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Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the student understands the value of the purchasing activity and that they can use important purchasing and inventory tools.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the purchasing process and to understand the relationship between inventory- fix capital and purchase.

Course contents

The student works with separate purchasing and inventory tools as. ABC-analyses and purchase agreements and EOQ-models.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

basics in logistics

Previous course names

Additional information

Compulsory guest lectures and deadlines

Study activities

  • Lectures - 30 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 12 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 26 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 86 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 47 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions
  • Essays


Björk Kaj-Mikael


Björk Kaj-Mikael

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

  • 2009-10-22 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Essays

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