2015 Team Project Boeing (CAS)

The Challenge:
Boeing Commerical Aviation Service (CAS) - The GoldCare program supports post production maintenance, repair, and overhaul of rotable parts, spare parts and engineering. The goal of the project is to evaluate the GoldCare supply chain architecture and develop actionable recommendations to improve the process in order to scale and grow the repair and overhaul business profitably.
Student Team:
Allison Holmgren – Master of Business Administration
Caroline Johnston – Master of Business Administration
Project Sponsors:
Jody Franich - Director, Supplier Management, Commercial Aviation Services (CAS)
Jessica Kolta – Director Fleet Services, Flight Services & Digital Aviation, Supplier Management, CAS
Kris White –Supplier Management, CAS
Faculty Advisors:
Prakash Sathe - College of Engineering
Eric Svaan - Ross School of Business

About Tauber Team Projects:

The 2015 Tauber Team Projects resulted in $500 million in savings according to sponsoring company calculations, an average of $14.3 million per project over 3 years.

Each 2 to 3 person Tauber Team consists of graduate Engineering, MBA, and/or MSCM students. Along with receiving high-level corporate support from the sponsoring company, each team is advised by a College of Engineering and a Ross School of Business faculty member and overseen by a Tauber Institute Co-Director. The projects begin on-site in May and continue for 14 weeks.  Students present the results of their projects and compete for over $40,000 in scholarships at the U-M Tauber Institute's annual Spotlight! event, held each September in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Spotlight! provides outstanding opportunities for students and corporate partners to establish relationships while exploring innovations in operations and manufacturing.
Access Spotlight! 2015 Guidebook for project details.
2015 Boeing CAS Team, U-M Tauber Institute for Global Operations
2015 Tauber Team Boeing CAS
2015 Tauber Team Boeing CAS
2015 Tauber Team Boeing CAS