• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
Purchasing used to be about finding the cheapest prices. This is no longer the case. Today purchasing is about working with strategic suppliers so as to capture Innovation and implement it as quickly as possible. This MAI - Innovation and International Purchasing programme is offered by KEDGE Business School.

About

Highlights

  • The strength of a network
  • Real-life working conditions
  • A global vision of the company
  • A programme acclaimed by companies
  • Open source seminar
Skills Developed
  • Internal competencies
  • External competencies

This MAI - Innovation and International Purchasing programme is offered by KEDGE Business School.

Careers

The Multinationals recruiting MAI students today are in almost all sectors: Agro-Alimentary, Cosmetics, Household goods, Pharmaceutical, Automobile, Aeronautic and most service industries.

Job Types

  • Lead Buyer
  • International Purchasing Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Consultant
  • Managing Director
  • Purchasing & Logistic Manager
  • Product Purchasing Manager
  • HR Purchasing Group Manager
  • Strategic Purchasing Director
  • New Product Director
  • Director of Innovation
  • International Sourcing Director

Accreditation

  • An MSc accredited by the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles” (French accreditation for Business and Engineering Schools)
  • Accredited by “The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply” (CIPS)

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Purchasing Management And Leadership
  • Purchasing Value Creation And Vision
  • Purchasing Processes And Tools
  • Innovation And Environment
  • Doing Business in Emerged and Emerging markets
  • SAP ERP Software
  • Open Innovation
  • Creative Thinking and Making
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Crisis Management
  • Storytelling and video
  • Excellence through « made in »
  • Leadership & management
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You can apply online throughout the year. Admission sessions are regularly organised. International students should also apply at the earliest possible moment.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Documents
  •  Academic records / CV
  • Scanned copy of your passport
  • Highest degree certification
  • Certificate of achievement or transcript of your current studies
  • TOEFL >= 550  / IBT >= 90 / TOEIC >= 780 /  IELTS >= 6.5 or equivalent Except for students who have studied in English (at least 2 years)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

30 months BAC+5 - MSc: €26500

Living costs for Bordeaux

750 - 1,050 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

At KEDGE Business School, we strongly believe that students shouldn’t abandon their Education projects because of funding concerns. That is why we have launched a financial support plan aimed specifically to help international students.

4 types of scholarships are available:
  • Early Bird Waiver
  • Distinction scholarship
  • Achievement scholarship
  • Outstanding student trophy

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.