Starting as a young professional in Reliance, I always desired to enhance my knowledge in
supply chain and operation of industries. My stint with RIL has helped me to nurture my
technical knowhow and in doing so I have developed a long term vision for myself. Through
various projects in my previous company I realized the importance of supply chain behind
success of a company. After joining NITIE I have thrived to enhance my skills in Supply Chain
Management and being a part of this course helped me to fulfill my target. Supply chain
management has been a fruitful course for all of us students. Being an electrical engineer, I
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unique program at National Institute of Industrial Engineering is designed to enable
students to be adequately skilled to rise up to the expectations of their future firms.
The course structure was apt to equip students with the knowledge and skills to help them
reach senior managerial positions and to become operations, logistics or supply chain
strategists of the future. The best part of the course was that the students are encouraged
to work together and learn from their professional counterparts in other parts of the world.
The basic learning from the course was that Supply chain management (SCM) is the
systemic, strategic coordination of the traditional business functions and the tactics across
these business functions within a particular company and across businesses within the
supply chain, for the purposes of improving the long term performance of the individual
companies and the supply chain as a whole. It has also been defined as the design, planning,
execution, control, and monitoring of supply chain activities with the objective of creating
net value, building a competitive infrastructure, leveraging worldwide logistics,
synchronizing supply with demand and measuring performance globally.
The case discussions that took place in the class were particularly helpful for us. We learnt
how different companies solved different...