Master in Management (Grande École Program)

Master in Management (Grande Ecole Program)

Prérequis
Entry level 
from Baccalaureate / high school diploma

Diplôme
Diploma
Master Degree Bac +5 level 7

Durée de formation
Duration

5 years, intakes in January and September

Langue
Language

French/English or 100% English

Rythme
Study mode

Full-time and work-study

Frais de scolarité
Tuition fees

Between 10 920 and 11 865 per year

Presentation of the Master in Management program

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The Master in Management is a 5-year program accredited by AMBA, EFMD and AACSB.

The program is composed of :

  • a 3-year education dedicated to the learning of the management bases
  • a 2-year education dedicated to specialization and professionalization

The Master's cycle of the program is accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, conferring the “Grade de Master” (Bac+5 - Level 7*).

The Master in Management educates students to become innovative, ethical and creative leaders. Through a unique vision of business, today and tomorrow’s societal and environmental issues are placed at the center of the teaching approach.

With this management program, students are qualified to understand the challenges of our society and to innovate in order to develop more meaningful and sustainable forms of business.

From the 1st year, students can choose to study in French or in English by opting for the French Track, the English Track or the European Track (find out more about how to apply on the Admissions Section).

*the "Diplôme du Programme Grande Ecole (PGE)" awarded by Paris School of Business, level 7 (NSF 313), is registered with the RNCP under number 36669 by decision of the General Director of France Compétences dated 01/09/2022


Ambition of the Master in Management program

This course is designed to certify open-minded and operational managers, aware of societal and environmental changes, and capable of analyzing the growing complexity of the business environment.

Strengths

Tailor-made courses

The Master in Management allows each student to build their own education by selecting their courses and specializations in order to shape the degree that suits them.

A course oriented towards experience

At Paris School of Business, we use innovative teaching methods like Hackathons, reverse classes, design thinking and year-long projects with student association, CSR projects and business games.

A hybrid training

Beyond the classic management course, the Master in Management offers an enriched and diversified education with courses in art, design and tech. Thanks to the affiliation of the school to the Galileo Global Education group, students can benefit from teaching offered by prestigious schools like Cours Florent, State, IESA, and HETIC, among others. Concretely, those schools welcome the students for immersive courses of 27 hours spread over the year: the Creative Tracks.

Competency targets


The Bachelor 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

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 Manage individuals and teams

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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: vae@ggeedu.fr

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

“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!”

Chiraz AOUINA-MEJR
Grande Ecole Program Director

156

International Partners

3000

Partner companies

30

months of work experience on average

18 846

Alumni

*Paris Business School figures 2023

1st year : Empowerment and entrepreneurship

First contact with the world of business and management, the first year of the Master in Management enables students to build and develop committed and innovative projects, to learn management fundamentals, to explore news skills, to cultivate open-mindedness, to identify passions and to begin the construction of a CV while stepping into the professional world.

During the year, students undertake an association or citizen project. They also work for a whole month on an innovative project, which will then be presented to professionals.

The hourly volume of courses for this year is 408hrs

2nd year : Deepen your knowledge

The second year is dedicated to the development of the skills learnt during the first year. Students learn more about the fundamentals taught the past year in order to develop in-depth knowledge in management. Those skills will be the foundation that will lead them through the coming years and their future professional life.

Students participate in a business game alongside their lessons: during a semester, they lead a profit center in teams of 4.

The hourly volume of courses for this year is 408hrs

3rd year : Engage and open to international

The third year is a particular year because students leave Paris School of Business for an international experience. They have the opportunity to create their tailor-made 3rd year by choosing the length and the destination of their international experience. Expatriation educate them to another culture, new ways to conceive studies, but also new ways to see the world.

On the campus, students lead a CSR project with a company developing a sustainable development approach. In groups of 4, they have a semester to find a solution to the problem of the company and present their ideas and project to them.

The hourly volume of courses for this year is 438hrs

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) :

Finance Expertise :

Digital :

Luxury :

International :

Management & Entrepreneurship :

The hourly volume of courses is 511hrs for the 4th year and 504hrs for the 5th year.

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

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.

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.

55%

of our students in the 5th year secure their first position before the end of their studies.

89%

of our students are hired for executive positions.

Indicateurs de résultats 2022


€42 000

average wage


89%

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


96%

of Grand Ecole Program students got their degree.


12%

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: : inserjeunes.education.gouv.fr/diffusion/accueil

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

 Entrepreneur

 Risk Manager

 Business Development Manager

 Product Manager

 General Manager

 Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

 Chief Operating Officer (COO)

 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Expatriation

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

Students therefore have the opportunity to obtain a double international degree at Bachelor level. Those who leave again in the 4th year obtain a triple degree.

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partner universities 

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.

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.

Grant

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.

Financing:

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

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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

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