Computer Science
Green Information and Communications Technology Strategies


Computer Science
Green Information and Communications Technology Strategies

Unit 4: Procurement and Management Support

Learning Activities

The following tasks are required of you for this section:

  1. Study the Seminar notes for this section. Do the exercise, and follow up with the additional readings until you feel you are ready to meet the learning outcomes for this section.
  2. Answer the study questions in your own notes. You can also post comments or queries on the study questions in the General Discussion Forum. Be sure to stay subscribed to this forum so that you do not miss posts from other learners.
  3. Submit an answer to one of the discussion questions in the Section 4.1 Discussion.
    Note: The forum is set up so that you have to submit your answer to a discussion question before you can read the answers provided by your fellow learners:
    1. Question: Describe the procurement process in your organization (or an organization of your choice). Is there a tendering process with formal assessment criteria? (maximum three paragraphs)

    2. Question: Describe the green procurement policy (if applicable) of your chosen organization. If there is no such policy, what could be included in such a policy (maximum three paragraphs)?

    3. Question: Determine the provincial or federal procurement regulations pertaining to your chosen organization. Outline areas in which governmental regulations are either driving or following your organization’s internal policies and practices (maximum three paragraphs).

  4. Post a response to the postings of at least one of your fellow learners.
  5. Add or edit at least one entry in the Student-created Glossary.
  6. Complete the self-test, which has randomized questions, as many times as you wish. You will get a slightly different set of questions each time.
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