NISM offers an e-learning certificate program in modern commodity warehousing.
From August 30 to help meet the requirement for skilled and specialised human resources personnel who can handle the functional complexities of the modern warehousing business, the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) has started an online degree programme in commodities warehousing.
According to an institute news release, the e-learning certificate programme is being offered by NISM as an integrated self-paced learning course that eventually fulfils the desire of the warehousing business in order to improve standards of professionalism in Indian commodity warehousing.
The training will assist meet the requirement for a strong push toward modern and scientific storage at a time when the commodity warehousing business is poised for exponential growth in tandem with the rise of the food processing industry.
Assist with all functions
‘It is a one-of-a-kind programme that will train participants to handle all functions related to warehousing, including transportation, storage, price stabilisation, risk mitigation, financing, grading, packing, soft skill development, and application of modern technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, surveillance and security systems, development of process tracking systems, and operation optimization,’ according to the release.
Apart from strengthening the abilities of workers working with corporations and other entities in the commodities warehousing arena, the training would be beneficial to persons with an entrepreneurial mindset who want to develop warehousing facilities.
‘This programme will provide warehousing companies with an appropriate supply of qualified workers and support the commodity industry with well-developed supply networks empowering processors and farmers, NISM Director CKG Nair said at the course’s launch. NISM’s certified commodity warehouse personnel, who are well-versed in risk management, compliance, and best practices in scientific commodity storage, may successfully contribute to the commodities’ widespread financialisation.’
‘NISM has created this e-learning course in its objectives to contribute to the growth of Indian commodity markets, which are becoming more open, enabling the creation of efficient value chains,’ stated Sunil Kadam, Registrar, NISM.
Registration and course information are accessible at www.nism.ac.in.