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VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY VILLANOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FTE MBA Program CMB 8050 - 001: VIRTUAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT Spring 2010 Dr. Matthew J. Liberatore Phone No.: (610) 519-4390 Office: 3072 Bartley Hall Fax No.: (610) 519- 6566 E-mail address: Class web site: Class schedule: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and by appointment ______________________________________________________________________________ SYLLABUS DESCRITION: This course focuses on improving the performance of the firm and its supply chain through coordination among…show more content…
The “presenting team” will provide the background and content of the case, an analysis of what the company did correctly or incorrectly, and suggestions about what the company should do in the future. They should also address any questions given as part of the case write-up or indicated by the instructor. The “questioning team” will be responsible for questioning the presenting team, offering alternative solutions, and for leading the rest of the class in a discussion of the case. The questioning team will submit a written list of questions prior to the presentation. The members of the class will be asked to assess the performance of both teams. The instructor will incorporate the class evaluations into the presentation grades. WRITTEN CASES: All students are individually required to submit three written case reports. The cases selected will be among those that a student is not participating as part of either the presenting or questioning team. The three reports will be selected from among the following cases: Sport Obermeyer Barilla SpA Zara H-P: Network Printer Design Contract Manufacturing Ethics Mattel Toy Recall These reports should be no more than six typed pages in length (double spaced, one inch margins, 12-point Times New Roman font). Proper grammar, spelling, and paragraph construction as well as evidence of effort in crafting a well-written analysis are required. Any questions listed in the case
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