30.08.2022 - 31.07.2023
This is a virtual course. Course consists five different subjects and every subject has its own assignment. You will study all subjects independently through given materials.
Study material and course literature will be given during the course
This is a nonstop course. Student may enroll to the course during 1.8.-31.5. There are three (3) different time periods inside the nonstop course:
- Course studied by 10.12.
- Course studied by 31.5.
- Course studied by 31.7.
Student chooses the time period in the virtual study environment. Time period should be selected based on students enrollment and study right time. Student can create own time schedule for the assignments and tasks within the selected time period.
If the virtual study environment has not opened for you within 2 weeks after enrollment, please contact the course teacher.
The calculated workload is the number of credits times 27 hours.
In the 5 credit course, the workload is 135h.
01.08.2022 - 31.05.2023
Accreditation procedure is described in study guide. Course teacher will give additional information of other possible methods to take this course.
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Open UAS: 30
Master’s Degree Programme in Digital Supply Chain Management, Master's Degree Programme in Lifecycle Management, Master’s Degree Programme in Logistics, Master's Degree Programme in Business Network Management, Open Studies
School of Technology
26.02.2024 - 31.05.2024
Teaching and learning methods used are lectures, discussions and working together as well as learning assignments. The reflection and feedback are used to support the learning.
Alhola, K., Ryding, S. O., Salmenperä, H. & Busch, N. J. (2019). Exploiting the Potential of Public Procurement: Opportunities for Circular Economy. Journal of industrial ecology, 23(1), 96-109.
Andersen, P. H. & Gadde, L. Organizational interfaces and innovation: The challenge of integrating supplier knowledge in LEGO Systems. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25(1)
Bag, S., Dhamija, P., Luthra, S. & Huisingh, D. (2021). How big data analytics can help manufacturing companies strengthen supply chain resilience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The international journal of logistics management, ahead-of-print.
Biggemann, S. & Buttle, F. (2012). Intrinsic value of business-to-business relationships: An empirical taxonomy. Journal of business research, 65(8), 1132-1138.
Cole, R. & Aitken, J. (2020). The role of intermediaries in establishing a sustainable supply chain. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 26(2), .
Fobbe, L. & Hilletofth, P. (2022). Moving Toward a Circular Economy in Manufacturing Organizations: The Role of Circular Stakeholder Engagement Practices. The International Journal of Logistics Management.
Forkmann, S., Henneberg, S. C., Naudé, P. & Mitrega, M. (2016). Supplier relationship management capability: A qualification and extension. Industrial marketing management, 57, 185-200.
Ghadge, A., Kidd, E., Bhattacharjee, A. & Tiwari, M. K. (2019). Sustainable procurement performance of large enterprises across supply chain tiers and geographic regions. International journal of production research, 57(3), 764-778.
Glas, A. H., Meyer, M. M. & Eßig, M. (2021). Covid-19 attacks the body of purchasing and supply management: A medical check of the immune system. Journal of purchasing and supply management, 27(4), 100716.
Graham, G., Burns, L., & Hennelly, P. (2019). Digital transformation in the automotive supply chain. 3rdCambridge International Manufacturing Symposium. University of Cambridge, 26–27
loranta, K & Pajunen-Muhonen, H. Hankintojen Johtaminen: Ostamisesta Toimittajamarkkinoiden Hallintaan. Viides, tarkistettu laitos. Helsinki: Tietosanoma, 2018.
Johnsen, T.E., Caniato, F., Meqdadi, O. and Miandar, T. (2022). Swimming against the tide: supplier bridging roles in diffusing sustainability upstream and downstream in supply networks. International Journal of Operations & Production Management. Vol. 42 No. 10. pp. 1605-1629.
Kosmol, T., Reimann, F. & Kaufmann, L. (2019). You'll never walk alone: Why we need a supply chain practice view on digital procurement. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 25(4).
Lacoste, S. (2016). Sustainable value co-creation in business networks. Industrial Marketing Management, 52, pp. 151-162.
Lingegård, S., Olsson, J. A., Kadefors, A. & Uppenberg, S. (2021). Sustainable Public Procurement in Large Infrastructure Projects—Policy Implementation for Carbon Emission Reductions. Sustainability (Basel, Switzerland), 13(20), 11182.
Lorentz, H., Aminoff, A., Kaipia, R. & Srai, J. S. (2021). Structuring the phenomenon of procurement digitalisation: Contexts, interventions and mechanisms. International journal of operations & production management, 41(2), 157-192.
Lorentz, H., Laari, S., Engblom, J. & Tanskanen, K. (2019). Attention-based view on achieving ambidexterity in purchasing and supply management. Journal of purchasing and supply management, 25(5), 100560.
Morales-Contreras, M., Bilbao-Calabuig, P., Meneses-Falcón, C. & Labajo-González, V. (2019). Evaluating Sustainable Purchasing Processes in the Hotel Industry. Sustainability (Basel, Switzerland), 11(16), 4262.
Nieminen, S. (2016). Hyvä hankinta - parempi bisnes. Sanna Nieminen. Helsinki: Talentum Pro.
Pellegrino, R., Costantino, N. & Tauro, D. (2020). The role of risk management in buyer-supplier relationships with a preferred customer status for total quality management. TQM journal, 32(5), 959-981.
Picaud-Bello, K., Johnsen, T., Calvi, R. & Giannakis, M. (2019). Exploring early purchasing involvement in discontinuous innovation: A dynamic capability perspective. Journal of purchasing and supply management, 25(4), 100555.
Pihlajamaa, M., Kaipia, R., Säilä, J. & Tanskanen, K. (2017). Can supplier innovations substitute for internal R&D? A multiple case study from an absorptive capacity perspective. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, 23(4), pp. 242-255.
Sarkis, J., Kouhizadeh, M. & Zhu, Q. S. (2021). Digitalization and the greening of supply chains. Industrial management + data systems, 121(1), 65-85.
Sarkis, J., Santibanez Gonzalez, E. D. & Koh, S. L. (2019). Effective multi-tier supply chain management for sustainability. International Journal of Production Economics, 217, pp. 1-10.
Seyedghorban, Z., Samson, D. & Tahernejad, H. (2020). Digitalization opportunities for the procurement function: Pathways to maturity. International journal of operations & production management, 40(11), 1685-1693.
Tanskanen, K. (2021). Ulkoisten resurssien johtaminen. Tietosanoma.
Veile, J. W., Schmidt, M., Müller, J. M. & Voigt, K. (2021). Relationship follows technology! How Industry 4.0 reshapes future buyer-supplier relationships. Journal of manufacturing technology management, 32(6), 1245-1266.
von Haartman, R. & Bengtsson, L. (2015). The impact of global purchasing and supplier integration on product innovation. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 35(9), pp. 1295-1311.
Weele, A. J. v. k. & Rozemeijer, F. (2022). Procurement and supply chain management (Eighth edition.). Cengage Learning EMEA.
Wilden, R., Gudergan, S., Akaka, M., Averdung, A. & Teichert, T. (2019). The role of cocreation and dynamic capabilities in service provision and performance: A configurational study. Industrial marketing management, 78, 43-57.
Wu, H., Su, J. & Hodges, N. (2021). Investigating the Role of Open Costing in the Buyer-Supplier Relationship: Implications for Global Apparel Supply Chain Management. Clothing and textiles research journal, 887302.
Zimon, G., Babenko, V., Sadowska, B., Chudy-Laskowska, K. & Gosik, B. (2021). Inventory Management in SMEs Operating in Polish Group Purchasing Organizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Risks (Basel), 9(4), 63.
Visiting lectures in contact days.
Two contact days at Jamk 12h
Two half day zoom-lectures 6 h
Pre-assignments for the contact days 20 h
Two learning assignments 60 h
Other independent study 37 h
20.11.2023 - 04.01.2024
The course proceeds as follows: pre-assignment 1, contact day at Jamk, learning assignment 1, zoom-lectures 2 pcs, learning assignment 2, pre-assignment 2, contact day at Jamk.
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n this course the purchasing management skills, entrepreneurial, innovation and work community skills, and international and communication skills are assessed. The tools for evaluating the learning process are the learning assignment with an emphasis on informational competence, the learning assignment with an emphasis on applied competence, and the reflection.
Competence assessment is based on criteria and the assessment is done by the responsible teacher when all learning assignments have been completed. The evaluation decision is made on a scale of: accepted/failed. The assessment material consists of the pre-assignments and learning assignments of the course.
Master’s Degree Programme in Logistics, Open Studies
Face-to-face, Online learning
School of Technology