As background information, familiarise yourself with the EFQM model (the PDF is also available within the Assessment Instructions section). The questions and assessment criteria for Coursework

Assignment Task

Prior Reading

As background information, familiarise yourself with the EFQM model (the PDF is also available within the Assessment Instructions section). The questions and assessment criteria for Coursework A assessment are outlined below.

Overall Task

1. Apply the EFQM Business Excellence model, using relevant theory and concepts learnt on the module, to one organisation of your choice in the food industry. Draw on your analysis to identify and capture strengths and areas for improvement to the chosen organisation.

Engaging Stakeholders

Discuss how the sustainable relationships with partners & suppliers build within the company.

Creating Sustainable Value

Critically evaluate the key processes required to deliver the value.

Driving Performance & Transformation

Analyse how the company develops new product and evaluate whether the company utilises technology (5.3)?

Based on your analysis, recommend one Operations OR Supply Chain Management strategy that the chosen organisation could pursue to drive business excellence. Apply RADAR framework to your recommendation.

Strategy

What would success look like from this strategy?Describe what the strategy looks like in terms of an approach or approaches?What specific steps would the chosen organisation take to deliver this strategy/approach?How would the chosen organisation ensure the approach stays on track? What else would they need to consider? Who else could they learn from?

Advice on the practical application of theory

There is an expectation that you go beyond learning gained on the BMHPO module. This includes a need to conduct your own research into the key themes underpinning the questions above using the academic literature (e.g. journal articles and other credible sources).

You will need to briefly introduce your chosen organisation to familiarise the reader with the appropriate context. There are no marks for detailed background to the company. You are being assessed on your reflections, interpretation, and application of theory in practice and analytical reasoning using accepted academic practice and literature.