Courses & Units

Global Procurement JNB357

Launceston

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 purchasing 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 student elective? Yes
Level Advanced

Availability

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

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Spring school (November) 14/11/2022 2/12/2022 29/12/2022 12/2/2023

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • investigate the procurement process in a range of applications including public, capital, project, retail, commodity, services and facilities procurement.
  • demonstrate critical thinking and knowledge of strategic purchasing issues including, but not limited to, outsourcing, risk management, innovation, quality control and supply chain management.
  • apply contemporary business principles and concepts 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
030909 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable

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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%)|Engagement Quiz|Assignment: The Purchasing Process (10%)|Assignment: Case Study (30%)|Assignment: The Kraljic’s Purchasing Portfolio (20%)
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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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