West Michigan Supply Chain Management Certificate Series

Eli Broad College of Business

Eli Broad College of Business

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Who should attend

Executives and managers who must achieve enterprise success through logistics and supply chain management excellence in the highly competitive global environment. Participants will represent the functional areas of procurement, manufacturing, materials management, logistics and customer service and the major industrial segments in western Michigan.

About the course

This program is based on the graduate level supply chain management concentration in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. The seminar will be offered in two fifteen-week modules. Module One delves into marketing and supply chain management concepts and Module Two concentrates on supply chain management processes. Program content will be delivered through lecture, readings, class discussion and interactive simulations conducted by full-time Broad College faculty. Supply chain management case studies and applications will be liberally used throughout both modules. A project will tie both modules together. It will be scoped/developed during the first module; data will be refined and analyzed in between modules; and results will be presented and reviewed at the conclusion of the second module.

Objectives

  • Provide a thorough knowledge and understanding of world class supply chain management practices and their role in developing and maintaining competitive advantage.
  • Provide experiene in viewing supply chain situations from the perspective of suppliers to and customers of manufacturers and service providers
  • Provide an introduction to the tools and applications used in supply chain process evaluation and reengineering
  • Provide experience and feedback in the use of both qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Provide a knowledge baseline documenting supply chain management best practices

Special Notes

This program is offered in two segments, but participants must begin with Module One. The price can be paid by module or for the full program (see details below).

Experts

David Frayer

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...

Judith Whipple

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

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 ...

Dave Closs

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...

Justin Jagger

Justin is an Academic Specialist in the Department of Supply Chain Management. His role in the department is to assist with the infusion of information technology and other active learning components into undergraduate, graduate and executive curricula. These experiential exercises include the ...

Jason Miller

Jason Miller (Ph.D. The Ohio State University) is an Assistant Professor of Logistics at Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business. His primary research stream examines firms' logistics operations, with an emphasis on studying motor carrier safety, productivity, and pricing. His r...

Cheri Speier-Pero

Dr. Cheri Speier-Pero is a Professor of Information Systems at Michigan State University and currently serves as the faculty director of the MS in Business Analytics program. Her research interests include effective decision making in technology supported work environments, individual acceptance ...

Ayalla Ruvio

Dr. Ayalla Ruvio is an applied consumer behavior researcher who focuses on issues such as identity and consumption, material vs. experiential consumption, consumer arrogance, and cross-cultural consumer behavior. Her research has been published in refereed journals including the Journal of Academ...

Jeremy Wilson

Dr. Wilson is a Professor of the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University (MSU). He founded and directed the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection and the Program on Police Consolidation and Shared Services. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Wilson was a Behavioral Scientis...

West Michigan Supply Chain Management Certificate Series at Eli Broad College of Business

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