LOGTECH Executive

Program for Executives in Logistics & Technology

Transform your organization’s approach to technology and innovation across logistics and the supply chain. In this program designed for senior leaders in defense and business, you will learn new tools and techniques for innovative thinking. Return to your organization ready to implement strategic direction that leverages your people, processes, and technology to deliver effective, efficient logistics and supply chain capabilities.

Collaborate with peers from diverse organizations across the public and private sector to address shared challenges from a big-picture perspective. Led by expert faculty and industry practitioners, you’ll learn strategies for successful implementation and adoption of new technologies at the strategic and operational levels.

Key Topics

  • Trends in defense logistics technology and innovation
  • Complex decision-making, unconscious biases, and divergent thinking
  • Emerging threats and risk management

Benefits:

  • Learn how to embrace and promote innovation to improve logistics and supply chain management strategy
  • Explore new frameworks to examine the most complex logistics and supply chain challenges that impact your organization
  • Engage in strategic thinking with a set of peers from different organizations to gather diverse perspectives
  • Build a network of peers, faculty, and industry experts who can serve as trusted advisors into the future

Curriculum:

LOGTECH Executive is taught workshop-style using a combination of lectures, guest speakers, panels, and in-class exercises.

To ensure our LOGTECH programs continue to address timely, relevant logistics and technology topics, the IDB appoints 28 LOGTECH Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to provide feedback on program curriculum. These SMEs hold top logistics and supply chain positions across private industry, government agencies, all military services, and academia. They meet once per year during a Feedback Forum to share views on the current and future state of logistics, supporting technologies, and key strategic challenges.

Applied Learning

  • Participate in small discussion groups led by prominent senior mentors on current strategic logistics challenges
  • Engage in panel discussions on transformational issues in logistics and contracting with top defense enterprise logistics leaders
  • Examine and discuss relevant logistics case studies to apply key topics to real-world scenarios

Participant Profile:

Ideal candidates include general officers, SES government civilians, and private sector executive leaders.

Faculty:

Steve Walton, PhD

Emory University

Al Segars, PhD

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Jim Brunke, MBA

IDB Senior Faculty

Program Staff:

Jaclyn L. Young

Program Manager

Tiffany Williams

Program Associate

Partnerships:

LOGTECH Executive is administered by IDB in partnership with:

Tuition & Credits:

$9,000 – Includes tuition, materials, meals, and lodging

  • 2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • 28 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) from Defense Acquisition University

Enrollment:

Professionals and organizations interested in this program should contact IDB Senior Account Manager, Bob Worsham at worsham.ctr@idb.org or (302) 547-8850 for enrollment information.

For military and government civilians interested in this program, please reach out to the appropriate point of contact listed below for enrollment information:

 

SERVICES

Army/G4
Mr. Fabian Stokes
Army G-4
Logistics Professional Military Education Officer
Tel: (703)-695-5242
Fabian.v.stokes.ctr@mail.mil

Air Force
(GOMO)
Ms. Carly Hall
Air Force General Officer Management Office
Tel: (703) 693-0324 DSN 227-0324
Carly.b.hall.civ@mail.mil

Navy
Chris O’Connor
Director, Executive & International Education Department,
Navy Supply Corps School (NSCS)
1378 Porter Avenue
Tel: (401) 841-4847
DSN: (312) 841-4847
Fax: (401) 841-4830
Christopher.oconnor@navy.mil

Marine Corps
LtCol John S McCalmont
Logistics Policy and Capabilities Branch (LPC-3)
Tel: (703) 697-5943
John.mccalmont@usmc.mil

Coast Guard
Mr. Richard Kramer
Chief Work Force Management
Engineering Logistics C4IT
Tel: (202) 475-5736
Fax: (202) 475-5952
Richard.c.kramer@uscg.mil

DOD AGENCIES

JCS J-4
LTC Chad E. Vaughn
Directorate for Logistics
Tel: (703) 697-7845 DSN 227
Chad.e.vaughn.mil@mail.mil

DAU-South Region
Hal Ernest
Tel: (256) 922-8759
Hal.ernest@dau.mil

ARNG
Mr. Phillip Brown
Tel: (703) 601-7518
Phillip.marcel.brown@us.army.mil

DLA
Mrs. Patricia Proctor
Defense Logistics Agency
Tel: (703) 767-8108 DSN 427
Patricia.proctor@dla.mil

USTRANSCOM
Mr. Mitchell Johnson
Human Capital Development Analyst
US Transportation Command/TCJ1-C
Tel: (618) 220-6808 DSN 770
Fax: (618) 220-6516
mitchell.l.johnson.civ@mail.mil

Army War College
COL Darrell W. Aubrey, Army
Director, Sustainment Operations
Department of Military Strategy, Planning & Operations
Tel: (717) 245-3419 DSN 242
Darrell.w.aubrey.mil@mail.mil

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to Expect:

Schedule

The LOGTECH Executive program begins Sunday evening with an opening dinner reception and concludes by 1pm Friday afternoon. Classes during the week typically begin at 8:00 am and conclude by 5:00 pm, along with evening events with an open night on Wednesday. For a detailed overview of the week, download this sample schedule.

Facilities

UNC’s Paul J. Rizzo Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill provides an outstanding and comfortable learning environment plus the resources to allow participants to learn, build relationships, and relax in one self-contained residential executive education facility.

All guest rooms offer a desk and lounge chair, high-speed Internet and WiFi access, communication port for laptops, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and cable television. Washer and dryer facilities, dry cleaning valet services, and a full-service business center are also available, along with 24-hour access to fully stocked snack pantries. There is a small gift shop in McLean Hall that offers personal items and UNC paraphernalia.

Recreational facilities include a fitness center with aerobic and weight-training equipment, a sports bar with two professional-size billiard tables and a foosball table, a basketball court, a sand-pit volleyball court, an outdoor heated pool, and jogging trails.

Spouses

To maximize the benefits of the collaborative environment of the program, we strongly discourage participants from bringing spouses or other guests.