A joint venture with Smeal College of Business' Center for Supply Chain Research. Cosponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Through the lens of the SCOR® (Supply-Chain Operations Reference) Model, participants will become familiar with tools, techniques, and approaches to define, analyze, and implement improvements for major functions and process areas within the supply chain. Topics include:
This program is for managers and executives who have a need to understand and use state-of-the-art concepts, processes, and tools to improve and better manage their organizations’ supply chains and key process areas. Also, this course is an excellent source of information and perspectives for those who work in areas such as finance, information systems, manufacturing, and marketing – as well as those who manage key external resources that are considered essential to the success of any supply chain (e.g., transportation, warehousing, 3PL/4PL, information technology, etc.). This is a required course for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Management.
Process and Tools for Supply Chain Success will improve your ability to:
The organization and flow of Processes and Tools for Supply Chain Success is based on the standard supply chain processes of PLAN, SOURCE, MAKE, DELIVER, AND RETURN – known as the SCOR® Model – to introduce important technologies and methods that drive performance improvement throughout the supply chain. (Elements of the SCOR® Model will be discussed, but its primary use here is as a template for organization of the program).
“I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Great mix of academia and real life examples; great class participation and great instructors. I found this course to be very relevant to my current job activities.”
--Cindy Ambrose, Project Manager, Logistics, The Hershey Company
"Overall, this is an outstanding executive program. The best I have attended. I will come back for another program."
--Gerardo Sepulveda, Chief, Sustainment Branch, US Southern Command
This program is taught by top faculty leaders from Penn State, as well as supply chain professionals. Each instructor has an extensive background in research and consulting, and in educating executives. Each brings to the classroom best-practice tools and implementation processes for achieving world-class results.
Dr. C. John Langley Jr., Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of Development for the Center for Supply Chain Research, Penn State
Listen to Dr. Langley's interview by SCDigest on what he sees as the biggest challenge facing companies today.
Dr. Daniel Guide, Smeal Chaired Professor of Supply Chain Management
Dr. Terry Harrison, Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems, and Earl P. Strong Executive Education Professor in Business
Dr. Anthony Kwasnica, Professor of Business Economics
Dr. Robert Novack, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Mr. Michael Gray, Supply Chain Evangelist, Formerly with Dell
Mr. Darren Maynard, Strategy Consultant, DPM Consulting
Mr. John Metzger, Executive Director, PA Liquor Control Board
The program fee of $3,750 includes all instructional materials, private room accommodations, meals, break service, and access to recreational facilities. Association member pricing applies:
$3,650 for CSCMP members
$3,000 for CSCR corporate sponsors
Active military personnel, PSU alumni, and teams of three or more attending this program from one company are eligible for a 20% program discount.
Our enrollment coordinator will be happy to hold a seat for you in this program. A reservation does not commit you to the program until you submit the registration form online. Please call 814-865-3435.
This is a required course for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Management. Participants must take these two other courses to complete the Certificate:
Programs may be taken in any order over any period of time.An Executive Programs representative will be happy to help you select the appropriate program for your current level of responsibility.
This program is cosponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.