India’s logistics sector is at an inflection point with growth in e-commerce sector, policy thrust on logistics parks, emergence of dedicated freight corridors and implementation of the Sagarmala project. According to Niti Aayog, jobs in the logistics sector may almost double to 40 million by 2022-23 from about 22 million in 2016. Considering such a scenario and coupled by the effects of the on-going pandemic, World Trade Center Mumbai Institute of Education, trade wing of MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai, announced its first batch of six-month Virtual Post Graduate Diploma in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGDGL&SCM). The course focuses on international business, under its trade wing, World Trade Center Mumbai Institute of Education. The course curriculum will be covered over 80 sessions and held thrice a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) from 6.00 – 8.00 pm (IST). The faculty of the course are industry professionals having several years of hands-on experience. The course features orientation programme, six taught modules each assessed by written examination, industry case studies and project assignment.
The course curriculum covers topics such as procurement, storage, transportation, distribution, operations planning, support to company strategy, negotiation, logistics and trade finance, enhancing competitiveness, etc. which are critical focus areas for firms aspiring to globalise their operations.
Post Graduate Diploma in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management (PGDGL&SCM) is focused on developing world-class professionals in the field of supply chain and logistics to cater to the ever-growing demand for skilled manpower in the sector. The course will address need for procurement and operation managers both at the domestic and international levels which is on the rise, besides imparting skills essential to overcome the challenges posed by the crisis.
It is noteworthy to mention that World Trade Center Mumbai has been awarded by World Trade Centers Association, New York for its superior performance in trade education services which sets it apart. The courses on offer are well recognised by trade and industry. This has enabled MNCs and businesses across all verticals worldwide to approach the Institute for placements in logistics management covering procurement, distribution, documentation, transportation, warehouse and material management managers besides, professionals in international marketing and trade promotion, who have been skilled through our courses and have risen to become leaders in their field. Placements are as per acquired skills and capability.