Jenkins MBA Alumnus Creates Opportunities for Collaboration
A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge.
10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert
President of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his 20+ year career.
Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials
What is public procurement? To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every interaction that any member of the public has with a public entity. Road asphalt? Public procurement officials buy that. N95 medical masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic? Public procurement officials buy that.
Gartner Ranks NC State Jenkins MBA No. 10 in Supply Chain
The NC State Poole College of Management’s Jenkins MBA supply chain management program rose five places to No. 10 in Gartner Research’s 2020 ranking of graduate supply chain programs in North America. Several key trends among top-ranked programs in the […]
Partner Spotlight: Cheniere Energy
Bill Knittle, VP of supply chain management at Cheniere Energy, talks about what he appreciates most about NC State’s supply chain program based on his experiences sponsoring student project teams and working with the multiple undergraduate and MBA alumni he and his team have hired over the years.
Rob Handfield Webinar on Vital Supply Chains in a Pandemic
Rob Handfield, director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and professor of operations and supply chain management, served as a presenter for S&P Global Market Intelligence’s University Essentials webinar on the vital supply chains during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with representatives from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Handfield described COVID-19 as the catalyst of supply chain…
Webinar Provides Expert Insights on Leadership, Economic Outlook Amid COVID-19
The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) held its first webinar on April 16th to discuss different viewpoints on how leaders can effectively operate during the coronavirus and prepare for its long-term effects. The event was moderated by SCRC Executive Director […]
How Two Companies Founded by NC State Students are Helping to Reduce Textile Waste (Student Blog)
In a world becoming more focused on creating a better tomorrow, there has been a great shift towards creating more sustainable products. Many industries have adapted, but it seems that the fashion industry has yet to fully adopt the trend.
Public Procurement, Supply Chain Makes for Successful Partnership
By Poole College of Management Staff Some of the industries most vital to citizens’ everyday lives are also those of which people are least aware. Public procurement — the process public sector professionals use to obtain goods and services for […]
An Alumnus’ Take on the Coronavirus’ Supply Chain Impact
Krunal Sonpal graduated from NC State University in 2018 with a Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering degree and now works as VP of Sourcing at BNY Mellon. Since graduation, Krunal has been using data to see the impact of geopolitical, […]