Neubiberg, Germany and Limerick, Ireland – March 5th, 2010 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY, The University of Limerick (UL) and IDA Ireland, today announced a joint cooperation initiative to develop university programmes in supply chain management at the University of Limerick in Ireland. The first programme, launched today, is a one year diploma in Supply Chain Management. The collaborative initiative is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Infineon and UL started their cooperation in June 2009 for the development of a suite of programmes in Supply Chain Management. The courses comprise knowledge levels in Supply Chain Management from basic level to degree level on to master level over the course of the programmes. The foundation of these programmes is the SCOR® Model and its application in High Technology Discrete Manufacturing. SCOR® from the Supply Chain Council (www.supply-chain.org) is the globally widely used standard for supply chain management. The Semiconductor Industry in general and Infineon in particular is a typical High Technology Discrete Event Manufacturer. Read more..