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Purchases/Sales simulator

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Simulator whose purpose is to give players an overview of how different determining factors influence a company´s purchasing management. Players role-play as purchasing manager in a plastics company that must meet specific objectives. Players manage the purchases of raw materials and the production orders, adapting to the raw materials market, to the sales projections and to other events that force them to anticipate problems and make decisions.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: July 14, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 09, 2012
Send email to multimedia@ie.edu
Submitter: idoia olazar
Keywords: Supply Chain, Management of supplies, Purchasing, Sales Management, Sales management


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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
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Primary Audience: Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Internet access. Navigator

Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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