Instructor Profile

Joseph Sarkis is a Professor of Management within Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Business School. He previously served as a faculty member at Clark University and the University of Texas at Arlington. His teaching and research interests are in the fields of environmental sustainability, operations and supply chain management. He is the author or co-author of over 450 publications. His research is widely cited and earned the designation of highly cited researcher for five years from 2016-2020 from Thomson-Reuters/Clarivate Analytics (Web-of-Science). He has also been noted as the most productive researcher in the field of supply chain management from the years 1995-2015. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE’s Engineering Management Review and Associate Editor of Sustainable Supply Chains for Resources, Conservation and Recycling along with serving on the editorial board of a number of leading scholarly journals in Sustainability, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technology Management. He is also Co-Editor of the Greening of Industry Networks Studies Springer-Nature Book Series. He has served as a visiting scholar in universities throughout the world. He is an international program coordinator for the Greening of Industry Networks; along with being a Co-Chair of the Circular Economy Working Group  of the Future Earth Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production Knowledge Action Network (KAN).



  • 13 on-demand lectures.
  • 02 MCQ tests for assessment (+2 retake).
  • Recommended readings PDF.
  • Lifetime access to course resources and updates.


  • Core concepts in MCDM methods
  • Practical examples of AHP application
  • Guide for advanced applications
  • Directions for research and journal publication using AHP


  • Basic understanding of matrices.
  • Microsoft Excel.