All about this master, ISLI - Global Supply Chain Management KEDGE Business School
France - Western Europe
Supply Chain and Logistics

KEDGE Business School
ISLI - Global Supply Chain Management


Program overview

A programme designed hand-in-hand with the Business World

Supply Chain Management  implies a team approach to management; today’s business environment implies cross-border chains of operation. Representing 20 different nationalities, students discover different perspectives and assimilate other social models.

Enhanced multicultural awareness improves negotiating capabilities and develops a truly international profile.

Students reconcile cultural differences while respecting real-world working conditions

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)


MANAGERIAL AND TECHNICAL BASICS: Master the tools required for strategic management and Global Supply Chain analysis

  • Analytical Tools
  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Relationship
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Research Methods

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS: Learn Global Supply Chain Management Techniques and place them in a corporate context through case studies

  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Production
  • Supply Chain Transport
  • Supply Chain Distribution


GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN APPROACHES & METHODOLOGIES: Understand Global Supply Chain Management processes, their design and methods for analysis and implementation

  • Designing Robust Supply Chain Network
  • Lean Supply Chain Management
  • UML Method
  • Audit SCOR Model
  • SCM impact on Finance and Benchmark
  • Cash Management

MANAGING INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN: Use the analysis of organisational strategy, customer expectations and country-specific constraints to understand how Global Supply Chains are designed and implemented

  • International Economics Environment
  • Legal Issues of SCM
  • Design International Supply Chain & Distribution Strategy
  • Risk Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Making
  • Intercultural Management
  • Change Management
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Design

In-company consultancy project: October to March



INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP: To apply Global Supply Chain approaches that they have learned during a six month long assignment within a multinational company

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN THESIS: To define theoretical models on a Global Supply Chain topic and apply them to a company

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor
  • Master

Tuition & Fees

Between 19900 and 26900 Euros


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:

- 10% Early Bird discount for non-French candidates until Feb. 29, 2020.
- Achievement Scholarship of 2,000€ and Excellence Scholarship of 4,000€ for non-French candidates.

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : 100 % of students are recruited within 6 months

Employment opportunities :

Job offers begin rolling early in the year for students:

  • Partner companies, alumni and consulting firms are the main vectors of employment proposals
  • student CVs are sent to almost 4000 company managers
  • 80% of recent graduates are recruited by large companies
  • 100% work in an international position
  • 99% find a position within 6 months of graduating

SC Director

  • Defines Global SC strategies
  • Orients organisational changes
  • Establishes cooperation contracts between suppliers, service providers, distributors and customers

SC Engineer

  • Orchestrates new logistics processes using integrated management systems(ERP, VMI) and IT(e-SC, e-procurement)
  • Develops physical structures to optimise flows

SC Consultant
Analyses opportunities and risks of client’s SC and proposes alternative SC strategies Clients apply chosen SC solutions

Customer Service Manager

  • Negotiates custom-made SC arrangements adapted to country-specific conditions
  • Streamlines order-processing logistics by reducing lead time

Distribution Logistics Manager

  • Analyses and assesses performance of country-specific logistics networks
  • Manages international partnerships with service providers and transport firms

Production and Purchasing Logistics Manager

  • Establishes and manages supply processes and supplier relationships
  • Coordinates production flows and guarantees desired service level

Program enrolment information and statistics

Students Age
Minimum age 23 years
Average age 27 years
Maximum age 35 years

Application Deadlines

Entry Level

- To the one-year MSc : 4-years Bachelor degree or Master degree or 3-years Bachlor degree + 3 years of working experience

- To the 2-years MSc : 3-years Bachelor degree

For those who are applying to the 2-years MSc, the first year will be devoted to General Management. The specialisation is limited to the second year.

Faculty profiles

KEDGE Business School's faculty is made up of almost 183 full-time lecturers and several hundred professional and academic speakers who teach at our French and international campuses.

The full-time faculty is comprised of lecturers-researchers, 90% of whom hold a PhD. 44% are international professors from over 30 different countries.

Due to the dynamics of the merger process, globalisation and the growth Kedge Business School is experiencing, it now boasts a substantial and incredibly diverse faculty, a strong asset in the face of new challenges in the fields of research and education.

Academic Excellence:

KEDGE is one of the European leaders in academic research on management, with a very ambitious research output.


KEDGE produces the equivalent of one article in a top-ranking journal every day.

In the 2017 ranking of best schools for research in management performed by L'Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School came out on top in France with a total of 103 articles across all categories published by its faculty in 2015.

This exceptional performance is the result of its excellence strategy applied since the School's creation in 2013.

With three Centres of Excellence: Marketing, Supply Chain and CSR, and five Centres of Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health Management, Finance Reconsidered and Creative Industries & Culture, the School affirms its academic expertise on several key issues in management sciences.

Campus facilities & Student Life


The Housing service of KEDGE Business School is available on a single platform.

You will find housing offers from private landlords, real estate agencies and student residences.

A multilingual team is at your disposal 6 days a week to help you to find and book accommodation.

To connect, sign up using your school email address and password of your choice

For further questions, do not hesitate to contact our housing advisor:

Arrival information

Pick up assistance

KEDGE BS and its International Students Association Melting Potes offer every semester to International Students a pick-up service from “Bordeaux Mérignac (BOD)” airport and “Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean” train station. The dates of the pick-up service will be communicated through the dedicated orientation session KEDGE BS website.


The International Students Association Melting Potes supports the International Office in facilitating the integration of international students among the French students through the organization of activities all year round.

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Life in Bordeaux

More information related to the city of Bordeaux, transportation, accommodation, estimated expenses, health & insurance, banks, visas, scholarships… can be found on the “International Student Handbook”.

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Choose a Master, an MS or an MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics

Pictogramme The Sector of Supply Chain and Logistics

The current global and competitive economic environment requires enterprises and organizations to become more efficient, faster and more productive. Logistics and the supply chain is in charge of the flow of goods and information from the supplier to the final customer. They are decisive for achieving a greater degree of efficiency and immediacy in the provision of a service or in making a product competitive on the market.

Companies need in their areas of operations multifaceted professionals, who are skilled whith the most advanced management techniques, who are able to control the information technology systems and who know how to detect new business niches, and even open new markets if necessary.

Pictogramme Follow a Masters/MS/MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics

The Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management & Logistics brings the theoretical-practical knowledge to professionals who perform their functions in different types of companies that have the management of the supply chain and in logistics. They gain the abilities to improve the value added and reduce the critical processes, so that they can design, implement and maintain a strategic vision of the global supply chain.

Nowadays, the logistics and supply chain of a company necessarily implies global organizations, so with the mastery in logistics we pay special attention to the way to manage change and adaptation to technological advances and to the possibilities and needs of relationship and operation in a broader international context. This master will equip participants with skills to lead the transformation of traditional business models, generating new markets, understanding their new requirements, managing information in real time and promoting collaborations and alliances for the adoption of solutions that drive the growth of the company.

Pictogramme To Work in Supply Chain and Logistics

When you work in Supply Chain and Logistics you will provide a comprehensive view on the management of supply chain business processes, you will manage the area of operations and logistics of a company, you will optimize the management of the area by applying information technologies that allow an efficient response to current needs. Some of the professional profiles for which the students after graduating are: director of operations, director of logistics, director of the distribution, director of import/export, chief of procurement, , logistics and operations consultant and head of stock control…

Pictogramme Supply Chain and Logistics in 2019

The supply chains of a company face constant challenges, both inside and outside the company, such as: globalization, constant technology innovation, changes in demands, trust in suppliers and high competition. For every corporation is necessary to invest in their logistics team as it has become a key sector in the business activity. In recent years, job offers in the logistics sector have increased, so much so that, according to the logistics thermometer of the ICIL Foundation, more than 57% of the companies in this sector expect to increase the workforce. In this way the area of logistics becomes one of the markets with the highest demand for employment after the economic crisis.

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