The OSM department will be hosting a SAP training course January 7 through 11!
American Greetings will be on Campus on Wednesday, October 3rd at 12:00PM to recruit Operations and Supply Chain Management students. The event will be in BU 208.
OSM students will travel to China during the Spring Break of 2013, with visits to supply chain companies in Beijing and Shanghai. You can use this trip towards your degree (earn 3 credit hours).
Cleveland State Supply Chain Management students accompanied Dr. Oya Tukel and Northeast Ohio supply chain professionals to the Ohio Conference on Freight in Sandusky, Ohio.
An all-day course on negotiations strategies with Dr. Kenneth H. Killen, C.P.M., Professor Emeritus of Management and Purchasing, a J. Shipman Gold Medalist, and noted Author and Editor of multiple Supply Management books.
Implications of MAP 21 Transportation Bill.
On Thursday, August 9, the Cleveland Indians will be on campus to interview students for numerous intern positions.
We are happy to welcome Kim Hurn as our new Administrative Assistant!
Students toured the CSX Intermodal Facility in North Baltimore, Ohio.
OSM students toured the UPS distribution center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.
Operations and Supply Chain Management students traveled to The Phoenix Coffee Roastery in Cleveland.
Operations and Supply Chain Management students traveled to Fastenal's Distribution Center in Akron, Ohio.
The CSU Operations and Supply Chain Management Department is now on LinkedIn!
On Friday, June 1, OSM students traveled to Toledo to tour the Toledo-Lucas County Port.
Last week, Dr. Oya Tukel led students to the Norfolk Southern Intermodal Facility in Maple Heights.
The Northern Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council and The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce present the 2012 Business Opportunity Fair.
On May 1, 2012, faculty and staff from the OSM Department gathered for an end-of-the-year luncheon to say goodbye to colleagues and student workers. [Read More]
The 39th Annual Student Life Awards recognized the following OSM students with the Operations and Supply Chain Management Outstanding Student Award. [Read More]
In April 2012, Olga Nagdaseva, an undergraduate business student at the Monte Ahuja College of Business, received a prestigious award, presented by the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute (MWDSI). [Read More]
On March 15, 2012, the Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM) Department attended the Purchasing Managers Association of Cleveland (PMAC) Annual Mini-Trade Show and Dinner Meeting. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate two students, Allyson Knight and Cindy Springer, for receiving awards from the Rotary Club of Cleveland on Thursday, March 29, 2012. [Read More]
As part of the course, "International Field Experience in Supply Chain Management," over 25 students traveled to China over Spring Break from March 9 to March 19, 2012. Check out our photo gallery after the jump! [Read More]
On Friday, February 24th, members of the APICS Student Chapter at Cleveland State University went on a plant tour at Mittal Steel. Operating in 60 countries, ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company. [Read More]
On February 10-11, 2012, Cleveland State University sent an undergraduate team to compete in the APICS Mid-Atlantic Case Competition in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. [Read More]
On February 9th, Melissa DeGennaro, Founder and president of MarketQuest Inc, made a presentation on "Writing an Effective Business Plan." We were very pleased at the turnout; over 40 students attended the hour-long presentation...[Read More]
On January 27, 2012, members of the APICS CSU Student Chapter took a plant tour of the Lincoln Electric Company's logistics center in Euclid, Ohio. Here is a group photo of those who were in attendance. [Read More]
Do you want to raise capital and turn your initiative or concept into a successful venture? Melissa DeGennaro, Principal of Market Quest, Inc, will be giving a presentation on "the 360P process." Presentation is on February 9 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in BU 302. This presentation is free for anyone to attend! Pizza and drinks will be provided for lunch. [RSVP if you will attend!]
A team of CSU business and engineering students, led by Dr. Oya Tukel and Dr. Majid Rashidi, was selected as a semi-finalist in the Clean Energy Challenge 2012, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Clean Energy Trust. This is a significant achievement since more than 100 applications were submitted to compete for $250,000 in cash prizes. [Read More]
Members of the APICS Student Chapter will represent Cleveland State at the 2012 Midwest Case Studies Competition in Harrisburg, PA. They will compete over two days against other students from around the region for the chance at recognition and prize money. The competition will require each team to analyze a case, write a report, and present their results and recommendations. Best of luck to our students in February!
Having some difficulty in your OSM statistics classes? Tutors are available for OSM 201, OSM 202, OSM 500, and OSM 503 Monday through Friday! Check out our tutoring page for the hours you can visit our tutors each day and where they are located. [Read More]
As the semester comes to a close, we wish all of our students a Happy Holidays! The attached photo is of our faculty at a Christmas party held at Dr. Tukel's house on December 10, 2011. [View Full Sized Picture]
RSVP to attend this event! Jason Ellis, the Distribution Center Manager for the Cleveland Indians, will be visiting CSU at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 to recruit OSM majors and MBA students with a concentration in OSM.
After you have sent an RSVP, you will come to BU 306 at the specified time for a brief presentation by Jason. Students should dress to impress and bring a resume because interviews will be scheduled and take place at CSU immediately following the presentation. [Read More]
Only a few spots remain for the Weeklong Course on Supply Chain Management Using SAP that will be held from January 9-13, 2012. If you have not yet registered but are interested in taking the course for 3 credit hours, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 216.687.4740. [Read More]
The 2011 APICS International Conference & Expo took place from October 23-25 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The theme of this year's conference was "Achieving Sustainable Productivity: Meeting Customer Demand in an Unpredictable World," and was attended by several members of our APICS Student Chapter [Read More]
Registration is now OPEN. RSVP to reserve your spot! The OSM Department is offering a week-long course from January 9 - January 13 for 3 credit hours in January on Supply Chain Management Using SAP for CSU undergraduates & graduates. SAP is the leading enterprise resource planning system in business. [Read More]
There was a Welcome Back reception for alumni at the Monte Ahuja College of Business on Saturday, October 23, 2011. Our department chair, Dr. Oya Tukel, attended the event and talked about all the great things happening in OSM program. [Read More]
The next APICS Student Chapter Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 12th, from 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM in BU 541. All current members as well as anyone interested in joining are welcome to attend! Find out more about the student chapter of APICS by clicking the link that follows...[Read More]
On October 13th, there will be an APICS Professional Development Meeting (PDM). Rich Mihlenich will make a presentation on Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and Demand Management. There will also be dinner and networking with industry professionals. This event is geared toward students and is a great opportunity to learn about Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSM). [Read More]
Registration is now OPEN. RSVP to reserve your spot! The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management will be holding a two-day workshop on business decision-making using SAS in November. This is a great opportunity to sharpen your business and analytical skills, and it will improve your resume and increase your chances of finding jobs and internships. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Dr. Injazz Chen. A few weeks ago, it was learned that one of Dr. Chen's papers published in the Journal of Operations Management (JOM) had been ranked among the top 1% of most highly cited out of the 1,000+ papers published in JOM over the past few decades. [Read More]
(From Businessweek) "Hiring is strong for supply-chain managers and salaries are rising. No surprise that it's an increasingly popular MBA option. ... Supply chain management majors and MBAs are in demand. Carey reports a 100 percent placement rate for the supply chain MBAs who graduated in May, compared with 75 percent for marketing students." [Read More]
There will be an APICS Professional Development Meeting (PDM) on September 14, 2011, from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm. There will be dinner, networking, and a presentation by Christopher Hillis (President of CLH Logistics) titled, "Using Your Transportation Management as a Differentiator … Your Responsibilities and Your Provider's Obligations." [Read More]
On September 13 from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM in room BU 113, Jeff Lutz, Director of the Logistics Operations Center at Airgas, will be giving a presentation about the company at a student recruitment event. [Read More]
On August 19, 2011, the Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management held their annual faculty retreat. The meeting portion of the retreat took place in the Captain's Dining Room on the William G. Mather, the restored 618-foot historic flagship that is docked at the E. 9th Street Pier. [Read More]
We would like to wish Dr. Rich Miller good luck as he gets ready to move to Texas for his new job at the University of Dallas, where he will be an Assistant Professor of Operations Management in their College of Business. [Read More]
The OSM Department welcomes military veterans and serving military with logistics training and experience to consider majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). The department is working with CSU's Veteran Student Success Program to evaluate your training and experience for possible awarding of OSM specific credits applicable towards your degree in Operations and Supply Chain Management. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Richard Sima for being awarded a scholarship by the APICS Cleveland Chapter! The scholarship recognizes the academic excellence for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Operations & Supply Chain Management. [Read More]
We are pleased to announce that local entrepreneur and Cleveland State University alumnus, Monte Ahuja, has donated $10 million to CSU to fund scholarships and an endowed professorship in business. [Read More]
Dr. Oya Tukel, Chair of the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department, has indicated that we have been approved by the Project Management Institute to become a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective June 1, 2011. [Read More]
The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management will be offering an Excel workshop on July 15, 2011. Microsoft Excel is one of the most commonly used tools for data analysis and business decision making. Find out how to register now and secure a seat in the lab before it's too late! [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Christopher Pokorny, our OSM Web Designer, for graduating as Valedictorian of his class on May 14, 2011. He received his Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science (BSCIS). He also received his minor in Operations and Supply Chain Management. [Read More]
“No matter the challenge, with hard work and determination you can make it to the top.” Continuing our tradition of recognizing in- and out-of-the-office achievements of students and staff affiliated with the OSM Department, today we recognize Niki Zmij for her recent rock climbing adventure. [Read More]
Dr. Walter Rom (OSM) and Dr. Mary Hrivnak (MLR) were recognized at the Employee Service Awards on April 28th, 2011. Dr. Rom has 35 years of service and Dr. Hrivnak has 20 years of service. [Read More]
The 38th Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony took place on April 28th, 2011, in the Student Center Ballroom. Congratulations to the following OSM students who received an Outstanding Student Award...[Read More]
We are offering a new elective in the MBA program during the Fall 2011 semester. The course (OSM 696) is titled, "Life Cycle Assessment." Life Cycle Assessments are a technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the stages of a product's life from-cradle-to-grave (i.e., from raw material extraction through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling). [Read More]
We would like to congratulate two students affiliated with our department, Robin Baucco and Christopher Pokorny, for receiving awards from the Rotary Club of Cleveland on Thursday, April 14, 2011. [Read More]
On April 14, representatives from Panther Logistics gave a presentation to OSM students about their daily operations and job opportunities. They are in a fast growing sector of SCM as they change the way the world moves freight and the way shippers and receivers interact. [Read More]
On April 13, 2011, Dr. Rich Miller, a Term Assistant Professors in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department at Cleveland State, spoke at the APICS Professional Development Meeting (PDM). The CSU student chapter of APICS were also given a surprise. [Read More]
On April 12, a recruitment team from the Giant Eagle's (and Seaway Foods) distribution center gave a presentation to OSM students about their daily routines in the supply chain field. Some of the topics covered during the presentation included...[Read More]
On March 31, 2011, Dr. Tukel talked with the students in the Columbus State Community College's Supply Chain Management Club and gave a presentation about CSU, the OSM Department, and the Bachelor’s degree program in OSM. [Read More]
Dr. Rich Miller, a Term Assistant Professors in the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department at Cleveland State, will be the guest speaker at the APICS Professional Development Meeting (PDM) on April 13, 2011. [Read More]
Here is your second chance to sign up for the S&OP seminar, as we are now re-opening registration! The snow day on March 11, 2011 forced the event to be rescheduled to April 29, 2011 at the same time and location. [Read More]
Please visit the attached link to see the recruitment event opportunities below being held by the Operations & Supply Chain Management Department (OSM) on April 12 and April 14. The Giant Eagle Distribution Center and Panther Logistics are both looking for OSM majors (graduate or undergraduate) to fill available positions. [Read More]
On March 16, 2011, members of the OSM Department attended a lecture at The City Club titled, "US Jobs and Manufacturing in Global Economy." The guest speaker was Daniel Griswold, Director of the Center for Trade Policy Studies at Cato Institute. He is also the author of the new book Mad About Trade: Why Main Street America Should Embrace Globalization. [Read More]
Dr. Oya Tukel attended an SCM Directors' Conference at the University of Texas at Dallas in February where a variety of curriculum issues were discussed by a series of guest speakers. In addition, an interesting study about important business skills for SCM students was presented by Dana Stiffler of Gartner Supply Chain. [Read More]
This notice is for the people who registered for the Sales & Operations Planning Seminar that is being hosted by APICS. All of the information needed for the seminar is provide for your convenience, including the seminar location, parking information, & breakfast details. [Read More]
Selected students from Cleveland State University will have the opportunity to participate in a FREE certified GRI training opportunity on April 17 and April 18—facilitated by BrownFlynn. [Read More]
Because the demand was so high and registration filled up quickly for our February 2011 SAS workshop, we are pleased to announce that we will be holding a second SAS workshop in April to accomodate those who missed out! [Read More]
The OSM Department would like to thank the team of Richard Sima, Catherine Wurts, Ashley Frantz, and Natale Neubert for participating in the APICS Student Case Competition in Pittsburgh on February 11-12, 2011. The team also had the opportunity to visit Xaloy, a global leader in high-performance machinery components and equipment for the plastics industry. [Read More]
We regret to inform you that our colleague and friend, Dr. James Flynn, passed away unexpectedly last Thursday, February 10, 2011. Dr. Flynn was a professor at Cleveland State University for 33 years and formerly served as the chair of the Operations and Supply Chain Management Department for 8 years. [Read More]
Attention all APICS members and OSM Majors (and those interested in becoming OSM Majors)! On Thursday, February 10, 2011 from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM in room BU 116, there will be a Meet and Greet for APICS members and OSM Majors. Some of the things you might be able to expect include...[Read More]
S&OP is an important business process used to implement a production plan to best satisfy sales plans and forecasts. APICS will host a seminar on S&OP on March 11, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, where the principles and practices of S&OP will be covered. [Read More]
The students who will be taking a trip to Japan for course credit over Spring Break recently had their first meeting. They are very excited for the trip and are looking forward to getting international field experience in supply chain management. Inside is a picture of some of the students who will be heading to Japan with Dr. Chung. [Read More]
After an overwhelming number of students applying for our SAS Workshop last fall, we are bringing it back again this February! Click the link for more details and register quickly before all of the spots fill up. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate OSM major Yvonne Nader, who accepted a full-time position as a Materials Analyst with M.F. Cachat recently! [Read More]
As the semester comes to a close, we wish all of our students a Happy Holidays! The attached photo is of our faculty at a Christmas party held at Dr. Tukel's house on December 11, 2010. [Read More]
The OSM Department would like to welcome Dr. Jay Chen to Cleveland State University! He will be teaching for the department full-time starting in 2011. Dr. Chen has been studying Operations Management at Purdue University, with his thesis being on the topic of Procurement Contract Design. [Read More]
On Friday, December 10, 2010, we will be holding a recruitment event. A representative from the Cleveland Indians will be here to recruit Supply Chain Interns. This opportunity is for OSM undergraduates or MBA students specializing in OSM. [Read More]
If you haven't been checking our "Job and Internship Opportunities" page recently and are interested in pursuing work in the field of Operations & Supply Chain Management, then make sure you do so now! The two most recent companies to reach out to us are Crane Aerospace & Electronics and Reed Elsevier, and other opportunties include positions at Moen, Dealer Tire, RTA, and more!
In today's economy, it is wonderful to hear the success stories, including internship and job experiences, that have been told by our OSM majors. Today, we feature another three of our students, including David Salvo, Christopher Tidwell, and Calin Gogonea. [Read More]
Everything you need to know about the course that features a trip to Japan during the spring semester is listed here, including the program description, cost, eligibility, scholarship opportunities, a day-by-day itinerary, and more! [Read More]
On Friday, October 22, 2010, Cleveland State University will hold their 23rd annual Fall Career Fair in the Woodling Gym in the Physical Education Building. Here is a list of the employers who will be attending the career fair and are relevant to OSM majors...[Read More]
We are pleased to announce that the two-day SAS workshop held on October 8th and October 15th was a success! There was an overwhelming interest, with a total of 36 students awarded a certification of completion. [Read More]
The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management will be offering an Excel workshop on November 12, 2010. Microsoft Excel is one of the most commonly used tools for data analysis and business decision making. Find out how to register now and secure a seat in the lab before it's too late! [Read More]
On October 13, 2010, OSM majors took a plant tour of the Lincoln Electric Company's logistics center in Euclid, Ohio. Click here to see a group photo of everyone who was in attendance.
UPDATE: We had an overwhelming number of responses for the SAS workshop, which is now FULL. There will be an Excel workshop in November and another SAS workshop this spring for those who couldn't get in. [Read More]
The OSM Department will be sending a team to the APICS Student Case Competition in Pittsburgh, to be held February 11-12, 2011. If you are interested in enhancing your analytic skills, adding an eye-catching item to your resume, and having an exciting time competing with your friends against teams from the Mid-Atlantic Region, please apply to be considered for our team. [Read More]
On October 13, 2010, OSM majors are invited to take a plant tour of the Lincoln Electric Company's logistics center in Euclid, Ohio. The tour will be preceded by a light meal and comments by Wael Dardir (CPIM) regarding the impact of Six Sigma on their distribution activities. [Read More]
On September 16, 2010, the Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management held a Meet and Greet for all OSM majors, or those interested in becoming OSM majors. The meet and greet provided students with an opportunity to interact with the OSM Department Chair, Dr. Oya Tukel, and other faculty members on a variety of topics, including...[Read More]
The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management is seeking a new tenure-track assistant professor to start in the Fall 2011 semester. Please read further to find out more information regarding the position. [Read More]
The Tutoring Center for College of Business students, which is currently in room BU 426, will be moving to room BU 219 on Friday, September 24.
On September 23, the APICS Student Chapter at CSU will host guest speaker Steven Nemeth. Nemeth has both his CPIM and CSCP certifications and is the Director of Programs and Special Events for the Cleveland APICS Chapter. Nemeth will be talking about the benefits of joining APICS, including...[Read More]
The Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management will be holding a two-day SAS workshop in October. This is a great opportunity to sharpen your business and analytical skills, and it will improve your resume and increase your chances of finding jobs and internships. [Read More]
Attention OSM Majors! This is a reminder that on Thursday, September 16, 2010 from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM in room BU 127, there will be a Meet and Greet for OSM Majors, hosted by the OSM Department Chair, Dr. Oya Tukel. Some of the things you might be able to expect include...[Read More]
Six years after its publication in 2004, one of Dr. Injazz Chen's journal articles from the Journal of Operations Management (JOM) is still ranked No. 6 among the Most Downloaded articles. [Read More]
This is a reminder that we will be offering a course to all students interested in gaining international experience in Japan that during the Spring 2011 semester. Find out some of the things you might be able to do or see on a trip to Japan in this article. [Read More]
The Department of Supply Chain Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is recruiting high potential doctoral students for fall, 2011. In the Carey School, Supply Chain Management incorporates the core areas of supply management, logistics management, and operations management. [Read More]
On August 26, 2010, the Department of Operations and Supply Chain Management held their faculty retreat at The Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, Ohio, as they get set for the Fall 2010 semester at Cleveland State University. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Dr. Robert Stoll for receiving his DBA in Operations and Supply Chain Management from Cleveland State University on May 15, 2010. His dissertation was entitled, "Collaborative Planning Forecasting Replenishment (CPFR): Successful Implementation Attributes." [Read More]
Attention MBA students! We are looking for more students to register for MBA 650, a course on Sustainable Business Practices. If you are looking to "Go Green" and be a part of one of the trending topics in business, head over to CampusNet and register now! [Read More]
Attention OSM Majors! On September 16, 2010 at 5:00 p.m, there will be a Meet and Greet for OSM Majors, hosted by the OSM Department Chair, Dr. Oya Tukel. We will have more details on the event in the near future, but some of the things you might be able to expect include...[Read More]
On August 6th, 2010, Supply Chain Management (SCM) program directors, faculty, and members of professional organizations came together for a One-Day Symposium hosted by the Department of Operations & Supply Chain Management at Cleveland State University (CSU). [Read More]
Attention OSM Majors! Listed at the link above is a tentative schedule of OSM electives that will be offered during the Spring 2011 semester. These courses are not available for registration in CampusNet yet, but this list should help you plan ahead regarding which electives you plan on taking. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Ian Horwich, an OSM Senior, for two achievements. Horwich was selected by APICS Cleveland to attend the 2010 International APICS conference in Las Vegas, and he was also selected to participate in the APICS 2010 Future Leaders Program. [Read More]
We are pleased to announce that OSM students scored the highest among other majors in the College of Business on the Assurance of Learning Test. The average OSM student had 75% of the questions correct. The lowest score was 67%, while the highest score was 87%. [Read More]
During the Spring 2011 Semester, the OSM Department will offer a new course titled, "International Field Experience in Supply Chain Management." This course is specially arranged for students to study advanced manufacturing systems and logistics in countries such as Japan, China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. For our first trip in Spring 2011, we will feature a trip to Japan. [Read More]
On August 6th, 2010, there will be a Symposium taking place in the Nance College of Business at CSU, focusing on designing a state-of-the-art Supply Chain curriculum, learning from best practices, issues with recruiting students, and challenges with developing program recognition. [Read More]
We would like to congratulate Dr. Rich Miller for receiving his DBA in Operations Management from Cleveland State University on May 15, 2010. His dissertation was entitled, "New Product Development and Innovation Through Joint Knowledge Creation and Transfer in a Dyadic Supply Chain Relationship." [Read More]
We are pleased to announce that OSM Doctoral Student, Major Yeonyeob Lee, has received a 2010 Doctoral Dissertation Research Expense Award from the Cleveland State University Office of Sponsored Programs & Research. [Read More]
We are pleased to announce the Global Sustainable Business Practices Certification Program. This certificate program is designed to prepare the next generation of business leaders to seize opportunities to profit while making a positive contribution to the well-being of our society. The program is open to current MBA students as well as those who already have a graduate degree. [Read More]
Airlines have been dealing with shifting fortunes since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. It seems like the moment they have a plan in place to deal with one adverse event, something else hits them. This time around, it’s a volcanic eruption. Or is it the government reaction to the volcanic eruption? [Read More]
OSM students and Dr. Tukel attended the NA2010 Logistics tradeshow from April 26-29 at I-X center. On Monday morning, the group attended the Classroom Day along with 13 other colleges. This provided an opportunity to meet with peers and learn about career opportunities in the SCM field. The group also watched amazing material handling technology up and running. [Read More]
Dr. Oya Icmeli Tukel was recently appointed as the new Chair of the Department of Operations & Supply Chain Management, a position that had been held by Dr. James Flynn.
Dr. Tukel teaches innovation management, supply chain management and project management. She is actively involved in international programs and corporate training in the United States and Europe. Oya regularly publishes basic and applied research in the areas of project management and supply chain management. Tukel's research has been published in such prestigious journals as Project Management Journal, International Journal of Integrated Supply Management, Supply Chain Management, and the European Journal of Operational Research, among others.