1

semester minimum abroad

1

semester minimum abroad

11

months of professional experience

Master / International Supply Chain Management

Full-time study

ESDES Lyon Business School
Supply chain manager program

Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management

International Supply Chain Management plays a vital role in today’s operations management.It is the only PGE program in France to get accreditation from CIPS the world leader in Procurement and Supply chain.
It provides students with immense opportunities to perform at the highest level of operations management within companies and organizations.

The program is then designed to help students 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 supply chain management and broadly speaking operations management has evolved in the international context and helped to have now a global understanding of the company or organization in its environment and consequently the mastering of the necessary information systems and processes that support the supply chains.

 

French version

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Master / International Supply Chain Management
Study in France

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
  • A cohort of international students
  • Many international career opportunities

Teaching is delivered by a combination of professionals and academics.

Part of the teaching is common to all students of the ESDES Master in Management Program (Responsible Management, Data Management, Managing Cultural Diversity, Strategy: Choices and Implementation, Research Methodology, Business Strategy Game). Students also participate to masterclasses designed to broaden their horizons and deepen their understanding and analysis of the business world.

Specialized courses are introduced progressively each semester.

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

THIS PROGRAM IS CIPS ACCREDITED

CIPS accreditation

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

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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.

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STATE RECOGNITION

The Master in Management has achieved the highest state recognition (« Grade de Master »).

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The program also has a RNCP title which assures a high quality training.

(RNCP n°36271 : see more)

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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 7&8

Module title Teaching hours

(exams included)

ECTS  

Semester

Principles of Procurement 24 3 7
Sustainable Supply Chain Management 24 3 7
International Logistics 24 3 7
Supply Chain Risk Management 24 3 7
Purchasing & Supply Chain Management 24 3 7
Global Supply Chain Management 24 3 7
Budgeting in A Global Arena 24 3 8
International Sourcing, outsourcing & e-sourcing 24 3 8
Business Game: Global Challenge 24 3 8
ERP-Based Supply chain Management 24 3 8
Managing Processes in Procurement 24 3 8
Common Modules
Data Management 24 3 7
Responsible Management 24 3 7
Managing Cultural Diversity 24 3 8
Strategy: choices and implementation 24 3 8
Choice of 4 Masterclasses

* To be chosen within a list of available Masterclasses

72 8  

7 & 8

Foreign language (French for non-French speakers, English, German, Spanish or Italian) 24 2 7 & 8
Career Project (PEP’S) 15 2 7 & 8
Program events 24   7 & 8
Internship Master 1 3 8
TOTAL TEACHING 495 60  

 

Specialization Courses – Semester 9&10

Module title Teaching hours

(exams included)

ECTS  

Semester

Lean Warehousing 24 3 9
International Shipping 24 3 9
SimPower Business Game 24 3 9
Performance Measurement in Supply Chain 24 3 9
Supply Chain Analysis & Compliance 24 3 9
Financial Hedging in International Markets 24 3 9
Common modules 
Research Methodology 24 3 9
Choice of 2 Masterclasses

* To be chosen within a list of available Masterclasses

36 4 9
Business Strategy Game 24 3 9
Career Project (PEP’S) 8 1 9
Foreign language (French for non-French speakers, English, German, Spanish or Italian) 12 1 9
Program events 12 9
Professional thesis and Grand Oral 20 10
Internship Master 2 10 10
TOTAL TEACHING 260 60  

 

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Applications for the 2022 school year close on September 5

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: €50 (non-refundable).

*Easy Speaking: realize this official English exam with ESDES. If you wish to pass this test, (50€ fees), please inform us in your application form.

Fees per year 

€10.910 E.U. / €12.200 non E.U.

* 2022-2023 rates

Early bird: international students from outside the EU, applicants for the 2022 start of the school year – annual preferential rate of 10% applicable subject to receipt of the completed registration file and registration fees paid before February 28, 2022.
A question about this process? Please contact: concours@esdes.fr 

 

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Benefits of this course

Unique Master program CIPS accredited in France. 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 program

Lamine Bodian

Head of International Supply Chain Management Program

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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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