FACULTY OF COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
Introduction to Procurement & Supply Chain Management
Qualification / Course Information
Self-study within 2 weeks. Minimum focused learning time required: approximately 24 hours.
Certificate of Completion
Successful completion of this short course can be included to your portfolio of evidence for RPL consideration
Unassisted Online Learning
Gain introductory knowledge of procurement and supply chain management in South Africa. Discover the changing role of the procurement function and examine the status of artificial intelligence, resource scarcity, environmental sustainability and trade perfectionism in supply chains. The Short Learning Programme is ideal for any individual looking for a sound introduction to procurement and supply chain management.
A desktop / laptop computer (this product is not mobile-friendly)
A reliable internet connection with continuous access and a minimum speed of 4MB (this product is not available offline)
There are no entry requirements for this Online SLP.
However, it is recommended that the applicant has achieved English language competence at a level that is equivalent to Grade 12.
At the end of this Short Learning Programme, you should be able to:
Explain the importance of the procurement function for businesses
Discuss the objectives of the procurement function for businesses
Discuss the changing role of the procurement function for businesses
Define supply chains
Provide examples of supply chains
Briefly discuss the status of procurement and supply management (PSM) in South Africa