This course is aimed at graduates or experienced middle managers who wish to understand the role of procurement and supplies in strategic management. On successful completion of this course, you can expect to be well prepared for procurement and management roles in the supply chain industry.
Procurement and supplies management is currently one of the fastest growing fields of knowledge and expertise within East Africa. In Tanzania, procurement and supplies activities account for 80% of the government expenditure. To address this problem, Coventry University and IAA have developed an MBA in Procurement and Supplies Management programme. This course will develop your knowledge of the business environment, especially in regard to the management of procurement and supply chain strategies for delivering cost leadership and customer satisfaction. This course aims to meet the needs of such professionals, whether they are employed or studying in preparation for employment. It will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of supply chain management and procurement through the development of knowledge, skills, and expertise.
Why study an MBA in Procurement and Supplies Management?
This course is aimed at graduates or experienced middle-managers. The Procurement and Supplies Management MBA provides a structured programme of development of leadership and management skills relevant to the procurement and supply chain sectors. Become a well-rounded procurement manager – develop general management knowledge and skills alongside a thorough understanding of strategy and procurement. It will stimulate your intellectual thinking and you can complete assignments that are directly relevant to your workplace.
The MBA in Procurement and Supplies Management comprises the three frameworks: marketing, finance and human resource management. The MBA in Procurement and Supplies Management includes professionally oriented modules designed to prepare managers with procurement responsibilities across a range of sectors and industries. They include the latest developments in the procurement and supply chain management industry.
The modules studied are:
- East Africa Public Procurement
- Supply Chain Management
- Strategic Procurement
- Legal Aspects of Contract Management(elective)
- Financial Analysis for Managers
- Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- Project Management
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation (elective)
- Research Methods and MBA Dissertation.
About the School
The Institute of Accountancy Arusha offers a number of postgraduate degrees in Arusha and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, through its strategic partner Coventry University in the UK.