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Master program description

The Master in Management cycle is a 2-year program which mixes theoretical knowledge and practical experiences provided by academics and professionals.
The program aims to give students the capability of evaluating the complexity of the international business arena by providing them with analytical tools for decision-making processes. Students will also develop their communication, leadership and teamwork skills. Interactive learning methods are used in the program such a business simulation, conferences on international business issues or storytelling.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • To master and apply the knowledge and skills required for functioning effectively in a specialized field of business.
  • To adopt an ethical, social and responsible behavior by engaging in activities that impact society
  • To Manage operations  in companies or organizations within an international context
  • To contribute to the collective performance of the group by being  an effective team member.
  • To work efficiently with people from different cultures and operate successfully in various environments.
  • To develop professional hindsight to solve problems and make subsequent decisions.
  • To acquire communication skills in order to engage with a wide range of audiences in at least two different languages.
  • To contribute the digital transformation of organizations through their development of a digital mindset and expertise.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ideal for students who want to study business in France and wish to follow a program taught in English.
  • A balanced mix of academic and professional learning
  • Acquire a solid and lasting foundation for an evolutionary career
  • 2 years to become an expert in one of our 5 specializations
  • Develop your managerial skills and reveal your leadership
  • Benefit from an individualized path: MasterClasses, professionalization, internationalization
  • Possibility to follow a double Master Degree the last year in one of our partner university

SCHEDULE

Master / 1st year Hours ECTS
Semester 1

Core courses


48


6
Masterclasses 40 4
Specialization courses 144 18
Personal & Career Development 12 1
French Language * 12 1

TOTAL SEMESTER 1

256

30
Semester 2

Core courses



48



6
Masterclasses 40 4
Specialization courses 120 15
Personal & Career Development + Consultancy project 12 4
French Language * 12 1

TOTAL SEMESTER 2

232

30
Master / 2nd year Hours ECTS
Semester 3

Core courses


48


6
Masterclass 40 4
Specialization courses 144 18
Personal & Career Development 12 1
French Language * 12 1

TOTAL SEMESTER 3

256

30
Semester 4

Master Thesis


 



21
Internship   9

TOTAL SEMESTER 4
 
30
* Intensive french classes are available during summer

CORE COURSES

Core courses aim to provide students with a global and strategic approach of all issues of management. Students acquire the ability to adapt their decision-making process to any complex environment, perpetually changing, within diverse cultures and interdisciplinary.
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SPECIALIZATION COURSES

MASTERCLASS

Each semester, students must choose 2 masterclasses. Masterclasses are taught by School researchers on subjects close to their research themes. These expert classes help students to acquire a very specific knowledge, useful in their field of specialization. These are also the occasion to blend research and pedagogy and to embed students in research works. Masterclasses are also a good experience of research, helpful when writing the master Thesis.
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CAREER DEVELOPMENT 

Workshops and coaching are organized to optimize students understanding of business standards, personal branding and digital tools for employment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Each student partakes in a consultancy project and a 6 month internship improving its work experiences.
Consultancy project: A company commissions a group of students on a real business mission
Internship: A 6 month work experience, in France or abroad. ESDES provides support for placements and knowledge of the employment market.

MASTER THESIS

The Master Thesis is the final work of the program. This must demonstrate a capacity of reflection, method and professionalism and confirm, in writing, all the skills students have acquired.