Course Title: Manage suppliers

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5302 Diploma of Logistics

Course Title: Manage suppliers

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM8002C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2016

Course Contact: Tim Wallis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5423

Course Contact Email: timothy.wallis@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course generally applies to those who provide leadership of others required to manage suppliers in the transport and distribution industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TLIR5014 Manage suppliers

Elements:

1. Assess suppliers and build productive relationships

2. Evaluate delivery of goods and/or services against agreements

3. Negotiate arrangements with suppliers

4. Resolve disagreements with suppliers

5. Review performance of suppliers


Learning Outcomes

This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to manage suppliers. It includes assessing suppliers and building a productive relationship with them; evaluating delivery of goods/services; negotiating arrangements and resolving disagreements with suppliers; and reviewing supplier performance. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements are applicable to this unit.


Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.