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John Park

Visiting Assistant Professor

Room: 634
jhpark03@syr.edu

Ph D, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University
MA, Maxwell School, Syracuse University (Economics)
BA, College of Business Administration, Ajou University (Dual degree in e-business and business administration)

Undergraduate, “Introduction to Management Science“(SCM 403), Syracuse University (spring 2014) – this course is about how to identify and implement ideas for better ways of using resources in a wide range of settings Graduate and iMBA/LOGTECH, “Principles of Management Science“(SCM 702), Syracuse University (spring 2014) – this course is about how to identify and implement ideas for better ways of using resources in a wide range of settings Graduate, “Analytical Methods for Supply Chain Management” (7101.1.0), Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (fall 2012, fall 2013) – this is a course jointly taught with other faculty members to acquaint graduate students with basic quantitative analytical methods – taught optimization, linear programming, and modeling with Excel classes – fall 2012: teaching evaluation 4.23 out of 5.0 Graduate, “Advanced Excel Modeling” (7204.1.1), Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (fall 2012, fall 2013) – this course focuses on using mathematical analysis via Excel as a means to better decisions, and more fundamentally, to insight into effective solutions – topics included: analyzing data using pivot tables, what-if analysis, goal seeking, and risk solver, nonlinear optimization, linear programming, network models, Monte Carlo simulation Graduate, “Supply Chain Finance” (7106.1.0), Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (fall 2012) – this course equips supply chain professionals with the basic knowledge and tools of finance to fully understand and effectively communicate how supply chain management practices impacts the firm in financial terms – this is a core course which is compulsory for all graduate students – fall 2012: teaching evaluation 4.0 out of 5.0 Graduate, “Economic Analysis for Business Decisions” (7205.1.0), Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (spring and fall 2013) – this course provides a working knowledge of the analytical tools that bear most directly on the economic decisions firms must regularly make – spring 2013: teaching evaluation 4.0 out of 5.0 Graduate, “Humanitarian Logistics” (7210.1.1), Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (spring 2013) – this course focuses on how to effectively prepare, respond to humanitarian crises, and how to allocate limited resources afterwards – visits WFP/UN Humanitarian Response Depot at Subang, Malaysia Undergraduate, “Introduction to Supply Chain Management“(SCM 265), Syracuse University (spring and fall 2011) – this is a course taught in an integrated style with the introductory finance and marketing courses – used Capsim simulation in order to teach the integrated core – spring 2011: teaching evaluation 3.9 out of 5.0 – fall 2011: teaching evaluation 4.6 out of 5.0 Executive Education, “Basics of Supply Chain Management,” World Food Programme (WFP)/ United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD), Subang, Malaysia – taught WFP staffs from 6 countries the fundamentals of supply chain management Executive Education, “Driving Supply Chain Advantage,” Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation – taught executives from 4 companies the basics of Supply Chain Finance Executive Education, “Supply Chain Operations,” Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation – taught mid-level managers from 5 companies the fundamentals of Inventory Management

Supply Chain Risk Management, Global Supply Chain, Currency Risk, Pricing and Production, Humanitarian Supply Chain

Selected Publications

  • "Risk mitigation of production hedging", Production and Operations Management (with Kazaz, B., Webster, S.)
  • "Technical Note - Pricing Below Cost under Exchange-Rate Risk", Production and Operations Management (with Kazaz, B., Webster, S.)