CBM 10 STORES AND MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

 

MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY
REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
FIRST YEAR SECOND SEMESTERSCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENTCOURSE CODE: CBM 10
COURSE TITLE: STORES AND MATERIAL
MANAGEMENT
DATE: 25TH APRIL 2017 TIME: 2.00PM-4.00PM

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
• Answer question ONE (compulsory) and any other THREE
• Question one carries 25 marks
• All other questions carry 15 marks
This paper consists of 2 printed pages. Please turn over

QUESTION ONE
a) Explain the role of stores and material management department in an organization. (6marks)
b) Describe the four major categories of services rendered by the stores department. (8marks)
c) Discuss the features of centralized and dis-centralized stores. (6marks)
d) Differentiate between push system and pull system in stores management
(5marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Discuss five factors that an organization should consider when choosing the location of the stores. (10marks)
b) Explain down five signs that show poor handling of storage and material handling in an organization. (5 marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) What are the advantages of implementing or improving material requirement planning in an organization? (10marks)
b) Discuss two steps of business organization purchasing process. (5marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Discuss the main functions of stores Personnel in an organization.
(10marks)
b) Explain the importance of storekeeping (5 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
Efficient stores and material management is of much benefit to an organization. Discuss (15marks)

 

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