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Webinar: 'How to manage a supply chain in today's turbulent times' by Frank Wiengarten

Webinar | English

June 02 OF 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

ESADE Alumni invites you to take part in ''How to manage a supply chain in today's turbulent times'', a webinar by Frank Wiengarten, associate professor in ESADE's Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences.

Companies are setting up complex construction and distribution networks throughout the world by taking advantage of country-specific economics of scale. They outsource different steps in the production process to increase their efficiency and effectiveness. This webinar is about the potential downsides of setting up a disperse, global network and how to manage it in today’s turbulent times.

Remember, you can:

- Access the webinar wherever you are from a mobile device* or computer providing you have a loudspeaker and an internet connection.
- Interact with the speaker by asking questions via a real-time chat during the presentation of the session.

*If you use a mobile device, you must download the app to access the webinar platform. 

A few days before the workshop we will email you a personal and non-transferable access URL to enable to you follow the workshop live and take part in it. Webinar times are GMT+01:00, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid and Paris. Find out what time the workshop will take place in your time zone by clicking on the link in this email.




Frank Wiengarten, PhD
Associate professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at ESADE,
URL associate professor,
academic director, MSc Global Strategic Management

Frank Wiengarten is an associate professor in the department of operations, innovation and data science at ESADE. Prior to working for ESADE he was a lecturer at University College Dublin in Ireland and Singapore. He received his PhD in cooperation with Volkswagen AG on subject related to buyer-supplier relationships.

He has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, BMW, Knorr Bremsen, the Boston Consulting Group, Schenker BTL, Lufthansa Technik, Benteler AG and ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

His research focuses on upstream supply chains where a buying company interfaces many suppliers organized in various forms of networks. The topics he has addressed in his studies are supply networks as a complex adaptive system, quality management in supply chains, outsourcing, and social and environmental sustainability issues. 

His articles have been published in the Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, and Supply Chain Management. He has co-authored two trade books on EB in the supply chain.



Only for ESADE Alumni members.

Limited numbers

We hope to see you there!

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