CSCRL Membership

Learn more about our membership options and benefits for the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh by contacting Dr. Zach Zacharia.


Membership Benefits & Support

  • Learn - Join supply chain leaders from industry and academia twice a year at the Spring Symposium and Fall Forum.
  • Network - Tap into a network of industry and academic thought leaders while building relationships with peers.
  • Save - Receive discounts on Lehigh University Executive Education offerings, customized training and other professional education offerings.
  • Recruit - Priority access to top performing students (undergraduate and MBA).
  • Access - Tap into Lehigh faculty & subject matter experts to pursue innovative supply chain ideas.
  • ROI - Participate in various CSCRL events/offerings. Be better prepared to implement ideas and tools to enhance your firm's supply chain performance.

What Do Contributions Support?

  • Helps fund various programs to ensure they are successful.
  • Student tours of SCM operations.
  • Student research project to explore a particular supply chain management issue within their company (Sponsor level).
  • Advice on how to develop curriculum that aligns with industry’s needs (respond to surveys, questionnaires, etc.)
  • Active participation on various committees/work groups.

Membership Options

Advisory Council Charter

  • Industry members (limited to 25)
  • Senior‐level representative assigned
  • Provide linkage between industry/government  and academia
  • Be an advocate of the CSCRL in the global SCM community
  • Resource to alumni, students, prospective students & faculty
  • Understanding of industry trends/needs
  • Support for expanding reach and influence of Lehigh University SCM programs
  • Assist in placing Lehigh University SCM students

Several Council member companies regularly send students through the MBA-SCM program.

Membership Options

Membership Benefits Basic Full


Annual Fees $5,000 $10,000 $20,000

Free seats at Spring Symposium and Fall Forum

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General access to Lehigh University students
Participation on CSCRL Advisory Council (seats) 2 3 3
Discounted rates for Executive Education classes



Discounted rates for additional Spring Symposium registrations 25% 50% 50%
Discounted rates for additional Fall Forum registrations 25% 50% 50%
Voting rights as a CSCRL Advisory Council member

First-look privileges on research

Exclusive web access to white papers, technical reports, newsletters (archived), and other member-only publications

Exclusive meeting with SCM students before Spring and Fall Career Fair

Special Executive Level Meetings (i.e. organized to share best practices; round table discussions; networking; etc.)

Student Research Project (up to 50 hours) - additional hourly rate ($30/hour)  

Faculty Research Project (up to 150 hours) - additional hourly rate ($150/hour)