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15-09-2018

Product Code:Project-Management-PH09

Assignment 2

This is an individual assignment worth 50% of the module mark. Word length 3000 words (do not exceed word limit).  Do not include the abstract, table of contents, or list of references in the word count.

Assignment Brief

Leading companies have recognised that strategic procurement can play a key role in driving profitable growth and become a source of value – added to their business designs. For this purpose, they have been re-examining their supply base to minimize linked costs and maximize the value of goods and services for their consumers.

For an organisation of your choice that you are intimately familiar with (please no Apple, Zara, Walmart, Tesco or similar, unless you work there!), you are asked

  1. to critically examine the sourcing methods and supplier base
  2. to propose a strategic source framework which can lead to procurement excellence and value growth

Relates to Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of procurement for global organisations operating in complex market environments
  • Locate, synthesise and critically evaluate recent/current information from a wide range of published literature in the area of Project Risk and Procurement Management

Assessment Housekeeping:

You are required to follow the University’s regulations regarding plagiarism and citing sources and references used. Assignments may not be submitted late. Marking penalties for late submission will follow the University regulations for PMC and late submission. Please note that there are changes in the late submission process this year.

This coursework should follow a structured approach and should be prepared and presented as an academic report. You should undertake a relevant literature review that helps inform your investigation. Please also ensure that the Harvard Referencing System is adhered to and fully complied with.

 

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The study is based on Project and Procurement Management of the organization Crawford Healthcare. In this study the present status of the organization has been stated from the aspect of overall performance of the company in business market.

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