The purpose of this course is to equip learners with the knowledge and skill in logistics management

Expected learning outcomes

1. Discuss the key elements of logistics management

2. Analyze the role of logistics management.

3. Apply logistics management models in decision making.

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The purpose of the course is to equip learners with knowledge and skills in sustainable supply chain management

Expected learning outcomes

1. Discuss the concept of sustainable supply chain management.

2. Evaluate the cost benefits of sustainable supply chain management.

3. Assess the evaluation of procurement department to sustainable supply chain management.

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Course Description 

Introduction to Law, Sources and classification of Law, Contract law: concepts of the law of contract; contract formation, conditions and warranty,  contracts and  payment structures,  Standard forms of contract,  documentation,   contract instruments, breach of contract, Privity of contract, Agency Law; Sale of Goods Act (1979); Sale and Supply of goods Act (1982): Restrictive trade practices, Consumer Protection law; international trading laws, incoterms: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International sale of Goods (CISG), World Trade Organization influence on procurement; Intellectual property law; Product safety law; Insurance law; arbitration law; environmental regulation and legislation; E- commerce and law.

Purpose of the course: is to equip learners with the knowledge of global supply chain management.

Objectives of the course:

1. Discuss the concepts of global supply chain management

2. discuss the contributions of global supply chain management to corporate strategy.

3. Analyze the global supply chain management strategies.

4. assess the role of supply chain management in achieving competitive advantage

Purpose of the course.

 

The purpose of this course is to equip learners with knowledge on how to undertake risk management analysis in the supply chain

 

Expected Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students should be able to: -

  1. Discuss how supplier appraisals, pre-qualification of suppliers and contract monitoring can help to mitigate risks.
  2. Evaluate risk mitigation techniques.
  3. Analyze the nature, scope and sources of risks for the organization. 
  4. Develop contingency plans designed to overcome risk situations.

 

 

 

Content:

Overview of Risk Management: nature of risk in Supply chains, Potential sources of Supply Chain risk; Analysis of internal & external environment; Approaches and Segmentation tools for analyzing Supply chain risk: Kraljic Model, Boston Matrix, Pareto Principle, Key Performance Indicators, Spider web; mapping supply chains: sources of supply Chain vulnerability; Roles of an organization’s stakeholders in risk management; Managing financial risks in Supply chains: forward buying, Future buying, Swaps and Options; Effective risk management: risk management Processes and Structures, Developing risk management strategy, Managing Risk and Vulnerability, appropriate solutions to mitigate the inherent risks supply chains, Evaluate insurance as a financial means of risk protection. Develop contingency plans designed to overcome risk situations; Emerging issues in Supply chain risk management.

Purpose of the course.

 

The aim of this course is to equip learners with knowledge of procuring for projects

 

Expected Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students should be able to: -

  1. Discuss the core concepts of project management
  2. Describe the basic types of contracts.
  3. Discuss ways of managing procurements for projects
  4. Apply procurement procedures and prepare schedules

 

 

 

Content:

Introduction to Project management: evolution, contributions, philosophy of project management, project management functions, project culture; Project cycle: Project appraisal, project design and definition, project planning, project implementation, project evaluation; Requirements management: human resources, materials and equipment’s; schedule management; Procurement roles and responsibilities in projects; alternative procurement strategies; Special characteristics of project procurement: sub – contracting, purchase of materials and equipment; contract formulation in projects: invalidity factors and frustration, conditions and warranties, guarantees and exclusion clauses, Contract structures, contract price, terms of payment, Standard forms of contract, managing bidding process, main activities in the bidding process, post bid review; Variations: claims, disputes, adjudications; Ethical  issues in procuring for projects.