Flipkart launches Supply Chain Operations Academy to accelerate skill building across India; over 4000 workers to certify in first year- Check details
The program will certify over 4,000 workers in its first year by offering 15-days of online training and 45 days of on-the-job training at Flipkart’s supply chain facilities.
Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, has announced that it is setting up a digital learning academy to upskill thousands of students every year.
The Supply Chain Operations Academy (SCOA) is Flipkart’s project to providing relevant industry training and knowledge to help create a pool of skilled supply chain operations talent in the country. This will further help bridge the skill gap and create employment opportunities in the expanding supply chain industry in the country, Flipkart said in a statement.
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"The specialised and robust training program under SCOA has been designed and created by the Flipkart team to provide a holistic experience and training to candidates, which will involve 15 days of digital classroom training and 45 days of on-the-job apprenticeship at Flipkart supply chain facilities," the company said in a statement.
The program has been designed to impart knowledge on various facets of the e-commerce supply chain, the roles within the supply chain, soft skills, safety and compliance know-how.
It involves a 60-day skilling program that will empower the youth to build careers in various aspects of supply chain management and certify them to increase their employability.
The students will be imparted skills through Flipkart’s Learning Management System, an online platform for learning programs, where students can learn a diverse set of skills through courses developed by leading industry experts.
For the first phase of the program that begins on Friday, October 22, Flipkart has on boarded students from Haryana, Bihar, Delhi, Jharkhand, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal, who will undergo the training followed by the on-the-job training.
During this program shortlisted students will get an opportunity to work along with full-time supply chain employees at facilities across the country.
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