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Operations Management and Supply Chain Management :Understanding the Nuances
Operations Management and Supply Chain Management :Understanding the Nuances

Operations Management and Supply Chain Management :Understanding the Nuances

Operations managers and supply chain managers are two of the most in-demand jobs in today’s market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, expected job growth for operational management professionals is about 12.5 percent through 2022.
Essential Soft Skills: Effectively Managing Conflict
Essential Soft Skills: Effectively Managing Conflict

Essential Soft Skills: Effectively Managing Conflict

Whether you work in an office or on a factory floor, you can encounter conflict. Whether it is a difference of opinion between a manager and employee, or a colleague and a client, being able to navigate through conflict is a necessary skill set. Everything you say and do during a conflict is an extension of how you perceive, think, and feel about conflict.
MBA or Masters in Operations Management: Which Degree?
MBA or Masters in Operations Management: Which Degree?

MBA or Masters in Operations Management: Which Degree?

Should you earn a Master of Science in Operations Management (MSOM) or an MBA? Engineers and professionals thinking about advancing their careers should consider these programs. Both can help you move into a C-suite office or a position such as Operations Manager, and VP. Which is right for you? Let’s explore the similarities and the differences in the programs.
High-Tech Supply Chains
High-Tech Supply Chains

High-Tech Supply Chains

To be competitive, supply chain companies must implement and integrate cutting-edge technology into their supply chain operations. Kettering University Online’s Master of Supply Chain Management provides the technological and managerial expertise needed to develop and manage a successful, global supply chain in a highly competitive global marketplace.
FIRST Robotics: Design a Robot-Become a Manager
FIRST Robotics: Design a Robot-Become a Manager

FIRST Robotics: Design a Robot-Become a Manager

Kettering University is a national leader in supporting youth robotics programs through summer camps and pre-college programs, scholarships and with its FIRST Robotics Community Center. The FIRST Robotics Competition is a nationwide battle for high school students who have six weeks to build and program industrial-size robots.
The Role of Engineers and Lean Manufacturing in Greenhouses blog header
The Role of Engineers and Lean Manufacturing in Greenhouses blog header

The Role of Engineers and Lean Manufacturing in Greenhouses

A renewed ­­­­­­­­­trend for sustainable, self-sufficient and community-grown food is pushing engineers to design durable and flexible greenhouses. Greenhouse engineers and designers are innovating in several ways to meet the needs of backyard and community-based programs, and commercial greenhouses and botanical gardens.

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