The "Grandes Ecoles" which are distinct from universities are specific to the French educational system. The model of engineering schools created by Napoleon in the 19th century to train the technical elite of the nation was adopted and adapted by the Chambers of Commerce to train French company leaders. Most French Business Schools are still run by Chambers of Commerce.The selection procedure is based on competitive entrance examinations and is very strict. For example only one in 31 applicants is admitted (2006/2007 average).
Bac+3 – Management and Management techniques
3rd year sandwich course (school-company). One semester in a partner school or university abroad
Bac+4 – International Management
2 years in France and 2 years abroad with a wide choice of partners
"Master of International Management" after a 5th year (after selection, thanks to the IPBS, International Partnership of Business Schools).
Bac+5 Master: School of Technology & Management
Program preparing students to management in a technological environment. TEMA is a partner ECP, Ecole Centrale Paris. In the 5th year, TEMA students have the possibility to follow modules of the Specialized Master in Technology and management In ECP.
After 2 years in a preparation class or a Bac+2 diploma:
Sup de Co Grande Ecole - Sup de Co Graduate School
Bac+5 Master of Management
Generalist Management School. One of the best French management programs, Sup de Co prepares students to assume responsibilities in international companies.
Specialized Masters - Masters of Science:
10 to 16 month professionalising training
Masters in International Financial Analysis, Services Management and Client Relations Management, Business Development & Key Account Management, Technological Innovation and Bio-industries, Asset Management, Retail Management, Entrepreneurship, Management Control, Risk Management and Planning...
Partnership with ECRICOME.
International MBA - Executive MBA :
MBA training is aimed at executives looking for fast development of their management skills and competences in an international environment.
The International MBA is a full time program. The Executive MBA is a part time program which enables executives to continue their professional activity while giving it strong strategic added value.
Executive Education :
Taylor made programs for senior executives.
Thanks to several decades of experience and prestigious references, the management of Executive Education training has adopted an original positioning in the graduate business school environment. Our audiences are professionals in activity whose expectations focus on learning modes centered on experience and methods.
1 year study program offering guaranteed employment (providing the student obtains his diploma) and a career in retailing.
Reims Management School (RMS) in partnership with CORA offers students a category management apprentice course providing them with the possibility of advancing to Department Manager and Store Manager Positions.
The Institut de Formation Commerciale (Institute for Commercial Training) prepares trainees to the national examination organised by the National Committee for Medical Visiting, a Level III certified* qualification.
Public : BAC-BAC+1-BAC+2 - employees: junior executives - job seekers
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