Flipkart announced on Thursday the launch of the Supply Chain Operations Academy (SCOA), a digital learning academy to provide industry-relevant training and knowledge to help create a pool of skilled talent for chain operations. supply in India.
With this launch, Flipkart aims to bridge the skills gap in e-commerce and build a pipeline of talented people skilled in various aspects of supply chain management.
In its first year, SCOA’s dedicated and robust training program will deliver 15 days of digital classroom training and 45 days of on-the-job learning at Flipkart supply chain facilities across the country. The 60-day supply chain operations training program will enable young people to pursue careers in various aspects of supply chain management and certify them to increase their employability.
The first phase of the program will start on October 22. Students from Haryana, Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal will be integrated and receive skills through Flipkart learning management system. The training program will help participants actively learn through interactive videos, simulations, digital documents, question-and-answer activities and hands-on experience during their internship period in state-of-the-art facilities.
“Having created one of the most technologically advanced modern supply chains in the country, there is an urgent need to fill the skills gaps in the industry and Flipkart aims to solve this challenge through the Supply Chain Operations Academy. This academy will offer a blend of online and on-the-job training for healthy workforce development, ”said Hemant Badri, Senior Vice President and Head of Supply Chain at Flipkart.