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Supply Chain Business Forum and Exhibition set for July 29-30

The World Trade Center in Accra, Ghana, will be the place to be July 29-30 as we launch the inaugural Supply Chain Business Forum and Exhibition. The event will bring together industry experts, business leaders and academic researchers around the theme “Navigating the Future of Supply Chains in Africa.” The goal of the forum is …

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Defending Your Thesis at Viva

A thesis defense is a pivotal moment for doctoral candidates. It carries immense significance and is often associated with anxiety and subpar performance. But doctoral candidates must learn how to navigate this critical stage. A successful thesis defense not only signifies academic achievement but also prepares students for the challenges of academia and beyond. In …

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2024 Supply Chain Research Summit

On June 4-6, 2024, CARISCA will host the fourth annual Supply Chain Research Summit. The 2023 summit in Accra, Ghana, attracted 688 participants from 41 countries and featured more than 90 presenters. In 2024, we are moving the summit across the continent to Kenya, to further CARISCA’s vision of becoming a pan-African hub for supply …

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Writing Business Cases With an African Context

Cases are a great tool to use in class to teach difficult and complex supply chain issues. Supply chain problems are not generally solvable by simply applying an algorithm that provides answers to difficult questions or challenges. Most published business cases have an American or European context and ignore the realities of Ghanaian and African …

CARISCA helps create Ghana’s Health Supply Chain Master Plan

The government of Ghana has a vision to provide universal health coverage for its citizens by the year 2030. That means ensuring all people in Ghana have timely access to high quality health services regardless of their ability to pay. Ghana’s health supply chains are a critical factor in whether the country will be able …