The MS TLI core courses support research and project management in technological contexts. In addition to the degree’s core courses, the AOC requires four courses which are to be selected from the Supply Chain Management Technology Selectives listed below.
MS TLI Core (12 cr):
Tech 64600 Analysis of Research in Industry and Technology
IT 50700 Measurement and Evaluation in Industry and Technology
IT 50800 Quality and Productivity in Industry and Technology
IT 57100 Project Management in Industry and Technology
Supply Chain Management Technology (proposed concentration – 12 cr, choose from following options):
CGT 51400: Product Lifecycle Management
CSR 63100: Consumer Behavior Theories
IT 58100: SAP/ERP Supply Chain Processes
IT 58100: SAP Business Analytics I, II or III
MGMT 56100: Logistics
MGMT 564: Management of Service Operations
MGMT 59000: Operations Management: Strategic Sourcing and Purchasing Management
MGMT 59000Y: E-Commerce & Supply Chain
OLS 58100: Strategic Planning and Marketing in Business and Industry
PSY 58500: Psychological Foundations of Consumer Behavior
TECH 62000: Supply Chain Management
TECH 52200 Sustainability Foundations
TECH 62100: Sustainability Issues and Measurements
TECH 62100: Seminar in Technology: Advanced Topics in Supply Chain Management Technology
TECH 62100: Technological Innovation
TLI 53410: Implementing Advanced topics in Six Sigma
TLI 53500: Global Supply Chain Management
TLI 54500: Biometrics Technology and Applications
TLI 58100: Supply Sustainability and Security
Ph.D. - Purdue University, 1996
Dissertation: Capacity Reservation in a Cyclic Planning Environment
M.B.A. - University of Southern California, 1987
Major: Decision Systems
- B.S. - Arizona State University, 1982
- Schmidt, E., Khiewnavasongsa, S. & Newton, K. (2010). Assessing Distance Readiness in Adult Learners: Comparison of Non-traditional Undergraduates to Part-time Graduate Students, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
- Davis, G.J., Schmidt, E. (2009). Benchmarking third-party logisticsorganizations: Methods of benchmarking when information is not easily available. Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author)
- Davis, G.J., Schmidt, E. (2009). Comparing the total cost of goods from traditional distributors to total costs under vendor management. Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author
- Khiewnavawongsa, S. & Schmidt, )E. (2009). “Assessment of the Mentoring Relationship between the Faculty and Graduate Students at Purdue University.” Proceedings of the 2009 Conference of Industrial Education Collaboration (CIEC), Austin, TX. (Graduate student primary author)
- Yu, C., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2007). RFID Application - What Industrial Distribution Studenst Are Learning About Applying RFID Technology. Review of the ELectronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 6(2), 104-119.
- Khiewnavawongsa, S., Leong, R. & Schmidt, E. (2006, June). Learning a Web-Based Course Through Macromedia Breeze, Proceedings of the ASEE.
- Newton, K. A., Khiewnavawongsa, S., Schmidt, E. K., and Nashine, R. (2006). Measuring customer perceptions: A collaborative project conducted by students for a midwest trucking company. Proceedings of the ASEE.
- Khiewnavawongsa, S., Newton, K. A,. and Schmidt, E. K. (2006). Curriculum development in industrial distribution. Proceedings of the ASEE.
- Rogoski, K., Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Homan, S. (2006) Improving the Product Introduction Processes of Mid-Capital Projects. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 5(1), 65-90.
- Lewis, M., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2005) Distributor Process Improvements: Using 6-Sigma. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 4(1), 77-96.
- Schmidt, E., Robertson, B. & Newton, K. (2004) The Lean Principles Necessary for Competitive Advantage. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 3(1), 72-84.
- Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Robertson, B. (2003) Project Plan for Improving Inventory and Warehouse Management Using Five-S JIT Strategy. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 2(2), 32-46.
- Schmidt, E., Newton, K., & Mancuso, M. (2003). Inventory consolidation: Setting initial stocking levels. Review of the Electronic and Industrial Distribution Industries, 2(1), 28-44.
- Newton, K., and Schmidt, E. (2004). Learning and growing: Integrating technology undergraduates into the development of an industrial case study. Journal of Technology Studies , 30(2), 66-70.
- Schmidt, E., Ward, J., Dada, M., & Adams, D. (2001). Using cyclic planning to manage capacity at ALCOA. Interfaces, 31(3), 16-27.
- Schmidt, E., & Gallegos, A. (May 2001). Distance learning: Issues and concerns of distance learners. Journal of Industrial Technology, 17(2).
- Gallegos, A., Schmidt, E., & Newton, K. (2002, January). Using a graduate student directed project to address changing e-commerce curriculum needs in supply chain management, CD-ROM. Proceedings of the Conference for Industry Education and Collaboration (CIEC) 2002 Conference, Sarasota, FL.
- Schmidt, E. (2000, November). The impact of a simulated factory experience on student learning in an introductory manufacturing management course. Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute Annual National Conference, 250-252.
- Schmidt, E., & Robertson, B. (2003, November). Just in Time Manufacturing: Past & Present. Proceedings of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 151-159.
- Newton, K., and Schmidt, E. (2003, February). A successful partnership between an industrial trade association and education at Purdue University, CD-ROM. Electronic Proceedings of the Conference for Industry Education and Collaboration (CIEC) 2003 Conference, Tucson, AZ.
Chapter in a textbook
- Stephens, M.P. (2004). Productivity and reliability-based maintenance management. ISBN 0-13-096657-6. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.Wrote complete chapter (Facility Maintenance Project Planning and Control), with graphs, charts, tables, and exercises on maintenance project management on the topics of successful project management, project manager roles and responsibilities, maintenance operations analysis, and project management tools and techniques, including PERT/CPM network methods (pp. 225-274).
- Professor, Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation (new name), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 2010 - present
- Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, 2004 - 2010
- Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Aug 1999 - 2004.
- Assistant Professor and Department Head, Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer,Indiana. January 1996 - August 1999.
- Lecturer, Department of Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. January 1997 - August 1999.
- Graduate Instructor, School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. August 1991 - May 1995
- Manufacturing Systems Consultant, Ernst & Young, Irvine, California. January 1988 - August 1990.
- Senior Applications Analyst, Northrop Electronics Division and Lockheed California Company, Hawthorne, California. January 1983 - December 1987.