Business Sustainability, Circular Economy and Reverse Logistics

From: 1,500.00

Last day of registration: November 25th, 2022


SKU: IIT Kharagpur | Dates: 05 - 10 December, 2022 Categories: ,


Mode of workshop: Online

This workshop will cover topics like

Day 1 : Mon 5th December, 2022

Module: Business sustainability dimensions
  • Concepts covered : Session 1: Introduction to sustainability
    Session 2: Sustainability of businesses and dimensions of sustainability
  • Learning Outcomes: Insight into sustainability at economic and business level and dimensions of sustainability
  • Recorded video : 1 hr, Live session : 1 hr

Day 2: Tue 6th December, 2022

Module: Sustainability in Production and Distribution
  • Concepts covered : Session 3: ESG factors in Business
    Session 4: Circular Economy
  • Learning Outcomes : Understand underlying factors of sustainability dimensions; Understanding of the concept of circular economy
  • Recorded video : 1 hr, Live session : 1 hr

Day 3: Wed 7th December, 2022

Module: Industry best practices 1
  • Concepts covered : Session 5: Green Production Systems                                                                                                  Session 6: Product Returns, Reverse Logistics and Green Distribution Systems
  • Learning Outcomes : Appraise about green production systems and reverse logistics
  • Recorded video : 1 hr, Live session : 1 hr

Day 4: Thu 8th December, 2022

Module: Industry best practices 2
  • Concepts covered : Session 7: Material Packaging and Packing
    Session 8: Waste Disposal Mechanisms
  • Learning outcomes: Appraise about industry best practices in sustainability
  • Recorded video : 1 hr, Live session : 1 hr

Day 5: Fri 9th December, 2022

Module: Finance, Marketing, HR and Legal aspects for Sustainability
  • Concepts covered : Session 9: Financial and Marketing Aspects
    Session 10: Legal Issues and HR Issues
  • Learning outcomes: Understand financial and marketing issues in developing sustainable systems and HR and legal implications
  • Recorded video : 1 hr, Live session : 1 hr

Day 6: Sat 10th December, 2022

Module: E Market Example and Industry Experience
  • Concepts covered : Session 11: Business Models for E-Markets
    Session 12: Business Models for E-Markets
    Session 13: Business Models for E-Markets
    Session 14: Linear to Circular – Strategies and Challenges
    Session 15: Lessons from Global Industry Experience
  • Learning outcomes: Illustration of reverse logistics and cost implications using Business Models for E-markets; Business strategy to move from linear to circular with examples from industry experience

Session dates: 5 – 10 December, 2022

Time:   Monday to Friday – 6 to 8 PM, Saturday 10am-1pm, 2pm-4pm

Last date of Registration:  November 25th, 2022

Profile of the Instructor(s)

Prof. Barnali Nag is a faculty in the area of Economics and Strategy in Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur and has more than a decade of teaching and research experience in areas of business economics, energy economics and policy, international economics, business environment and sustainability. She is a Phd in the area of energy and climate change economics from IGIDR, Mumbai and did her post-doctoral research at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Prior to joining IIT, Prof. Nag has worked in various premier research and teaching institutes like RIS, New Delhi, ISB, Hyderabad and IIM Kashipur. She has published in various international journals of repute. Her research interests pertain to Energy Policy, Economics of Climate Change, Sustainable Energy Transition of India, Energy security issues of India

Prof. Anupam Ghosh has more than 14 years of teaching experience in areas of Supply Chain Management and Marketing. He has offered courses at the post-graduate and doctoral level in Supply Chain Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Materials Management, and International Marketing. He was a Visiting Scholar to Bentley University, Waltham, MA, USA during 2004-05. He has worked on research projects on Information visibility in supply chain, fare fixation for public transportation system etc. Prof Ghosh has run NPTEL Courses on ‘Modeling and Analytics for Supply Chain Management’ and ‘Decision Support Systems for Managers’

Eligibility & Fees

Intended audience

  • Corporates – for whom CSR, Sustainability and Reverse Logistics are issues that need to be addressed
  • Academics – newer knowledge in this upcoming domain of knowledge


Fees  for the workshop:

Students – Rs. 1770 (Rs.1500 + 18% GST)

Industry – Rs 5900 (Rs. 5000 + 18% GST)




After attending all the sessions and submitting the assignments, we will provide you with a workshop completion certificate from NPTEL.


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