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Area/Catalogue
MFET 5052

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
105238

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students the concepts around major issues of procurement and purchasing management and the related strategies for planning, analysis, design and development of strategic procurement for supply chain management.

Course content

Purchasing scope and development, Strategic procurement and supply chain management, Outsourcing, Sourcing strategies and relationships, Price and total cost of ownership, International and global sourcing, Corporate social responsibility, E-procurement systems.

Textbook(s)

Kenneth Lysons and Brian Farrington, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, 8th, Pearson

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1.5 hours x 13 weeks
Case Study (Focussed Case Studies: to allow students to apply various theoretical concepts in a real-life, although truncated, setting, present their findings orally and get immediate feedback) 0.5 hours x 1 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 17.5 hours x Block
Tutorial 2.5 hours x Block
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Tutorial (weekly tutorial supported by online learning material) 2.5 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment 1: Continuous formative assessment; Submission of one sets of Group exercises and Presentation to the class on second set of group exercises / (Group work by team of 6 members) 4 to 5 slides/ per Group exercise 10% N/A
Assessment 2: Presentation (Group work by team of 6 members) 7 - 10 slides 10% N/A
Assessment 3: (Group work) Major Assignment - Part A: A few questions; Part B: A case study that demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge 6000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Assessment 1: Pre-lecture assignment (Individual work) 500 words 5% N/A
Assessment 2: (Continuous formative assessment). (Group work) Presentation to the class on a set of group exercises 300 words 5% N/A
Assessment 3: (Group work) Topic Presentation 7 to 10 slides 10% N/A
Assessment 4: (Group work) Major Assignment - Part A: A few questions; Part B: A case study that demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge 6000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - HONG KONG
Assignment 1: Continuous formative assessment; Submission of one sets of Group exercises and Presentation to the class on second set of group exercises / (Group work by team of 6 members) 4 to 5 slides/ per Group exercise 10% N/A
Assessment 2: Presentation (Group work by team of 6 members) 7 - 10 slides 10% N/A
Assessment 3: (Group work) Major Assignment - Part A: A few questions; Part B: A case study that demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge 6000 words 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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