Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil organisational objectives. It gives you the knowledge base to reduce cost, improve quality and timescales, manage the supply chain and deal with legal issues.
On completion of each individual unit, you will be able to:
L5M1: Managing Teams and Individuals
Evaluate different schools of thought and reasoning behind the variety of approaches to management, both in terms of individuals groups or teams within an organisation.
L5M2: Managing Supply Chain Risk
Appraise a variety of tools and techniques to establish the level of risk in supply chains and to avoid or manage risk.
L5M3: Managing Contractual Risk
Evaluate the legal and procedural issues relating to the formation of contracts and implications of breach of contract.
L5M4: Advanced Contract and Financial Management
Consider the financial aspects that impact procurement and supply activity. Develop measures to ensure and improve contract performance.
L5M5: Managing Ethical Procurement and Supply
Explain the impact of an initiatives to improve sustainably and the managerial approaches to promote ethical practices.
Choose three elective modules:
L5M6: Category Management (Elective Module)
Evaluate the approaches that can be adopted to develop category management of both indirect and direct expenditure.
L5M7: Achieving Competitive Advantage Through the Supply Chain (Elective Module)
Assess a range of processes that support the achievement of competitive advantage and the improvement in organisational performance.
L5M8: Project and Change management (Elective Module)
Assess the impact and implications of projects, and examine the approaches applied to the planning and management of projects and recognise the challenges associated with methods to manage and maintain organisational change.
L5M9: Operations management (Elective Module)
Understand the concepts of operations management that link to efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain and explain plans, designs, processes and systems for the improved control or improvement of supply chain operations.
L5M10: Logistics Management (Elective Module)
Understand the concepts of logistics management that link to the efficiency and effectiveness of the supply chain and explain the improvement of logistics through planning and processes
L5M15: Advanced Negotiations (Elective Module)
Examine the key stages of the negotiation process and the influence of relationships and ethics in the negotiation process