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Master / International Supply Chain Management

ESDES Lyon Business School
Supply chain manager program

Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management

Develop skills and abilities in order to manage people, processes and technologies required by today’s supply chains and manage strategic business issues and the
international market competitively.

The role of manager of the logistics chain has evolved in an international context, and must now have a global understanding of the company and its environment, as well as mastering the information systems necessary for managing the logistics chain.

 

French version

Study in France
Master / International Supply Chain Management

Studying at Master’s level allows you to choose your specialization path, to become an expert in your chosen field. The MasterClasses chosen each semester offer advanced teaching to strengthen this expertise and clarify your professional objectives.

The International Supply Chain Management specialization is full-time and 100% in English.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Develop skills and abilities to manage people, processes and technologies
  • Thrive in complex and interconnected operational environments and systems
  • Source products worldwide
  • Understand and develop expertise in operations management, material sourcing
  • Identify the risks in supply chains

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Highly qualified faculty members, working for the largest international companies in the fields of the supply chain, warehousing, shipping or logistics
  • A dynamic network providing students with internships and job opportunities
  • Many international career opportunities

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Purchasing Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • International Shipping Officer
  • Supply chain Manager
  • Sourcing Manager

 

THIS PROGRAM IS CIPS ACCREDITED

CIPS is the recognized global standard for procurement and supply. For students, it offers access to the world’s largest dedicated professional network.

 

Degree: Master in Management

Duration: 2 years

Professional experience during the program: Consultancy project and 6-month internship

Good to know: It is possible to obtain a double Master’s Degree during the final year at one of our partner universities

 

EFMD accredited

The Grande Ecole Program has been EFMD accredited since March 2020.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • To master and apply the knowledge and skills required for functioning effectively in a specialized field of business.
  • To adopt ethical, social and responsible behavior by engaging in activities that impact society
  • To manage operations  in companies or organizations within an international context
  • To contribute to the collective performance of the group by being  an effective team member.
  • To work efficiently with people from different cultures and operate successfully in various environments.
  • To develop professional hindsight to solve problems and make subsequent decisions.
  • To acquire communication skills in order to engage with a wide range of audiences in at least two different languages.
  • To contribute the digital transformation of organizations through their development of a digital mindset and expertise.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ideal for students who want to study business in France and wish to follow a program taught in English.
  • A balanced mix of academic and professional learning
  • Acquire a solid and lasting foundation for an evolutionary career
  • 2 years to become an expert in one of our 5 specializations
  • Develop your managerial skills and reveal your leadership potential
  • Benefit from an individualized path: MasterClasses, professionalization, internationalization
  • It is possible to obtain a double Master’s Degree during the final year at one of our partner universities

Specialization course – Semester 1

Course Title Hours ECTS
Principles of Procurement 24 3
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 24 3
International Logistics 24 3
Supply Chain Risk Management 24 3
Purchasing & Supply Chain Management 24 3
Global Supply Chain Management  24 3
Data Management
Financial Management

 

Specialization Courses – Semester 2

Course Title Hours ECTS
Budgeting in A Global Arena 24 3
International Sourcing, outsourcing & e-sourcing 24 3
Business Game: Global Challenge 24 3
ERP-Based Supply chain Management 24 3
Managing Processes in Procurements 24 3
Managing Cultural Diversity
Strategy: Choices and Implementation

 

Specialization courses– Semester 3

Course Title Hours ECTS
Managing Processes in Procurement 24 3
Designing & Managing Supply chains 24 3
Simpower Business Game 24 3
Performance Measurement in the Supply chain 24 3
Supply Chain Analysis & Compliance 24 3
Financial Hedging with International Markets 24 3
Business Strategy Game
   

 

Semester 4

 

Internship

REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must currently be finishing or have already completed their third year of a bachelor degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS credits).

After receiving the application, including supporting documents, the admissions board will review the complete file. Candidates will then be invited for a personal interview by Skype.

After the interview, the final admission results will be communicated by email.

Applications are evaluated as follows:

Admission for master’s degree Weighting
Application form 10
English test 4
Interview 6
TOTAL 20

 

Native English speakers or candidates who have been studying in English for at least two years will be exempt from the English test requirement. In this case, applications are evaluated as follows:

Admission for master’s degree Weighting
Application form 10
Personal interview 10
TOTAL 20

 

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Documents required for your application:

  • Completed application form
  • Transcripts of your Higher Education studies
  • Transcripts of baccalaureate or equivalent high school diploma
  • Two academic and / or professional recommendation letters
  • Official English test results (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, CAMBRIDGE EasySPEAKing,…), native English speaking students are exempt.
  • Cover letter
  • Résumé / CV
  • Copy of passport (photograph page)
  • ID photo
  • Application fees: €180 (non-refundable).

 

 Fees per year *

€10 380 E.U. / €11 630 non E.U.

* 2020-2021 rates

Do you have a question about ESDES? Contact us!

 

The international recruitment team will answer you as soon as possible

 

Benefits of this course

100% of students are CIPS accredited. CIPS is the recognized global standard for procurement and supply. For students, it offers access to the world’s largest dedicated professional network.

100% taught in english

Highly qualified faculty members, working for the largest international companies in the fields of the supply chain, warehousing, shipping or logistics

Head of International Supply Chain Management Program

Lamine Bodian

Head of International Supply Chain Management Program

Portrait EC Lamine BODIAN

Lamine Bodian

Head of International Supply Chain Management Program

Lamine Bodian is the founder and manager of an international commodity trading company. Thanks to his business network, he has built up a very solid teaching team in the program composed of specialists in different areas and expertise of risk management. He also taught or is still teaching with many foreign universities or business schools abroad in countries such as Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Lebanon, Madagascar, Morocco etc.

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