HEP 0201: PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
OF
AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
University Examinations 2014/2015
STAGE III END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE
DIPLOMA IN PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT
HEP 0201: PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY
DATE: AUGUST 2014 TIME: 1½ HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY) AND ANY OTHER TWO QUESTIONS

Question One (20 Marks)

a) What is the purchasing and supply chain? (3 Marks)

b) List five activities involved in the purchasing and supply chain? (5 Marks)

c) List and explain three supply chain principles. (12 Marks)

Question Two (15 Marks)

a) State five purchasing and supply chain strategic objectives. (5 Marks)

b) Explain five areas in which purchasing and supply chain management can have a direct effect on corporate value. (10 Marks)

c) Give an example of a supply chain of a simple product. (5 Marks)

Question Three (20 Marks)

a) Explain the five key dimensions of supply chain management. (10 Marks)

b) What are five obstacles for achieving strategic fit? (10 Marks)

 

Question Four (20 Marks)

a) Discuss five trends in purchasing and supply chain strategy. (10 Marks)

b) Describe the steps involved to implement the supply chain agenda. (10 Marks)

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