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Our Executive CAS in Global Supply Chain focuses on the end-to-end Value Chain from procurement/sourcing to remanufacture, refurbishing, recycling

Executive Master in Global Supply Chain Management 2021

At EPFL Executive Education, we are combining our 30 years of experience in teaching cutting-edge Global Supply Chain Management with access to renowned academics, industry experts, and case studies, illustrating ways to transition to sustainable, resilient value chains.

OK I am very interested, but am I eligible for this program?

This program is intended for experienced professionals from both the supply chain world and the wider business or non-governmental communities seeking greater literacy in all things circularity. Notable fields:

  • Supply Chain / Value Chain Management
  • Procurement
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Legal
  • Safety and Compliance

We would be happy to explore your eligibility for the program with you and in turn assess if it is the right program for you. 

Simply request the information pack below, share your LinkedIn profile with us and will come back to you soon. Please note that a minimum of 5 years of work experience is required.

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While modern industry is still adapting to the emergence of Industry 4.0, a new opportunity space is starting to surface. The ability to balance the Sustainable Development Goals and resilient value chains is quickly becoming the defining differentiator for operations professionals the world over.

We call this Industry 5.0. And we want you to shape it.

Are you an individual looking to use your expertise to have a greater positive impact as you enter into the next phase of your career?

Are you a professional ready to secure your seat at the decision-making table as your company evolves?

Are you a company or team struggling with how to upskill your people to transform your value chain towards greater traceability, transparency, profitability and impact reduction?

Introducing our Certificate of Advanced Studies in Circular Value Networks, brought to you by EPFL Executive Education - Sustainable Resilient Value Chains. This CAS will give you the mindset, knowledge, and tools to initiate, guide, and help measure your company's positive impact projects.

3 seats left for August 2020 intake


QS World University Ranking 2022


Reuters Europe's Most Innovative Universities 2019


Graduates from 75 countries


Nationalities represented in the 2023 cohort

Eugene de Groot
Head of Executive 

Seats for the next run of Circular Value Networks are now filling up!

Your Certificate in Circular Value Networks at a glance:

4 x 3 days – every third weekend 
Th, Fr, Sa

12 on-campus days at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland

Credits: 14 ECTS

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Understand the key concepts of Supply Chain and Supply Chain Strategy and its premier role in the future of Business, Society and our Environment

Be equipped with all the tools to design, analyse, measure, improve and control Supply Chain 4.0

Prepare for the impact
of megatrends, exploit big data and the internet of things & harness supplier innovation

Understand the financial business, the risks, the key trade-offs and how to be a responsible leader of change

Thesis is carried out at current place of work with classroom presence every second weekend and remote learning every other weekend.

OPTION 1 dedicated to
students coming from Switzerland or EU

One year full-time program including academic theory and an internship.

OPTION 2 dedicated to
students coming from other places

Our courses are conceived for experienced professionals who wish to gain specialist knowledge and skills. As well as offering short advanced certificate courses, EPFL executive education also works with industry and organisations on collaborative projects, matching enterprise educational needs with the latest innovation & research resources.

Meet our Circular Value Networks Executive Education Team!

Elaine Moran
Executive Director

Cristina Martinucci

Christiane Wahl
Program Coordinator

"We are depleting the resources our businesses depend on at record speed and we must mind their sustainable management. Innovation tends to inspire businesses to overhaul their workforce, where instead we should leverage experience and upskill where needed. Which is where we come in."  
– Elaine Moran, Executive Director

Let's build a better future, together!.. 

Profound change currents are reshaping the world and the way we are exercising circular economy principles.

Manage Supply Chain Responsibly

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Global Supply Chain Management

Ethical decision Making & Sustainabilty

Operations, Transport & Distribution

Risk Management, Quality & Compliance

Design Think

Supply & Operations Planning

Design Thinking & Lean Management

Decision Support & Optimisation

Digitise & Innovate

Digitalisation & Supply Chain 4.0

Information Systems & Big Data

Procurement Management & Innovation

Lead Sustainable Change

Finance Fundamentals

Business Strategy & Marketing

Organisational Behaviour & Change Leadership

Implement Learnings to Create immediate value for the Entreprise

Innovation in Supply Chain Project

Greenbelt Certification

Your Certificate of Advanced Studies in

Prof. Dimitris Kiritsis
Academic Director

Prof. Marc Gruber
Entrepreneurship & Commercialization

Circular Value Networks 

The Tools You Need to Lead Sustainable Operations & Supply Chain Transformation

Admissions now open!

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Sustainability & Systems Thinking

Environmental & Social Impact Assessment 1

Environmental & Social Impact Assessment 2

Impact Reduction

Circular Economy

Responsible & Traceable Chains 1

Responsible & Traceable Chains 2

Rethinking the Global Supply Chain Model

Becoming catalysts of the transition towards circularity

The world of Global Supply Chain Management, Logistics Manufacturing & Procurement is changing rapidly with the advent of the Circular Economy and SDGs. This EPFL Executive Education CAS will help you stay ahead of the curve with cutting-edge sustainable solutions toolkits, be it in your own career or your company's operations within a more and more competitive business landscape.

Ana Caldas
Program Coordinator

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