Imarticus Learning and IIT Roorkee cater to growing demand for Supply Chain Management and Analytics professionals with 2nd batch

The 6-month online program helps learners’ future-proof their careers with a new-age curriculum in supply chain management and analytics

Roorkee : Imarticus Learning, India’s front-running professional education firm, has successfully concluded the first batch of the Supply Chain Management course, a professional certificate program in Supply Chain Management and Analytics, in partnership with IIT Roorkee. With the first batch of the new program aimed at upskilling professionals looking to advance in their careers becoming a success, Imarticus and IIT Roorkee are commencing the second batch from 23rd April 2022.

With rapid advancements in technology and a strong focus on augmenting cost-efficiency and customer value, the supply chain segment has grown leaps and bounds, offering plenty of scope for professionals and aspirants. This scope has also resulted in a surge in demand for unique industry-centric and tech skills. To ensure professionals and aspirants are future-ready, Imarticus Learning’s SCM program was created in extensive collaboration with IIT Roorkee.

Given that the Supply Chain Management industry is growing exponentially, job opportunities are abundant and the need for qualified professionals equipped to tackle the ever-evolving environment. The program offers learners hands-on experience with real-world SCM initiatives inspired by prestigious firms across industries. The 6-month online program also allows learners to participate in the 3-day campus immersion module to visit the IIT Roorkee campus.

Speaking on this, Mr Nikhil Barshikar, Founder and CEO of Imarticus Learning, said, “Supply Chain Management allows a company to gain a competitive edge by delivering items to customers faster. As a result, it has become a vital component of decision-making and corporate strategy, increasing the demand for highly skilled professionals. To cater to the uptick in demand, we have partnered with IIT Roorkee to assist learners in unlocking their potential. The professional certificate course provides a world-class learning experience that will help them attain a position of their preference while adding value to the ecosystem.”


Commenting further on the success of the course and the partnership, Prof. Rajat Agrawal, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, said, “Today’s business environment is highly competitive and ever-evolving, making it imperative for professionals to stay updated. For this, they need to be able to apply the concepts they learn in real life. We are thrilled to join hands with India’s premier ed-tech platform to impart the skillsets that learners require to succeed in their careers. The Supply Chain Management and Analytics course is a holistically developed program that provides a new-age curriculum with Imarticus Learning’s industry-first approach. With the content curated by industry experts, the course will offer learners a hands-on experience with real-world SCM projects inspired by distinguished organizations across industries.”


He further added, “Decision-making in the supply chain is to be done in real-time. Automotive components, Agri products, Pharmaceuticals, and FMCG supply chains are becoming more and more competitive. Time horizons for decision-making are reducing, so it’s crucial for organizations to help decision-makers equip themselves with the latest tools and techniques for efficient decision-making. We are confident that learners will 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 first cohort has varied and rich experience. The enrolled learners come from various industries, including Engineering, Chemistry, Commerce, Arts, and Business Administration, and hail from different cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, etc. Their experience levels, too, ranging from a year to 30 years, with the average standing at nine years., and designations from Executives to AVPs (Associate Vice President) and DGMs (Deputy General Manager). A majority (32%) of the enrolled learners come from the SCM/Logistics sector, while 14% come from the manufacturing industry.


Imarticus enables peer-peer learning through multiple discussions and case studies. Everyone learns from the experience of their peers. Imarticus Learning has always been committed to offering learners best-in-class experiences through first-hand training. The company plans to continue developing and delivering more compelling and immersive learning programs to help professionals and aspirants build strong careers.


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