BUSS 302  SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS IN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUSS 302 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
FULL TIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: DECEMBER, 2017 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a. Discuss the Supply Chain Management (SCM) citing observations that can be made arising
from the definition of SCM. 15Marks
b. Describe what the Development Chain entails. 10Marks
c. Warehousing as part of Supply Chain can be built to accommodate different approaches. Give
three main approaches used in warehousing. 5Marks
QUESTION TWO
a. Software developers have devised a host of solutions to handle specific supply chain tasks.
Describe four types of software that are used in supply chain. 20Marks
QUESTION THREE
a. Companies in supply chain must make decisions individually and collectively regarding
their actions. Discuss five areas in which these decisions are made. 15Marks
b. In Implementation Procedure explain the Flexible Approach. 5Marks
QUESTION FOUR
a. Describe the Seven Principles of supply-chain management provided by Andersen Consulting
as guidance. 15Marks
b. Discuss the important characteristics of firms and service providers in Supply Chain
operations. 5Marks
QUESTION FIVE
a. Describe the main participants in the Supply Chain Management. 20Marks

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