Courses & Units

Strategic Procurement Management JNB537



The unit develops critical knowledge and understanding of procurement from the logistics and supply chain management perspectives. It covers the procurement process, procurement management strategies, procurement marketing and segmentation, international sourcing, supplier relationship management, price/cost analysis, negotiations and contract management, information technologies and future developments, and practical applications in various contexts, such as procurement for various types of goods and services, procurement for the public and retail sector, outsourcing, and capital and commodity procurement. It is crucial to the in-depth understanding of logistics management and the ability to do critical thinking and strategic planning of logistics operations. This unit also provides strategic procurement related approaches, techniques and methods to improve procurement performance.


Unit name Strategic Procurement Management
Unit code JNB537
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management

Dr Hong-Oanh Nguyen

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
089901 $1,812.0 $1,419.0 not applicable $2,702.0

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 2-hr lecture and 1 x 1-hr tutorial weekly.


One online quiz of 20 questions (10%), two assignment(s) of 2000-2200 words each, 20% each (40%); final exam (50%).

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