Operations & Information Management graduate Hailey Cockrum has accepted a job at the high-profile Elon Musk venture SpaceX in Hawthorn, California. Hailey is just one example of a long list of OIM and other Isenberg students landing incredible job opportunities.
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Dr. Mahmoud Hariri, a surgeon and former faculty member at the Aleppo University Faculty of Medicine, discussed harrowing wartime logistics and medical delivery challenges in Professor Nagurney's "Humanitarian Logistics and Healthcare" course.
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In February, 350 students, alumni, faculty, and staff attended the fourth annual Women of Isenberg conference, which brings together women from all career levels to talk about their unique experiences and challenges as women in business.
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Demand for blood is down overall, which leaves blood suppliers in crisis. Operations professor Anna Nagurney says that tactics such as mergers and resource sharing between suppliers can improve efficiency and reduce waste in this delicate supply chain.
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Bill Russell '96 offered insights from his professional experiences during a recent visit to a Business Process Management class. Bill's lecture covered process improvement, supply chain optimization, business analytics, modeling, and change management.
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Operations & Information Management alumnus Paul Cichocki ’91, a consultant at Bain & Company, shares insights from his 19-year career in management consulting and how a degree in Operations has applications in every part of the business world.
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On September 16, Isenberg alumni, students, faculty, and staff celebrated ground breaking for the school’s $62 million Business Innovation Hub. When the Business Innovation Hub does open in January of 2019, the futuristic building complex will add 70,000 square-feet of classrooms, labs, and student-focused spaces.
During the spring semester, Operations Management professor Alan Robinson took a group of MBA students on a trip to learn about the operations at two large and very different companies - endoscope manufacturer Karl Storz and wholesaler/distributing company C & S Wholesale Grocers.
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This year's 4th annual Isenberg Business Leadership Awards, held at the Colonnade Hotel and Boston and attracting 330 members of the Isenberg community, honored Chuck and Karen Peters of New England Wire Products and Recent Alumni awardee Brian Tino, account executive at InVision.
“No matter where we go, no matter what we do, we carry the Isenberg brand with us,” Senior Class Speaker Stephanie Berenson ’16 told an audience of over 4000—graduating seniors, their families, and Isenberg faculty and staff—at Isenberg’s Senior Celebration at the Mullins Center on May 7. “We are part of each other. We are each other’s network, and one day, as graduates, we will be a resource for Isenberg students just as alumni have been for us,” emphasized the dual marketing/journalism major.
Isenberg is the highest ranking public undergraduate business school in the Northeast, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2016 Undergraduate Business School Rankings. Climbing three places since the 2014 ranking, Isenberg now ranks 11th among public undergraduate business school programs in the United States. The new rankings clearly illustrate Isenberg’s growing national stature, with the school moving up 45 spots among private and public business schools since 2010.
Two Isenberg teams of undergraduate Operations & Information Management majors competed in the APICS Northeast District Student Case Competition held in Albany, New York on March 4th and 5th. Advisor to the Isenberg Operations & Information Club, Michele Burch, said that both teams had a strong showing and that potential employers would look favorably upon their experience.
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The third annual Women of Isenberg Conference took place on February 28th in the UMass Amherst Campus Center. Put on by student organization Isenberg Women in Business, the event attracted 310 attendees and offered a full day of speakers, panel discussions, and networking
The current expansion of the Massachusetts economy appears to be on firm footing, notes Isenberg economist and professor Robert Nakosteen. While the overall picture is positive, risks like the strong dollar and less than all-out consumer confidence somewhat cloud the picture.
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By completing a curriculum that includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and SAP (Systems, Applications and Products), Isenberg Operations and Information Management students join the business world with strategic, differentiating skills, says Cecilia Shea '83. The Isenberg alumna is Director of IT Services for the Americas with SABIC (Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Company.
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Continuous improvement in an organization's systems and performance go hand in glove with a company's people and culture. "If you can't work with people, you're sunk," insists Mike Chludzinski '92, a change agent with Royal Philips N.V.
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The campus-wide Innovation Challenge business plan competition's new seed pitch component is propelling student teams, through mentoring, workshops, and targeted financial seeding. “We introduced the new phase to elevate and accelerate the larger event’s already high level of competition," notes Isenberg professor William Wooldridge, executive director of Isenberg's Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, which coordinates the Challenge.
Five alumni set the record straight in a panel discussion about careers in sales. In technology industries, sales have evolved to a partnership with clients that calls for strong listening and problem-solving skills. "They turn to us as a trusted advisor," said one of the panelists.
OIM Students Participate in Annual Bose Supply Chain Case Competition
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A team of OIM seniors, including Ryan Olszewski, Deborah Lelah, Elan Radbil, and Michelle White, were selected to participate in the Bose Supply Chain Case Competition on Friday, September 25th. The full-day event challenged teams from various colleges, including Bentley and Babson, to analyze a case centered around people, process, and technology. Each of the teams made a formal presentation at the Bose Corporate Headquarters in Framingham, MA. The team performed admirably, receiving positive feedback from the judges, who had a combined 100 years of experience in supply chain and supporting technologies. Michele Burch, a lecturer in the OIM department, selected the student members and provided strategic guidance to the team.
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