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

November 07, 2017
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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, a

New Book by Yossi Sheffi Available for Pre-Order

October 23, 2017
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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
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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 Trans

MIT CTL Delivers MicroMasters Program to GE Employees

October 02, 2017
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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
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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
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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 an

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

March 01, 2017
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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 Za

Scholarships available for Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

February 15, 2017
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Luxembourg, 15 February 2017 – Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with merit-based scholarships introduced for the inaugural cohort of students starting with the winter semester 2017-2018. Registration is open until 1 April 2017. The 10-month full-time programme of study, taught in English, includes a three-week study period at the MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where students will attend lectures and seminars, visit companies, meet supp

MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management Paves the Way for Courses Around the World

September 22, 2016
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In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth of master’s-level courses on the edX platform, then complete a master’s degree in a single full semester on campus at MIT. The first MicroMasters in supply chain management (SCM) has seen incredible success: Over 127,000 students have enrolled in at least one course — including representation from 189 countries — and more than 7,000 have signed up for verified ID certificates in at least one course. Just one year later, edX is now partnering with several other universities t

Dr. Chris Caplice to Receive CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award

June 27, 2016
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Lombard, Illinois USA (June 23, 2016) -- Chris Caplice, executive director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, will receive the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) 2016 Distinguished Service Award. He will be presented with the award during the Opening General Session at CSCMP's Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday, September 26, 2016. CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award is the industry's most prestigious honor, bestowed upon an individual for significant achievements in the logistics and supply chain management professions. Presented annually,