M8: International Purchasing (TL6051HA)

This module delivers learning in the area of purchasing, procurement and inventory management in the global trading arena.  Attention is given to the purchasing strategies in this vital area of global trade facilitation from which the demand for shipping and transport is derived and to the rules and conventions and procedures of international purchasing. The fit with shipping, trade and transport rests with the importance of international purchasing in global trade. You will develop abilities to review and apply the procedures of international purchasing, enabling them to evaluate the risks and opportunities of purchasing within shipping, trade, and transport.