This unit of study aims to enhance student’s understanding of the operational importance of procurement, across geographical boundaries, for the strategic acquisition of goods and services by business organisations.
|1.||Analyse a range of functions that make up the modern procurement process, the importance they have in the supply chain, and how they have evolved over time;|
|2.||Produce a well-structured and balanced individual report, on a purchasing-related topic, based upon the reading of established academic opinion;|
|3.||As a member of a small team, produce a professional case study report based on experiences gained during an industry site visit, linking those experiences with theory learnt in the classroom; and|
|4.||Work with other team members in delivering a professional class presentation based around selected topics covered in their case study report.|
|Literature Review||Individual Report||20%|
|Case Study||Industry Based Group Case Study/Report||40%|
|Test||1 Hour Class Test||30%|
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. 5
Monczka, RM, Handfield, RB, Giunipero, L, Patterson, JL. 2011.
South Western Cengage Learning
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