Supply chains | business | Colorado College

Primary Discussion Response is due by Thursday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Saturday (11:59:59pm Central).

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200-250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Supply chain strategy includes a long-range plan for the design and ongoing management of all supply chain decisions that define the structure, function, facilities, and priorities of the supply chain. Competitive priorities differentiate companies from their competitors to gain competitive advantage.

  • What is a supply chain strategy?
  • How does the supply chain strategy support the business strategy?
  • How can supply chain professionals utilize a supply chain strategy to gain a competitive advantage?

Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with a reply of 50-100 words about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. Use the following to guide you in your responses:

  • What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
  • What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?