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Global Purchasing and Supply Management

Global purchasing and supply management has evolved from a transactional buying activity to a strategic business operation. This module will provide you with the knowledge to plan and execute a procurement strategy that supports corporate goals and wider business objectives.

You will learn how procurement enhances both the bottom line by reducing costs and top line by increasing revenue.


15 Credits


Coursework (30% weighting) - A 2,500 word written essay, either analyzing a case study on procurement and supply management or reflecting on a simulation exercise.

Examination (70% weighting) - A two-hour unseen written examination.

Pass Mark - To pass this module you must get a mark of at least 50% in each element of assessment, subject to the application of rules for compensation. Please see the programme regulations for more information.