Course Brief

OUTCOME: On completion of this unit, candidates will understand different approaches to the management of individuals and groups or teams within organisations.

  • This course is offered in 50 hours

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

  • Understand the development of management and organisational behaviour
  • Understand the main approaches to managing individuals involved in the procurement and supply function
  • Understand the main approaches to managing work groups or teams involved in the procurement and supply function
  • Be able  to develop a plan for the main aspects of human resource management for the procurement and supply function

This unit is examination based and comprises of an unseen case of around 500 words and four questions each worth 25 marks, each testing a different learning outcome. Questions should be answered within the context of the case.

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    The qualification progressively builds on the Advanced Certificate and Diploma levels; it focuses on cost reduction and added value of purchases and supplies, improving timescales and stock control, management and innovation in the procurement and supply process, and developing legal and risk management expertise.

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