Brent Snider

Brent Snider

Teaching professor

OSCM

Academic Director

Haskayne School of Business, Executive MBA [EMBA]

Haskayne Teaching Fellow

Haskayne School of Business

Media contacts

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Office: +1.403.220.6153
Email: karen.perl.pollard@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

 

Web presence

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-7164

Location

Office: SH124

Background

Educational Background

B.B.A. Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1997

M.B.A. Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, University of Calgary, 2004

Biography

Brent is a Teaching Professor in the operations and supply chain management area. He has been teaching at the Haskayne School of Business since 2003. Brent graduated with distinction from Wilfrid Laurier University's Honours Bachelor of Business Administration program in 1997. He obtained the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation from The Society of Management Accountants of Ontario in 2000. In 2004, Brent completed the MBA thesis program at University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business, majoring in operations management. Prior to joining Haskayne, Brent worked in the automotive industry with Linamar, the injection molding industry with Husky Injection Molding Systems, and the ERP software industry with Navision Software (now Microsoft Dynamics) and as an implementation project manager.

Brent teaches in the areas of operations management, supply chain management, and project management for the undergraduate and Executive MBA program.

Brent's research interests now focus on Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL), specifically innovative pedagogical approaches for management education.  His work has been published in Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (DSJIE), INFORMS Transactions on Education (ITE), and the International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM). 

Brent has won numerous awards for his teaching (nine), research (four), and service (one) to date.  His inquiry learning intermodal supply chain exercise won the Nigel Slack teaching innovation award at the international EurOMA 2017 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland and his paper “ERP implementation at SMEs: analysis of five Canadian cases” won the Outstanding Paper Award from the International Journal of Operations & Production Management (IJOPM) for 2010.

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
OPMA 317 LEC 03 03 Fund Op & Supply Chain Mgmt 2020
OPMA 317 LEC 04 04 Fund Op & Supply Chain Mgmt 2020
OPMA 317 LEC 05 05 Fund Op & Supply Chain Mgmt 2020

Awards

  • Dean's Mixed Team Award 2018 (honourable mention), Haskayne School of Business (Dean Dewald). 2019
  • University of Calgary Teaching Award - Full Time Academic Staff (Senior Instructor), University of Calgary. 2018
  • EurOMA 2017 Best Paper - Teaching, European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). 2017
  • EurOMA 2018 Best Paper - Teaching (Highly Commended), European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). 2018
  • Nominated for Students Union Teaching Excellence Award, University of Calgary Students Union. 2017
  • Nigel Slack Teaching Innovation Award, European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). 2017
  • University of Calgary Students Union Teaching Excellence Award (Honourable Mention), 2015
  • Commerce Undergraduate Society Award Outstanding Teaching & Learning, 2014
  • University of Calgary Students Union Teaching Excellence Award, 2014
  • Deans Award for Outstanding Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 2013
  • Deans Award for Research Contributions by Instructors, 2013
  • 2010 Oustanding Paper Award (International Journal of Operations & Production Management), 2010
  • Haskayne Superior Service Award - Faculty Member (2009-2010), 2010
  • Commerce Undergraduate Society Award - Outstanding Teaching & Learning (2008-2009), 2009
  • MBA Society Award - Oustanding Teaching & Learning (2008-2009), 2009
  • Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, 2007
  • Students' Union Teaching Excellence Award - Honourable Mention, 2007

Publications

  • Student Peer Evaluated Line Balancing Competition. Snider, B., Southin, N., Weaver, S.. INFORMS Transactions on Education, Vol. 17, No. 2. 43-48. (2017)
  • Operations Course Icebreaker: Campus Club Cupcakes Exercise. Snider, B. & Southin, N.. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Vol. 14, No. 3. 262-272. (2016)
  • Beat the Instructor: An Introductory Forecasting Game. Snider, B. & Eliasson, J.. Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, Vol. 11, No. 2. 147-157. (2013)
  • Compensation-based incentives, ERP, and delivery performance in manufacturing: analysis from production and improvement perspectives. da Silveira, G., Snider, B., Balakrishnan, J.. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 33, No. 4. 415-441. (2013)
  • Lessons Learned From Implementing Web-Based Simulations to Teach Operations Management Concepts. Snider, B., Balakrishnan, J.. INFORMS Transactions on Education, Vol. 13, No. 3. 152-161. (2013)
  • ERP implementation at SMEs: analysis of five Canadian cases. Snider, B., da Silveira, G., Balakrishnan, J.. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 29 (1). 4-29. (2009)
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core, Second Canadian Edition. Jacobs, Chase, Balakrishnan, Snider. McGraw-Hill Ryerson. (2013)
  • Queuing at eCycle Services, he Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM. Eliasson, J., & Snider, B.. Financial Times Press,. 111-116. (2013)
  • Beat the dice: sustainability uncertainty and implications on the total cost of ownership. Rosanna Cole; Brent R Snider. Proceedings of 25th International Annual EurOMA Conference. (2018)
  • Sustainability Solutions to Manage Supply Chain Turbulence. Brent R Snider; Rosanna Cole. Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) International Conference. (2017)
  • Management Education Journals or Management Entertainment Journals?. Cameron Neil Welsh; Brent R Snider. RMLE. 29. (2017)