Center Of Excellence – Supply Chain Management Institute
The University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration’s (SBA) programs are supported by internationally recognized centers of excellence in international business, real estate, peace and commerce, accountancy, and supply chain management. These centers help provide advanced education, training, and career opportunities to students, faculty, and the business community.
Founded in 1999, the Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) is committed to helping organizations achieve world-class supply chain performance by focusing on the development of strategies and techniques in integrated supply, operations, logistics, and strategic account management. SCMI provides student internships and industry consulting projects utilizing faculty subject matter experts and both undergraduate and graduate level students as needed. SCMI is supported by an industry Advisory Board of 25 companies that provide guidance and financial support
As a Center of Excellence within the University of San Diego’s nationally ranked School of Business, the Mission of SCMI falls into three areas:
- Collaborative Relationships: Work with industry to provide faculty and students with real-world projects
- World-Class Education: Provide relevant programs for undergraduate, graduate and executive education
- Applied Research: Develop real-world strategies, processes, and systems to improve supply chain performance
Managing Director, Supply Chain Management Institute
Mary Long is Managing Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) in the Business School of University of San Diego. Previously, she was Vice President of Logistics and Network Planning at Domino’s Pizza, LLC. Mary’s leadership responsibilities at Domino’s included International Supply Chain, Engineering, Supply Chain Systems & Sustainability, Logistics, and Global Equipment & Supply. Mary’s career includes 15 different roles, 10 different cities and 8 different states. Prior to joining Domino’s, she worked in supply chain roles for Campbell Soup, General Mills, Pillsbury and Quaker Oaks/Gatorade. Ms. Long has an undergraduate degree in Quantitative Business Analysis from Cleveland State University and an MBA in Operations and Logistics from The Ohio State University. She currently chairs the Council of Supply Chain Management Board of Directors.