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Logistics & SCM – MBA | BBA | PG Diploma | Diploma | B.Com+

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) Adv.  Certiicaste from CII- Institute of Logistics

c) Certificate from Maersk Training in shipping logistics

Internship & Project  :  2 Months to be completed

BBA (Shipping & Air Cargo Logistics)

Eligibility                  : Plus Two

Duration                  : 3 Year Full Time

Certifications           : a) BBA from Bharathiar University

PG Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management 

With additional certification

Eligibility                   :  A pass in any Degree

Duration                   :  1 Year Full Time

Certifications            :  a) Adv. Certificate from CII- Institute of Logistics

b) PG Diploma from KITCO – ASSOCHAM CONSORTIUM

c) Maersk Training Certification in shipping Logistics

Internship & Project   : 2 Months internship to be completed

Admission Procedures

  • Admissions are done purely on merit basis.
  • A candidate should have a score of 50% or more in the VidyaBharathi 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.
  • Certificate from  world leader Maersk Training in Shipping Logistics
  • University MBA is accredited ‘A’ grade by ‘NAAC’ and approved by DEB, Govt.of India.
  • DEB, 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.
  • Coming under VidyaBharathi Group of Institutions, ISO 9001:2015 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.

VidyaBharathi 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; VidyaBharathi strives to bridge this gap by offering programs which are tailor made to the requirements of the industry.

Students of VidyaBharathi 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, Vidyabharathi 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. VidyaBharathi offers the best suited for the Logistics Industry.

 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 Manager

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. BBA (Shipping & Air Cargo Logistics)

Bharathiar University  BBA Program In International Shipping and Cargo Logistics

Syllabus

  • 1st Year
  • Language 1 & 11
  •  Management Process
  •  Accounting for Managers
  • I Mathematics for Managers
  • 2nd Year
  •  Organizational Behavior
  •  International Strategic Management
  •  Introduction to Logistics Management
  •  Inventory Management
  •  Supply Chain Management
  • 3 rd Year
  •   Principles of Logistics Information
  •  Foreign Trade Procedure and Documentation
  •  Air Cargo Logistics Management
  •  Shipping and Ocean Freight Logistics Management
  •  Domestic Logistics

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

No I Semester 6 Business Communication – New Syllabus
1 Logistics Strategy & Planning No II Semester
2 Warehouse Distribution & Facilities Management 1 Customer Service & Relationship Management
3 Freight Transport Management 2 Contract & Reverse Logistics
4 Intenational Logistics 3 Supply Chain Information Systems
5 Operations Strategy 4 Capstone Project

 

 

 4. 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

Shipping refers to physical process of transporting goods and cargo. In broader sense shipping can be associated with Logistics which refers to flow of goods, information and other resources, including energy and people, between the point of origin and the point of consumption. Thus shipping and logistics combinely include all aspects of transportation, storage and packaging of goods and commodities. Despite the many variables in shipped products and locations, there are only three basic types of shipments: land, air, and sea. Quantum growth in inter-regional and intra-regional trade has made shipping and logistics industries a favoured place for the new generation. With increasing complexity qualified professionals are required to manage shipping and port industries across the globe.

Vidyabharathi Pioneers in offering Logistics courses since last 10 years formulated several programs to create a pool of talented logisticians to meet the growing demand in the sector. The Institute is promoted by the Falcon Infrastructures, the largest logistic integrated hub in the state. The Falcon group supports the Institute with training and placement.

The major logistics courses the Institute was offering are Diploma and PG Diploma in Logistics, MBA in Logistics and SCM with collaborative programs offered by CII Institute of Logistics, KITCO-ASSOCHEM CONSORTIUM, MAERSK etc. The Institute is the authorized study centre of Bharathiar University for offering MBA and presently BBA in International Shipping and cargo Logistics. The courses and the curriculum are well accepted by the industry and the students have been gainfully placed and the Institute has the history of achieving 100% placement.

Prospects

Shipping and Port Managers can find suitable employment opportunities in government departments like Railways and Defense. PSUs like Shipping Corporation and other agencies in the field of logistics and shipping are favoured place for shipping managers. However, working with private logistics and shipping companies are the best option available to shipping and port managers. These professional also can work with private packer and movers and transporters. Heavy industries dealing with high volume of inflow and outflow of goods and commodities also require logistics managers to ensure smooth and in-time supply. Besides, opportunities are also available with organizations specializing in cargo handling.

BBA in Shipping and Logistics Management course is one such industry/sector-specific management education course. This course focuses on two sectors- shipping and logistics management.

 Shipping sector plays an important role in transporting goods from one place to another. Shipping industry is an integral part of logistics operations taking place around the world.

BBA in Shipping and Logistics Management course has been designed to meet the requirements of the shipping, logistics and supply chain management sectors. The main aim of this course is to churn out skilled management professionals who are capable of managing logistic operations and organizations.

Graduates may find a job in the following work setups –

  • Shipping Companies
  • Ports and Harbors
  • Consultation Agencies
  • MNCs and Business Houses
  • Import-Export Firms
  • Logistics Companies

B.Com+

B.Com three year degree program consists of 6 semesters of MG [email protected] Cochin Campus and Calicut University at Malappuram Campus,  as a regular program. Accountant with knowledge in logistic operations is in demand in Logistics Organizations/ Travel & Tourism Industry. Increases employabilty.  Also facilitates students to become entrepreneurs .Hence the combo offer from VB.