KEDGE Business School

MAI - Innovation & International Purchasing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 15 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Why choose this programme?

  • 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
The MAI - Innovation & International Purchasing course is offered by KEDGE Business School.

Career Opportunities

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


  • 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

Semester 1 and 2

  • Purchasing Management And Leadership
  • Purchasing Value Creation And Vision
  • Purchasing Processes And Tools
  • Innovation And Environment

Semester 3

  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 15 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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  • CV
  • 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 abroad (at least 2 years)

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 15300 International
  • EUR 15300 EU/EEA


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

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