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M1 International Business

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  • Places available
    30
  • Language(s) of instruction
    English
Présentation
Objectives

Specific tuition fees apply (6200 euros per year - M1 and M2), including access to all university facilities and an off campus seminar (informal events are also frequently organized). These fees apply to all students, regardless of their nationality. The fees can be paid in installments between the time of registration and December 31st.

The MIB program aims at providing students with general and disciplinary knowledge and expertise in the various domains of international business. This includes:

Good knowledge of business systems and processes at both strategic and operational levels;
Strong understanding of the global business environment, and its recent major trends;
Applied management skills in international settings;
Comprehensive view of business functions (human resource management, marketing, operations, supply chain, and more);

In addition, the MIB program provides students with cross-disciplinary skills such as:

Good synthesis and analysis capabilities
Organizing and project management skills
Methodological skills

Location
GUYANCOURT
Course Prerequisites

This program is designed for all, regardless of their country of origin or citizenship. Recruitment for this program is worldwide. The minimum admission requirements are: 2-year-program (Year 1+ Year 2) : a bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution (3 years, approx.120 U.S credit hours or 180 ECTS); in ANY discipline, including international relations, business, engineering, sciences and humanities. The program is taught in English in a French university. No prior knowledge of French is required to attend but candidates must demonstrate sufficient mastery in English (B2 level or higher, TOEIC 790, IELTS 5,5, TOEFL IBT 80 - CBT 213 – PBT 550). Prior work experience is not required but a plus. There is no rigid requirement as to length or nature of international experience but students should have a clear interest in the international environment (studying, travelling, living and/or working abroad,). Alternatively, applicants who do not meet the requirements stated above, but have significant formal training, relevant professional experience, and/or knowledge or expertise that would prepare them adequately for successful study in the MIB program may be granted admission upon approval from the program’s directors.

Skills
  • Understand the context, acquire the knowledge base and proficiently use basic management tools.

  • Steer international projects.

  • Steer international strategies, from development to deployment.

  • Appreciate culture diversity and understand what motivates stakeholders in an organisation and the project it is engaged in.

  • Proficiently use communication tools and adapt to the specificities of organisations and stakeholders.

  • Produce knowledge within a company through a scientific, reflective and analytical approach.

Post-graduate profile

First promotion in progress.
Master 2 graduates should obtain various positions in large groups or SME-SMIs, in France or abroad. The positions held should be management positions in various sectors, all over the world:

business manager,
project manager,
IT manager,
marketing and communication manager,
engineer in charge of business,
sales manager,
account manager,
company manager, etc.

The knowledge acquired and the skills developed with this program also make it possible to carry out an international business creation project.

Career prospects

MIB is for those who are looking to start or accelerate a career in international business. As a general management prorgam, the opportunities include all types of management positions in large international groups and in various sectors:
-project manager,
-IT manager,
-Logistics manager,
-Purchasing manager,
-Marketing and communication manager,
-engineer in charge of business,
-Sales manager,
-customer service representative.

The knowledge acquired and the skills developed with this program also make it possible to carry out an international business creation project.

Collaboration(s)
Laboratories

Laboratoire de recherche en Management.

Programme

The first semester consists of three introductory units to management, its processes, functions and environment.

Subjects ECTS Lecture directed study practical class Lecture/directed study Lecture/practical class directed study/practical class distance-learning course Project Supervised studies
General Management 3 21
Entrepreneurship 3 21
Subjects ECTS Lecture directed study practical class Lecture/directed study Lecture/practical class directed study/practical class distance-learning course Project Supervised studies
Introducing France & French Culture 3 21
European Business Law and Taxation 3 21
Economics for managers 3 21
Business English or Français des Affaires 1 3 21
Subjects ECTS Lecture directed study practical class Lecture/directed study Lecture/practical class directed study/practical class distance-learning course Project Supervised studies
Marketing 3 21
Human Resource Management 3 21
Finance 3 21
Accounting 3 21

The second semester consists of two units dedicated to the development of transversal and methodological knowledge and skills.

Subjects ECTS Lecture directed study practical class Lecture/directed study Lecture/practical class directed study/practical class distance-learning course Project Supervised studies
Strategic Management 3 21
Project Management 3 21
Change management 1 3 21
Subjects ECTS Lecture directed study practical class Lecture/directed study Lecture/practical class directed study/practical class distance-learning course Project Supervised studies
Methods for Business Research 1 and Internship 15 35
Information Tools and Skills 3 21
Business English or Français des Affaires 2 3 21
Modalités de candidatures
Application period
From 01/03/2021 to 31/05/2021
From 30/08/2021 to 12/09/2021
Compulsory supporting documents
  • Copy of the last diploma.

  • Copy of passport.

  • Certificate of English level (compulsory for non-English speakers).

    (The program is taught in English in a French university. No prior knowledge of French is required to attend but candidates must demonstrate sufficient mastery in English (B2 level or higher, TOEIC 790, IELTS 5,5, TOEFL IBT 80 - CBT 213 – PBT 550).)
  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Motivation letter.

  • All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.

Additional supporting documents
  • Recomendation letter (compulsory for non-international applicants).

  • Letter of recommendation or internship evaluation.

  • Document at your convenience.

  • Employer letter.

  • Letter of recommendation from a trainee.

  • VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).

Contact(s)
Course manager(s)
Francois GOXE - francois.goxe@uvsq.fr
Michael VIEGAS-PIRES - michael.viegas-pires@uvsq.fr
Administrative office
Junchao SUN - junchao.sun@uvsq.fr
Admission
Registration fees

Specific tuition fees apply (6200 euros per year - M1 and M2), including access to all university facilities and an off campus seminar (informal events are also frequently organized). These fees apply to all students, regardless of their nationality. The fees can be paid in installments between the time of registration and December 31st.

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