Special Educational Events Staged Next Week for Supply Chain Managers

Rare learning opportunities offered by MIT and UT

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Two noteworthy educational events for supply chain managers will be staged next week. We encourage SCMR readers to check these out:

World-Renowned Expert in Theory of Constraints to Speak at UT June 24

Theory of Constraints is a management tool based on the assumption that any system, no matter how complex it seems, is governed by only a few elements.

An internationally recognized expert on how businesses can resolve complex management dilemmas and increase profitability by removing organizational constraints will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Monday, June 24.

Rami Goldratt, chief executive officer of Goldratt Consulting, will lead an interactive seminar, Creating the Ever-Flourishing Company Using the Theory of Constraints (TOC), at the Center for Executive Education in the UT College of Business Administration.

Upper-level managers across all industries are invited to the seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is open to the public. The cost is $825, which includes course materials, breakfast, snacks and lunch.


Crossroads 2013: Supply Chain Management as Future Enabler

This one day event will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 starting at 8:00 a.m. at the Tang Center Wong Auditorium (MIT Building E51) on the MIT Campus . Dr. Edgar Bianco, research director, CTL Carbon Efficient Supply Chains Research Project, will present three case studies on low-carbon logistics.



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Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at [email protected]

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