Course Brief

OUTCOME On completion of this unit, learners will be able to: A) Offer advice and guidance to main stakeholders on the application of the sourcing process. B) Understand supply chains which organisations operate in.

  • This course is offered in 50 hours

Upon successful completion of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the added value that can be achieved through procurement and supply chain management
  • Understand the stages of sourcing processes in creating added value outcomes that can be achieved with suppliers
  • Understand the main aspects of organisational infrastructure that shape the scope of a procurement or supply chain function
  • Understand the need for compliance with requirements when undertaking procurement activities in different sectors

The unit is examination based and comprises of four exam questions each worth 25 marks, each testing a different learning outcome.

  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply

    Gain an industry-driven, internationally-recognised Procurement and Supply qualification!

    For those with aspirations of advancing to middle management in a procurement role, this qualification is for you!. The Diploma in Procurement and Supply focusses on organisational procedures and processes including negotiation, planning, risk management and data analysis; equipping you to take on supervisory-level responsibilities within the procurement function.

    Building on the knowledge of the Advanced Certificate qualification, the Diploma programme consists of five compulsory units. One of these, Contexts of Procurement and Supply is an integrative unit which is designed to draw together the knowledge and understanding achieved in the other four units and to demonstrate how these units combine and integrate in a working environment.

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