Kursnamn Basics of Purchasing
Kursdatum 30.08.2023 - 31.07.2024
Yrkeshögskolan Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulu
Kursens språk Engelska
Studiepoäng 5 SP

Bransch Teknologi HUB, Entreprenörskap HUB
Lärare Jutta Nihtilä
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Anmälningstid 14.08.2023 - 31.05.2024
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Basics of Purchasing

30.08.2023 - 31.07.2024


Do you want to develop into a professional that brings clear savings to your organization? In addition to that, added value, success and profitability? Purchasing know-how is all of this!

The competences to be promoted and assessed in the course are purchasing competence, practical application of technology, knowledge and understanding of the subject, ability to communicate and teamwork.

After completing this course, you will understand the role and importance of procurement in organizations and networks. You will be familiar with the key features of the procurement process and the different sectors (such as public and service procurement). You understand the main features related to purchasing management. You will gain an overview of the opportunities in purchasing development.

The main content will include

  • Role of purchasing
  • Basics in purchasing management
  • Purchasing process
  • Basics in purchasing development
  • Purchasing in different business environments
  • The future of purchasing


Grading scale 0-5

Arbetsformer och schemaläggning

The course is implemented virtually, which includes self-study (independent learning tasks or group learning tasks). Assessment is based on the total number of points obtained from the learning assignments, according to which the grade of the course is 1-5.


Please cancel your studies via email: Include in your email the name of the course you are cancelling and your contact information. Thank you!

Enrollment for non-stop studies from the beginning of August to the end of May. Studies must be completed during the given time frame. If needed, please re-register at the next semester if the course is available. Please note that we don’t process enrollments on weeks 42, 51-52 and 9.