Supplier Code of Conduct

Procurement departments are responsible for sourcing goods and services from suppliers that meet the organization's requirements for quality, cost, and delivery. However, in addition to these basic requirements, procurement professionals must also consider the ethical and social implications of their purchasing decisions. This is where a supplier code of conduct comes in.

Content (15 - 20 min including reading).

    1. Content presented in course - download.

    2. What is code of conduct

    3. Supplier code of conduct

    4. The content of a supplier CoC

    5. Transparency International

    6. The consequences of low business ethics (corruption).

    7. Real life examples - unethical behavior.

    8. Examples: Links to 5 Supplier CoC.

    9. Supplier Code of Conduct and the Sourcing process

    1. Questions to help you verify that you meet the Learning Objectives.

    1. Summary of the Course.

    2. Reflection after the course

About this course

  • €20,00
  • 13 lessons
  • Basic level
  • Tactical buyer role


Senior instructor. Fredrik Axelsson

Fredrik was born in Gothenburg on the Westcoast of Sweden where he earned his Master in Economics (1996) at Gothenburg University. Later Fredrik completed his Executive MBA (2003) at Stockholm Business school. Fredrik has experience from several companies: LM Ericsson, Solectron Sweden AB, Axelson Purchasing Resources AB, Saab AB and Alstom/GE before setting up Sourcing Partner in Summer 2017. During his career he has developed a broad experience within sourcing and procurement, holding roles from Operative Buyer to Sourcing Director via roles as Commodity manager and Business Development. Both in line organization and projects as consultant, owner and employee - in small and large business - in banking as well as manufacturing industry.

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