Bachelor in International Business Program

Enter the world of international business with a head start

  • Format

    3 years

  • Languages

    English

  • Location

    Lille & Paris – France

  • Fees

    €10,734 per year

  • Intake

    September

  • Credits

    180 ECTS

Accreditations

Program

The Bachelor in International Business program consists of 6 semesters of coursework, including an option for an exchange with one of our university partners.

3 internships totaling 7 months of progressive work experience means that the students graduate with professional connections and experience.
Personal development courses through sport and cultural activities foster the development of managerial skills and key competencies.
In their third year students will have the opportunity to choose electives in areas such as marketing, financial reporting and analysis, international negotiation, capital markets, and international project management.

> Academic Calendar 2020/2021

Course Content

Year 1

Semester 1

Accounting Fundamentals

Collective and Relational Intelligence

Understanding Cultural Diversity

Mathematics for Business

Applied Economics

Business Law

Marketing Fundamentals

Perspectives in International Business Ethics

Languages

Semester 2

Public Speaking

Creativity

Finance Fundamentals

Statistics for Business

Essentials of Selling

Applied Economics

Business Game 1

Methodology

Languages

Internship

Social and Professionnal Internship (1 month)

There are three internships in total with each taking place at the end of the academic year. The goal is to provide a wide range of company experience and teach students how to approach assignments and working relationships in a professional environment.

The first internship is one-month long and concentrates on gaining experience in labor, such as working on the factory floor.

Year 2

Semester 3

Financial Markets

Public Speaking

Intermediate Quantitative Methods

B to C Marketing

International Economics

Corporate Social Responsibility

Advanced Presentation Skills

Solidarity Business Case

Languages

Semester 4

Advanced International Economics

International Business Law

Solidarity Business Case

Management of Information Systems

Business Game 2

Performance Management

Financial Analysis

B to B Marketing

Languages

Internship

Junior Assistant Internship (3 months)

There are three internships in total with each taking place at the end of the academic year. The goal is to provide a wide range of company experience and teach students how to approach assignments and working relationships in a professional environment.

The second one is three-months long and the work experience will be at a junior assistant level.

Year 3

Semester 5

During their 3rd year, students will have the opportunity to choose specialized courses in different areas such as: Finance & Audit Control, Marketing & Negotiation, HRM, Management of Information Systems & Operation Management.

MDIV – Managing Diversity in Vivo

Sales Management

Applied Corporate Finance

Management Skills

CSR Project Management

Business Model and Innovation

International Entreprise project Management

Languages

Electives

Semester 6

MDIV – Managing Diversity in Vivo

Career Development

Applied Final Project

Business Game 3

Consulting Skills

Fundamentals of Strategy

Change Management

Languages

Electives

Opportunity to choose a Major

During their 3rd year, students will have the opportunity to choose a Major in different areas such as:
> Finance & Audit Control,
> Marketing & Negotiation,
> HRM,
> Management of Information Systems & Operations Management.

Internship

Junior ManagerInternship (3 months)

There are three internships in total with each taking place at the end of the academic year. The goal is to provide a wide range of company experience and teach students how to approach assignments and working relationships in a professional environment.

During the last three-month internship students will be working at a junior manager level.

University exchange program and Double Degree

IÉSEG gives its students the opportunity of attending courses in a foreign university in order to accomplish the following objectives:
> Becoming familiar with other educational methods, other management approaches, and other ways of dealing with corporate issues;
> Being open to other ways of thinking and living;
> Acquiring intercultural skills and improving foreign languages through immersion, learning how to adapt the way they communicate and work in other cultures;
> Acquiring self-confidence and independence;
> Meeting new people and making lasting friendships around the world, as well as future professional network.

For Bachelor in International Business students, several partner universities are available for an academic exchange during the 1st Semester of the 3rd year of the program. Colombia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, South Korea, Spain, the United Sates, etc. are some of the countries available.

CSR Project

During the 3rd year, students of the BIB take part in a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project.

Divided into groups, they work on real CSR issues that have been identified by partner companies. With the support of coaches and professors at the School, students analyze the topic before presenting their recommendations and an action plan to the company.

French language classes

French language lessons for all levels are included in the program for international students. French is the mandatory choice for all non-French speaking students.

Business Game

Business Game is a simulation implemented each year in the BIB program. The objective is to allow students to put into practice the courses and knowledge acquired during the year.

The tool gives students practical experience in managing various aspects of businesses in an evolving economic environment. The goal of the teamwork (of 3-4 students) is to manage the operating, market, and financial performance of a business in a competitive market with variations in the economic conditions. It is also to develop a holistic view if business operations including finance, investments, marketing, sales, human ressources, capacity management, etc.

Students appreciate the understanding and command of business fundamentals, market-driven decision-making practices in a services environment, and the ability to set up appropriate strategies. For future managers, it is important to be able to use analytical decision-making and to evaluate the financial implications and performance of business decisions.

Students appreciate the understanding and command of business fundamentals, market-driven decision-making practices in a services environment, and the ability to set up appropriate strategies. For future managers, it is important to be able to use analytical decision-making and to evaluate the financial implications and performance of business decisions.

Workshops and Corporate Events

Alongside the courses, the program includes various workshops and corporate events to further develop your personal and professional skills. These cover a range of topics, such as conflict management in cross-cultural environments and intercultural communication.

Our Career Program helps participants to establish their professional career plan by working on their skills, personal strengths, and using networking tools to be prepared to meet recruiters’ expectations internationally.

Discover the Career Program

ZOOM ON… THE VISA

The BIB (“Diplôme d’Études Supérieures en Affaires Internationales”) is accredited by the French Higher Education Ministry (VISA BAC+3).

Through this label, the government recognizes the rigor and the requirements of this program, the quality of the faculty and the contents of the curriculum.

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General contact

Yash RUIA