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Dr Phadnis was the Keynote Speaker at Roundtable on Emerging Trends of Technologies in SCM Conference


Dr Phadnis attended the “Roundtable on Emerging Trends of Technologies in SCM” at Wawasan Open University in Penang on January 12 and 13, 2017. He gave a keynote address on Internet-of-things in Supply Chain. This paper / presentation describes the framework he has developed to evaluate the impact of internet-of-things on supply chain management, and… Read more »

MISI’s First PhD Winter Academy


MISI’s first PhD Winter Academy got off to a great start on 9th January. A total of 14 PhD students and junior lecturers, from 7 countries, participated. Dr David Gonsalvez, CEO & Rector of MISI, and Dr Javad Feizabadi, PhD Program Director, were on-hand to welcome the participants. The PhD Winter Academy is a unique… Read more »

MIT Global SCALE Masters in Supply Chain Webinar


On 10th January, the MIT Global SCALE hosted a webinar for prospective students to learn more about the Masters in Supply Chain program offered by the SCALE network centers – MIT, MISI, ZLC and CLI. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Bruce Arntzen, Executive Director of the MIT Supply Chain Management. Together with him were… Read more »

Supply Chain Finance by Dr Alejandro Serrano


Dr Alejandro, Professor of Supply Chain Management at ZLC, and a research affiliate at the MIT-CTL, taught Supply Chain Finance to the MSCM Class of 2017. It is vital today for any supply chain professional to have a good understanding of finance if he / she is to manage the function well. The MSCM students… Read more »

Registration Day For PSCM January 2017 Intake


MISI’s flag ship program “Master of Science in Supply Chain Management” was first presented as a full time program, and two years later was offered as a part-time program. The Part-Time Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (PSCM) program is specifically designed for professionals with a demanding work schedule. The program has significant flexibility… Read more »

Nathan Roost, Ernst & Young (E&Y) Advisory Singapore


Nathan Roost and Daryl Ho of Ernst & Young (EY) Advisory of Singapore met with the MSCM Class of 2017 on 14th December. They spoke at length about the requirements and the expectations in pursuing a consulting career in this region. They shared their personal experience in dealing with clients and how they manage challenges… Read more »

MSCM Class of 2017 Preliminary Thesis Presentation


The MSCM Class of 2017 presented the progress of their seven company sponsored thesis projects on Thursday, Dec 15th. This preliminary thesis presentation included early stage of project scoping and data gathering, and was prepared in consultation with their respective thesis sponsors. MISI faculty and researchers were present to provide feedback. This presentation exercise is… Read more »

Supply Chains of Small Retailers, How Are They Different From Those of Large Retail Chains?


A team of MISI researchers Lorraine Anne Pasqual (PSCM candidate), Muhilan Ratnam (Research Associate), and Dr. Shardul Phadnis are conducting a research project to explore the supply chain management practices of small-and-medium enterprise (SME) retailers in Malaysia. SMEs are an important part of Malaysian economy: they contributed 36.3% of the country’s GDP in year 2015… Read more »

POS Malaysia Shah Alam Facility Visit


The MSCM Class of 2017 visited POS Malaysia’s National Mail and Parcel Hub in Shah Alam, Selangor on 24th November 2016. The visit gave the students an exciting first hand insight into the extensive logistics involved in a very active parcel processing and distribution operation. The full tour extended beyond two hours. The company’s operations… Read more »

MSCM Class of 2017 Visited CEVA Logistics


The MSCM Class of 2017 visited a warehouse facility of CEVA Logistics. Ceva is one of the world’s leading 3PL companies. The warehouse located very close to MISI, is newly built and has an area size of 385000 square feet. The students were given a tour of the warehouse and briefed on its operations. From… Read more »