“The course project is a case study.
- Select an organization or company. This project will provide you hands-on experience.
- Learn all you can about its purchasing and supply management
- purchasing and supplier management,
- their operations and supply chain problems,
- how they have solved them, and
- any challenge which the company faces.
- You are expected to suggest a solution to solve the problem(s).
- You may choose the scope of overall purchasing and supply management of the company or organization or any specific aspect of the purchasing and
supply management, such as, buyer-supply relationship, and supplier evaluation.
Due to COVID-19, you might not be able to meet with supply chain managers/staff of the company or organization. Video conferences are suggested.
Suggested contents or structure of the case study
- Company background: Please do not make it too long; one or two paragraphs should be fine.
- The purchasing function of the company including organization structure and managers and staff in the purchasing the department if it is applicable.
- The purchasing process of the company such as supplier development, supplier selection, product ordering process, etc.
- The challenge or difficulty within the purchasing function or department.
- The data and information collection that your did.
- The analysis and the solutions you conducted or designed to improve the company’s purchasing process. This is a major contribution in this project. It is
better to present the solution to the company and listen to their feedbacks before submitting your paper to the instructor.
Read I Dared to Call Him Father: The Miraculous Story of a Muslim Woman’s Encounter with God.
Write a book review which should reflect that you have carefully read, understood, and evaluated the book. The review should be done as a Word document with 6-7 double-spaced, typewritten pages.
Review Textbook: Experiencing the World’s Religions: Traditions, Challenge, and Change and 4.1a PowerPoint: Islam.
Your initial post should be at least 200-300 words and should comment on an idea, event, work, concept, or person found in the text/media. After reviewing the text/media, what is one thing that you thought to be interesting and why? It cannot be the same subject matter as a previous discussion. For this reason, you should feel free to title a discussion with the subject you will discuss from the reading and later add content.
This discussion should indicate YOUR thoughts and feedback on this Unit’s assigned reading. You should concentrate on only one aspect of the text/media that you thought was interesting and share your thoughts about it.
Compare and contrast between the concepts of integrated rural development and agricultural transformation with specific example of a country or a region.
The story of Derdriu that is told in “Exile of the Sons of Uisliu” is one of great tragedy, but it’s also one of great strength. Discuss the depiction, the representation, and the treatment of Derdriu in the short tale, beginning with her rather unusual birth up through the point of her death. Would you consider her to be a heroic woman? Explain why or why not, using examples and/or quotes from the text to support your answer.
In the final part of your answer, explain whether or not your opinion of Conchobor has changed from his first description in “How Conchobor was Begotten” to his role in Derdriu’s death.
The Táin: From the Irish Epic Táin Bó Cuailnge, translated by Thomas Kinsella. Oxford University Press, 2002.
Before The Táin, pp. 1 to 52
The Táin, pp. 52 to 114
Chapter I: The Pillow Talk
Chapter II: The Táin Bó Cuailnge Begins
Chapter III: The Army Encounters Cúchulainn
Chapter IV: Cúchulainn’s Boyhood Deeds
Additional Resources: External Links
Megalithic Ireland: http://www.megalithicireland.com/Clochafarmore.htm
Voices From the Dawn: https://voicesfromthedawn.com/clochafarmore-stone/
YouTube Video (Music)
Davy Spillane – Caoineadh Cú Chulainn (The Cry Of Cú Chulainn): https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnli_cr2tI8&feature=youtu.be
Share your thoughts and opinions on the future of music, newspaper, and books
Recall a decade ago. How have your purchase habits for music, newspaper, and books changed? Are your changes consistent with the overall societal changes in the consumption of music, newspaper, and books? Provide examples to support your claim.
Identify a social, environmental, or political problem that is of local, national, or global concern.
A causal analysis asks you to examine either the causes of a problem, why the problem has happened, or what factors have led to a particular problem. To write an effective causal analysis essay the thesis and body paragraphs should focus on 2–4 specific causes (i.e., actions, events, thoughts, attitudes, conditions, or decisions) that have led to the problem you have identified. Writing about causes is an important skill in academic, professional, and real-world contexts, and the ability to identify the causes of a problem is essential in persuasive writing.
Professional associations like the American Medical Association, American Nurses Association, and others actively facilitate member engagement in political advocacy. For this assignment, you will research political advocacy models of professional associations, and develop a program outline to be proposed to a professional association or group of your choosing.
Objective: Political advocacy program proposal
Primary – Members of a professional association or group (local/state/institutional).
Secondary – Leadership team of the association or group. Those who will approve your proposal.
Elements to include (but not limited to):
Need assessment (why this is needed in your profession/location)
Goals and Objectives
Governance structure (leadership roles)
Membership (member base, recruitment)
Length: A minimum of three pages of content.
APA requirements: Title, reference page, a minimum of three references. In-text citations should be used to support your proposal.
What are some of the challenges when completing research in computer and information sciences? Why are they challenges and how can they be overcome?