The Fresh Connection – Train the Teacher in Tennessee – February 7th

Friday, February 7th 2020
8:00 AM - 5 PM EST
University of Tennessee Haslam School of Business, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

The Fresh Connection is a supply chain simulation based on the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model. It focuses on the physical movement of goods in a business environment that includes, purchasing, operations, sales, supply chain and finance in the form of an income statement.

This is an invitation to attend a complimentary one-day Train-the-Teacher educator workshop in Knoxville, TN on Friday, February 7th for The Fresh Connection.

The session is being hosted at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

University of Tennessee Haslam School of Business
1000 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 United States

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In this one-day Train the Teacher workshop of The Fresh Connection, Professors and Lecturers who are interested to learn more about, or use business simulation in their courses will learn:

  • How the simulation works
  • How to integrate The Fresh Connection in a course that includes a course syllabus
  • How to enhance the learning effects for the participants
  • How to evaluate the participant’s results and the learning effects
  • How other professors have used the simulation in their classrooms


Participants in teams, will complete three rounds of The Fresh Connection. In between the rounds, the Supply Chain themes, the relevant theoretical frameworks and the learning dynamics will be explained. We will discuss how to integrate the simulation in your program, discuss results and evaluations and how to maximize the learning effects.

Professors who complete the training will be certified to teach the Fresh Connection for two years and are eligible to compete with their teams towards the global student competition.

Register here by February 3rd to ensure we set-up for the number of participants. It is an all-day workshop that includes a light breakfast and lunch. You will leave with a comprehensive evaluation, and be empowered to introduce and facilitate the simulation in your program.


What can I bring into the event?

Bring yourself, your laptop (or similar device) and charger.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

email: Laurie Denham at