Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

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

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to understand the purchasing process ant 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 purchade agreements.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

basics in logistics

Previous course names


Additional information

Compulsory deadlines

Recommended or required reading

l. Proffs i inköp; Ulf Skoog & Conny Widlund 2001, ISBN 91-972102-1-8
2. Logistik (läran om effektiva materialflöden), Jonsson & Mattson, 2005, ISBN 91-44-04182-9

3. Övrigt material meddelas vid kursintroduktionen
övrigt kursmaterial distribueras via WeBCT

Study activities

  • Lectures - 25 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 25 hours
  • Tuition managed by students but supervised by the teacher - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 43 hours
  • Web-based and web-supported studies - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 53 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 80 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

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


  • Hongell Linn
  • Relander-Heinonen Siv


Siv Relander-Heinonen

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

se arbs

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - 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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