Advanced Supply Chain Management

Option 1.
Poster – Large poster paper (will need to take a photo of this and submit it).
Presentation – Video recording (phone or Zoom) of you are discussing your poster (5 mins –
no more than 8mins).
Option 2.
Poster – Powerpoint slides (no more than 6) with various components of the poster.
Presentation – Voice recording on Powerpoint or a Zoom recording (5 mins – no more than
8mins).
Poster:
1. Picture of product
2. Description of product – what materials/components it is made of
3. Competitors identified
4. Competitive Dimensions shown with Order Qualifiers and Order Winners identified
5. Product Life Cycle shown graphically
6. Supply Map/Network developed identifying all major stakeholders and their
relationships
7. Identify evidence relating to recycling, sustainability, efficiency – this evidence could be
on the product label or the company’s website
8. Opportunities & Risks described – Bullet points
9. Overall Quality of Poster – Colour scheme, layout, ease of understanding
Video Presentation:
 Use presentation program with audio turned on, e.g. power point
 Show your face at least at start and end of presentation
 Run for between 5 and 8 minutes
 Practice it to check it out yourself
 Speak clearly
 Don’t have much text on the slides – use diagrams or graphics to explain your point
Written Report:
Part A:
 Is product competition described?
 Compare the competitive dimensions in Table.
 Discuss the order qualifiers and order winners.
 Draw the product life cycle, indicating your product
 Discuss the risks and opportunities relating to this.
 Other details on the product, the SC or industry sector.
 Comment on relationships between the SC partners.
 Consider the Implications for the SC if MTO or MTS.
 How is performance of the SC is assessed?
 Any SCM challenges and if addressed adequately.
 A description of how the SC can be integrated?
 Describe Key business processes common to all entities
Part B:
 Evaluate the design and/or operation of the SC to assess whether the current SC meets
market/consumer needs.
 Describe any SC improvements to meet gaps in SC.
Clear Structure – Executive summary, analysis, improvements, lit review, tables & figures

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