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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5378

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105695

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

The aim of this course is to critically analyse and develop a strategic response to the issues related to procurement within public and private organisations.

Course content

Strategic sourcing; public and private sector procurement practices; cost and price analysis; supplier relationship management; legal issues in procurement; impact of IT on procurement strategy; impact of globalisation on strategic procurement.

Textbook(s)

Johnson, PF 2019, Purchasing and Supply Management, 16th edn, McGraw-Hill, New York, USA.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv. x N/A

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, CITY WEST
Critical analysis 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 3500 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Critical analysis 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 3500 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Critical analysis 2500 words 40% N/A
Report 3500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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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