Procurement And Acquisition

First off this is a progression piece. As each part is finished please post asap . I will list each section with its timeline or due date needed. Remeber my tips are usually good.

I have attached 2 documents that will help in the project.

Part 1 due in 2 days

400 – 600 words

Government and Commercial Environments

Select and research an organization that will be the subject of the Procurement Plan Project

  • An introduction and description of your choice organization, characterizing it as either a government (public) or a commercial (private) entity
  • A breakdown of the procurement process for this kind of organization
  • An analysis of how the procurement process for your organization differs from its commercial or government counterpart

Part 2 Due in 3 days

400-600 Words

Government and Commercial Environments

Given the organization that you have selected, complete the Organizational Overview and Materials Purchased sections of the Procurement Plan Project as follows:

  • The Organizational Overview should provide a description of the type of organization you have chosen.
    • Identify whether it is a government or commercial organization.
    • Describe the primary industry or level of government.
  • In the Materials Purchased section, describe the materials or services that will be procured for the organization based on the industry or government type.
    • Does the organization supply materials used for products, software systems, service items, goods for resale, or other types of material?

Part 3 Due in 5 Days

400-600 Words

Bid and Proposal Processes

Request methods such as requests for information (RFIs), requests for quotation (RFQs), and requests for proposal (RFPs) are used to obtain pertinent information from potential suppliers. Based on the organization you have selected, respond to the following questions:

  • What types of material or services will your organization purchase from outside suppliers?
  • What are the differences between RFIs, RFQs, and RFPs?
  • Which request type (RFI, RFQ, or RFP) would be used for your organization?
    • Explain why you chose this request type.

Part 4 Due in 6 days

400-600 Words

Bid and Proposal Processes

Complete the Bid and Proposal Documents section of the Procurement Plan Project as follows:

  • This section should detail the request types you will use, and it should specify the criteria (specifications and features that you want) for materials or services purchased.
    • How will these requests be used to get information from potential suppliers?
    • Describe the criteria required for the materials or services purchased.
    • How will the criteria for the materials or services purchased be incorporated into the request types?

Update the Table of Contents and Reference sections of your Procurement Plan each week as needed.

Part 5 Due BY September 4

400-600 words

Contract Types for Pricing

Based on your chosen organization, compare and contrast the various contract types such as firm-fixed-price (FFP), cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF), cost-no-fee (CNF), and cost-plus-incentive-fee (CPIF) contracts. You may also find other contract types applicable to your commercial or governmental organization. Include the following information in your discussion:

  • What type of contract is most relevant for the chosen organization?
  • Why is this contract type most relevant?
  • What is the significance of cost management from a strategic perspective?

Part 6 Due By September 5

400-600 Words

Contract Types for Pricing

Complete the Contract Types section of the Procurement Plan Project as follows:

  • This section will detail the contract types (firm-fixed-price [FFP] contracts, cost-plus-fixed-fee [CPFF] contracts, cost-no-fee [CNF] contracts, and cost-plus-incentive-fee [CPIF], or others) that you will use within your organization.
    • Why are these contract types most relevant for your organization?
    • What specific cost management tools and techniques will be used by your organization?

Update the Table of Contents and Reference sections of your Procurement Plan each week as needed.

Part 7 Due by September 9

400-600 words

Supplier Relationships

Complete the Third-Party Logistics (3PLs) and Supplier Relationship Management sections of the Procurement Plan Project as follows:

  • Describe the use of third parties for logistical purposes.
  • Describe how the relationship with the suppliers will be managed.

Update the Table of Contents and the Reference sections, and submit them with your current version of Part 1 of the Procurement Plan Project.

Part 8 Due By September 13

400-600 words

Finalizing Contracts

Complete Part 2 of the Procurement Plan Project. This consists of the Contract Closeout and Maintaining Supplier Performance sections of the Procurement Plan Project as well as a memo to the procurement officer for your organization.

  • The Contract Closeout section will briefly describe the contract closing process with suppliers.
    • How you will finalize payments to suppliers?
  • The Maintaining Supplier Performance section will have descriptions of the partnerships or alliances that your organization has with the suppliers.
    • What are the key performance indicators (KPIs) used?
    • Describe the methods that will be used to measure supplier performance.
    • Explain why you have chosen these measurements.
  • Use the template to compose a memo to the organizational procurement officer.
    • State why this plan should be used by the organization.
    • Explain how your plan aligns with the organizational strategy.

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