Centres Of Excellence

To focus on new and emerging areas of research and education, Centres of Excellence have been established within the Institute. These ‘virtual' centres draw on resources from its stakeholders, and interact with them to enhance core competencies



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IIMB Management Review

Journal of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

IIM Bangalore offers Degree-Granting Programmes, a Diploma Programme, Certificate Programmes and Executive Education Programmes and specialised courses in areas such as entrepreneurship and public policy.


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Past Events



Keynote Speakers

Year 2022-23


Conference titled "Maintaining safety and quality in the perishable food supply chain using technology

Over ten senior speakers from FSSAI, National Centre for Cold-chain Development(NCCD), McDonald's, Mondelez, Tim Hortons India, Snowman Logistics Limited, Tagbox, Sakurafresh Beverage & Food, Pescafresh, Big Basket, Rebel Foods, Chai Point and AT&T


Webinar on “Women in Supply Chain: In a league of their own”

-- Ms. Ushasri Tirumala - Senior Vice President & General Manager, & Manhattan Associates
-- Meenakshi Arun Subramanian, Director - Strategy & Transformation, Azure Cloud Supply Chain, Microsoft
-- Seema Mohanty, Global Supplier Manager, Bayer
-- Prof Hema Swaminathan, IIM Bangalore

Year 2022-22


Panel Discussion on Digital Technologies in Supply Chain

-- Dr. Radha Krishna, Head – Supply Chain Innovation Lab -(U.S. and India) Intel
-- Mr Sunil David, Regional Director – IOT India and ASEAN, AT&T Global Network Services India Pvt Ltd
-- Dr Praphul Chandra, Founder, Koinearth |Professor, Insofe

17-18 Dec 2021

Seventh Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference

Keynote Talks
−−Prof. Ananth Raman, Professor of Business Logistics at Harvard Business School
−−Ms. Cari Shim, VP-SCM, Intel
−−Nithin Chandra, Partner, A.T. Kearney
−−Prof. Sunil Chopra, Professor of Operations Management at Kellogg School of Management


Panel Discussion on Supply Chain Disruptions

-- K K Mishra, Director, Ministry of Railways
-- Ushasri Tirumala, Sr VP, Manhattan Associates
-- Sonny Kunnakkat, Head Global Engineering Services, Applied Materials
-- Prof Jitamitra Desai, IIM Bangalore


Panel Discussion on Supply Chains in Atmanirbhar Bharat

-- Vikram Mansukhani, COO TVS Supply Chain Solution Ltd
-- Vijay Wadhwani, Head SCM, Relaxo Footwears Ltd
-- Venkatesh Seshadri, CII
-- Prof Jitamitra Desai, IIM Bangalore

Year 2019-20


Best Practices Meet

-- Prof. Gopal Naik
-- Session speakers comprised business leaders from Walmart Labs, Dell Technologies, BPCL, TVS SCS, Manhattan Associates and HPCL.


Panel discussion on "Contours of a Logistics Policy in India"

Keynote Speaker
-- Mr. N Sivasailam, Special Secretary, Logistics, Department of Commerce GOI,
-- Panel comprised Industry practitioners in leadership roles from CONCOR, RIVIGO, JBS Group and Prof. Jitamitra Desai,


Workshop to ‘Explore cost-reduction strategies for Electric Vehicle batteries’

Keynote Speaker
--Prof. Haritha Saranga


Supply Chain Startup Solutions (S³)
inaugural Conference

-- Dr Radha Krishna, Head SCM Innovation Lab, Intel India

-- Ramakrishnan S, Chief General Manager, IMM & PPP, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai

-- Dr. Sabesan, Head – Knowledge Management, TVS Supply Chain Solutions Limited

-- Vijay Kasi, Sr. Principal, Supply Chain Practice, A T Kearney

Year 2018-19


Best Practices Exchange Meet

Keynote Talks
−−T.R. Parasuraman, Dy Managing Director, Toyota Industries Engine India (TIEI) -- Keynote Talk
−−Renny Chako, Senior Manager, Manhattan Associates
−−A Sathiyanarayanan, Chief Manger, SCO BPCL
−−S Govindarajan, Business Head – Strategic Account, TVS Logistics Services Limited

10-11 Dec 2018

Sixth Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference

Keynote Talks
−−Prof. Milind Sohoni, ISB
−−R. Manoj, Joint Secretary, GoK and MD & CEO, ReMS
−−Ushasri, Sr. VP & GM, Manhattan Associates
−−Prof. G Raghuram, Director, IIM Bangalore


Retail Industry Conference

−−Prof Ashis Mishra (Marketing)
−−Sanjeev Siotia, Sr VP & CTO, Manhattan Associates
−−Prof. U. Dinesh Kumar (DS)
−−Jeff Demenkow, VP, Professional Services Organization, Manhattan Associates
−−Prof. Seema Gupta (Marketing)

Year 2017-18


The Best Practices Exchange Meet

Expert speakers from Intel, Transystem Logistics International, Citius Project Portfolio Consulting and IBM

Year 2016-17


The Best Practices Exchange Meet 2017

Keynote Speakers
--Prof. G. Raghuram, Director, IIMB
-- Rajesh Srinivasan, Director – Technical Support, Manhattan Associates
-- Dr. Dattatrey Kulkarni, Sr. Principal Engineer and Sr. Director of Consumer Innovation Centre, Intel
-- Satish Kumar, Lead – Transportation & Integrated Logistics Solutions, TVS Logistics Services
-- Selvaraj Vadivelu, AVP – Business Operations, Sasken Technologies Ltd
-- Kishore Gupta, Associate Director, IBM Procurement Services

15 and 16 December 2016

Fifth Biennial Supply Chain Management Conference

Keynote Speakers
-- Professor R. Srinivasan, Director In-charge, IIMB
-- Professor Sridhar Seshadri, Deputy Dean Operations and Area Leader Operations Management at Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad


Workshop on ‘Building Sustainable Agri-Food Supply Chains in India’

Keynote Speakers
-- Professor R. Srinivasan, Director In-charge, IIMB
-- Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister of State for Agriculture, Government of Karnataka
-- Dr. Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog