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International MBA

International MBA

Modalities: Full-time training with internship, Continuing Education
Program Directors: Eric Hertzler, Associate Professor of Economics Management, UPEC / Patrick Fleurentdidier, Associate Professor of Economics Management, UPEC

Assistant

Master 1: Mariam Haidara, m1-imba@u-pec.fr
Master 2: Mariam Haidara, m2-imba@u-pec.fr
Campus: Créteil

Number of Contact Hours per Year

Master 1: 400h
Master 2: 400h

Full Time program

Master 1: From September until April followed by a 3 month full-time work placement (elective)
Master 2: From September until February followed by a 6 months full-time work placement
Class size: 25-30 students
Créteil
Domaine
Management & Conseil
Master
Responsables
Titre du responsable
Program Directors
Personne
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
Titre du responsable
Program Directors
Personne
Patrick
Fleurentdidier
Agrégé

Attached documents

Presentation

Présentation

The International Master’s in Business Administration (IMBA), taught entirely in English, is a unique opportunity to study management in Paris in an international and stimulating environment. 

The IMBA is a very selective and challenging full-time programme in management. It caters to students from diverse academic, professional and national backgrounds (more than 80% international students), and is designed to provide skills in the core areas of business administration as well as an in-depth understanding of concepts, techniques and professional applications in various management disciplines.

The curriculum includes advanced courses that enable students to make optimal management decisions in an ever more complex business environment. It offers participants the opportunity to gain international transferable skills for the workplace.

The Master 2 is intended for students with at least a Bachelor’s Degree over four years (or 240 ECTS credits) in Management, Economics or Social Sciences, as well as students in other disciplines (Engineering, Life, Sciences, Law, Political Sciences, etc.) or junior managers who wish to advance their career.

 

After the first year:

According to their grades, at the end of this first year, students can specialize themselves in one of the Second Year Master’s of any French IAE programs. They have also access to other specialized curriculum in France (Universities, "Grandes Ecoles") or abroad:

  • IAE Eiffel, Master Gestion de Portefeuille, Master GHR, Master Marketing Chef de Produit, Master Innovation, Design et Luxe, Master Logistique et Achats Internationaux...
  • UC Berkeley, Californie Master in Health Management 
  • ESSEC 
  • Dauphine M2 en Marketing
  • Dauphine M2 en Gestion de Projet
  • Paris II Panthéon Assas
  • CNAM, Master Project Management and Business Engineering
  • GEM, Master Digital Strategy
  • Institut d'Urbanisme de Paris
  • ...

Students can continue in the second year of the International MBA.

Students can also directly choose to work in France or abroad. Below are some of the positions now held by IMBA alumni:

  • Junior Accountant Manager
  • Business Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Online Marketing Specialist

 

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Skills and Learning Outcomes

Compétences

Skills and Jobs

Students will enhance their ability to analyse complex situations and contribute to strategic decisions with a more holistic view on doing business and greater confidence to take on additional responsibilities. They will become reliable professionals with a hands-on mentality and analytical, digital and intercultural social skills.

More specifically Master’s will lead to:

  • Broadening and deepening general knowledge in Management and Finance
  • Using and adapting knowledge in association with an ethical intercultural viewpoint
  • Gaining experience in major French or International companies
  • Joining the IAE France Alumni network


Graduates will be able to apply for general or project management positions in start-ups, international companies, institutions or organisations, leading on to highly diversified international careers in France, Europe and other countries.

Positions currently held by alumni include:

  • Assistant Manager Analytics - Strategic Operations at Adidas (Germany)
  • Sales Development Representative at HP (Spain)
  • Assistant Global Strategic Marketing at Sanofi Aventis (France)
  • Global CSR Project Manager at Havas Group (France)
  • Corporate Strategy Analyst at IDEMIA (France)
  • Environmental Manager at Airbus (France).
  • Other alumni positions include Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketer, Development Manager, Expert Solution, Event Manager, HR Manager, Entrepreneur, PhD candidate.

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Organization of Study

Pédagogie

Teaching

Organization

The programme covers two semesters:

Master 1: From September until April
Master 2: From September until February

Class size is limited to 25 students. Classes include students from around the world (more than 16 different nationalities).

Master 1

Professional Experience: An elective 3-month work placement in France or abroad

Master 2

Professional Experience: 6-month work placement in France or abroad

Teaching Method

The teaching method and the small size of the class foster strong student involvement, through active participation, personal involvement and team work. Emphasis is placed on the development of analytical skills, critical thinking, and digital and social skills.

All courses consist of a mix of lectures, discussions, conferences, projects, learning expeditions, presentations, academic readings, case studies and online courses from Harvard Business Publishing.

Faculty members are international Professors, Researchers, Managers, Entrepreneurs and Senior Lecturers who all enthusiastically share their vision and expertise.

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Admission

Admission

Master 1

Admission Requirements: 180 ECTS credits (European credit transfer system) in the context of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma (BA/BSc  Honours)

How to Apply: Written application with a minimum English test score for admissibility (90 TOEFL IBT, 850 TOEIC, 7 IELTS – Native English-speaking candidates and candidates holding a Bachelor degree fully taught in English are exempt from this requirement)  and interview for admission.

Master 2

Admission Requirements: 180 ECTS credits (European credit transfer system) in the context of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma (BA/BSc honours, Bachelor or equivalent)

How to Apply: Written Application with a minimum English test score for admissibility (90 TOEFL IBT, 850 TOEIC, 7 IELTS – Native English-speaking candidates and candidates holding a Bachelor degree fully taught in English are exempt from this requirement)  and interview for admission

 

For  2019-2020, both universites (UPEC and UPEM) will allow all international students to pay the same registration fees as French or European Union students, in accordance with the executive board decision and according to all the legal procedures for fees waiver.

Please note that at UPEC, international candidates as well as French candidates who interrupted their studies are considered in the track of Continuous Education which require additional fees (check here).

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International

International

The programme offers a challenging international experience. More than 80% of the students are international (more than 16 different nationalities) as are 50% of the Faculty. Exchange students are able to join some courses and visiting professors will participate in the programme.

The courses are entirely taught in English and the group assignments will develop intercultural skills.

French classes are provided for non-French speakers. French speakers may choose to take an optional Spanish or German course.

Students may also do their work placement abroad.

If you are non-European and live abroad click here.

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Courses and Planning

Master (M1) International Master in Business Administration (full time)

See the schedule of this class

S1 / U.E. 1 : Fundamentals of business management 1
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Corporate Finance 24.00 4.00
Asad
Ali Rind
Doctorant
Corporate Social Responsibility 24.00 4.00
Laurence
Beierlein
Agrégé
Economic Analysis for Business decisions 24.00 4.00
Boris
Najman
Maître de conférences
Harvard business 2.00 0.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
International Marketing 24.00 4.00
Margaret
Josion-Portail
Maître de conférences
International Strategic Management 24.00 4.00
Patrick
Fleurentdidier
Agrégé
Organizational Behaviour 24.00 4.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
S1 / U.E. 2 : Developing management skills 1
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Business Communication 24.00 3.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
Business game 11.00 2.00
Patrick
Fleurentdidier
Agrégé
Business game 10.00 2.00
Hélène
Peton
Maître de conférences
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Nathalie
Henon
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Laura
Friez
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Irena
Rambi
Praticien
Spanish 20.00 3.00
Stéphane
Pelletier
Agrégé
Team Project 18.00 3.00
John Leo
Tarver
Praticien
S2 / U.E. 3 : Fundamentals of business management 2
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
European Business Law 24.00 4.00
Marie-Armelle
Jeanneret
Praticien
Human Resource Management 24.00 4.00
Rémi
Bourguignon
Maître de conférences
Investment 24.00 4.00
Asad
Ali Rind
Doctorant
Management Accounting and control 24.00 4.00
Pierre
Astolfi
Maître de conférences
Management Information Systems 24.00 4.00
Wilf
Hateley
Praticien
Supply Chain Management 24.00 4.00
Marc
Van Migom
Praticien
S2 / U.E. 4 : Developing management skills 2
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Entreprise 2,0 24.00 3.00
John Leo
Tarver
Praticien
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Nathalie
Henon
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Laura
Friez
French Language and Civilization 20.00 3.00
Irena
Rambi
Praticien
Internship 8.00 3.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
Spanish 20.00 3.00
Stéphane
Pelletier
Agrégé

Total heures : 545,00

Master (M2) - International MBA

See the schedule of this class

S1 / U.E. 1 : Fundamentals of business management 3
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Business Ethics 14.00 4.00
Yves
Landry
Business Ethics 4.00 4.00
Patrick
Savidan
Entrepreneuriat et simulation de gestion 7.00 2.00
Hélène
Peton
Maître de conférences
Entrepreneuriat et simulation de gestion 14.00 2.00
Patrick
Fleurentdidier
Agrégé
Financial Markets 1 12.00 2.00
Marc
Desban
Doctorant
Financial Markets 2 12.00 2.00
Safa
Gaaya
Doctorante En Sciences de Gestion
Global & European Economics 24.00 4.00
Boris
Najman
Maître de conférences
International Business Law 1 12.00 2.00
Marie-Elodie
Ancel
Professeur des universités
International Business Law 2 12.00 2.00
Ted
Gleason
Enseignant-chercheur en école
Process & Operation Management 24.00 4.00
Asad
Ali Rind
Doctorant
Uncertainty, Data and Judgement 24.00 4.00
Thibault
Brodaty
Maître de conférences
S1 / U.E. 2 : Developing management skills 3
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Digital Marketing and Electronic Commerce 20.00 3.00
John Leo
Tarver
Praticien
French Language & Civilization 20.00 2.00
Nathalie
Henon
French Language & Civilization 20.00 2.00
Laura
Friez
French Language & Civilization 20.00 2.00
Irena
Rambi
Praticien
Project Management 21.00 3.00
Arnault
Lamey
Spanish Language 20.00 2.00
Stéphane
Pelletier
Agrégé
S2 / U.E. 3 : Fundamentals of business management 4
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Financial Accounting 24.00 4.00
André
Rémond
Agrégé
Innovation Management 12.00 2.00
Hélène
Peton
Maître de conférences
Innovation Management 2 12.00 4.00
Mathias
Béjean
Maître de conférences
International Negotiation 24.00 4.00
Olivier
Ferrier
Maître de conférences
Leadership 12.00 4.00
Cedric
Tcheng
Enseignant associé
Leadership 2 12.00 4.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
S2 / U.E. 4 : Developing management skills
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
French language and civilization 20.00 2.00
Nathalie
Henon
French language and civilization 20.00 2.00
Laura
Friez
S2 / U.E. 4 : Developing management skills 4
Cours Heures ECTS Enseignant
Cross Cultural Management 24.00 3.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
Entrepreneurship 24.00 3.00
Kenza
Cardot
Praticien
French Language & Civilization 20.00 2.00
Irena
Rambi
Praticien
Internship 8.00 6.00
Eric
Hertzler
Agrégé
Spanish Language 20.00 2.00
Stéphane
Pelletier
Agrégé

Total heures : 512,00


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