Simon Peter Olupot is an Assistant Lecturer – Procurement and Logistics in the Faculty of Economics and Management, Kabale University. He holds a Degree of Master of Science in Procurement and Supply Chain Management of Makerere University. He is also a graduate of Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management from Kyambogo University. He has previously served as a Senior Lecturer of Procurement and Supply Chain Management in Uganda College of Commerce (UCC) Pakwach and later in UCC Soroti. He also served as a Part-time Lecturer of Procurement and Logistics Management in Lira University and Kyambogo University. He also worked as a Lecturer at UCC Pakwach and UCC Tororo. He has close to 12 years’ experience in lecturing procurement and logistics management related course units. He has also served as an examiner with Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board and Makerere University Business School in the areas of procurement, supply chain management, stores operations, logistics management, customs operations, research methods and report writing, and production and operations management. Simon has participated in curriculum reviews and development with National Curriculum Development Centre and National Council for Higher Education. He has hands-on-experience in public procurement having served as Head of Procurement and Disposal Unit and Assistant Procurement Officer at UCC Pakwach. He has good knowledge in computer office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, Access) and Procurement software like PROCNet, Tally Electronic Resource Planning (ERP) 9. He has good research writing skills and can analyze data using Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS), AMOS, and SmartPLS 3.


Master of Science in Procurement and Supply Chain Management (MSPSCM), MAK

Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management (BPLM), KYU

Research Interests

Public Procurement
Supply chain management


PS. Olupot . (2023) . Institutional pressures and procurement cycle time in Uganda’s central government procuring and disposing entities: the mediating role of opportunistic behavior . Journal of Public Procurement, [online] Volume . England: Emerald. Available at:


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