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ISCOM/383 ISCOM 383 ISCOM383 Global Value Chain Management

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Week One: Overview of Global Value Chain Management

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives

1.1  Differentiate between value chain and supply chain management.

1.2  Describe the components of a global value chain.

1.3  Describe global value chain models.

1.4  Describe global supply chain models.

1.5  Examine the benefits of global value chain management.

 

 

Readings

Read Ch. 1 & 2 of Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

 

See p. 3

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

 

See p. 3

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

 

Complete Week One Self Assessment on the student website.

Reflect on your current knowledge by comparing your responses to the correct answers (also found on the student website). 

 

 

Learning Team Instructions

Identify a non-US based global organization.

Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper describing the components of its value chain.

 

Cite at least seven (7) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

Select a non-North American country in which this organization operates.

Describe how this organization utilizes its value chain within that country.

Answer the following questions:

 

·         Which value chain model is being used?

·         Why is the value chain model being used?

·         How does this model differ from other supply chain models?

 

(Be sure to obtain faculty approval for these selections prior to Week Two. The selected organization and selected country will be used for the rest of the Learning Team assignments).

 

This assignment is due in Week Two.

 

Create the Learning Team Charter, located in Learning Team Toolkit, once teams are assigned.

Post the completed Learning Team Charter in the Learning Team forum under a thread titled “Final Team Charter.”

Print and keep a hardcopy in case the student website is ever down.

 

 

Individual

Value Chain and Supply Chain Article Analysis

Research the Electronic Reserve Readings for ISCOM/383, course texts, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources on global value chain and global supply chain management.

 

Prepare a 700-1,050-word article analysis differentiating between global value chain and global supply chain management.

 

Explain which is used in your organization, and why it is used.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

See p. 3

 

Individual: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Submit your Individual Learning Team Evaluation to the Individual Forum.


Summary of Week 1 Deliverables

Assignment

Individual or Learning Team

Forum

Due

Bio, 
Check-in

Individual

Bio – Chat

Check-in – Main

Day 1 (Tuesday)

Participation

Individual

Main

2 times/day
4 days/week

Week 1 DQ 1

Individual

Main

 Day 2 
(Wednesday)

Week 1 DQ 2

Individual

Main

 Day 4 
(Friday)

Identify a non-US based global organization (in a non-North American country)

LT

Learning Team

Day 6
(Sunday)

Week 1 DQ 3

Individual

Main

 Day 6 
(Sunday)

Learning Team Charter

LT

Learning Team

Day 6
(Sunday)

Value Chain and Supply Chain Article Analysis Paper

Individual

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 (Monday)

Learning Team Evaluation

Individual

Individual

 Day 7 
(Monday)

 

Week Two: Global Value Chain Challenges

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives

2.1  Evaluate challenges of global value chain management.

2.2  Describe legal and ethical issues in global value chain management.

2.3  Examine logistics in the global value chain.

2.4  Examine financial issues in the global value chain.

 

 

Readings

Read Ch. 6, 8, & 9 of Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

 

See p. 3

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

 

See p. 3

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

Complete Week Two Self Assessment on the student website.

Reflect on your current knowledge by comparing your responses to the correct answers (also found on the student website). 

 

 

Learning Team Instructions

Use the same organization selected in Learning Team Meeting One.

Select two non-North American countries in which this organization does NOT operate.

Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper evaluating global value chain challenges that exist within the selected countries.

 

Cite at least seven (7) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

Describe the following in your evaluation:

 

·         Legal and ethical issues

·         Political stability

·         Financial considerations

·         Infrastructure

·         Physical geography

·         Suppliers and manufacturers

·         Socio-economic factors

·         Cultural factors

 

Reflect on your evaluation and consider the following question:

 

Do you think that the selected organization can effectively operate within either of the two selected countries? Be sure to explain why or why not.

 

This assignment is due in Week Three.

 

 

Individual

Value Chain Benefits Article Analysis

Research the Electronic Reserve Readings for ISCOM/383, course texts, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources on global value chain management

 

Prepare a 700-1,050-word article analysis examining the benefits of global value chain management.

 

Address how the management of a supply chain brings value to at least three stakeholders (customers, suppliers, communities, employees, stockholders, etc.)

 

Describe how value differs for each of these stakeholders.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

See p. 3

Learning Team

Value Chain Model Paper

Review the instructions for this assignment in Week One deliverables.

Complete the assignment.

Submit the assignment in Week Two.

 

See p. 3

LT Leader: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

Individual: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Submit your Individual Learning Team Evaluation to the Individual Forum.


Summary of Week 2 Deliverables

Assignment

Individual or Learning Team

Forum

Due

Participation

Individual

Main

2 times/day
4 days/week

Week 2 DQ 1

Individual

Main

 Day 2 
(Wednesday)

Week 2 DQ 2

Individual

Main

 Day 4 
(Friday)

Week 2 DQ 3

Individual

Main

 Day 6 
(Sunday)

Value Chain Benefits Article Analysis Paper

Individual 

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Value Chain Model Paper

LT   

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Learning Team Evaluation

Individual

Individual

 Day 7 
(Monday)

 

Week Three: Global Value Chain Strategies

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives

3.1  Evaluate techniques to forecast customer requirements.

3.2  Describe inventory models that will add value to the global supply chain.

3.3  Determine appropriate hedging strategies for supply and demand in a global value chain.

3.4  Relate an organization's sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution strategies to its global value chain strategy.

 

 

Readings

Read Ch. 3, 4, & 7 of Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

 

See p. 3

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

 

See p. 3

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

 

Complete Week Three Self Assessment on the student website.

Reflect on your current knowledge by comparing your responses to the correct answers (also found on the student website). 

 

 

Learning Team Instructions

Select one of the countries that were evaluated that is best suited to meet your organization’s needs based on your previous Learning Team assignments.

 

Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper evaluating the forecasting technique(s) available to ensure that you meet customer requirements, and select the most appropriate.

 

Evaluate manufacturing strategies and the associated inventory model(s) available that would meet your customer requirements, and select and describe the most appropriate inventory model.

 

Determine which supply and demand hedging strategies (commodities futures, vertical/horizontal integration, etc.) would be the most appropriate to meet your customer requirements, based on the country’s specific factors.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least seven (7) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

This assignment is due in Week Four.

 

 

Individual

Global Value Chain Logistics Case Analysis

Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you identify, analyze, discuss, and recommend the most appropriate solutions to the issues raised in the following case from the perspective of global value chain strategies located in the e-text, Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases:

 

·         Case 8-3: ISOL

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

See p. 3

Learning Team

Value Chain Challenges Paper

Review the instructions for this assignment in Week Two deliverables.

Complete the assignment.

Submit the assignment in Week Three.

 

See p. 3

 

LT Leader: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.


Individual: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Submit your Individual Learning Team Evaluation to the Individual Forum.

 

Summary of Week 3 Deliverables

Assignment

Individual or Learning Team

Forum

Due

Participation

Individual

Main

2 times/day
4 days/week

Week 3 DQ 1

Individual

Main

 Day 2 
(Wednesday)

Week 3 DQ 2

Individual

Main

 Day 4 
(Friday)

Week 3 DQ 3

Individual

Main

 Day 6 
(Sunday)

Global Value Chain Logistics Case Analysis Paper

Individual   

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Value Chain Challenges Paper

LT

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Learning Team Evaluation

Individual

Individual

 Day 7 
(Monday)

 

Week Four: Global Value Chain Technology

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives

4.1  Assess the impact of the Internet on the global value chain.

4.2  Identify information technology systems common in global value chain management.

4.3  Assess the impact of information technology on the global value chain.

 

 

Readings

Read Ch. 10 & 11 of Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases.

Read Ch. 9 of World Class Supply Management: The Key to Supply Chain Management.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

 

See p. 3

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

 

See p. 3

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

 

Complete Week Four Self Assessment on the student website.

Reflect on your current knowledge by comparing your responses to the correct answers (also found on the student website). 

 

 

Learning Team Instructions

Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper assessing the impact of the Internet on the performance of the global value chain relative to your previous assignments.

 

Describe specifically how your organization can achieve the following in a global environment:

 

·         Accurate information

·         Time-sensitive information

·         Complete information

 

Assess the appropriate information technology system(s) that would provide the aforementioned factors to both customers and suppliers (Enterprise Resource Planning [ERP], Customer Relationship Management [CRM], Warehouse Management System [WMS], Advanced Planning and Scheduling [APS], etc.).

 

Prepare 10-15 Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides illustrating your findings. In this presentation, you will offer recommendations for enhancement of your organization’s value chain to senior management based on lessons learned from your previous assignments.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least seven (7) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

This assignment is due in Week Five.

 

 

Individual

Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis

Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you identify, analyze, discuss, and recommend the most appropriate solutions to the issues raised in the following case from the perspective of global value chain strategies located in the e-text, Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases:

 

·         Case 6-2: Laura Ashley and Federal Express Strategic Alliance

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

See p. 3

Learning Team

Value Chain Techniques and Strategies Paper

Review the instructions for this assignment in Week Three deliverables.

Complete the assignment.

Submit the assignment in Week Four.

 

See p. 3

 

LT Leader: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Submit your Individual Learning Team Evaluation to the Individual Forum.


Summary of Week 4 Deliverables

Assignment

Individual or Learning Team

Forum

Due

Participation

Individual

Main

2 times/day
4 days/week

Week 4 DQ 1

Individual

Main

 Day 2 
(Wednesday)

Week 4 DQ 2

Individual

Main

 Day 4 
(Friday)

Week 4 DQ 3

Individual

Main

 Day 6 
(Sunday)

Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis Paper

Individual

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Value Chain Techniques and Strategies Paper

LT

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Learning Team Evaluation

Individual

Individual

 Day 7 
(Monday)

 

Week Five: Future of Global Value Chain Management

 

Details

Due

Points

Objectives

5.1  Identify contemporary issues and trends in global value chain management.

 

 

Readings

Read Ch. 13 of Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.

 

 

Participation

Participate in class discussion.

 

See p. 3

Discussion Questions

Respond to weekly discussion questions.

 

See p. 3

Nongraded Activities and Preparation

 

Complete Week Five Self Assessment on the student website.

Reflect on your current knowledge by comparing your responses to the correct answers (also found on the student website). 

 

 

Individual

Issues and Trends Paper

Prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you select two contemporary issues (Customs-Trade Partnerships Against Terrorism [C-TPAT], ISO 9000 certifications, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, etc.) and their related trends (globalization, trading blocks, increased government intervention, privatization, outsourcing, etc).

 

Determine the impact of these issues and trends on global value chain management.

 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions.

 

See p. 3

Individual

Final Examination

Complete the final examination.

 

See p. 3

Learning Team

Impact of Technology Paper and Presentation

Review the instructions for this assignment in Week Four deliverables.

Complete the assignment.

Submit the assignment in Week Five.

 

See p. 3

 

LT Leader, Post paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment and presentation as a Microsoft PowerPoint attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.


Individual: Post as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

 

Individual: Submit your Final Examination as a Microsoft® Word attachment to Assignments Link on eCampus.

Individual: Submit your Individual Learning Team Evaluation to the Individual Forum.

 

Summary of Week 5 Deliverables

 

Assignment

Individual or Learning Team

Forum

Due

Participation

Individual

Individual

2 times/day
4 days/week

Week 5 DQ 1

Individual

Main

 Day 2 
(Wednesday)

Week 5 DQ 2

Individual

Main

 Day 4 
(Friday)

Week 5 DQ 3

Individual

Main

 Day 6 
(Sunday)

Issues and Trends Paper

Individual

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Impact of Information Technology Paper and presentation

LT

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

Learning Team Evaluation

Individual

Individual

 Day 7 
(Monday)

Final Examination

Individual

Assignments

Link on eCampus

Day 7 
(Monday)

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