Philip Coles, MBA, M.S., Professor of Practice in Management, Lehigh University. In addition to his formal education, Professor Coles studied lean and continuous improvement at The Kaizen Institute, the Manufacturer’s Resource Center, and the Toyota Supplier Support Center. He has over 30 years of industry experience, including as Vice President of Strategic Management, Project Manager, and Kaizen Facilitator in charge of the continuous improvement program at a multi-million dollar produce company. In this role, he visited world-class manufacturing companies such as Dell and Toyota to learn about their supply chains.
Mid-level managers and functional experts with at least 3 to 5 years of professional experience interested in obtaining new knowledge and skills for success in Supply Chain Management and Operations-based positions.