Information and Communications Technology Business Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
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The "Information and Communication Technology Business Management" program is unique in providing students with integration skills in both the ICT sector and management.

About

It is based on a distinctive competence of the faculty and of instructors in research, student education and executive education, in the field of marketing of ICT-based products and services, strategy of ICT industry companies, economics and regulation of the ICT industry, e-business and management information systems.

A two-year Program
Full-time course program based on in-depth management education, a unique specialization, and is completed by validation of a thesis.
Competences
Participants acquire competences identified as crucial for high-technology companies in a converging and high velocity environment:
  • how to assess the capabilities offered by technological systems from a marketing and financial point of view and design new business models and business plans;
  • to make decisions taking into account the opportunities and constraints of public policies and regulations;
  • to deal with the fierce market-led competitive environment of the ICT industry;
  • to gain knowledge of the interactions between firms and other organisations in order to generate innovation, design new solutions and market them thanks to various cooperation modes, such as R&D agreements, strategic alliances, complementary product partnerships, or value-added reseller partnerships.

Accreditation

Accreditations and Quality Assurance Labels

The School’s Integrated Master’s in Management (Grande Ecole) Program is accredited by AMBA. The School is also a member of:

  • Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE) ;
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD);
  • Fondation Nationale pour l'Enseignement de la Gestion des Entreprises (FNEGE) ;
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB);
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Programme Structure

FIRST YEAR

A two-year full-time course program based on in-depth management education, a unique specialization, and is completed by validation of a thesis.

FIRST YEAR

Semester 1: Core Courses in Business Management

  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business Law
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • French as a Foreign Language

Semester 2: Advanced Courses in Business Management and Elective Course

  • Management Control of Systems and Men
  • Business Plan Challenge
  • Managerial Finance
  • Relational Databases
  • Law for Communication and IT
  • Project Work
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • + 2 electives courses - for instance:
    A Cellular Society
    European and US Law of E-business
    Economics of telecom and internet

SECOND YEAR

Semester 1: Specialisation Courses in Business Management applied to ICT

  • Policy and Regulation of ICT in Europe
  • Market Research and Intelligence
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Modelling and ICT
  • Platforms and Digital Ecosystems
  • Global Telecommunications
  • Media and Convergence
  • Mobile Telecommunications Business Simulation
  • Advanced BtoB Marketing in Telecommunications
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Innovation Project Management and Marketing
  • Hot Issues
  • Workshop and Project Presentation
  • Project Works (180 hours of student work)
  • French as a Foreign Language

Semester 2: Masters thesis

Based on compagny assignment or research project

Our MSc are two-year, full-time programs starting early September. The last semester dedicated to a Master thesis must be done in a company or an academic research lab.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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

To be eligible for admission to the Master's program, an applicant MUST:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree (normally from a four-year program), or its equivalent,
  • produce evidence of proficiency in English in the form of an internationally-recognized standardized test score; scores of 6 IELTS, 600 at least TOEFL or 235 Computer TOEFL are accepted; the requirement that a standardized test score be included in the applicant's file can be waived if the applicant submits a certificate confirming that her/his previous degree was earned at a university at which the sole medium of instruction was English.

No derogation will be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • 10,000 Euros for 18 months program
  • 12,000 Euros for 24 months program

Living costs for Paris

1140 - 1650 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships

Applicants who wish to apply for a scholarship offered by their governments may receive a provisional admission letter to start the procedure.

TSE Scholarship

Télécom Ecole de Management may present the applications with the highest academic results for the Foundation Telecom's in Excellence Scholarship. Only applicants who are admitted in one of our MSc programs can be presented.
We offer up to 3 scholarships per year.

EIFFEL Scholarship

If you apply for the EIFFEL scholarship, you must notify us when you submit your Master of Science application. Your application must be sent before mid-December to Telecom Ecole de Management.

Please refer to the website of EGIDE for the procedure and deadlines.

Other Scholarship

Depending on your country of origin, contact the French embassy for further information on scolarships which might be proposed.
You may also search for French companies who offer scholarships, such as TOTAL.
Important dates

  • Mid-December 2012: deadline for receipt of the applications for the EIFFEL Scholarship
  • End of February 2013: deadline for receipt of the applications for TSE Scholarship
  • End of April 2013 : Admission application closed
  • End of June 2013: last date to accept the admission offer and pay 2,500 euros

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