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Brian W. Jacobs

Brian W. Jacobs

Associate Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management

Office: N349 Business College Complex

Telephone: 517-884-6370


Brian is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering Systems from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a PhD in Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan. He has over 20 years experience as on Operations Management practitioner, mainly as a manufacturing manager in the primary metals and automotive assembly industries.

Sustainability and Environmental Operations, Operations Strategy, Financial/Market Value of Operations Strategies, Process Improvement Strategies including Lean, SIx Sigma, TQM.

  • SCM 372: Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • PIM 875: Supply Chain Management II
  • SCM 303: Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • SCM 304: Survey of Supply Chain Management

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