Distinguished Lecture Series

The Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in Supply Chain – Africa hosts Distinguished Lecture Series and invites scholars and supply chain practitioners to deliver in-depth presentations to faculty and students of KNUST and other stakeholders. The series aims at providing attendees with the opportunity to learn about best practices, new techniques and ideas, and exemplary research activities and case studies.

Next Lecture: MEI LI

MEI LI || University of Oklahoma

Dare to Cheat? The Liabilities of Newness and Foreignness in Containing Sustainability Fraud in China

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Speaker: Stephan Wagner ||Startups in the Supply Chain Ecosystem—Practice and Research

Lecture Highlights

Thursday, February 09, 2023

Speaker: Frank Ojadi || Seaports and African Trade: the role of ports in Africa’s Economic Growth

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Speaker: Denis M. Wolowiecki || Executive Managing Director of CAPS Research

Lecture Highlights: Thinking Beyond Procurement

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Speaker: Kevin Dooley|| Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University

Friday, September 2, 2022

Speaker: John Karani || Chairman, Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

Title: The Journey Toward Supply Chain Management Professionalism: Lessons From the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Speaker: Veronica Villena|| Associate Professor, W.P Carey School of Business – Arizona State University.

Title: Do Sustainability and Resilience Go Hand in Hand? The Case of Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Speaker: Dr Samuel Fosso Wamba | Toulouse Business School, France

Title: Exploring AI capabilities in operations management: going from a bibliometic analysis to empirical studies

Friday, February 25, 2022

Speaker: Tobias Schoenherr, PhD | Michigan State University, Broad College of Business

Title: Best Practices for Publishing: Lessons Learned and the International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM) Perspective

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Mark Pagell, PhD, Chair in Global Leadership| Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Management, University College Dublin | Co-Editor-in-Chief The Journal of Supply Chain Management 

Title: Contemporary Research on Sustainable Supply Chain Management and What Leading Journals like JSCM Look for in a Submission

Friday, October 1, 2021

Francis K. Ando-Baidoo, PhD | Associate Professor of Information Systems, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Title: How to Turn Your Thesis or Dissertation into a Peer-Reviewed Publication

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Mr Emmanuel Amoah-Adjei | Former Head of Supplies Division, Anglogold Ashanti, Obuasi

Title: Supply Chain Management Strategies – Ways to reduce cost in an organization




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