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Applications for September 2020 still accepted

Participants affected by the global pandemic and who are not able to attend the first face to face residential week(s) will be able to fully participate online. Do get in touch to discuss your personal circumstances.

Programme structure

​Delivered in three semesters, the programme takes you on an experiential journey to Paris, Lille and Sophia Antipolis (France), Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Raleigh (US) and Suzhou (China), with 12 core courses, two professional development core courses and six specialisation modules delivered in a blended format.

Twelve core modules to acquire or strengthen business fundamentals

The core modules offer a general understanding of the key business functions of companies and general managerial skills:
  • Six modules delivered off-campus (webinars)
  • Six modules delivered on campus during the residential weeks (one per residential week).

Leadership Lab and Developing A Global Mindset: develop your global leadership skills

These two additional core modules run throughout the programme and are designed to support you in developing your leadership and cross-cultural skills.

Six specialisation modules to gain new management skills

Entrepreneurship and Innovation through webinars and online courses - 6 modules
Whether seeking to expand globally and enter new territories, to foster innovation within your company, or to explore the launch of a new business venture, it is essential to develop entrepreneurship skills in a global context.

Project Management through self-paced/online learning - 6 modules
This concentration enables you to develop the skills, sense of initiative and the agile and global mindset essential
for leading new projects or project-based organisations.

Capstone Project

Each participant, guided by a supervisor, must present his or her business project to a jury. The objectives are to:
  • Apply new knowledge and skills
  • Develop a professional project or carry out an in-depth strategic study
  • Use rigorous research methodology for concrete results
  • Enhance analytical and critical thinking.

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