MBA-Logistics and supply chain management program aims at delivering the required domain knowledge through a unified form of classroom mentoring and practical training. The aim of the program is to prepare the students to be industry ready. During the program students shall undergo an industry oriented internship giving them an overview of the industry (Supply chain & logistics), processes (Warehousing, Transportation, Packaging, Scanning, Cross-docking, Inventory management, Material Handling, Transshipment, and Documentation etc.) and verticals (3PL, VMI, Retail, E-Commerce, and Manufacturing etc.).
This program is being run in collaboration with the well-known industry partner Safeducate, a specialist in Supply Chain and Logistics training, in order to develop real time SCM expertise supported by academic excellence of institute of business management, GLA University.
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1: Business Problems: Apply knowledge of management theories and practices to solve business problems.
• Understand the management theories and practices.
• Identify and formulate business problems.
• Select management theories and practices relevant to the business problems.
• Propose solutions to problems using the selected management theories and practices.
• Business problems can be presented as case studies in courses.
• Assessment could be in terms of the student’s identification of business problem, his/her perception in terms of selected management theories, the choice of a method of solving the problem, and justification of choices.
PO2: Data-based Decision Making: Foster analytical and critical thinking abilities for data-based decision making.
• Design hypotheses and related sampling.
• Compute statistical parameters from the data collected.
• Determine the trends from the processed data.
• Understand decision making by selecting criteria and using the data.
• Analyse the model of the problem formulated with regard to boundaries and assumptions made.
PO3. Value Based Leadership: Ability to develop Value based Leadership ability.
• Understand what values are.
• Understand what corporate governance is corporate social responsibility.
•Understand what each person can contribute to the team, project and to the wider organization.
PO4: Global, economic, legal and ethical aspects of business:
• Ability to understand, analyze and communicate global, economic, legal, and ethical aspects of business.
• Analyze the impact of a given solution on environment and sustainability.
• Operate effectively in cross-cultural settings, understanding the importance of globalization
• Understand the complexities of business ethics and legal aspects in a global environment.
• Understand micro and macro economics
PO5. Achieving Organizational Goals: Ability to lead themselves and others in the achievement of organizational goals
• Understand what organizational goals are.
• Relate your personal goals and goals of professional activities to the organizational goals.
• Understand the contributions other people in the group make.
• Maximize the use of available resources for the benefit of organizations
• Integrate functional knowledge and apply strategic management skills
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
PEO1: To prepare management graduates by combining theory and practice for supply chain industry.
PEO2: To develop industry specific competencies enabling learners to act as intrapreneur and entrepreneur.
PEO3: To develop critical and a holistic approach for designing and implementing supply chain solutions for business, government and society.
PEO4: To inculcate value based leadership, ethical qualities and socially responsible behavior.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
PSO1: Develop understanding of managerial concepts / principles / practices / theories / models essential for managerial decision making in the domain of Supply Chain Management
PSO2: Inculcating problem solving skills in context of Logistics and Supply Chain Management issues
PSO3: Developing critical and advanced thinking skills based on conceptual and practical knowledge to solve Logistics and Supply Chain Management issues
PSO4: Creating awareness and understanding the impact of managerial decision making in socio-environmental context
PSO5: Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders