TS200214 - Maritime procurement


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment and Written exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Portfolio assessment 40/100 ALLE
Written examination 60/100 3 hours KALKULATOR

Course content

Purchase framework conditions and introduction to Supply Chain Economy for Purchasers

Supplier evaluation

Demand calculation and how to specify needs

Quality and measurements in the purchasing work.

Incoterms - Delivery Terms

Purchase negotiations Supplier and offer evaluation

Supplier Development


Learning outcome

Learning Outcome - Knowledge:

document good knowledge about the purchasing role of the value chain.

documenting good knowledge and understanding of industrial purchasing behavior, supplier analysis, negotiation

use scientific methodology and methods for developing written reports.

to independently update his / her knowledge in the field of study, through literature searches, contact with academic communities and revision of own practice

Learning Outcomes - Skills:

actively contribute to ensuring that the company's value goals are respected throughout the supply chain

actively contribute to the design of procurement strategy in the maritime industries

Explain why it is important to have good procedures for the approval of suppliers

conduct written and oral presentations of the subject's subjects

Learning Outcomes - Skills:

knowledge about the importance of focusing on quality and seriousness in every aspect.

ability to convey academic information both in writing and orally

ability to participate actively in professional discussions and to have the ability to share their knowledge and experience with others and contribute to the development of good practice in the field of study

ability to convey academic information both in writing and orally

Learning methods and activities

Educational methods:

Lectures, individual exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Folder (40%)

Written exam (60%)

Students will prepare 2 group work collected in a folder. Group work is included in the assessment, and participants in each group get the same grade. In addition, the students are assessed on the basis of a 3-hour individual school exam. Both parts must be passed.
Delayed exam (New and postponed exam): It is possible to take a written 3-hour school exam as a postponed exam. If a group has not received a grade mark on one or more of the answers in the folder, the group, on condition that all group members agree, Get a folder with improved work at a new and postponed exam. If the student waits for the next ordinary exam, a new assignment must be solved. The student is entitled to a postponed examination only in so far as the student has had a valid absence or has failed. Deferred exam takes place during the postponed exam.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nautical Studies (353MN)
Nautical Studies (353YV)
Shipping management (432SM)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Nautic
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment and Written exam

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio assessment 40/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Portfolio assessment 40/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 60/100 KALKULATOR
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 60/100 KALKULATOR
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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