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Blockchain for Supply Chain: Evaluating the ROI of Blockchain Technology

September 30, 2022
Even if you haven’t explored, researched or experimented with using blockchain for supply chain management, you’ve likely heard of blockchain technology. One of the most hyped advancements of the last decade, the only thing harder to understand than blockchain itself is blockchain value. Or, more specifically, the return on investment (ROI) of blockchain for supply chain. 
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Blockchain 101 For Supply Chain Management

September 23, 2022
The Global Supply Chain Institute dug into blockchain technologies, their benefit for supply chain management and how to get started evaluating blockchain ROI for your company in the white paper, “When Is(n’t) Blockchain Right?” Consider this article a bite-sized blockchain tutorial, drawn from the white paper, to help take the mystery and intimidation out of this transformative technology.
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UT’s Haslam College of Business Rises in U.S. News Undergrad Rankings

September 15, 2022
The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, rose four spots to No. 26 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Undergraduate Business Program rankings. The Department of Supply Chain Management held the No. 3 spot nationally and among publics for a second year.
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Three Supply Chain Management Faculty Appointed to Endowed Posts

September 6, 2022
John Bell, head of the Department of Supply Chain Management in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, recently announced that two faculty had been appointed to endowed professorships and another would be the first to hold a newly endowed chair.
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UT Haslam’s Graduate Supply Chain Programs Climb to No. 1 in Premier Ranking

July 25, 2022
The graduate supply chain programs in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business rank No. 1 among programs in North America, according to a report from Gartner, Inc.
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Arun Sivaramakrishnan Completes SCM Leadership Academy

July 7, 2022
Arun Sivaramakrishnan, Transformation Partner - Vice President at Genpact, completed the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s new SCM Leadership Academy in May 2022. Learn why he recommends Haslam’s program over others and how he’s already applying what he learned.
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UT’s Haslam Undergraduate Supply Chain Program Rises to No. 2 in Distinguished Gartner Ranking

June 13, 2022
The undergraduate supply chain management program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business rose four places, from No. 6 to No. 2, in Gartner’s 2022 rankings of top North American undergraduate supply chain management programs. This marks 11 years running that the program has ranked in Gartner’s top 10.
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Financial Times Ranks Haslam No. 18 in the World in Custom Executive Education

May 26, 2022
Business climbed from No. 20 to No. 18 in custom executive education among all schools in the U.S. and around the globe.
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Father-Son Duo Take on UT’s Master’s in Supply Chain Management Online Together

May 23, 2022
Like so many parents with children in college, John Knox was fascinated to hear about his son’s studies in an unfamiliar field: supply chain management. “He would talk to me about what was going on in his classes and how motivated and excited he was to get into supply chain,” John says. “He talked a […]
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Diversifying a Supply Chain: Building Competitive Advantage

May 11, 2022
Meet Andrea Sordi, Academic Director of the Executive MBA in Global Supply Chain and clinical assistant professor at the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business, home of the Global Supply Chain Institute. Professor Sordi has more than 20 years of professional experience observing supply chain trends from the front row of the consumer goods industry.