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- 15 Nov 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Investigate the procurement process in a range of applications including public, capital, project, retail, commodity, services and facilities procurement.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and knowledge of strategic purchasing issues including, but not limited to, outsourcing, risk management, innovation, quality control and supply chain management.
- Apply contemporary business principles and concepts to supplier selection and management.
- 1 THE PURCHASING FUNCTION
- 2 The purchasing process
- 3 Outsourcing and risk management
- 4 Purchasing management and strategy
- 5 Sourcing strategies and supplier selection
- 6 Purchasing, logistics and supply chain management
- 7 Facilities management and buying services
- 8 Public procurement
- 9 Procurement applications-capital and project procurement
- 10 Procurement applications- retail and commodity procurement
- 11 Purchasing performance management
- 12 Managing supplier relationships
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
The aim of this subject is to examine the processes, functions and strategies required by organisations to acquire goods, services and equipment from other organisations. The subject covers three broad dimensions of the procurement function within organisations. Firstly, the subject familiarises you with the purchasing processes employed by organisations in both the public and private sectors. Secondly, the subject discusses strategic decision-making in a range of procurement-related issues that have a direct impact on how an organisation operates. Thirdly, the subject examines the supplier-related tasks of purchasing professionals, including supplier selection and management.
- closed book; essay type of questions (40%)
- ENGAGEMENT QUIZ (0%)
- THE KRALJIC’S PURCHASING PORTFOLIO (20%)
- THE PURCHASING PROCESS (10%)
- CASE STUDY (30%)
Current study term: 14 Nov 21 to 13 Feb 22
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