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WMU supply chain program named top program for 13th straight year

Western Michigan University's integrated supply management program recently ranked No. 14 on national researcher Gartner's list of Top 25 U.S. Supply Chain Undergraduate Programs. This is the 13th year that WMU has been recognized within the top tier of programs nationwide.

Dr. Marcel Zondag

WMU supply chain program names new director

Dr. Marcel Zondag, associate professor of marketing and director of the Food Industry Research and Education Center (FIRE) at Western Michigan University, has been named director of the integrated supply management (ISM) program at the Haworth College of Business.

The 2022 edition of the Business magazine is now available.

2022 Business Magazine

The 2022 edition of the Business magazine is now available! This year we celebrate student success—from stories about first place finishes for student teams to exploration and personal growth. Read on to learn about accolades and milestones for programs, alumni, students, faculty and staff, as well as perspectives on the economy, international partnerships, student research, community outreach and more.

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Integrated supply management students show that hard work pays off

Four students in an integrated supply management class partnered with Foundry Brands on several projects, using their strategic skills such as problem solving, leadership and negotiation. Their work on these projects led to significant cost savings for the company, with the unexpected bonus of earning scholarship funds for the university.

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The road to success: Q and A with Ashley Kordish, CEO of Ralph Moyle

Ashley Kordish, B.B.A.'14, was recently named CEO at Ralph Moyle. She talks about how studying integrated supply management at WMU has helped her to navigate the challenges in the transportation and warehousing industry, her experience as a woman in supply chain, as well as her goals for the company moving forward. 

Sime Curkovic

The power of connections. The power of partnerships

When it comes to the career readiness of his students, Dr. Sime Curkovic’s long-standing connections to alumni and industry leaders helps drive the experiential projects element of Western’s renowned integrated supply management program. It’s the power of these connections and partnerships that helps provide every supply chain student with the unique opportunity to apply their in-class learning to the goals of influential and successful corporations.