"India’s Pioneer in Accounting, Finance and Logistics Domain"
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MBA (Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

VidyaBharathi Institute of Logistics Management(VILM)

 

Course 1: MBA (Logistics & Supply Chain Management)

With Multiple Certifications

Eligibility                  : A pass in any Degree

Duration                   : 2 Year Full Time

Certifications           : a) MBA from Bharathiar University

                                  b) PG Diploma from KITCO –ASSOCHAM

                                  c) Diploma from CII- Institute of Logistics

Internship & Project  :  3 Months (arranged by the Institute)

 

PG Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management ( Full Time & Part Time)

With additional certification

Eligibility                   :  A pass in any Degree

Duration                   :  1 Year Full Time

Certifications            :  a) PG Diploma from KITCO –ASSOCHAM

                                 b) Diploma from CII- Institute of Logistics

Internship & Project   : 3 Months (arranged by the Institute)

 Course - 2 Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management ( Full Time and Part time)

With additional certification

Eligibility                     : A pass in Plus Two

Duration                      : 8 months full time

Certifications         : a) Diploma from KITCO – ASSOCHAM

                               b) Certificate from CII- Institute of Logistics

Internship & Project   : 2 Months (arranged by the Institute)

 Course - 3 MBA equivalent PG Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Eligibility                     : A pass in any degree

Duration                      : 3 year part time

Certifications               : a) PG Diploma in Supply Chain Management from CII Institute of Logistics

Internship & Project     :  3 Months (arranged by the Institute)

 Course - 5 Executive Certificate

Institute of Logistics Management facilitates weekend batches for working professionals for achieving Degree / Diploma in Logistics and SCM sector. Final year degree students also can join for this batch. Following are the certificate program offered by CII IL along with VidyaBharathi. Duration for the program is four weekends.

 

Admission Procedures

  • Admissions are done purely on merit basis.
  • A candidate should have a score of 50% or more in the Vidya Bharathi written test.
  • The eligible students will be selected for Group Discussion and Personnel Interview. 
  • Contact the office for application form and admission.

Salient  Features

  • No.1 Logistics Institute in South India.
  • In technical collaboration with Bharathiar University.
  • Learner Facilitation Centre of Confederation of Indian Industries-Institute of Logistics.
  • Certified by KITCO-ASSOCHAM consortium.
  • University MBA is accredited ‘A’ grade by ‘NAAC’ and approved by DEC, Govt.of India.
  • DEC, Govt. of India, is a joint council of AICTE,UGC and IGNOU.
  • Only one Logistics Institute supported directly by the largest Container Freight Station (CFS) in Kerala.
  • First Logistics Institute to introduce virtual classroom with online class delivery for outstation candidates.
  • Coming under VidyaBharathi Group of Institutions, ISO 9001:2008 certified
  • Unique Internship for three months and 100% placements for all successful candidates.

 Profile

VidyaBharathi Institute of Logistics Management is an initiative of VidyaBharathi Group of Institutions in association with Falcon Infrastructures Ltd, the largest Container Freight Station in Kerala. In order to fulfill the industrial demand and requirement of logistics professionals in India and abroad, VILM conducts various courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in its campus at Kochi. All our programs are accredited, affiliated and certified by top most Universities and Institutes in the country. Considering the diversity of the courses offered, certification bodies, placement & industrial support, internship and training, VidyaBharathi Institute of Logistics is the one and only logistics institute of its kind and ranked No.1 in South India. Programs offered are both in regular and virtual format with online course delivery.

The Institute was founded by professionals with decades of experience behind them. VidyaBharathi Group of Institutions was established in the year 2000 under the Travancore – Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act, 1955. The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Courses were launched in the year 2009. In India, the absence of focused Logistics education, logistics users and service providers have faced a dearth of qualified Logisticians; VILM strives to bridge this gap by offering programs which are tailor made to the requirements of the industry.

Students of VILM benefit from the insights, experience and knowledge from a team of experts from academics, industry and research. These experts have contributed substantial content and knowledge to the course , providing learners with access to leading-edge thinking and best practices in Logistics and Supply Chain Management sector.

With industry accepted curriculum, training and internship, VILM builds the necessary skills and competencies, which companies need, to put the right products at the right place at the right time.

 Career opportunities for Logistics Professionals

Logistics involves so many critical business activities that nearly every Fortune 500 and Global company can be considered a potential employer for logistics managers. The same can be said for smaller public and private companies around the world. From the largest automobile manufacturers to the smallest zipper producers, any company that purchases and /or sells products has a need for logistics professionals to manage the flow of product and information locally, nationally , and internationally. Service firms like hospitals and restaurant chains must also manage logistics activities. LOGISTICS function functions as the integrator of the supply chain. Hence, an agile supply chain is managed by the skillful logisticians to get the product to the market – At the right time, At the Right place and At the right quantities. 

 What is the most common career path in logistics?

No single career path dominates logistics management. In fact there are hundreds of potential career paths.Your career path will be largely influenced by your skills, interests, and personal decisions. It will also be impacted by the size, type, geographic scope, and organizational structure of the firm that you choose to work for.

A broad base of business skills, knowledge of the logistics process, and relevant internship/work experience will give you ample opportunity to begin your career with a manufacturer, retailer, carrier, third party logistics firm, or other organization. You will likely begin as a management trainee, analyst, or first line supervisor. As you demonstrate your managerial capabilities, you can progress to logistics positions of greater responsibility. You may also decide to gain experience in other parts of the organization. One key to your success in this field is flexibility. You will work with people throughout your company- logistics, manufacturing, and marketing. Depending on the size of your company, your initial responsibilities may deal with one or more logistics functions. Some positions will require you to specialize in a  specific area of logistics. There are numerous opportunities and career paths in this field it is up to you to seek them out and develop the appropriate skills to be successful.

 Job profiles in the logistics industry

  • Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Customer Service Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Logistics Engineer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Logistics Services salesperson
  • Logistics  Software Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Systems Support Manager(MIS)
  • Transportation Manager
  • Vendor Managed Inventory Coordinator
  • Warehouse Operations Manage

 Course Details :

1. MBA (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) Two years

No.

I Year

No.

II Year

1

Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

10

Logistics Management

2

Managerial Economics

11

Retail Store and Visual Merchandising

3

Accounting and Finance for Managers

12

Quality Management and Quality Techniques

4

Marketing Management

13

Retail Marketing and CRM

5

Human Resource Management

14

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

6

Quantitative Techniques for Management

15

Export Trade and Documentation

7

Research Methods for Management

16

International Marketing

8

Corporate Communication

17

Business Environment and Ethics

9

Operations Management

18

Strategic Management 

2. Post Graduate Diploma (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) One year

No

I Semester

No

II Semester

1

Principles of Management

6

Warehouse and Inventory Management

2

Managerial Economics

7

Transportation, Containerization and Distribution Management

3

Accounting and Finance for Managers

8

IT & e SCM

4

Marketing Management

9

Operations Management

5

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

10

Foreign Trade Policie 

 3. Diploma (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)    Eight Months 

No

Subjects

1

Principles of Management

2

Marketing Management

3

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

4

Warehouse and Inventory Management

5

Transportation, Containerization and Distribution Management

6

Operations Management

 Executive Certificate

·      Warehousing and Inventory Management

·       Transportation & Distribution Management

·      Containerization

·      Fundamentals of Logistics

·      Supply Chain Management

·      Logistics Technology & e-SCM

·      Project & Materials Management

·      International Logistics & Global SCM

·      Supply Chain Metrics

·      Green Logistics

·      Reverse Logistics

·      Retail Logistics

·      Maritime Logistics

·      Automotive Logistics

·      International Transport System

·      Total Quality Management

·      CFS Operations

·      ICD Operations

·      Port Management

·      Business Laws & Taxes

·      Demand Planning & Forecasting

·      Customer Relationship Management

 Faculty

Mr. Padmanabha Menon K.C ; B.Com, MBA, MCA - Centre Head
Mr. Santhosh  M John; MBA
Ms. Jwala Francis; B.Tech, PGDip. in Logistics & SCM
Mr. Nikhil Krishnan G; MA, B.Ed; MBA, NCFM, UGC NET
Mr. Hariharan S. Ganeshan; BE, MBA, M.Sc
Ms.Roshin Varghese; B.Tech, MBA
Ms. Mridhula George; B.Sc.,MBA, Professional Diploma in Logistic & Shipping
Mr. Jayamohan; B.Sc., LLM
Ms. Sunitha Anilkumar; MBE,M.Phil
Ms.Sameera  N  Shah; BSc, MBA , UGC NET holder

Internship & Placement Officer

Ms.Dhanya Gopinath; MHRM  hr@vidya.ac.in

 

Placements & Internships.

 

We have a unique internship program for 3 months for our students and 100% assured Placement support for all successful candidates. Following are the companies where our students underwent Training and placed. They are :AGILITY, TOYOTA, UNILOG, APOLLO TYRES, CARBORANDUM,  PERFECT PARCEL SERVICE , FALCON INFRASTRUCTURES LTD, BINANI ZINC, ISB LOGISTICS, DP WORLD, JOHN KEELLS LOGISTICS, FREIGHT LINKS INTERNATIONAL, SEA HORSE SHIPPING, BIG BAZAR , APS LOGISTICS, WHIRLPOOL, SMART LINK NETWORK SYSTEM, SAFE EXPRESS, KITEX, V-GUARD,WIPRO - LOGISTICS, ITC LTD., KERAFIBRETEX INTERNATIONAL Pvt. Ltd., CARGO WORLD INTERNATIONAL, SDV INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS, POTA GLOBAL LOGISTICS,ACM LOGISTICS, LORDS FREIGHTINDIA Pvt. Ltd, GAC AIR CARGO, CAPITHAN GROUP OF EXPORTERS, GENERAL SHIPPING & FORWARDING SERVICE, TAT CHEMICALS, MAHINADRA LOGISTICS, CHAKIAT AGENICES, CARGO PLACEMENT & SHIPPING AGENICES, SPACE INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS- EMKE GROUP, DOC & MARK, CAPRICORN, ACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, CROSS WORKS, RAPID FREIGHT SYSTEMS,..

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