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 ISCOM/473

GLOBAL SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT

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ISCOM 473 Week 1 Article Analysis
 

The purpose of Week 1 is to become familiar with the world of procurement and review some of the professional organizations that have articles about procurement subjects.

Choose an article from a professional supply chain organization that focuses on Sourcing and Procurement.

Write a 525- to 700-word summary of the article to include how this article relates to your current organization sourcing and procurement practices and what your organization can do differently based on the article.

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 2 Insourcing and Outsourcing Practices
 

Your team has been chosen as consultants.

Use the organization identified in Week 1 to review the current insourcing and outsourcing practices of the product offering. Include the following in your analysis:

 

 

 

The product offering and how it is used
 

 

The countries operated in and the pros and cons of servicing them
 

 

Evaluation of the current suppliers being used
 

 

Review of any problems with current suppliers
 

 

Recommendations for change and improvement in the current process
 

 

Create a PowerPoint® presentation of 8 to 10 slides with speaker notes that explains your findings to senior management.

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 2 Review Sourcing Steps
 

Choose your current organization or one with which you are familiar.

Write in your own words a 700-word paper that assesses the steps of the sourcing process as it relates to your current organization or one you are familiar with.

 

 

 

Discuss and provide an example of how each step is performed.
 

 

Review how your organization processes can be improved from these steps.
 

 

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 3 Negotiations Strategies Paper
 

Identify a negotiation scenario from a professional organization or credible supply chain website.

Prepare a 700-word paper in which you analyze the negotiation scenario. Address the following in your paper:

 

 

 

Analyze the elements of negotiation(s).
 

 

Select three negotiation strategies and describe each of them.
 

 

Provide scenarios where each negotiation strategy would be either appropriate, or inappropriate, for a negotiator to use to secure a successful outcome.
 

 

Determine pricing strategy and estimate costs.
 

 

Describe the elements that must be considered when conducting a price and cost analysis, and identify how these analyses impact the negotiation strategies.
 

 

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 3 Negotiating Across Culture Paper
 

Select two countries to research where your organization performs business manufacturing of your product.

Research your selected countries and document each country’s cultural and ethnic composition as well as the populations’ ethnic makeup, include percentages (for example: Malaysia Ethnic groups: Malaysian 50.2%, Chinese 24.5%, Indigenous 11.0%, Indian 7.2%, Non-Malaysian citizens 5.9 %, Others 1.2%).

Examine the cultural and ethnic differences of your two selected countries. Determine the appropriate negotiation tactic that would be most effective in reaching your objective. How would you conduct the negotiation in order to be successful?

Prepare a 1,050-word paper in which you consider how you would prepare for negotiations based on the scenario. Identify negotiation tactics that would be effective in reaching your objective. Identify negotiation tactics that would be ineffective when dealing with the selected country, and explain why those tactics would be ineffective. Discuss how you would negotiate price for each country.

 

 

 

For further assistance, refer to: http://www.geert-hofstede.com/hofstede_dimensions.php.
 

 

You can also refer to page 312-316 and 408-415 of your text to review negotiation techniques and strategies
 

 

Create a PowerPoint® presentation of 5 to 7 slides with speaker’s notes that explains how to negotiate across cultures based on the scenario.

Format your paper and presentation according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 4 Supplier Evaluation Case Review
 

The entire team will read the Delphi Corporation Case study in Chapter 13 of Purchasing and Supply Management, pages 387-391.

Discuss this case with your team and submit a 1,050-word paper that includes:

 

 

 

Summary of the case
 

 

From the company you chose in Week 1, how can some of the strategies Delphi has taken relate?
 

 

Provide examples of how your organization is similar to Delphi in their approach and how they are different.
 

 

Could your organization adopt some of the strategic initiatives Delphi has adopted with your suppliers?
 

 

How would your organization plan for implementation of these initiatives?
 

 

What benefits do these initiatives have for your organization?
 

 

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 4 Supplier Evaluation and Contract Review
 

Read the case study of Rocky Plain Brewing Ltd and Gilpin Printing in Chapter 15 ofPurchasing and Supply Management, pages 473-475.

Answer the following questions in your discussion in 700 words:

 

 

 

Explain what the Rocky Plains could have done to improve the supplier relationship with Gilpin.
 

 

Explain the type of metrics that could have been used to measure success with Gilpin.
 

 

Explain the factors that were used by Mike to make his decision to switch suppliers.
 

 

Explain what Mike’s plan should be to resolve the issue of payment with Gilpin Printing.
 

 

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 5 eCommerce Process
 

From the organization chosen in Week 1, review Ch. 4 from the text.

Review the ERP and Procurement tools currently used to manage suppliers.

Design/create a process map that shows the Information Systems and Supply Management Process.

Include how information is managed and the various departments the information is sent to.

Create a PowerPoint® presentation of 10 slides with speaker’s notes that discusses this process

Format your presentation according to APA standards.

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ISCOM 473 Week 5 Future Trends in Purchasing Paper
 

Based on current events and trends in the sourcing and procurement environment, hypothesize the future of purchasing in the global economy. Address the following in a 1,050-word paper:

 

 

 

Benefits and risks of e-business
 

 

Future opportunities and trends in purchasing
 

 

Future challenges in purchasing
 

 

Current systems/ERP tools and risks associated
 

 

Format your paper according to APA standards.

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