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Dr Andrew Carrel from Ohio State University and Dr Alejandro Serrano from Zaragoza Logistics Institute will be teaching at MISI


Dr Andre Carrel (bio), Assistant Professor of Smart Urban Systems, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, College of Engineering, Ohio State University will be at MISI from 25th to 28th October. He will be teaching Data Analytics to the MSCM Class of 2017 Dr Alejandro Serrano (bio), Professor of Supply Chain Management at the… Read more »

Thanks to Our Industry Partners for Sponsoring Thesis Projects


MISI would like to thank its industry partners for sponsoring thesis projects this year. The industry representatives took time from their busy schedule to visit and present their proposed thesis projects to the MSCM Class of 2017. MISI and the MSCM students look forward to working with the sponsors towards a mutually beneficial outcome. The… Read more »

Center for Sustainable Value Networks (CSVN) at MISI gets Small Holder Farmers involved in its Responsible Sourcing for Palm Kernel Oil (PKO) initiative


As part of its ongoing Palm sustainability initiative, a team of MISI researchers under CSVN is helping P&G develop a replicable model for responsible PKO production through independent smallholders supplying fresh fruit bunches to various Palm Oil Mills. CSVN completed the study and analysis of the baseline model designing a pilot project which is now… Read more »

MSCM Class of 2017 at the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Seminar


On 24th September 2016, the MSCM Class of 2017 a seminar in Kuala Lumpur discussing the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Titled The Kings Discourse. TPPA: What Now? What Next? – A Frank Discussion, the event gave the MSCM students a great opportunity to understand the viewpoints of distinguished political and business leaders on the… Read more »

Thesis Sponsors’ Presentation Week


This is an exciting week for the MSCM students. It’s the week where thesis sponsoring companies will be presenting their thesis project proposals to the students. Some of the companies sponsoring thesis projects this year are Hanes, BlueScope, GSK, TAL Apparel, BASF and Roche. These companies would propose projects related to specific areas or challenges… Read more »

Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China is Officially Open


On September 12, the Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NSCIIC) held its opening ceremony. Liu Shaoxuan, Executive Director of NSCIIC accepted the opening ceremony plaque from Kirk Kolenbrander, Vice President of MIT, Yossi Sheffi, Director of MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, and Chen Zhongchao, Vice Mayor of Ningbo government. More than 400 distinguished… Read more »

48 Hour Makerfest


Sept 9: The MSCM Class of 2017 participated in yet another joint activity with the ASB students. The 48-Hour Makerfest is an ideation lab where students get into small groups and challenge their norms to develop an idea; convert to a design; and create a prototype. From concept to an actual product in less than… Read more »

MSCM Class of 2017 at TEDxKL


On Aug 20th, the MSCM students were given a special treat! They were all taken to the TEDxKL at Calvary Convention Center at Bukit Jalil KL. TEDx talk is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to TED-like experience. The theme for the TEDxKL this year was Resonance. Thirteen great speakers spoke… Read more »

Dr David Gonsalvez speaking at the Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2016 Asia Pacific


Dr David Gonsalvez, CEO and Rector of MISI, will be speaking at Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2016 Asia Pacific (SCAP2016) to be held in Singapore on 1st December 2016. Dr Gonsalvez’s presentation is titled Admired Inno-Transformation Supply Chains Case Study where he will look at two case studies of e-commerce supply chains in grocery delivery… Read more »

Fausty David (Global Demand Planning Senior Manager of FCI Singapore) Industry Talk


Mr Fausty David, Global Demand Planning Senior Manager of FCI Singapore gave a talk on Sales and Operations Planning. FCI is a connector (hardware) manufacturing company with more than 15 plants worldwide. In his talk, Fausty elaborated on how his company was able to successfully break the norm of over forecasting which usually leads to… Read more »