MASTER OF SCIENCEBusiness Consulting & Decision Intelligence



Value proposition

Why choose this MSc in business consulting

The MSc offers forward-looking training which covers cutting edge theoretical developments, tools and methods in the fields of consulting, business and competitive intelligence. It is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice by systematically relying on industry experts’ testimonials, real-life business cases and company projects.

Particular features include:
  • ​During fall semester, students enjoy the same courses in both campuses. In spring semester, students will follow different specialisation tracks depending in which campus they are. Thus, the choice of campus will be driven from the beginning of the academic year based on the preferred specialisation track.
  • Designed by internationally recognized academics together with top business consultants/analysts and competitive intelligence specialists.
  • Unique business optimization approaches based on a combination of digital technologies, competitive intelligence and business acumen.
  • Exclusive access to top consulting firms. Recruitment activities take place on both Campuses along the two semesters.
  • During the two semesters, our students will run consulting projects with multinational companies, think tanks, high tech SMEs, among others which are part of the Master ecosystem.​

Programme directors 

Miguel Suarez, originally from Peru, is an associate professor of SKEMA Business School, based on the Sophia Antipolis campus. He holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica, an MBA joint degree from Instituto de Empresa and London Business School and a PhD in Global Supply Chain Management from Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). Miguel gained 22 years of professional experience as a business consultant and industry manager in international companies. Miguel is fond of acting as a professional coach of his programme’s students. His deep knowledge of the job consulting market, his vast international professional network and his vision of the industry have proved to be valuable assets when advising his students in their career plans.

Here's Miguel's LinkedIn page


christophe-bisson.jpgChristophe BISSON is is an associate professor of SKEMA Business School, based on the Paris campus. He holds a Ph.D. in Competitive Intelligence from Aix-Marseille Université, France and a postgraduate certificate in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Helsinki, Finlande. He explores and develops new anticipation and strategic systems augmented by artificial intelligence. He has received international and national award for his work​, such as the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence International Academic Award in 2017, and has won research funds from the American National Science Foundation, the European Union, etc. Christophe is a member of the board of directors or scientific committee of several international and national organisations..


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