Student learning will involve team reflection on a case with reference to a broad range of theories and frameworks associated with purchasing and supply management. Student learning in the unit will be guided and assessed by means of an online quiz, group case study analysis (including literature review), a group presentation and a final examination.
|1.||Critically reflect on a range of functions that make up modern procurement processes, the importance they have in the supply chain, and how they have evolved over time;|
|2.||Consolidate and synthesise knowledge of purchasing and supply management through a well-structured and balanced individual report on a purchasing-related topic based upon the reading of established academic literature;|
|3.||Work collaboratively in a team to reflect upon experiences gained during an industry site visit with reference to theories and frameworks encountered in the unit in order to produce a professional case study report;|
|4.||Consult with team members to develop a professional class presentation on selected topics covered in their case study report; and|
|5.||Conceptualise and synthesise information from various sources to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge in the field of purchasing and supply management.|
|Case Study||Group Report||30%|
|Test||Tests (2 progressive in-class tests at 20% each)||40%|
Procurement & Supply Chain Management, 9th ed,
Lysons, K & Farrington B 2016,
Prentice Hall, England.
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