An effective supply chain delivers products and services in a way that creates the greatest sustainable value for a business. A digital enterprise is an organization that uses technology to innovate business models, engage with customers, and optimize operational efficiency. In the Supply Chain and Digital Enterprise Academy, you'll learn how to tackle emerging challenges where these disciplines intersect. You will build your understanding of the complex issues that influence supply chains – from globalization and risk management to big data – as well as innovative ways that supply chain professionals are applying emerging technology trends to innovate and stay competitive. You will have the chance to apply the methods, models and analytical tools of supply chain management to corporate-sponsored projects, and may determine a path to earn an industry-recognized certification in an area of your choosing.
Supply Chain and Digital Enterprise Academy
Academy Director and Career Coach
Russ Clark is a faculty lecturer in the Operations and Decision Technologies Department at Kelley, as well as Co-Director of the Supply Chain Academy. He is a Kelley MBA alum with 25 years’ experience in consulting, management, and executive roles across clients and companies such as Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Nationwide Insurance, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Cummins, and OneAmerica Financial Partners. His teaching experience includes leading courses in Strategic Planning, Organizational Change Management, Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Project Management at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Russ is a certified Professional Scrum Master and Professional Scrum Product Owner.
Assistant Clinical Professor John Hill’s specialties include creating simulated environments, transportation safety and policy, and measurement of human performance.
Randi Edmonds joined Kelley Graduate Career Services in the Fall of 2018. With a background in Higher Education and Student Affairs, including oversight of Operations for the Bands program at Boston College and career development in the College of Arts and Sciences at IU, she acts as the career coach for the Supply Chain and Digital Enterprise Academy.