Master MILES

Management of International Lean and Supply chain projects

Type of diploma: Master Degree

Entry requirement: 4 year bachelor degree or Master 1

Fields: Innovation/organisation

If you want to take up management positions in the fields of supply chain, operations, lean and project management, whether you come from an engineering or a business background, then the Master MILES is made for you!

Supply Chain, Lean Management, Project Management, Logistics


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Applications are closed.
Next intake: september 2024 



    The Master in Management of International Lean and Supply chain projects (MILES), fully taught in English, has been created in 2015 and trains young managers who want to acquire specialised and in-depth skills in logistics. Thanks to the preparation and registration to 4 international certifications included in the program, students will be able to manage projects, value-creation and change in a performance-driven business or research environment. 

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    Supply Chain management is concerned with the global management of physical, information flows for the elaboration of products, going from raw materials and suppliers through the production and distribution system down to the final consumers. Lean management deals with the continual removal of wastes in processes, with the aim of making them more efficient and responsive, thereby increasing the firm’s competitiveness. In the globalized and complex world of today, a necessary and sufficient condition for achieving a high level of competitiveness is by training managers with multiples skills.

    Master MILES gives you all the skills sought by companies through three essential disciplines:

    • Supply chain management
    • Lean management
    • Project management


    Here is what you will get if you join the Master MILES:

    • being part of the IMT community, the number one group of engineering graduate schools in France,
    • a master degree with international recognition,
    • a professional approach by incorporating 4 international certifications in the fields of supply chain and lean management,
    • the opportunity to expand your professional network.


    • 18 500€



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    For job seekers registered at the Pôle Emploi agency in France and who have graduated for at least 2 years, the training is likely to be fully financed by the Occitanie region thanks to the ForPro Sup program.


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    Applicants to the Master MILES should hold a 4-year Bachelor degree in any field (engineering, sciences, management, economics…). French candidates are expected to have an academic level that corresponds to the first year (M1) of French Masters programs.


    English: B2, IELTS 6, TOEIC 750 or equivalent

    No minimum level required in French.


    Application process to the Master MILES is entirely online on our application website.

    Applicants will be asked to upload the following documents:

    • CV
    • Cover letter
    • Diploma
    • Transcripts of records
    • English language certificate
    • Identity document
    • 2 recommendation letters

    Application fees amount is 60€.

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  • The Master in Management of International Lean and Supply chain projects (MILES) is composed of 3 periods. It includes the preparation for 4 professional certificates (ASCM’s CPIM Part 1, PMI’s CAPM, Green Belt in Lean-6 Sigma, and DDI’s DDP).


    PERIOD 1: September – December

    Basics of Supply Chain Engineering

    • Supply Chain challenges
    • CPIM Part 1 certification from ASCM (ex APICS)

    Basics of Project Engineering

    • CAPM certification from PMI
    • Agile project management

    Advanced Project Engineering

    • International project management
    • Critical Chain Project Management

    Supply Chain Processes

    • Reverse Logistics and Circular Economy
    • Demand and Customer Management
    • Purchasing
    • Warehousing and Transportation

    Company Management

    • Business and Finance
    • International Trade
    • Process Communication

    French Language

    Company visits and conferences


    PERIOD 2: January – April

    Problem Solving

    • Continuous Improvement methods
    • Green Belt certification in Lean Manufacturing
    • Business Process Reengineering

    Decision Making

    • Optimization
    • Flow Simulation
    • Data Sciences
    • Enterprise Resources Planning

    Advanced Supply Chain Engineering

    • Physical Internet
    • Performance Measurement Systems
    • Collaborative Networks
    • Demand Driven Planner certification from DDI


    French Language

    Company visits and conferences


    PERIOD 3: May – September

    Master Thesis and/or internship

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  • After completing their Master degree in Management of International Lean and Supply chain projects (MILES), graduates are in a position to take up jobs with a high level of responsibility.


    •  Supply Chain Manager
    •  Supply Chain Planner
    •  Lean Project Manager
    •  Project Manager for supply chain development
    •  Logistics Manager
    •  Supply Chain Consultant
    •  Supply Chain Analyst
    •  Procurement or Purchasing Manager
    •  Operations Manager


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