Level of English required for admission to specialisation course: TOEIC 780 / IELTS 6 / IBT 85 (Applicants with at least one year of study or professional experience in an English-speaking country are exempt). Providing a score of English is not mandatory to apply for the MSc pathway course. An official proof of English level will however be required to progress to the 2nd year of the MSc course.
Purchasing used to be about finding the cheapest prices. This is no longer the case. Today purchasing is about working with strategic suppliers to capture innovation and implement it as quickly as possible.
The focus is now on innovation capture and speed-to-market and the role of purchasing has become extremely strategic. Key suppliers have now become a real force of proposition. This change requires a totally different breed of purchasing professionals.
The MAI offers several training courses in purchasing. The MAI is recognized by multinationals as being at the leading age of purchasing and innovation capture for new product development.
At KEDGE, we strongly believe that students shouldn’t abandon their education projects because of funding problems. This is why we have launched a financial support plan aimed specifically at helping international students:
- Students applying before the 28 February 2019 will automatically be granted an Early Bird discount of 10%.
- We also offer a range of cumulative scholarships based on the candidate's academic level in order to support the high-profile candidates: Achievement scholarship (15%) and Academic Excellence (20%).
The multinationals recruiting MAI students today are in almost every 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
average annual junior buyer
of graduates find a job within six months after graduation
work in an international position
jobs offered to 400 students
Air France, Aventis, BMS, Bosch, Bouygues, Cadbury, Chupa Chups, Danone, Delphi, Diageo Guinness, EADS, EDF, Eiffage, Henkel, Heineken, Hermès, HP, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, La Poste, Legrand, L’Oréal, LVMH, Michelin, Microsoft, Nestlé, Nokia, Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Renault, Safran, Sanofi, Schweppes, Schlumberger, SNPE, Saipem, Thales, Toyota…