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2nd Batch of Executives from Sime Darby Attend the Procurement Executive Education Program at MISI

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Twenty executives from various divisions of Sime Darby attended a week of classes as part of the Sime Darby Procurement Executive Education Program from the 21st to 25th February at MISI. They had earlier taken an e-learning sessions from the 6th to the 20th of February. The Sime Darby Procurement Executive Education Program covers procurement… Read more »




Cross-Functional Integration in an Engineer-to-Order Supply Chain

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Engineering projects carried out in harsh environments require a reliable supply of spare parts. However, providing such a service is challenging when the demand for parts is intermittent and procurement practices lack cohesion. A thesis project completed by Sachin Shedge, a graduate of the MIT-Malaysia Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program, explored the… Read more »




Collaborative Research with C.H. Robinson to Explore Supply Chain Implications of Internet of Things (IOT)

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C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest third-party logistics (3PL) companies, and MISI are collaborating on a research project to explore the implications of Internet of Things (IOT) for supply chains. The study examines supply chains in three industries, the uses of IOT technologies in these industries, and the potential to improve the performance of… Read more »




Roche Interviews Students from the MSCM Class of 2017

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Paolo Rampichini, Head of Supply Chain Asia Pacific, Roche, visited MISI today and interviewed six students from the MSCM Class of 2017 for potential placement opportunities with Roche. This is the second year that Roche has been participating in the recruitment process at MISI and in sponsoring research thesis projects. MISI would like to thank… Read more »




MISI to Host the First MIT-Global SCALE Roundtable Forum on the Implications of Social, Political and Technological Upheaval on Global Supply Chains

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MISI will host a roundtable to discuss the implications for global supply chains of the current social, political, and technological upheavals, on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the MISI campus. This is the first of the six roundtables to be held worldwide by the MIT Global SCALE Network. The purpose of these roundtables is to… Read more »




MISI’s PhD Winter Academy Concluded on 23rd January

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MISI’s PhD Winter Academy program concluded on 23rd January. A total of 14 PhD students and junior faculty members, representing seven countries and three continents, attended the program. The program is unique as it brings together a small and focused group of doctorate students, faculty members and prominent scholars, from around the world, to interact… Read more »




Sime Darby Procurement Executive Education Program Project Presentation

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Executives from Sime Darby will be presenting their projects undertaken as part of the program on 28th February at MISI. A jury comprising of Sime Darby leadership and MISI faculty will evaluate the projects and select a winner for the best project award.




Jim Rice from MIT-CTL Will Be Teaching Supply Chain Finance at MISI

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Jim Rice (bio), Deputy Director, Center for Transportation & Logistics & Director, Supply Chain Exchange Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, will be at MISI from 6th to 9th March 2017. He will be teaching Supply Chain Finance 2 to the MSCM Class of 2017




MSCM Students Wins 2nd Prize During Research Expo at MIT

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MISI MIT-Malaysia Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSCM) students, Sowjanya Bhamidipati and Yogesh Jadhav won the second prize for their thesis research poster presentation during the Research Expo at MIT. Their thesis research is on managing perishable goods inventory during the licence renewal period in a particular market. The Research Expo at MIT… Read more »




MISI’s PSCM Student Wins 2nd Place During APICS Competition at MIT

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MISI’s Part-Time Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (PSCM) student Norazman Mat Ali and his team won the 2nd place during the APICS competition held during the SCALE Connect session at MIT, Boston. His team was one of the five shortlisted out of 26 teams for the finals. The APICS competition is about SCALE… Read more »