Clarkson Hosts 15th Executive Seminar for Corporate Professionals
Last August, Clarkson’s Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) program presented its 15th annual Executive Seminar, delivering state-of-the-art education to corporate professionals.
“We are pleased that our executive seminar continues to attract working professionals from highly respected global corporations,” said Prof. Farzad Mahmoodi, Joel Goldschein ’57 Endowed Chair in Global Supply Chain Management and director of the program. “It’s a strong endorsement of the quality of our faculty and the relevance of our curriculum.”
The four-day, on-campus program attracted participants from 11 states and 15 companies — Toyota, Stanley Black & Decker, Xerox, Global Foundries, Lockheed Martin, Corning, Goodyear, Lutron Electronics, Raymond Corporation, Snap-on Tools, Car Freshner, Arrow Electronics, Graham Manufacturing, Protiviti and Tapecon Inc.
The seminar utilizes a highly interactive format that employs team and hands-on activities, including simulations and negotiations exercises. Participants also benefited from networking opportunities with industry professionals and Clarkson faculty.
Seminar topics included emerging trends and proven strategies in GSCM, measuring supply chain financial performance, inventory management and logistics strategies, global sourcing and supply chain integration, coping with supply chain disruptions, mitigating risk through contracting, negotiations in supply chain management, and disruptive technologies in the supply chain.
The seminar’s 2015 corporate sponsors included Toyota / Raymond Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Xerox.
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Attendees include nearly 500 executives, managers, and consultants from 45 states and four continents, representing more than 80 globally recognized corporations, including some 30 Fortune 500 companies.