|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition ot SCQF 11 entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To provide students with knowledge and understading of key legislation that directly impacts upon purchasing decisions. To provide students with a sound understanding of some key technical aspects relative to the purchasing function in organisations. To encourage critical evaluation of some of the important purchasing tools and techniques.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Law for purchasing and supply, Supply of goods and services, Law of Contract, related legislation, competition law, international trade. Understanding outsourcing, planning and selecting service providers, legal aspects of outsourcing. The design and effective management of contracts. Negotiating theory and practice, strategic and tactical negotiation.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
Taught Mode (T)
The module is delivered in Taught Mode by lectures, interactive group work, case study tutorials and directed self-study.
Distance Learning Mode (DL)
The module is delivered in Distance Learning Mode by self directed learning from paper-based or web-based learning materials, supported by seminars and/or on-line support.
There shall normally be two coursework assignments of approximately 3,000 words each.