About The Book

You will find BLC 304/05 interesting as this course is aimed at providing you with procurement knowledge and skills in business organisations. This would include structures, processes, technologies, specifications, strategies, contracts and outsourcing to support organisations in pursuance of competitive advantage in the global market.

Have you ever imagined how procurement contributes to the success of an organisation? How procurement functions relate to other functional areas? How does procurement utilise technologies and practice in a globalised world in order to achieve excellence in material pricing, delivery and quality?

This course is designed to help you identify the changing role of procurement in an organisation. In addition, the course emphasises procurement as an important component in the total supply chain management and explains how it relates to other components.

The course is expected to provide a strong foundation for those specialising in procurement or other functions of supply chain management.