[Logistics & Supply Chain Management]


The Indian logistics industry, valued at an estimated USD 435.43 Bn in 2023, plays a pivotal role in shaping up the nation’s economy. With rapid advancements in technology, massive government impetus, and infrastructure growth, this sector is poised for a transformative change. The phenomenal growth in the ecommerce business, huge investments by both domestic and as well foreign players,are fueling the growth of this sector, which has resulted in a big demand for logistics professionals. The PGDM (LSCM) program launched by IMT(H) in collaboration with CII, Institute of Logistics is aimed to bridge this talent gap of smart logistics professionals.

About IMT Hyderabad

IMT Hyderabad, established in 2011, is a leading B School in India, offers programs in Management at post graduate level and doctorial level. IMT Hyderabad is accredited by South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) & National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and committed to nurture socially responsible business leaders through quality management education. Excellence, innovation, and responsible leadership have always remained basic tenets guiding all the processes at IMT Hyderabad. The mission of IMT Hyderabad is to promote academic excellence, to enhance industry readiness through learner centric pedagogy and industry inspired curriculum and to instill social consciousness.

Widely experienced faculty, state of the art infrastructure combined with innovative pedagogy and rigorous learning processes render IMT-H as the most apt platform for grooming and molding the business leaders of tomorrow.

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Curriculum (List of Courses)

  • Logistics and Supply Chains Management Overview
  • Logistics Strategy and Planning
  • Supply Chain Strategies and Operations Management
  • Advanced Inventory and Materials Management
  • Total Quality Management for SCM
  • Global and SCM Environment for Businesses
  • International Logistics
  • E-Commerce and Retail Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement in Supply Chain
  • Warehousing and Distribution Facilities Management
  • IT Enabled Supply Chain Management
  • Freight Transport Management
  • Maritime Business and Economics
  • Cold Chain Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Analytics- Modelling- Risk Management
  • EXIMS and Customs & Port Management
  • Project and Change Management for Supply Chains
  • Container Trade
  • Shipping Law and Marine Insurance
  • Supply Chain Sustainability and Closed Loop SCM
  • Intra-Logistics, Outbound Logistics and Supply Chain Automation and Digitisation-4.0
  • Trade Routes and Shipping overview
  • Role of SCM in Entrepreneur Development
  • Multi-modal Transportation Management

Key Features

  • Focused program for students interested in making a career in the logistics and supply chain management profession
  • The entire curriculum is designed and delivered by professionals and academicians with significant logistics experience
  • Close interaction with industry in terms of guest lectures, industry visits, internship, and management projects
  • Mentoring by senior leaders from the industry to hone the skills of students to be industry-ready
  • Leverage the wide network of CII for industry support and collaboration

Program Outcomes

The program aims to:
  • Equip the students with functional knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain domains
  • Illustrate how companies are adding exceptional value to their customers through effective and efficient LSCM
  • Teach the ability to understand, process, analyze LSCM data so that right insights are drawn and decisions are taken
  • Help students understand and apply ESG concepts in LSCM domain
  • Showcase the latest developments and technological advancements that logistics players are leveraging in designing solutions


The courses are delivered using a mix of pedagogical methods such as case discussions, lectures, simulation, industry visits, seminars, guest lectures, and leverages experiential learning through industry projects.

Career Opportunities

The graduating students will be suitable for the following profiles / organizations:
  • Operations, Logistics, and SCM Consultants with Management Consulting Organizations
  • Operations, Logistics, and SCM Analysts with IT and ITES Organizations
  • Business Development Managers with Logistics Service Providers
  • Operations, Logistics, and SCM Analysts with Logistics Solutions companies and Logistics Startups
  • Operations, Logistics, and SCM Managers with End User companies such as manufacturers, retailers, ecommerce companies etc.

The following organizations support the joint effort of CII-IL and IMT

Experts on CII IL - IMT, Hyderabad Collaboration

Mr. K V Mahidhar

Executive Director & Head
Institute of Logistics
Confederation of Indian Industry

Mr. T Vallinayagam

Academic Advisory Group Member
CII Institute of Logistics
Confederation of Indian Industry