The International MBA at Paris School of Business obtains the prestigious British AMBA accreditation, delivered by the Association of MBAs.
It is the oldest and highest honor of Masters in Business Administration around the world that corroborates the quality of the program. AMBA accreditation is a testament to the compliance with international academic standards required for such training. There are currently 230 business schools in 80 different countries around the world that are recognized as AMBA accredited. In France, 19 business schools offering MBA programs have obtained this accreditation, including HEC Paris, INSEAD, ESCP Europe Business School, and EDHEC Business School.
AMBA’s principal criteria of evaluation is based on the strategy and identity of the school, the quality of the faculty, research, recruitment of participants, objectives and content of the program, the quality of the pedagogical method, and the evaluation as well as the professional performance of its graduates.
The AMBA accreditation is the benchmark for MBA programs offered by prestigious schools in and outside Europe, including SDA Bocconi School of Management – Milan, ESADE Business School – Barcelona, IMD – Lausanne, Imperial College Business School – London, etc.
"This accreditation assures the quality at an international level,” explains Armand Derhy, Director at PSB Paris School of Business. “Obtaining AMBA accreditation is part of the school’s strategic plan, Horizon 2020 that aims to increase its international appeal. With its Grande Ecole program already AMBA accredited, PSB Paris School of Business continues its committed efforts to eventually achieve AACSB accreditation, for which it is eligible.”
An innovative and international program
Since its creation in 1986, the International MBA at PSB has adapted to evolving professional practices to meet the highest academic standards. The team of professors together with professionals is committed to sharing powerful management tool sand promoting the exchange of knowledge both in the classroom though the Masters Class and in the field with several business visits outside of study tours.
Running full-time over a period of 12 months, the MBA program is fully taught in English and includes 3 phases of 3 month periods:
- 1st phase: Fundamentals of management
- 2nd phase: International prospective with numerous visiting professors from partner schools, including Strate School of Design, Cours Florent, etc. on themes such as Design Thinking, Innovation, International Relations, Digital Business, etc.
- 3rd phase: Students choose a specialization between Finance and Marketing
Today, nearly 1200 professionals are graduates of the International MBA at PSB Paris School of Business. With an option offered for executives, career paths during and after the program are manifold, with more than 85% of alumni moving to work abroad, including internal promotions and mobility, career reorientation, and creation or resumption of a business.