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IÉSEG School of Management
European MBA

IÉSEG is the first French school to offer all program courses in English on two campuses: Lille and Paris, La Défense.

The IMBA program  would equip candidates 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 entrepreneurship venture. The IMBA program design combines theoretical understanding with practical experience and skill building.

The IÉSEG Executive MBA aims to position executives and managers towards sustainable and positive leadership. Designed for working executives, our Executive MBA provides them with a broader view of global business and equips them with the skills and the confidence to engage at a higher level towards a sustainable future. Participants are trained to become transformational and positive leaders with the aim of creating value sustainably. The IÉSEG Executive MBA enables them to make decisions in a global and systemic way, manage innovation and change while leveraging multicultural dynamics.

IÉSEG School of Management has built strong and lasting relationships with companies and has a strong international mind set with 260+ partner universities in over 66+ countries.  The international vision of IÉSEG School of Management is highlighted by having more than 84% international permanent professors, as well as 31% of its nearly 4800 student body coming from an international background, representing 90 nationalities. The international faculty, with 100% of our permanent professors holding a PhD, is a mix of both academics and practitioners which guarantees the right balance between fundamental skill and hands-on practical applications.  The personalized development of each individual is emphasized and there are many opportunities to develop global business perspectives originating from the diverse cultural background in both the faculty and student body. Additionally, the Talent Program will engage each participant with accredited coaches and professional tutors through a personalized development program to ensure individual growth and enhancement of one's career skills.

International MBA – full time / 12 months/ Paris
Executive MBA – part time / 24 months / Paris

International MBA (12 months)

Program Structure:  Combination of case-based method with real life examples.  The program is made up of a combination of core courses (e.g. Global Corporate Finance, International Marketing), specialized courses (e.g. Innovation Management, International Human Resource Management), and elective courses (e.g. Luxury marketing).   An Internship, Consulting Project, or a Master Thesis is required.  Candidates are also required to create a Business Plan under the guidance of a practitioner-instructor as well as participate in a Business Game simulation. 

Professional Development Support

The IMBA program provides you with the tools to develop your skills, knowledge, and expertise for your next professional challenge. Alongside your peers you will receive guidance through small-group workshops and interactions with corporate professionals. On a personal level accredited coaches and tutors will support you throughout using a program developed to meet your specific needs. They will use proven tools and techniques to prepare you, not only for your next position, but for your entire career. 

The IÉSEG Talent Program is available to support IMBA candidates as they prepare for the post-MBA recruitment process.  Professionals from various firms in talent-acquisition will discuss their work, their recruitment processes, and the type of profile that gets noticed.  Next, professionals will give workshops to help participants prepare the first steps in the recruitment process.  One-on-one mock interviews and training sessions will provide practice for participants for recruitment sessions. 

Starting Dates: September 
Minimum years of work experience: 3 years
Application deadlines: Rolling admission starting in October 2016 until May 26th 2017.
Courses conducted in: English

Student Body

IÉSEG School of Management has approximately 43% of its student body from an international background.  Most of the professors also are from an international background. 14 different countries were represented in the 2015 - 2016 program. 


Full Time MBA
University Degree:  Bachelor's degree in any field required
English test(s): IELTS 6.5, TOFEL IBT 85, or TOEIC 800 for those without an English-based Bachelor's degree
Language fluency: English


Application fees: €80
Scholarship availabilities: up to 50%
Tuition fees(Full time): €24000


Executive MBA

Part-time Program – 24 months

Grow, make your team grow, make your company grow - Sustainably

Format and duration:
• 18 months of courses:
Friday and Saturday every two weeks
    - 6 main fields:  Self-development; Team Performance; Organizational functions; Organizational processes; Strategic management; Global intelligence
    - 2 learnings trips: 1 week each
    - Specialization tracks: Company accelerator, Coaching and development; Consulting
• 6 months for the professional thesis


  • Create value sustainably
  • Become a transformational and positive leader
  • Make decisions in a global and systemic way
  • Manage innovation and change
  • Manage and leverage multicultural dynamics

Key benefits:
• IÉSEG has joined forces with the Cegos Group, an international leader in continuing professional development, to bring you the best of their expertise in leadership training
• A learning experience with leadership development process that includes self-awareness, risk-taking and development of your talents
• An innovative and interactive pedagogy, based on the latest technology and the most up-to date research on leadership and management
• La Defense, a strategic and pratical location for executive training courses, in the business

Starting Dates: October
Courses conducted in: French and English
Place: IÉSEG campus, Paris-La Defense


Minimum years of work experience: 5 years
University Degree: Bachelor's degree in any field required
A candidate's professional experience can be further taken into consideration for those who do not meet the specified diploma requirements, but who do hold a responsibilities position within their company.


Application fees: €90
Tuition fees: €30 000 (learnings trips included)
Scholarship availabilities: up to 50%



International MBA
Contact Person: Ms. Emilie Lagorsse
Email :
Telephone : + 33 3 20 54 58 92 (main number)
Website :

Executive MBA
Contact Person: Ms. Cindy BAUER
Telephone:  +33 1 55 91 98 06

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