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Back to School: Understanding the Value of a Supply Chain Education August 9, 2013 Sponsored By:

Back to School:

Understanding the Value of a Supply Chain Education

August 9, 2013

Sponsored By:

Back to School: Understanding the Value of a Supply Chain Education August 9, 2013 Sponsored By:

Today’s Speakers

Today’s Speakers Brad Grimsley Vice President of Logistics & Engineering Limited Brands Jim Kellso Professor of

Brad Grimsley

Vice President of Logistics & Engineering

Limited Brands

Jim Kellso

Professor of Practice, Arizona State University Senior Supply Chain Master, (retired), Intel Corporation

Dr. John Vande Vate

Professor & Executive Director EMIL-SCS

Georgia Tech

James Blaeser

Publisher

American Shipper

Agenda

Today’s Speakers

Trends in Supply Chain Education

The Employer’s Perspective Personal & Professional Decision Q & A

Agenda – Today’s Speakers – Trends in Supply Chain Education – The Employer’s Perspective – Personal

Study Background

Study Background • Annual study on the role of the supply chain manager. • 2012 topicshere . 4 " id="pdf-obj-3-4" src="pdf-obj-3-4.jpg">

Annual study on the role of the supply chain manager.

2012 topics included the SC career, compensation, job satisfaction, etc.

Produced in partnership with CSCMP and GA Tech.

450 respondents including shippers, 3PLs, carriers, etc.

Download a free copy of our study here.

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Compensation by Education Level 5

Compensation by Education Level

Compensation by Education Level 5
Job Titles by Education Level 6

Job Titles by Education Level

Job Titles by Education Level 6
Does Your Company Support Education? 7

Does Your Company Support Education?

Does Your Company Support Education? 7
Evolution of Supply Chain & Logistics Education Dr. John Vande Vate Professor & Executive Director EMIL-SCS

Evolution of Supply Chain & Logistics Education

Dr. John Vande Vate

Professor & Executive Director EMIL-SCS

Georgia Tech

Evolution of Supply Chain & Logistics Education Dr. John Vande Vate Professor & Executive Director EMIL-SCS

Education Available

Education Available • Increasing number and range of programs focused on logistics and supply chain at

Increasing number and range of programs focused on logistics and supply chain at all levels.

Bachelors and masters level designated degrees mostly from business programs. Growing options in supply chain engineering. Executive programs again mostly in business schools. Certification programs.

Proliferating Certifications • Institute for Supply Management • APICS • American Society of Transportation & Logistics

Proliferating Certifications

Institute for Supply Management APICS American Society of Transportation & Logistics International Supply Chain Education Alliance

Institute of Supply Chain Management

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Increasing International Focus • Most Master's level programs include at least one international component. • International

Increasing International Focus

Most Master's level programs include at least one international component.

International is the fastest growing and most challenging component of the supply chain.

International markets are evolving rapidly.

Have to think strategically about international content:

Content – what we learn Connections—whom we learn with Venues—where we learn

Emergence of Supply Chain Engineering • Supply chain practice has become sophisticated enough that case studies

Emergence of Supply Chain Engineering

Supply chain practice has become sophisticated enough that case studies alone are not sufficient.

SC managers need to understand and manage complex IT integrating broad aspects of the business.

General management background just isn't enough anymore.

Increased expectations of immediate returns.

Investing in Education—The Employer’s Viewpoint Jim Kellso Professor of Practice Arizona State University Senior Supply Chain

Investing in Education—The Employer’s Viewpoint

Jim Kellso

Professor of Practice

Arizona State University

Senior Supply Chain Master, (retired)

Intel Corporation

Investment Considerations • Key employees in the leadership pipeline… degree enhances knowledge and credibility. • International

Investment Considerations

Key employees in the leadership pipeline… degree enhances knowledge and credibility.

International exposure where this is often difficult to achieve.

Highly respected IE/supply chain School credential.

However, program is above and beyond normal tuition reimbursement levels.

Individual Selection Criteria • Must be on defined leadership pipeline path. • Senior manager/director level. •

Individual Selection Criteria

Must be on defined leadership pipeline path.

Senior manager/director level.

Individual's background would be significantly enhanced by the experience.

Consensus of the selection committee that specific individual is key player.

The Value of Executive Education Brad Grimsley Vice President of Logistics & Engineering Limited Brands

The Value of Executive Education

Brad Grimsley

Vice President of Logistics & Engineering

Limited Brands

Personal Decision

Personal Decision • In today’s world, you have to be a life-long learner and be curious

In today’s world, you have to be a life-long learner and be curious at all times.

Wanted to learn more about the challenges and opportunities in global supply chains.

Work and family commitments were key to choosing a program.

Executive format seemed to strike a nice balance of immersion in learning and flexibility of time management.

Professional Decision

Already had an MBA. Needed a program that delivers real-world supply chain experiences.

Professional Decision • Already had an MBA. • Needed a program that delivers real-world supply chain

Opportunity to build a global network of experienced and accomplished colleagues working in supply chain disciplines.

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Employer Support & Benefits • Employer offered to pay for education. • Sponsored a business opportunity

Employer Support & Benefits

Employer offered to pay for education.

Sponsored a business opportunity to explore during program:

Using a U.S. based e-commerce fulfillment operation, develop a delivery service model for international customer base.

Resulted in improved costs, reduced transit times, and better visibility with a roadmap for improving customer experience across the globe.

Q&A Thank you for participating in this session. We would like to take your questions now.blaeserj@shippers.com Dr. John Vande Vate jvandeva@isye.gatech.edu Jim Kellso j.r.kellso@gmail.com " id="pdf-obj-19-2" src="pdf-obj-19-2.jpg">

Q&A

Thank you for participating in this session. We would like to take your questions now.

For more information, you can contact today’s speakers:

Jim Blaeser

212-464-8394

Dr. John Vande Vate

Jim Kellso