Learn more about our membership options and benefits for the Lehigh Center for Supply Chain Research by reading our informational PDF or contacting Dr. Zach Zacharia.

Membership Benefits & Support

  • Learn - Join supply chain leaders from industry and academia twice a year at the Spring Symposium and Fall Forum.
  • Network - Tap into a network of industry and academic thought leaders while building relationships with peers.
  • Save - Receive discounts on Lehigh University Executive Education offerings, customized training and other professional  education offerings.
  • Recruit - Priority access to top performing students (undergraduate and MBA).
  • Access - Tap into Lehigh faculty & subject matter experts to pursue innovative supply chain ideas.
  • ROI - Participate in various Lehigh CSCR events/offerings. Be better prepared to implement ideas and tools to enhance your firm's supply chain performance.

What do contributions support?

  • Helps fund various programs to ensure they are successful.
  • Student tours of SCM operations.
  • Student research project to explore a particular supply chain management issue within their company (Sponsor level).
  • Advice on how to develop curriculum that aligns with industry’s needs (respond to surveys, questionnaires, etc.)
  • Active participation on various committees/work groups.

Membership Options

Advisory Board Charter

  • Industry members (limited to 25)
  • Senior‐level representative assigned
  • Provide linkage between industry/government  and academia
  • Be an advocate of the Lehigh CSCR in the global SCM community
  • Resource to alumni, students, prospective students & faculty
  • Understanding of industry trends/needs
  • Support for expanding reach and influence of Lehigh University SCM programs
  • Assist in placing Lehigh University SCM students

Several Board member companies regularly send students through the MBA-SCM program.

Membership Options

Membership Benefits Basic Associate Full

Research

Annual Fees $5,000 $7,500 $10,000 $20,000

Free seats at Spring Symposium and Fall Forum

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Recognition of your organization as a Lehigh CSCR Advisory Board Member

Participation on the Lehigh CSCR Advisory Board

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Discounted rates for Executive Education classes  
Discounted rates for additional Spring Smposium registrations  

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Discounted rates for additional Fall Forum registrations  

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Voting rights as a Lehigh CSCR Advisory Board member  

First-look privileges on research

 

Exclusive web access to white papers, technical reports, newsletters (archived), and other member-only publications  

Preferential access to Lehigh University students for recruiting (e.g. exclusive meeting with students at annual Career Fair)  

 

Special Executive Level Meetings (i.e. organized to share best practices; round table discussions; networking; etc.)    

Student Research Project (up to 50 hours) - additional hourly rate ($30/hour)    

Faculty Research Project (up to 150 hours) - additional hourly rate ($150/hour)