Course Description

This course is delivered in partnership with the Open College.  This course is a comprehensive introduction to the role of buying and the impact of effective purchasing.  When students sign up they will receive course notes and slides. The course is divided into ten units and each part will have notes supplied.

The course covers topics such as the key terms associated with procurement, Evolution of Purchasing, Specification, the Five Rights, Key components of a contract including the rationale of termination of agreements. It will teach the learner how to use a classification system to rank procurement items in order of importance, how to implement tactical and strategic sourcing and be able to apply relevant criteria for assessment of suppliers and above all to negotiate effectively during all stages of procurement giving due consideration to ethical practices at all times.

There are two parts to the program:
• Assignment worth 40% and a written examination on week 10 worth 60% of the allocated marks.

Palmerstown, Dublin, Ireland
College Name Palmerstown Community School Adult Education
Course Category Business, Procurement
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Palmerstown, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 20
Course Start Date 6th February 2021
Course End Date 24th April 2021
Course Fee €400
Course Duration one day over 4 weeks with a 2-hour Examination at end of course.
Course Times Saturdays - 10.00 - 4.30pm over 4 weeks. Dates of Course - 6th February 6th March 20th March 17th April 24th April - Examination 11.00-1.00pm.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Purchasing and Procurement QQI Level 6.
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Upper Kennelsfort Road, Palmerstown,, Dublin 20., Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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