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Apr 21, 2015 | Atlanta, GA
The Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) at Georgia Tech, the world’s largest supply chain and logistics research and education enterprise, recently opened an office on the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus. The Savannah office location will offer tailored workforce development courses, online training, supply chain short courses and executive seminars. Additionally, the office will serve as a mechanism for dialoging with local businesses regarding challenges that can be addressed as student group projects or research engagements.
“With ongoing record-breaking port activity, the deepening of the channel, continued strong growth in global trade, and the widening of the Panama Canal, Savannah is poised for a continued run of strong supply chain and logistics employment growth,” said Tim Brown, managing director of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute. “Furthermore, with the decommissioning of more than 3,000 military personnel each year, Savannah is well-positioned to provide a solid workforce to meet these needs. The Supply Chain & Logistics Institute is doing its part to prepare the region for continued success by providing a means for the workforce, at all levels, to continually enhance their supply chain and logistics skills.”
In the coming months, the SCL Savannah campus will be offering programming related to sourcing and procurement, international logistics and compliance, and lean logistics, among others. SCL enables supply chain professionals, businesses and governments to transform complex supply chains and trade corridors to improve logistics performance by providing education, innovation and solutions for global and domestic supply chains.
For more information on the upcoming SCL programming offered at the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, please visit www.scl.gatech.edu.
ABOUT THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS INSTITUTE:
The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute is a unit of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. The Stewart School is the largest industrial engineering program in the United States (more than 60 faculty members, 1,500 undergraduate students and 400 graduate students). For 25 consecutive years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked the Stewart School as the best undergraduate and graduate industrial engineering program in the United States.
ABOUT GEORGIA TECH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:
Georgia Tech Professional Education is an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, offering professional master's degrees, short courses, and certificate programs to meet the needs of working professionals and industry partners. Programs are available at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, the Georgia Tech-Savannah campus, and worldwide through a variety of formats. In addition to professional course offerings, the division manages meeting and event facilities, and administers K-12 outreach and English as a Second Language programs. Last year alone, Georgia Tech Professional Education served individuals representing more than 3,000 companies, with an enrollment of more than 26,000.
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