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UT’s MS in Supply Chain Ranked among Top 15 Online Business Programs

February 7, 2024
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business placed No. 14 among U.S. public universities and No. 18 overall in the U.S. News Best Online Graduate Business Programs rankings. Among student veterans, Haslam ranked No. 6 in U.S. public schools. The ranking includes data from Haslam’s Master of Science in Supply Chain Management Online (MS SCM).
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How a UT Education Unlocked Opportunities for Redwood Logistics SVP Christopher Vettel

January 9, 2024
Christopher Vettel (’11), SVP of customer success for Redwood Logistics, discusses how studying supply chain at the Haslam College of Business has contributed to his success as well as shares his career advice for current and future students
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How To Build a Strong Master’s in Supply Chain Management Application

December 15, 2023
As companies look to improve supply chain efficiency, reduce operational costs and adapt to rapid global market changes, the demand for skilled supply chain professionals—sometimes known as logistics professionals—continues to rise.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the logistician job market is expected to grow 18% by 2032, creating over 38,000 projected new […]
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Seven Leading-Edge Supply Chain Planning Capabilities

December 11, 2023
This is the third post in a blog series based on the applied research report, “Advanced Supply Chain Planning: Leading Edge Capabilities Needed to Win in 2030,” by the research team of Michael Burnette, Dan Pellathy, Karen Mathews, and Daniel Myers. Download the white paper.
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Firm Foundations: Supply Chain Planning Framework & Maxims

November 29, 2023
This is the second in a series of blog posts based on the applied research report, “Advanced Supply Chain Planning: Leading Edge Capabilities Needed to Win in 2030,” by the research team of Michael Burnette, Dan Pellathy, Karen Mathews, and Daniel Myers.
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Develop Supply Chain Leadership Skills in UT’s 14-Week Online Program

November 29, 2023
Since launching in August 2021, the Supply Chain Management Leadership Academy has provided more than 150 industry professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to develop and distinguish themselves as business leaders. The 14-week program is currently enrolling for its spring session, beginning on Feb. 1.
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Everything You Need to Know from Fall 2023 SCF

November 21, 2023
From November 7–9, the Global Supply Chain Institute and the Department of Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomed hundreds of supply chain professionals, leaders, and students to another incredible iteration of our Supply Chain Forum. Below is a summary of everything you need to know.
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Straight From the Source: What Makes an Intern Return?

November 20, 2023
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Fall Supply Chain Forum, which took place from November 7–9 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Attendees may download the full presentation from the session under Resources in the GSCI app. Read the first article on leadership and talent development with Tennessee softball coach Karen Weekly.
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Why Supply Chain Planning is More Critical Than Ever Before

November 20, 2023
This is the first in a series of blog posts based on the applied research report, “Advanced Supply Chain Planning: Leading Edge Capabilities Needed to Win in 2030,” by the research team of Michael Burnette, Dan Pellathy, Karen Mathews, and Daniel Myers. Download the white paper.
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Leadership and Talent Development with Tennessee Softball Coach Karen Weekly

November 17, 2023
This is one of two posts based on sessions from the 2023 Fall Supply Chain Forum, which took place from November 7–9 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Attendees may download the full presentation from the session under Resources in the GSCI app.