GET Cohort 2015

Biography
Gwen is currently employed by TRQSS, Inc. as a Manager of Industrial Engineering and Facilities

Research Interests
Flexibility, Lean Manufacturing, Organizational Leadership and Culture

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Managing Pull Uncertainty in a Lean Internal Supply Chain: Heijunka Kaizen to the Rescue!
  • Picking up the Organizational Pieces after a Global Breakup

Dissertation Topic
Still under development

Quote
"This program enhances industry-practice through rigorous academic research."


Biography
Ifeoma is currently employed by Focus: HOPE's Center for Advanced Technologies as the Engineering Education Manager

Research Interests
Design, Development, and Operations of Service Systems

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Designing a Sustainable Nonprofit Funding Model - The Case of Focus: HOPE

Dissertation Topic
Still under development

Quote
"The GET program has been a life-transforming training experience with immediate applicability to career and life. It instantly increases one's net value with every class, and I would recommend the program to any one, any day."


Biography
Suraj is currently employed by General Motor Corporation in Global Business Processes

Research Interests
Lean & Flexible Manufacturing, and Sustainable Operations

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Still under development

Dissertation Topic
Still under development

Quote
"Through the GET program, I have seen a tremendous improvement in enhancing my knowledge, leadership, and strategic thinking skills. Additionally, I have been able to learn new ways to acquire best practices, tools, and methodologies to drive efficiences in the total value chain that will impact the organization and its supply base."


Biography
Bernard is currently employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a Human Resources Specialist.

Research Interests
Data Analytics and Human Resource Management

Teaching Case Study Topics

  • Still under development

Dissertation Topic
Still under development