The EMIL-SCS Program helps Fortune 500 companies design creative new solutions for
critical issues in their global supply chains by grooming their key executives.
This unique 18-month masters program keeps key employees on-the-job while
teaching them practical techniques for decreasing logistics costs and improving
supply chain efficiencies.
EMIL-SCS is a Master's degree program delivered in an Executive format over an 18-month period. Participants meet for two-weeks of intensive classes (residences) every 3-4 months. Members participate via distance learning alternatives between residences. In total, there are 5 EMIL-SCS residences. Click the picture to the right to download our Program Overview presentation.
New EMIL-SCS classes begin every 18 months. When you enroll in EMIL-SCS, you make a commitment to an education that will last your lifetime. You are joining a community of professionals who choose to make a difference in the world. By collaborating on international logistics we can make a
lasting impact on our global economy.
The EMIL-SCS Program helps Fortune 500 companies, facing
global supply chain issues, develop creative new solutions to improve supply
chain efficiencies and reduce costs by grooming their supply chain executives.
The academic program is designed to cover the extended supply chain and regional
differences across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the United States. EMIL-SCS
provides participants with the analytical skills and intellectual framework
needed to succeed in designing and implementing a global logistics strategy.
Work is spread over 18 months, allowing time to incorporate new ideas that
meet sponsoring organization’s long-term supply chain goals and to develop
individual skills to diagnose complex issues and define a framework for making
Twenty-eight courses have been designed specifically for EMIL-SCS. These courses
are the building blocks that challenge participants to stretch beyond their
past experience, to grasp new ideas and develop a better understanding of the
processes used by successful leaders in logistics.
The curriculum spans five residences. Each residence is scheduled for two
EMIL-SCS’s curriculum includes demand management, finance, e-commerce, distribution
facilities, manufacturing, procurement and logistics. Instructors represent
the best of industry and academia, including faculty from Georgia Tech’s
ISyE and Management schools, MIT, Oxford and Delft University.
EMIL-SCS residences are held in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia - attracting class members from many countries around the world. Residences focus on the regional influences shaping logistics as well as topics like reverse logistics, labor relations, freight management, procurement, distribution and warehousing.
Locations visited during past programs include: Atlanta,
Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Brazil, Panama, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.
To learn more about EMIL-SCS residences,
view the Sample EMIL-SCS Residence schedule.
Dates for the current class, along with detailed schedule information for Residence I - III.
Courses are delivered through faculty lectures, industry speakers, case studies, group projects and company presentations. During international residences, participants meet with government officials to discuss customs issues, taxes and trade agreements. This allows participants to experience first-hand the regional influences on global supply chains across several continents. Between residences, participants work
together on cases and complete web-based course material. (Click each link to see a sample schedule from this year's class).