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More About Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

The Short Programme in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management offers important information on the principles, procedures, techniques and tools used in the field of procurement and supply management. Centurion Academy's programmes are developed to improve critical thinking skills and as such incorporate a variety of instructional techniques that are used to assist in learning and to assess our student's progress.

Curriculum

  • Purchasing management: an overview
  • The task of purchasing and supply management
  • The purchasing process and procedures
  • Purchasing and supply policies and strategies
  • Assessment and selection of suppliers
  • Sustainable purchasing and supply management
  • The management of quality in purchasing and supply
  • Purchasing price determination and cost analysis
  • Quantity and inventory management
  • Material s flow activities
  • Research in purchasing and supply management
  • Negotiation in purchasing and supply management
  • Electronic commerce and electronic procurement applications in supply management
  • International and global purchasing and supply
  • Purchasing capital equipment
  • Purchasing services
  • Purchasing from small businesses

Entrance Requirements

Grade 10 with the basic reading ability

Career Opportunities

Procurement administration
Procurement management
Procurement Supervisor

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