McGraw Hill Virtual Operations Management Summit:
Innovative Ideas for Teaching Operations and Supply Chainin a Digital Age

October 9th, 2020


Meet the Operations Management Authors

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Robert Jacobs

F. Robert Jacobs is Professor Emeritus of Operations and Decision Technologies at Indiana University. He received a BS in industrial engineering as well as computer and information science, an MBA, and a PhD in operations management all from The Ohio State University.

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Gerard Cachon

Professor Cachon is the Fred R. Sullivan Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisons at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches a variety of undergraduate, MBA, executive, and PhD courses in operations management. His research focuses on operations strategy, and in particular, on how operations are used to gain competitive advantage.

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Christian Terwiesch

Professor Terwiesch is the Andrew M. Heller Professor of Opertions, Information, and Decisions at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, a Co-Director of the Mack Institute of Innovation Management, and holds a faculty appointment in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine

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Steven Melnyk

Steven A. Melnyk is Professor of Operations Management at Michigan State University. Dr. Melnyk obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Windsor and his doctorate from the Ivey School of Business, the University of Western Ontario.

October 9th, 2020, McGraw Hill hosted more than 150 faculty nationwide at a Virtual Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Summit focused on teaching and improving student outcomes. In this new age of digital first, there are new challenges and new possibilities in the classroom and beyond. Our esteemed authors and educators presented how to improve the student experience and build a better and more motivated online experience.

Learn more about the event here