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Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

The Department of Business Studies offers a four-year undergraduate degree programme; titled Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (HPSCM). In this programme theoretical, applied and experiential aspects of purchasing and supply are addressed. The programme is relevant in the era of globalization, where purchasing and supply knowledge and skills are a prerequisite suitable for the economic demands. The programme aims at producing responsible professionals who are ethical and uphold professional values.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

NORMAL ENTRY

  • 5 'O' Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics with grade “C” or better.
  • 2 ‘A’ level passes, preferably from commercials which include but not limited to the following: Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, Management of Business, Business studies, Geography and Computing.


SPECIAL ENTRY

  • Holders of a Higher National Diploma or National Diploma (complete qualification) in any of the following or their equivalents: Accounting, Business Studies, Purchasing and Supply, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
  • Candidate admitted under National Diploma above will normally be exempted from Part 1 on a course-by-course basis upon application.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply or have obtained equivalent qualifications may apply for direct entry into Part II of the degree programme, subject to availability of places.
  • General provisions for a four year degree programme apply except for special entry students who can complete the program in three years.
  • Work related learning and assessment can run concurrently with Part II studies for candidates who are continuously employed in the relevant field for a period of not less than 10 months.
  • No candidate may complete the degree in less than two academic parts

MATURE ENTRY

  • 25 years and above with 5 O’ level passes including English Language and Mathematics graded ‘C’ or better.

CAREER PROSPECTS
  • Holders of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) Purchasing and Supply Chain Management offered at Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University can pursue any of the following careers:
  • Buyers
  • Sourcing and Logistics managers
  • Supply chain consultants and analysts
  • Procurement consultants
  • Procurement executives, managers and/or directors
  • Supplier relationship managers
  • Supply chain officers/managers
  • Demand & Customer Supply Chain Manager
  • Freight Manager
  • International Logistics Manager
  • Inventory & Purchasing Manager
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Warehousing & Logistics Coordinator


PROGRAM STRUCTURE

LEVEL 1 SEMESTER 1

CAC109           Financial Accounting for Business

CBM101           Business Ethics

CEC101           Principles of Economics

CMA101           Principles of Marketing

UWC100          Introduction to Computers

UWC140          Communication Skills

 

LEVEL 1 SEMESTER 2

CAC110            Commercial Law

CPS102            Supply Chain fundamentals

CAC111             Management Accounting for Business

CBM102            Principles of Management

CBM103            Quantitative Analysis for Business

CMA103            Business Communication


LEVEL 2 SEMESTER 1

CPS201             Introduction to Logistics and transportation

CMA202            Consumer and Buyer Behaviour

CPS202             Procurement and contracting

CPS203             Supply Chain Relationship Management

CBM204             Introduction to operations management

CBM201             Business Information Systems


LEVEL 2 SEMESTER 2

CBM202              Business Research Methods

CPS204              Supply Market Analysis

CPS205              Logistics and transportation

CHR204              Industrial and Labour Relations

CMA203              Retail Marketing

CEN201              Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice


LEVEL 3 SEMESTERS 1 & 2

CCA301             Work-Related Learning


LEVEL 4 SEMESTER 1

CPS401             Global supply chain management

CBM402            Corporate Governance

CPS402             E-Procurement

CPS403             Sustainable and Strategic Procurement

CPS404             Supply Chain Risk Management

CPS405             Forecasting and Inventory management


LEVEL 4 SEMESTER 2

CPS407             Public Sector Procurement

CPS406             E-Supply Chain Technology and management

CPS410             Supply Chain Sustainability Management

CPS405             Operations Planning & Control

CPS420             Research Project


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