College Park, Md. Sept. 13, 2007 - The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced 16 outstanding faculty members have joined the school from leading universities to start the 2007-2008 academic year.
Logistics, Business & Public Policy
Game Trains MBAs to Manage Global Supply Chains; Potential Industry Uses Address Flat World Challenges
For more than 20 years, the Smith School has been honoring and rewarding outstanding faculty members, instructors and PhD students for their teaching excellence.
The Tata group is partnering with the Robert H. Smith School of Business for a July 10 “Tata Dialogue on Innovation” at New York City’s The Pierre hotel.
Smith alumni will join the discussion, moderated by CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages Albert Carey and featuring Warren Harris, President and COO of Tata Technologies.
Among the Elite for Supply Chain Management:
Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
- Undergraduate Supply Chain Management #9 (US News)
- Full-Time MBA Supply Chain Focus #18 (US News)
What is Supply Chain Management?
Supply chain management (SCM) is the management of the flow of goods. It includes the movement and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. Previously referred to as “logistics and transportation,” SCM is now the preferred name for this skyrocketing industry.
Supply Chain Management Focus
Students can study supply chain management on all levels at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business – undergraduate, MBA, Master of Science, and PhD. Housed in the school’s department of Logistics, Business and Public Policy; supply chain management has become an increasingly popular area of study and a very successful one. SCM is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Smith in the top 10 for supply chain management. The Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC), run by Smith's top-ranked supply chain faculty, delivers cutting-edge solutions to private industry and government clients.
Smith is a recruiting stop for many large companies focused on supply chain management. For over twenty years the Smith school hosts a key supply chain event Supply Chain Industry Day, welcoming companies like Avendra, C. H. Robinson, CIA, Danaher, DuPont, Hilti, J. B. Hunt, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Nestle, Northrop Grumman, PepsiCo, Ruan, Stanley Black & Decker, Starbucks, Target, Textron, Unilever, UPS, W. L. Gore and more. For Spring 2015, Smith will host a Supply Chain Coffee House night which will be held on Wednesday, February 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the third floor atrium in Van Munching Hall - registration is now open.
The Supply Chain Management Fellows Program offers students a unique opportunity for learning both within the Smith School and with external Supply Chain professionals. As part of a top-ranked program, students have the opportunity to take core classes together, participate as leaders in the Supply Chain Management Society, visit regional facilities and operations, sign up for a class that explores international or North American processes, and network at local and annual meetings of leading industry professional organizations. By combining classroom learning with networking opportunities in the professional community, Supply Chain Management Fellow can take advantage of a unique opportunity to build knowledge of the profession and create a foundation for a networked career.
Heidi began the program in Fall 2011. Her current research interest in empirical operations management is inventory management of substitutable products. Her ongoing work has been presented at Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). Heidi's previous research on motor carrier safety performance has been presented at the Transportation Research Forum and published in Transportation Research, part e.
U.S. Army veteran and educator Joseph Guy Mattingly Jr., a professor emeritus and longtime undergraduate director at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, died May 17, 2014, at his home in Annandale, Va. He was 84.
Supply chain analytics was the theme of the Fourth Annual Business Analytics Workshop, held in College Park, Md., on Friday, May 2, 2014. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and IBM, the day-long workshop consisted of topics ranging from cyber supply chain risk management to disaster response planning and logistics.
The Robert H. Smith School of Business has expanded its reputation as a research and knowledge hub with top-25 showings in three recent worldwide rankings.
On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit. This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet.