Purchasing Management is an area of specialisation on the Bachelor top-up degree programme and is located in Herning.
The programme qualifies you to work with purchasing in an independent manner through research and development. You will be able to make an estimate of the financial and logistic parts of a company in the fashion and lifestyle sector and to handle both the internal and external negotiations. You will acquire a profound knowledge of commercial and financial theories and learn how to put the business concept and strategy of a company into practice in an international market.
You will learn to supervise and keep track of processes and projects that can ensure the optimisation of the purchasing function. You will work with product and supplier development, negotiation and sourcing, and learn about the materials of which products are made. This will give you an advantage in negotiations and decision-making. You will also be introduced to legal and cultural factors in a global marketplace. Finally, you will learn how to interpret the market and using this as your starting point for planning purchasing activities.
The common core projects of the course programme enhance your skills when it comes to interdisciplinary collaborations. The mandatory placement period provides you with the chance to expand your network and CV.
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