Procurement and Supply Functions


On completion of this unit, candidates will be able to identify:

A) The main types of organisations
B) The main elements of a procurement and supply function
C) The main market factors and their impact on the procurement and supply function.



This unit will not be offered in our January 2014 semester.

Current or enquiring students, please contact the department at for further information.

Contact Hours

This course is offered in 30 hours

Exam Notes

Examination Based

This course is accessible through:-

Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Gain an Industry-driven, Internationally recognised Procurement and Supply Qualification!


CIPS provides a programme of continuous improvement in professional standards and raises awareness of the contribution that purchasing and supply makes to corporate, national and international prosperity. On completion of this programme you can pursue a profession in the field of purchasing, procurement or supply chain management.