EVENTS | Supply Chain Forum | April 9-11, 2024

GLOBAL SUPPLY
CHAIN INSTITUTE

A hub for supply chain thought leadership and talent development, the Global Supply Chain Institute powers a global network of supply chain professionals, corporate partners, students and academics.

FEATURED DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ONLINE

Position yourself for career advancement where supply chain management meets strategy. Practical, actionable curriculum that equips you to solve real business problems and create organizational value.

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Business professionals

EXECUTIVE MBA – GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Become a more effective executive-level leader in one year and add immediate value to your organization as you gain a traditional business foundation in accounting, finance, marketing and leadership.

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#1

Graduate supply chain program in the U.S.

(Gartner, 2022)

#2

Undergraduate supply chain program

in the U.S.

(Gartner, 2022)

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SUPPLY CHAIN INSTITUTE

GSCI Corporate Partners

CORPORATE PARTNERS

Through cutting-edge research and an expansive network of faculty and industry leaders, GSCI works with executives to address supply chain challenges and solve their problems.

White Papers

Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative

SCM Strategy Development

GSCI Professionals

SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONALS

Bridging the gap between academia and industry, GSCI provides relevant thought leadership and opportunities for supply chain professionals to develop their expertise and recruit the country’s best students.

Blog

Recruit Students

Supply Chain Forum

GSCI Emerging Leaders

EMERGING LEADERS

Whether new to the field or on the verge of important career growth, GSCI helps emerging leaders reach their full potential through an extensive library of offerings.

Podcast

Talent Development

GSCI graduate and professional students

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS

With programs ranked among the country’s best, GSCI provides relevant curriculums, expert faculty, and relationships that put you on the road to success.

Degree Programs

Upcoming Events

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Fall 2023 Supply Chain Forum

Fall 2023 Supply Chain Forum may be over, but the photos are here! Don’t forget to download and post on social using #2023FallSCF.

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SCM Leadership Academy

January 31 – May 7, 2024

Take one step closer to becoming a SCM Leader. The SCM Leadership Academy is a 14-week program designed to develop managers, directors and other key stakeholders into supply chain leaders. Registration open now!

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UT Haslam’s Ted Stank Honored with Supply Chain Hall of Fame Induction

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has selected Ted Stank, Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to receive the 2023 Distinguished Service Award. This selection means Stank, who is also the Harry J. & Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business, co-executive director of the Global Supply Chain Institute and head of the Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative at the Department of Supply Chain Management at UT’s Haslam College of Business, will be inducted into the Supply Chain Management Hall of Fame.

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High School Students Thrive at Inaugural SCM Summer Camp

Over six days from July 9–14 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, more than a dozen high school juniors and seniors from Tennessee and other states learned about leadership, how to prepare for college, and the benefits of majoring in supply chain management.

Sponsored by Ryder, Tractor Supply Company, and Caterpillar.

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Barbara Melvin

“The professors at UT really set themselves apart. Not only are they constantly in contact with industry professionals in supply chain and throughout the C-suite, which allows them to stay relevant, but they also take the time to care and develop relationships with them so you can continue talking with them (which I do, by the way) even long after graduation.”

Barbara Melvin
CEO & PRESIDENT,
SOUTH CAROLINA PORTS AUTHORITY

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“Supply chain expertise has become a foundational element for successful C-suite leaders. The results-oriented culture, leading faculty and awe-inspiring network of industry partners is what drew me to UT Knoxville, and GSCI has further elevated that experience, creating the go-to place for those wanting to define the future of how business is done.”

Dave Clark
CEO,
Flexport

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“The Global Supply Chain Institute offers companies a unique opportunity to engage with supply chain faculty, learn from their peers and enrich the educational experience for supply chain students. Through these partnerships, organizations gain priority access to critical supply chain talent and benefit from rigorous, yet practical, research focused on solving the most pressing problems of our time. An investment in partnering with GSCI yields significant benefits and makes an important contribution to the future of supply chain leadership.”

Nancy Nix
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
AWESOME

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“The University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) has provided SC Johnson with valuable programs and resources for more than a decade. Our partnership provides several key benefits, including access to top-tier supply chain management talent and providing a world class education for our next generation of leaders. GSCI’s faculty, industry advisors and students are highly collaborative and committed to delivering the thought leadership required in today’s dynamic and ever-changing business environment.”

Tim Bailey
PRESIDENT OF CONSUMER BUSINESS,
SC JOHNSON

GSCI History

History

Formed in 2011, the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI) was developed as a means of broadening and deepening UT’s relationships with both industry and academia. Today, GSCI serves as a hub for global supply chain management insights, innovation and industry best practices. With our network of executives, academics and practitioners, we continue to shape and inform the future of the field.

GSCI Vision

Vision

The Global Supply Chain Institute shapes and influences the practice of supply chain management by serving as the preeminent global hub for leading practitioners, academics and students to learn, network and connect. Its goal is to provide partners and students alike a competitive advantage by enhancing their knowledge and understanding of how the supply chain is evolving, at home and abroad.

Events

MS SCM Online Program & Application Overview Webinar

Thursday, March 7, 2024
12:00 pm ET

Spring Supply Chain Forum

Tuesday April 9, 2024 - Thursday, April 11, 2024

GSCI Recruiting Retreat

Thursday, April 25, 2024
10:30 am ET

SCM Finance Academy

Monday March 4, 2024 - Monday, April 29, 2024

SCM Leadership Academy

Wednesday January 31, 2024 - Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Vested: Vested Outsourcing

Ongoing

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ABOUT GSCI

Find the resources you need to shape the future of supply chain management at the Global Supply Chain Institute. Connect with our team to learn how we can support your individual and organizational needs through our network, research, talent development or academic programs.

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