Purchasing and Supply Strategy KNEC notes

Purchasing and Supply Strategy KNEC notes


Topic 1: Introduction to Strategic Management

  • Meaning of strategic management
  • Concept and purpose of strategic management
  • Nature of strategic supply chain management
  • Levels of strategy
  • Scope of strategic management

Topic 2: Strategic Planning Process

  • Meaning of strategic planning
  • Steps in strategic planning process
  • Tools used in environmental scanning
  • Strategy formulation process
  • Factors in strategy selection
  • Factors to be considered in implementing strategic plan
  • Strategy evaluation control and feedback process

Topic 3: Purchasing and Supply Chain Strategies

  • Meaning of purchasing strategy and supply strategy
  • Relationship between purchasing and supply strategy and corporate strategy
  • Contribution of purchasing chain strategies to corporate strategy
  • Purchasing and supply strategies

Topic 4: Purchasing and Supply Chain Policies

  • Meaning of nature of purchasing and supply policies
  • Nature of purchasing and supply policies
  • Importance of purchasing and supply policies
  • Factors considered in formulating purchasing and supply policies
  • Process followed in formulating purchasing and supply policies
  • Policies in purchasing and supply
  • Process of preparing the purchasing and supply manual
  • Challenges in implementing purchasing and supply policies


Topic 5: Purchasing and Supply Organisation

  • Importance of organisational structures in purchasing and supply entities
  • Factors considered in designing an organisational structure for purchasing and supply organisation
  • organisation of purchasing and supply activities
  • Approaches to organisation structures
  • Management levels in purchasing and supply

Topic 6: Measuring Purchasing and Supply Performance

  • Concept of performance measurement in purchasing
  • Factors to consider in measuring purchasing and supply performance
  • Methods of measuring purchasing and supply performance

Topic 7: Emerging Trends and Issues an Purchasing and Supply Strategy

  • Emerging trends and issues in purchasing and supply strategy
  • Challenges posed by the emerging trends and issues in purchasing and supply strategy
  • Coping with emerging issues and trends in purchasing and supply strategy

 

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