1 Introduction This assignment, worth 40% of your final mark, is designed to embed your learnings from the first four weeks of the course, specifically: How to undertake procurement planning; and How to write a Scope of Work (SOW) and performance measures for a contract. There is a substantial range of theory covered in this assignment, so it is important to note the following: A sound understanding of the basic theory is required; Strategic thinking and critical analysis are required to ensure the most relevant theory is included; A Procurement Plan can take a variety of forms but must be relevant to the purchase; and Items such as performance measures must be technically correct.
2 Learning Outcomes This assignment addresses learning outcome 1.
3 Assignment Question
For this assignment you are preparing to procure the services of a cleaning contractor to clean your personal living space on a regular basis You are required to: Develop the associated procurement plan; Describe the specification, SOW, and the performance measures to a level which could be included in future request documentation and the eventual contract; and Provide at least four academic, professional or corporate references to support your material. These are to be cited in the procurement plan unless associated with the SOW; and Document any assumptions. Word count should be up to 2000 words.