240SAM Supply Chain and Operations Management Coursework 1

Word limit is 2250 words. Details of how the word limit should be allocated are given in the
task section of this assignment brief. A 10% tolerance of the word limit exists on this
assignment (minimum number of words is 2025 and maximum is 2475).
There will be a penalty of a deduction of 10% of the mark for work exceeding the word limit
by 10% or more. The word limit includes in-citations but excludes the final reference list and

You should submit the softcopy (in word file) to the submission link in Moodle.
No work will be marked unless the softcopy is received for originality check by Turnitin.
Cover sheet must be completed and attached to the first page of your submission.
Courework #1 contributes 50% to total Module mark.

Learning Outcomes Assessed
– Apply modern supply chain management principles and practice, including the evolution of
modern operations management theory, to business cases.
– Critically analyse the process of supply chain management decision making.
– Apply and critically analyse appropriate management frameworks which can be used for
the planning and control of materials and services, from the viewpoints of quality, quantity
and cost analysis.
– Appreciate and utilise the range of tools and techniques available to aid efficient and
effective Supply chain managerial decision making.

This is an individual portfolio assignment of 2250 word +/- 10%. The aim is to
demonstrate how the module contributed to your journey of learning and development
within your course.
This assignment requires you to write an individual portfolio addressing the following:
The portfolio covers your learning throughout this semester:
“Describe and analyse the supply chain for a food or drink product of your choice.”
You should ensure that you include the following aspects in your discussion:
 How the supply chain models and tools can be applied to your chosen food or drink
 The issues and problems that may exist within this supply chain.
Lecturer would brief how to prepare portfolio assignment in 4th class.

Using appropriate academic referencing (Coventry University – Harvard Referencing style).
All references are to be shown in a “Reference section” at the end of the report. (14 references
at least with 4 of them from journals).
Lecture notes are NOT counted in references. Students are encouraged to read additional
learning material for the assignment.
*Evidence of Participation in Online Activities on Moodle: students are expected to participate
in all the weekly online activities of this module on Moodle. A screenshot of relevant
discussion to the portfolio question should be included as an appendix in this report as proof of

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