Date of Award

5-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Project Management

Abstract

The objective of this research is to profile the risk involved with the external procurement and what risk mitigation strategy need to be in place to avoid any disruptions in the supply chain.

To limit the scope of the research, Focus will be only on the buy items used for building the capital equipment at Medtronic. For research, data is gathered by doing creating the survey which will be distributed among the external suppliers and by doing interviews with people from different functions.

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