The women's leadership organization AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain, Operations, Management and Education) is inviting senior women leaders in supply chain to participate in the organization's fourth annual symposium, taking place April 27-29 in Portland, Ore.
APICS has launched self-study courses for the APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program and the "Which Program is Right for Me?" education selector tool for all APICS designations.
Delivering more than $10m in cost savings, spearheading a new global distribution model and driving a start-up's exponential growth are among the outstanding personal achievements of young professionals named winners in the ThomasNet and Institute for Supply Management 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program.
Eighty-six percent of American females would not join a company with a bad reputation compared to only 67 percent of American males, according to poll findings provided by Corporate Responsibility Magazine.
At 29 years of age, Katy Conrad, site lead at Shell's Geismar Chemical Plant, is a terrific ambassador for her profession. She loves everything about supply management - working with smart engineering and business professionals, solving tough problems, and making a bottom-line impact. At Shell, she has delivered significant savings, built a regional B2B sourcing strategy, and held an overseas assignment.
A report from APICS Supply Chain Council examines critical success factors of a supply chain leader, including his or her attributes, leadership style and ability to formally and informally influence a multitude of stakeholders.