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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Within the Fisher College of Business, the Marketing & Logistics Department prepares both graduate and undergraduate students to take on jobs at international companies in the logistics sector.
Posted on 01/19 at 09:44 AM
Monday, January 11, 2016
Over the next five to ten years, a record number of people will leave the workforce—and taking with them years of wisdom and experience that is not easily replaced. If you’re not worried about the impact of that much talent walking out the door, you should be.
Friday, January 08, 2016
MIT alum Jeff Silver, along with his wife Marianne and two of their sons, visited the Massachusetts of Institute of Technology to gift the Center for Transportation & Logistics with $2.5 million to help fund the Center’s ongoing efforts in supply chain research and education.
Monday, October 12, 2015
MIT has opened up new pathways to online education and professional master’s degrees, with the introduction of a unique online credential called the MicroMaster’s credential and a new route to gaining an MIT master’s degree.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The second installment of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ ground-breaking online supply chain course, Supply Chain and Logistics Fundamentals, will start on September 30th, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Seminole State College of Florida will become the first public college or university in the Orlando region to offer a degree in the high-demand field of supply chain management starting in August.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
What will it take to find, train, and retain talent going forward? Three supply chain experts dust off their crystal balls and discuss the top ways to build the workforce for 2025.
Posted on 07/29 at 08:04 AM
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
If businesses are to resolve their supply chain talent shortages, the supply chain profession has an obligation and an opportunity to develop its members in ways that go well beyond technical proficiency. Specifically, supply chain leaders must find ways to build soft skills in their current employees—skills such as clear communication and emotional intelligence that will help improve job performance and deepen employee engagement. Here are five soft skills that matter.
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The talent squeeze is real. The number of jobs is expected to grow by more than 20 percent by 2022 while Baby Boomer retirement continues to deplete the ranks of experienced supply chain professionals. Some observers believe the demand for supply chain professionals might now exceed supply by a six-to-one ratio. But the picture is brighter than it might appear. One ray of hope: The efforts of business and academic leaders to attract and develop potential supply chain leaders.