The specialism in Global Supply Chain Management meets the expectations of various professional sectors looking for high-level collaborators with high managerial skills to meet many challenges such as:
- the integration of new logistics models (e-commerce or urban logistics);
- the development of automation, IT tools (information collection and management, inventory management, planning, cost optimization etc.) and digitalization in general (geolocation, Internet of things, artificial intelligence, etc.);
- the integration of these technologies into the business and the exploitation of these data;
- control of environmental impact;
- the optimal use of energy;
- optimizing the use of existing infrastructure.
The programme is aimed at:
- students interested in techniques enabling companies and organizations to improve their level of service and operational efficiency while controlling environmental impact;
- students who want to understand the management processes related to the production and distribution of goods and services;
- students who are attracted to leading-edge jobs in supply chain management and process optimization.
Skills acquired on completion of the specialisation
- developing skills specific to supply chain management;
- understanding transversal and multidimensional issues in logistics chains;
- establishing a strategy to optimize the value chain of a company or organization;
- adapting one's managerial practices to the needs of an evolving world.
Degree and specific outcomes
Master's degree in Management Sciences, with a specialism in Global Supply Chain Management.
- Head of industrial and logistics management
- Logistics Manager/Manager (Supply Chain)
- Production Planner
- Inventory manager
- Transport and Logistics Operations Manager
- Mobility/Traffic Manager
- IT Logistics Coordinator
- Consultant and project manager
The official list of "Critical professions/functions and skills shortage" published by the Forem lists the professions related to supply chain in demand for the year 2018. In addition to these professions, there are new ones (e.g. IT Logistics Coordinator, identified as a business of the future by Forem in 2017), as well as new functions, more oriented towards management and managerial activities.