MSc Supply chain management and purchasing

Useful information
MSc Bac +5
Duration of study :
Regular track: 2 years - Short track: 1 year
Place of study :
Nancy, Paris
Language of instruction :
French, English
Degree awarded :
MSc ICN degree or MSc-Master of Science certified CGE degree / DESSMI - Level 7 RNCP qualification (French National Directory of Professional Certifications), sheet n° 37475
Tuition fees :
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French students
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International students
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+ 33 (6) 35 81 31 10

Programme overview

The MSc in Supply Chain Management and Purchasing has been designed to give you a global and international vision of companies while training you in the multiple facets of logistics, purchasing and supply chain management.

The training program prepares for the management of complex processes (customer/supplier relationships, international operations, industrial and services processes, etc.) encountered by increasingly globalised firms operating in an ultra-competitive environment.

Choose the CGE-certified
path of excellence

Optional: the path of excellence

In addition to the DESSMI, you'll be preparing a double Master of Science degree
by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles.

This course includes at least 50% of classes in English.

Find out more about the CGE Master of Science program

Work-study format

Students on the programme can gain industry experience by combining their studies with a work placement as part of an apprenticeship. Doing an apprenticeship can boost your employability and is an excellent way to develop hard and soft skills that are highly valued by employers.

Apprenticeships will also allow you to be entirely waived of your tuition fees. The host company also pays you a monthly salary for the duration of the contract according to a scale based on the gross monthly minimum wage.

Finally, at ICN, 150 partner companies are waiting to meet you during our career forums, which will open the doors to apprenticeship opportunities within leading companies.


First year of the program - M1

Admission Bac+3 for a 2-year course (M1 and M2)

Semester 1 :

  • UE1 - Strategy & innovation 
  • UE2 - Project management : toolbox and techniques 
  • UE2  - Business functions (simulation) 
  • UE3 - Purchasing function and negociation 
  • UE3 - Organisational design 
  • UE4 - #ATM1 Challenge : CreaCthon product design 
  • UE5 - Explore Your Career Options
  • UE5 - English for Business Functions
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional) 

Semester 2 :

  • UE1 - Innovation, Agility & Design Thinking
  • UE1 - Sustainable development and CSR at the Digital Age 
  • UE2 - Digital transformation & Data security 
  • UE2 - Big Data et Business Analytics
  • UE3 - Production Control and Quality 
  • UE4 - #ATM2 Challenge : CreaCthon event design 
  • UE5 - Professional and specialised micro-certificate 
  • UE5 - English for Specific Purposes
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional)

Second year of the program - M2

Admission Bac+4 / Bac+5 for a 1-year course (M2 direct entry)

Semester 1 :

  • UE1 - CreaCtive Learning Expedition 
  • UE1 - Management 4.0 & Leadership 
  • UE2 - International Logistics 
  • UE2 - Design and Control of Flows 
  • UE2 - Indirect Purchases 
  • UE3 - Professional and specialised micro-certificate 
  • UE4 - Research methods & Data Analytics 
  • UE Quitus - Professional experience M1
  • UE0 - French as a foreign language (optional) 

Semester 2 :

  • UE3 - Professional experience M2 
  • UE4 - Company-based research project 


Our Paris campus is located in the heart of
La Défense business district, a stone's
throw from the head offices of the largest
French companies. It’s a place for learning,
but also a place where students,
businesses, teachers and graduates can

Career opportunities

This MSc opens opportunities in many sectors of activity: in industry (pharmaceutical, automotive, luxury, food, energy, construction, etc.), in distribution, in the provision of logistics services, but also in consulting. This programme will prepare you for your professional future and will enable you to develop the skills required by professionals in the sector of supply chain management and purchasing.

Specific roles :

  • Logistics Project Manager
  • Raw Materials Purchasing Manager
  • Service Provision Buyer
  • Logistics Manager
  • Supply Chain Management Consultant
  • Industrial Strategy and Organisation Consultant
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • In charge of logistics studies
  • Plateform manager »Industrial controller
  • System and Procedures Analyst»Process and Methods Analyst

93,3% of graduates are in employment within 2 months of finishing their degree!

Air France // Alstom // Auchan // Carrefour // Evobus // Galeries Lafayette // Geodis // Grundfos // Kronenbourg // La Poste // Nestlé // Norauto // Philips // Pomona // PSA // Rehau // Renault // Safran // Saint-Gobain // SNCF // Thales // Thiriet // Total // Viessmann // Valéo

What our students think...

As I'm currently working for the company where I did my work-study placement, I'm even more aware of the opportunity I had to join this Management of Innovation course.
Victoria Lequin
Business Analyst, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi


Interested in the MSc in Supply chain management
and purchasing?

Don't hesitate to apply!

Course registered with the CGE under the name: Management by Innovation
Course registered with the RNCP under number RNCP 37475 until 31/08/2026