MAKE IT YOUR WORLD
Operations Fellows is the premier organization for top MBA students committed to leading in operations management, supply chain, and business strategy. Make it happen together.
The Operations Fellows Experience
Gain invaluable real-world experience and access to industry leaders while increasing the prominence of your study program and building a legacy for the future.
Speakers & Visits
Leaders and experts from different industries share their management experience and thoughts on new trends in Supply Chain and Operations. Fellows have access direct access to these industry leaders in a small group setting. You will also tour company sites to learn more about the real-world business of supply chain and operations management.
Real-world consulting projects provide hands-on experience in operational strategy, process analysis and design, supply-chain management, and total quality management. You will earn course credit through the Operations Practicum.
Recent project sponsors and topics include:
- Vital Farms - Inventory Logistics
- Twin Liquors - Inventory Control
- Dell - Improving Forecast Accuracy
- HID Global - Activity Based Costing
- NXP Semiconductors - Leading Indicator Analysis
- Micron Technology - Yield Planning
- Emerson - Slow-Moving Inventory & Procurement Structure
- Chevron - Terminal Capacity Planning
Operations Fellows are must enroll in the Operations Practicum during the spring semester of their first year. The class requires a signed NDA.
Operations Challenge and Roundtable
The Texas McCombs Operations Challenge offers first-year MBA students a "live" supply chain and operations experience based on a challenging business case involving issues currently faced by the industry. Students present their strategies directly to the case sponsor and a panel of cross-industry judges.
The Roundtable brings together industry, students, and faculty to discuss topics that influence the evolution of modern supply chains.
Training & Team Building
Supply Chain students gain practical skills through hands-on training sessions. Previous topics include Microsoft Power BI and Tableau. You will expand your understanding of Diversity and Inclusion topics in collaboration with other Fellows groups. Topics include Unconscious Bias Training. You will enhance your MBA experience through team-building activities and mentor opportunities.
JOIN THE OPERATIONS FELLOWS
Do you have the drive and ambition to take a leadership role? Our application process will gauge your interest in Operations Fellows, expected contributions, ideas to improve the program, and your intent to make a lasting impact within the program.
Students are selected based on previous professional experience, academic accomplishments, leadership ability, teamwork, communication skills, and desire to represent the Texas McCombs MBA program.