The exhaustive list of topics in Strategic Sourcing in which we provide Help with Homework Assignment and Help with Project is as follows:
- Evolution of Sourcing:
Purchasing a dynamic profession - Origins of Purchasing and transition to supply management – value adding benefits and strategic focus. Five Major Developments – cross functional teams, supply chain and supply networks, supply alliances, strategic sourcing, e-procurement, Global Sourcing
- Supply Management – An organization spanning activity:
Supply Management’s role in business, Supply Management’s relation with other departments, Supply Management in non-manufacturing organizations, Supply Management and the external environment.
- Purchase Management:
Purchasing activity, determining purchasing quantities, methods of buying, Just in Time Purchasing.
- Stores Management:
Functions and Importance of Stores Management, Organization of stores, Stores Procedure, Replenishment system.
- Buyer-Supplier Relationships:
Transformation of buyer-supplier relationships, Three types of buyer supplier relationships, Supplier’s perspective, Developing and managing collaborative and alliance relationships – joint problem solving, quality at the source, information sharing. Supplier selection, certification, evaluation. Relationships of the future – JIT in the supply management
- Cross-Functional Teams:
Cross-functional teams and supply management activities, benefits of cross-functional teams, challenges of cross-functional teams, prerequisites to success of cross-functional teams.
- Supply Management and Social Responsibilities:
Diversity suppliers, Protecting our Physical environment, values in the workplace.