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Procurement Management

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: SCM20002

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 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


  • 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.

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