Global Supply Chain Management News
Fashioning a Supply Chain Career
Wednesday Feb 15 2023
Searching for a career where she could pursue her passions and use her skills, Lexi Shaw turned to the BYU Marriott School of Business and discovered an unlikely candidate: global supply chain management. This program helped Shaw, now a senior, find her niche in the field and lace up her shoes for a fashion internship in New York City.
Priceless Savings and Relationships
Monday Jan 09 2023
Two years ago, Isaac Briganti had no idea what to major in. Now, thanks to the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Briganti has impressive internship experience under his belt and a job waiting for him at global industrial company Grainger.
12 New Professors Join BYU Marriott Faculty
Thursday Dec 22 2022
The BYU Marriott School of Business welcomed 12 new professors this fall.
Tuesday Dec 20 2022
Through an intense, amplified game of capture the flag, the newest global supply chain management (GSCM) students at BYU’s Marriott School of Business accomplished more than just having fun or winning. This activity, plus other games and presentations, constituted a unique strategy to help the 120 incoming GSCM students build strong connections in preparation for the opportunities and challenges of their first year.
GSCM Juniors Offer Polaris a Flurry of Solutions
Monday Dec 05 2022
For nearly a week during the busy Halloween season, 24 teams of global supply chain management juniors from the BYU Marriott School of Business took on a blizzard of additional work by competing in a case competition hosted by snowmobile giant Polaris. In addition to vying for the $4,000 first-place prize, student teams aimed to render impact by finding practical solutions to the company’s real-life problem.
Leading with Kindness
Wednesday Oct 05 2022
Bryn Sieverts was always fascinated with the concept of business. As a young boy growing up in Bountiful, Utah, Sieverts set up a popsicle stand on a street corner in his neighborhood to earn some extra cash. In high school, he participated in DECA competitions, which teach students about business and leadership. Sieverts, now a BYU Marriott School of Business alumnus in global supply chain management (GSCM), continues to use his passion for business and the valuable lessons he’s learned at BYU to help him in his career.
An Unexpected Change
Friday Sep 09 2022
Katie Weddle doesn’t remember much from the accident that almost took her life. Serving as a missionary in Malaysia, Weddle was riding her bike with other sister missionaries when she was hit by a car.
A Giant GSCM Homecoming
Wednesday Aug 10 2022
On August 4, 2022, approximately 60 people from the global supply chain management (GSCM) program at the BYU Marriott School of Business gathered for an annual event designed to bring together alumni and students. During this year’s event, held at Rock Canyon in Provo, barbeque was served and conversations were shared.
A Love for Efficiency, Hard Work, and Relationships
Friday Aug 05 2022
In 2010 sophomore Joe Bodily stood in the middle of a BYU career fair. He was determined to find a career path he could be passionate about. As his eyes scanned the room, he was drawn to a sign taped to a table that read, “Global Supply Chain Management.” He approached the professor standing at the table and began asking questions about the major. As he started to learn more about the field, he began to consider the possibility of pursuing a career in global supply chain management (GSCM).
Discovering New Paths in Supply Chain
Monday May 23 2022
When Raena Hay Yong Lau is not helping her sisters run a food blog for those with dietary restrictions, she is studying global supply chain management (GSCM) at the BYU Marriott School of Business. An international student from Hong Kong, Lau has grown and evolved through many challenges during her time at BYU.
From SIP to Full-Time Job
Saturday May 14 2022
Meeting refugees during his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tokyo solidified Cade Hyde’s desire to have a career in social impact. His ability to pursue his goals increased through opportunities at the Ballard Center for Social Impact at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Photography, Plants, and Human Behavior
Friday May 06 2022
If photography, traveling, reading, finding the best natural light for her plants, and spoiling her puppy were not enough activities to fill her time, Rebekah Brau also has a drive for researching why humans do what they do. Brau, a recent addition to the faculty for the GSCM program at BYU Marriott, thrives off of sharing her many passions with her students.
6,000 Shoes and Many Sacrifices
Tuesday Apr 26 2022
This school year, BYU students from the Global Supply Chain Association (GSCA) and the Black Student Union (BSU) partnered together for the first time and collected shoes to donate to children in Africa. The two student groups exceeded their goals and made their mark on both BYU campus and the global community.
Nine Undergraduates Presented with 2022 Bateman Award
Tuesday Apr 19 2022
Nine students at the BYU Marriott School of Business were recently honored as 2022 Bateman Award recipients for their excellence both inside and outside the classroom. The annual award, named for Merrill J. Bateman, allows each undergraduate program at BYU Marriott to select a 2021–22 academic year senior for recognition.
Small Beginnings and Big Dreams
Monday Jan 31 2022
As a child, Courage Tamakloe faced extraordinary trials as part of his everyday life. Despite these challenges, Tamakloe believes that any situation in his life can be viewed as either a lesson or a blessing, and he chooses to look for the opportunities to grow in any circumstance. As a senior at the BYU Marriott School of Business, Tamakloe now uses his past experiences to stand as an advocate for minorities in the global supply chain program.
Excellence in Leadership, Excellence in Life
Monday Jan 24 2022
During the fall 2021 semester, the global supply chain management program at the BYU Marriott School of Business recognized accounting alum Brian Hancock with the Global Supply Chain Excellence Award. Members of the BYU Marriott Global Supply Chain Advisory Board, students, and Hancock’s family gathered at BYU’s Gordon B. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center to recognize Hancock’s achievements as a successful C-suite executive, leader in supply chain management, and corporate mentor.
The Importance of Inclusion
Monday Sep 27 2021
Bringing people together from all walks of life is important to global supply chain management senior Victoria Lopez. She strives to see the world through different perspectives, and through the BYU Marriott School of Business, she uses the power of relationships to collaborate on business management projects and unify the BYU Marriott community.
BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty
Friday Sep 24 2021
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes nine new professors this fall.
Going Where Life Leads You
Wednesday Jun 23 2021
When global supply chain adjunct professor and Dublin native John Connolly first came to visit Utah as a young adult, he had no idea that he would be teaching classes at BYU Marriott only eight years later. Now, Connolly is thankful for his past education and experiences and feels privileged to be part of the aim to educate and influence students at BYU.
Influences That Last a Lifetime
Thursday Jun 03 2021
Global supply chain management (GSCM) alumna McKenzi Gebhard knows she wouldn’t be where she is now if not for the BYU Marriott School of Business. From influential faculty, valuable peer relationships, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, the “BYU Marriott family” and its values have helped Gebhard become the professional she is today.