NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – The College of Business will hold its annual Supply Chain Management Week from Nov. 12-16, with a series of activities including an Executive Leadership Lecture and a number of leadership training programs.
According to Lisa Smith, Director of the Supply Chain Program, the training programs are intended to equip students with fundamental leadership qualities and position them to be successful leaders who can positively impact the supply chain industry.
Corning Director of Global Transportation and Trade Compliance, Patricia Brewer Hairston, who is also Corning Executive on Loan to TSU, will be the featured speaker at the Executive Leadership Lecture Series.
In another key area, students will receive training in “exploring careers” in Supply Chain Management, presented by representatives of the Council for Supply Chain Professionals.
To close the week’s activities, the College of Business will welcome students from the Hillsboro High International Business and Logistics Academy. The academy is a collaborative partner of the TSU supply chain management program.
All events will be held at the at the downtown Avon Williams campus.
The Supply Chain Management Week comes on the heels of the recently held Summit October 15-16 that brought academia and industry leaders together to discuss managing risks in the supply chain process.
For more information call Lisa Smith at (615) 963-7137 or visit http://www.tnstate.edu/businessadmin/scm.aspx.
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