Maximize Value to Customers, Reduce Costs and Minimize Risk
Our program builds talent and develops leaders to operate and improve 21st century supply chains. CorpU’s Supply Chain Leadership Academy connects supply chain professionals across functional areas to explore key pillars of holistic supply chain management. Supply chain teams identify, plan and take action on cross-functional opportunities for improvement.
Give your leaders access to supply chain experts from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and build their confidence to drive change.
Let CorpU Sprints show leaders how to apply research-backed practices that define next generation supply chains.
Engage leaders in 30-minute daily collaboration activities to learn and experiment, crowd-source improvement ideas, and share success stories.
CorpU Sprints create experiences that are fun, fast, and simple. They target today’s leadership challenges and maximize ROI by emphasizing the immediate application of next practices.
Length: Two 3-week courses at 30 minutes per day Overview: Gives participants a holistic view of the supply chain – from procurement through to distribution and customer support – establishing a mindset of strategic supply chain management.
Length: Two 3-week courses at 30 minutes per day Overview: Focuses on the leadership mindsets and behaviors required to make the vision of a seamless end-to-end supply chain a reality.
Length: Two 3-week courses at 30 minutes per day Overview: Evaluate key considerations for developing a procurement approach that builds competitive advantage for your organization.
Length: A 4-week course at 30 minutes per day and optional courses Overview: Evaluate key considerations for developing a procurement approach that builds competitive advantage by making better procurement decisions, improving supplier relationships, and managing risk.
Length: 3-week Course at 30 minutes per day Overview: Develop an essential leadership capability to create a Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), monitor planning and budgets, manage the critical path of a project, and bring a project to a successful completion. Business impact
Steve Tracey is the Executive Director of the Center for Supply Chain Research™ and Penn State Executive Programs, and an instructor for the Supply Chain and Information Systems Department within Smeal College of Business. Tracey has a diverse global background directing operations with full P&L responsibilities in more than 14 countries.View Sample Lecture
Clinical Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University with Worldwide recognition in Logistics, including Top 5 Logistics Leaders Award. Former president of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and a recipient of the Council’s Distinguished Service Award Research.View Sample Lecture
Senior Partner, Chain Connectors, Inc. and Affiliated Faculty Member in Supply Chain Management, Penn State University. Leads engagements in supply chain strategy, include supply chain organizational structure, inventory strategy and transportation strategy.View Sample Lecture
Professor Craighead is the Dove Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee. His primary research interests lie in the area of strategic sourcing and supply management, with a focus on global supply chain disruptions/risk and resilience.View Sample Lecture
Associate Professor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management and Senior Associate Dean of Management Science at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business. Dr. Reutzel also serves as Coordinator of the Smeal Junior Core and has served as Interim Chair of the Management Science and Information Systems Department.View Sample Lecture
Director of Online Graduate Programs in Supply Chain Management and Clinical Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems. Also served as visiting professor at Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and then at the Stern School of Business at New York University.View Sample Lecture