Supply Chain Forum

Twice a year, more than 250 professionals from 70+ top companies meet for a day and a half of keynote presentations, breakout sessions, networking and recruiting opportunities.

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Recruit Our Students

The Haslam College of Business prepares students with a broad, cross-disciplinary approach to supply chain management. As a result, our graduates are sought after by the most prominent businesses in the industry, averaging more than 130 companies per year.

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Executive Education

The Haslam College of Business’s faculty experts teach classes that offer immediate application outside the classroom ranging in duration from one day to 11 months.

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Executive MBA

The Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain takes an interdisciplinary approach to real-world challenges and develops new leadership skills.

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MS in Supply Chain Management Online

The priority deadline for summer enrollment is February 18. The final application deadline is April 8. 
Classes begin May 14, 2020.

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Young Women’s Perspectives on Supply Chain Diversity and Inclusion

Women make up 40 percent of the workforce in supply chain organizations, yet only 15 percent of these firms have female representation at the executive levels, recent research shows. To help understand this disparity, our latest white paper reports on the experiences of new women supply chain professionals and those just entering the workforce. The paper also includes a framework to guide you toward fostering better working environments and, ultimately, more diverse organizational leadership.

High Performance Organization (HPO) Best Practices

What will it take for businesses to perform at a high level in the supply chain and hold a competitive advantage over their rivals in the next decade? High performance organizations (HPOs) align their values with their business and cultural objectives, and their leaders ensure they keep that alignment by adhering to best practices. Those best practices, however, are evolving over time. This paper includes a checklist for leaders to evaluate their organization’s preparedness for business challenges in the coming decade.

End-to-End Supply Chain Planning Framework and Key Concepts

In a world of increasingly complex supply chains, companies must learn to adhere to detailed planning that integrates supply and demand plans at strategic and tactical levels. This study advocates for the central role of planning in global supply chains.

Featured Experts

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Ted Stank

Harry J. & Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence

Wendy Tate

Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow

Shay Scott

Executive Director of Supply Chain & Operations Programs; Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute

Mandyam Srinivasan

Pilot Corporation Chair of Excellence

Kate Vitasek

Adjunct Faculty

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