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About Us

SKEIN, the Operations and Supply Chain Club of IIMU is driven by the sheer passion for Strategic and Operational thinking. Inspired by our mentor Prof. Janat Shah, we aim to serve as a platform for the student community to hone their knowledge in the domain of Operations and Supply Chain Management. The club continuously strives to boost the skills of students in the ever-changing field of Operations by facilitating industry-student interaction and sharing of ideas. SKEIN catalyzes the laminar flow of thoughts among students and keeps them informed of the issues that are faced by industries globally. Further, this club derives its strength from the unique association between the PGP and PGPX students, which increases the knowledge base and introduces a streak of diversity in its functioning. The club also aims to showcase IIM Udaipur as a B-school, which is focused on providing top management talents to the Operations and Supply Chain domain.


A series of the weekly newsletter sent to the IIMU community every week, covering the latest happenings in the Operations and supply chain world.

Annual Magazine

SKEIN releases the annual magazine during the SCM Summit every year, highlighting the views of the domain enthusiasts on the present-day highlighted topics in the field of Operations and Supply Chain.

Launch of Annual Magazine during SCM Summit 2020


SCM Summit

The Supply Chain Management Summit is the flagship event of SKEIN. It provides a platform for the student community to improve industry interaction and corporate relations by organizing engaging panel discussions by industry experts and corporate leaders. This year the event was conducted on Feb 16 under the theme "Automation & AI in Supply Chain."

Speaker Profiles for SCM Summit 2020 –

Mr. Akshaya Gaur

Founder, Aayan - Digital Transformation

Mr. Prashant Murali Kaivar

AVP & Supply Chain Head, Tech Mahindra

Mr. Raghavan Santhanam

Senior Consultant, Stratadigm Education

Mr. Ranjan Sinha

Senior Principal Consultant - Supply Chain

Mr. Amit Kumar

Senior Consultant, Ernst &Young

Panel Discussion during SCM Summit 2020

Team SKEIN with the industry speakers and Director Janat Shah during SCM Summit 2020


The Operations Summit was conducted during Solaris – Annual Management fest of IIM Udaipur. The theme for Solaris 2019 was "Success Through Synergy."

Speaker Profiles for Unmesh 2019 –

Mr. Ranga Ravala

Senior Manager, Specialist in Supply Chain Management - SAP, Deloitte Consulting India Pvt. Ltd


Team SKEIN with the industry speakers and Director Janat Shah during Unmesh' 2019


This is a real-time simulation game that is open to all business schools across India. The event comprises three rounds, with each round testing different theoretical skills and analytical skills. The event is conducted twice in a year, once during Unmesh and second during SCM Summit.


This is a comprehensive case study based competition that tests the knowledge of operations and supply chain. The teams are given a case study where the teams have to put on their thinking hats to solve real-world problems faced by the industries. The shortlisted teams get an opportunity to present their solutions before the panel of thought leaders in the field of Operations and SCM. The event is conducted twice in a year, once during Unmesh and second during SCM Summit.

Winners OpsSamasya conducted during Unmesh' 19

Winners of OpsSamasya 2.0 conducted during SCM Summit 2020

Ops Hunt

It is an inter-college article writing competition open to all business schools in India, conducted during the SCM Summit to give an opportunity for the Operations and Supply Chain Management enthusiasts to showcase their writing acumen. The participants were allowed to pick any topic of their interest, complementing the theme of the summit, "Automation & AI in Supply Chain."

Ops Talks

This is a webinar series for the student community, to foster industry exposure for the students, where industry experts and the alumni from the Supply Chain and Operations domain provide their valuable industry insights and share their experiences with the students. The inaugural session of the event kicked off in September 2020, which was graced by distinguished industry expert, Mr. Mohnish Rajput, Deputy Manager, Demand Planner, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

GSCM Advisory Board Panel Discussion

Team SKEIN on successful completion of the SCM Summit

Team SKEIN with the alums during Alumni Meet 2020

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