Participating companies* from recent years SUPPLY CHAIN Who should attend
3M General Mills Parker-Hannifin This seminar is particularly geared for experienced
Agfa General Motors Pepsi-Cola executives who are being assigned general logistics
Allied Chemical Gerber Products Petroleo Brasileiro management responsibility, but have not had the benefit
Avon Products Gowan Company Pfizer of state-of-the-art formal logistics training. It is also
Banta Global Turnkey Hershey Quaker Oats
appropriate for logistics functional managers who desire
Becton Dickinson hhgregg QVC
a broader understanding of the role of logistics in a firm’s
Bissell IBM Rorer Pharmaceutical
Boeing Intel Sears
supply chain strategy. The seminar also provides insight
Borden Johnson & Johnson Sony into the design and execution of global supply chains.
BP Kellogg Spartan Stores
Bristol-Myers Squibb Kimberly-Clark Steelcase An invitation… Location
Cargo System Logistics Kohler Company Stryker
Since its inception as the initial Council of Supply Chain The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development
Caterpillar Kraft Target
Management Professionals University Cooperative is located at Michigan State University. The overall
Colgate-Palmolive Limited Logistics Unilever
Program in 1967, Michigan State University’s Supply Chain complex consists of the Henry Center, Candlewood
ConAgra Services United Parcel Service
Logistics Management Executive Seminar has been Suites (an extended-stay hotel), the University Club
Deere & Company Masco Uti
committed to being the world's premier logistics seminar. (a private dining and recreational club), a fitness center/
Demmer Corporation Meijer VF Corporation
Dole Packaged Foods Mobil Chemical Wallenius Wilhelmsen Blending a combination of academic rigor and real-world spa, and an on-site 18-hole championship golf course.
Dow Chemical Motorola We Energies experience, the seminar is designed for experienced The Henry Center integrates a world-class educational
DPT Laboratories Nabisco Foods Whirlpool executives whose firms have begun or plan to implement environment and business technologies to offer
DTE Energy Novartis Wolverine World integrated logistics within the context of an overall supply multidisciplinary, advanced-education opportunities
E.I. DuPont Ore-Ida Foods Wide chain strategy. Emphasis is placed on supply chain
to business teams and professionals from corporations
Exel Logistics Osteotech Xerox integration, performance measurement, technological
application, organizational dynamics and the lessons throughout the world.
Ford Motor Owens-Corning Yankee Candle
learned from global world-class logistics organizations. Participants will have private accommodations complete
The seminar faculty are thought-leaders in logistics and with full kitchen, executive desk, personalized voice mail
supply chain management. and two separate phone lines. Facilities are available
We invite your organization to attend. for after-class relaxation and informal discussions.
Executive Seminar Donald J. Bowersox David J. Closs
May 9–14, 2010 Seminar Director Seminar Director
Comments from 2009 seminar participants The James B. Henry Center Seminar objectives
for Executive Development
“Great seminar. All the faculty were very • To emphasize the contribution of logistics and • To assist managers in transitioning from managing
Michigan State University,
integrated supply chain to firm competitiveness. specific functional areas, such as transportation
knowledgeable and supportive.” Lansing, Michigan and warehousing, toward the challenges of logistics
• To understand logistics theory, dynamics, structure
and principles to facilitate achievement of superior planning and operational integration.
“High quality, informative presentations supply chain and logistics performance. • To identify and understand the logistics and supply
and discussions.” trade-offs associated with global operations.
“Organization and administration
of the program was great!”
Dr. Donald J. Bowersox Dr. David J. Frayer Dr. Daniel F. Lynch Dr. Morgan Swink
Distinguished University Professor and Dean Emeritus, Director of Executive Development Programs, Associate Professor of Marketing Professor of Operations Management,
Michigan State University Michigan State University & Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University
Dr. David J. Closs Dr. Stanley Griffis Dalhousie University Dr. John C. Taylor
The John H. McConnell Chaired Professor Associate Professor of Logistics, Dr. John R. Macdonald Associate Professor of Logistics,
of Business Administration, Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Logistics, Grand Valley State University
Michigan State University Dr. O. Keith Helferich Michigan State University Dr. Judith M. Whipple
Dr. Donald E. Conlon Supply Chain Management Faculty, Dr. Karen L. Sedatole Associate Professor of Logistics,
Professor of Management, Central Michigan University, Associate Professor of Accounting, Michigan State University
Michigan State University Partner, Supply Chain Sustainability, LLC Michigan State University Dr. Hakan Yildiz
Dr. M. Bixby Cooper Dr. Tomas Hult Dr. Cheri Speier Assistant Professor of Logistics,
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Director, Center for International Business Education Professor of Information Systems, Michigan State University
Michigan State University and Research (MSU-CIBER), Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Seminar timing Registration
The seminar begins on Sunday, May 9, 2010. The initial Only advance registrations are accepted. The 2010
orientation and planning session is from 4:30 p.m. seminar fee will be $4,495.* This fee includes materials,
The seminar material coverage is designed to approximate a graduate-level to 7:00 p.m. at The James B. Henry Center for Executive lodging (Sunday through Thursday evenings) and all
Development, followed by a reception and dinner. breaks and meals, including the graduation banquet.
logistics management course. The four major instructional units are: Classes begin each day at 8:00 a.m. Evening sessions Each participant is responsible for lodging if required
are scheduled on Monday and Tuesday. Free time prior to or after the seminar and miscellaneous
is planned late Wednesday afternoon and evening. personal expenses.
The graduation banquet is Thursday evening.
UNIT 1: UNIT 2: The seminar concludes at 12:00 noon on Friday,
A $500 deposit, full tuition or invoice request must
accompany all applications. The balance of the
Dimensioning the Supply Chain Opportunity Managing the Logistics Process May 14, 2010, followed by an optional lunch. registration fee is due 30 days prior to the start of the
• Supply Chain Management • Technology Framework seminar. Refunds for cancellations within this 30-day
• Positioning for Customer Success • Inventory Management MSU LOGA period are limited to emergency or personal situations.
Throughout the week participants are involved To register for this seminar, contact Tricia Walters:
• Integrated Logistics • Transportation
in MSU LOGA, a computer-based interactive telephone: 517/353-8711
• Strategic Manufacturing • Warehouse Management simulation that replicates a supply chain process, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Synchronized Procurement • Special Topic Breakouts including design and procurement, manufacturing fax: 517/353-0796 to receive an application
and logistics. In addition to providing integrated on-line: http://www.bus.msu.edu/execed/programs
planning and administrative experience, LOGA
provides continuity across classroom sessions by Please feel free to contact Tricia with any questions you
UNIT 3: UNIT 4: introducing the excitement of interfirm competition. might have.
Integration, Planning & Measurement Leading in a Dynamic Environment *Please call about our discounts for members of the
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
• Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) • Developing and Maintaining and repeat clients.
• Network Integration Supply Chain Relationships
• Supply Chain Planning • Negotiation
• Financial Dimensions • Developing an International Supply Chain
of Supply Chain Management • Using Innovation and Sustainability
• Performance Assessment to Enhance Supply Chain Performance