Read about the latest news from students, alumni, and faculty from the operations and decision technologies department at the Kelley School of Business.
Kelley Alum Elevates Students’ Educational Experiences
Annie Oler is a shining example of the Kelley ability to turn moments into momentum. A 2008 Kelley graduate with majors in supply chain management and finance, she is dedicated to her career while still devoting time and energy to the school that started her down her path to success. Reflecting on her experiences, Oler states, “Knowing how much Kelley prepared me for the business world and seeing how valuable my degrees and skills are to the industry really energizes me to continue to give back to Kelley. Not only did I feel like I had a leg up when I graduated, but now as a recruiter on the other side of the table, Kelley has continued to raise the bar, and their students are a direct example of that.”
Undergraduate Students Learn about Cutting-Edge Technologies in Design Your Future Day
Operations and Decision Technologies faculty member Taryn Malher conducted an ERPsim game as part of Design Your Future Day for students like Deepika Murugappan to better understand how cutting-edge technologies empower businesses. Design Your Future Day included representatives from Eli Lilly and Company, Deloitte Consulting, and Cummins, as well as freshman and sophomore students, especially those who are underrepresented minorities in the field of business.
MBA Student Team Shines in the 7th Annual SABR Analytics Conference
During the spring 2018 semester, Kelley MBA Class of 2018 students Justin Booms, Shayn Kail, Greg Khoury, Nick Pacchioli, and Yin-Cheng Tai earned 2nd place in a case competition dedicated to the analytics behind baseball at the 7th Annual SABR Analytics Conference, hosted by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).
ODT Department Hosts the Closed-Loop Supply Chains Workshop
The ODT department at the Kelley School of Business sponsored and hosted the 2017 Closed-Loop Supply Chains Workshop. The workshop is an annual event that focuses on products in different industries from the design stages through end-of-life recovery. Kelley Professor of Operations and Decision Technologies Gil Souza served as the chair of a committee that also included James Abbey from Texas A&M University and Daniel Guide from Pennsylvania State University.