General information


Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Jesus Ezequiel Martínez Marín

Trimester:1

Credits: 3

Teaching staff: Jordi Civit Garcés

Description


International Business, Purchasing and Procurement. 

 

This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.

The TecnoCampus will make available to teachers and students the digital tools needed to carry out the course, as well as guides and recommendations that facilitate adaptation to the non-contact mode.

Learning outcomes


By building a real project, students will learn the methods needed to develop purchasing management internationally.

Working methodology


The teaching methodology will be based on project-based learning, in which each student will learn the application of the methods and tools presented through the development of a real implantable project that contains the most outstanding aspects of the subject.

As an alternative to the applied project, a research project can be carried out.

Contents


  • The face-to-face sessions will present the management model based on the Category Management methodology applied to the specific field of international contracting.

    Theoretical pills will also be presented on the following related topics:

  • Business strategy and international environment
  • Market research
  • Search and selection of suppliers
  • Negotiation
  • Expenditure analysis
  • Breakdown of costs
  • Supplier analysis
  • Risk management

Learning activities


The teaching methodology will be based on project-based learning, in which each student will learn the application of the methods and tools presented through the development of a real implantable project that contains the most outstanding aspects of the subject.

As an alternative to the applied project, a research project can be carried out.

Evaluation system


The evaluation of the use of the subject will be carried out by means of the qualification of the project carried out that will be presented at the end of the subject.

References


Basic

Casanovas V., A. (2016). Advanced Purchasing and Procurement Strategies: Lean Buying and Outsourcing. 1st. ed. Editorial Profit.

Escudero S., María J. (2019). Purchasing management. 2nd. ed. Ediciones Paraninfo, SA

Martínez V., JF (2018). International trading. Ediciones Paraninfo, SA

Complementary

Material made by teachers

Recommended articles

Llamazares GL, O. (2020). Practical Guide to Incoterms 2020. 1st. ed. Global Marketing.