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Global Supply Chain Executive Development Program

Course Description

This course is designed for SCM leaders who have expertise in a functional area(s) such as manufacturing, sourcing, or distribution, and are ready to take on wider responsibilities within the supply chain. You will learn how integrated, end-to-end supply chains create organizational value; particular emphasis is given to the cross functional nature of SCM, and how to communicate more effectively with senior business leaders. The course covers best practices in planning, sourcing, operations, and logistics as well as supply chain finance, international business, leadership, and includes two hands-on simulations.

Key Benefits

  • Learn to use supply chain management as an organizational competitive advantage.
  • Understand how to integrate supply chain strategies across all organizational functions.
  • Develop supply chain strategies to increase market share and shareholder value.
  • Improve strategic decision making for planning, operations and performance measurement.
  • Formulate strategies and create value to effectively manage integrated supply chain operations.

Available Industries: Global Supply Chain

Duration & Dates

This course lasts four and a half days.

  • October 16, 2017 - October 20, 2017

Shay Scott


This course is offered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.


Chad Autry

Dr. Chad W. Autry is the William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management and Editor in Chief, Journal of Supply Chain Management, at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. ...

John Bell

John Bell is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Prior to joining the UT faculty in August 2010, Dr. Bell was a career maintenance ...

Randy Bradley

Randy V. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Bradley worked as an IT consultant in both government and commercial ...

Mary Holcomb

Dr. Holcomb is a Professor of Supply Chain Management. Her teaching interest includes logistics and supply chain principles and analytical methods. Her research interests focus on two related areas of ...

Diane Mollenkopf

Dr. Mollenkopf is the McCormick Associate Professor of Logistics. She was on faculty at Michigan State University from 2002-2005; and a faculty member at Lincoln University in Christchurch, New Zealand ...

Shay Scott

Shay Scott, Ph.D. is Managing Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute and serves on the faculty of the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at The University ...

Ted Stank

Theodore P. (Ted) Stank is the Harry J. and Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of ...

Wendy Tate

Wendy Tate, Ph.D. (Arizona State University, 2006) is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee.  She teaches ...


$5,015 UT Supply Chain Forum members

The cost of the program includes most meals, single-room hotel lodging, on-campus transportation, and classroom materials/simulations.