Purchasing

Code: OLRN1436

Course description

In this course, the student is introduced to the key concepts of purchasing for supply chain management. This includes a study of the purchasing cycle and the manner in which purchasing activity is integrated into and aligned to a firm’s organizational strategy. Various elements of a purchasing strategy are detailed including the advantages and disadvantages of centralized versus decentralized purchasing functions, purchasing best practices, and tools and techniques for purchasing applications and oversight.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 14, 2021
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Online
Cost: $431.25
 
End date: Dec. 21, 2021
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.