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PROFESSIONAL DEGREE IN PURCHASING AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

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    IUT Montpellier-Sète

Presentation

The Professional Degree in Purchasing and Supply Management is designed to integrate students who have acquired the degree of Licence (180 credits) into level II jobs in the public and private sectors in the field of purchasing and supply. This Bachelor's degree offers the possibility of taking the civil service competitive examination for category C and B positions. It offers a sandwich course and is open to continuing education. 

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  • 99%

    Success rate

Objectives

Training for the profession of buyer or buyer-supplier, primarily for the public services of the State (Health, Education, Territorial, Security-Army), but also for the private sector. 

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Know-how and skills

  • Analyse and define a purchasing need
  • Developing a purchasing strategy
  • Executing a contract
  • Ensuring quality monitoring
  • Monitoring of procurement
  • Initiate and manage new procurement-related projects for the department
  • Writing in English and French
  • Master excel.
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Organization

Special facilities

Continuing education (partial VAE). High level sportsmen and women. 

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Programme

Traditional system:
Validation of the diploma leads to 60 European credits (ECTS) and leads to the degree of Licence. The course includes 430 hours of classes, 120 hours of group project management and 16 weeks of internship.
The group project must respond to a purchasing problem posed by companies, or answer a question related to purchasing, submitted by the teaching team. The defence of the tutored project takes place at the end of semester 5.
The internship carried out alone by the student must be a preparation for the job of buyer or procurer. Possibility of validation of prior learning.

SEMESTER 5

EU 51: Purchasing Environment

- Purchasing ethics and deontology

- Legislation and organisation of a public administration

- Public procurement law

- Strategic marketing

- The specificities of public accounting

EU 52: Relationship tools

- Procurement marketing

- Negotiation techniques (seminar)

- Interpersonal relationship management

- IT

- English

UE 53: Preparation for Public Service Competitions

- The public service

- Competition preparation

EU 54: Mentoring project

SEMESTER 6

EU 61: Professional Development

- Operationalisation of the purchase

- Financial approach to purchasing

- English

- IT and procurement

- Law of public procurement procedures

- Project management

EU 62: Fundamentals of Negotiation and Procurement

- Buyer-supplier relationship management

- Sourcing / partner search

- Public procurement, subcontracting, competition

- Procurement and purchasing logistics

- Optimisation and quality of purchasing

UEE 64: Work placement

 

REMEMBER: Very few places are offered.

Work-linked training : apprenticeship contract and professionalization contract
Work-linked training or professionalization contracts can be signed with private or public companies.
Students can propose them to the training structure. The training structure can propose them to the students. A contract in the application file is a plus for recruitment.
The course includes 430 hours of teaching, 120 hours of projects and 15 weeks of classes at the IUT for 30 weeks in a company, 16 of which are allocated to a professional mission (purchases made independently).
For both schemes: The diploma includes a week of awareness-raising for public servicecompetitions (local authorities, hospitals, universities, etc.).
The teaching is given by university lecturers and professional lecturers.

 

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Procurement management in the public sector

The GASP professional degree offered at the IUT Montpellier-Sète allows the student to follow a course called"Public Sector Purchasing Management".

The Professional Licence is designed to insert students who have acquired the Licence degree (180 credits) into level II jobs in both the public and private sectors in the fields of purchasing and supply. This Bachelor's degree offers the possibility of taking the civil service competitive examination for category C and B positions. It offers a sandwich course and is open to continuing education. 

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Admission

Target audience

Bac+2 = (BTS, DUT, L2) of any training with a desire to develop in purchasing // Continuing education. 

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Necessary pre-requisites

Bac+2 = (BTS, DUT, L2) of any training with a desire to develop in purchasing

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Recommended prerequisites

None, except for an attraction to the commercial function. 

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And then

Further studies

The objective of the professional degree is a rapid integration into working life and not the continuation of studies.

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Further study abroad

The objective of the professional degree is a rapid integration into working life and not the continuation of studies.

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Gateways and reorientation

Possible bridges and reorientation

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Professional integration

- 80% within 30 months after graduation. 

Insertion survey results

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