Following its recent announcement of its acquisition of Eckovation, Imarticus Learning, India’s frontrunning professional education firm, has launched a professional certificate course in Supply Chain Management and Analytics in partnership with IIT Roorkee. The new program is one of many that the firm plans to launch in association with the IITs and is aimed at upskilling professionals looking to upgrade their careers.
Created in extensive collaboration with IIT Roorkee, the program is designed to provide learners who are looking to further their careers in the supply chain industry or enter the industry to build a successful career. With a cutting-edge, holistic learning experience comprising of the most advanced curriculum and live sessions with IIT Roorkee faculty, the course will offer learners a hands-on experience with real-world SCM projects inspired by distinguished organizations across industries.
Furthermore, understanding that mentorship is a critical aspect of learning and development, Imarticus Learning’s latest program will provide learners one-on-one mentoring sessions with industry stalwarts. Learners will also gain access to career support services such as resume building, profile enhancement, interview training, and placement opportunities that will allow them to ascend the professional ladder quickly.
Speaking on this, Mr. Nikhil Barshikar, Founder, and CEO of Imarticus Learning said, “E-commerce has witnessed a major boom following the large-scale supply chain disruptions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With this ever-increasing shift to e-commerce supply chains across the globe have been facing a demand and supply mismatch and the search for highly skilled professionals has skyrocketed. Imarticus Learning’s professional certificate course designed in partnership with IIT Roorkee will not only offer best-in-class training but also enable aspirants to make data-driven decisions at the operational, tactical, and strategic levels. We are delighted to partner with IIT Roorkee and look forward to a fruitful relationship.”
Commenting further on the course and the partnership, Prof Rajat Agrawal, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee said, “The business environment today is highly competitive and constantly evolving and professionals must stay updated on the latest trends. For this, they need to be able to apply the concepts in real life. Decision-making in the supply chain is to be done in real-time and Automotive components, Agri-product, Pharmaceuticals, and FMCG supply chains are becoming more and more competitive. The timeframes for decision-making are reducing, and organizations need to help decision-makers to get equipped with the latest tools and techniques.”
He further added, “We are thrilled to join hands with India’s premier ed-tech solution platform to impart the skillsets that learners need to succeed in the real world. The Supply Chain Management and Analytics course is a holistically designed program that offers a new-age curriculum with Imarticus Learning’s industry-first approach and provides best-in-class learning experiences. With the content specially curated by industry leaders, the course will offer learners a hands-on experience with real-world SCM projects inspired by distinguished organizations across industries. We are confident that learners will be able to benefit immensely from this program which will act as the foundation for them to build their careers upon. We will continue to create and deploy more such unique programs in the future and help learners become future-ready in their respective domains.”
The 6-month online program will also offer learners an opportunity to participate in the 3-day campus immersion module to visit the IIT Roorkee campus in Noida. Post completion of the course, learners can choose from a wide array of career prospects such as Supply Planning Analyst, Data Scientist, Demand Planner, Procurement Specialist, Data Analyst, Logistics Manager, and Quality Assurance Manager, amongst others. The only prerequisite is that candidates need to possess a basic understanding of Operations Management and the basics of programming are an optional advantage.
With live instructor-led sessions, online discussions with peers and mentors, in-class projects, assignments, and career support, the course aims to provide students an all-encompassing experience. Interested candidates can simply submit their application post which the shortlisted students will be interviewed and offered admission. While the program fee is INR 200,000, Imarticus Learning offers payment options such as installments and No Cost EMI.