Academy Partners Uni of Essex

by | Oct 19, 2017

The Supply Chain Academy has this week confirmed a new partnership arrangement with the University of Essex, which will include the development and delivery of a unique new programme designed for supply chain leaders and their teams.

Working in partnership, the Supply Chain Academy and Essex Business School will jointly offer and deliver high quality business led executive education in the East of England, while developing their ‘Orchestrating Competitive Advantage through your Supply Chain’ programme for 2018.

The Supply Chain Academy (SCA), continues to work towards professionalising the supply chain sector, which is evidenced by their recent leadership in the world’s first Degree Apprenticeship for supply chain management. To continue along their path of achieving this, SCA have built strong partnerships with leading credible educational institutions, professional business lobbying groups and other business partners both in the UK and globally.

Established since 1964, the University of Essex is one of Europe’s leading universities and ranked 22nd in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, A member of an elite group of ‘dual intensive’ UK universities, the University of Essex is gold rated for teaching excellence (TEF 2017) and in the top 20 for research excellence (REF2014).


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Commenting on the new partnership, Professor Rajwani – Head of Executive Education at Essex Business School and faculty member of the SCA – said: “The University of Essex always explores new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries. We are excited to be working in partnership with the Supply Chain Academy.”

Alex Mortimer, Director of the Supply Chain Academy and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Essex added:  ‘Professor Rajwani and his colleagues are very comfortable in  linking  academia to strategic business practice. The University of Essex has the right attitude for partnership and we are excited to be working together.’

The Supply Chain Academy is owned by the Uniserve Group the UK’s Leading Independent Logistics and Global Trade Management Provider and is the only worldwide learning centre that focuses solely on the supply chain.

Offering high level insight and tuition for executives through exceptional facilities, the Supply Chain Academy is proud to be part of this partnership and is looking forward to contributing to helping the sector overcome challenges.

For more information on the partnership, or how the Supply Chain Academy can benefit your business, please contact Alex Mortimer (Director at the SCA) on 01708 259450 or email

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