MSc Supply Chain Management & Purchasing



Programme courses


Programme s​​​tructure

  > Academic year: eight months
  > Internship / dissertation: four to six months
  > Rhythm: eight months of classes followed by four to six months in a company
The MSc covers the whole span of supply chain activities from planning, purchasing, receiving, production, storage to delivery through nine compulsory courses, and six elective courses and specific projects.
It is designed with a progressive shift from theory to practice.
Specific courses are structured around project-based learning, where students do projects in companies in order to deal with real-life supply chains and purchasing issues.

Couirses by semester & credits 


  Mandatory courses, 22 credits
  • Supply Chain Strategy and SCOR model, 3 credits
  • Introduction to Purchasing & Risk Management, 3 credits
  • Pre-requisites of Procurement and Purchasing, 3 credits
  • Advanced Sourcing, 4 credits
  • Practice of MS Project, 3 credits
  • Fundamentals of Procurement & Purchasing, 3 credits
  • PRINCE2, 3 credits

  Transversal courses, 4 credits
  • Globalisation, 3 credits
  • Personal & Professional Development, 1 credit
  Elective courses - 2 courses to be chosen among: (4 credits)
  • Supplier Relationship Management, 2 credits
  • Research Methods & Critical Thinking, 2 credits
  • Managerial & Communication Skills, 2 credits

TOTAL Semester 1: 32 credits

  Mandatory courses, 23 credits
  • Fundamentals of Production Planning, 4 credits
  • Transportation & International Logistics, 3 credits
  • Supply Chain Information Technology and Tools (SAP), 4 credits
  • Lean Manufacturing, 4 credits
  • Supply Chain Audit, 4 credits
  • Purchasing Negotiation, 4 credits
  Elective courses - 2 courses to be chosen among: (4 credits)
  • SCOR, 2 credits
  • Human Resource Management in the Supply Chain, 2 credits
  • Finance in the Value Chain, 2 credits
  • Advanced Managerial & Communication Skills, 2 credits

  Transversal courses, 3 credits​
  • Personal and Professional Development, 1 credit
  • Strategy, 2 credits 

TOTAL Semester 2: 30 credits

 Dissertation, 30 credits

90 credits in total for the year

Approximate course time not including individual and project work: 450 hours


The details above are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.​

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