IÉSEG is ranked as one of the top 10 French Business Schools and has the prestigious accolade of becoming a Grande École – one of the most respected and academically rigorous higher education programmes in the world. The IÉSEG culture, dating back to 1964, is born out of a passion for progress and ability and although the location is French, IÉSEG is a global melting pot that’s represented by more than 100 nationalities.
All programmes are taught in English and 81% of IÉSEG’s permanent faculty members are international. This is the result of IÉSEG’s strong and continued collaboration with 281 partner universities across 69 countries, making IÉSEG one of the most exciting and culturally diverse Business Schools in Europe.
The School’s unorthodox approach to business education and its ability to instil the key values of accomplishment, responsibility, integrity, solidarity and engagement are abilities that have been at the heart of IÉSEG since its inception.
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. The program equips participants with an in-depth understanding of the European business context and build the skills necessary to excel in complex international settings in top management positions or to start their own companies.
IÉSEG is ranked # 2 French B School for its MSc in Business Analysis and Consulting [QS Business Masters Rankings 2019]. The programme has been carefully designed to mix theory and practice so that participants acquire the necessary knowledge and confidence to start a career in consultancy. Academics and professionals guide them through interactive lectures, cases, seminars to be able to identify and promote best practices in their field, to deal with risks and implement changes to achieve sustainable performance. The program not only focuses on a financial perspective, but allows participants to study performance from many angles, such as human resources management, IT, operations management, risks, etc. so that they acquire the ability to translate strategic plans into tangible outcomes.
The broad skill set developed during the MIB program offers numerous opportunities for employment in a multidisciplinary and international environment. The program provides an excellent understanding of different corporate and departmental cultures on the one hand, and divergent national cultures on the other hand. This enables students to position themselves as a hub for different stakeholders – a naturally leading role that corresponds to positions such as:
- Product Manager
- Project Manager
- Business Consultant
- and many others