Innovation capture is key

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.

Why choose this program?

A global vision of the company

Transversal courses allow MAI graduates to evolve on other types of functions: Marketing, Strategy, Product Development, etc.

The strength of a network

This professional network of over 4,000 graduates - most of them working for major corporations - is the only alumni community to have so many purchasing managers in Europe. It is also part of the KEDGE alumni network, which brings together more than 60,000 graduates from all over the world.

A program acclaimed by companies

Recruiters are in constant touch with the MAI to offer both internships and permanent posts to students and graduates.

Real-life working conditions

Students are exposed to real-world working conditions with a prime focus on personal accountability and empowerment. Lectures rely on everyday-life business cases, group work, presentations, real application exercises, role plays, summary reports, etc.

Scholarships

At KEDGE, We strongly believe that funding concerns should not prevent students from accessing the course of their choice.

We recognize that taking on a degree requires motivation as well as personal and financial commitment. To help you to create your own path towards your dream career, the school offers a range of scholarships to ambitious and talented international students.

Who can apply for a Scholarship?

Only non-French students applying to our International BBA, our Specialised MSc and to our Master in Management Grande Ecole Programs are eligible for those scholarships. Exchange students are not eligible for these scholarships.

Early Bird Scholarship

Applications received during the Early Bird Discount period will automatically be granted a 10% discount on the tuition fees. To be eligible, students must submit all of the required documents for their application until 28th February 2019 on join.kedge.edu.

While Early-bird discounts can be cumulated with merit-based scholarships.

Merit Scholarships

Academically gifted students can apply for merit-based scholarships: the Achievement Scholarship or the Academic Excellence Scholarship. To support their applications, the candidates to Merit Scholarships need to provide a motivation statement and the proof of their academic achievements.

Both Merit Scholarships are dedicated to exceptionally talented students. Your application will be assessed on two criteria: the grade obtained during your interview with our academic team and the interview and the academic record (GPA, GMAT, GRE, etc.).

To support their applications, students are expected to provide a motivation statement and any proof of academic excellence or extra-curriculum achievements.

Achievement Scholarship

15% discount on the tuition fees

Academic Excellence Scholarship

20% discount on the tuition fees

The merit-based scholarships are non-cumulative (I.e only one merit-scholarship can be granted per student) but could be cumulative with Early Bird Scholarship until 28th February 2019.

Kristen Hoey Scholarship - ISLI MSc

This scholarship is available for students from the United States of America, holding a degree from a US university, wishing to join the ISLI MSc program. This scholarship is awarded in the memory Kirsten Hoey a talented alumnus of the ISLI program. Each year, a selected number of American students with excellent academic records will receive a 50% discount on their tuition fees. To be eligible, students will be required to submit a motivation letter online which will be submitted to Kirsten HOEY’s family and the MSc program Director.

The Kristen Hoey Scholarship cannot be cumulated with any other scholarships.

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Last updated April 9, 2019
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