In Project Part 1, you will research for a company that has successfully transformed its business practices related to supply chain management.

In Project Part 2, you will summarize the role of project management in procurement and supply chain management.

Course Objectives Tested: 1. Analyze when and how to plan procurement for a project on the basis of the process outlined in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). 2. Analyze procurement documents for completeness and accuracy. 3. Implement the process for requesting seller responses and selecting sellers as described in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). 4. Implement the process for contract administration and closure as described in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). 5. Analyze the logistics of procurement. 6. Analyze the ethical considerations associated with procurement management in a project.

Title: Successful Supply Chain Management Recently, many companies have improved their competitiveness and profitability through supply chain management.

Using what you have learned in this course, perform the following tasks:

Task 1: Using the ITT Tech Virtual Library, select and research a company that you think has been successful at transforming its business practices related to supply chain management. Give a brief introduction of the company and the products it distributes to consumers. Justify your choice.

Task 2: Discuss the ways in which the company has changed or improved its product competitiveness and profitability. Discuss the ways in which the company achieved this. Finally, in your third paragraph, discuss how the company distributes its products to consumers.

Submission Requirement: Cite all sources and references in APA format. Submit your project report as a Microsoft Word document in at least five pages in APA format: o Font: Arial; 12 point o Line spacing: Double