Courses & Units

Global Procurement JNB357

Introduction

The aim of this unit is to examine the processes, functions and strategies required by organisations to acquire goods, services and equipment from other organisations. The unit covers three broad dimensions of the procurement function within organisations. Firstly, the unit familiarises you with the procurement processes employed by organisations in both the public and private sectors. Secondly, the unit discusses strategic decision-making in a range of procurement-related issues that have a direct impact on how an organisation operates. Thirdly, the unit examines the supplier-related tasks of purchasing professionals, including supplier selection and management.

Summary

Unit name Global Procurement
Unit code JNB357
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Doctor Hadi Rezaei Vandchali
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Spring school (November) Off-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
Spring school (November) 13/11/2023 1/12/2023 28/12/2023 11/2/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the procurement process in a range of applications including public, capital, project, retail, commodity, services and facilities procurement
  • Discuss the strategic procurement issues and their impacts on different parts of an organisation
  • Apply contemporary tools and techniques to supplier selection and management
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,938.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Distance: Study guide and readings

AssessmentExamination (40%)|Assignment1: Online Quiz (10%)|Assignment 2: Essay (20%)|Assignment 3: Case Study (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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