Education

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The Center for Supply Chain Management connects three primary stakeholders through its programs and activities: Pitt Business students, faculty, and industry representatives with high expertise in supply chain management. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact center director Prakash Mirchandani.

The center enhances the supply chain management curriculum at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its oversight of degree and certificate programs, case competitions, and consulting-based courses with a supply chain management focus.

Doctoral Candidates

Degree programs include business analytics and operations and related areas.

MBA Candidates

Degree and Certificate Programs

Consulting Projects

Consulting Field Projects. The three-credit course, which can have a supply chain management focus, lets students complete a strategic consulting project for a client organization.

Six Sigma Theory and Practice. The three-credit course lets students complete hands-on consulting projects with a focus on process improvement and quality control. Students work under the guidance of an industry mentor with Black Belt Six Sigma certification. 

Case Competitions

Held in the fall term, the competition features a "live case" on a supply chain management issue that Crane Co. is experiencing at that moment in time. The judging panel is staffed by several managers from Crane Co. who travel to Pitt for the competition. 

Undergraduate Students

Degree and Certificate Programs

Case Competitions

Launched in fall 2014, the Race to the Case Supply Chain Management Competition challenged undergraduate business students to collaboratively address a contemporary supply chain management issue.