BUSS 302 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. KCA Past Paper

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2016/2017
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINESS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUSS 302 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
FULL TIME AND PART TIME
DATE: AUGUST, 2017 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE [30 MARKS]
a. Discuss the Supply Chain Management (SCM) citing observations that can be made arising
from the definition of SCM. 15 Marks
b. Describe what the Development Chain entails. 10 Marks
c. Warehousing as part of Supply Chain can be built to accommodate different approaches. Give
three main approaches used in warehousing. 5 Marks
QUESTION TWO [20 MARKS]
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. 20 Marks
QUESTION THREE [20 MARKS]
a. Companies in supply chain must make decisions individually and collectively regarding
their actions. Discuss five areas in which these decisions are made. 15 Marks
b. In Implementation Procedure explain the Flexible Approach. 5 Marks
QUESTION FOUR [20 MARKS]
a. Describe the Seven Principles of supply-chain management provided by Andersen Consulting
as guidance. 15 Marks
b. Discuss the important characteristics of firms and service providers in Supply Chain
operations. 5 Marks
QUESTION FIVE [20 MARKS]
Describe the main participants in the Supply Chain Management. 20 Marks

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