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Stephen L. Mangum Named Dean of College of Business Administration

Stephen L. Mangum was named dean of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration effective March 1, 2013. He previously was the senior associate dean at The Ohio State University Max M. Fisher College of Business.

Director’s message

Kate Atchley

Hello from Knoxville! Spring is in the air, and we are eagerly awaiting the return of our 2013 Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership class to campus in May for their second residence period. The 2013 class is a highly engaged group of students who represent 16 different organizations and hail from 10 different states and countries.

Traveling Light: Lean Inventory Translates into Market Agility

Fairchild Semiconductor pioneered the mass production of transistors in 1958, revolutionizing the computing industry. Headquartered in San Jose, California, the company is now a global provider of semiconductor solutions across a broad swath of industries. Fairchild's program manager John Houser used what he learned in the EMBA program to reduce high inventory issues.


EMBA Alumni Global Immersion Trip

UT’s College of Business Administration is proud to announce the inauguration of cutting-edge global immersion trips offered exclusively to University of Tennessee, Knoxville, executive-level MBA alumni and their guests.

Alumni News

Rhonda Barton (EMBA 2008) is director of business development for the Center for Executive Education in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration.

Baron Concors (EMBA 2007) is chief information officer at Yum! Restaurants International.

What is the 2013 Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership class reading?

We've increased the coverage of global business and supply chain content in the Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program, and we thought you would be interested in some of the additional readings now being assigned by the program faculty.

Faculty Notes

Lane Morris was promoted to professor and named the Skinner Professor in Management

Cindy Raines was promoted to senior lecturer.

Global Supply Chain Executive MBA Meets Supply Chain Leaders’ Educational Needs

UT introduced its inaugural Global Supply Chain Executive MBA in January 2013. The 12-month program is designed for global executives and supply chain management leaders working in organizations whose supply chain performance is fundamental to business success.

Alumni Preferred Pricing - Supply Chain Management

Calling all Executive MBA alums! Attend an executive education course in supply chain management and receive preferred pricing for you and your organization. Check out some of the classes UT's Center for Executive Education offers in the supply chain field; most qualify for certification:
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World-Renowned Theory of Constraints Expert to Speak at UT

Rami Goldratt, CEO of Goldratt Consulting and an internationally recognized expert on Theory of Constraints (TOC), is delivering a hands-on interactive seminar, Creating 'The Ever-Flourishing Company' Using the Theory of Constraints (TOC), June 24, on the UT campus.

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