What personal and transferable skills should a transport/logistics/SCM graduate possess to support these organisations and their activities?
Business Skills BFT1015
Assignment Four: Essay Writing
Terms of Reference
You have been asked to produce an individual essay on the following topic:
The importance of transport, logistics and supply chain management to global organisations has taken on greater prominence in recent years and yet these organisations struggle to recruit appropriately qualified and experienced personnel. What personal and transferable skills should a transport/logistics/SCM graduate possess to support these organisations and their activities?
Maximum Word Limit 1000 words.
1. Think hard about the essay title. What does it mean? What information is required?
Prepare an Essay Plan and ensure that you have developed an appropriate structure for the essay. Place your Essay Plan in your Portfolio. If necessary, discuss your essay plan with your tutor. Word Process the Essay
2. Remember, this is a Skills module and that the essay is being assessed according to style, structure and argument, rather than just content alone.
The assignment will be assessed according to the range of criteria discussed in the Lecture/Workshop and Tutorials. In particular, you should focus upon the following:
• Structure of the Essay
• Readability and Good Presentation
• Right Level and Tone
• Supporting Evidence, Examples
• Analysis, Evaluation
• Good Conclusion