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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3084

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
158201

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course equips students with knowledge of procurement structures and processes in public and private sectors. It covers the theories and strategies in increasing value for business needs, buyer-supplier relationships and category management; as well as the analytical skills and competencies required in the realm of the digital age for strategic advantage.

Course content

Theories and frameworks guiding strategic sourcing and supply in global environments; Industry 4.0 shaping procurement digitalisation, support tools, pricing strategy, outsourcing, negotiation, tendering and contract management, addressing ethical issues and sustainable sourcing.

Textbook(s)

Lysons, K & Farrington, B 2016, Procurement and Supply Chain Management,, 9th edn, Pearson Education Limited, London, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of 54 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours 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 (INTENSIVE)
Critique 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 3000 words 70% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Critique 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 3000 words 70% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Critique 1500 words 30% N/A
Report 3000 words 70% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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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