Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
The Haslam College of Business’ student chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals is a subgroup of the national organization focused on providing supply chain management professionals with career support through networking opportunities, information and research and educational workshops and conferences.
At Haslam, the 150+ member group hosts networking and professional development events including guest speakers, panel discussions and site visits and helps prepare students to take the SCPro Level 1 Certification exam.
NeXxus: Connecting Women in Supply Chain
Started by a group of female supply chain students and professors, NeXxus aims to promote gender diversity in the field. The organization provides an opportunity for women to seek advice and mentorship from other women in supply chain.
NeXxus holds a range of networking events throughout each semester in addition to interactive sessions with employer partners in order to better educate students about the unique opportunities and challenges in supply chain. NeXxus members have exclusive opportunities to apply for scholarships sponsored by companies who share their mission of promoting gender diversity in the field, and they have the opportunity to engage in the Global Supply Chain Institute’s forum through recognition of a Distinguished Woman in Supply Chain Management each year.
Supply Chain Automation & Robotics (SCAR)
A student organization dedicated to building scaled components of a supply chain using robotics/automation, coding and applying supply chain principles like collaboration and data collection for process improvements. SCAR focuses on applied learning opportunities, including completing real-world projects with companies and organizing site visits to local operations and manufacturing facilities.
Haslam has many other student programs and organizations highly relevant to the supply chain field. Students participate in the Integrated Business and Engineering Program to gain a better understanding of engineering mindsets or seek a global perspective through study abroad opportunities or by joining the International Business Club.