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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: Best-in-Class Results

Exceptional Student Outcomes

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

  • 79% of Supply Chain and Operations Management students have completed internships with 52% completing more than one
  • 92% of students have full-time employment before graduation

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.

  • 100% of students have client-project experience in their SCOM classes
  • 500+ Miami Alumni and Professionals engaged with our program

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.

  • 8 Corporate Partners
  • 11 Advisory Board Members
  • 11 Young Alumni Board Members

Research with Practical Insights

The CSCE and Miami Supply Chain and Operations Management programs 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.

  • 1st place in faculty empirical SCM output among non-doctoral programs in America (2nd in the world) for 2023 and 2024 (SCM Journal List)
  • 100% of Supply Chain faculty have real-world supply chain experience

Nationally and World Ranked

number 1 in research productivity in empirical scm output among non-doctoral programs in the america bade
number 2 in research productivity in empirical scm output among non-doctoral programs in the world bade

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.).


Hear from Our Partners

Stanley Black & Decker

Arrive Logistics


DHL Supply Chain

Corporate Sponsor Contact

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, Ph.D.

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

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