MM DAY 2019

Dear Professional.
Materials Management Day is celebrated on the auspicious day of 23rd April when all professional bodies of Materials Management were merged to form an All India Body with the expressed objective to secure wider recognition of the profession and to elevate the professional status of individuals engaged in the field of Materials Management. The theme for this year’s Materials Management Day Celebration is “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain”.
The programe details are as under :
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April 2019 MM Day Celebration Tentative Program Schedule Venue & Time
13th April (Saturday) Debate on Topic:
Best Materials Manager Contest “Future of Business: Circular Economy : Role of Supply Chain”.
IIMM Conference Hall
4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
14th April (Sunday) Quiz Competition (Entry Free) Topic – “Supply Chain, Imports & Exports, General Management” IIMM Conference Hall
10.00 am to 01.00 pm
14th April (Sunday) Debate on Topics “Is Effective digitalization in SCM results in sustainable business growth” IIMM Conference Hall
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm
16th April (Tuesday) Essay Competition : “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain” Essays receiving last date 16.04.2019 at IIMM Office / Email ID – iimmbg@airtelmail.in
23rd April (Tuesday) MM Day Celebration Function (Entry Free) Theme : “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain” by Chief Guest & Key Note Speaker Ajanta Hotel, M.G. Road, Bangalore 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm (Followed by dinner)
Materials Management Day Celebration- April 2019 – Fortnight program schedule

Theme: “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain”
The celebrations will also consist of the following activities:

BEST MATERIAL MANAGER CONTEST: 
Topic: “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain”
Open to all Materials Management, SCM, Logistics professionals.
Ø Participate in a team of 2 from each organization.
Ø The competition will be in the form of presentation, written and oral, on the topic indicated above
Ø Presentation Papers, not exceeding 2500 words, neatly typed/computer printed, along with name and address of Team Members with telephone No. and e-mail id, should reach IIMM Bangalore Branch Office on or before 12.04.2019.
Ø Team should make a presentation before the panel of Judges for a maximum duration of 15 minutes and highlight their achievement and result obtained.
Ø Both the team members should participate in the presentation suitably.
Ø The contest will be held on Saturday, 13th April, 2019 between 04.00 pm and 5.00pm at IIMM Conference Hall.

Prizes to the best two teams will be presented on MM Day on 23rd April 2019 at Ajantha Hotel.

QUIZ COMPETITION:
Topic: Supply chain Management, Imports & Exports, General Management”
Ø Open to all IIMM Members/Students, Students of B-Schools , Students of Technical Institutions.
Ø Participate in a team of 2
Ø The name and address of Team Members with telephone No. and e-mail id to reach IIMM on or before 13.04.2019
Ø The Quiz Competition will be held on 14.04.2019 at IIMM Conference Hall from 10 am to 01 pm.
Ø Quiz Master’s decision is final and the prizes to the best two teams will be presented on MM Day.

DEBATE
Topics: “Is Effective digitalization in SCM results in sustainable business growth”.
Open to all IIMM Students, IIMM Members, IIMM Alumni, Students of B-Schools & Technical Institutions
Ø Participants may opt to talk “FOR” or “AGAINST’ the subject.
Ø The name and address of the participants with telephone No. and e-mail id, and the topic opted for debate, should reach IIMM on or before 13.04.2019
Ø The Debate will be held on 14th April 2019 at IIMM Conference Hall at from 02pm to 04.00pm.

ESSAY COMPETITION:
Topic: “Future of Business: Circular Economy: Role of Supply Chain”
Ø Open to IIMM Members/Students, SCM Professionals, Students of B-Schools and Technical Institutions.
Ø The Essay not exceeding 2000 words on the theme, neatly typed on A4 Size paper, should reach IIMM, Bangalore Branch office by post or e-mail on or before 16.04.2019.
Ø Writing should be original and reference made should be mentioned at the end of the writing.
Ø Participants should mention their full name, address, phone number and e-mail ID while sending the entry.
Ø A Panel of Judges will select the best two essays and prizes will be awarded on MM Day.

For more details Please contact :
IIMM Bangalore Branch,
304, 306, & 307, ‘A’ Wing,
Mittal Towers, M.G.Road,
BANGALORE – 560 001;
Phone No: 25327251 /52;
Tele Fax: 25327253;
E-mail ID : nagaraj.sm@iimmbangalore.org

About IIMM

The Indian Institute Materials Management (IIMM) is the national apex body representing a wide spectrum of professionals engaged in various facets of materials management, responsible for planning, sourcing and logistics under supply chain concepts.

IIMM has objective to secure a wider recognition and promote the importance of efficient materials management in commercial and industrial undertakings; to safeguard and elevate the professional status of individuals engaged in materials management faculty; to constantly impart advanced professional knowledge and thus improve skill of the person engaged in the materials management function.

IIMM is the only professional body representing Materials and Supply Chain Management in India for over three decades that offers courses approved by the DEC, Govt. of India.  IIMM is affiliated to the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM), Headquartered in Hampshire, UK.  IIMM has a strength of over 10,000 members in 50 branches and 19 chapters across India.  The member body consists of executives from the Public & Private sector organisations, Armed forces and Academia.

IIMM offers graduate and post-graduate courses in Materials and Supply Chain Management such as GDMM, PGDMM.  Additionally, the Institute offers international courses such as Certified Professional in Supply Management (ISM, USA) and International Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management in association with International Trade Centre, Geneva.

IIMM offers – Corporate In-house training Programmes, Management Development Programmes, Consultancy research Opportunities, Evening Seminars, Professional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Events and also conducts unique Quiz competition called MATQUIZ to nurture & test domain knowledge on materials management & Supply Chain Management.