Background

Steve DeNunzio is currently a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Marketing & Logistics, as well as serving as Director of Ohio State's Master of Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE) degree program.

DeNunzio previously served as Technical Program Manager for lululemon athletica, a Vancouver-based exercise & lifestyle apparel company. lululemon offers a wide range of yoga, running, swim and other clothing and accessories.

Prior to lululemon, Steve served as Senior Project Manager for Bob Evans Foods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. Bob Evans Foods provides a variety of refrigerated and frozen grocery products to retailers in 49 states and Canada, and was purchased by Post Consumer Brands in 2017.

Before joining Bob Evans, DeNunzio worked as Project Manager at DSW Inc., a 496 store specialty footwear retail chain headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to DSW, he also worked for ITPC, a Columbus consulting firm with diverse clients including R.E. Harrington, Uniglobe Travel, and the United States Department of Defense.

DeNunzio has served as Director of Leadership Training for the Project Management Institute Central Ohio Chapter, and is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), and APICS.

He has also served in multiple leadership roles in the Boy Scouts of America, and formerly served as Executive Board Member for the Simon Kenton Council. Steve also serves on the Board of Directors of Lutheran Social Services.

 

Areas of Expertise

Ethics and Leadership

  • Leadership

Information Technology

  • Information Technology

Strategy

  • Organizational Change

Logistics/Supply Chain Management

  • Distribution Systems
  • Lean and Agile Supply Chain Strategies
  • Transportation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vendor Relations
  • Logistics
  • Project Management - Logistics Systems
  • Supply Chain Integration

Education

DeNunzio holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Purdue University, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.

Publications

Logistics Technology & Application (ISBN 978-1-77330-064-1)

Courses

  • BUSML 4380 - Advanced Logistics Management

    Advanced coverage of the concepts and methods used to plan and manage logistics activities in a business environment; in-depth understanding of the components of logistics management and tradeoffs required to manage the integrated flow of goods. Prereq: 3380, and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMGT 2320 (330), 2321 (331); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01).

  • BUSML 4386 - Logistics Technology and Application

    Focus on the operational use of logistics software technologies such as transportation management systems, warehouse management systems, and inventory management systems. Course taught in a lab environment with tools for lectures, exercises and HW. Prereq: 3380, and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMgt 2320 (330), 2321 (331); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusAdm 499.01).

  • BUSML 5389 - Logistics Decision Making

    Analysis of logistics decision making in the context of the business environment; application of the solution methods needed to meet business goals. Capstone designed to expand on previous courses and prepare students to implement logistics concepts. Prereq: 4380. Prereq or concur: 4382 and BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 782.

  • BUSML 7380 - Strategic Logistics Management

    Develop an understanding of key drivers of logistics performance and their inter-relationships with strategy and other functional areas. Focus on developing analytic, problem-solving, and cost trade-off management skills. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA, MBLE, or MAcc.

  • BUSML 7386 - Logistics Technology and Application

    Focus on the operational use and appropriate contextual use of logistics software technologies such as transportation management systems, warehouse management systems, inventory management and network design. Prereq: 7380.

  • BUSML 7387 - Lean Logistics

    Examines using Lean tools and insights to remove bottlenecks and impediments to efficient, effective logistics, resulting in reduced logistics costs and improved service. Prereq: 7380.

  • BUSML 7388 - Field Problems in Logistics

    Advanced graduate studies course where students work in groups as consultants to solve actual business problems for clients. Objectives include developing problem solving skills and gaining practical experience. Prereq: 7380.