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Two-Year MSc

 

 

Programme


​​​Programme Details 

(all courses taught in English) 
  
The courses of study on the French and international campuses are all similar. They are, however, localised to the European, Chinese (Doing Business in Asia) and North American (Doing Business in America) perspectives concerning: courses taught, local professors, and specifi​c courses (languages, culture). This localisation is relevant to the continent/campus.
 
 
SEMESTER 1
 
ADVANCED BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 30 credits

For students with a background in management

Mandatory courses:
  • Strategy
  • Marketing of Innovation
  • Organisation & Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Operations and IS
  • Entrepreneurship or Cultural Awareness 1: Living and Working abroad
  • Foreign language: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  • Sustainable Performance
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Optional: Special achievements/Sports/Student clubs/ Community services

  
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, 30 credits

For students with NO background in management 

This course list is not yet finalised:
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Sociology & Economics
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign language 1: English
  • Foreign language 2:  Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
  • Foreign language 3: Chinese, French, Portuguese
  • Project Management
  • Professional and Personal Development
 

SEMESTER 2
 
GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT, 30 credits

Mandatory courses:

  • Innovation and Economic Transformation
  • International Negotiation
  • Seminar in Design Thinking
  • International Finance
  • Cultural Awareness 2:
    Living and Working abroad
  • Foreign Language
    One language to choose (out of 7):
    Arabic/Chinese/German/Italian/Portuguese/Spanish/Russian
  • Professional and Personal Development
  • Optional: Special achievements/Sports/Student clubs/ Community services
  • Corporate Governance
 
The first year of the Two-Year MSc is worth a total of 60 credits and is taught over one year.
 
To validate the first year of the Two-Year MSc programme and progress to the final year specialisation, a student must:
     
     > Obtain 60 ECTS credits
     > Obtain a GPA of 12/20 minimum
 
The choice for the MSc specialisation must be taken before starting the Two-Year MSc
 
The above details are for information only and may be changed by the school without prior notice.


GAIN VALUABLE WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE USA 

SKEMA students enrolled in the International Business or Financial Markets & Investments specialisations in Raleigh who are not American citizens or permanent residents of the USA may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). OPT permits eligible students to apply for an Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) allowing them to work in their field of study in the USA for up to 12 months without applying for a new visa. Eligibility requirements: finish their final two semesters in Raleigh and successfully complete all coursework. 








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