MSc International Strategy and Influence



Programme courses


Courses by semester & credits

Semester 1, mandatory courses
  • Globalisation, 3 credits
    Understand the multi-faceted dimensions of global strategy risks

  • Research Methods (1): case studies, 2 credits 
    Qualitative research methods to analyse professional management issues
  • Strategic Analysis from a competitive intelligence perspective, 2 credits 
    The role of competitive intelligence and influence in the development of a firm’s strategy in the context of international business

  • Digital Economy and Innovation, 4 credits 
    Challenges and opportunities introduced by digitalsation on examples of successful as well as unsuccessful business practices
  • Strategy & Business Models, 2 credits 
    Matching business model with strategic posture for firm's performance

  • Competitive Intelligence, 4 credits 
    The different cultural and contextual approaches and methods of competitive intelligence in firms and states

  • Multicultural Management, 4 credits 
    The impact of culture in shaping different cultural mindsets and attitudes, and how these influence strategic business and corporate organisation

  • Sociology of Organisations, 4 credits 
    The challenges of monitoring and dissemination of strategic information according to organisational configurations

  • Knowledge Management, 4 credits 
    Knowledge Management as a new step in the management development in the knowledge economy

  • Professional & Personal Development, 1 credit
TOTAL SEMESTER 1, 30 credits

Semester 2, mandatory courses
  • Consulting Project, 2 credits 
    Real consulting missions to be conducted and delivered by students

  • Merger & Acquisition, 4 credits
    The strategic and financial dimensions of M&A

  • Influence and International Negotiation, 3 credits 
    How to organise, in the workplace and at the State level, an influence strategy or operation to protect the competitiveness of the organisation
  • Social Networking, 4 credits
    Social networking as a strategic management practice for knowledge sharing and influence

  • Research Methods 2, 2 credits

  • Advanced Strategy, 3 credits​
    Advanced knowledge on growth strategy formulation and evaluation
  • Doing Business in China, 3 credits 
    This course aims at identifying and analysing the key success factors of the Chinese economy.

  • Strategic Management of Innovation, 4 credits 
    Innovation management from a strategic perspective, considering that innovation is an essential means for a firm to achieve strategic goals
Elective Track Strategic Consulting (only full track allowed)
  • Advanced strategic models, 1 credit 
    Theories, methodologies and tools of strategic consulting

  • Strategic consulting, 1 credit 
    Transferring methods and tools of executive consulting in the field of strategy and organisation management

  • Preparing for consulting jobs, 1 credit
    The skills and attitudes to be a consultant and develop in the job

  • Risk analysis, 1 credit 
    Corporate strategy from a risk management perspective
Elective Track Sécurité Economique - INHESJ - Taught by l’Institut National des Hautes Etudes de la Sécurité et de la Justice. (taught in French - only full track allowed)
  • ​Nouveaux risques et nouveaux défis, 1 credit 
  • Sécurité économique, 1 credit

  • Web 3.0 - Internet: menaces ou atouts pour l'entreprise, 1 credit

  • Gestion de crise, 1 credit

  • Visite direction sureté groupe industriel français

  • Professional & Personal Development, 1 credit

TOTAL SEMESTER 2, 30 credits

  • Dissertation, 30 credits 

TOTAL FULL YEAR: 90 credits
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