The Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) program recently welcomed their 10th cohort, the class of 2013, to the Georgia Tech campus March 18-30, 2012 for the first of five residences. During Residence I, the most academically challenging of the five residences, students took classes taught by faculty in the #1 ranked Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), as well as from top executives and experts in the field.
During the first week, the class received instruction in:
In between week one and two, the class took a break from their studies and attended an Atlanta Hawks game.
During the second week, the class covered:
The lecture portion of the residence concluded with a discussion on identifying and developing personal skills and strengths with Karla Brandau, practice leader at Improving Human Capital, LLC.
Before returning home and back to work, the class formed into teams for their Global Supply Chain Project. With the guidance of John Vande Vate and Greg Andrews, managing director for EMIL-SCS, the class formed six teams that range in industries from retail to motor oil and lubricants. When the class meets again for Residence II, the Global Project Teams will provide a project update, and will continue to present their updates at each residence thereafter. The class will meet again June 10-22 for Residence II in Europe.
For more about the EMIL-SCS program, visit http://www.emil.gatech.edu/
Industrial and Systems Engineering