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ISCOM 361 Entire Course FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   ISCOM 361 Week 1
Individual Assignment Policies and Procedures
Summary ISCOM 361 Week 1 DQ 1
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ISCOM 361 Week 1 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   How would you describe
capital goods? Some organizations do not include
the purchasing department in acquiring capital
goods. Is this effective? Why or why not?
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ISCOM 361 Week 1 DQ 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What is the difference
between a policy and a procedure? Why is it
important for an organization to have a set of
policies and procedures? Should management
regularly review these policies and procedures?
Why or why not?
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ISCOM 361 Week 1 DQ 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   How has technology
changed supply management in the last 20 years?
Have changes been positive? What are potential
disadvantages of not keeping up-to-date with
technology?
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ISCOM 361 Week 1 Purchasing Strategies FOR MORE
CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com   Resources
Internet, University Library, Textbook Write a
700- to 1050-word paper that defines the
similarities and differences of the purchasing
strategy you will use at each stage of the
Product Life Cycle of your companys specific
product.
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ISCOM 361 Week 2 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What negotiation model
does your organization use with suppliers? Is it
participative, antagonistic or something else?
Provide your reasoning. Does the organization
benefit from this model? How could it be improved?
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ISCOM 361 Week 2 DQ 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   Explain the role
third-party logistics providers play in your
organization. Based on Exhibit 17.8 on p. 643 of
Purchasing Supply Chain Management, is it
always advantageous to use a third-party
logistics provider? Why or why not? How does
using such a provider create a competitive
advantage for an
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ISCOM 361 Week 2 DQ 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   How do technology
practices, such as Internet buying, affect
negotiation?
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ISCOM 361 Week 2 Internal and External Supply
Chain Integration Presentation FOR MORE CLASSES
VISIT www.iscom361master.com   Resources
Internet, University Library, Textbook Select one
company or industry used in the Week 1 Individual
Assignment. As a team, identify challenges and
benefits to supply chain internal and external
integration within the company or industry given
the impact of purchasing decisions at each stage
of the product life cycle.
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ISCOM 361 Week 2 Video Analysis FOR MORE
CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com   Resources
Internet, University Library Watch the
Cooperate With Suppliers From The Start
video. Write a 700-word summary that critiques
the video based on your experiences. Identify
those areas that you agree and disagree with the
speaker. Cite specific examples to support your
thoughts. Format the paper according to APA
standards.
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ISCOM 361 Week 3 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What is a supplier
evaluation? Why is it important? When might an
organization conduct a supplier evaluation?
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ISCOM 361 Week 3 DQ 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What is global
sourcing? Is it the most cost-effective option
for organizations? Why or why not? What are some
factors to consider?
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ISCOM 361 Week 3 DQ 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What must retailers
consider when determining their product mix? Why
is having a proper product mix important?
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ISCOM 361 Week 3 Effective Supplier Evaluations
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com  
Resources Internet, University Library,
Textbook Your Supply Chain Manager has assigned
you the responsibility of developing a new
Supplier Evaluation process for your company.
Your company has experienced an unfavorable trend
in low productivity as a result of component
availability, re-working of product, and
increased inventory levels of nonconforming
material. Your company cannot seem to
effectively measure supplier performance because
it doesnt know which metrics to implement that
will drive the right changes.
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ISCOM 361 Week 3 E-Procurement Business Case
Development FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   Resources Internet,
University Library, Textbook Your team has been
chosen to develop a business case for
implementing an E-Procurement system for your
commodity products. Identify a company that you
are familiar with and provide one example of a
commodity product they use. Write a 700- to
1050-word paper in which the team will
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ISCOM 361 Week 4 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   The parties to a
sourcing negotiation can discuss many issues
besides price. Select five non-price issues over
which a buyer and seller can reach agreement, and
explain why each issue might be important to the
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ISCOM 361 Week 4 DQ 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   What is the
relationship among contract law, the UCC, and
commercial law? Why is it important for
purchasing managers to understand legal issues?
Isnt that what lawyers are for?
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ISCOM 361 Week 4 DQ 3 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   Discuss the concept of
ethics. Why is the purchasing profession
particularly sensitive to this topic? What are
the different risks associated with unethical
behavior?
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ISCOM 361 Week 4 Media Library Negotiating
Strategies and Tactics FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   Resources Internet,
University Library, Textbook Watch the Media
Library Negotiating Strategies and Tactics
video. Write a 700-word summary of the video.
Include your thoughts about the validity of the
strategies and tactics mentioned, and why or why
not you would follow the recommendations. Include
application examples in your summary.
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ISCOM 361 Week 4 Negotiation Plan Development
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com  
Resources Internet, University Library,
Textbook, Excel Using the purchase material or
component from your Week 1 writing assignment 1.
Create a negotiation checklist in Excel
format that you would use during the Growth phase
of the Product Life Cycle. It will need to
address the who, what, how, when, and where
elements of supplier negotiation in no more than
ten line items.
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ISCOM 361 Week 5 DQ 1 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   How has measuring and
evaluating purchasing performance been limited in
the past? How has this changed? Do you agree an
organization must increase its efforts to measure
performance? Why or why not?
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ISCOM 361 Week 5 DQ 2 FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT
www.iscom361master.com   How do you see
technology changing purchasing strategies in the
future? How might this affect your own
organization? What are some strategies that
companies can use to help employees deal with
these changes?
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  ISCOM 361 Week 5 Managing a Crisis Simulation
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com  
Resources Internet, University Library,
Textbook You are a Supply Chain Manager of a
building supply company. Your company sells
building materials to building contractors, home
improvement construction companies, as well as
the do-it-yourself weekend project homeowners.
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ISCOM 361 Week 5 Risk Management Plan FOR MORE
CLASSES VISIT www.iscom361master.com   Your
company produces medical devices and purchases
plastic molded fittings from a company in
Beijing, China. It is rumored the Chinese
supplier is being acquired by a plastics company
in Saratov, Russia. If this acquisition is
completed, the fabrication of the plastic
fittings will be relocated to Saratov. It is
expected to take six months to transition
production to the new location once the agreement
is signed.
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