Initiating the project-13 | Management homework help

 Assigned Readings:

Chapter 13: Project Supply Chain Management.

This chapter deals with securing the services and materials that are needed to perform the project. After completing this chapter, each student should be able to perform the following:

Core Objectives:

  1. Identify the role of supply chain management in project management and its importance for ensuring project success.
  2.  Describe how to plan, conduct, control, and close project procurements.

Behavioral Objectives:

  1. Explain how to use the contemporary approach to project partnering and collaboration.

Technical Objectives:

  1. Describe the various formats for supply contracts and when each type is appropriate.
  2. Given a project situation, determine which activities, supplies, or service should be purchased, create bid documents for one of them, determine the criteria you would use to select a seller, and then determine and justify the type of contract to be used.

Reflection and Discussion Forum Week 13

Reflection and Discussion Forum Week 13

Reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Identify what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding. 

Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:

  1.  Which of the three competitive advantages do you think companies are most willing to   outsource for?  List any examples you can think of. 
  2. Your company is hoping to outsource some of its work constructing a new development of condominiums.  What would you use as selection criteria to narrow down your list of potential sellers?

[Your post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion].

[Your post should be at least 500+ words and in APA format (including Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced). Post the actual body of your paper in the discussion thread then attach a Word version of the paper for APA review]

[Your posting should be completed by Thursday at 11:59 p.m. EST.]