Course syllabus VOON - Selected Aspects from Purchasing (ŠAVŠ - WS 2017/2018)

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Course title:
Selected Aspects from Purchasing
WS 2017/2018
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study:
Form of teaching: seminar
Mode of completion and credits:
Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
Introduction of choosen questions from Purchasing department, which covers almost all purchasing activities running in ŠKODA AUTO, Purchasing department. Other particular goal is introdcuction of connected competencies, which are necesary for sucessfull realization of commercial cases.
Course methods: - Lectures
- Excursions
- Management games
- Best practices
- Case studies
Course content:
Introduction of General Purchasing department in SKODA AUTO a.s. (allowance 0/4)
The role of Purchasing department in automotive industry (allowance 0/4)
Excursion at 1st tier supplier (allowance 0/2)
Specifics of project management in Purchasing department (allowance 0/2)
Inquiry management in SKODA AUTO a.s. (allowance 0/2)
6.Measuring of purchasing performance of SKODA AUTO/VW suppliers (allowance 0/2)
Management of abroad projects in Purchasing department (allowance 0/2)
Excursion at 1st tier supplier (allowance 0/2)
9.Chosen purchasing cases (allowance 0/2)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
Will explain the benefits of innovative purchasing strategies
Will recognize the basic starting points of the automotive purchasing department
-Will recognize the latest trends in the purchasing process

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
20 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation24 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work40 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
50 %
Term paper
50 %
100 %
Course completion:
Processing of semestral paper, min 3 pages A4, where students express the contribution of the subject including critical feedback (1 strana A4). There should be commented particular lectures including comparisson of theoretical knowledge and information with practical lectures from purchasing profesionals (min. 9 lines to each lecture, total +/- 2-3 pages A4 format).
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
GIUNIPERO, L C. -- HANDFIELT, R B. -- MONCZKA, R M. Purchasing and Supply Chain Managment. Mason, USA: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. 888 p. ISBN 978-0-538-47642-3.
SYNEK, M. -- A KOLEKTIV. Manažerská ekonomika.: 5., aktualizované a doplněné vydání. 5th ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2011. ISBN 978-80-247-3494-1.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of:
Course tutor: Ing. David Holman, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Zuzana Hejhalová on 11/20/2017.

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