Audencia Business School is triple-accredited, highly ranked and internationally oriented. We are known for global responsibility research and teaching and great career results. MIP is ranked in the top 10 worldwide for supply chain and logistics programmes and partners with GS1, the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world.
Here are a few of the positions graduates are qualified to hold.
Purchasing professionalResponsible for pre-contract negotiation, supplier selection, contracting, negotiation, sourcing and assessment
Supply chain & logistics professionalResponsible for organising physical flows, supply processes, material handling in production, distribution, value creation strategies, supply chain integration (enterprise resource planning systems) and outsourcing
ConsultantResponsible for the development of supply chain and/or purchasing strategies, outsourcing processes and information system management
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) has awarded its accreditation to this programme. This programme is offered in partnership with MIP Politecnico di Milano.
Duration: 18-24 months, full-time
For students registered in the Extended (two-year) version of the MSCPM programme, you will begin with a selection of courses which focus on the core skills of management. You will then proceed with three phases of study focusing specifically on supply chain and purchasing management.
Courses will be taught in Nantes by Audencia's permanent or visiting faculty and they aim at providing the knowledge, skills and techniques that are fundamental to management studies. Skills learned during this phase will be your foundation for the subsequent programme courses.
Core Management Phase: Courses in Nantes (Extended programme only)
Semester 1 (or 2 for Extended version students) in Nantes.
Semester 2 (or 3 for Extended version students) in Milan.
Semester 3 (or 4 for Extended version students) anywhere in the world.
Final project/Internship. A supervisor will be allocated to help with the first part of the thesis (literature review) and to read and grade the final report.
For Extended programme students an additional 30 credit project/internship is required which lasts for 6 months after the end of the last academic courses
Students and professionals coming from a wide array of backgrounds and an excellent level of written and spoken English, who wish to develop a career in the field of supply chain management, purchasing management, procurement, operations management, logistics or other related fields.Class profile:
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Audencia Business School's commitment to excellence and diversity is shown through the various types of scholarships given out each year to students of merit from different backgrounds.
Audencia Business School awards over € 500,000 in scholarships per year giving the opportunity for students around the world to study in a world-class international environment.
Our aim is to open up the best business education to students that show the skill and motivation to be the leaders of tomorrow.
Early Application Waiver of € 1000: awarded to candidates who submit their on-line application for the programme before January 31st. You can find the on-line application on the programme's website.
Achievement Scholarships of € 3000: awarded to candidates the best-ranked candidates according to the programme's admissions criteria. These criteria include the undergraduate GPA, results of language tests and professional experience among others.
Diversity Scholarships of € 3000: awarded to candidates whose nationality was not represented in the last two years and that are above a minimum mark according to admissions criteria. Candidates from the chosen regions who apply early have a higher chance of obtaining an award, as scholarships are only given to the first applicant from the underrepresented country to register in the programme.
Global Leadership Awards of € 3000: awarded to candidates who meet us during our stops around the world as part of Audencia’s Global Responsibility Tour. The criteria set to award the prize are the same as those for admission to the programmes. Please check the next Global Responsibility Tour stops on our website.
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