Two OIM Teams Battle in Albany at the APICS Northeast Case Competition
March 29, 2016
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. The first team consisted of members Michelle White, Owen Roche, Yuh Chan, and Blake Webler. Participating on the second team were Keith Mikkelson, Ajulueke Odunukwe, Thomas Ferrante, and Katherine Ronan. Over the course of a couple days, the teams were required to use e a simulation program called "The Fresh Connection" to manage an organization's supply chain and maximize ROI. On the final day, each team presented their approach, strategy, and results to a panel of judges who determined the final scores based on both the simulation results and the oral presentation.
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.
Front row: Michelle White, Katerine Ronan, Yuh Chan, Michele Burch (Advisor), Ajulueke Odunukwe; Back Row: Keith Mikkelson, Thomas Ferrante, Owen Roche, Blake Webler