Course description

Building upon the foundation of the first purchasing course, this course will focus on the processes, tools, methods, and strategies applied in the most effective and efficient manner for purchasing activities; like sourcing, tendering, cost management, supplier/contract management & evaluation, and purchasing devolution. All of this will be reinforced through applied exercises and assignments, culminating with an introduction to how purchasing supports the overall organizational strategies and goals of customer satisfaction.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: OPER1480
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery