Fundamentals of Procurement & Supply Chain Management 

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course information

Course: Short Course

Mode: Online

Study Period: up to 12 months 

Course Code: SCM200OL

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[over 15 months]

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Course Overview

The field of Procurement and Supply Chain Management has evolved to such a degree, that it is an essential part of our growing economy. If you wish to become a part of the Procurement and Supply Chain environment where control, management and securing the movement of goods from suppliers to customers has become an ever-increasing critical to companies all over the world, then this course is designed for you.

The ideal candidate for the program is people who are currently working in or want to be appointed in the Procurement or Supply Chain Management division within the workplace and  interested in the mysteries of procurement and logistics management or wants to expand their knowledge profile and add another skillset to their CVs. It is also recommended for the small to medium business manager who wants to improve logistics.

During this course, the student will cover the following units:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Unit 2: Introduction to the concepts of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Unit 3: The strategic role of Procurement in Supply Chain Management
  • Unit 4: The Procurement Management Process
  • Unit 5: Organisational and Supply Chain Structures
  • Unit 6: Supplier Relationship Management
  • Unit 7: Supplier Quality Management
  • Unit 8: Negotiation Skills
  • Unit 9: Contract Management
  • Unit 10: Sourcing

Study period: up to 12 months   

Assessment and Award

Students will have to successfully complete knowledge-based assessments and summative activities on each of the modules. On successful completion of this course, students will receive an Academy of York Fundamentals of Procurement
and Supply Chain Skills Certificate.

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course are required to have access to a computer, internet connectivity and data to study this course online.



Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

This course is approved by Academy of York

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