Mission

The Lehigh Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR) bridges theory and practice to promote a collaborative exchange of ideas on critical issues affecting supply chain management.  By leveraging Lehigh’s faculty, students, alumni and industry partners, the Center brings the latest developments in research and best practices together to generate new ideas for education and future knowledge in the field of supply chain management. 

Activities

  • Fall Career Fair | September 13th, 2017
    Provides an opportunity for career minded supply chain students to meet with industry representatives before the College of Business Career Fair.

  • Fall Forum | November 10th-11th, 2017
    The fall forum will focus on more breakout sessions and workshops from both academics and practitioners in Supply Chain Management.

  • Spring Career Fair | February 14th, 2018
    Provides an opportunity for career minded supply chain students to meet with industry representatives before the College of Business Career Fair.

  • Spring Symposium | April 12th-13th, 2018
    This spring symposium will focus on Omni Channel Retailing and its impact on Supply Chains.

Quarterly Board Meetings

Members of the CSCR board come together to discuss the latest issues they are dealing with in their companies to provide a forum to learn from each other, identify important trends and capitalize on new solutions.

  • Midyear Planning meeting – June 20, 2017
  • SCM Career Fair Meeting – September 13, 2017
  • Fall Forum Meeting – November 10, 2017
  • Spring Career Fair Meeting – February 14, 2018
  • Spring Symposium Meeting – April 12, 2018

Advisory Board

  • Form an advisory board with industry partners and alumni whose roles may include:
  • Identifying topics and sponsors for the two conferences
  • Expanding the network of participants
  • Help build a mailing list
  • Find ways to prominently recognize the Board at events and on the website
  • Utilize the Advisory Board’s expertise to think strategically about the mission and direction of the center
  • Serve as a resource for members of the Advisory Board in continuing education, topical events and networking