|Assessment 1||Report – Case study analysis report|
|Topic||Strategic Sourcing Recommendation Paper|
|Length||Maximum 3,000 words excluding references.|
|Due Date||12 July 2019 Final submission time: 9:00pm|
|Type of Collaboration||Individual assessment|
|Marking Criteria||A detailed marking guide will be included in the Strategic Sourcing Recommendation Paper Template on the subject Moodle page.|
|Style and Format||The report is to be 1.5 spaced and in 11 Arial font. The report structure should follow the Strategic Sourcing Recommendation format provided in Moodle.
All references should be in Harvard format.
|Assessment Submission||Online Via Moodle
This assessment has been set up to be checked by Turnitin, a tool which helps you check whether you have referenced correctly. You can submit your assessment task to Turnitin prior to the due date and Turnitin will give you an originality report. You may then make any changes that may be required and resubmit your final version by the due date.
|Assessment Return||Marks will be SOLS mailed to each student once marking is complete by the end of week 9. A copy of the completed marking sheet will be available for students to collect from the Lecturer during consultation times, or will otherwise be distributed during the following lecture and available to view on Moodle.|
The Strategic Sourcing Recommendation Paper is designed to assess your understanding and application of a number of procurement strategic tools and frameworks explored in this subject. You will be allocated a case study and will be required to assume the role of the Procurement Manager. Drawing upon what you have learnt in the subject, you are required to critically analyse the case study, generate options and provide a series of well justified strategic recommendations, which are supported by data and the application of various procurement frameworks and tools. Your report should be well underpinned by latest theory stemming from the procurement and supply chain literature.
The case study requires that each person prepare a response on his or her own. While there are no right or wrong answers, there are good and bad answers, answers that are not supported by diagnostics as well as hasty and impractical recommendations. This assessment highlights the process of arriving at your own conclusions and recommendations, rewarding those that marshal
evidence in the case analysis and carefully interpret the data to support their recommendations.
Case study will be advised during the first lecture.