CMI Unit 516 Planning, Procuring and Managing Resources

Inadequate resourcing can impact on the ability to achieve objectives; whilst being over resourced has financial implications.

About this course

This unit has been designed to enable managers to understand and respond to the challenge of managing and monitoring resources. Learners will understand the importance of effective and efficient resource use, identify and plan resource requirements and know how to procure resources in line with regulatory requirements.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the importance of effective and efficient resource use in organisations
  2. Know how to plan resources to meet organisational objectives
  3. Know how to procure resources
  4. Know how to monitor resource use in organisations

Course content

1.1 Analyse the importance of effective and efficient resource use in organisations

1.2 Examine processes for effective and efficient resource use in organisations

2.1 Assess factors which impact on resource planning to meet organisational objectives

2.2 Examine approaches for determining a change to resourcing

2.3 Discuss sources of data and information used to plan resource requirements

2.4 Evaluate options for the supply of resources to meet organisational objectives

3.1 Analyse principles which underpin effective procurement

3.2 Analyse the stages of a procurement process

3.3 Develop criteria for resource specifications

3.4 Analyse methods for selecting suppliers

4.1 Analyse strategies used to predict and manage disruption in resource supply

4.2 Analyse methods to record, monitor and report on resource use

4.3 Recommend approaches to improve resource use in organisations

Key Features

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CMI Unit 516 Planning, Procuring and Managing Resources

Course Summary

Guided Learning

24 Hours

Course / Unit Credit Value

Unit 516: 60 TUT

Qualification 1

CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

Qualification 1 Credit Value

Award: 40 TUT; Certificate: 130 TUT; Diploma: 370 TUT
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