Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit will prepare you with the skills necessary to ensure organisational value for money through the procurement of goods and services. You will investigate procurement ethics, the basics of contracts, the process of developing quotation and tender documentation, evaluation and negotiation principles, the contract award process and procurement strategies for both public and private entities.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
- a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
- principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
- reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
- ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.
|Unit name||Procurement Processes and Strategies|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify and explain key concepts related to the legal aspects of the procurement process
- Identify and analyse market-related factors impacting on the procurement of goods and services
- Evaluate and apply organisational procurement processes and strategies to analyse organisational value for money through the procurement of goods and services
- Communicate and reflect on organisational procurement documentation and protocols
- Reflect on the development of knowledge and skills for the procurement of good and services
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials
AT1: Contract Law Scenarios (30%)
AT2: Supply Market Analysis Report (40%)
AT3: Procurement Process Documentation Portfolio –(40%)
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