 122001


Contact – 1800-102-4500


E-mail Career.Advisor@bridgesom.com

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Start On August 20, 2017
Duration 9 Months
Location Gurgaon
Timing Virtual learning 24x7 Weekend classes with Industry faculty
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