Andrea M Prud'homme

Associate Professor - Clinical
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Students

Operations and Business Analytics


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

Areas of Expertise

Production/Operations Management
  • Manufacturing Planning
  • Quality Improvement


  • PhD in Business Administration (Logistics and Operations Management), Michigan State University
  • MBA (Operations and Quality), Colorado State University
  • BS (Production and Operations Management), San Diego State University


Published Articles

  • Gray, John V., A. M. Prud’homme, A.C. Barley (2019) “Emerging Technologies in Supply Management”, sponsored research for CAPS Research –ISM Institute,
  • K. K. Boyer, A. M. Prud’homme, and W-M. Chung, "The Last Mile Challenge: Evaluating the Effects of Customer Density and Delivery Window Patterns, "Journal of Business Logistics 30, no. 1.
  • Prud’homme, A. M., K. K. Boyer, and G. T. M. Hult, “An Analysis of Operations-Oriented Drivers of Customer Loyalty for Two Service Channels,” Direct Marketing: An International Journal Vol. 1, no. 2 (2007): 78-101.
  • G. Tomas M. Hult, D. J. Ketchen Jr., A. S. Cui, A. M. Prud’homme, S. H. Seggie, M. A. Stanko, A. S. Xu, and S. T. Cavusgil (2006), “An Assessment of the Use of Structural Equation Modeling in International Business Research,” Research Methodology in Strategy and Management, vol. 3 (2007). David J. Ketchen and Donald D. Bergh, eds., Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier JAI.
  • Prud’homme, A.M. (Contributor), Report of the 2nd Annual Research Frontiers in International Business Conference (2004), edited by S. Deligonul, S.T. Cavusgil and T.Hult, MSU CIBER, East Lansing, MI.
  • Boyer, K.K., J. Olson and A. McGee, “Drivers of Internet Purchasing Success, ”POMS Chronicle 11, no. 1 (2004).


  • Prud’homme, Andrea M.; J. V. Gray, A. C. Barley (2020) “Emerging Technologies in Supply Management”, in Thomas Choi, Julie Juan Li, Dale Rogers, Tobias Schoendherr, and Stephan Wagner (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Supply Chain Management, Oxford University Press
  • Prud’homme, A. M., K. K. Boyer, “A Comparison of In-store vs. Online Grocery Customers,” in Grocery E-commerce: Consumer Behaviour and Business Strategies, ed. Niels Kornum and Mogens Bjerre (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark - Chapter 5).



  • BUSOBA 4232 - Operations Planning and Control

    Review of a Planning and Control System. Theoretical frameworks and utilization of techniques to execute strategic and tactical goals to increase productivity and effectiveness of forecasting, scheduling, and inventory and capacity resources. Prereq: 2320 (330), 2321 (331), 3230 (630), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 732.

  • BUSOBA 4237 - International Operations Management

    Current influences, practices and standards for structural and infrastructural decision making across national boundaries. Explores complexity of managing geographically dispersed operations with relationships between multiple entities. Prereq: 2320 (330), 2321 (331), 3230 (630), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 737.

  • BUSOBA 3230 - Introduction to Operations Management: Improving Competitiveness in Organizations

    Introduction to operations and supply chain management to improve manufacturing and service organizations; analyzing, controlling and improving resources and processes to increase productivity, generate value-added output and meet business goals. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 or 2002.01, and Stat 1430 or equiv.; or Math 1151 or 1154, and enrollment in BSET program. Not open to students with credit for 3130, or to students enrolled in UExp or PreBSBA-PR.