Course Brief

OUTCOME: On completion of this unit, candidates will understand a range of external factors that can impact on procurement and supply operations. This unit focuses on the wider environment that impacts on procurement and supply in a range of different types of organisations, the public, private and not for profit or third sector can all be involved in fulfilling organisational needs.

  • This course is offered in 30 hours

Upon successful completion of this unit learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role and scope of procurement and supply in different economic sectors
  • Understand market forces that impact on procurement and supply
  • Understand the external environment and its impact on procurement and supply

The unit is examination based and comprises of 60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20 MCQs testing each learning outcome.