Deliverable Length: 5-7 pages in APA format (see attached)
Consider the following scenario:
As part of the management team for PPQ Parts manufacturing company, you are tasked with selecting the best software packages for the firm’s materials requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirement planning (CRP), and enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs.
Use the Internet, course materials and web resources to research the pros and cons of six software systems designed to perform these functions. Then, write a 5 – 7 page Software Recommendations Report that you will submit to the chief executive.
In the report, be sure to justify your recommendations by analyzing the pros and cons of each of the six software systems you evaluated.
You will need to include information such as cost, compatibility with current systems and work flow processes, functionality, ease of use, and end user support.
|Deliverable requirements addressed; understanding of material and writer’s message and intent are clear.||35%|
|Scholarly research which supports writer’s position properly acknowledged and cited direct quotations may not exceed 10% of the word count of the body of the assignment deliverable (excluded title page, abstract or table of contents if used, tables, exhibits, appendices, and reference page(s). Inclusion of plagiarized content will not be tolerated and may result in adverse academic consequences.||20%|
|Critical thinking: Position is well-justified; logical flow; examples provided where appropriate.||20%|
|Structure: Includes introduction and conclusion; proper paragraph format; reads as a polished academic paper or professional presentation, as appropriate for the required assignment deliverable.||10%|
|Mechanical: No spelling, grammatical, or punctuation errors.||10%|
|APA: Deliverable is cited properly according to the APA Publication Manual (6th ed.).||5%|