EIPM - North America

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WHAT IS EIPM?

EIPM was founded 25 years ago by leading European companies such as Alcatel, Aerospatiale, Nokia, Phillips, Renault, Pechiney and Hoechst, among others, and sponsored by the European Commission, the Department of Haute-Savoie and the Rhône-Alpes region, to create an executive education institute and Purchase training center.
EIPM is at the intersection of the business and academic worlds

EIPM is a pioneer in purchasing training in Europe and today stands as the leading Global Centre in Executive Procurement and Supply Management Education.

EIPM is present worldwide, with branches in Geneva and Shanghai and through its programs and partnerships in Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Mexico, Poland, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates and the USA.

Today, through its different programs, the EIPM trains and educates more than 4000 professionals in purchasing every year around the world through its branches and partners, in 9 different languages.

The vision of EIPM is to be the leading institute in Teaching (Education, Research and Training) in Strategic Procurement and Supply Management.

Beyond helping individuals and companies achieve their full potential, EIPM promotes Procurement and Supply Management as strategic functions with a key role to play in economic transformation.

  • GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

    EIPM’s wide geographic coverage, multinational staff and international network allows EIPM to organize educational programs all over the world, balancing global objectives and local requirements.

  • LEADING EDGE CONTENT

    EIPM continuously develops and leverages new methodologies, tools and concepts to offer the perfect balance between academic achievement and professional experience.

  • PEDAGOGIC EXPERTISE

    EIPM benefits from a well-qualified and international faculty, composed of prominent professors, consultants and executives of leading companies from different sectors.

  • CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

    EIPM maintains a dedicated customer service team, responsive to individual and organizational needs. EIPM’s international orientation and family spirit are key factors in its relationship with customers.

Our focus

EIPM now offers to purchasing experts based in Canada and USA, the opportunity to beneficiate of EIPM’s knowledge and experience through different approaches:
STANDARD EDUCATION

Training Modules (2 or 3 days) and Certification Programmes (3 weeks)

eLEARNING

More than 70 modules available on every aspect of the Source to Contract activities

CUSTOMISED TRAINING

In-house Company Training and Purchasing Academies

EVALUATION SOLUTIONS

Online Talent Assessment and Maturity Assessment of the Organisation

RESEARCH

The Value Creation Observatory and the EIPM Journal of Supply Excellence

EVENTS

Specific workshops or conferences on pertinent topics or new research in Procurement

Our Team

Our team members can offer trainings in both English and French.
Michel Duquette
EIPM North-America Director
Michel Duquette is a proven track record, results driven and creative senior executive leader with more than 25 years of international experience working in multicultural environments, in the areas of product development, strategic sourcing, process optimization and management, helping world class enterprises to increase their profitability.
Bernard Gracia
EIPM Dean & Director
Bernard collaborated in the launching of one of the first post-graduate programmes in Purchasing in the world (MAI – Master Industrial Purchasing for the Bordeaux Business School). In 1990, associated with leading companies in the EU, he founded EIPM. As Director of EIPM, he launched the first MBA specialised in Purchasing in Europe and the first European Roundtable for CPOs.

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COURSES & EVENTS

At EIPM, all developments in the purchasing function are taken into account within a major goal: to contribute to an innovative Purchasing culture.

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