HM108V Purchasing and Supply Chains 7.5 credits
Inköp och Supply Chains
Educational levelFirst cycle
Academic level (A-D)A
Grade scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
PeriodsAutumn 12 P2 (7.5 credits)
End date2013 week: 1
Language of instructionSwedish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of places *1 - 10
*) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.
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Course responsibleSeth Jonsson <email@example.com>
TeacherSeth Jonsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Good awareness of the role and substance of purchasing and supply management in companies, public authorities, and government agencies. In a structured way be able to identify and describe essential purchasing-related terms and activities within the purchasing process. Be able to describe and explain aspects on the supplier-base design related to purchase needs, supplier relations, and sourcing strategies.
Course main content
Strategic and operational purchasing matters, supplier base design, buyer-supplier relations, supplier selection; the purchasing role in the supplier chain.
Lectures, seminars, at times study visits, and project work. 6 occasions. The course is given on half-time in the daytime and in Swedish, but is not a distance-course with distance tuition.
General requirements i.e. completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish and English (for courses given in Swedish).
Arjan J. van Weele: ”Inköp och Supply Chain Management”, 2012, Upplaga 1:1, ISBN 978-91-44- 07427-6, Studentlitteratur AB
Access to a computer and the Internet.
- PRO1 - Project, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grade scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
The written material must be passed by the examiner and a presentation which is part of the basis for grading the thesis must be performed, with the academic supervisor and/or the examiner present.
Requirements for final grade
Passed Written Exam.
Passed Project Work.
ITM/Applied Mechanical Engineering
Kristina Palm <email@example.com>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.