ABOUT US
The Technology and Operations Management and E-Business Department at Cal Poly Pomona operates under the College of Business Administration. We are committed to providing students with the best business education and support student's professional growth. The TOM/EBZ Department newsletter will highlight events, professional development opportunities, and accomplishments.
NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHT
MEET THE FACULTY: DR. ALIREZA YAZDANI

Dr. Alireza Yazdani is a TOM faculty who holds a Ph.D. in Operations and Business Analytics.
WHAT'S IN THIS NEWSLETTER?
Featured Highlights

Faculty Highlights
RESEARCH PUBLICATION
MEET THE FACULTY

Student Highlights
DANIEL EHRLICH
JEAN MINASIAN

Alumni Highlight
ERINN DOCKINS

Industry Highlight
NIAGARA BOTTLING

Graduate Program
MSBA
MSDSCM

Scholarship Opportunities
Operations Management Society Club
HEATHER HOWSKA
J.B. HUNT
E-BOARD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Club
SOFT SKILLS WORKSHOP
MEET THE SPRING 2021 E-BOARD

Job & Internship Postings

Spring 2021 Upcoming Events
KOHL'S GUEST SPEAKER
SPRING SPEED SOURCING

CPP University News

Industry & Alumni Partnerships
GETTING INVOLVED
SPONSOR DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
CONTACT US
FACULTY HIGHLIGHTS
RESEARCH PUBLICATION
Dr. Jeffrey Guyse
Dr. Candice Huynh
"Valuing Sequences of Lives Lost or Saved Over Time: Preference for Uniform Sequences," by Jeffery L. Guyse, L. Robin Keller (UC Irvine), and Candice Huynh received the 2020 Decision Analysis Special Recognition Award. This award is given annually for the paper most worthy of recognition published in the Decision Analysis journal for that year.
MEET THE FACULTY: DR. ALIREZA YAZDANI

My name is Alireza Yazdani. I am an Assistant Professor of Technology & Operations Management at the College of Business Administration, and have been part of the faculty since 2019. I hold a Ph.D. in Operations and Business Analytics from University of Oregon, and have completed both my BS in Industrial Engineering and MBA from Sharif University of Technology in Iran. I have worked for around eight years in auto manufacturing, petroleum, and banking software industries.
STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS

Daniel Ehrlich

Status: Senior 
Major: Technology & Operations Management
Full-time Position: Outside Sales Trainee at Walter's Wholesale Electric Co. in Brea, CA.
Interests: I plan to branch out to either Branch Management or a Sales position. 
Advice: Start networking and learn about potential career opportunities early in school! 
Jean Minasian

Status: Senior 
Major: Technology & Operations Management: Supply Chain Management
Full-time Position: I’ll be joining Lockheed Martin Space as a subcontracts administrator.
Interests: Aerospace: Space-Flight. I want to focus on a position in either supply chain development or strategic purchasing.
Advice: Never stop learning! I recommend joining clubs, participating in research projects, and networking. Doing these things allowed me to open up more paths of opportunities I could take.
ALUMNI HIGHLIGHT
Erinn Dockins

Status: Alumni, Class of 2019

Current Position: I currently work at Northrop Grumman as a Program Cost, Schedule Control Analyst, or Material Cost Analyst for short!

Advice: Sharpen your Excel skills! Don’t be afraid to question questions! It’s amazing what doors open up by asking a simple question!

INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHT
Niagara Bottling

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN NIAGARA BOTTLING?

CPP Alumni who are currently working at Niagara Bottling Co. were asked to give a few words as to why they love working there. View the read more link to see a full scope of their responses and to view current job and internship opportunities!

"The Niagara culture is very hands-on – from the manufacturing plant to our growing supply chain – we are not afraid to jump in the water! For the holidays, we got blankets and a bottle of wine delivered to our doorstep …. Vibe check: PASSED. We have a brand-new HQ building with comfy couches, standing desks and espresso machines!"
– Marlon Gaytan Jr. (Class of 2019) 
GRADUATE PROGRAM
MSBA: Master of Science in Business Analytics
The program cohort two continues accepting applications for fall 2021!
For details, contact the Program Co-Director, Dr. Yuanjie He at he@cpp.edu

MS Digital Supply Chain Management
The program is under final review at the Chancellor's office for approval.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The scholarship application deadline has been extended to March 31, 2021!

Applications are posted on the Bronco Scholarship Portal. For more information and to view the scholarship announcements and requirements, visit the TOM website.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SOCIETY CLUB
Guest Speaker:
Heather Howska

Heather shared her non-traditional journey that led to her passion in supply chain. Heather did inventory counts of liquor from a sheet of paper and then adapted to excel which helped her efficiently handle waves of various product demand problems when working at a casino.
Guest Speaker:
Daniel Scruggs from J.B. Hunt

Daniel Scruggs, Director II of Operations at J.B Hunt Transportation Services Inc, shared his 8-year career journey working at J.B Hunt starting as a Dedicated Manager In Training (DMIT) to his current role.
eBoard Development Program

Interested in being part of OMS eBoard next year? OMS is actively recruiting candidates for the 2021-2022 school year!


Sign up on the CPP OMS website:


Follow us on Instagram!
@cppoms
COUNCIL OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL CLUB
Soft Skills Workshop

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals hosted a Soft-Skills workshop lead by Intellisense Systems Talent Acquisition Specialist and Recruiter Amy Baum Aldrich. Being a recruiter for about 10 years now and having worked in multiple industries with hundreds of interviews under her belt Ms. Aldrich taught students the importance of having soft skills.


Meet the eBoard!

We are excited to welcome the new CSCMP eBoard for the spring 2021 semester!

President
Derrick Khousavath

Vice President
Hiral Ashani

Vice President of Marketing
Leo Ngo

Treasurer
Giovani Chino

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@cscmpcpp
JOB & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Job post links are time-sensitive and will be removed once the position is filled.
Apply ASAP if interested!
JOBS
INTERNSHIPS
SoCalGas
Los Angeles, CA

Red Bull
Santa Monica, CA

SpaceX
Hawthorne, CA

Spigen, Inc.
Irvine, CA

Power Integrations
San Jose, CA
Electronics Arts (EA)
Los Angeles, CA

Target
Rialto, CA

Tesla
Palo Alto, CA

The J.M. Smucker Company Logistics/Supply Chain Intern
Oxnard, CA

Marvell Semiconductor
Santa Clara, CA
SPRING 2021 UPCOMING EVENTS

Guest Speaker: Kohl's

Join OMS on Thursday, March 11th to learn more about the company and the opportunities they have available!

Zoom ID: 676 272 3046
Spring Speed Sourcing

Want to network with industry professionals? Then mark your calendars for March 19th! This is an opportunity to speak 1-on-1 with professionals from different companies.

Register on Handshake!
CPP UNIVERSITY NEWS
Cal Poly Pomona has joined the statewide vaccination effort in partnership with a consortium of statewide health organizations. The vaccine hub is in Parking Lot B and Parking Structure 2 at the intersection of Temple Ave. and South Campus Dr. in Pomona.
INDUSTRY & ALUMNI PARTNERSHIPS
We welcome alumni, industry, and community organizations to partner with our department!

GETTING INVOLVED
  • Attend the next OMS and CSCMP student club meeting
  • Provide internships and/or job opportunities for students
  • Join the TOM/EBZ Department Advisory Board
SPONSOR DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
  • Student projects
  • Supply Chain/Operations competitions
  • Professional development events
  • Guest speaker series
  • Student internships
  • Faculty research
  • Scholarships
  • and more!
Designation: Technology & Operations Management Discretionary
CONTACT US
Dr. Yuanjie He

Department Chair
Gaby Tamayo

Department Coordinator
gabrielat@cpp.edu
Jenny Lam

Student Assistant
jennylam@cpp.edu
FOR ADDITIONAL DEPARTMENT INFORMATION, VISIT OUR WEBSITE
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