mbus 306 final exam study guide

Get perfect grades by consistently using our writing services. Place your order and get a quality paper today. Take advantage of our current 20% discount by using the coupon code GET20

Order a Similar Paper Order a Different Paper
  • Understand the practices and tools in new product design (see Issues in Product Development slides)
  • Purpose and Sections of the House of Quality
  • Methods in evaluating consumer preferences in product design
  • Case studies in location strategies – Fedex
  • Distinguish retail, services, manufacturing, warehouse and other location strategy drivers
  • Factors that affect location decisions
  • Calculate labor productivity
  • Apply the factor rating method of assessing of evaluating location alternatives
  • Apply the center of gravity method of assessing optimal distribution center locations given ship-to locations and volumes
  • Understand and distinguish between the considerations (critical success factors) of location decisions at the macro, regional and micro-geographic levels
  • Understanding and calculating the pace of production
  • Layout strategies and distinctions between those key layout considerations for retail, office, warehouse, services, and other businesses
  • Distinguishing directional flow of the supply chain – what is closer to the customer and what is further away; what are the tiers of the supply chain
  • Reasons and rationale in the make or buy decision
  • Bullwhip effect
  • Strategies and opportunities in integrating the supply chain
  • Quantitative versus qualitative methods of forecasting
  • Apply the time-series methods in several simple calculations (naïve, moving average, weighted moving average and exponential smoothing); understand what a smoothing constant is
  • Components, dimensions or facets of any time series – what are they and what are their characteristics
  • Understand associative models of forecasting
  • Supply planning – chase versus level strategies
  • Purpose/drivers of ERP adoption
  • Two biggest ERP solution development firms
  • Scope of ERP capabilities
  • Purpose and applicability of CRM
  • Business process reengineering and management with ERPs
  • Master data versus transactional data
  • ERP implementation methods and its phases (particularly what goes on in business blueprint)
  • Configuration versus customization
  • Industrial vertical solutions and their purpose

"Is this question part of your assignment? We can help"


Got stuck with another paper? We can help! Use our paper writing service to score better grades and meet your deadlines.

Get 15% discount for your first order

Order a Similar Paper Order a Different Paper