Learn @ Lunch in Downtown Des Moines





Learn @ Lunch is a new opportunity sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Business to engage with Des Moines professionals.


“You’re out of inventory – how do you avoid it next time?”

Inventory is one of the most important parts of your business. How do you ensure you order enough product for your customers without holding onto a bunch of stock at the end of the week? Join Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Bobby Martens, as he helps us learn best practices in our supply chain. You’ll leave with some great takeaways for inventory management! Light lunch will be provided.


When: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 23

Where: Des Moines – College of Business professional MBA location in Capital Square

Speaker: Bobby Martens, associate professor of supply chain management, Iowa State University


·         Recognize the true cost of your inventory and stock outs

·         Understand role of supply and demand variability

·         Plan safety stock based on service level expectations

Parking: We’ll pay for your parking! Just be sure to park in one of these three garages: Fourth & Grand, 5th & Keo, or 3rd & Court . We’ll provide you with a validation ticket at the event.


Space is limited. Please RSVP to busgrad@iastate.edu by Friday, May 19.

Bring your business cards to be entered into a door prize drawing!

Previous Learn @ Lunch Events


“How Data Impacts Human Resources”

Thursday, February 16, 2017
James Summers, associate professor of management, Iowa State University

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