MS Supply Chain Management and Purchasing (Manager de la Chaîne Logistique et Achats)
On the Lille campus: October and February intakes.
Taught mostly in French (25% in English). Work and study format (compatible with professional activity)
This MS programme is RNCP certified.
Why choose this programme:
This programme alternates weeks of classes with professionals at the forefront of their fields with paid internships in the area of your choice.
The programme is structured according to the "process" approach of the SCOR model (Supply Chain Operation Reference model) standard developed by the Supply Chain Council (SCC)
All the certifications, as well as the contributions from professional associations in this programme will help graduates gain recognition among national and international recruiters, making it a real asset for your career.
Preparation for BASICS (Basics of Supply Chain Management) from APICS® The Association for Operations Management; preparation for the Green Belt foundation level certification.
Links with professional associations and research:
SKEMA is involved with: Supply Chain Council (SCOR), Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), APICS The Association for Operations® Management, Compagnie des Dirigeants et Acheteurs de France (CDAF), CPIM de France, The International Society of Logistics (SOLE), European Logistics Association (ELA), Society of American Value Engineering International (SAVE International), Project Management Institute PMI®, International Project Management Association (IPMA), APM Group (PRINCE2® and PM4Success), Project Management Association Japan (PMAJ), Major Projects Association (MPA), European Construction Institute (ECI), American Society for Quality (ASQ).
- Provide a foundation of knowledge, methods and tools that enable students to understand the different aspects of the supply chain and procurement.
- Train international managers capable of generating innovation and sustainable performance in an increasingly complex environment.
Jobs and careers:
Supply chain manager, international logistics manager, purchasing management, logistics manager, production manager, materials manager, buyer…
In-company projects and assignments:
- Define purchasing strategies: sourcing, construction lines, drafting of tenders, negotiating prices and terms of purchase with international suppliers.
- Control, analyse and optimise the supply chain flow, develop forecasts, manage the planning, managing physical distribution processes, improving performance.
Among the recruiting companies for graduates of this MS:
Alcan, Assystem brime, Auchan, Bridgestone/Firestone, Cadbury, Cap gemini, Carrefour, Castorama, logistique (Kingfisher), Crédit Agricole, EDF-GDF, Framatome (Areva), IBM Global, Legrand, Lyonnaise Des Eaux, Nissan Europe, Nocibe Parfumerie, La Poste (national French post office), Quelle France, La Redoute, SNCF, 3 Suisses France...