Aug / Fall 2011

Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester III OM0012 – Supply Chain Management - 4 Credits (Book ID: B1234) Assignment - Set- 1 (60 Marks)
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.

1. Tabulate the events of Supply Chain Management evolution according to chronological dates starting from Ancient times to 2000 AD. Refer http://smumbaassignmentssolved.blogspot.com/ for completely solved assignments. 2. “The utility of forecasts can be enhanced through collaborative forecasting among supply chain partners.” Explain? 3. Explain the Steps in implementing CPFR and the roles and responsibilities of various management levels in implementing the model. 4. What is Customer value? How can differential advantage be achieved through Supply Chain Management? 5. With reference to procurement management, illustrate your own ideas of internal suppliers and external suppliers by taking example of any commodities like soaps or perfumes. 6. Write short notes on the following w.r.t Supply Chain Management. a) Bar Code b) Radio Frequency Identification c) Electronic Data Interchange d) Artificial Intelligence or Expert System

Aug / Fall 2011

Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester III OM0012 – Supply Chain Management - 4 Credits (Book ID: B1234) Assignment - Set- 2 (60 Marks)
Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.

1. Logistics Management typically includes different types of activities. Explain each of these activities briefly with an example. Refer http://smumbaassignmentssolved.blogspot.com/ for completely solved assignments. 2. Consider that you are the owner of small firm. You need a transport vendor. How will you build partnership and trust with a transport vendor using the strategy partnership and trust concept? 3. Elaborate the concept of „Supply Chain Management and its integration with the 'quality consciousness movement'. 4. Taking an example of any product, explain the 12 steps involved in procurement process.

5. Explain the different types of product returns. Briefly explain the impact of Reverse Supply Chain Management on profitability

6. List out six major computer based information systems and explain each of them briefly with examples.

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