In Procurement Management and Global Sourcing, provided online by RMIT University, you will be introduced to the concepts of organisational procurement, global sourcing and how these two areas affect other areas of an organisation.
You will have an opportunity to look in-depth at the processes of organisational procurement, global sourcing operations, supplier selection and management, in the context of a flexible global supply chain. You will study these areas with regards to both domestic and international sources and finish the unit with proficient knowledge in the field.
You are recommended to have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge, before starting this unit:
When you have finished studying this unit you will have thorough knowledge of the basic key ideas and theories of procurement management and global sourcing. You will also be able to measure different global procurement and sourcing options within the framework of the global supply chain.
You will also build leadership, organisational and persuasion skills, invaluable in any business field. You will have the skillset to leverage the capabilities and competencies of your team to problem solve and sup-port efficiency within a supply chain and logistics framework.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Procurement Management and Global Sourcing from RMIT University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees. Find out more about government study loans here.
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Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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