Areas of Focus
The Georgia Tech professional education certificate program in Health and Humanitarian Supply Chain Management (HHSCM) encompasses a broad range of topics related to preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters; healthcare delivery; improving systems for addressing ongoing challenges,and promoting long-term health and wellbeing. The program is designed for participants from NGOs, private industry, foundations, and/or government entities who seek to positively impact their organization and the constituents they serve. Through interactive learnings, hands-on games and case-studies, and cross-sharing of experiences, the participants will learn the concepts and skills to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations for enhanced short- and long-term outcomes.
In bestowing this award, the Faculty Honors Committee recognized Keskinocak’s leadership of CHHS, as well as her efforts to promote health and humanitarian services through the professional education Certificate Program for Health and Humanitarian Supply Chain Management (HHSCM).
Practitioners from 17 different countries, including the Bolivia, Colombia, Pakistan, the United States and a dozen countries in Africa, gathered at Georgia Tech’s Global Learning Center for a week to participate in the certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management (HHSCM) offered by Georgia Tech's Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS).
The Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute is teaming with Broward College to lead a consortium of 12 Universities and Colleges from across the country in a $25 million dollar grant to develop a set of eight industry recognized supply chain operations and logistics certifications.
With global trade likely to rise more than threefold to $27 trillion by 2030, logistics professionals are in high demand, according to Winning the Talent Race, a report by professional services firm PwC.
“The participants have had very comprehensive and diverse knowledge and experience in their field and hence we could share the best practices.”
“The training provided me with frameworks and tools to aid decision making at a more strategic level. My decision-making is likely to be based on more sound logistics foundations than was the case before the training.”
"The course enlightened me in many aspects of the humanitarian supply chain process. The forecasting and decision-making tools will provide me with a lot of opportunities to optimize both processes and supply chains."
“As Reproductive Health commodities expert who works in most humanitarian crisis countries, I understood more how I need to use mathematical modeling in supply chain analysis and design and address easily right recommendations for easily right recommendations for decision making.”