University of West London

Course Introduction

The qualification covers how to plan, prepare and carry out effective negotiations and understand how you may be able to assess their effectiveness; differentiate and apply a range of contractual terms and tenders with a strong understanding of how they affect both direct and indirect expenditure; apply a range of benchmarking and monitoring techniques at organisational, functional and individual levels and understand how targets for improvement at all levels may be created; use a range of techniques for managing relationships and understand how to exploit opportunities to maximise the effectiveness of the supply chain; develop and employ best practice principles in a diverse range of sectors.

Course Modules

Contexts of procurement and supply; business needs in procurement and supply; sourcing in procurement and supply; negotiating and contracting in procurement and supply; managing contracts and relationships in procurement and supply.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Part Time Evening
Foundation Diploma £2,250  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Work experience