Purchasing management, 5 cr
Person in charge
No upcoming implementations. See the syllabus for more information.
Learning outcomes of the course
EUR-ACE Engineering practice: Student understands the role of purchasing as part of the company's strategic management.
EUR-ACE Engineering Analysis: Student can develop purchasing holistically as part of strategic management.
EUR-ACE Transferable Skills: Student sees the potential and the risks of purchasing in relation to strategic business objectives.
The main content will include
- strategic management
- purchasing management
- category management
- organizing purchasing
- contract management
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Basics of purchasing. The students are able to find information independently and to prepare reports. They have the basic knowledge of logistics processes.
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Sufficient (1): Student has gained knowledge of course objectives but faces challenges to utilize them in practice.
Satisfactory (2): Student has gained knowledge of course objectives and can utilize them partly in practice.
Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4
Good (3): Student has gained understanding of course objectives and can utilize them in practice.
Very good (4): Student has attained very good level of course objectives and can apply them into practice.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
Excellent (5): Student has attained an excellent level of course objectives and can apply them into practice in innovative manner.