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PurchasingLaajuus (5 cr)

Code: YMPVW600


5 op

Teaching language

  • English


The students understand the possibilities and challenges of purchasing as a part of the business activities of an organisation or a network. The students are able to act as persons responsible for purchasing in an organisation planning, implementing, analyzing and developing purchasing as a part of business activities.


Introduction to concepts like purchasing, procurement, sourcing and supply chain management
Purchasing and purchasing management process
Purchasing analysis and management
Developing purchasing
Selected special topics in purchasing


Bachelor's degree

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

1 (Sufficient): The student understands the key concepts and knows tools of purchasing.
2 (Satisfactory): The student understands the meaning of the purchasing as part of the business in different organizations and networks.
3 (Good): The student shows good knowledge of material and concepts and is able to communicate these in an effective way.
4 (Very good): The student knows the possibilities the purchasing offers for developing the business.
5 (Excellent): The student shows exceptional knowledge of subject material. The student demonstrates the ability to apply the material to real-life situations and challenges with superior communications skills.