UOP ISCOM383 week 2-5 assignment
Value Chain Model Paper (Preparation)Identify a non-U.S.-based global organization.Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper describing the components of its value chain.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.Value Chain Challenges Paper (Preparation)(RECOMMENDED)Reading1Use 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.Describe the following in your evaluation:Legal and ethical issuesPolitical stabilityFinancial considerationsInfrastructurePhysical geographySuppliers and manufacturersSocio-economic factorsCultural factorsReflect 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.Value Chain Techniques and Strategies Paper (Preparation)Not completed (RECOMMENDED)Reading2Select 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 guidelinesImpact of Technology Paper and Presentation (Preparation)Not completed (RECOMMENDED)Reading2Prepare 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 informationTime-sensitive informationComplete informationAssess 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 MicrosoftÂ® PowerPointÂ® 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.This assignment is due in Week Five.
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