Fundamental Purchasing Management Short Learning Programme

20 credits, NQF Level 5
Purchasing Management in the logistics and supply chain environment involves the development, evaluation and implementation of purchasing principles.

This programme will suit an individual who wants to enhance his or her fundamental knowledge on how purchasing can contribute to value creation in a supply chain environment.

admission requirements

You must be able to communicate effectively using English in written and/or oral form. There are no further admission requirements for self-enrichment programmes

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What can Students Expect?
Duration
3 DAYs OR 6 MONTHS

Option 1: Three-Day Contact Sessions 
These sessions can be done in-house at a company and allows:

  • Three days of focused contact sessions that offer a compact, yet value-filled approach to the area of learning
  • Flexibility: contact sessions can be offered at your company premises
  • Training from industry experts that includes practical, on-the-job/real-time advice

Option 2: Six Months Distance Learning
Once registered for the SLP, students will receive login details to the Student Portal where they can access their material electronically. Study material will also be sent to students and they will be notified of contact sessions where they will interact with facilitators. Students must be able to access the Internet in order to access Moodle, OLG’s online learning platform.

Course Outcomes

After successful completion of this short learning programme, you will be able to:

  • Undertake research on cost analysis and explain what it is comprised of
  • Understand the different purchasing services in a supply chain
  • Understand global supply management and the competition surrounding purchasing
  • Build and manage a negotiating team to successfully negotiate areas relating to purchasing
  • Apply and understand the ethical and professional standards of purchasing/procurement in a supply chain