MSc In Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

After the completion of the MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at ICD Business School, graduates will earn a Master of Science degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management delivered by ICD Business School and accredited by the CGE (Conférence des Grandes Ecoles) and an American Master of Science degree in Logistics & Supply Chain delivered by the American Business School of Paris.

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A Unique MSc in Digital Business

  • Focus on strong technical competencies & skills in global purchasing and supply chain management for the value creation
  • An innovative approach in sustainable supply chain development of business in the world wide range (a focus in Europe, US, China and India)
  • A mix of theory and practical learning experiences to put into practice the methods and tools taught through real business case study, company projects and visits in the related field
  • The ICD atmosphere: experiential learning in smallsized groups, considerable social and multicultural awareness

 

Highlights

BUSINESS IMMERSION WEEK

The business immersion week is a unique opportunity to increase students’ knowledge and skills in purchasing and supply chain management field. Students will go on company visits, exchange with the professional experts and get involved in the real business case and projects. This week includes meetings with various types of leading companies applying efficient tools and methods in their supply chain management.

SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING BUSINESS CHALLENGE

The sustainable purchasing business challenge is focused on the sustainable business approach in the purchasing and supply chain management. After completing several modules which are related to corporate social responsibility and ecological purchasing and logistics, students will be involved in a real business environment and compete against each other by group in order to suggest an innovative and practical solution in response to one raised challenge provided by the company in partnership with the program.

Professional Development Support

Our corporate relations and career department helps students develop professional soft skills through a well-structured module “Start Me Up Career” and allows students and alumni to plan, manage and achieve their professional goals in partnerships with companies that seek out top talent in the purchasing and supply chain management field.

  • Proactive corporate relation services
  • Career Coaching workshops
  • Enterprise Career Day
  • Alumni network

Careers
and placement

The Master program in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management gives students a hands-on exposure to the professional world with a comprehensive skill set. Students are to be recruited by multinationals in almost every sector: Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Heavy Industry, Retail, Consulting, Logistics services and etc

Typical functions include:

Program

Developing Fundamental and Advanced Skills In International Management
  • Organizational behavior & Strategic leadership
  • International Finance
  • Intercultural Management & Negotiation
Managing Projects and Applying Innovation
  • Project management
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Mastering Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Warehouse management
  • International logistic (Ports Management)
  • Mooc UCLouvain (Supply Chain Management: A decision-making framework)
Optimizing Purchasing and Supply Chain Performance
  • Performance for Supply Chain (KPI)
  • Lean supply chain (lean and Six Sigma)
  • Sourcing and supplier performance

ADMISSION

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor-level undergraduate degree in any subject with a good grade point average
  • - Work experience is not compulsory
  • Fluency in English
Understanding new Challenges for Purchasing ans Supply Chain Management (CSR - Digital)
  • Digitalization of the supply chain (SAP SCM)
  • Sustainable supply chain and Green logistics
  • Corporate social responsibility - Sulitest
  • Serious Game (SCM)
Conducting Research Activities and Enhancing Writing Skills
  • Research Methodology Workshops
  • Dissertation Individual Supervision
Developing Personal ans Social Skills
  • French language and culture
  • Start Me Up Career (Soft Skills Development Programme)
  • Professional development seminar
  • Professional Thesis: writing and defence
  • Business Immersion
MSC Dissertation & Internship : Presenting Results In Writing and in Oral Defense
  • Masters Dissertation: Presenting results in writing and defense
  • Internship 4 Months

Application

Submit the application file in English

Mandatory documents

  • Completed application form
  • Resume
  • Scanned copy of your passport / visa
  • Highest degree certification and certificate of current studies
  • Transcript of your current studies
  • English language certificate (IELTS ≥ 6.0 / TOEFL ≥ 520 or equivalent)
  • An application fee of 125 euros is payable when you submit your application

Interview

  • As soon as your application file is registered, you will receive an email from ICD in order to schedule an interview

Final decision

It takes up to 2 weeks following the interview for a decision to be made. An admission letter will be sent by email from ICD once the candidate is admitted. Applicants will be judged on their application file and their interview.

PRATICAL INFORMATION

  • Duration: 3 semesters (2 semesters in Paris and a 1-semester internship)
  • Location: Paris
  • Degree level: Master
  • Credits: 90 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Format: Full Time
  • Entry requirements :Bachelorlevel undergraduate degree in any subject. Fluency in English
  • Next Intake :January 24th 2022
  • Tuition fees : 14 000€
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DNA of the ICD MSC Programs

The programs’ high level of expertise in each field under the supervision of ICD International Scholars

An experiential learning approach combining strong academic content and immersion in real-life projects (immersion weeks, projects, business games, hackathons, etc.)

Individual coaching and supporting students in their career projects as well as identifiying internship opportunities.

A multicutural environment in the classroom, on campus and in French business and cultural life

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