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Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

  • The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

    The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute

    The USC Marshall Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute (Kendrick GSCI) exists to help predict, mitigate, and alleviate supply chain disruptions and risks. We are capitalizing upon our global network, industry experience, and renowned faculty, through Network, Education, and Advanced Research (NEAR).

    The Institute is cultivating innovative, critical-thinking, and resilient student leaders in a digitally transformative, data-driven supply chain ecosystem delivering triple-bottom-line results: agility, resiliency, and sustainability. With NEAR, we can keep our member community up to date on industry macro and micro trends, news, and critical horizon scan.


Whether you’re an executive or an employer, the Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute can meet your professional development goals. We offer three distinct programs to match the level of experience, interests, and schedule for you or your organization. Online or on-site, we work to find the program that best suits your needs.

  • The Lean Six Sigma certificate program is taught by world class Master Black Belt faculty who has led corporate transformation in various industries. Our Lean Six Sigma certificate courses are designed for professionals seeking to standardize high performance in their organizations. Lean Six Sigma is a widely used methodical approach to improve business performance by reducing waste and increasing efficiency. With today’s companies facing continually rising costs and increasing competition, Lean Six Sigma certified professionals have become increasingly desirable in Operations and Supply Chain Management roles.




    The Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit is one of the most anticipated and well-attended supply chain events in the country. The event attracts over two thousand supply chain thought leaders, innovators, and senior executives from Fortune 500 companies. The 10th Summit offers learning and networking opportunities to discuss critical issues confronting the global supply chain landscape today.



    Bringing students and organizations together to solve real-world challenges. An excellent platform for students from all over the world to hone their current skill sets while gaining new inspiration and broadening their technical knowledge. Undergraduate and postgraduate students are invited to join the challenge to develop potential case solutions based on real-life business situations.



  • USC Global Supply Chain Club

    USC Global Supply Chain Club

    The purpose of this organization is to introduce members to supply chain and advance academic topics related to the field of global supply chain management. The organization will provide formal and informal networking opportunities and introduce problem-solving and analysis skills valuable in the field.