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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

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About the course

With increasingly globalized operations, companies are exploring several ways to remain cost effective while being highly responsive. Strategic sourcing and related functions play an important role in achieving these organisational goals. The programme on strategic sourcing and vendor management will draw lessons from emerging economies as well as successful global firms to develop better understanding of effective sourcing strategies. It will also highlight various techniques to enable sound analytical sourcing decisions.


To enable practising managers understand the growing strategic role of sourcing and procurement in building supply chain and organisational competitiveness. The programme also aims to introduce various analytical tools and techniques to enable managers’design and implement effective sourcing strategies.


  • Strategic Sourcing and Operations Strategy
  • Sourcing Forensics and Competitive Benchmarking in Global sourcing practises
  • Sourcing Conflicts and Supplier Relationships
  • Contract Design in Strategic Sourcing
  • Analytical tools in supplier selection
  • Strategic Outsourcing and Procurement Strategies
  • E-procurement and Auction Design

Who should attend

This programme is best suited for manager and senior managers in the sourcing, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, information technology and marketing functions.

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Peeyush Mehta

Prof. Peeyush Mehta is a Professor of Operations Management at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Prior to this, he was a faculty in the Department of Industrial & Management Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Indian In...


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