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Course Overview

This course aims to provide participants with the understanding of contemporary procurement as a strategic activity within a business or organisation with the potential to improve profit and in terms of the sustainable issues related to sourcing and procuring goods and services for many organisations. Participants will also appreciate how the separate activities within supply chains can be integrated. 

Who Should Attend

Individuals who wish to learn or improve their knowledge on procurement in supply chain management.

What You'll Learn

 At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Appreciate procurement’s potential to improve business and organisational performance.
  2. Understand how risk and value may affect sourcing and procurement strategy and tactics in relations to markets.
  3. Understand the different dynamics of public and private sector procurement and how this affects procurement procedures and decision making.
  4. Identify the distinct stages of sourcing, selecting, procuring and managing contracts.
  5. Understand how consumer demand and expectations drive governance and accountability in sourcing and procurement.
  6. Appreciate the pivotal role that procurement plays in relation to wider supply chain issues.
  7. Appreciate the problems of considering logistics functions in isolation.
  8. Discuss the benefits of creating a single, integrated logistics function.
  9. Outline the steps needed for internal integration.
  10. Discuss the benefits of external integration along supply chains.
  11. Review the difficulties of achieving this external integration.
  12. Describe different types of external integration.



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Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

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Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Full Course Fee 


You can make payment via credit card at our partner's (Gnowbe) payment gateway when you click 'Buy Now' in our website. Upon successful payment and registration, you will receive a receipt via email and you may start your course immediately.


(Singaporeans aged 25 and above can also purchase the MLCs using their SkillsFuture Credit at checkout if the course is SkillsFuture Credit Approved.)

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Course Contact

If you have any enquiries, please contact us below or submit an enquiry form here
  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.