Dean Geoffrey Garrett
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Teaching + Innovation
Experiential Learning Center
Open Expression Statement
BS Business Administration (BUAD)
BS Accounting (ACCT)
World Bachelor in Business (WBB)
BS Business of Cinematic Arts (BCA)
BS Artificial Intelligence for Business (BUAI)
Full-Time MBA (FTMBA)
Executive MBA (EMBA)
Part-Time MBA (MBA.PM)
International MBA (IBEAR)
Online MBA (OMBA)
MS Business Administration (MSBUSAD)
MS Business Analytics (MSBA)
MS Entrepreneurship + Innovation (MSEI)
MS Finance (MSF)
MS Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM)
MS Marketing (MSMKT)
MS Social Entrepreneurship (MSSE)
Master of Business for Veterans (MBV)
Master of Management Studies (MMS)
Master of Accounting (MAcc)
Master of Business Taxation (MBT)
Master of Business Taxation for Working Professionals (MBT.WP)
Data Sciences + Operations
Management + Organization
GC in Business Analytics
GC in Financial Analysis + Valuation
GC in Management Studies
GC in Marketing
GC in Optimization + Supply Chain Management
GC in Strategy + Management Consulting
GC in Sustainability + Business
GC in Technology Commercialization
GC in Library and Information Management – Online
Executive Education Redirect
Business Communication (BUCO)
Data Sciences and Operations (DSO)
Finance + Business Economics (FBE)
Leventhal School of Accounting (ACCT)
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (BAEP)
Management and Organization (MOR)
Institutes + Centers
Peter Arkley Institute for Risk Management
Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab
Center for Investment Studies
Initiative on Digital Competition
Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute
Center for Effective Organizations
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
VanEck Digital Assets Initiative
Institute for Outlier Research in Business
Center for Global Innovation
Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making
Giving + Support
Alumni Engagement + Resources
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.
DEGREES + COURSES
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.
LEAN SIX SIGMA
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.
SUPPLY CHAIN BOOTCAMP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, the global supply chain is undergoing significant transformation. Earn your Supply Chain certificate in just a few months by learning the academic foundation and in-demand skills of Supply Chain Management through real-world applications. The USC Marshall Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain bootcamp is a 100% online certification program for all levels. Participants will learn fundamental and necessary skills as well as explore supply chain disruptions and advances.
The USC Marshall The Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain Institute offers specialized training courses taught by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and industry leaders. Among the topics covered are:
- Understanding & Negotiating International Sales Contracts
- Understanding and Applying Sustainable Supply Chains, Logistics and Laws of Importing and Exporting into the United States
- Supply Chain Planning, Execution & Management Strategic Procurement
-Financial Implications of Global Supply Chain Management
- Risk Management & Supply Chain Security
INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE TRAINING
Every year, the world's top supply chain executives gather at Southern California's most prestigious research university to network, share ideas, and take part in this well-recognized event—the Annual Global Supply Chain Summit. Business delegations participate in the in-depth discussion of globalization, innovation, and digitalization, as well as supply chain management. The International Executive Training Program includes five days of high-level workshop instruction and site visits to advanced industry facilities in the Los Angeles area.
Custom courses are designed to meet the specific requirements of an organization, management, or professionals. We can tailor the training program to answer your most pressing challenges and needs.
Projects-driven program focused on the increasingly global, complex, and ever-evolving world in supply chain management.
INSIGHT + ANALYSIS
Quoted: Nick Vyas in South China Morning Post
Nick Vyas, Associate Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations, contributes thoughts on both the supply chain stress of today and potential opportunities for East Coast ports tomorrow for SCMP.
Op-Ed: The Dawn of a New Supply Chain World Order
Nick Vyas, Associate Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations, outlines how the industry must adapt to the new world order for Supply Chain Management Review.
Quoted: Nick Vyas in The Wall Street Journal
Nick Vyas, Associate Professor of Clinical Data and Operations, discusses persistent threats of rail strikes in The Wall Street Journal. [paywall]
Quoted: Christopher Gopal in the Financial Times
GOPAL, Adjunct Professor of Data Sciences and Operations, presents near-term concerns should China restrict the export of chips as first proposed in 2015 as a part of the country's "Made in China 2025" program.
Quoted: Dean Garrett on the Role Blockchain Will Play With Supply Chain Management
“If the big theme in supply chain over the last few years has been … globalization, I suspect going forward that it will be cutting-edge technology, with the interaction between IoT and blockchain looking most promising.”
NEWS + EVENTS
Nick Vyas Appointed to Advisory Board of Advatix
ADVATIX, one of the world's leading providers of eCommerce Supply Chain Consulting, Technology, and Command Center services, has brought VYAS onboard to provide industry guidance and support the company's vision for global growth.
10th Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit
As global supply chains continue to struggle, USC Marshall brings top industry professionals to discuss solutions.
Podcast: The State of Supply Chain with Gene Seroka
In Episode 1 of Supply Chain Demystified Dr. Nick Vyas covers the fundamentals, current state, and outlook of all things supply chain.
Webinar: Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain
A virtual workshop highlighting what have we learned 2 years into the pandemic about digital change and supply chain as well as strategies for companies going forward.
Webinar: Competition Issues in Supermarkets
A virtual workshop highlighting competition issues involving supermarkets.
ANNUAL GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE SUMMIT
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
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.
USC SUPPLY CHAIN MICROSITE
Randall R. Kendrick Global Supply Chain InstituteUSC Marshall School of Business1149 S Olive Street. Suite 2906Los Angeles, CA 90015EMAIL