Research interests include human and social capital, innovation in relation to product, process, and organizational structure, and the dynamics of organizational learning and value creation. Recipient of numerous teaching awards.
In the global marketplace, companies armed with strong supply chains gain competitive advantages and capture market share. Accordingly, individuals who possess supply chain skills are in high demand. Firms are seeking individuals who can:
In short, companies need individuals certified in global supply chain management.
The Katz Global Supply Chain Management Certificate prepares students to secure positions as managers or directors of corporate global supply chains. Position areas include supply chain management, sourcing and procurement, supplier relationship management, or supplier diversity management.
Global supply chain management encompasses not only the design and planning of supply chain activities, but also the execution, control, and monitoring activities that help companies to build a competitive infrastructure and create net value.
As part of the certificate, students engage in experience-based learning through an applied project, specializing in either supplier diversity or supply chain management. Students may also develop additional depth in supplier diversity by completing an independent project with Katz's regional corporate partners.
Required, 7.5 credits
Electives, 3 credits from the following:
Full-time and part-time students are eligible to receive a Global Supply Chain Management Certificate when all of the following criteria are satisfied: