The Master in Management (MiM), Business Management track, also known as "Grande École," is a two-year academic programme, taught entirely in English. It is designed to provide you with the academic background and competencies required for an international career in business management.
The MiM in Business Management will appeal to you if you are a graduate-level student or young professional—a self-motivated learner with high intellectual capacity—wishing to have a career in business. It awards a double degree: the Master in Management and the Master of Science. One programme option is the European Apprenticeship Track that provides an opportunity to study while gaining valuable professional experience.
You will acquire the fundamentals of business management and gain competencies and personal skills valued by employers. The Master in Management (MiM), Business Management benefits from its close ties with leading companies and the valued support of its Corporate Programme Sponsors and Academic Partners: Capgemini Consulting, Carrefour, SEB, Unilever, Cirque du Soleil, La Condition Publique, Initiatives & Cité and Lactalis.
Length: 2 year academic programme
Location: Lille Campus
Start Date: Early Sept-18
Deadline to apply: 30-June-18
Upon completion of the Master in Management (MiM), Business Management track you will master all of the specific knowledge, abilities and personal attributes required for success in life and the business world. Graduates of the programme are innovative thinkers who can easily adapt to change and excel in complex situations.
Year 1 - Sept. 2018 − May 2019
Master 1 - Foundation Year
You will learn the fundamentals of business management through academic coursework and will have constant interaction with business executives. As part of the business management track, you will be exposed to challenging business related topics from day 1.
Year 2 - June 2019 − August 2020
Your Professional Immersion
QUALIFICATION AND SPECIALISATION INTERNSHIPS: An outstanding opportunity to acquire your first professional work experience through two internships of 6 months each and to leverage your international profile through work experience. You may also opt for a 6-month exchange at a partner university.
Year 3 - Sept. 2018 − May 2019
Master 2 (MSc) Advanced specialisation
You will return for your final year of studies and specialise in an area of business, from a choice of :
♦ Strategy, Consulting & Digital Transformation
♦ Marketing Management
♦ Entrepreneurship & Innovation
♦ LL.M. in Law & Tax Management
♦ Creative Business & Social Innovation
♦ Global Business
♦ Data Analytics & Digital Business
You may choose to take part in an exchange programme or pursue a double degree at a partner university.
As part of the Master in Management, you may choose the European Apprenticeship Track located on the Paris campus. This 24-month, part-time track has placed more than 1080 apprenticeships (115 places each year) with 300 partner companies. This track, which alternates one week of classroom attendance and three weeks in-company, offers a unique opportunity to combine theory and practice and to develop highly marketable skills.
The European Apprenticeship Track accommodates constant rotations between EDHEC and companies and enables you to capitalise on the experience gained. You will receive a monthly salary and the remaining tuition fees are paid by the company. French is recommended for positions in France. For non European students this track requires you to stay in France with a valid titre de sejour for at least a year.
You will obtain a double degree EDHEC: Master in Management degree and Master of Science degree. For your final year (MSc), you will choose between two specialisations:
The first semester is spent on the campus in Lille where you will follow the M1 courses and will find your apprenticeship. Thereafter you will follow your courses on our Paris campus. A contract is drawn up between the company, EDHEC and you, agreeing to the conditions and monthly salary.
For more information on this track, please contact the admissions team.
Previous Academic Discipline
"Our Grande École programme awards a double degree (Master in Management and Master of Science) and connects students with inspiring people and ideas. Our mission is to provide an outstanding educational experience to tomorrow's leaders, equipping them with the expertise, skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on the world."
— Michelle Sisto, Associate Dean
"I am thrilled to offer our students a programme that will make the experience of learning exciting, cutting edge and meaningful and will enable them to address the business challenges confronting the world today."
— Christine Coisne, Associate Professor Master 1 programme director
Our teaching methods are aimed to give you the core competencies necessary to compete in a complex and competitive business environment. You will learn to deepen your analytical thinking, develop practical skills, and design creative strategies for business success.
Our methodology includes:
♦ Ccore curriculum
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning
♦ Personal performance coaching
Professor - Head of Faculty (Marketing)
Professor - Strategic Management & Business History
Professor - Coordinator for Strategy Courses, EDHEC Master
Associate Professor - MSc SOC Director
Professor - Director of LL.M Law & Tax Management - Coordinator for Law Courses, EDHEC Master
Professor - MBA Executive Director
Associate Professor - Director MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Professor - Head of Faculty
Business Ethics, Philosophy
Professor - Head of Faculty (Law)
Business Ethics, Law
Associate Professor - Programme Director Msc in Marketing Management
Associate Professor - Coordinator for Finance & Economics Courses, EDHEC Master - Coordinator of the Department of Economics and Finance
Research Director, Holder of the chair Criminal Risks Management
Associate Dean for Faculty and Research - Professor - Director of LegalEdhec Research Centre, Co-Head of LL.M Law & Tax Management
Professor - Head of MSc Creative Business / Coordinator for Culture & Society Courses, EDHEC Master & EDHEC BBA / Head of Culture & Society
Entrepreneurship, Family Business
Associate Professor - Head of Pedagogical Innovation
Head of Faculty (Management & Strategy) & Professor
Professor - Assistant Dean, Intercontinental Honours Track & International Academic Affairs
Socio-Cultural France Socio-Cultural
France takes a panoramic view of the socio-cultural complexity of the environments in which French business takes place. It uses an historical perspective to evaluate French industrial, retail, service and high tech businesses and draws links between educational and political ideals, the orientation of the French consumer, and strategic behaviours. After having taken this course you will be able to recognize and speak knowledgeably about contemporary France - its famous politicians, its social structure and its business dynamics.
This seminar will instruct you in ways of promoting yourself in a concise and impressive manner. You will acquire pitching skills through 5 e-learning modules and practice in front of professionals to briefly present yourself to a variety of stakeholders
Studying abroad will deepen your exposure to the political, economic and social dynamics that influence today’s business world. This global insight can greatly improve your management practices and your intercultural awareness. The knowledge and experience gained while studying abroad will set you apart on the international recruitment market and give you skills that last a lifetime.
- Richard PERRIN, Executive Director for International Relations
If you wish to have the competative edge in the career market, then you can opt for EDHEC’s double degree agreements with leading international universities.
Enrich your global profile and develop a specialisation in a specific field in management (Information Technology, Human Resources, Supply Chain Management, Data Analytics, etc.) during this two-semester programme (one full academic year) which replaces the Master 2 year at EDHEC.
The list of global academic partners can be accessed here.
You may complete a short- term or full year exchange in your final year of study or between your Master 1 and Master 2. These study abroad opportunities will allow you to explore new subjects, develop your international reach and realise a professional project.
The Stanford Summer International Honors Program (SIHP) combines top notch teaching with cultural, social and geographical activities. As an EDHEC Master 1 student you can study for 8 weeks on the Palo Alto campus. A large set of courses are available in topics such as innovation, data management, oral communication and economics.
Upon completion of the required courses, you will receive a Stanford SIS Certificate.
EDHEC Career Centre helps you to master your career plan. The Career Centre organises numerous training and recruitment events, on- and off-campus, to prepare you for challenging international recruitment processes and to help you network with potential employers. We also oversee the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme; a simulation of a real-life assessment centre that helps you to define and achieve your career goals. Unique in Europe, the TI&CD programme evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement on managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The Career Centre in concert with the TI&CD programme gives you the skills to find your first job and ensures that you are prepared to excel once employed.
The EDHEC Career Centre is a one-stop-shop for career development. As of year 1, it offers an integrated career programme designed for you to define and achieve your career goals: the Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD) programme.
Define your career plan and master international recruitment processes.
The EDHEC Career Centre assists you in defining your career plan by focussing on three key areas:
Gain experience and develop your international exposure. The choice of an internship is crucial when planning a professional career path. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC. During this period, the Career Centre continues to support you in your job search and career planning.
Fine-tune your career plan. The Career Centre helps you design your job-search strategy and assess your recent work experience and managerial competencies. The TI&CD programme, unique in Europe, evaluates and assesses your strengths and areas of improvement based on 8 managerial competencies defined by international recruiters. The TI&CD is a real career booster enabling EDHEC students to assess and hone their managerial competencies to be particularly efficient in their first job.
List of services Career Center provides:
Every year EDHEC Career Centre organises a number of events throughout the year to give its students an opportunity to learn about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where they might like to work with.
Learn more about the various events organised by career center department.
► Please Note : Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2018.
(1) Except for London School of Economics, Florida International University, George Washington University & HEC Montréal
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ Bachelor degree (3 or 4 year or equivalent).
♦ GMAT (≥ 550), GRE, Tage Mage or CAT (for Indian students only).
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests/certificates
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
Admission to the EDHEC Master programmes is highly selective. Normal entrance requirements include: a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited school, college, or university; academic excellence; superior scholastic potential (certified by GMAT, GRE, Tage Mage or CAT scores); and English language proficiency. Admission decisions are made on the basis of your overall profile as reflected in the application pack.
Successful candidates come from a wide range of education backgrounds and experiences. They also display distinguished academic excellence, strong analytical skills, interpersonal competencies, international awareness, have proven motivation to undertake the programme, the capacity to make significant contributions to EDHEC Business School’s learning environment, and the potential to succeed as professionals, managers and leaders in the related field of study. The Selection Committee relies heavily on profiles, motivation letters, recommendation letters, and CVs.
The online service will enable you to apply for every Masters programme offered at EDHEC Business School - Master in Management (MiM) or Master of Science (MSc). Your application file will be processed by the Admissions Team and sent to the Selection Committee for appraisal. You will be informed by email of the evolution of your file including the final decision.
♦ If you are a new user, you must create your account / Sign up.
♦ If you already have an account (candidate EDHEC student), please jump directly to step 5 by clicking on the "Apply online" button. It means you are already in the system, so there is no need to "create your account".
♦ After creating your own account you will receive a validation e-mail. Click on the link provided in this mail to activate your account.
♦ You will then receive a confirmation containing your personal login and password.
♦ Once you register or if you already have a valid EDHEC account, access the online-application form and enter your login.
♦ To avoid losing your information during your application, please do not refresh the current page or go back to the previous one without saving your application first.
♦ Your application may be done in several stages. The information entered each time will not be lost.
♦ Before going to the tab "Payment", please check that you have not forgotten any element of your application file and that all the information is correct. Further modifications will not be possible after payment has been made.
♦ Application fees must be paid online.
♦ After validation, your application will reach to the final stage and no reimbursement will be possible, even in the event of your withdrawal.
♦ If you encounter any technical problems during the completion of your online application, please send an email to: Contact_iol@edhec.edu
♦ Important Note: Please use only ONE email address to submit your Online Application and to communicate with the Admissions team.
EDHEC offers various scholarships & financial aids based on merit and financial need of the student. The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs also offers a large number of grants and scholarships. Lastly, students accepted to EDHEC are entitled to apply for private loans to cover the cost of their tuition fees.
The EIFFEL Scholarship offers financial support to high-achieving international candidates. It awards about €1200 per month. The scholarship is financed and managed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
Who can apply:
Any students under 30 years with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
EDHEC offers scholarships to support high-profile candidates based on the excellence of their academic profile, impressive experience and extracurricular activities. A request for financial aid must be made at the time of application via the Financial Aid & Scholarship Form.
Who can apply:
EDHEC scholarships are reserved for applicants with excellent profiles:
When is the deadline:
for Indian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in India. This scholarship is offered to two Indian students with an excellent academic background and clear career objectives.
Who can apply: Indian students who have been accepted into EDHEC's Master in Management programmes with high ranks from our selection committee.
When is the deadline: Students should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered a Russian citizens and students graduated from Russian Universities with an excellent academic background, clear academic vison and career objectives.
Who can apply: Russian students who have been accepted with high ranks from our faculty in one of EDHEC’s 1-year MSc programmes.
When is the deadline: Students (applying for MSc programme) should complete their application file before 31st March and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 21st April.
French Embassies offer a number of scholarships which are available for excellent students from all over the world.
More information: Please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in your country
Campus France is a French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility. Campus France manages CampusBourses, a grant search engine that is an essential tool for financing your education in France.
More information: CampusBourses: grant search engine
Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux: This scholarship is available for both French and international students living in France for more than 2 years with very low income.
More information: Les Bourses sur Critères Sociaux (in French)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
For more information on Federal Direct and PLUS loans please contact the admissions office:
The International Students Office helps international students to resolve any administrative or transitional tasks (visa application, accommodation, insurance etc.) during their stay in France.
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GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
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EDHEC offers scholarships and financial aid to candidates with excellent profiles. External financial aid is also available to EDHEC applicants.
What is the EIFFEL Scholarship?
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What is the EDHEC Career Center?
Complementary courses in French are offered to all international students enrolled in our MSc programmes. Our French classes cover all learning levels, from complete beginner to advanced study. The goal is to support your acculturation to French culture and give you the linguistic foundation—grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing and listening—to express yourself in the French language.