Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/1419
Title: Procurement planning and value for money among selected districts in Rwanda
Authors: Nshimyumuremyi, Aimable
Keywords: Procurement planning
Value for money
Rwanda
Issue Date: Sep-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University , College Of Economics And Management
Abstract: This study investigated the effect of procurement planning on value for money Among Selected Districts in Southern Province, Rwanda. The study was limited to the following objectives: i) to determine the effect of procurement packaging on value for money Among Selected Districts in Southern Province, Rwanda ii) to establish the effect of procurement method on value for money Among Selected Districts in Southern Province, Rwanda and iii) to find out the effect of procurement scheduling on value for money Among Selected Districts in Southern Province, Rwanda .The study used descriptive survey design. The target population was 191 procurement officers. The sample size of 129 respondents was determined using Slovene’s formula. The main research instrument was questionnaires. The retrieval rate of the questionnaire was 94% (121). Data analysis was done using frequency and percentage tables, mean and standard deviations, and linear regression analysis. The study revealed that procurement packaging significantly affects the value for money. Furthermore, the study revealed that procurement method significantly affects value for money. Similarly, the study revealed that procurement scheduling significantly affect value for money. The study concluded procurement planning affects value for money. The study made the following recommendations: the need for procurement officers to use good procurement packaging where they allow bidders to submit bids for one or multiple lots; the need for procurement officers to embrace all procurement methods depending on the circumstance and the nature of the project so as to be as comprehensive as possible since each procurement method has its own advantage; the need for procurement officers to involve stakeholders and superiors in project scheduling so as to streamline any inconsistency. The contribution to knowledge of the current study is that procurement packaging, procurement method and procurement scheduling affect value for money significantly, though other scholars found mixed results in the same.
Description: A Thesis submitted to the College Of Economics and Management in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a Degree of Masters in Supply and Procurement of Kampala International University. It's full text is available.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/1419
Appears in Collections:Master of Procurement and Supply Management

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