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European Institute of Purchasing Management (EIPM)

EIPM is at the intersection of the business and the academic worlds, with an approach to education rooted in the reality of business.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)



EIPM was created in December 1990 by top leading companies - Alcatel, Aérospatiale, Amae, Bull, Cerestar (Ferruzzi), Herberts (Hoechst), Nokia, Pechiney, Philips, Renault - and sponsored by the European Commission, the Rhône Alpes Region and the Haute Savoie department to create an European Executive Education and Training Center in Purchasing Education.


Currently with branches in Geneva and Shanghai and partnerships in Brazil, India, Mexico, North America, Poland and the United Arab Emirates, the Institute has developed a complete range of solutions to meet the training and development needs of its large base of international clients in all sectors of industry and service.


EIPM continuously develops and leverages new methodologies, tools and concepts to offer the perfect balance between academic achievement and professional experience. EIPM publishes regularly, notably the EIPM Value Creation Observatory, the EIPM Journal of Supply Excellence and the book Global Industrial Trends.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Library services

A Complete Online Library. The EIPM E-Learning Library is a complete library of trainings just a click away. It is composed of specialised e-modules covering three strategic domains: Business & Economy, Purchasing and Logistics & Supply Chain.


The Accreditation was granted for our two standard programmes: the EIPM Global Executive MBA Specialised in Purchasing and Supply Management and the EIPM Certification Programmes.EIPM’s path to the IFPSM Accreditation started two years ago and followed through a detailed assessment of our programmes, regarding content, faculty, delivery and continuous improvement practices.


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