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MSU Faculty to Lead SCLA Peer Groups


By Bisk

Michigan State University Professors David Closs, PhD, and Judith Whipple, PhD, will lead discussion about the impact of technology on inventory planning and management during the Supply Chain Leaders in Action Annual Executive Business Forum (SCLA).

SCLA, a program of the Distribution Business Management Association, features executives and academic faculty from the supply chain management field. MSU will be awarding the 2016 Annual Certificate of Advanced Education, in conjunction with DBMA, to participants. The Certificate of Advanced Education is awarded to all executives who attend the SCLA forums.

As facilitators for one of SCLA’s peer groups, Closs and Whipple will moderate 10-20 supply chain professionals that will focus on managing inventory, as well as ways new technology can optimize processes and boost efficiencies.

Closs is the John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration in the Department of Supply Chain Management at the Eli Broad College of Business, and specializes in the development and application of computer models and information systems for logistics operations and planning. Whipple specializes in supply chain integration, supply chain security and collaborative commerce.

 

 

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