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MASTER OF SCIENCEStrategic Management and Consulting




​​​About the degree

By joining an MSc, students obtain a master of science degree and the "Diploma of Specialised Studies in International Management" (DESMI), a degree approved by France's Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (master's level. More info - text in French). 

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Campus: Paris
Intake: September
Language: English

Progr​​amme outline

The MSc in Strategic Management & Consulting prepares participants to join major strategy consulting firms as well as the strategy departments of the largest companies worldwide.
Participants will have the opportunity to develop and enhance their strategic thinking, analytical skills, quantitative approach, and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, the programme focuses on improving presentation, communication, and social skills, which are essential for working effectively in a consulting team within corporate strategy.

The programme is highly selective and demanding, as it is designed to align with the needs and requirements of top consulting firms for their recruitment processes.

The programme combines core courses on strategic management with specific modules dedicated to developing the consulting skills of the participants. This is achieved through working on strategic consulting projects and sharing experiences with members of top consulting firms, including McKinsey, Bain, BCG, and others. A final master’s thesis allows participants to delve into personalised topics that can prepare them for the next step in their careers in strategic

Why choose this programme

  • This programme offers a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application. It has been designed with the support of experts from top consulting firms, notably from MBB, who also deliver some of the modules.

  • In addition to core courses in strategic management, the programme includes specific modules aimed at developing participants’ consulting skills through hands-on strategic consulting projects and experience sharing with members of leading consulting firms, such as McKinsey, Bain, BCG, and others.

  • Beyond content knowledge, the programme places a strong emphasis on the case study methodology, which is integral to the interview processes of major strategy consulting firms. Participants have access to a unique “Consulting Club” where they can learn and practice business case interviews.

  • A four-day study trip during which students visit leading consulting firms and participate in team activities and workshops

  • The programme incorporates the latest trends in technological innovation, particularly the implementation of Artificial Intelligence, including generative AI, to prepare participants for the evolving landscape of consulting and strategic management.

  • Practical use of digital tools and analytics in real-world projects, in line with the current requirements of strategic management consulting firms. This ensures that participants remain at the forefront of technological advancements in the field of strategic management and consulting, enhancing their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills within the context of the digital age.


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