BIMTECH launches PGDM-Online with specialisation in Logistics & Supply Chain
Management powered by TimesPro
Greater Noida [India] | Published : November 04, 2022
Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)
powered by TimesPro have launched the two-year online Post-Graduate Diploma in
Management in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (PGDM-LSCM), a job-oriented
skill-learning programme. Making this announcement at the BIMTECH Campus, the
event also included a panel discussion on 'Transforming India into a Global
Supply Chain Hub' that featured guest speakers from the industry and academia.
Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro, along with Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director,
BIMTECH and Prof. Sanjiva Shankar Dubey, Head IT and Chairperson COOLS (Centre
for Online Studies) were present at the event. BIMTECH is an AACSB accredited
institute. Industry experts such as Ravindra Pandey, Vice President, Gopaljee
Diary (Ananda), Ranjan Dhar, CMO, NFS Technology & Consultant, Veritas
Technology, and Amar B. Singh, Head, BFSI Growth & Marketing, Tech Mahindra
formed a part of the panel discussion. The panelists opined that academic
learning processes should be future-centric and include new-age skillsets to
enable learners to stay industry ready.
As per industry estimates, the
logistics industry was valued at USD 250 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow
by 10-12 per cent CAGR owing to rising consumer demand in the e-commerce markets
led by improved infrastructure. Ken Research has reported significant internet
penetration across tier II & III towns and usage of Big Data, IoT, and AI will
enable the sector to grow to ₹492.4 billion by 2025 with a five-year CAGR of
23.6 per cent in terms of revenue. In addition, the National Logistics Policy
and the PM Gati Shakti will enhance India's multimodal connectivity to make
India the next global manufacturing hub. It will create new job roles and
opportunities in supply chain management, digital warehousing, transportation,
and allied sectors.
The Post-Graduate Diploma in Management - Online with
specialisation in Logistics & Supply Chain Management will equip learners to
build strategic and tactical frameworks, provide domain knowledge, develop soft
skills and personality, to stay industry ready and seek a rewarding career. The
programme would be delivered via state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL)
platform and includes Virtual Live Classroom Sessions, e-Learning Modules,
simulations, gamification, industry visits, assignments, etc.
The PGDM-Online with specialisation in LSCM is an All India Council for
Technical Education (AICTE) - approved online programme with over 2400 hours of
hybrid learning with lectures delivered by experienced faculty and experts from
the industry. In addition, several CxOs from the industry will deliver expert
sessions to give them an in-depth outlook on the industry.
the launch, Dr. Harivansh Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH, said, "BIMTECH believes
in developing new-age programmes that resonate with industry requirements to
bridge the existing skilling gap. The Post-Graduate Diploma in Management -
Online with specialisation in Logistics & Supply Chain Management will enable
learners to stay industry ready and propel their career prospects. With
TimesPro, we aim to reach out to learners across geographies and use technology
to bridge the learning gap."
Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro, said, "With
technological interventions like AI, Big Data, IoT, etc., the Indian logistics
and supply chain market will grow exponentially and create significant
employment opportunities, reducing transportation time and cost. It is essential
to equip our next generation of learners with future-centric skillsets to boost
our productivity and realise our nation's ambition to be a global supply chain
hub. The programme offering by BIMTECH and TimesPro will put innovative
practices in place and help create a highly skilled global workforce."
TimesPro has engaged with leading industry houses like Amazon, DHL, Miniso,
Mahindra Logistics, Adani Ports & Logistics, Big Basket, Rivigo, Flipkart,
Delhivery, Ecom Express, GATI KWE, Varuna Group, FEDEX, Zomato, Reliance
Logistics, among others, to provide employability assistance to its learners.
TimesPro, established in 2013, is a
leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of
aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world.
TimesPro's H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry
requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible &
TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning
programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They
include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and
technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in
collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and
organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.
TimesPro also collaborates with India's leading MNCs across varied sectors
to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create
a robust workforce. TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by the Times of India
Group.About Birla Institute of Management Technology
The fully residential campus of Birla Institute of Management Technology
(BIMTECH) located in the National Capital Region is one of the top MBA
Institutes to study in India. Birla Institute of Management Technology has been
conferred with the prestigious Category 1 Graded Autonomy Status by the AICTE in
February 2020. It provides a highly conducive academic environment, interaction
with hard-working and industry-academia mix professors, proximity to the
strategy makers of the industry and practitioners of the service and
manufacturing companies, exposure to international universities and companies.
BIMTECH's, further endeavours to
recreate the essence of the Post Graduate Diploma in Management through the
online mode by the 'Centre for Online Studies' (COOLS). COOLS is a part of
BIMTECH to promote higher education in and outside India through the collective
apparatus of Online Teaching, Learning and Research. It also aims to impart the
best theoretical Knowledge, Analytical & Technical Skills to produce better
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