Professional Development

Supply chain management education opportunities for personal and organizational development offered through Penn State Executive Programs, Smeal College of Business Professional Graduate Programs, Penn State World Campus.

Due to travel restrictions because of COVID-19, the Center for Supply Chain Research® (CSCR®) has migrated on-campus and in-classroom activities to virtual remote experiences.

CSCR Professional Development Programs

With access to a community of industry thought leaders and higher education experts, the Center for Supply Chain Research is able to host pertinent executive education programs addressing today's complex supply chain challenges in virtual and in-person venues.

Supply Chain Leaders' Forum

Held biannually, the CSCR Supply Chain Leaders' Forum fosters peer-to-peer discussions of current issues in logistics and supply chain management and seeks commonalities in business practice. The invitation-only program is intended for mid- to senior-level supply chain professionals and is the signature event on the CSCR calendar.

Supply Chain Talent Symposium

Effective talent management is critical and can become an organization’s backbone for economic success. The biennial CSCR Supply Chain Talent Symposium connects thought leaders, industry experts, and peers to address the needs of today’s unchartered human capital landscape.

Penn State Supply Chain Podcast

The Penn State Supply Chain Podcast, sponsored by the Center for Supply Chain Research at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, shares a monthly discussion of contemporary topics in supply chain management with Penn State faculty, expert practitioners, and CSCR Corporate Sponsor organizations.

Penn State Executive Programs

Penn State Executive Programs excels at helping organizations succeed and grow through a proven system of leadership education that is collaborative, innovative, and measurable.

Whether on-campus, online or at your location, Penn State Executive Programs leverage resources from the internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business, as well as leading business experts, to help you shape the future of your career or your organization.

Check out the many learning opportunities with Penn State Executive Programs:

Professional Graduate Programs

U. S. News & World Report consistently recognizes Smeal College of Business as a top-tier supply chain and logistics graduate program. Smeal is also accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - International, the leading business school accrediting body.

Smeal, Supply Chain and Information Systems Department, and Penn State World Campus offer convenient online graduate and certificate programs. Learn more about our graduate programs below.