Master in Management (Grande École Program)

Master in Management (Grande Ecole Program)

Entry level 
from Baccalaureate / high school diploma

Master Degree Bac +5 level 7

Durée de formation

5 years, intakes in January and September


French/English or 100% English

Study mode

Full-time and work-study

Frais de scolarité
Tuition fees

Between 10 920 and 11 865 per year

A generalist program of excellence

The Grande École program is the most generalized curriculum offered by business schools, and considered to be the path of excellence.

This thoughtful 5-year program enables students to acquire fundamental management skills, study abroad and professionalize in their chosen field of expertise :

1st & 2nd year

Acquire skills

Acquire fundamental management skills

1 internship per year

3rd year

Open up to the world

Double degree with an international partner university

1 internship to complete

4th & 5th year

Going professional

Years of specialization: finance, management, marketing, sales...

Work-study option


*le "Diplôme du Programme Grande Ecole (PGE)" délivré par Paris School of Business, de niveau 7 (NSF 313), est enregistré au RNCP sous le numéro 36669 par décision du Directeur Général de France compétences du 01/09/2022blank


Specific features of the Paris School of Business Grande École Program

3 Tracks to choose from :


French courses

International Track

English courses

European Track

English courses
Milan, Munich, Londres puis Paris


Training strengths

International trade

During their 3rd year at Paris School of Business, students have the opportunity to spend between 6 and 12 months abroad at one of our 157 partner universities. This international experience enables them to discover a new culture and a new way of seeing the world and their professional future.

This experience also gives students the opportunity to earn a double international Bachelor's degree. Those leaving again in 4th year will obtain a triple degree.



Partner universities

American University in Cairo     Copenhagen Business School     Loughborough University     Norwegian Business School     SWUFE SBA
UCLA     Université Catholique du Pérou     University of Glasgow     Université de Washington     University of Western Australia

On a daily basis at the school, students are also immersed in an international environment thanks to the presence of 107 different nationalities on campus.


Creative Tracks & skills hybridization

"Helping students acquire interpersonal skills, soft skills and self-confidence that will help them enter the world of work."

The strength of the Grande École Program lies in the fact that students can build their own path, according to their sensitivities and appetites for creative skills (public speaking, leadership, design, etc.).

From the 1st year of their curriculum, they choose from a wide range of Galileo Global Education schools the one in which they will complete their Creative Track : a total immersion in a partner campus, to benefit from the teaching offered and discover new business areas (interior architecture, design, web3, etc.) to which they would not have access at the school.

Cours Florent    IESA    Hetic

Penninghen    Strate

Tech for Business

Aware that future managers need to be equipped with the technological skills required for tomorrow's professions, we have integrated a large number of technological courses applied to the business world into the curriculum of our Grande École Program :

  • Acquisition of fundamental skills in IT systems, communication and digital security.
  • Data management
  • Mastery of Green IT and Cloud Computing
  • Programming principles and specific languages such as Python and JavaScript
  • Advanced aspects of cybersecurity, innovation, Industry 4.0, IoT...


Group project

Each semester, our students take part in a "Junior Consulting" project, working as part of a team to acquire the technical knowledge needed to make their projects a success, and the human qualities of a successful leader.

  • Launching and managing an entrepreneurial project
  • Management of a profit center
  • Implementing a CSR project with a company committed to sustainable development.

International partners

3 000
Partner companies

18 846

months of work experience on average

*Paris Business School figures 2023

“Because each student's ambition must be supported in order to achieve it, the Master in Management makes "tailor-made" the main focus of its teaching: choice of international partner, country, duration, tracks, core projects and language. Welcome to the Paris School of Business Master in Management!”

Grande Ecole Program Director

The 5 years of the Grande École Program


1st year : Empowerment and entrepreneurship

The first year of the Grande École program gives students their first taste of the world of business and management :

  • build and develop engaging and innovative projects,
  • acquire the fundamentals of management,
  • explore new worlds,
  • cultivate an open mind,
  • identify passions and start building a CV, all while getting a foot in the door of the professional world.

They undertake an associative or civic project for a year, and also work for a full month on an innovative project they create from scratch before submitting it to professionals.

The hourly course volume for this year is 408 hours.

2nd year : Deepen your knowledge

The second year is dedicated to deepening the skills acquired during the first year.

Students go deeper into the fundamentals taught in the previous year, to develop specialized knowledge in the fields of management. These skills will form the basis of their future professional lives.

They take part in a business game in parallel with the courses: for one semester, they manage a profit center in teams of four.

The hourly volume of courses for this year is 404 hours.

3rd year : Open up to the world and get involved

The 3rd year is a special year, offering students the opportunity to study abroad.

Students have the opportunity to tailor their course by choosing the duration and destination of their international program. This expatriation process enables them to discover a new culture, other ways of conceiving studies, but also to confront their conceptions and references with other realities.

On campus, they carry out a CSR impact project with a company involved in sustainable development. In groups of four, they have one semester to respond to the real specifications submitted to them.

The hourly course volume for this year is 438 hours.

4th 5th year : Develop an expertise

The last two years of the Grande Ecole Program will be leading to a level 7 degree.

During those years, students will be introduced to the professional world by choosing a specialization in work-study format (over the 2 years or only the last year) :

How to join the Grande École Program ?

Admissions in the 1st year for students with a French high school diploma

1st year admission after Baccalaureate must be done through the Parcoursup platform and the SESAME exam. This exam is based on a written paper (in April) and the grades of the Parcoursup file of the student. If they are eligible, they will be asked to attend an admission interview at Paris School of Business.

For more information, please visit our dedicated page.


Admissions for international students

International students can enroll in the Master in Management program at Paris School of Business in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of study.

Admissions in 2nd and 3rd year of study are possible only for the French Track, therefore students must have a minimum B2 level in French to be eligible.

The admission process is divided into three steps :

1. File review

ID photography

Copy of passport or identity card

A copy of high school diploma and any other diploma obtained since high school, with a translation in French if the original is not in English or French

A school certificate for the current academic year (2023/2024) if applicable

Resume and a cover letter

Reference letter from a professor or a former employer, or any relevant person including contact details of the referral

€100 for the application fees (€50 for state scholarship students upon presentation of the notified final decision

2. English level test 

Result of an official English level test : IELTS or TOEFL. This is mandatory if English is not the language mother tongue or if the student did not study for the last 2 academic years fully in English. To confirm if you need to take the English proficiency test, contact the Admission Team.

Minimum level required for applicants to an English program :

1st, 2nd and 3rd year: IELTS 5.5/TOEFL 70

4th year: IELTS 6 / TOEFL 80

(it is mandatory to have a IELTS or TOEFL to join the International Business specialization).

To join the Master in Management French track in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year : DELF or DALF, TCF with a B2 minimum Level (if French is not the mother tongue)

3. Individual interview

The purpose of this interview is to evaluate the motivation and open mindedness of the candidate as well as to assess the adequacy between his personality, his knowledge and the teaching provided at Paris School of Business. It also aims to assess the ability to imagine / build an idea and propose an original solution to a problem.

Personalized support

We provide personalized support for people with disabilities as well as for athletes, artists and entrepreneurs.

To learn more, please visit our dedicated page.

What to do after the course ?

Professional integration

Professional integration of our students takes place from their 1st to their 5th year of education through internships, international experience, and work-study training programs.

Our goal is that students build their own career plans that suits them the best.

At the end of their last year of Master in Management, and according to their specialization, students able to work in a lot of different manager and executive positions.

The school does not offer further courses after this diploma.


of our 2nd year Master's students find their1st job before the end of the course


of graduating students are hired as executives

The Master's degree from the Paris School of Business Grande Ecole Program offers a wide range of career opportunities :

 Account Manager
 Business Analyst
 IT Analyst
 Financial Analyst
 Marketing Manager
 Sales Manager
 Human Resources Manager
 Operations Manager
 Supply Chain Manager
 Project Manager
 Management Consultant

 Investment Banker
 Financial Planner
 Risk Manager
 Business Development Manager
 Product Manager
 General Manager
 Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
 Chief Operating Officer (COO)
 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

2022 results indicators

€42 000

average wage


of students have a job in line with the level of qualification.


of Grand Ecole Program students got their degree.


of students continue their education

Drop-out rate during training : 2,52%
Breakdown rate of apprenticeship contracts : 3%

The specific indicators are calculated by the ministries in charge of professional training and national education and are available on the website:

Tuitions fees

1st year : 10 920€
2nd year : 10 920€
3rd year : 10 920€
4th year : 11 865€
5th year : 11 865€

In the 5th year (and the 4th year depending on the choice of specialization), the training will be in work-study format and the tuition fees will be paid by the company the student is working for. They are also considered as an employee and have a salary.


The CROUS state grant is delivered by the CROUS and attributed on the tax assessment (or non-tax assessment) of the student’s parents. This financial aid is attributed according to the income of the household, the number of children to support and the distance from the school. The grant is regularly transferred (in 10 monthly payments) by the CROUS, through bank transfer.

Grants for expatriations:

European Erasmus Grant ;
Regional aids ;
OFAJ grant ;
AMOPA grant.


A partnership exists between Paris School of Business and the banks BNP Paribas, LCL and Société Générale that can help students get a loan without guarantee. Those banks can give prime rates to students of business schools, if they have a guarantor.

The State student loan

The state can give loans to students in partnership with banks (La Société Générale, le Crédit Mutuel, le C.I.C, la Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Épargne). They can offer loans up to €15 000 for students under 28 years old, French or from European Union of European Economic Area, without guarantee.

Introducing the European Track


From September 2024, students in the Master in Management will have the opportunity to join the European Track in their first year, a unique opportunity to complete their 5 years of study in 4 different European countries.

They will study in leading European universities with areas exclusively reserved for Paris School of Business.

The curriculum will be the same as on the Paris campus, but they will have the opportunity to discover a new country, a new culture and a new language.

Study in Europe's most emblematic cities!

  • 1st year: Paris School of Business campus in Milan
  • 2nd year: Paris School of Business campus in Munich
  • 3rd year: Paris School of Business campus in London
  • 4th & 5th years: Paris School of Business in Paris
European course

Students will also be able to attend courses offered by the partner university, as well as benefit from campus facilities: associations, sports clubs, etc.

« We've created this exceptional program for students planning international careers. Students are immersed in a foreign country from their very first year of study, in four of Europe's major cities. A unique experience !»

Antoine Veniard

Head of Programs and Student Experience, Paris School of Business

The Grande École Program's pedagogy

Teaching methods 

During their studies at Paris School of Business, students will receive a variety of courses that will allow them to develop their creativity and their ability to adapt.

The teaching methods are as follows:

  • Group work
  • Theoretical courses
  • Professional situations
  • Flipped classes
  • Business Games
  • Project management
  • Workshops

Assessment methodology

Validation of all 5 required blocks will lead to the Bachelor's degree in General and International Management and the associated RNCP level 6 title.

The organization of the validation of the skills in the reference framework is based on written and oral assessments such as:

  • Case studies
  • Professional situations
  • Research paper
  • Professional mission report

Current school year: 2023-2024

Competency targets

The Grand école program is composed of 4 blocks of core competences and 7 blocks of optional competences. In order to obtain their Master, students have to validate 5 blocks: the 4 blocks of core competences and one block of optional competence.

If the student does not validate all the blocks required to obtain the professional certification, but does validate all the skills relating to a block, each of these skill blocks will be acquired definitively.

The blocks of core competences :

1. Design the strategy of a management and/or an organization

2. Plan, optimize and manage the budget and coordination of the financial aspects of a department and/or organization

3. Manage a transformation and/or innovation project in a national and/or international context

 Manage individuals and teams


The blocks of optional competences :

5. Implement a financial expertise/financial risk management strategy within an international company

6. Manage a performance audit of an organization/structure

7. Implement an asset management strategy

8. Implement a business development strategy in France or internationally (entrepreneurship)

9. Set up a human resources management strategy

10. Manage data for business intelligence (strategy, webmarketing and sales)

11. Manage a supply chain


This program does not offer bridges or equivalence with other training.

However full or partial certification is possible (see the RNCP title sheet).

In addition, professional experience may lead to a validation of acquired experience (VAE) upon request sent by e-mail to:

For more information on the VAE process at Paris School of Business, please consult the following page.


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