University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Membership & Benefits

About SCMRC Membership


Benefits of membership in the Supply Chain Management Research Center at the University of Arkansas are numerous. The Supply Chain Management Research Center Mission Statement is:

  • To support initiatives to promote student recruitment, retention, and placement opportunities,
  • To support seminars and educational programs relevant to supply chain management,
  • And to coordinate and support research relevant to supply chain management.
  • For more information on the benefits of being a board member, watch this video!

 

Member Benefits


Students

  • Access to students as interns and future employees are a key benefit for our Board Members.
  • Program sponsorship and involvement is available, including but not limited to:
    • Classroom speakers,
    • Case competitions,
    • Spring and fall career fairs,
    • Scholarships,
    • Student organizations,
    • Leadership speaker series,
    • Logistics software for classrooms and projects,
    • and Business simulations.
  • Members have first-look privileges for graduates.
  • Members have opportunities for coordination of internship programs with Walton College students.

Education

  • Strong networking opportunities are available with fellow Board Members in a neutral learning environment.
  • Opportunity to build relationships with a host of peer institutions, trade and industry associations and educational organizations.
  • Seminars are held each year with nationally and internationally recognized supply chain management business leaders and academics.
  • Tuition-waved attendance is offered at one SCMRC general education program for the board member or designee and one other attendee.
  • For Annual Board of Directors Only: Supply Chain Management consortium featuring prominent educators and practitioners is available.

Research

  • Members have first-look privileges on faculty research.
  • Interact firsthand with professors and doctoral students at Board Member Symposiums.
  • Access to special training classes for Board Member companies on challenging topics.

New & Noteworthy

High School Students: Apply Now for Retail Supply Chain Summer Camp

High School Students: Apply Now for Retail Supply Chain Summer Camp

The Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence are hosting the Retail Supply Chain Management Summer Camp July 9-13 on the University of Arkansas campus.

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Walton College Clinical Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

Walton College Clinical Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

A clinical assistant professor of Supply Chain Management at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas has been honored by the North American Case Research Association.

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Research: Consumer Sentiment Yields Insights Into ‘Flash Sales’

Research: Consumer Sentiment Yields Insights Into ‘Flash Sales’

Annibal Sodero is the lead author in the study, which will be published in the Journal of Business Logistics.

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