MDP on Materials Management at VGSoM IIT Kharagpur

Start Date:2012-06-07
End Date:2012-06-09
Event Type:Operation Seminar

The programme is open to executives in materials, purchasing, production planning, inventory planning, vendor development, vendor relations managers, supply management, etc.

Event Details:

Programme Director(s): Prof. Arabinda Tripathy & Dr. Ashutosh Sarkar

Venue: IIT Kharagpur Salt Lake Campus, HC-Block III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700106

Fee (non-residential): The fee for the programme is Rs.18,000/- per participant.



Management of materials plays an important role in providing a competitive edge in todays competitive Business Scenario. Apart from managing working capital, management of materials also helps in improving product performance. Management of inventory is an essential component of Materials Management function. In addition to Raw Materials and Consumables, management of Spares is also very critical; especially for process industry. The programme is focused on understanding and developing appropriate strategy for materials and inventory management.



  • Strategic role of Materials Management
  • Materials and Inventory cycle
  • Classification and Codification of Materials
  • Models for managing Inventory
  • Management of Spares
  • Purchasing
  • Vendor rating


Contact Information:

Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur, India 721302



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