Procurement Organisation and Scope

LLSMS2038  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Procurement Organisation and Scope
5.0 crédits
30.0 h

Thèmes abordés

The procurement process, organization and evaluation, based both on theory and practical experience.


During their programme, students of the LSM Master's in management or Master's in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities'

- To make you familiar with strategic and operational best practice processes in sourcing & procurement
- To become proficient in the operational procurement process and understand which levers enable a high
- To provide you with an understanding of the scope of S& P
- To learn how to set up a high impact S& P organization and enable high employee performance
- To experience the best practice examples of how to enable a strategic S& P unit as well as to learn the basic
requirements (e.g. law) .

In general, you should be able after the course to have the right mindset for delivering value add with
procurement, know how to set-up efficient and effective operation procurement processes and how to enable the
S&P function to provide strategic value

La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».


- Strategic Importance, Scope & Organizational Context

- Procurement Settings across Industries

- Operational Procurement Process

- Strategic Procurement Process

- IT Tools & High-Impact Organisation

- Performance Metrics

Méthodes d'enseignement

A major part of the course consists of lectures related to the literature and some guest lectures from industry
with leading practitioners. Minicases and a semester project during the course will further facilitate learning.

Methods :

In-class activities

  • Interactive seminar
  • Project based learning
  • role playing/simulation

At home activities

  • Exercices to prepare the lecture
  • Paper work
  • Students presentation
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants


Continuous evaluation

  • Date:
  • Type of evaluation: Written and oral presentation of group work, final written open-book exam.
  • Comments:

Evaluation week

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Examination session

  • Oral:
  • Written: Written and oral presentation of group work, final written open-book exam.
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Van Weele, A.J (2014) Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. Analysis, Strategy,
Planning and Practice, Thomson

Faculté ou entité
en charge

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion

Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion

Master [120] en sciences de gestion

Master [120] en sciences de gestion