A joint venture with the Smeal College of Business' Center for Supply Chain Research. Cosponsored by the
Created for executives charged with the design and orchestration of complex supply chain systems. You will learn practices that enhance supply chain speed, flexibility, and competitive differentiation.
Developing Strategic Supply Chain Leaders is designed for upper-middle and senior-level executives responsible for the development and management of logistics and supply processes strategy. Representative titles include vice president, director, or manager of logistics, purchasing, supply chains, operations, distribution, or materials management. This is a required course for those pursuing a Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Leadership.
You will leave Developing Strategic Supply Chain Leaders with the ability to:
This program awards 2.4 CEUs. Penn State Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available based on a standard of one unit per ten hours of classroom instruction. Upon completion of this program, each participant will be awarded a certificate for 2.4 Penn State CEUs earned.
"As a 3PL services provider, I've become 'hyper-critical' of those in the services business. Given this, I've not seen any other program designed and executed as well as this program."
- Glenn Andrews, Director, Government Programs, Lion Apparel, Inc.
"The most significant aspects of the program for me were the interaction with peers, thought-provoking cases, and excellent takeaways for best practices and analytical tools."
- James Mathias, Executive Vice President, Operations, CORE Motion, Inc.
We've carefully designed this program to maximize your personal and professional development. Faculty present the most current methodologies and research and also bring practical experience to each session.
Dr. Alan Stenger, Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management, Smeal College of Business, Penn State
Dr. Kasra Ferdows, Heisley Family Chair & Professor of Global Manufacturing; and Co-Director, Global Logistics Research Program, Georgetown University
Dr. Robert Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, North Carolina State University
Dr. Chris Muscarella, Professor of Finance and the L. W. Roy & Mary Lois Clark Teaching Fellow, Smeal College of Business, Penn State
Mr. Steve Tracey, Senior Associate Director, Center for Supply Chain Research, Penn State
Dr. Albert Vicere, Executive Education Professor of Strategic Leadership, Faculty Director Executive MBA, Smeal College of Business, Penn State
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:
$3,675 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 Leadership. 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