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Project Procurement Management Individual Assignment Select any THREE (3) from the following list: This assignment is designed to increase your understanding and familiarize yourself of the issues from the list below as it relates to the procurement aspects of project management. Write a minimum 3,500 - 4,000 words report for each topic. You are expected to conduct external research and relate the topic chosen to your current or past working experiences. Assignments will be evaluated in...

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Procurement

Department with approximately 300 people Negotiated procurement – works best for large purchases i.e., equipment, land, or buildings. Companies require negotiation as part of the process in order to lower the cost of the assets as much as possible. This method will often need different competencies from the procurement office. The technology industry typically negotiated procurement process. During the negotiated procurement process, no one can get from the government, a contractor’s...

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strategic procurement

 Qn. Select procurement/ supply chain management function (department/unit) of any company/ organization you are familiar with. In the selected context, answer the following: a) What are the major objectives of the department/ unit in focus? Do you find these objectives aligned to organization’s strategic goals? Why or why not? b) Critically examine the organizational positioning of the department in terms of structure and power/ authority to influence strategic decision making c)...

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Procurement Packaging

Procurement Packaging by Jorge Lynch · 0 comments Knowledge of the scheduling of procurement requirements and of the timeline of each key milestone in the evaluation and selection process (duration of the evaluation process, approval requirements, contract negotiations, etc.) is crucial to effectively package procurement requirements. What is procurement packaging? There are two principal forms of procurement packaging: (i) the grouping (or bulking) of procurement requirements within...

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Procurement Management

Procurement Management Marketing 432 What is Procurement Management? Today, different organizations employ various management techniques to carry out the efficient functioning of their departments. According to the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, “procurement management is the process required to acquire goods and services, to attain project scope, from outside the performing organization” (Ruskin, 1995). Procurement management is known...

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Procurement Process

Role of Procurement within an Organization: Procurement : A Tutorial 1 Published on: Jan, 26, 2011 by: Robert Handfield, PhD Role of Procurement within an Organization Overview Key Procurement Objectives: OBJECTIVE 1 – Support Operational Requirements OBJECTIVE 2 – Manage the Procurement Process and the Supply Base Efficiently and Effectively OBJECTIVE 3 – Develop Strong Relationships with Other Functional Groups OBJECTIVE 4 – Develop Integrated Purchasing Strategies That Support...

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Procurement Management

Standardizing the Procurement Process The ACME Development Corporation has charged me with the task of standardizing their procurement processes and practices. In order for me to accomplish this, it is imperative that all project managers understand why a standardize procurement process is an important part of the project management lifecycle and what negative impact would occur if we continue to do ‘business as usual’. Let’s start by taking a look at how procurement fits into the project...

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Indirect Procurement

Indirect Procurement: The Way Forward With the recent global economic downturn and financial crunch, companies have come to the realization  that in other for  them to ride the wave of recession and create a strategic competitive advantage through sustained cost savings and increase the available cash on hand, a change in the management of their internal spend is imminent. Identification and usage of a viable tool for procurement and spend management has become a priority We know that businesses...

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Procurement Planning

Procurement Planning CPMGT302 Kerzner (2009) defines procurement and contracting as the "process that involves two parties with different objectives who interact on a given market segment." (p. 840) As with every phase of project management, proper planning is key to the success of any project by ensuring the project gets the most out of any supplier relationships. This paper will define the project procurement...

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Procurement Manual

TECHNICAL EDUCATION QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME (TEQIP) PHASE II PROCUREMENT MANUAL GOVERNMENT OF INDIA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT NEW DELHI Contents of this document are subject to change. ABBREVIATIONS BoG CFI CIF CIP CPWD DDP DDU DEA dgMarket DGS&D DC EMD ExW GPN IBRD IDA IDP IPMU INR JV LR MHRD MoU NPD NPIU PAD PIP PMSS PO PP SDR SPFU TEQIP ToR UNDB USD WB WBR No Board of Governors Centrally Funded Institution Cost Insurance Freight Cost...

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