Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (PGDSCM) focuses on how the concept of supply chain management and logistics is based on the idea that every product which reaches an end user represents the combined effort of multiple organisations and make up the supply chain. The PGDSCM students will understand  how effective management of supply chain activities can lead to increased customer value and achieve sustainable competitive advantage to an organisation.

BiMS PGDSCM emphasises on the supply chain skills and know-how. The programme smartly combines operations management issues in the broad context of logistics and SCM. BiMS is the first organisation in Bangladesh to launch PGDSCM qualification as a career oriented specialised programme. After completing our post graduate programme, students get PGDSCM certificate awarded by Innovate Awarding, UK.




5 Reason to Join PGDSCM



Duration and Fees

|  PGDSCM can be completed in six (6) months  |

|  Fee for the entire programme is BDT 35,000/- (by two installments)  |

|  Our fees include exam fees and cost of course materials  |

|  Registration of students remains valid for a maximum period of seven (7) months   |

|  NO other hidden cost within this period   |




Admission Eligibility

Minimum bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) is required  \

Students having 3rd division/class/ in SSC/HSC/Graduation are not eligible to apply  \

Applicants are expected to have language proficiency as exams are conducted in ‘English’  \

/  BiMS reserves the right to reject any admission application  \

semester & modules

|  SEMESTER 01 (3 Months)  | 

Module 01 Supply Chain Management Framework

  • Understanding Supply Chain Management (SCM) Supply chain, The objective of a supply chain, The importance of supply chain decisions, Decision phases in a supply chain, Process views of a supply chain, Competitive Supply Chain Strategy
  • Competitive and supply chain strategies Achieving strategic fit, Expanding strategic scope
  • Measuring Supply Chain Performance Drivers of supply chain performance,  Framework for structuring drivers, Facilities, Inventory, Transportation, Information, Sourcing, Pricing, Obstacles to achieving strategic fit

Module 01 is assessed through a single exam of 100 marks comprising MCQ, True/False and Filling the gap questions

Module 02 Supply Chain Network design & Inventory Management

  • Designing Distribution Systems The role of distribution in the supply chain, Factors influencing distribution network design, Design options for a distribution network
  • Network Design The role of network design in the supply chain, Factors influencing network design decisions, Framework for network design decisions, Global supply chain network design, Managing risk in global supply chain
  • Inventory Management in Supply Chain Role of inventory in supply chain management, inventory costs, Approaches to inventory management, Just-in-time (JIT) procurement, Materials requirement planning, The order quantity, A re-order level system, Bulk purchase discounts, cycle inventory, safety inventory

Module 02 is assessed through a single exam of 100 marks comprising MCQ, True/False and Filling the gap questions


|  SEMESTER 02 (3 Months)  |

Module 03 Planning for Demand and Supply in Supply Chain

  • Managing Demand in Supply Chain The Role of Forecasting in a Supply Chain, Characteristics of Forecasts, Components of a Forecast and Forecasting Methods, Basic Approach to Demand Forecasting, Time-Series Forecasting Methods, Responding to Predictable Variability in a Supply Chain, Managing Supply,  Managing Demand
  • Price Management in Supply Chain The Role of Pricing and Revenue Management in a Supply Chain, Pricing and Revenue Management for Perishable Products, Pricing and Revenue Management for Seasonal Demand, Pricing and Revenue Management for Bulk and Spot Contracts, Using Pricing and Revenue Management in Practice
  • Aggregate planning and coordination The Role of Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain, The Aggregate Planning Problem, Aggregate Planning Strategies, Lack of Supply Chain Coordination and the Bullwhip Effect, The Effect on Performance of Lack of Coordination, Managerial Levers to Achieve Coordination

Module 03 is assessed through a single exam of 100 marks comprising MCQ, True/False and Filling the gap questions

Module 04 Sourcing, transportation and other decisions in SCM

  • Sourcing Decisions in Supply Chain The Role of Sourcing in a Supply Chain, In-House or Outsource, Total Cost of Ownership, Supplier Selection-Auctions and Negotiations, Sharing Risk and Reward in the Supply Chain, The Impact of Incentives When Outsourcing
  • Transportation Decisions in a Supply Chain The Role of Transportation in a Supply Chain, Modes of Transportation and Their Performance Characteristics,  Design Options for a Transportation Network, Trade-Offs in Transportation Design, Tailored Transportation
  • Contemporary issues in Supply Chain Lean Supply Chain, Agile Supply Chain, Role of IT in Supply Chain, Green Supply Chain

Module 04 is assessed through a single exam of 100 marks comprising MCQ, True/False and Filling the gap questions



PGD programme has been developed primarily for the working professionals and part-time students. Classes are held typically on Fridays.



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