Procurement and Supply Management
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Discuss the major elements, concepts and principles of procurement and supply management discipline.
- Appraise and critique issues on procurement and supply management, supported by theoretical principles and concepts.
- Assess the procurement and supply management strategies and processes in the public and private sectors, and propose potential improvement strategies and implement actions.
- Identify and evaluate ethical, social responsibility and sustainability issues in the field of procurement and supply management
This course collects data for Assurance of Learning purposes for the program learning objective (PLO): Critically analyse local and global business issues to apply inclusive, socially responsible and sustainable practices.
- 1. Introduction to Procurement and Supply Management
- 2. Sustainability, Law and Ethics
- 3. Supply Processes
- 4. Supplier evaluation and selection
- 5. Getting the right quantity
- 6. Getting the right quality
- 7. Global outsourcing
- 8. Contract management
- 9. Price and cost management
- 10. Supplier performance and relationship management
- 11. Public procurement and procurement services
- 12. Review and final exam preparation
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This course examines the key areas of purchasing and supply of goods and services in a logistics and supply chain context. Key issues such as purchasing and e-purchasing, managing contracts, monitoring performance under contracts, contract renewal, and contract termination will be examined. The critical areas of relationship management and managing information, in the context of purchasing and supply, will be themes throughout the course.
- Non-invigilated Examination (40%)
- Report (40%)
- Presentation (20%)
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