The MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting attracts disciplined and creative minds that are able to perform in complex environments. With this challenging programme, you will develop management consulting skills and strategic thinking to deal with business realities and perspectives. The programme prepares you for a wide range of positions where critical thinking, intellectual agility and a multidisciplinary understanding of strategy-related issues are important. Three concentrations are offered during the second semester, to allow the students to acquire specific skills depending on their career choices. Students can discuss with the MSc SOC Director and the career center if they need help to finalise their choice.
Location: Remote in July-August (self paced)
Lille Campus from September to May
Start Date: July 2022
Deadline to apply: 30-Jun-22
The MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting has teamed-up with one of the best players in the management consulting industry and the pioneer of consulting in transformation: Capgemini Invent. Building on their shared values of excellence and relevance, both EDHEC Business School and Capgemini Invent have set up the challenge of endowing EDHEC students registered in the Consulting Concentration with advanced capabilities in demanding fields such as strategic analysis, project management, and change management. Capgemini Invent offers its ground-breaking intellectual capabilities to the MSc students by sharing its best practices and challenging them on numerous demanding sides of their future positions as management consultants.
"Capgemini Invent decided to pursue and extend its partnership with EDHEC Business School. EDHEC’s mantra to “Make an Impact” resonates with Capgemini Invent’s objective to be a “Leader for Leaders”. By supporting the high profile and academically demanding MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting, our consultants share their expertise and know-how through innovative learning experiences including real life consulting cases on top of interactive courses. We are proud to be EDHEC’s longest programme partner and intend to continue to recruit top talents from this leading Business School."
—Khalid El Haddaoui - Campus Manager
“ New technologies are disrupting today’s world business environment. Sopra Steria Next is on the front line to accompany businesses to adapt their models towards an increasingly digital world. Sharing with EDHEC students our expertise and how new technologies can be game-changers is not only a pleasure but a requirement for tomorrow’s leaders graduating from EDHEC. We are proud to build the future with EDHEC Business School while consolidating our partnership.”
Léa BERNARD, Transportation Consultant
Thomas CAILLOUX, Transportation Consultant
Maxence PUTON, Automotive Consultant
The MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting programme prepares you for a wide range of positions where critical thinking, intellectual agility and a multidisciplinary understanding of strategy-related issues are important.
July – May: academic courses / June onwards: work experience
♦ 18-month full-time programme: 1-year academic & 4-6-month internship/work placement
♦ Taught entirely in English
♦ A mix of foundation courses, core courses, electives & concentrations
♦ Talent Identification & Career Development (TI&CD)
♦ Master Project
♦ French Classes
♦ Cross-Industry Strategic Analysis
♦ Digital Operations
♦ Business Intelligence
♦ Financial Advisory
The personal and professional benefits of an internship are immense and long-lasting. Expanding your global contact network is no different. During your internships abroad you will develop valuable business relationships that will take your career goals to an international level. Many students find their jobs as a result of internships during their time at EDHEC.
The Master Project allows you to put acquired knowledge and skills into practice. If you prove your ability to perform high-quality research, EDHEC faculty or members of its research centres may, working under their supervision, offer you the opportunity to deliver your Master Project in the form of applied research.
ACCENTURE, CAPGEMINI INVENT, DANONE, DELOITTE, EY, KPMG,
MAZARS, PWC, SIA PARTNERS, WAVESTONE.
“The MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting enables students to combine a strategic perspective as well as an organisational intelligence to contribute decisively to transformation initiatives. Our ambition is to equip our students with all the necessary skills that will allow them to offer added value to top Consulting Firms and Corporate Strategy Departments. The programme combines contemporary insights from our sponsors along with rigorous academic frameworks illustrated primarily through cases.
By leveraging my 30 years of experience as a consultant at Booz Allen and McKinsey, and also as a leader with global responsibilities at PepsiCo and GSK, I am proud to have been selected by EDHEC Business School to contribute to this programme. ”
— Michel Philippart
Our learning and teaching methods enable you to acquire the advanced knowledge and 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:
♦ Core curriculum
♦ Blended learning
♦ Applied learning
♦ Personal performance coaching
You will take three of these 5 foundation courses in an online format in the July/August period. According to your background, the Selection Committee may require specific classes or you may choose three courses from this list.
This Basics in Statistics module presents the basic principles of statistical data analysis (description, estimation, testing), as well as the most common statistical methods such as linear regression.
Concentration in Strategic Finance & Competitive Intelligence
The academic architecture of the concentration is geared to the support of corporate functions in large organizations. It provides students with knowledge and skills enabling them to address multi-functional business cases and corporate challenges.
The academic architecture of the concentration provides students with capabilities needed to assist organizations in solving multi-disciplinary issues as external service providers. Capgemini Invent is partnering with the school to help students build their capabilities in the field of management consulting while preparing them for the realities, perspectives, and challenges of the sector.
Concentration in Corporate Resource Strategy and Management
The academic architecture of the concentration provides students with a deeper understanding of the key resources of the firm: the human resources and the suppliers. It establishes the links between those resources and the purpose of most industrial firms, the service of other corporate clients.
Our MSc students have the opportunity to apply for a study tour. The objective is to immerse them into a real professional and cultural environment in order to get acquainted with specific industry practices. As an illustration, our past study tours have focused on the creative economy in Montréal; on innovative businesses in San Francisco, Berlin, Paris; on value creation in the film industry in Bulgaria; on new tech in Dublin, on the legal industry and LegalTech in London…
Learners will be invited to engage in deep personal reflection about their leadership by using the specific methods and tools developed by the Leadership Development Chair and Potentialife: Art of Questioning, Reflexive dialogical practice with oneself and in groups, journaling, testing through micro actions…
Professor - Dean of Faculty and Research
Lecturer, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
European Legal Strategy
Operations & Supply Chain, Strategic Management
Organizational Behaviour, Family Business
Professor, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
Family Business, Business History, Strategic Management
Professor - Head of Faculty Marketing
Social Network Analytics, Information Systems
Associate Professor - Coordinator of Accounting and Control Department
Professor - Co-director of LL.M Law & Tax Management - Member of EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Data Science, Economics & Finance
Professor & Director, MSc in Management Studies
MBA Executive Director & Professor
Head of Leadership Development Chair & Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Head of Modern Languages & Professor
Associate Professor & Researcher at the EDHEC Value Creation Research Centre
Head of Faculty (Law), Professor & Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Law, Business ethics
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, Academic Director of the Msc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Director of the EDHEC Value Creation research centre - Academic Director of MSc Financial Management in European Apprenticeship Track - Director of Executive MBA & Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Economics Research Centre
Financial Analysis, Banking, Management Control
Director Business Management track, Programme Director MSc in Marketing Management & Professor
Associate Professor, Director of the Open-leadership Chair
Associate Professor and Coordinator International Academic Affairs
Professor of Strategy
Operations & Supply Chain
Assistant Professor - Marketing
Head of EDHEC Family Business Research Centre - Associate Professor
Operations & Supply Chain
Associate Professor, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Data Sciences, Finance and Economics, Member of the Economics research Centre
Associate Professor, Researcher at the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute, September 2020
Associate Professor, member of the EDHEC Family Business Research Centre
Associate Professor & Deputy Head of Faculty (Marketing)
Professor, Member of the Economics Research Centre
EDHEC International BBA Director - Management Studies & Professor
Research Director, Head of the chair Criminal Risks Management, Lecturer
Professor & Director MSc in Strategy, Organisation & Consulting
Operations & Supply Chain
Director of the EDHEC Foresight, Innovation & Transformation Chair - Professor
Innovation Management, Strategic Management, Technology Management, Strategy
Professor - Director of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute, Co-Head of LL.M Law & Tax Management - Professor
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Family Business Centre
Professor - Director of the MSc in Creative Business & Social Innovation
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor of Decision Science
Associate Professor, Member of the EDHEC Augmented Law Institute
Corporate Social Responsability
Operations & Supply Chain
Professor, Head of Faculty (Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Operations)
Data Science, Data Science
BOOST YOUR CAREER
Understanding and developing the attributes and skills employers require is key to employability. This is why the EDHEC Career Centre offers a programme specifically designed to help master’s students define and achieve their career goals ‒ the EDHEC Career Booster. The programme looks at students' specific needs, wants and goals in the context of their professional development and matches them to job-market requirements.
Eighty percent of our EDHEC Career Services for students are tailored to individual needs and career goals.
YOUR CAREER GOALS
Through a four-step programme, which includes self- and 360-degree assessment, you will get to know yourself better, identify your strengths, key attributes and areas for development, and define your career goals and job-search strategy. You will benefit from year-round individual career advice from dedicated counsellors, external experts and coaches, both on campus and remotely, as well as personalised coaching based on our in‑house assessment.
YOUR CAREER TRAINING
Through voluntary and mandatory career training, workshops, CV clinics and assessment centres, you will hone your skills and learn to master the most competitive recruitment processes. As an MSc student, you will benefit from customised training by industry, market and function, in addition to individual mock interviews, including technical interviews and case practice. EDHEC Career Centre also offers a fully online career development programme that allows you to train at your own pace, in line with your goals.
YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
EDHEC Career Centre organises more than 120 events annually, focusing on industry-specific insights or jobs, market trends and companies. It also organises four company trips to Dublin, London, Luxembourg and Paris. You will have access to exclusive internships and job offers.
List of services Career Centre 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 the career centre department.
► Please Note: Applications are received and evaluated on a rolling basis until 30th of June 2022.
All of EDHEC's full-time MSc programs are accredited by the CEFDG at the Grade Master level. Enrolled students are eligible for a Temporary Resident Permit (or APS for Autorisation Provisoire de Séjour) at the end of the program.
We are looking for intellectual talent with a history of achieving high-level goals.
♦ 3-year bachelor degree minimum
♦ Strong GMAT or GRE or TAGE MAGE or CAT* official test score report. (CAT* for Indian students only).
♦ Acceptable English proficiency tests
♦ Letter of motivation
♦ Academic transcripts
♦ 2 letters of recommendation
♦ Online interview to complete
► "English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver."
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. The Selection Committee takes place once a month in Fall and twice a month in Spring. 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 25-year-old with an excellence profile:
When is the deadline: Complete applications must be sent to EDHEC before 1st December
To note: EIFFEL and EDHEC scholarships cannot be combined.
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:
EDHEC scholarships are not cumulative
To apply for Women in Finance & Data Science Scholarship, students should be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or graduate Degree programme in Data Science, Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics or Finance. They will need to submit an essay (1000-1500 words) along with their application demonstrating initiatives they have taken in the field of Data Science or Finance and what objectives they have been able to achieve in those sectors. They should also explain how the Master of their choice will contribute to their future career plan.
The scholarship covers 35 % of the tuition fees. The deadline to apply 31 March 2022.
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 (2 scholarships of 50% for MiM Programmes) 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 15th May and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 31st May.
for Russian Students
The Co-Financed Scholarship is a joint initiative of EDHEC Business School & Embassy of France in Russia. This scholarship is offered to the Russian citizens and to Russian students (1 scholarship of 100% for MSc programmes) 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 should complete their application file before 15th May and if accepted, must confirm their seats before 31st May..
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 the grant search engine
QS-EDHEC Scholarship is an exclusive scholarship to attendees of the QS World Grad School Tour. Scholarship value: 50% of tuition fees
Please follow this link to learn more about this scholarship.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The Make an impact scholarship is open to Master in Management and Master of Science applicants.
Students who want to apply for the Make an impact scholarship will need to submit an essay of 1000-1500 words along with their application, detailing their career plan.
The essay should describe their prior experience, explain how the Master of their choice will contribute to their career plan and, their personal motives for making an impact on UN sustainable development goals throughout their career.
The scholarship covers 25% of tuition fees. The application deadline is 30 June 2022.
The International Students Office (ISO) assists students to settle in smoothly in France by organising orientation events and multicultural seminars to welcome international students to EDHEC Campuses in Lille and Nice. The team guides students with administrative procedures before their arrival and during their stay and answers all questions about French systems (medical and home insurances, banks, resident permits, etc.).
What are the deadlines to apply for the programmes?
Do you accept scanned documents?
Should the application file and the two recommendation letters be typed or written freehand?
Will the International Admissions’ team contact the referees to send the letters of recommendation?
Will my referees receive an automatic confirmation when they send the letters by email?
Will I have an interview with the Programme Manager?
How is the Online interview conducted?
Can I apply for more than one programme?
English proficiency test
What are the expected scores?
What is the EDHEC's institution code for the TOEFL?
Can I apply for a waiver?
► English native speakers or those holding a degree taught in English (minimum 3 years) are eligible for an English Test waiver.
What is the difference between the MIM and MSc?
Is there any help for students on campus regarding housing?
GRE and Tage Mage accepted. CAT also accepted for Indian students only.
What is the EDHEC's code for GMAT?
Is GMAT compulsory?
Why is GMAT compulsory for most of our programmes?
Can I add an unofficial GMAT score report to my application file?
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?
How does financial aid apply to the tuition fees?
What is the EDHEC Career Centre?
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.