Course description
The course provides trainees with knowledge and skills that will enable them take effectively and efficiently leadership positions in purchasing and supply departments. This provides an avenue for further training. It focuses on organizational procedures and processes including negotiation, planning, risk management and data analysis.

Objective
The programme aims to produce graduates with the knowledge and skills to manage the flow of information, products and services from the suppliers, through the intermediaries, to the customers. Students will acquire the ability to apply the concepts, theory and practices of supply chain management in modern-day business enterprises, and appreciate the roles and responsibilities of various sub-functions and entities that are essential to organizational success.

Outcome
Demonstrate the understanding of the role of purchasing and supply Chain Management Appreciate the dynamics of purchasing negotiations. Demonstrate knowledge of Stores Management and Stock Control Understand the theories and practical aspects of business with a special interest in supply chain management Understand and discuss the technical processes in procurement and manufacturing, and relationships between manufacturers, distributors, retailers and wholesalers

Career Options
Procurement Officer
Contract Manager
Supplier Relationship Manager
Supply Chain Manager
Procurement Specialist
Expediter
Purchasing Agent