The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Global Supply Chain Institute

Haslam College of Business

What is the Global Supply Chain Institute?

A knowledge hub that helps companies deliver maximum value through supply chain management. The GSCI is industry’s connection point to the researchers and students with the Haslam College of Business’s top-ranked supply chain program.

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We offer solutions to some of the supply chain industry’s top challenges including:

Supply Chain Forum

Twice a year, supply chain professionals from more than 60 companies exchange best practices and recruit top graduates at our Supply Chain Forum. Speakers have included CEOs of FedEx, Wal-Mart, and other industry leaders. Sponsoring companies receive a range of benefits beyond attendance for several of their team members.

Advisory Board

Forty vice presidents, presidents, and CEOs from global pioneers of supply chain innovation connect twice yearly to network and help guide our research and curriculum at all levels.


More than 300 bachelors and 30 MBAs graduate yearly from our third-ranked program. Connect with them at job fairs and networking events throughout the year or via internships and student research projects. We also offer custom recruiting assistance to Forum members.

White Papers

Research revealing the best practices of industry leaders for supply chain’s game-changing challenges. Sponsoring companies use this research to improve efficiency and position themselves as experts in the field.


Faculty experts assess your company’s supply chain organization and create customized solutions and strategies to foster growth.

Executive Education

Short courses with immediate impact to further develop global supply chain professionals and operations excellence.

Executive MBA for Global Supply Chain

An 11-month program in which participants take fewer than 30 days out of office. Students learn to leverage the supply chain for company growth from day one, with customized projects averaging $6.5 million in return to companies and exposure to supply chain hubs on three continents.


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