International Business, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    20200
    Tuition (Full programme)
    20200
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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GGSB provides students a comprehensive vision of global markets in order to match the current requirements of international firms. Graduates of the MIB gain both international business and management skills with a cross-cultural understanding of markets.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The MIB is taught in English and can be followed in Grenoble, Paris, London, Singapore or Beijing.

The course focuses on international aspects of business and management, including a high-tech business vision. The program takes place over two years:

  • One year of full-time classes
  • One year of an international management project that can be completed in parallel with full-time employment

Students will spend one academic year completing full-time coursework and the next year completing a Final Management Project, which may be carried out in parallel with full-time employment anywhere in the world.

Career opportunities:

This generalist program leads to many job opportunities in various sectors such as banking, marketing, human resources, or public relations.

GGSB’s partners help students to create a professional network with international companies:

  • Accenture
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Coca Cola
  • Lucent
  • Eurosport
  • Unilever
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Cap Gemini Ernst & Young
  • HSBC

Accreditation

The program is accredited by AMBA (The Association of MBAs).

GGSB is the international school of Grenoble Ecole de Management, which is accredited by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold this triple accreditation.

Programme Structure

The MIB is a high-quality comprehensive program of business administration subjects, studied from an international perspective.

The program focuses on the knowledge required by managers in different sectors to work in international companies and environments.

It is a strong generalist program that integrates all the core management courses and uses cross-functional approaches to apply these key fields while providing students with an international specialization.

Foreign language skills are essential in business today. The program is taught in English. No prior knowledge of French is required to attend the program.

The program requires full-time attendance during the first academic year of instruction followed by a period of one year to complete the mandatory Final Management Project.

Students can carry out this project while on an internship or take on full-time employment anywhere in the world.

INTRODUCTION SESSION
  • Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Case-based Group Learning
  • Introduction to IT and Online Library and Learning Platforms
  • Excel skills Training & Examinations
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
  • International Negotiation
  • The Legal Environment of International Business
  • Global Business Operations - The Serious Game
  • Global Trade Relations
STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS
  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • International Operations and Supply Chain Management
MARKETING
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Business Analysis and Consulting
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
  • Intercultural Management
  • Managing People and Organizations
MANAGING TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
  • Managing Technology and Innovations
  • Information Systems for digital Business
FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Financial Risk Management
  • Microeconomics of Competitiveness
ACCOUNTING
  • International Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Budgeting and Controlling
BUSINESS RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
  • Research Methodology for Managers
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Research

* Content subject to change.

FRENCH MINISTRY OF NATIONAL EDUCATION RECOGNITION

MIB graduates are also awarded a certificate conferring the title of “Manager d’Affaires Internationales”. This provides international recognition through the VISA d’Etat. For students planning to work in France following their studies, this recognition presents a competitive advantage.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 587

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 94

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor-level, undergraduate degree in any subject with good grade average.
  • Work experience is not compulsory.
  • Fluency in English (see test requirements below).
  • GMAT is not required for this program.
APPLICATION

To apply for this program, candidates must complete the online application and include scanned copies of all original supporting documents. All documents must be in English, or be submitted with a certified translation into English if written in an another language.

  • CV/Résumé
  • 3 short essays
  • 2 references (professional or academic) family members or friends are not acceptable as referees
  • Scan of passport
  • Internationally recognized passport picture
  • Fluency in English (TOEFL, PTE, IELTS or CPE):
    • TOEFL: computer-based: 240 / IBT: 94 (minimum score of 22 in each band) / paper-based : 587. (Institutional/ITP TOEFL not accepted.) TOEFL Institution code: 8973.
    • IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all areas (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)
    • Cambridge Proficiency Exam : A,B,C
    • Pearson Test of English (PTE) with a minimum of 63.
    • TOEIC is not accepted.
  • Please note English test scores must be communicated to GGSB by the beginning of July for September programs and by the beginning of November for January programs
  • Official copy of latest degree or diploma
  • University transcripts: front/back with grading scale

Please note that for your initial application we ask only for copies of documents. If you are accepted to a program, we will then request the original certificates or certified copies. These may be either sent by post or brought in person when you begin the program. This request will be made in your acceptance letter.

To ensure GGSB is the right fit for you, you may be asked to participate in an interview. You will be notified if an interview is necessary after the Admission Board meets.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 20200 International
  • EUR 20200 National

Full program fees€ 20,200 (Grenoble and Paris campuses)

Funding

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