Strategic Procurement Management
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- 20 Feb 2023
- 10 Jul 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the key concepts, practices and processes related to strategic procurement decisions
- Discuss the strategic procurement functions and their integration with company’s supply chain to effectively manage supply as a holistic process
- Apply strategic procurement related approaches, techniques and methods to improve procurement performance
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In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
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The subject develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, procurement marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations and contract management, information technologies and future developments, and practical applications in various contexts, such as procurement for various types of goods and services, procurement for the public and retail sector, outsourcing, and capital and commodity procurement. It is crucial to the in-depth understanding of logistics management and the ability to do critical thinking and strategic planning of logistics operations. This subject also provides strategic procurement related approaches, techniques and methods to improve procurement performance.
You will find the content covered in subjects JNB624 Supply Chain Management, JNB522 Business Logistics, JNB739 Strategic Management and JNB639 Warehousing and Inventory Management relevant to this topic.
- Online Quiz (10%)
- Case Study (30%)
- Essay (20%)
- Final Exam (40%)
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