Upcoming Virtual Session
SCM Big Six for 2021
January 22, 2021 | 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Free
The Six Biggest Challenges and Opportunities in 2021
Dr. Glenn Richey, Chair of Auburn University’s Department of Supply Chain Management, will join us to discuss what he calls his SCM Big Six for 2021. Drawing from his deep understanding of unplanned disruptions, network complexity, growth of technology, and importance of international partnerships; Dr. Richey will speak openly about the six biggest challenges/opportunities he believes should be on every managers’ mind in 2021 and beyond. Following a quick rundown of the Big Six, Dr. Richey will open the floor for questions about the future in this interactive lunch and learn.
11:50 a.m. - 12:00 Noon | Networking
12:00 Noon - 12:30 p.m. | Presentation
Robert "Glenn" Richey, Jr., Ph.D.
Glenn Richey is Harbert Eminent Scholar in supply chain management, chair of the department of Supply Chain Management, and research director in the Center for Supply Chain Innovation at Auburn University. His role is to help advance supply chain management research and outreach in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University and beyond. Richey engages in industry-based research and enjoys building research and student relationships between academia and practice. In addition to his formal education, Richey has an executive certificate in international business from the University of South Carolina. Prior to entering academia, Richey worked for 10 years in managerial positions across several functional areas including procurement, sales, retail consulting, finishing/manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics/supply chain operations for two companies: Scott Paper Co. and Genuine Parts Company’s S.P. Richards Division.