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2009 Brochure & Agenda Final

  1. 1. New Challenges in Managing the Global Supply Chain Putting the Pieces Together Thank you Center Partners!
  2. 2. Spring 2009 Global Supply Chain Management Conference & Case Competition Tumultuous changes in demand and supply, broad swings in exchange rates, and global government interventions; uncertainty in how to conduct, maintain and even grow business seems to be on the minds of every executive in nearly every sector. The Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises and the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative hopes to help put the pieces together as we share with conference participants the issues and best practices across industries and around the world. On February 6, 2009, industry leaders, researchers, field practitioners and students will gather to exchange perspectives on the conference theme, “New Challenges in Managing the Global Supply Chain.” Keynote speaker, Margaret Bishop, will offer a unique perspective in not only managing challenges, but doing so in emerging markets and third world countries. The event is hosted by the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative (GSCMI), an operations and supply chain education, research and outreach Center within the Krannert School of Management, and co-hosted through support from Purdue’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). What pieces can the conference help me with? • Networking with colleagues from domestic • Gaining a deeper understanding of current industry and international industries. practices and challenges in GSCM and the role of emerging economies. • Discovering new and innovative ideas that will help keep you and your supply • Providing a platform to identify and bridge the gap chain competitive. between industry practices and academic research in GSCM. • Risk management -- forecasting and mitigating the risks of disruption. About our speakers Charles Clowdis, Jr., Managing Director-North America Global Trade & Transportation Advisory Services, IHS Global Insight Inc. Chuck Clowdis has nearly three decades of experience in the transportation, logistics, and supply chain arena. He has held executive positions with motor carrier groups such as TNT USA, Inc., Sun (Oil) Carrier Group, and Transcon Lines. His responsibilities included operations sales & marketing, pricing & research, and acquisition due diligence. He formed his own consultancy in 1988 and also acted as Executive Consultant to Ernst & Young LLP’s National Transportation Practice, CSC, KPMG, Gap Gemini, INDEX Consulting and others. Abby Lilly, Operational Purchasing Executive, Rolls-Royce Corporation Abby began her current role for Rolls-Royce Corporation in early 2008. Abby is responsible for managing a purchasing team to deliver quality products, on-time from a diverse group of about 120 suppliers located in North America. Abby has been with Rolls-Royce for 13 years. Abby holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Butler University, a Bachelors of Engineering degree from Purdue University-Indianapolis, and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. Steve Blanco, Vice President of Operations Excellence for the Electrical Group, Eaton Corporation Steve Blanco joined Eaton as Director of Operations Excellence in the Electrical Group in December 2006, and became Vice President, Operations Excellence for the Electrical Group in 2008. Prior to joining Eaton, Steve spent more than 18 years in the automotive industry working for Visteon Corporation and Ford Motor Company, which included 5 different manufacturing plants, as well as corporate finance and design offices. He held professional level positions in operations, manufacturing engineering, finance, and product design engineering. He has a bachelor’s degree from Purdue and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Roger Stewart is a Professor at Krannert teaching MBA students International Finance and Fixed Income in both West Lafayette and the Executive Master’s program in Hanover, Germany. Roger is a die-hard Purdue alum with a B.S. in Biology in 1971 and an MSIA from Krannert in 1974. In 2004, Roger retired from Procter & Gamble, after thirty years of service, as the Vice President of Global Treasury. P&G’s treasury organization is considered among the very best in risk and cash management. Over his career, Roger developed the financing in Central and Eastern Europe, right after the Berlin Wall fell. He managed financing and interest rate risk, through numerous Latin America crises and oversaw the financing of P&G’s large Chinese business sectors.
  3. 3. Thursday, February 5th, 2009 4th Annual MBA Student Case Competition Jerry S. Rawls Hall - Second floor commons: Competing student teams only 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Student Case Competition Check In 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. Team Hospitality Suite & Student Teams Case Preparation Nineteen elite teams from domestic and international business schools tackle a fictitious problem with real world consequences. Boston University Cornell University Friday, February 6th, 2009 Georgia Institute of Technology Hult International Business School Entire Event: Purdue University, Purdue Memorial Union, North Ballroom Massachusetts Institute of Technology Michigan State University Northwestern University Purdue University University of Chicago University of Maryland 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Check-in & Continental Breakfast University of Michigan University of North Carolina Vanderbilt University 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Comments, Agenda & Student teams are competing in a two phase case evaluation Welcome utilizing the theme and a case entitled “Managing the Global Supply Chain at COGMA.” The case, written by Center Director 8:45 - 10:30 a.m. MBA Student Case Competition Dr. Ananth Iyer, places students inside a century old automotive Final Phase Presentations related manufacturing firm whose roots are firmly planted in the small town of Chester, IN. 10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break COGMA, known for their service and quality, is faced with trying Panel 1 Speaker Series to piece together a stable, long term strategy amidst the brunt of global pricing pressure, wage competition to keep their best 10:45 - 11:05 a.m. Charles Clowdis, Jr., managers and employees, an unchanged supply network and IHS Global Insight, Inc untested export opportunities abroad. The 3rd generation family Managing Director--North America CEO of COGMA looks for help as teams of MBA students explore the benefits of change while weighing the risks of an altered Global Trade & Transportation Advisory Services business platform. 11:05 - 11:25 a.m. Abby Lilly The top six teams will advance from phase 1 to compete for first, Rolls-Royce Corporation second and third place honors, taking home a total of $8,000 in Operational Purchasing Executive prizes thanks to the generous sponsorship of: 11:25 - 11:45 a.m. Panel 1 Discussion Summary - Q & A 11:45 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch Break Industry/Student Engagement 1st Prize: $5,000 2nd Prize: $2,000 2008 1st place 12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker 3rd Prize: $1,000 MBA Case Competition Northwestern University Margaret Bishop Independent Global Business Consultant Panel 2 Speaker Series Our keynote speaker 1:30 - 1:50 p.m. Steve C. Blanco Eaton Corporation Margaret L. Bishop Vice President of Operations Excellence Independent Global Business Consultant 1:50 - 2:10 p.m. Dr. Ananth Iyer Margaret was born in the Midwest and currently DCMME/GSCMI Center Director resides on the West Coast. Margaret earned Professor Roger Stewart her Bachelor of Science from North Carolina Finance Faculty State University and her Master of Science in Management from Krannert. Since completing her 2:10 - 2:30 p.m. Panel 2 Discussion Summary - Q & A education Margaret’s professional development has brought her to a global market with work experiences from Milliken and Company, Kimberly Clark, Nielsen Marketing Research and 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. Break the United States Peace Corp. Her experience includes: consulting to individual businesses, evaluating industry supply chains, and 2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Case Competition Awards & managing multi-country trade development programs in Africa, Event Closing Remarks Asia, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
  4. 4. Are you interested in learning more about our Centers? A key feature of our programs include an integrated approach to learning: Recognizing the increasing need for students to be prepared to enter a global job marketplace, the Krannert School of Management now offers an MBA degree option in global supply chain management. Supplementing the core skills learned in the classroom are case competitions, conferences, independent research projects, study abroad experiences and international internships that encourage students to take a global perspective on existing industry challenges. Similarly, the manufacturing and technology management MBA option area allows students to apply their classroom skills to real-life situations through benchmarking studies, independent research projects, kaizen events and internships. Contact us at: Mary Pilotte Managing Director 403 W. State Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 765-494-2860 gscmi@purdue.edu Visit our websites at: www.gscmi.org or www.dcmme.org