Vlerick Business School Executive Education


Vlerick Business School Executive Education
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

Behzad believes in the importance of rigorous quantitative analysis in making business decisions. He combines mathematical optimisation and revenue management techniques to achieve the best performance in health care and energy management. Behzad Samii is Full Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Operations and Technology Management Area. He is Director of the Brussels Executive MBA Programme.
As the winner of the 2010 Best Teacher Award, he lectures at our Belgian graduate programmes and at the International MBA at Peking University. Professor Samii has worked in operations and technology management for over two decades leading consulting projects, educating executives and developing technology. In this tenure, he has also held various managerial roles internationally at for example Apple Computer and Schlumberger. Professor Samii has developed graduate-level courses in supply chain management, production and operations management, and has extensive experience using management integration simulation exercises to develop structured decision making and leadership skills. Behzad has received his BSc from the College of Computer Engineering at Sharif University and PhD from the international logistics programme at MIT.


Job Title : Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Operations & Supply Chain Management
Operations strategy
Manufacturing and Production Management
Smart Meters and Smart Grids
Healthcare Operations Management
Supply Chain Risk Management
Energy Supply Chains
Revenue Management in Electricity Markets
Sustainable Supply Chains
European Energy and Environment Policies

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