SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT/P&SM”’

ASSIGNMENT(Semesterised FT v37)INTRODUCTION1. The assessed coursework for this module comprises two assignments:Assignment 1 and Assignment 2 ? Each assignment carries equal marks (50/50).2. Assignment 1:Comprises Part A (Group Presentation) which requires you to work within a group to prepare andpresent a 10 minute powerpoint presentation of your video case study analysis to the class whereYOU become the teacher. Your group also needs to prepare QUESTIONS about the case to lead thequestioning of other groups.3. Assignment 2:Comprises Part A (Group Presentation) and Part B (Individual Report) which requires you to do:? Part A: As above? Part B: Prepare an INDIVIDUAL 1000 ? 2000 word report documenting your own analysis of thecase study based on the work you did in your group for Part 2A.4. Your work will support the achievement of all five intended learning outcomes.5. Each assignment will be assessed on the measures of comprehension, effort and presentation,with a focus on the rigour of your analysis (linking relevant theory to practice), clarity of yourcritical arguments, and the quality of questions asked to other groups. The mark will be based onthe quality of your work, not the effort expended.6. In both the group presentations and individual report, you are expected to clearly demonstrateevidence of independent learning through the citing of references from academic journal articlesand other relevant publications that you have researched to support your arguments.7. You are required to list all references in a reference list at the end of your presentation/reportusing the CU Harvard referencing system, for which a guide is available to download from the CUwebsite (see link below).8. To pass this module you must achieve a module mark of at least 40%.You should find that this ?activity led learning? and the associated research and transferable skills youdevelop through ?learning by doing? in teams (as opposed to traditional lectures and exams) will beimmensely valuable throughout your course and career, and especially for undertaking your individualproject. Time invested now in learning to use the library research facilities should be well rewardedover the remaining period of your course ? therefore please make the most of this opportunity, invest inworking collaboratively with your peers and building a network, and manage your time wisely!HAND-IN DATES:1. Assignment 1 (Part A only)Upload to Moodle WELL BEFORE 23.59 (midnight) on the Sunday after your FIRST grouppresentation.2. Assignment 2 (Part A and Part B):Upload to Moodle WELL BEFORE 23.59 (midnight) on the Sunday after your SECONDpresentation.1INSTRUCTIONS FOR PART A ? GROUP PRESENTATIONS:1. Obtain the designated video case studies (as detailed on your timetable) from the University Wdrive server at: W:ECstudentModule CodeCase Studies2. Watch your designated case study AT LEAST TWICE and make notes of the key points of the case.3. Using the CU Library resources, research academic research journal articles and other qualitybooks and publications and read the module materials to identify relevant concepts and theorieswhich help to underpin or are reinforced by the case.4. Working in your group, Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) and critically analyse the case in the context of the concepts andtheories that you have researched. You are expected to demonstrate evidence of independentlearning through the citing of references from academic research journal articles and other qualitypublications to support your arguments and critical analysis.5. Use the MOODLE FORUM (not emails) to Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need) and share files with your other group members? this enables you to keep all group communications and files in single location accessible only togroup members and teachers.6. For the feedback session, YOU will become the TEACHERS for your case topic so pleaseprepare well, be professional and dress smartly as in business!Prepare a 10 MINUTE (max) group powerpoint presentation which presents your argumentsand analysis clearly to the class, and includes:(i)MESSAGE: give a short summary of the overall message of the video to explainthe focus of the case.(ii)THEORIES: provide an overview of the key concepts and theories reinforced bythe case, citing quality authors/sources for each point (remember to cite eachauthor/source on your slides ? do NOT cite miscellaneous websites found on Google,other search engines or Wikipedia)(iii)LINK THEORY TO PRACTICE: explain how each theory specifically relates tothe case study using examples and critical evaluation (this can be positive ornegative or both).Note: ? this is seeking to get you to link theory and practice using criticalevaluation, Discuss (check midcourse.net for the help you need)ion and argument based on theory from your research andevidence from the case. Rigor is important for both your learning and a goodassessment score.(iv)IMPLEMENTATION: identify practical problems and difficulties inimplementation and how these can be overcome ? use examples from the casestudy to help reinforce your points.(v)FUTURE RECOMMENDATIONS: based on your analysis of the case, makerecommendations for future improvements or developments beyond what waspresented in the case.(vi)KLPs: provide a short summary of the key learning points that you think the otherdelegates in the class should take away as having learnt from your analysis.2(vii)REFERENCES: include a reference list at the end of your presentation (use theCU Harvard referencing system)7. Each person in your group must present at least one section of your group?s presentation ? pleasewrite your full name in LARGE FONT at the top of each slide that you present to enable theclass and teachers to know your name when you are presenting.8. EACH person in your group must complete and sign the form entitled ?GROUPWORK ? MARKALLOCATION SHEET? (posted on moodle or in the ?Assignment? section of the notes pack nearthe front coloured pale blue). This shows each individual person?s recommended split of thenotional group mark to the other people in the group (see example on rear of sheet). NOTE: If yourgroup mutually agrees that the mark should be split EQUALLY between all the members of thegroup, then just write ?EQUAL? across the sheet and ensure that ALL members sign the sheet onthe right-hand-side to signify their agreement. Then scan/photograph the completed form, anddistribute the file to each member of your group for each person to include as the first slide intheir PART A presentation Moodle submission.9. PRIOR TO your presentation, each person in your group must ?peer assess? the other groupmembers by rating their contribution to the group effort using Moodle WebPA private voting system.This will help to ensure that assessments fairly reflect each persons contribution to the group effort,and will assist staff in calculating your individual mark.10. Each group will be called upon to LEAD THE QUESTIONING of another groups presentation, soplease prepare some searching questions which will probe understanding and stimulate debate. Thequality of your questioning will form part of your groups assessment, so prepare well!11. Each group member should keep individual personal copies of the group?s final presentation slides,notes and completed blue ?GROUPWORK ? MARK ALLOCATION SHEET?.INSTRUCTIONS FOR PART B ? INDIVIDUAL REPORT (ASSIGNMENT 2B):1. Submit an individual report ? 1000 words target, 2000 words maximum (excluding references)which documents IN YOUR OWN WORDS your groups critical analysis of the case study asprepared for part 2A above.2. You may use the learning and analysis shared in your group and in class, but you must write yourreport in your OWN WORDS and not use any words written by others unless quoted or cited andreferenced. DO NOT COPY ANOTHER STUDENTS WORK OR PLAGIARISEFROM ANY SOURCE (SEE MORE BELOW).3. For structure, you may use the structure suggested in Part A, 6 (i)-(vii) above if you wish, but youare encouraged to develop your own structure based upon your prior research and analysis done inyour group and individually.4. You are required to SUPPORT your all your arguments by CITING references from academicjournal articles and quality books and publications, and must include full references per the CUHarvard referencing system in a reference list at the end of your report.5. In undertaking this independent learning through research of relevant theory and concepts tosupport your arguments and critical analysis, you are encouraged to make full use of the electronicjournal database search services such as Business Source Premier (EBSCO), Emerald, ElsevierScience Direct, Wiley Interscience etc. (see ?Useful websites for SCM/PM research?) and other3library research facilities such as the printed academic research journals on the 2nd floor of thelibrary and the audio/visual materials on the 3rd floor of the library.6. You may wish to search for and include some of the following points in your report:???????????Referenced definitions of supplier developmentThe foundations which need to be in place to enable the improvement initiatives betweencustomer and supplier contained in the case to take placeThe various objectives that the customer and supplier may seek to achieve from suchimprovement initiativesThe role of leadership at each company in establishing and supporting such initiativesHow commonality of purpose is achieved, and how differences and problems betweencustomer and supplier are resolved?What performance measures (metrics) are used to justify the initiatives and to measure andreport achievement against targets?What supply improvements were achieved by each company, and how?What are the risks, costs and benefits of participating in such improvement initiatives for bothcustomer and supplier?Any mistakes made or lessons learnt?Any future trends?Example(s) from the case study to reinforce your pointsMOODLE UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS1. FILE UPLOADEach assignment file should be uploaded to Moodle WELL BEFORE the submission deadline2. IF MOODLE IS NOT WORKINGIf Moodle is not working or you have difficulties uploading your files, please try again later asMoodle should become operational again within 24-48 hours. DO NOT email the teachers if youexperience Moodle problems ? just upload your files to Moodle in the normal way when it becomesoperational again.3. MOODLE TECHNICAL SUPPORTFor Moodle technical support, please contact the e-learning unit support team Flying Squad [email protected] , tel 02476 887673, located in room FLG38A in the library. If genuineMoodle problems cause you to be late uploading your assignment, you will not be unfairlypenalised because it likely affects all other students. Therefore DO NOT email the teachers toadvise about such Moodle problems, as we will already be aware and will take account of this.4. FILES SENT BY EMAIL NOT ACCEPTEDEmailed assignment files are NOT accepted and are automatically deleted without emailcorrespondence or acknowledgement. THEREFORE DO NOT EMAIL ANY ASSIGNMENTFILES TO THE TEACHERS ? THEY MUST BE UPLOADED ON TO MOODLE ONLY.5. LATE SUBMISSIONSMoodle will accept late submissions, so please upload your assignment to Moodle regardless ofwhether you submit on time or late. DO NOT email the teachers if submitting late ? just uploadyour files to Moodle in the normal way.6. NON-SUBMISSIONS (IMPORTANT)Non-submissions to Moodle will be deemed absent (AB) and will not receive a mark. A non-4submission 1st attempt will PREVENT your entitlement to a free resit 2nd attempt. Whereas a veryweak and/or late 1st attempt submission will entitle you to a free 2nd attempt resit at the nextassessment opportunity (late submissions receive a zero mark, resit marks are capped at 40%).Therefore you are strongly advised to upload a submission for each and every assignmentregardless of the quantity or quality of your work and regardless of lateness. In the extreme case,this could just be a file containing the assignment question and your submission details but with no1st attempt at the work ? at least this will entitle you to a free resit 2nd attempt at the next assessmentopportunity.SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:1. BACK UPYou are strongly advised to keep your own personal back up copies of all files in a separate and safelocation in case of loss.2. DECLARATIONRemember to include the required declaration at the beginning of assignment 2B per below:I have read the Coventry University rules and regulations on the submission of academic work and in particular thesections concerning misconduct in assessment, including plagiarism and collusion. I certify that this assignment isthe result of my own individual work and contains no unreferenced material from another source and does notcontravene any part of the University?s rules and regulations.I acknowledge that in submitting this work I am declaring that I am fit to be assessed and that a deferral may not beapplied for following hand in.I confirm that I have abided by all applicable Professional Codes of Conduct and I/we will protect confidentialinformation about patients and clients.3. STRUCTURE & LAYOUTYour Part B individual written report should have a logical structure, be page numbered, contain acontents page (indexed to page numbers), a conclusion and a reference list. It should be checked foraccurate English grammar, spelling and punctuation.4. WORD COUNTInclude a word count of your part B report (target 1000, MAX 2000 words excluding references) atthe bottom of your contents page.5. VIRUS CHECKVirus check your file prior to uploading to Moodle.6. REFERENCESAll material used in your report should be fully cited in your text and be fully listed in yourreference list. If you read an original work by one author (primary reference e.g. Smith 2005) inanother work (secondary reference e.g. Jones 2009), then both sources must be cited andacknowledged in your reference ? for example: a. Smith (Jones 2009) states .??..OR b. Smith?sstudy in 2005 (cited in Jones 2009) states .??.?..OR c. Jones (2009), in reporting Smith?s 2005study, states .?..??7. HARVARD REFERENCINGYour reference list should be correctly presented using the CU Harvard (alphabetical) system ofreferencing. Accuracy and full correct presentation of references is important ? please see the CUHarvard Referencing Guide available at:http://www.coventry.ac.uk/study-at-coventry/student-support/academic-support/centre-foracademic-writing/support-for-students/academic-writing-resources/cu-harvard-referencestyle-guide/58. ASSIGNMENT ASSISTANCEIf you have questions or need assignment assistance, please ask your teacher in class. If this is notpossible, please follow the instructions given at the top of the Moodle module web ? namely emailIke Dike from your CU email address, and always include your: NAME, SID, COURSE, GROUPNo, CLASS DAY/TIME, DETAIL OF QUERY & MOBILE TEL so that you can be contacted ifneeded ? this will help him deal with your request more quickly.9. TURNITINYour part 2B individual report submission will be uploaded via the CUOnline Moodle TurnItInsubmission link. Please include the summary turnitin report as the first page of your submission.Coventry University are very strict on plagiarism, so for your own sake you must ensure that yoursubmission is entirely your own work. CITE ALL REFERENCES and DO NOT COPY ORPLAGIARISE ANY OTHER STUDENTS WORK OR AUTHORS WORDS OR FROM THEINTERNET. You are advised to submit a DRAFT copy of your submission to TURNITIN in orderto check and avoid submitting any sections which may contain ?plagiarism? or ?poor academicpractice? or ?collusion? (please refer to further ?plagiarism avoidance? guidance below). Turnitin isset to allow you to see originality reports and over write any draft submissions up to the submissiondate, but not after final submission.PLAGIARISM AVOIDANCE:DO NOT COPY ANOTHER STUDENTS WORK OR PLAGIARISE FROM THEINTERNET OR FROM ANY OTHER SOURCE. IF YOU COPY WORK POSTED ONTHE INTERNET (e.g. a case study analysis) FROM ASSIGNMENT SHARING ORCOMMISSIONING SITES, YOU WILL BE COMMITING PLAGIARISM AND WILLBE REPORTED EVEN IF TURNITIN DOES NOT DETECT IT. THIS COULDRESULT IN A ZERO MARK FOR YOUR SUBMISSION WHICH COULD LEAD TOFAILURE OF THE MODULE, FAILURE OF YOUR MASTERS DEGREE ANDPOSSIBLE EXPULSION FROM COVENTRY UNIVERSITY.In order to avoid submitting any sections which may contain ?plagiarism? or ?poor academic practice?or ?collusion? it is important that students should adopt the following referencing practice:CITATIONS: Include an in-text citation (author and year of publication ? per CU Harvard System) andgive the correct reference at the end of the work for any sources used or referred to or paraphrased inthe work but not directly quoted.QUOTATIONS: Mark up any directly quoted text using ?quotation marks? (this enables Turnitin toidentify ?quoted? sections), add an in-text reference (author, year of publication and page number) andinclude the correctly formatted reference at the end of the work;Examples of ?plagiarism? or ?poor academic practice? or ?collusion?:a. Excessive and inappropriate use of quotations.e.g. Where the assessment learning objectives require a student to explain an argument but the studentsimply copies an explanation from another source, correctly annotating the work as a quotation.b. Quoted sections that are not correctly annotated as quotations (using quotation marks, which willallow Turnitin to identify quoted sections), but where there is an attempt to cite and reference the source.6e.g. If a student includes separate paragraphs in the format ?In 2005 Smith found evidence that?? andthen copies the rest of the paragraph directly from the cited source.c. Copying material from another source without indicating it is a quotation (indicated by using?quotation marks?, which will allow Turnitin to identify quoted sections).d. Omitting from the reference list and/or bibliography at the end of a submission any sources that astudent has used to help formulate their own answer, even if the actual submission is written in thestudent?s own words.e. The use of substantial sections of text that have been previously written by others, but with no clearindication that the text is not the student?s own work.f. Copied sections of text from elsewhere without the source and extent of the copied section beingclearly indicated in the text of the assignment.e.g. Directly copied sections, such as several complete paragraphs, without in-text acknowledgement ofthe sources used.. Collusion e.g. two or more students with similar or identical work, or with large sections of work thatare similar or identical in their individual submissions. This can apply to submissions from studentsstudying at the same or different institutions regardless of the dates of submission.*******DO NOT COPY ANOTHER STUDENTS WORK OR PLAGIARISE *******FEEDBACK:Following presentation of Assignment 1 part A, FEEDBACK will be provided as follows:1. Verbal Feedback on the quality of presentations & improvement suggestions for Assignment 2.2. Group Written Feedback to each group to assist them to improve their performance incomprehension, effort and presentation.3. Written Structured Feedback via moodle detailing specific suggestions to help improve individualperformance both in the group presentations and in the individual written report.SOLAR:Programme Assessment Boards (PABs) sit in the semester following your taught module in February,June and September of each year. These determine and confirm student results and awards ahead ofthe graduation ceremonies held in April, July and November. Within 3 weeks after each PAB, you willbe notified of your officially confirmed results via SOLAR.WHEN YOU ARE NOTIFIED OF YOUR RESULTS ON SOLAR, PLEASE CHECK YOURMODULE MARKS AND ADVISE THE EC STUDENT SUPPORT OFFICE AND YOURPROGRAMME MANAGER AND THE MODULE LEADER IF YOU BELIEVE ANY MARK ISMISSING OR WRONG.You have 10 DAYS IN WHICH TO APPEAL A MARK/AWARD following notification on SOLAR(please refer to guidance about appealing on the EC student web).PLEASE ENSURE YOU CAREFULLY READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVENTO YOU ON SOLAR WHEN YOU ARE NOTIFIED OF YOUR RESULTS.7SOLAR instructions are often missed or overlooked by students, but these contain IMPORTANTRESIT DATES and OTHER INSTRUCTIONS with DEADLINES FOR YOU TO RESPOND BY. It isthe students responsibility to READ and ACT on these instructions.If in doubt, please email or visit your EC Registry Administrator located in ECG-22 behind the ECstudent support reception desk (see your moodle course web for email/telephone contact details).8Overview of Nissan case studySupplier development and SelectionSupplier relationship managementSupplier performance measurementSupplier integration in new product developmentConclusion with key learning pointsReferences?PLACE THIS ORDER OR A SIMILAR ORDER WITH US TODAY AND GET AN AMAZING DISCOUNT Category: Essay Writing

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