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Who should attend
This seminar is designed for executives and senior managers in customer service, transportation, warehousing, logistics, planning and supply chain who are interested in learning strategies, concepts and techniques necessary to contribute more fully to competitive performance at their firms. The seminar provides insight into the design and execution of global supply chains, which can contribute to identification/implementation of new value-added initiatives.
About the course
For over 50 years, Michigan State University’s Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar has been the world’s premier logistics executive seminar.
The seminar combines academic frameworks and real-world examples, including discussion and review of best practice trends. The seminar faculty consists of academic and industry speakers that are thought-leaders in supply chain logistics management. The program is designed for experienced executives whose firms are driving integrated logistics within the context of an overall supply chain strategy. Emphasis is placed on supply chain integration, performance measurement, supply chain technology and analytical applications, global operations, organizational dynamics and the lessons learned from world-class supply chain logistics organizations.
We hope your organization joins us this year to further develop your supply chain logistics management executive talent.
- To discuss how logistics and integrated supply chain can contribute to firm competitiveness
- To understand how logistics theory, dynamics, structure, technology and principles can be synthesized to achieve superior supply chain and logistics performance
- To assist managers transitioning from managing specific functional areas, such as transportation and warehousing, toward the challenges of logistics planning and operational integration
- To identify and understand the logistics and supply challenges and trade-offs associated with global operations
- To share and discuss industry best practices in a collaborative learning environment designed to bring value to every organization
David J. Frayer, Ph.D. is Director of Executive Development Programs in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University, where he leads a group responsible for design, development and delivery of executive and professional education programs and two executive education and corporate le...
Professor Griffis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. His primary teaching interests include logistics and supply chain management. Professor Griffis received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University with...
Dr. Judith Whipple is a Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Prior to this, she directed the Food Industry Management Program at Michigan State University and taught at Western Michigan University in Food Marketing and Integrated Supply Management. ...
Jennifer Dunn is a faculty member in the Department of Management at Michigan State University. Jennifer received her Ph.D. in Decision Processes from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer conducts research in the areas of negotiations, trust, reputation, and ethical ...
Dr. David J. Closs is the John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Dr. Closs completed his MBA and Ph.D. at Michigan State in 1978 focusing on the topics of marketing, logistics and management science...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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