Play the Sourcing Game: A new online game to teach negotiation, contracting and inventory management in supply chains

Saturday October 21, 2017 4:00-6:30 pm
George R. Brown Convention Center

portrait of Sam Wood

Corporate Session: Using a new online game to teach sourcing and purchasing

Coordinator: Sam Wood, President, Responsive Learning Technologies

ABSTRACT:
From the creators of Littlefield Technologies and the Supply Chain Game comes a new online game to teach sourcing and purchasing in supply chains. In the Sourcing Game, teams of students produce inventory, negotiate purchasing contracts with other teams, and sell inventory in a retail market. After introducing the game, participants will play an actual game. Although not required, participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet computer.