BMÖ-European Survey on Purchasing Competences


Dear participant,

Future education in PSM
Thank you! It is very important that you as a professional participate in this European research study on purchasing roles, skills and education
. This study helps us to understand the needs for future education in purchasing & supply management (PSM).

European Survey on Purchasing Skills & Education

This is the first European Survey on Purchasing Skills & Education and is organised by the scientific research group PERFECT project

The importance of purchasing & supply management (PSM) is growing and the main aim of PERFECT is to design an European Purchasing & Supply Management Educational Program for Universities (of Applied Sciences).

What can you expect in this survey?
This is the first survey on purchasing skills and education in Europe. The survey will take you about 25-30 minutes.  

You will be asked about: 
- your role in PSM (purchasing & supply management)
your PSM profession 
your education and training 
your skills and competencies 

Honesty and confidentiality 
It is important that you answer the questions and statements honestly. All information you provide will be used strictly confidential and individual scores will 
not be reported to employers or third parties. From the presentation of the total results, individual answers cannot be derived.


The data of this survey will be used for academic research only in the participating universities of the PERFECT project: Technische Universität Dortmund (Germany), Hochschule Mainz (Germany), Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland), Staffordshire University and Edge Hill University (United Kingdom) and University of Twente (Netherlands).


If you are interested: on the final results will appear. For more information contact the project at

There are 37 questions in this survey.