Samford’s Brock School of Business hosts procurement seminars for Birmingham-area small business leaders


Birmingham, Ala., -- Samford University’s Brock School of Business partnered with the Birmingham Business Alliance earlier in the summer to offer an all-day seminar on Procurement. The goal of the seminar was to help small businesses navigate the complexities of the procurement /supply chain process.    This seminar was in addition to one held in September 2012.   Both of these seminars were coordinated by the Brock School of Business’ associate dean, Chad Carson,and were created as  an extension of the BBA’s Entrepreneurs Round Table program.

 “The Brock School of Business wants to be the go-to source for Birmingham’s entrepreneurial community,” said Carson. “These seminars are one way that we are strengthening our ties to local entrepreneurs and small business owners.”

The Brock School of Business offers business a variety of networking and events opportunities throughout the year through its Samford Business Network events and other external events.  It also offers a well-rounded Executive Education program for businesses looking to train employees on a number of topics.

About the Brock School of Business: 

Samford University’s Brock School of Business has a long history of achievements in business education. The university has offered degrees in business and commerce since 1922. In 1965, the School of Business was established to offer both bachelors and masters degrees in business. It was formally named the Brock School in 2007 for Birmingham banker and Samford trustee Harry B. Brock Jr.,reflecting his long career in business and his commitment to high quality business and entrepreneurship education. The Brock School of Business holds AACSB Accreditation, the benchmark of quality worldwide and the most widely sought after standard of excellence by U.S. business schools.