As we approach the two-year mark of the pandemic, firms are eager to digitally change and implement intelligent supply chain management systems. Organizations across sectors are dealing with escalating labor shortages, supply difficulties, and rising expenses in addition to pandemic disruptions. As supply chain disruptions have become the norm, supply chains must evolve to maintain agility, resilience, and transparency.
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, and Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi have always been at the forefront of disseminating advanced knowledge and promoting Digitization, Analytics, and IoT applications in Operations and Supply Chain Management. Recently, the institutes achieved yet another milestone upon completing the 30 Hour Global Online Certification Course on ‘Data Driven Supply Chain Transformation 2022’ in collaboration with Prof. David Simchi-Levi (Director, Data Science Lab and Professor – Business and Supply Chain Analytics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA), under the leadership of Prof. Manoj K Tiwari (Director, NITIE) and Prof. Pramod K Jain (Director IIT (BHU) Varanasi). The closing ceremony was presided over by Shri Rajesh Aggarwal, Secretary, Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Akhilesh Tuteja, Global Head, Cyber Security-KPMG and Prof. SG Deshmukh, IIT Delhi; as keynote speakers. Shri Akhilesh Tuteja passionately spoke about the importance of asking the right questions to interpret data and effectively predict impactful outcomes. Prof. SG Deshmukh reinforced the need for data literacy to support the goal of digitally transforming the Indian business landscape. Shri Rajesh Aggarwal highlighted the importance of achieving synergy between academia and industry. He also emphasised on the crucial role of logistics to drive efficiency in the armed forces.
The Course was curated for data enthusiasts, and it imparted learnings on identifying, evaluating, and capturing opportunities leading to supply chain transformation. It also aided participants in developing critical thinking about data analysis, and with the help of case studies, the learnings were enhanced.
This was NITIE’s 6th Global Online Certification Course in conjunction with Prof. David Simchi-Levi. The course witnessed proactive engagement from over 1500 individuals from 84+ prestigious national and international organizations from more than 6 countries, including the USA, UAE, Canada, Germany, South Korea, and Spain. The course also attracted participants from some eminent organizations including Micron, Cipla, Philips, P&G, Bajaj Auto, Cargill, Infosys, Schneider Electric and many others. The course was very well received by the participants, garnered a rating of more than 4.5 out of 5 across all the parameters. Thus far, NITIE has successfully trained nearly thirteen thousand participants worldwide through the Global Online Certification Courses in the domains of Analytics, Business Digitization, Data Science, and Supply Chain Management.
With this yet another milestone, NITIE is confident that it will help organizations create futuristic agile supply chains, therefore increasing the business value of enterprises and, as a result, the nation’s economy. NITIE Website – https://www.nitie.ac.in/