MSc International Strategy and Influence

 

 

Programme courses

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Courses by semester & credits

 
Semester 1, mandatory courses
 
  • Competitive Intelligence, 4 credits
    The different cultural and contextual approaches and methods of competitive intelligence in firms and states.

  • Knowledge Management4 credits 
    Knowledge Management as a new step in the management development in the Knowledge Economy 
     
  • International Strategy3 credits 
    Understand the multi-faceted dimensions of global strategy.

  • Critical Thinking and Methods3 credits 
    Qualitative research methods and thinking to analyse professional management issues.
     
  • Digital Business and Innovation3 credits 
    Challenges and opportunities introduced by digitalisation on examples of successful as well as unsuccessful business practices.

  • Organisation Dynamics3 credits 
    The challenges of monitoring and dissemination of strategic information according to organizational configurations and dynamics.

  • Consulting Project (1): Contracting3 credits 
    Business development, negotiation and contracting phases of a real consulting mission.

  • Employability and Career, 1 credit

    Electives (two choices among three)
  • Multicultural Managementcredits 
    The impact of culture in shaping different cultural mindsets and attitudes, and how these influence strategic business and corporate organisation.

  • Corporate Strategy & Governance3 credits 
    The role of shareholders and the board of directors in strategic decisions, management performance and company’s growth.

  • Géostratégie (in French)3 credit
    The role of competitive intelligence and influence in the development of a firm’s strategy in the context of international business.

TOTAL SEMESTER 1, 30 credits



Semester 2, mandatory courses
 
  • Strategies for Growth, 3 credits 
    Advanced knowledge on growth strategy formulation and evaluation.

  • International Merger & Acquisition, 2 credits
    The strategic and financial dimensions of international 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 Network Analysis, 3 credits
    Social networking as a strategic management practice for knowledge sharing and influence.

  • Knowledge & Data Analysis, 2 credits
    Methodologies for collecting, processing and analysing data and to transform it into strategic knowledge.

  • Consulting project (2): Delivering, 3 credits​
    Data collection, analysis and delivering phases of the consulting mission initiated in semester 1.
      
Elective Track Strategic Consulting (only full track allowed)
  • Advanced strategic models, 3 credits 
    Theories, methodologies and tools of strategic consulting

  • Strategic consulting, 2 credits 
    Transferring methods and tools of executive consulting in the field of strategy and organisation management

  • Preparing for consulting jobs, 3 credits
    The skills and attitudes to be a consultant and develop in the job

  • Risk analysis, 2 credits
    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, 2 credits 
  • Sécurité économique, 3 credits

  • Web 3.0 - Internet: menaces ou atouts pour l'entreprise, 3 credits

  • Gestion de crise, 2 credits

  • Visite direction sureté groupe industriel français


  • Employability and Career, 1 credit

 

TOTAL SEMESTER 2, 30 credits
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  • Dissertation, 30 credits 


TOTAL FULL YEAR: 90 credits
 
 
 
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