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The final project will be a Project Demonstrating...




The final project will be a Project Demonstrating Excellence Summary Paper. The Final Project must reflect college-level writing and thinking, and will contribute 25% to the course grade. Each student is required to write a Project Demonstrating Excellence (PDE) Final Project paper that is 8-12 double-spaced pages in length. The purpose of the assignment is to give the student a means of displaying their analytical reasoning/critical thinking skills. This will be for the benefit of both the peer as well as the instructor. The student will be expected to take a concept, theory or topic discussed/explained in the text (i.e. inventory control, strategic alliances, technology and supply management, etc.). The student is expected to present a scholarly discussion of the chosen topic and adhere to the format/style required by the APA Manual. The student is encouraged to seek out information from other sources (preferably scholarly) to establish, explain and/or defend the particular points they raise. The learning outcomes to be reflected in the PDE may include 1-5, at the very least, outcomes 1-3 MUST be covered in the paper. Expected learning/critical thinking: 1. Develop an understanding of supply chain management practices and procedures in organizations today. 2. Apply an understanding of how the supply chain system operates and its significance relative to a business operation. 3. The ability to recognize and design a supply chain. 4. Assess procurement and outsourcing strategies focusing on strategic purchasing, outsourcing and the supplier footprint. 5. Review strategies for creating and/or maintaining quality in the distribution process. Writing the Final Project The Paper: ? Must be eight- to twelve- double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide. ? Must include a cover page that includes: ? Student?s name ? Course name and number ? Title of paper ? Instructor?s name ? Date submitted ? Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement. ? Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. ? Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph. ? Must use at least five professional resources, including a minimum of two from Ashford University Library. ? Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources. ? Must include, on the final page, a Reference Page that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.


Paper#12670 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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