Indian Institute of Materials Management, Chennai branch, will organise Material Management Day in a big way on April 23. IIMM Members and SCM professionals from various industries and delegates from various sectors will attend the event to mark which competitions, Panel discussions, Quiz and Best SCM managers award will be conducted to focus on the importance of material management as a profession.
Material management had become a focussed area with increased importance of backward integration of suppliers as well.
IIMM, recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, has a network of 52 branches and 20 chapters. It offers courses like graduate, post-graduate diploma and MBA in material management, Certificate in Professional Supply Management, diploma courses in stores management, international trade and logistic management. The courses offered by it helped those in the corporate sector upgrade skills in material management.