Credits: 6

Schedule: 31.10.2017 - 14.12.2017

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Katariina Kemppainen

Otaniemi campus

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is not lectured in 2018-2019 or 2019-2020.

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course you will possess a set of skills and knowledge that qualifies you for purchasing supply management jobs such as buyer, sourcing specialist, and procurement analyst. You are able to compare alternative sources of supply, assess and mitigate supply risks, develop holistic purchasing processes, and build tools for daily operative management. You also understands the impact of purchasing and supply management on firm performance

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Topics include sourcing strategy, supply chain design, business negotiations, supplier selection, buyer-supplier relationship, purchasing processes and organizations, daily operative management, supply optimization, and supply risk management.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Class participation and assignments (60%)
Exam (40%)

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Classroom hours 42h
Preparation for lectures and assignments 76h
Exam preparation 42h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Articles, cases and lecture slides.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

35C00250 Hankintojen johtaminen

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

An introductionary course of Operations Management (Tuotantotalouden perusteet) has to be completed before this course.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is not lectured in 2018-2019 or 2019-2020.