Course description


This course is offered to second year marketing and fourth year business studies students. The course provides the essentials of purchasing (industrial buying) and related supply chain activities in the context of enhancing operational efficiency and effectiveness in organizations. It focuses on procurement of materials, their transportation and their storage with a view to reduce total costs. The course also deals with the role of a buyer in an organization, developing purchasing policies and procedures, developing procurement plans, negotiating prices, and developing good supplier relationships as well as finding optimal distribution and inventory management strategies.

Manager(s) for BSM002 : Ephraim Makoni
Administrator for TSIME Online : Administrator
Phone : 18008
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