• Languages
    English
  • Location
    La Rochelle, Paris
  • Accreditations
    EQUIS / AACSB
  • Qualifications
    Master (5 years of higher education)
  • Start date
    September

MSc in International Business Management

Implement international development strategies through a comprehensive understanding of companies

Implement international development strategies through a comprehensive understanding of companies

Accreditations

  • Overview
  • Study Tracks
  • Programme Content
  • Experiences
  • Careers
  • Cost of studies
  • Admission
  • Florence Winkler
    Responsable de la formation Florence Winkler

    This programme aims to educate future managers to support companies in their projects and the development of their international business operations (Import-Export, Marketing, International Logistics, etc.)

    Why choose the MSc in International Business Management?

    • Opportunity to develop a strong aptitude in international strategy and negotiation, geopolitical risk management, and sales operations management
    •  Focus on customs operations
    • Data Mining, Project Management, and Entrepreneurship 
    • Multicultural classes and teaching team 

     

    Our study locations: La Rochelle or Paris

    You have the possibiltiy of carrying out all of your studies in either La Rochelle or Paris.

    MORE ABOUT LA ROCHELLE CAMPUS

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    •  Classic track Anglais

     Classic track Anglais

    Programme Structure (12 or 24 months)

    1st year

    September - March : Lessons
    April - May : Climacité© project
    June - August : Internship

    2nd year

    September - January: Lessons
    February - August:  Internship and Professional thesis
  • Courses

    Year 1

    Courses

    • Marketing 360
    • Business Models and Strategy 
    • Management and Leadership 
    • Project Management
    • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Information Systems Management
    • Planning and Budget Management
    • Finance for Managers
    • Methodology
    • Environmental and Social Transition
    • Excel
    • English / French as a Foreign Language (FLE)
    • Specialization Prerequisites
      • Business Game & Applied Law in the Field
      • Prerequisites: Business, Strategy, and Management Professions
        -Negotiation in Purchasing & International Management
        -Purchasing & Supply Chain: Business Orientation
        -Innovation Management and Sustainability Challenges
    Year 2 

    Courses

    • Internationalization Strategy in a complex world
    • International Marketing Strategy & digital marketing
    • International Transport & Logistics
    • Global Supply chain, Purchasing and provider management
    • International Accounting and Financing
    • Customs and taxes issues
    • Legal issues, competition law, compliance
    • International Sales Contracts & negotiation
    • International Project Management
    • New Business models, innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Le programme des enseignements et les missions sont présentés à titre indicatif et sont susceptibles d’évoluer d’une année sur l’autre. Les spécialisations proposées ouvriront sous réserve d’un nombre minimum de candidats.

     

     

    All you need to know about languages, assessment, lessons and your teachers

    Programme format and language:

    • The Classic Track is a full-time programme in 12 or 24 months, depending on when you joined the programme :
      -for students with a minimum of 3 years post-High School education or international equivalent (180 ECTS): 24 months.
      -for students with a minimum of 4 years post-High School education or international equivalent (240 ECTS): 12 months.
    • English Track only

    Assessment:
    Three types of evaluation 

    • Continuous assessment: 40% of the final mark. Throughout the year, you will work on group or individual projects which will be marked by your teachers 
    • End-of-semester exams: 60% of the final mark. These take the form of written exams
    • Professional Thesis

     

    Your teachers:

    The teaching team for this MSc is made up of French and international research-active Faculty members and industry professionals who are known for their strong expertise in the field of management and their international experiences and expertise. 
    The research-active Faculty work with our laboratory, Excelia Lab, offering innovative pedagogy, whilst the industry professional lecturers focus on real-life business issues.

     

    Types of lessons: 

    Your core course modules are taught as amphitheatre lessons, with your entire Year Group. In addition, depending on your chosen specialisations, language ability, etc., you will attend tutorials in small groups.

  • Your experiences
     

    • Business Game

    Carried out as a company game, you will work in teams to tackle and solve real-life business issues.

     

    • Series of Lectures

    Throughout the year, industry professionals and experts present a variety of lectures, helping you to understand the different issues and problems facing their industry sector.

     

    • Climacité© Project : 2 months

    Through Climacité©, our students will have the opportunity to make a personal contribution to the planet in an NGO or an association, either in France or abroad. The aim of the project is to raise awareness and educate students on the issues of environmental protection and how to effectively address climate change. 

    Such projects are unique features of Excelia, which is committed to educating students to become future managers who are socially and environmentally responsible and conscious of the importance of their role in society.

     

    • Internships: 6+ months of experience

    This Classic Track offers you the opportunity to carry out a minimum of 6 months of internship, in France or abroad. The theoretical expertise acquired during MSc lessons is therefore complemented and validated by significant company-based experience.

     

    • Experiential and Personal Development (EPD)

    This unique initiative stimulates the development of Soft Skills. In teams or individually, EPD aims to enable all students to reveal their full potential in a multicultural context.

  • Careers

    Our graduates quickly take up positions of responsibility in all sectors of activity across all 5 continents. Thanks to the MSc, they rapidly rise to management positions. 

    Below is a non-exhaustive list of the types of professions in which you are likely to work.

     

    Types of jobs:

    • International Marketing Manager
    • Internationalisation Project Manager
    • Export Zone Manager
    • International Business Manager
    • Consultant

     

    Types of companies:

    • Décathlon
    • Airbus
    • Léa Nature
    • Bloomberg LP

     

    Facts & Figures:

    • 67% of our graduates secure a job contract before graduating
    • €39K average starting salary
  • Tuition fees 2023-2024

     

    Students from within the European Union*

    • Classic Track MSc 24 months: €24,900
    • Classic Track MSc 12 months (2nd year): €14,500

    *27 European Union members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France and French Overseas Territories, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

     

    Students from outside the European Union

    • Classic Track MSc 24 months: €25,800
    • Classic Track MSc 12 months (2nd year): €15,000

    The above fees are provided for information purposes only and are subject to change from one year to the next.

     

    In addition to tuition fees, you need to take into account the following costs:

    • Multiservice charge (see details below)
    • Annual administration costs relating to a double qualification (if applicable)
    • Enrolment fees at a partner university in the case of a double degree (to be paid directly to the partner institution)

    Multiservice charge

    Fee: €250

    This one-off Multiservice fee gives access to the following services: Multimedia and Internet network, Cyberlibris (online library), Student Identity Card, Reprographics credit, Intranet, e-learning modules, Wi-Fi, Career Centre activities and services, International Insurance-Assistance (for any periods spent abroad during the period covered by this contract), University library, University Medical Service etc.

     

    Financing your studies

    International Students

    For more information about the cost of studying

     

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  • Applications for Classic Track - 12 or 24 months

    The Classic Track is open to students with a minimum of 3 years of post-High School education or international equivalent.
    The Classic Track is a 12 or 24 months full-time programme.
    Motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).

    Application fees: €50

    Apply

     

    Applications for Classic Track - 12 or 24 months

    The Classic Track is open to students with a minimum of 3 years of post-High School education or international equivalent.
    The Classic Track is a 12 or 24 months full-time programme.
    Motivation interview is carried out by internet via our dedicated platform (day and time of your choice).

    Application fees: €50

    Apply

     

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