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Center for Supply Chain Excellence

The Center for Supply Chain Excellence is a vital hub within the FSB Ecosystem, working with the Supply Chain and Operations Management program to foster student engagement, corporate partnerships, and cutting-edge research. For our corporate partners, the CSCE is a “one stop shop” for access to fresh talent, faculty research, and knowledge-sharing industry forums.

CSCE Mission and Objectives

The CSCE seeks to drive Best-in-Class results in the following areas:

Exceptional Student Outcomes: Focusing on experiential learning on client-based projects, and direct pipelines to internships and full-time opportunities with partner organizations.

Robust Educational Offerings: Strong undergraduate curriculum buttressed by certifications, online programs, and executive education to allow working professionals to stay sharp and on the cutting edge of their field.

Corporate Partners Program: Mutually beneficial corporate partner programs provide special recruitment access to employers while enhancing internship and career opportunities for students. An Advisory Board of industry experts will help guide the Center in its mission.

Research with Practical Insights: The CSCE and Miami Supply Chain and Operations Management program are supported by top-notch faculty with expertise covering the breadth and depth of supply chain management research. The CSCE aims to translate rigorous academic research into relevant insights for practitioners and solve current relevant issues through collaborative projects with Corporate Partners.

Interested in getting involved with CSCE and Miami Supply Chain and Operations Management Program? Fill out this form, and we’ll be in touch!

You can financially support the Center for Supply Chain Excellence via our Individual Giving Page.

Miami University Center for Supply Chain Excellence Founding Partners: Terillium, P&G, DHL Supply Chain, Swagelok, Arrive Logistics, Honda, Stanley Black & Decker, Henny Penny 92% of students have full-time employment before graduation 40+ classroom speakers throughout the 2022-2023 school year 500+ Miami Alumni and Professionals engaged with our program 100% of all students have client-project experience in SCOM class 320 students pursuing a SCOM degree 74 students pursuing a SCOM minor 137 SCOM students graduated in the 2022-2023 school year 100% of Supply Chain faculty have real-world supply chain experience 79% of Supply Chain and Operations Management students have completed internships (52% have completed more than one) 218 members in the Supply Chain Management Association

Corporate Partnership Program

Learn About Partnering with the Center

Becoming a Corporate Partner

corporate sponsor logos for dhl, honda, swagelok, dover, odw logistics, terillium, henny penny, stanley, black and decker, arrive logisticsThe Center of Supply Chain Excellence at Miami University is supported by annual investments from our Corporate Partners. For their annual commitment, Corporate Partners enjoy extensive benefits:

  • Recruiting: Access to special recruiting events for students. This includes an annual Pre-Fair before the main University Career Fair, as well as student networking events throughout the year with top students from the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) student organization.
  • Student Consulting: Access to student-applied projects, in which teams of students (with oversight from faculty and the CSCE Director) work to solve an SCM-related problem for a client company.
  • Research: Work with academic researchers on projects to generate new knowledge while benefiting the host organization. Suggest topics for projects and white papers.
  • Networking: Guaranteed seats for semi-annual Corporate Partner Forums, gatherings for industry experts to share knowledge and discuss best practices.
  • Involvement: A seat on the CSCE Advisory Board.
  • Continuing Education: Discounts for CSCE programming (certificates, executive education, etc.).

We hope you will consider all a Corporate Partnership has to offer and look forward to working with you. For more information, and to explore partnering with the Center for Supply Chain Excellence, please contact:

Monique Murfield, PhD
Director, Center for Supply Chain Excellence
Richard T. Farmer Endowed Assistant Professor
Farmer School of Business
Miami University
513-529-3783 office

Tom Farnbacher
Assistant Director, Center for Supply Chain Excellence
Assistant Lecturer
Farmer School of Business
Miami University
513-529-1571 office

Center for Supply Chain Excellence

800 East High Street
Suite 3064
Oxford, OH 45056