MBA (Logistics And Supply Chain Management) - Logistics Planning/Supply Chain


Program details

The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program offered by UPES School of Business is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary for mid and senior management roles in a variety of industries, both within India and on a global scale. With a focus on hands-on learning, the program provides students with practical experience through internships and on-the-job training, enabling them to apply classroom learning to real-world situations and gain a competitive edge in the job market. The curriculum covers key aspects of the industry, including procurement, inventory management, transportation, warehousing, and distribution, offering students a deep understanding of industry practices and challenges.

A unique feature of the MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management program is the Logistics Planning/Supply Chain specialisation, which provides students with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in areas such as demand planning and forecasting. The curriculum includes training in various demand forecasting models, qualitative and quantitative demand forecasting, demand planning strategies, and techniques. Furthermore, students delve into Lean Supply Chain Management, covering the Toyota Production System, lean manufacturing, quality and quantity control, as well as problem-solving and statistical process control.

The pedagogical approach emphasizes real-world practical learning, with a focus on case studies, practical applications, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by industry experts. This multifaceted approach enhances students' analytical skills and their ability to apply theoretical knowledge to actual business scenarios. Additionally, students have the opportunity to undertake live projects and industrial immersion, gaining hands-on experience, problem-solving skills, and exposure to the industry environment through site visits and on-the-job internships. Overall, the program equips students with a comprehensive skill set and knowledge base, making them highly employable in the dynamic and evolving field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Program Highlights

•    The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program emphasizes hands-on experience through summer internships, live projects, and a major dissertation, ensuring students gain practical insights into logistics planning and supply chain management.
•    Tailored for specialization in natural gas and energy trading, the curriculum opens doors to job prospects in the energy industry, financial institutions, and related sectors, providing a versatile skill set for varied career paths.
•    Students are actively encouraged to engage with industry through live projects, research initiatives, seminars, conferences, and internships, fostering a dynamic learning environment connected to real-world challenges and trends.
•    The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program integrates real-world case studies, industry visits, and guest lectures from experts, offering a comprehensive understanding of natural gas trade and operations, preparing students for practical challenges in the field.
•    The management school at UPES boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including modern smart classrooms, an analytics Lab, a well-stocked library, and advanced analytical tools, ensuring a conducive learning environment with access to the latest technology.
•    Students have the chance to participate in exchange programs, study abroad initiatives, and semester exchanges with leading global partner institutes of UPES, enhancing their global perspective and networking opportunities.

The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program from the School of Business UPES opens up diverse career opportunities for students. Through summer internships, live projects, and placements, students gain valuable experience in corporate culture and have the chance to collaborate with potential employers. The program offers a variety of career paths within well-known organizations across different industries, including manufacturing, service, and consulting. This exposure allows students to explore their career interests and potentially secure job opportunities in the dynamic field of logistics and supply chain management. The program's focus on practical experience equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in various functions within the supply chain, making it a valuable asset for those seeking a successful career in this field.

Career Opportunities

The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program offered by UPES School of Business equips graduates with a diverse skill set, opening doors to a range of lucrative career opportunities. Graduates can pursue roles such as demand planner, supply planner, sourcing specialist, transport planner, purchasing specialist, and production planner. Additionally, the program prepares students for positions in e-commerce, warehouse management, procurement and supply management, freight transportation, warehouse design, and inventory management. With a comprehensive curriculum and industry-relevant training, UPES School of Business provides a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to excel in the dynamic field of logistics and supply chain management.


The MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Logistics Planning / Supply Chain) program at UPES School of Business has witnessed a commendable surge in placement opportunities in recent years. Leading companies such as Flipkart, Reliance Industries, HUL, GATI KWE, Adani Wilmar, Accenture, Deloitte, Kuehne Nagel, Xiaomi, TATA Croma, Odex, Transystem, and PI Industries actively recruit graduates from this program. Moreover, a growing number of mid-sized start-ups express a keen interest in hiring these professionals. The diverse range of roles available for MBA graduates includes positions like Demand Planner, Supply Planner, Logistics Network Design, Supply Chain Analyst, Production Planning, Procurement, and Business Analyst. Successful candidates can anticipate starting salaries ranging from INR 6-30 lakh per annum, with the exact figure contingent on individual skills, knowledge, and industry exposure.

Fee Structure

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Semester 1

Organizational Behaviour3003
Marketing Management3003
Managerial Economics3003
Accounting for Managers3003
Quantitative Techniques 
for Managers
Business Communication 1022
Introduction to Suply Chain3003
Operations Management3003
Business Environment2002
TOTAL   25

Semester 2

Human Resource Management2003
Financial Management2003
Specialization Paper 1 (Chose 
one from Demand Planning 
and Forecasting; Lean Supply
Chain Management)
Warehouse Management2003
Retail Supply Chain2003
Business Research Methods3003
Industrial Visit0001
Business Ethics and CSR2002
Managing Digital Transformation3003
TOTAL   24

Semester 3

Procurement and Supplier 
Relationship Management
Specialization Paper 2 
(Chose one from Business 
Process Disruptions; TQM 
and Six Sigma)
Global Supply Chain3003
Multi Modal Transportation3003
Supply Chain Modeling, 
Design & Simulation
Strategic Management 3003
Customer Relationship 
Summer Internship 0002
Global context of Business1001
Project Management3003
TOTAL   27

Semester 4

Business & Supply Chain 
Risk Management
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3003
Environmental, Social and 
TOTAL   13


Students who are interested in pursuing an MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management with a focus on Logistics Planning / Supply Chain must satisfy the designated minimum eligibility requirements: Minimum 50% marks in Class X, XII and Graduation. Graduation From a recognized University in any stream.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for students who wish to pursue an MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management specializing in Logistics Planning / Supply Chain at UPES School of Business are determined by evaluating the individual's performance in UPESMET / National Level Exams / followed by Personal Interview.

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