International MBA

You won’t leave the IMBA as the same person. You will leave transformed.

  • Format

    2 semesters + Capstone Project

  • Languages

    English

  • Location

    Paris – France

  • Fees

    €26,000

  • Intake

    September

  • Credits

    90 ECTS

Accreditations

Overview

The International MBA – IMBA is a one year program completely taught in English aimed at young managers with the potential of being global business leaders. The program equips participants with an in-depth understanding of the global business context. They develop the necessary skills to excel in complex international settings in top management positions or to start their own companies.

The International MBA program design combines theoretical understanding with practical experience and skill development. Thus, through the curriculum, participants acquire essential knowledge in management together with the ability to apply it in concrete business situations.

IÉSEG international MBA is accredited by AMBA.

This programme IMBA provides a registered title with the French RNCP (National Repertory of Professional Certification) Level 1, recognized in France and in Europe.

In its first participation in the 2020 Global MBA Ranking, IÉSEG was ranked 38th globally, consolidated as the third school with the highest percentage of foreign professors (80%) and shares, together with two schools, the first place for the high percentage of international students.

Directors’ foreword

International MBA

Dr. Jacob VAKKAYIL

Academic Director – Associate Professor in HRM

If you have realized the need to develop your professional competence through a challenging and thoroughly engaging experience, the IMBA program at IÉSEG is an ideal solution.The program is designed to meet the needs of change-oriented individuals seeking to improve themselves and expand their network. This design involves a broad-based approach that provides key managerial inputs considering current global organizational challenges. A diverse group expert faculty members facilitates modules all the while applying a judicious mix of both theory and practice.We are located in the business district of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The experience of living in Paris will set a very enriching context for your journey of professional and personal growth. I look forward to seeing you in our program.

International MBA – Presentation

Key Program Advantages

  • The program combines theoretical understanding with practical experience and skill development. The program is flexible so that, when choosing electives, participants can tailor the program to their interests.
  • Participants receive personalized support through coaching and a customized career development program.
  • The case method is used extensively to reflect real world challenges, allowing participants to develop innovative solutions when problem-solving.
  • This program provides a registered title with the French RNCP (National Repertory of Professional Certification) Level 1, recognized in France and in Europe.
  • The program interacts with companies in various ways. Practicing managers are welcomed regularly to interact with participants. In addition, a learning trip in Europe is organized during the second semester for more intensive business and cultural exposure.

Career opportunities

The IMBA opens up exciting and rewarding international career opportunities in companies across the globe. IÉSEG supports participants in a number of ways to facilitate this transition and has a dedicated team to advise on your career development and to accompany your international job search.

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Program Features

The IMBA is a generalist program, providing all the skills essential to leadership roles. The emphasis is on managerial performance and the curriculum is both rigorous and demanding. It is directed towards practical learning through the use of case studies, simulations, experiential activities, class discussions and group projects. The content of the program provides input into all key functional areas of management, including finance, marketing and human resources.

The program provides added value to work experience and career development by exposing participants to multiple business domains, which broadens their eligibility for higher leadership positions upon graduation.

The multicultural environment enhances participants’ personal skills to collaborate with others in varied environments. Also, participants are given the opportunity to develop a global network through in‐class interactions, access to the School’s online alumni directory and corporate interactions.

Class profile

The International MBA attracts a wide range of people with diverse perspectives, cultures, opinions and talents from different regions of the world. The program attracts participants who are seeking to accelerate their professional career and progress to more demanding management and leadership roles.

It is designed to broaden their professional horizons with alternative management-oriented options and responsibilities, as well as new geographic regions. It targets individuals who are highly motivated, ambitious, open to integration in an international and multicultural setting and eager to explore multiple avenues to develop their technical, managerial and interpersonal skills.

IMBA participants

Work Experience

SePre-MBA Sectors

Average annual salary

Pre-MBA

$41 200

(primes incluses)

Study in an International environment

22 nationalities represented

Gender

Age

Meet With Us

Members of the international recruitment team will attend the following events over the next months. We would be happy to meet with you on this occasion.

You are already living in France and want to find out more about us in person? Contact us today to arrange a campus tour in Paris or Lille.

Meet With Us

Testimonials

Local contact

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General contact

Élise LANCELOT