Supply Chain


About the Event

The emerging online business model of e-commerce has accelerated in growth since the pandemic of 2020 and beyond.
In today’s business environment, this channel is paramount to the success of many businesses that offer products and services to their consumers. E-commerce continues to grow yearly in percentage of revenue and market share for organizations. Research shows that globally it will reach over 7 Trillion dollars in sales in the next 5 years! With that growth and demand, the need for more educated business students and professionals in the workplace on this subject matter is paramount!

About the Author

Nathan Stemple

Nathan Stemple

A native of East Berne, New York, Nathan has had a dual career in business operations as well as military service. Nathan is the author of Stukent’s new courseware, "Advanced Supply Chain: Strategic Concepts and Case Studies."

In business operations, Nathan is a seasoned consultant and entrepreneur. He began his career with McKinsey and Company consulting Fortune 200 companies, government organizations, and defense contractors specializing in operational efficiencies and portfolio strategies. Nathan left McKinsey to cofound Aulera, Inc., a venture-backed B2B SaaS firm that was acquired in 2022. With this successful exit, Nathan joined Blue Institute Labs, PBC as Director of the BLUE Excellerator to design a sustainable operating model and to facilitate the training and graduation of the second cohort of climate tech startups through the accelerator program. Nathan is now a senior consultant for Hidden River Group, where he advises government departments on how to create innovation ecosystems. Nathan also consults startups and small-to-medium businesses in scaling growth, designing their supply chains, and developing their distribution strategies.

In the military, Nathan has served 20 years in the U.S. Navy split between active duty and the reserves. He has served aboard nuclear-powered fast attack submarines and has operated in the Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans. He has also completed a security stabilization mission to Somalia. He has conducted multinational operations and exercises with Canada, Norway, France, Great Britain, the Republic of Korea, Uganda, the United Nations, the European Union, Somalia, Non-Governmental Organizations, and all branches of the U.S. military. He has taught as an instructor in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Training Program and as a NROTC Instructor at MIT teaching Naval Weapon Systems and Naval Engineering. Nathan is currently the commanding officer of the Submarine Force Reserve Component EXPEDITIONARY MAINTENANCE UNIT out of Groton, CT.

Nathan has a master's of engineering in supply chain management and logistics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a master's of engineering management from Old Dominion University, a bachelor's of electrical engineering from Auburn University, and a bachelor's in human resource management from The New School University. He is happily married and a proud father to a 2-year-old son!
While teaching is Julie’s second career, she is undeniably passionate about supporting the development of the next generation of business leaders and creating opportunities for student growth. Before joining MRU, Julie spent over 15 years in marketing and communications leadership roles with numerous well-known organizations, including United Way, TD Bank, TransAlta, Molson Coors, and the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Her love of writing started at an early age when she would help pen her family Christmas letters and has grown into a lifelong passion for creating engaging content. Throughout her career, Julie has written for CEOs, heads of state, and other officials, and she still lends a hand on those annual holiday letters.

Julie holds her bachelor’s in public relations from Mount Saint Vincent University and her MBA from Royal Roads University. She lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where she enjoys contributing to her community by volunteering, spending time in the Rockies, and rescuing senior dogs.

Advanced Supply Chain Courseware

Empowering Students In Supply Chain Management

This event will focus on giving your students the tools to become experts in supply chain management. Dive into these turnkey resources that will transform your classroom into a hands-on learning experience. Request access this brand new courseware and see for yourself how your students will be career ready when they leave your classroom.

For this courseware, Stempel created a new framework that outlines how companies can develop strategic supply chains, including steps for understanding the industry, creating competitive advantages, and designing the supply chain. You’ll get a full suite of educational resources to help you teach an effective course with ease, including case studies, detailed lesson plans, auto-graded quizzes, engaging assignments, and more.