MGT 496 Entire Course Strategic Warehouse
MGT 496 Week 1 DQ 1 Value Chain.
Review the “Value Chain” section in Chapter 1 of the text. Now consider your present position (or past position) and draw a simple value chain to include both primary activities and support activities. Do you have any recommendations to make your value chain more efficient or effective? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 1 DQ 2 Demand Methodology.
Review Table 2.1 “Comparisons of dependent and independent demand” in Chapter 2 of the text. Now consider your present organization (or past organization) and identify one of the demands that the organization utilizes. In 200-300 words, describe how your organization uses that demand methodology, and provide an additional demand methodology that you could recommend to your current or former organization. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 1 Quiz.
MGT 496 Week 2 DQ 1 The Yogurt Company and Security.
Review Action Time 3.1: The Yogurt Company and Security (found in Chapter 3 of the text). In 200-300 words, identify a potential cause of the thefts and provide two recommendations to the management of The Yogurt Company on how they can eliminate this problem. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 2 DQ 2 Live Racking at B.M.W
Review Case Study 5.1: Live Racking at B.M.W. found in Chapter 5 of the text. Assume that you are the warehouse director for B.M.W. B.M.W. has learned that the 39-second cycle time described in the case is inadequate for 21st century operations and has asked you to reduce the cycle time down to 30 seconds or less. In 200-300 words, identify a technique described in Chapter 4 or 5 that could potentially be used to reduce cycle time down to 30 seconds or less. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 2 Quiz.
MGT 496 Week 3 DQ 1 System Implementation.
Review the “System Implementation” section in Chapter 6 of the text. Select two risks that your current (or former) organization could potentially face. In 200-250 words, provide a potential risk mitigation recommendation for each of the two. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 3 DQ 2 Occupational Safety & Health Administration (O.S.H.A.).
Download the O.S.H.A Pocket Guide – Worker Safety Series: Warehousing. Identify two potential safety issues that your current (or former) organization could be facing and explain why in 200-250 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 3 Quiz.
MGT 496 Week 3 Warehouse Health and Safety
MGT 496 Week 4 Alternative Assignment
MGT 496 Week 4 DQ 1 5-S Guidelines.
Review the 5-S Guidelines provided in Chapter 8. Using your desktop, a coffee table, or other small area, attempt to “5-S” that area. In 200-250 words, discuss some of the challenges you faced when trying to implement 5-S and ways you overcame them. Respond to at least two of your fellow student’s posts.
MGT 496 Week 4 DQ 2 Third Party Supplier Relationship Management (3 P.L. S.M.S.).
What is the value to the company and the supplier in developing and implementing a Third Party Supplier Relationship Management (3 P.L. S.M.S.) System? How can such a system provide greater efficiency? In 200-250 words, describe the value to the organization. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 4 Quiz.
MGT 496 Week 5 DQ 1 Warehouse Manager Position.
Assume you are searching for a position as a warehouse manager. Go to one of the major job-search websites (e.g. Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com) and look for positions that match “warehouse manager”. In 200-250 words, state three qualifications that are required for a warehouse manager position and why you think those qualifications are important to the position. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 5 DQ 2 Warehousing Aims Ideals.
Review the “Warehousing Aims/Ideals” in Chapter 11. Identify at least two aims/ideals that you have seen implemented at your current (or former) organization. In 200-250 words, explain why that aim/ideal was implemented. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
MGT 496 Week 5 Final Paper
Strategic Warehouse Management
Strategic Warehouse Management, Inc. is one of the most popular warehousing businesses in the U.S. This organization is focused in the creation and management of warehouse operations. The CEO’s market development team believed that opening a warehouse in Australia is such a marvelous opportunity for the business to grow in the international market. This warehouse can serve many businesses in Australia. The management immediately designed a plan to establish and operate a “non-resident company” in the said location. They even desired to open a warehouse in any city in Australia. Thus, there are a number of Australian clients who embraced the idea. They even asked the company to take charge of their goods from Australia to the different states in the U.S. However, the CEO cannot afford to establish one without making preliminary plans. Furthermore, they looked forward to meticulously design a business strategy or plan to ascertain successful and efficient operations. Described below are the warehouse operations that present the company’s supply chain.