Master of Business Operational Excellence

Preview Day - Wednesday, April 24, 2024


The best way to learn more about our Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) program, is to see a class in action!

Join us Wednesday, April 24, for our session on how lean principles can be applied to improve supply chain and performance with Professor Jurriaan de Jong, and have lunch with our current students. 

  • 10:15 a.m.: Check in and meet MBOE staff
  • 10:30 a.m. - Noon: Sit in on class session
  • Noon - 1 p.m.: Buffet lunch with current MBOE students

How Lean Principles can be Applied to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Join us as Professor Jurriaan de Jong leads the current class through a discussion on how lean principles can be applied to improve supply chain performance. 

Dr. Jurriaan de Jong is a clinical assistant professor in the Operations and Business Analytics department at Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business and serves as the academic director of the Master of Business Operational Excellence (MBOE) program. Dr. De Jong earned a PhD in Operations Management from Ohio State and an MS and BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

Dr. De Jong’s research interests focus on buyer-supplier relationships, in the healthcare supply chain and other environments. His articles have appeared in the Production & Operations Management, Healthcare Management Science, Journal of Management & Governance, and Computers & Industrial Engineering, among others.

Dr. De Jong has extensive work experience, in a variety of managerial, consulting and industrial engineering roles, at Starbucks Coffee, and Abercrombie & Fitch, among others. His research and education have included engagements with the Wexner Medical Center, Tata Management Training Center (India), Textron, New Era Cap, Kaleida Health, Buffalo General Medical Center, Catholic Health, and Harmac Medical products.

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