SMT Procurement

    EXSCMA 5632 is offered this winter:

From rec­og­niz­ing a need to issu­ing a pur­chase order, Par­tic­i­pants will learn the essen­tials of deter­min­ing quan­ti­ty, spec­i­fi­ca­tions and price that are the cor­ner­stones of pro­cure­ment. This course cov­ers a vari­ety of pro­cure­ment sce­nar­ios: repet­i­tive pur­chas­es of pro­duc­tion mate­ri­als, procur­ing one-time low-cost items, large cap­i­tal goods acqui­si­tion and secur­ing com­modi­ties under long-term sup­ply con­tracts. The oppor­tu­ni­ties and chal­lenges of inter­na­tion­al pro­cure­ment ver­sus domes­tic pro­cure­ment will be dis­cussed. Par­tic­i­pants will gain a broad under­stand­ing of the role of pro­cure­ment and the var­i­ous ways it can be organized.


Jan 18, 2024Apr 4, 2024




6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT




Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Matthew Miller

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Purchasing And Supply Chain Management

ISBN 9780357442142

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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