UT Webinar: Managing Your Supply Chain Career in a Global Environment


WHAT: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will host a webinar that will provide participants with tools to evaluate their supply chain careers, develop an international profile and identify ways to advance their careers. UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute is sponsoring the event.

The event is free.

WHEN: 1:30 – 2:15 pm (EST), Friday, July 27.

WHERE: Online. Participants may visit http://utk.edu/go/po for more information or to register. They will be able to submit questions directly to webinar panelists.

BACKGROUND: Seven out of 10 firms request international experience when hiring C-suite executives or board members in the supply chain field. CEOs want management teams with the global expertise to oversee the firm’s increasingly complex supply chains. This webinar will address topics including:

  • Best practices in transforming a global supply chain
  • Defining core competencies that supply chain senior executives expect in high performers on their teams
  • The importance of global acumen to professional advancement
  • The return on investment of an executive-level MBA

WEBINAR PANELISTS: J. Paul Dittmann, executive director of UT’s Global Supply Chain Institute and former supply chain executive at Whirlpool; and David Ecklund, program director of UT’s Global Supply Chain Executive MBA Program and former supply chain executive of Caterpillar Logistics.

C O N T A C T :

Gina Myers (865-406-9422, ginamyers@utk.edu)

About University of Tennessee

Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
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