Dates to be confirmed, 2021: Arrival dates and pick-up service

June 7 - July 2, 2021: The programme takes place

Purchasing Logistics with a Global Perspective

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10 ECTS credits

The aim of this course is to give advanced knowledge of logistics in purchasing and supply chain management with a global perspective. The focus is on the purchasing functions importance for the company result. The course includes the following elements:

  • Purchasing and strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain management, Globalization and Incoterms
  • Initiate supplier relations: define needs, specify and document
  • Assess supplier portfolio, select suppliers
  • Prepare negotiations with regard to TCO and cost break-down
  • Legal aspects, contracts, delivery and payment terms and contract management
  • Supplier relations, Systems for managing supplier relationships (SRM)
  • Sustainability and Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Purchase orders, performance measurements (KPIs), and supplier evaluation
  • Supplier development process
  • Terminate supplier relations


  • 60 credits first cycle courses in industrial engineering, business administration, computer information systems or equivalent
  • Fluency in English equivalent to at least 575 (paper based test) or 90 (internet based test) TOEFL score (or equivalent External link, opens in new window.)