Supply Challenge

Supply Chain Challenge 2015

ISM-NE and Nebraska Organ Recovery Association

are collaborating to provide the 2015 supply chain challenge

in a university undergraduate competition!

 

  • What is the Challenge?

      • Develop a project plan for implementation of a Centralize Call Center for Nebraska Organ Recovery Inc.http://www.nedonation.org/

  • When is it due?

    • Project Reports due to John Stallbaum’s email– Noon December 1, 2015;

    • University Presentations TBD by each University to select one team for    State Competition;

    • State Competition Friday, Dec. 11th from1-4 p.m. at Creighton University’s        College of Business, located in the Harper Building Room 3047 at 602 N. 20th St. Omaha, Nebraska

  • What are the requirements?

    • Team membership

      • Undergraduate full time or part time students.

      • Minimum membership: 2 students; maximum membership: 4 students.

      • You can select your own team, team leader, work hours, duties, peer review.

      • Members must follow the Institute for Supply Management’s ethical and professional codes of conduct at all times. (Found at www.instituteforsupplymanagement.org)

    • Performance/Results

      • Each University should submit their top team’s Project Proposals by Dec. 10, 2015 to John Stallbaum at johns@nedonation.org (No other correspondence should occur). Each of the Universities will choose only one team for State.

      • Final Reports should be of high quality & include sections on project description, data collection, data analysis, & suggestions that directly address the sections outlined in the proposal.

      • Status reports containing project’s progress should be emailed to your school’s coordinating professor on a regular basis for feedback and direction.

      • Presentation at local and potentially state competition – judges will select the winning team & present the cash awards.

      • Judging criteria will include: effective analysis of challenge, application of concepts, creative & feasible solutions, & degree to which proposal questions are addressed.

    • What’s in it for the student?

      • Team cash award of $1000 for the selected project plan at the State Level.

      • All participants receive a certificate from ISM.

      • Finalists from each university present to the NOR board – this is an honor!

      • Winning team’s pictures and results to be featured on the ISM website!

      • Opportunity to work on some real world issues.

      • Develop consulting skills that can add to your resume.

      • Network with & win the respect of industry executives.

      • Hone those team work and leadership skills in a real-world setting.

    • How to compete?

    • Contact Marty Sehn by email indicating your intent to compete and you will be sent the competition materials, business case, data, deliverables and DVD.

    • CONTACT:           martysehn@creighton.edu

    • The materials have already been sent to each of the university’s for consideration and input during development.