Public Procurement and supply chain management for service industries have become increasingly visible in a world where supply is a major determinant of public and private organizations survival and success. The emphasis in SCM For Public Sector And Service Industries is on developing, maintaining, and enhancing supplier relationships to optimize the supply chain. The course covers topics like procurement and business strategies, pricing strategies and cost structure, negotiation strategies and tactics and sourcing professional services. The course concludes with a comprehensive review of public procurement, related local and global association as well as local government guideline and directive. Various purchasing/supply tools and techniques are examined and practiced to provide a practical component to the course.