Safeducate ties up with ITM University for MBA programme in supply chain & logistics
For MBA programme in supply chain & logistics
Safexpress recently collaborated with ITM University, Gwalior to introduce a specialised MBA course for supply chain and logistics industry. Divya Jain, Director, Safeducate, and a Masters in Management from University of Cambridge, UK, unveils the significance of the tie-up.
Jain pointed out that Safexpress has been working towards bridging the huge skill gaps prevalent in the supply chain and logistics industry of India through its training academy, ‘Safeducate’. In line with that, the company has tied up with ITM University in Gwalior, to create a specialised MBA course in this field. “Supply chain and logistics industry is the backbone of the Indian economy and is one
We would also be covering Operational, Strategic and Implementation issues in SCM, Supply Chain Performance Metrics & Modelling, Logistics Management and recent trends in SCM.
Divya Jain director, Safeducate
of the largest employment generators in the country. However, there are huge gaps when it comes to availability of quality manpower in this industry due to the lack of formal education and overall industry perception. Safexpress intends to fill these gaps by way of providing quality education, which has a right balance of theoretical and practical training in supply chain and logistics,” she explained. Jain informed that Safeducate has introduced a two year MBA course with specialisation in SCM & Logistics at ITM University, Gwalior. The first year of the course would involve general MBA education. In the second year, Safeducate will be educating the students on core concepts and practices of SCM & Logistics. “We would also be covering Operational, Strategic and Implementation issues in SCM, Supply Chain Performance Metrics & Modelling, Logistics Management and recent trends in SCM. This classroom training will be followed by a six month industry internship in various organisations. This internship will be divided into four stints of 45 days each and is meant to provide extensive onground training in supply chain and logistics to the students,” she said. She also shared that Safeducate would introduce the specialised MBA courses in more educational institutes across India.
pDivya Jain addressing the press conference in Bengaluru