MIT CTL Partners with Awesome to Launch Supply Chain Scholarship for Women - First Scholarship Winner to Attend MIT in 2019

May 18, 2018
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, May 18, 2018 – The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics announced a new scholarship in partnership with AWESOME (Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education), an industry-wide organization for senior-level women in the supply chain field. The partnership was announced at the annual AWESOME Symposium on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The AWESOME/MIT Advancing Women through Education (AWE) Scholarship aims to attract women who want to pursue graduate degrees in Supply Chain Management at MIT. Specifically, the AWESOME/MIT AWE

Latin-American Forum Delivers Cutting-Edge Research in Supply Chain Management

April 09, 2018
CAMBRIDGE, BOSTON, Mass., April 9, 2018 – More than 170 researchers from some 35 Latin-American universities along with representatives from 12 companies will gather at the MIT campus on April 15 and 16, 2018, to drive a research agenda in logistics and supply chain management for the region. The two-day 2018 MIT SCALE Latin America Conference is an unparalleled event, in that it is configured around a network of academic institutions in Latin America that support academic and research programs in logistics and supply chain management. The conference is organized by the MIT Center for

MIT SCALE Center in Ningbo Receives Prestigious Education Awards

December 20, 2017
NINGBO, CHINA, December 13, 2017 - Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute China (NSCIIC) received competitive awards at the fifth Tencent Business School Development Forum in Beijing. The forum is a unique showcase for outstanding business education organizations in China. NSCIIC took the award for “The Outstanding Business Education Brand”. Several other top universities in China shared the honor with NSCIIC, including Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, and Fudan University. NSCIIC Director, Shaoxuan Liu was also recognized at the forum as “The Chinese Figure in Business

New Book by MIT CTL AgeLab’s Joseph F. Coughlin

November 07, 2017
Over the past two decades, the MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin has been busting myths about aging with groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research. In his new book, The Longevity Economy: Inside the World’s Fastest-Growing, Most Misunderstood Market , he presents a new portrait of the upcoming cohort of older adults: a vast, diverse group of consumers representing every possible level of health and wealth. Despite all the attention lavished on hip millennials, the longevity economy is where the money is: about $8 trillion worth in the United States alone, according to the latest research,

New Book by Yossi Sheffi Available for Pre-Order

October 23, 2017
Professor Sheffi's fifth book, Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) , published by MIT Press will be available both in stores and in electronic format in mid-February of 2018. Pre-orders are available online from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, as well as book stores everywhere. Pre-Order Balancing Green: When to Embrace Sustainability in a Business (and When Not To) If you are interested in learning more about this book, please join Professor Sheffi's email list to receive more information as it becomes available!

A truly global supply chain of knowledge

October 13, 2017
On Wednesday, they met each other face to face for the first time. On Thursday, they took first place in a worldwide global supply chain simulation and competition called The Fresh Connection (TFC). Aaron Ramos Reyes (from Colombia), Andrea Tretti (originally from Italy but now working in Vietnam), Carlos Mira Padilla (from El Salvador), and Ivan Rogério Gameiro Roumeliotis (from Brazil) had spent plenty of time collaborating, exchanging messages, and working together online while they were enrolled in the MITx course “ Supply Chain Technology and Systems ,” offered by the MIT Center for

MIT CTL Delivers MicroMasters Program to GE Employees

October 02, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, BOSTON, Mass., October 2, 2017 – The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) is providing MIT CTL’s ground-breaking MITx MicroMasters Credential in Supply Chain Management courses to employees in GE’s Operations Management Leadership Program. The first course in the five-course, on-line program, CTL.SC0x Supply Chain Analytics, kicked-off with a special session to familiarize learners with the program. This “live event” is offered to companies such as GE that are corporate partners of the center. Thirty-five GE employees are taking the MicroMasters course in this initial

MicroMasters Team to Compete in Final of Global Simulation Game

September 21, 2017
MicroMasters in SCM team scores top ten in Global Supply Chain Simulation. The selected team traveling to Portugal to compete in the Global Final on 28 September. Four MITx MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management Learners who have never met in person but only online, will compete in the Global Professional Final of The Fresh Connection supply chain simulation on September 28, 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal. They will compete against nine other teams from around the world for the annual prize and the chance to win a trip to MIT for an Executive Education Supply Chain Management course. The learners

MIT CTL’s Jim Rice Wins Resiliency Educator of the Year Award

March 02, 2017
Award Recognizes His Achievements in Supply Chain Risk Management CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2017 – Jim Rice, Deputy Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL), has received the Supply Chain Resiliency Educator of the Year award from the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council . The award was presented at the Council’s annual conference on March 1, 2017, in Silicon Valley, CA. The Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council promotes the advancement of supply chain risk management and resiliency by bringing together practitioners and thought leaders to share best practices

MIT Global SCALE Network Launches Three-Continent Graduate Program in Supply Chain

March 01, 2017
Unique Learning Experience in Asia, Europe and North America CAMBRIDGE, U.S.A., NINGBO, CHINA, ZARAGOZA, SPAIN, March 1, 2017 – The MIT Global SCALE (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence) Network has launched the MIT-Zaragoza-Ningbo Master of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program, or 3C Master’s Program , that gives students a unique opportunity to complete their studies in three continents: Asia, Europe, and North America. The 10-month 3C program was created jointly by three MIT SCALE Network Centers: The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL, USA), the