Supply Chain Management Industry Advisory Board Meeting

Friday, April 12th, 2024

  • 12-1 p.m. - Lunch (Catering buffet from Niko Niko's Greek & American Café)
    • Networking between Students, Faculty, and Industry Partners
    • Lunch in MBA/MS Lounge Room 300, Insperity Building also called CBB
  • 1:00-1:15 p.m. - Developments at C. T. Bauer College of Business
    • Paul A. Pavlou - Dean & Cullen Distinguished Chair Professor
    • Meeting will be in Classroom and Business Building (CBB), also known as Insperity Building, Room 510
  • 1:15-1:25 p.m. - Welcome/Introduction New Members/Agenda
    • Dale Tibodeau - Managing Director Bauer Supply Chain Industry Advisory Board
    • Ricky Tan - Associate Professor & Area Coordinator, Supply Chain Management
  • 1:25-1:35 p.m. - Review of Significant SCM Department Accomplishments
    • Norman Johnson - Professor and Chair of Decision and Information Sciences & Bauer Professor of Business Analytics
  • 1:35-2:30 p.m. - Marisa Brown, APQC Senior Principal Research Lead for Supply Chain Management, will present insights and results from APQC’s tenth annual supply chain priorities research. She will discuss the top goals and challenges facing supply chain professionals in the year ahead.
    Topics covered include:
    • Supply chains’ performance on 2023 goals
    • 2024 top areas of focus and priorities in supply chain planning, sourcing and procurement, innovation, and logistics
    • Trends and anticipated changes coming to supply chains in the next three years
  • 2:30-2:45 p.m. - Coffee Break
  • 2:45-3:15 p.m. - Review of Soft Skills Being Taught in Our Classrooms
    • Dale Tibodeau - Professor of Practice
  • 3:15-3:45 p.m. - Increasing the Effectiveness of Our Students
    This session will explore ways that Bauer’s Supply Chain Management Program can enhance the effectiveness of our students to be more valuable assets for our member companies.
    • Brad Miller - Senior Professor of Practice
  • 3:45-4 p.m. - SCM Analytics: From a Perspective of Manufacturing Industries
    Short presentation by current MS SCM students of capstone project in collaboration with APQC. Topic is Supply Chain Analytics: from a perspective of Manufacturing Industries

See the 2023 Inaugural Meeting agenda