Course Title: Strategic Procurement Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Strategic Procurement Management

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2236

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 2 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2294

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2019 (All)

OMGT2294

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2019 (KP6)

OMGT2294

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2020 (All)

OMGT2294

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2021 (All)

OMGT2294

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JulDec2021 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Zaheed Halim

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5209

Course Coordinator Email: zaheed.halim@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None
 


Course Description

This course provides concepts, theories, skills and processes related to strategic procurement management that an organisation requires in order to procure goods and services.
These processes include activities such as supplier selection, supplier relationship management, pricing and terms negotiation, supplier performance management and other strategic issues.

This course provides you with a capstone experience, which will give you the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • CLO1: Develop, evaluate and implement procurement strategies that align with the overall competitive strategy of an organisation.
  • CLO2: Critically assess how procurement strategies enhance sustainable competitive advantage in the context of global supply chains.
  • CLO3: Evaluate the impact of various supplier relationships on strategic procurement outcomes.
  • CLO4: Critically assess the role of e-Procurement and other technologies in achieving strategic procurement outcomes.
  • CLO5: Critically evaluate supply risks and develop mitigation strategies through supply base management approaches.


Overview of Learning Activities

The course will be conducted primarily by lecture and class discussion. These may be supported by relevant case studies. Assessed assignment tasks also form part of your learning experience.
In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.
 


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period. 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 4;

Assessment Task 2: 40%
Linked CLOs: 2, 3, 5;

Assessment Task 3: 30% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.