Updates and Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Global Supply Chain Institute Hosts Supply Chain Forum - Virtually

May 1, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Supply Chain Institute, housed in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business, engaged more than 200 participants in its first-ever online Supply Chain Forum, April 15-16, 2020. Event organizers said the strong attendance, despite currently intensified workloads in the industry, did not surprise them.

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Haslam MBA Waives GMAT/GRE, Extends Application Deadlines During COVID-19

April 24, 2020

The MBA program in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, joined many other programs across the country this week in waiving the GMAT and GRE requirement for applicants enrolling for full time in fall 2020. The action comes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic's societal disruptions, which have created roadblocks for applicants trying to complete required standardized tests, such as testing center closures and lack of time to adequately prepare.

New Director of Diversity and Community Relations Appointed at Haslam

April 23, 2020

Clarence Vaughn III joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as director of diversity and community relations in early April. He takes the reins from Tyvi Small, who was elevated to UT’s vice chancellor for diversity and engagement.

Weekly Webinar Series Offers Guidance for Leading in Difficult Circumstances

April 21, 2020

In times of crisis, leaders must be the torchbearers who give light to others. Doing so requires more than professional expertise. To help leaders bring to bear all their skills and knowledge in precarious situations, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business' Executive MBA Strategic Leadership program is presenting Leading in Trying Times, a weekly webinar series held Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. EDT.

Crowdsourcing Last Mile Delivery: Strategic Implications and Future Research Directions

April 20, 2020

From the moment the first online consumer put an item in a shopping cart and clicked “buy now,” supply chain management has been scrambling to adapt its distribution strategies to fit the new reality. Anytime, anywhere demand fulfillment has created a need for innovative transportation solutions, particularly for same-day delivery services.