This is a specialist supply chain and logistics management unit within the Bachelor of Business (Supply Chain and Logistics Management). Students will reflect on processes behind sourcing suppliers - selection, certification and assessment. Further, students will work collaboratively to report on effective supplier relationships and their importance to successful purchasing. The unit facilitates appraisal of the importance of contracts and activities carried out during different stages of negotiation.
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.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.