MIT-SCALE brings students, researchers, and companies together to solve supply chain problems

Supply Chain Education and Research on a Global Scale

The MIT Global SCALE Network is an international alliance of leading research and education centers dedicated to supply chain and logistics excellence through innovation.
SCALE Supply Chain Research Expo


The Global SCALE Network allows faculty, researchers, students, and partner companies from our six Centers of Excellence enters to pool their expertise and collaborate on research projects that will create supply chain and logistics innovations with global, real-world applications, and help companies worldwide to compete in an increasingly complex business environment. 

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With six learning hubs on four continents teaching a common MIT SCALE supply chain management master's curriculum, our global network unites bold thinkers from industry and academia to pool their knowledge and learn from one another. Immersed in this rich environment, our students graduate as thought leaders ready to engage in an international, highly competitive marketplace.

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Our international alliance of centers is uniquely positioned to deliver the knowledge companies need to transform their supply chains from business function to competitive advantage. Organizations that partner with us gain access to unrivaled expertise, world-leading research, and a singular forum for knowledge exchange, while our centers and students benefit from rich industry engagement.

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Applications for Admission Are Open!

Apply for Class of 2022 Residential or Blended master's programs, or the GLOG graduate certificate program!

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LCL Conversation Series - A Legal Framework for Transparency & Sustainability in Supply Chains




In this webinar we will discuss the growing imperative to address human rights and environmental abuses in the supply chain, current and emerging regulation in this space, and engage with how some businesses are already proactively addressing these issues. Alexis Bateman, Director, MIT Sustainable Supply Chains; Basak Baglayan, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Luxembourg; and speakers from ArcelorMittal and the United Nations Global Compact. Read more and register on LCL's site...


2021 MIT SCALE Research Expo


The MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network Research Expo provides a unique opportunity to preview ~100 supply chain research projects conducted by MIT SCALE graduate students in partnership with project-sponsor companies and MIT SCALE researchers. The Expo offers a glimpse of what the students' research will reveal in May-June when final projects are presented. This event has three components, all online January 19-22, 2021. See full details and register on the MIT CTL web site.


November, the Month of Discounts and Promotions: the Logistical Challenge of Compulsive Buying


The Zaragoza Logistics Center will present a free webinar with experts from Amazon, DHL and IKEA on the topic “November, the Month of Discounts and Promotions: the Logistical Challenge of Compulsive Buying." Note, start and end times are CET (Zaragoza time) and the webinar will be conducted in Spanish. Learn more and register



MIT SCMb Blended Master's Info and Admissions Webinar

Online (Boston time)

Get insights into the SCM Blended program option for MITx MicroMaster's in SCM Credential holders, and learn how to prepare a strong application for the Supply Chain Management master's program. Learn more and register.


Admissions Webinar: Zaragoza ZLOG | ZLOGb | GSCM Programs


Online (Zaragoza time)


ZLC will present a Virtual Info Session on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5pm (CEST) on the 10-month ZLOG master's in Supply Chain Management, the ZLOGb Blended master's option, and the GSCM (Global Supply Chain Management) master's program offered in partnership with MISI (Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation) and the global SCALE Network. Learn more and register on ZLC's web site.

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MIT SCALE Network COVID-19 Information

As response to COVID-19 pandemic situation continues to evolve globally, our MIT SCALE Centers are prioritizing the health and safety of the students, researchers, and others in our communities.