The Department of Procurement and Supply Chain Management is one of the four Departments of the Faculty of Business and Management Studies. The other three Departments are Marketing, Accountancy and Communication Studies. It is the latest Department accredited in 2012 to train students to meet the growing demand for middle management staff for Purchasing and Supply Management. Upon successful completion of the programme, students qualify for the award of higher National Diploma (HND) in Purchasing and Supply.


Mission Statement

The Department is committed to be the cradle of excellence in the provision of career focused education and practical in the field of Purchasing and Supply to meet the middle level logistic s and management needs of industry on Ghana and beyond.

Objectives

To provide the students with excellent academic training and practical; knowledge in the Supply Chain Management function.

To create awareness for the Purchasing &Supply programme and gain recognition in order to make it a programme of choice in Ghana.

To progressively establish affiliation with [professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS, UK) and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM, USM) for the introduction of their professional exams.

To imbue in students the requisite tenets and valves of the logistics and Supply Chain Management Profession.

To embark on vigorous academic research in the forks of [purchasing and Supply Chain Management.

To collaborate with both local; and foreign institutions of higher learning which offer training in Supply Chain management in the field of research and development and encourage exchange programmes

To liaise with major institutions and corporate institution in order to deepen understanding of their purchasing and supply needs and provide the needs human resources for the implementation of the Public Procurement Act (2003).