Pune University Supply Chain Management Question Papers
B.E. (Production S/W) SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (2008 Pattern) (Elective – III) (Sem. – II)
Time :3 Hours] [Max. Marks :100
Instructions to the candidates :
1) Answer any Three questionsfrom each Section.
2) Your answers will be valued as a whole.
3) Assume suitable data, if necessary.
SECTION – I
QIA a) Discuss primary and secondary objectives of supply chain Management.
b) What actions a manager can take to overcome the obstacles and achieve Co-ordination in supply chain? 
Q2) a) What actions a manager can take to overcome the obstacles and achieve Co-ordination in supply chain? 
b) Discuss various forecasting techniques used in SCM. 
Q3) a) How can a company use pricing to change demand patterns? Give Examples. 
b) Identify cycles 8 push-pull boundary in supply chain when you are Purchasing SONY LCD TV from a shop in your city. 
Q4) a) Discuss the procedure of forecasting the demand. 
b) What are the different methods of forecasting? Discuss them briefly. 
SECTION – II
Q5) a) Why is IT the key component of SCM system? “Successful IT Implementation is the outgrowth of the participation of knowledge Workers”. Comment with examples. 
b) Explain the basic purchasing cycle and the role of purchasing manager in Detail. 
Q6) Write short notes on any three of the following: 
a) Cycle stock in SCM.
b) Economics of scale.
c) Facility location decisions in supply chain.
d) Impact of financial factors on supply chain decisions.
e) Aggregate planning in SCM.
Q7) a) List out various factors influencing Network design in supply chain. How the exchange rates 8 import duties affect the location decision in supply chain? 
b) Changing the distribution network affects the supply chain cost. Discuss.
Q8) a) Discuss the actions taken by Manager to overcome the obstacles and to achieve co-ordination in supply chain. 
What is DCF analysis? Why it is used in SCM.