Andrea M. Prud’homme is an Associate Professor - Clinical in the Department of Management Sciences and Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Students. She joined Fisher in 2007 after serving as a teaching and research assistant at Michigan State University and an adjunct faculty member at Colorado State University.
Dr. Prud’homme is responsible for teaching the upper division core Manufacturing Planning and Control course, as well as other courses in operations management. She also serves as faculty adviser for the Buckeye Operations Management Society. She has earned the Outstanding Student Organization Award and the Career Services Award from the university and both the Undergraduate Program Services Award and Teaching Award from Fisher.
She has been a member of ASCM (formerly APICS) since 1987 and is Certified in Production and Inventory Management at the Fellow level (F-CPIM), a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD) and Certified in Integrated Resources Management (CIRM). Her service to ASCM includes serving on the CSCP Exam Committee, the CPIM Detailed Scheduling and Planning Exam Committee, and most recently as the chair of the CPIM-Part 2 committee. She also is a member of the ASCM Academic Committee. In addition, she has participated in several student case competitions as a case expert or judge, and as the faculty adviser to student teams.
She brings more than 15 years of corporate experience in worldwide supply chain management for companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Advanced Energy Industries and Valor Electronics. Her responsibilities included managing projects for operations in Europe, Hong Kong, China and Mexico.
Areas of Expertise
- Logistics and operations
- Operations management and quality improvement
- Production and operations management