“In a world where markets are more connected than ever, the Purchasing and Supply Chain Management specialist is at the heart of the global economy. It's the role at the heart of an orchestra, coordinating the flow of goods across continents, optimizing processes and overcoming logistical challenges. Every decision taken influences the global supply chain, and every negotiation is an opportunity to improve resilience and efficiency in a complex and constantly changing environment.

If you have strategic vision, negotiation expertise, strong analytical skills, resilience in the face of challenges and adaptability to change, you're ready to excel in this field. International trade and supply chain management are fertile ground for innovation and value creation. Join us in shaping the future of global trade, where every action counts for a more connected and prosperous future.”

- 1160 training hours over 2 years

Teaching Language
- French and English

Competencies to be acquired
- Implement marketing strategies in different geographical areas
- Negotiate with logistics service providers
- Manage import-export operations, including customs procedures
- Map and analyze supply chain stages and players
- Manage international transactions
- Establish a strategy for international purchasing and, if necessary, financing
- Plan and manage international goods and services transactions

Each unit can be validated independently. Validation of all units leads to the professional title.

Programe - Training features

General courses
- Lv.1-2 English/French
- Marketing and communication (market analysis, business development, etc.)

- International business, purchasing, supply chain
- Law (contracts, corporate law, etc.)
- Organizational strategy
- Management (management, finance etc.)

Mandatory internship in 5th year
- 3-month internship in M2 and 4 months in M1 (for RNCP option)
- Maximum 6 months (per year)

Classes are held on site, and students are expected to attend regularly (unless exceptional arrangements have been made).
- Initial in-class training
- Additional e-learning modules

- Options available for working professionals
- Rhythm: Half-day Monday to Friday (American style)
- Professional business meetings

RNCP challenge option ( nationally accredited), on application and admission at the start of the school year, by e-mail to info@ilci.fr
Examinations by competency file :
*Ref RNCP: Level 7 title, registered in the Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles.

Professions prepared
- Import-export manager

- Purchasing manager
- International purchaser
- Logistics manager
- Foreign subsidiary manager

Activity sector
- Any service or industrial company with overseas activities

- International marketing consultancies
- SMEs engaged in an internationalization process

Publicis, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Hoegaarden, Pepsico, Nestle, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, Bmw, Philipps, Carrefour, Salesforce, Optimize360, Zeegroup, Abileo, Back market, etc.

Continuation of post-graduate studies
Master in International Business, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply Chain, Logistics Operations





Assessments take place throughout the school year
- Continuous oral and written tests and MCQs
Follow-up with a quiz at the end of each course. Depending on your results, a certificate of attendance will be issued.
- In the final year of your course, you'll be required to give a presentation on the professional mission of your internship.
- If you fail an exam, an additional final assessment may be held at the end of each semester.
- Specific, fee-paying remedial exam sessions will be organized at the end of the summer if necessary.

Support resources

Mankind :
- Our teachers/trainers are selected on the basis of their diplomas and professional experience, and each profile is registered with the Rectorat de Paris for teaching authorization.
- Students can contact members of the pedagogical team at any time via our internal “ILCI-Edutech” messaging system.

Equipment :
- 6 classrooms
- Interactive digital screens
- Possibility of distance learning
- Digital learning space (Learning Machine System)

2024 Tuition Fees

Formation fees (excluding application fees) - payable in instalments within 5 months
First year, M1 : 3 900 €
Second year, M2 : 4 500 €

Application fees (non-refundable)
600 € for E.U. students or students with a valid residence permit
900 €
for students with a VISA request

Pre-registration : issued for applications paid 6 months before the start of the school year, or for conditional admissions (e.g. diploma in progress).
Final registration : issued for applications with a deposit of 1 000 or over.

Scaling :
- 25% before the start of the 1st semester
- 50% before the end of the 1st semester
- 75% before the start of the 2nd semester
- 100% before the end of the 2nd semester

Early bird -300 euros
on tuition fees for registrations completed 5 months before the start of the school year
*Option rncp exams : 900 euros per year for M1 and M2

Deferral (with authorization) :
If you need to postpone your school start, you won't lose your full application fee.
A 50% discount will be applied.


Conditions :
Admission based on online application and interview
Background in economics/management
Interested in technology
Experience in an international company preferred
French mother tongue or B2 level minimum
English B2 minimum

For access to M1 :
Accredited Bac+3 diploma
English level: B2

For access to M2 :
Bac +4 or +5 acquired in Business Management

Application dates :
October session
- Candidates with visa request : March 15 - July 15, 2024
- Candidates without visa request : 15 Mars - 15 Septembre, 2024
Start date : October 07, 2024

January session
- Candidates with visa request : 15 August - 15 Novembre, 2024
- Candidates without visa request : 15 Octobre - 15 January, 2024
Start date : February 03, 2025

Application deadline: Between 10 days and 6 months depending on the date of application

The final registration certificate will be sent :
- After validation of the application by the school jury
- Signing of internal regulations and general terms and conditions of sale
- After payment of registration fees