Master in Data Management

Master’s in Data Management

Entry level
3 years of post-secondary study

Diploma awarded
State-recognized Master’s degree (5 years post-secondary, RNCP level 7*)

Length
2 years, starting in September

Language of instruction
French/English

Format
Work-study, 2 days in school/3 days in company

Tuition fees
€11 865 per year

Presentation

The Masters Cycle of the Master in Management – Grande Ecole program comprises a two-year curriculum officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and is awarded with a Master’s-level diploma (5 years of post-secondary studies – Level 7*). It benefits from being delivered by a triple crown internationally accredited school (AACSB, AMBA and EFMD).

The Data Management specialization can be accessed via parallel admissions in the fourth year of studies.

The Data Manager is in charge of the design and implementation of information systems set-ups.

They devise processes enabling the collection, storage, use, and safeguarding of a company’s data.

*The level 6 (NSF 313) "Diplôme en management général et international" awarded by PSB Paris School of Business is RNCP registered under the reference number 36785 by the Director General of France compétences as of 01/09/2022.

Aim of the specialization

The main objective is to train students to become qualified professionals in the field of data management, as well as leaders and decision-makers of tomorrow who use the tools needed for deep-lying transformation of business activities and processes.

The main strengths of the Master:

A dual skillset in Engineering and Management in response to current and future challenges faced by companies.

A comprehensive understanding of key data and project management concepts, tools, and technologies.

The acquisition of skills for solving complex data problems and working with database management systems.

Training in cross-functional skills: project management, and analysis and communication of data-generated information designed to collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.

The development of creativity and the ability to suggest innovative and efficient data management solutions.

Strengths of the program

The Master in Data Management offers a dual management and technical skillset enabling future graduates of the program to:

  • Discover the main professions and technical chain: collection, incorporation, modelling, and visualization
  • Develop basic Data Management skills
  • Acquire management tools specific to the processing, analysis and visualization of data
Masters in Data Management

Skill objectives

For successful completion of their Masters, students must validate the five following skillsets.

If students do not validate all the skillsets required for obtaining the professional certificate but successfully complete all skills related to one of the sets, each of the skillsets concerned will have been definitively validated.

  1. Devising a departmental/organizational strategy
  2. Planning, optimizing, and managing the budget and coordination of z department and/or organization’s financial affairs
  3. Managing a transformation and/or innovation project in a national and/or international context
  4. Managing individual staff and teams
  5. Managing business intelligence-oriented data (strategy, web marketing and sales)

This program cannot be combined with another training program.

However, partial certification with another program is possible (see the RNCP diploma file).

In addition, prior professional experience may be validated with credits upon request, which must be submitted by email to: vae@ggeedu.fr

For further information on the validation of prior experience at PSB, please visit the following page.

A word from the Head of Program

"This program has been designed to fill an existing gap between the worlds of management and digital in order to meet current and future socio-economic challenges. The program is delivered by teacher-researchers with an international outreach and expert, avant-garde professionals in their field. Thanks to the administrative staff and faculty, every effort is made to provide fully adapted student support in order to create a unique experience, promote smooth entry into the working world, and boost your chances of success !"

Asma BOUHAFS
Head of Specialization

2280

Work-study contracts signed per year

1600

Work-study contracts signed per year

3000

Corporates partners

18846

Alumni

*Paris Business School figures 2023

Academic content

    Students begin by developing their Engineering skills, including programming, database management, and data modelling as well as project management.

      They then proceed to learning knowledge extraction skills, and the visualization and communication of results. Working in tandem with the industrial world, they also benefit from a masterclass designed to work on concrete business cases.

        The program ends with the presentation of new IoT, Blockchain, and Cloud technologies plus the most advanced aspects of machine/deep learning before students then write their research dissertation.

        Total class time is 511hrs for the fourth year and 504hrs for the fifth.

        Teaching format

        Over the course of their time at Paris School of Business, students receive a varied teaching approach in order to nurture their creativity and adaptability.

        Teaching formats :

        • Groupwork
        • Theory classes
        • Professional simulation exercises
        • Inverted classes
        • Business Games
        • Common-theme projects
        • Workshops

        Assessment methodology

        Successful completion of the five required blocks delivers the intended Master in Management – Grande Ecole program diploma and the associated level 7 RNCP certificate.

        The skill validation frame of reference is based upon written and oral assessment methods, including the following:

        Case studies :

        • Professional simulation exercises
        • Roleplay exercises
        • Individual and group projects
        • Professional placement report

        Current academic year: 2023-2024

        Admissions 

        The admissions procedure for entry onto a Master’s-level Paris School of Business program comprises analysis of an application dossier, an English test and a one-to-one interview.

         

        1. Comprehensive application dossier analysis

         Application dossier

         ID photo

         Copy of ID

         Photocopies of diplomas obtained and reports from Baccalaureate (end-of-secondary) level onwards (officially certified and translated into French for non-French documents)

         CV

         Covering letter

         French test results obtained (TCF, DELF/DALF) if French is not the native language.

         Supporting statement from a teacher, head of institution, or an employer (not mandatory but strongly recommended)

         €100, covering admin fees (€50 for French state scholarships upon presentation of a definitive scholarship allocation for the year in progress)


        2. English test

         English test results obtained (IELTS/TOEFL TOEIC) in last 2 years for applicants to have already taken a test.

        If you are not in a position to provide this official grade, you will receive a link to an online test.

        Minimum level required for applicants to programs in English:

        à 1st-3rd years : IELTS 5.5/TOEFL 70

        à 4th year : IELTS 6 / TOEFL 80


        3. Individual interview

         The aim of this interview is to assess your degree of motivation and open-mindedness, as well as to evaluate the complementarity of your personality, your knowledge and the teaching delivered at Paris School of Business.

        It is also designed to assess your ability to imagine/construct an idea and suggest an original solution to an issue.

        Personalized support


        We offer personalized support for people suffering from disabilities as well as for sportspeople, artists, and entrepreneurs.

        To find out more, consult our specially dedicated page.

        2022 Results Indicators


        86%

        of graduating students are in full employment


        82%

        found a job within six months following graduation


        €40 350

        average salary


        89%

        of students have found employment in line with their level of studies



        96%

        of Masters in Management – Grande Ecole students graduated

        Apprenticeship contract break rate: 3%

        Rate of break from studies in progress: 2.52%

        Specific indicators are calculated by ministries in charge of professional training programs and State Education. Available at: inserjeunes.education.gouv.fr/diffusion/accueil

        Following successful completion of the Data Management specialization, graduates can aspire to a wide range of positions, such as the following:

        • Data Manager
        • Data Analyst
        • Data Scientist
        • Geographical Data Analyst
        • Decision-making Consultant
        • Business Intelligence Analyst
        • Data Strategist
        • Data Mass Manager
        • Consultant Big Data
        • Data Risk Manager
        • Big Data Marketer
        • Business Analyst
        • Project Manager
        • Entrepreneur

        The school does not offer any track beyond graduation from this program.

        Tuition fees

        This training program costs €11,865 per year and will be covered in their entirety by your host company since you will be registered on a work-study contract.

        In addition, as an employee of the company you will receive a salary.

          

        Contact

        For any questions regarding the Data Management specialization, please contact the Admissions service.

        Céline Renault

        Head of Master in Management – Grande Ecole program admissions

        admission@psbedu.paris

        Testimony

        Jean SOURIS
        Project Manager, Regicom

        The Master in Data Management Covers a very interesting technical aspect of the field, and is delivered by faculty primarily from Engineering schools who enable us to complete our knowledge in the area. The work-study format (three days spent in a company and two in classes) gives us sufficient time to assimilate the lessons learnt from the previous week, apply the skills acquired in a company, and also prepare our questions for the following classes on issues that may appear complicated to us.

        In this way, the Master has provided me with a unique opportunity as, in addition to developing the skills you acquire in a business school, you also learn about the technical aspects that will be asked of you in your future career.

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