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A380A0120 Supplier management and sustainable purchasing, 6 cr 
Code A380A0120  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Supplier management and sustainable purchasing  Abbreviation Supplier manage 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Anni-Kaisa Kähkönen 
Katrina Lintukangas 

Description by Study Guide

Location: Lappeenranta


B.Sc.(Econ. & Bus. Adm.)2



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) Anni-Kaisa Kähkönen

Professor, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) Katrina Lintukangas


The objective of the course is to strengthen the students' knowledge about supplier management and sustainable purchasing and supply management.

Upon completion of the course students

-understand the factors behind supplier selection criteria

-are able to discuss different supplier assessment methods

-are able to participate to the development of supplier assessment

-are able to categorize suppliers and utilize supplier relationship management tools

-can apply the principles and practices of sustainable purchasing and supply managment



Supplier selection criteria, supplier management, assessment and categorization, supplier relationship management, principles and practices of sustainable supply management.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures and seminars 8 h, group assignments including team work, preparations, opponent duty 152 h. 4th period. Total workload 160 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Grade 0-5, evaluation 0-100 points. Group assignment 1: 40%. Group assignment 2:60%. Both assignments must be passed to obtain the final grade.

Course Materials 

Will be informed later


A130A0200 The principles of purchasing and supply management

A380A0131 Business relationships in international value networks

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 15


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Supplier management and sustainable purchasing  COURSE  Anni-Kaisa Kähkönen,
Katrina Lintukangas 
02.03.20 -17.04.20 -

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