Specialized in industrial Management


Licence Professionnelle Production Industrielle


Department Heads: Claude Plan (claude.plan @ u-psud.fr) & Laurent Peronny (laurent.peronny @ u-psud.fr)

Introduction: The objective of this specialization is to train high level technicians in organizing and managing industrial production. Candidates must be able to analyze and manage teams according to economic and technical constraints. This specialization provides concepts and skills which are adaptable to different sectors: mechanics, electronics, woodwork, food processing, pharmaceuticals...

Possible candidates must possess one of the following degrees:
Génie Mécanique et Productique ; GIM
- BTS Productique, CPI, MAI
- L2 Sciences ….

Career Paths: This degree leads to careers in engineering design and method departments, in research and development, or in service and production. It is possible to work in a variety of sectors: mechanics, electronics, woodwork, food production, pharmaceuticals. Jobs are usually:
- Head of Production
- Head of Quality Control
- Organizational Technician (installation, gauging...)
- Project Management

Tasks: These professionals direct industrial projects and manage production teams according to certain economic and technical constraints. They take part in the organization and management of production in a variety of industrial sectors:
- Setting up procedures, strategy mapping and process simulation, planning, and monitoring manufacturing operations (setting up gauges, creating computer modules).
- Installation and/or development of production departments.
- Studies on and improvement of ergonomics and organization of work stations.

The Industrial Management Training Program:

Core Curriculum Modules:
UE1   Language and Communication – 60 hours- 4 ECTS
Interpersonal  Communication, English
UE2   Projects – 60 hours – 4  ECTS Business Structures, Project Management
UE3   Methods and Tools – 30 hours – 2 ECTS Mathematical Tools, Computer Science

Module Options:
UE4   Organization of Production Systems – 60 hours – 4 ECTS
Understanding the setting up of production systems
UE5   Project Management – 60 hours – 4 ECTS Acquisition of skills necessary in time and budget management for industrial projects
UE6   Quality – 60 hours – 4 ECTS Acquisition of foundations in understanding quality control and assurance
UE7   Managing Flow – 120 hours – 8 ECTS Mastering supervising and management of economic flow, understanding management methods regarding product flow

Work Based Learning Cycle with alternating classroom/in-company time:
UEP   Project  - first 28 weeks – 10 ECTS Understanding methods, products and how a company works. Subjects offered must guarantee candidates will be able to attend courses at the IUT. UES   Professional Situating - 24 weeks – 20 ECTS Candidates become progressively more independent and take on more responsibilities within the company.

University Cycle UEP   Project – 150 hours – 10 ECTS Chosen project allows candidates to work in a team to realize a practical project with an industrial theme or one based on technology transfer. UES   Work Placement - 12 to 14 weeks – 20 ECTS Work placement as a high level technician with responsibilities.

Means available to candidates:

- a classroom equipped with a double screen PC and internet access.
- Educational software (Prélude, OPT), business games, case studies which offer candidates the ability to confront practical business situations which are necessary to this sort of training program.
- Industrial management software (PSN8, Clipper, Top Manufacturing) and simulation software (Witness) which give candidates the ability to adapt quickly to individual scenarios in different companies.


Download an application form at: www.iut-idf.org . Once completed, send it to the I.U.T. de Cachan, Secrétariat de la L.P.P.I., à l’attention de Madame Martine NAUROY (martine.nauroy @ u-psud.fr) , 9 Avenue de la Division Leclerc, 94234 CACHAN


Applications should be submitted by the end of April to be considered by the preselection jury. Preselection is followed by an interview, for which a time and date will be determined by the department secretary.