graduates and sponsor companies cite our talented students as a key factor
in the excellent quality of our Master's program. 50% of entering
EMIL-SCS participants already have MBA's and 65% are at the Director level or
higher within their organization. They represent a diversity of work experience,
industries, interests, talents, and cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Fortune 500 companies such as General Motors, Intel, Baxter Healthcare, PaylessShoeSource,
UPS and Schneider Logistics have found that participating in EMIL-SCS allowed them
to tackle their most critical supply chain challenges while keeping key employees
on-the-job during the18-month program. Each year brings a new mix of sponsor
companies. This year's class includes participants from:
- Ace International Hardware Corporation
- BAX China
- BAX Global
- BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
- Brush Wellman, Inc.
- Carolina Biological Supply Company
- Celerant Consulting
- Cooperativa Productores de Leche Dos Pinos R.L.
- Ferragamo USA Inc.
- Hapag-Lloyd Container Line
- ICG Commerce
- Intel Corporation
- International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
- KN LeadLogistics (Kuehne + Nagel)
- Lowe's Companies
- Milliken & Company
- Motorola, Incorporated
- Pitney Bowes, Inc.
- Robina, Inc.
- Schneider National
- Seferssa S.A. de C.V.
- Sony Electronics Latin America
- Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
These EMIL-SCS participants have an average of 13 years of work experience and
come from a wide range of disciplines including Supply Chain Strategy, Operations,
Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Material Handling, Distribution, Manufacturing,
Procurement, IT and Project Management.
Meet the Class
The talent and knowledge of EMIL-SCS participants are key factors in the extraordinary success of the program.† Each year offers a new mix of sponsor companies and participants from around the world with diverse work experience, interests and industry expertise.
On average, EMIL-SCS classes include:
- Average class size of 22 students
- 63% are at the level of Director or higher within their organizations
- 84% have greater than 10 years of experience
- 24% of participants already have an MBA
- 82% are tapped by company executives to participate
EMIL-SCS classes include participants from a wide range of disciplines including supply chain strategy, operations, logistics, sales and marketing, material handling, distribution, manufacturing, procurement, IT and project management.
Meet a few executives from the Class of 2012.
Joe Shearn, Vice President of Distribution
Tiffany & Co.
"One of the best aspects of the program is the international residences. In my opinion there is no better way to become immersed in your studies than by learning through firsthand real life experiences. If I had to pick one city that offered it all- opportunity to learn and experience its culture - I would select Mumbai."
Timothy Fischer, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain
Bumble Bee Foods
"I want to thank the EMIL-SCS team for all the work you put in creating a program that provided the knowledge we desired in an interesting and
Rohan Pal, Chief Information Officer
Tyco Fire Protection Products
"Your classmates represent an impressive list of top companies with Supply Chain best practices you can learn from during the program and continue to draw on after the program completes. The Georgia Tech EMIL-SCS network is an awesome resource of information and contacts that you can leverage throughout your career."
Jason Sonnbichler, North America Director
Rathapol Bhakdibhumi, President/CEO
General Electronic Commerce Services
"I feel that I benefited greatly from the lectures I received from Georgia Tech's world class professors. Also, the experiences I have gained from traveling the world to see actual supply chain and logistics operations in other continents was life changing. But the best thing for me were the relationships formed with my seasoned executive classmates that will last a life time..."
Eric Woods, Vice President of Fleet & Logistics
Waste Management Systems
"The detailed involvement from the faculty regarding the course content, travel schedules and site visits was extremely impressive. Additionally, the breadth of companies visited, the depth of discussions held, and the hands on Global interaction we experienced are unheard of in any academic or business setting."