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MK 626: Supply Chain Management (For MIM-31)
19/1/2018
MK 626: Supply Chain Management (For MIM-30)
During January 30 - February 10, 2017 MIM-30 will be studying the course MK 626: Supply Chain Management. This course involves understanding the systematic design, operation, control and improvement of key business processes.  The course will also cover process flow viewpoint, flow diagrams, line balancing, waiting line analysis, network diagramming, uncertainty and inventory control, supply chain dynamics, tradeoffs between process improvement possibilities.
 
This course will be taught by Dr. R. Britt Freund who is assistant dean and director of the Project Management Consortium at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.   He is also a distinguished senior faculty at Department of Information, Risk & Operations Management at UT Austin, and also the former graduate business dean and director of the Full-Time, Evening and Professional MBA programs at the school.  He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on a wide range of topics such as project management, operations strategy, distribution, supply chain management, inventory control, optimization, process analysis, practical statistics and risk management.  He has also taught extensively in executive and professional MBA programs in SE Asia, Europe, Dallas, Fort-Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio.
Dr. Freund is an active speaker and consultant and has worked with a variety of public and private corporations. These companies include Royal Dutch Shell, Petrobras, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, HEB Groceries and Frito-Lay.  Dr. Freund is involved with several small startup companies in the Austin metropolitan area and is currently a member of the curriculum committee for the Texas Entrepreneurship Foundation.  His primary research, teaching, and consulting interests for the past several years have been in the realm of Project Management, particularly the management of risk within large capital projects.  Since 2005, he has been the faculty director for the Shell Project Academy (SPA) which is a consortium of four partner universities working with Royal Dutch Shell to develop and deliver project management tools for use in large capital projects.  This has subsequently led to the formation of the Project Management Consortium within the university, of which Dr. Freund is the director and founding faculty member.  Over the past years, Dr. Freund has traveled extensively around the world, presenting workshops on project and risk management to Shell project managers numerous times throughout the world.  During this time, he has also been heavily involved as a consultant to the Project Director for a massive, multi-billion dollar capital project for Shell in Northern Alberta.
Dr. Freund earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, after which he worked in the computer industry in both California and Washington State.  He left industry for graduate school at Cornell University, financially supported by a National Science Foundation Fellowship.  He earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering followed by a Ph.D. in Operations Management. Since completing his Ph.D. at Cornell University, Dr. Freund has taught at the University of Texas at Austin.  Dr. Freund has received a number of teaching awards from his students while at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is also routinely involved in student case competitions at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
During January 29 - February 19, 2018 MIM-31 will be studying the course MK 626: Supply Chain Management. This course involves understanding the systematic design, operation, control and improvement of key business processes.  The course will also cover process flow viewpoint, flow diagrams, line balancing, waiting line analysis, network diagramming, uncertainty and inventory control, supply chain dynamics, tradeoffs between process improvement possibilities.
 
This course will be taught by Dr. R. Britt Freund who is assistant dean and director of the Project Management Consortium at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.   He is also a distinguished senior faculty at Department of Information, Risk & Operations Management at UT Austin, and also the former graduate business dean and director of the Full-Time, Evening and Professional MBA programs at the school.  He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on a wide range of topics such as project management, operations strategy, distribution, supply chain management, inventory control, optimization, process analysis, practical statistics and risk management.  He has also taught extensively in executive and professional MBA programs in SE Asia, Europe, Dallas, Fort-Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio.
Dr. Freund is an active speaker and consultant and has worked with a variety of public and private corporations. These companies include Royal Dutch Shell, Petrobras, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, HEB Groceries and Frito-Lay.  Dr. Freund is involved with several small startup companies in the Austin metropolitan area and is currently a member of the curriculum committee for the Texas Entrepreneurship Foundation.  His primary research, teaching, and consulting interests for the past several years have been in the realm of Project Management, particularly the management of risk within large capital projects.  Since 2005, he has been the faculty director for the Shell Project Academy (SPA) which is a consortium of four partner universities working with Royal Dutch Shell to develop and deliver project management tools for use in large capital projects.  This has subsequently led to the formation of the Project Management Consortium within the university, of which Dr. Freund is the director and founding faculty member.  Over the past years, Dr. Freund has traveled extensively around the world, presenting workshops on project and risk management to Shell project managers numerous times throughout the world.  During this time, he has also been heavily involved as a consultant to the Project Director for a massive, multi-billion dollar capital project for Shell in Northern Alberta.
Dr. Freund earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, after which he worked in the computer industry in both California and Washington State.  He left industry for graduate school at Cornell University, financially supported by a National Science Foundation Fellowship.  He earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering followed by a Ph.D. in Operations Management. Since completing his Ph.D. at Cornell University, Dr. Freund has taught at the University of Texas at Austin.  Dr. Freund has received a number of teaching awards from his students while at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is also routinely involved in student case competitions at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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