Search Swinburne Online
Expand Menu Close Menu
All Online Courses

Undergraduate

See more

Undergraduate

See more

Undergraduate

See more

Undergraduate

See more

Undergraduate

See more

Undergraduate

See more

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

VET

VET

VET

Apply Today Course Guide
Online unit

Procurement Management

Overview of the unit

Unit code: BUS20007
Duration: 1 Teaching Period
Contact hours: Recommended 8 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit develops students’ understanding of the purchasing process and help them in making buying decisions. By exploring the supply chain management process, students understand how purchasing decisions impact on logistics and operations management, and hence extend the range of references they may include in their decision making analysis when making purchasing decisions

Content

  • Organisational purchasing process and practices
  • Supplier selection processes
  • Maintaining relationship with suppliers
  • Importance of procurement in integrated supply chains
  • Factors influencing pricing
  • Importing goods and services, including the effect of currency fluctuations

This unit is found in Bachelor of Business With a Major in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.