Executive Advanced Master Strategy & Management of International Business (SMIB)
The goal of this program is to train professionals specializing in international affairs, including strategists, negotiators, financiers, marketing specialists, and managers well-versed in cultural differences.
This is an interdisciplinary training program, giving high-level executives a chance to gain a global vision of the company in a context of international expansion, and thus increase their career opportunities.
Application fee : €200
Price : €26,500 (excl. VAT)
Early Bird offer: €25,000 (excl. VAT) - until September 2016
Diploma : The Diplôme Manager du développement international (MS), is certified and registered by the French Ministry of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue, code NSF 310n, professional certification Level 1 (Fr) and Level 7 (EU), as registered in the Répertoire National des Certifications Professionelles (RNCP) by Decree 30/08/2016, published in the Official Journal 07/09/2016; it is entitled "Mastère Spécialisé® Strategy & Management of International Business" as accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE).
Admission : Bac+4 or equivalent level and at least 3 years of professional experience.
Selection : Examination of candidate application. Test of aptitude for management studies (TAGE MAGE or GMAT), English language test (TOEIC or TOEFL), interview before a jury
« The SMIB Executive Advanced Master is an obvious choice and a great added value for an international career. It has been tailored to better understand the challenges of international businesses and provide all the key competencies to work in a company with an international exposure. Moreover, the professional thesis, which concludes the program, is a concrete implementation of what was learned during courses. It's a lot of work, but the experience is definitely worth it. »
François ROYER - Sales Manager, Intespace
Testimonial, Academic Director
« The Executive Advanced Master in Strategy & Management of International Business aims executives who wish to give a twist to their international or strategic career. »
Anne-Flore Maman Larraufie, Academic Director
|Duration:||62 days over 13 months|
|Location:||CNIT Paris La Défense and Singapore|
|Format:||2 days every 2 weeks (Friday / Saturday)|
|Average professional experience:||12|
Interview of the SMIB Academic Director
Arab Luxury World conference at Dubai / AF Maman Larraufie
Remise de diplômes Mastère Spécialisé ® - 2015
Anne-Flore Maman Larraufie
Anne-Flore Maman Larraufie is the Academic Director Advanced Masters in Strategy & Management of International Business. She holds a Masters in Strategy and Management of International Business from ESSEC Business School (France), a Certificate in Advanced Studies at Thunderbird Business School (USA) and completed her Ph.D. in Business Administration at ESSEC. Following several business experiences in well-known companies (EADS, LVMH) she set-up her own consulting agency SémioConsult® in 2010 and is currently an expert on Made in France and Luxury for the French Ministry of Economy.Badr Boutayeb
Management and Human Resources Consultant, coach, and practitioner (MBTI certified) with over 20 yaers of experience. He holds an Specialized Master from ESSEC and a Ph.D. in Economy and HR MAnagement. He specializes in Change Management for key accounts such as Axa Assistance, Kia Motors France, Oracle, Areva, etc.C.L Bisson
Dr Bisson is a global speaker, lecturer and private/public adviser in the fields of Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Foresight/ Simulation/Analysis. A part of his work has been rewarded as the best Competitive Intelligence action in France by SCIP/IDT. His book, articles and conference proceedings about Competitive Intelligence have been selected by the French Inter-Ministerial Strategic Economic Affairs Directorate. He received research funds from the US NSF, EU, the French Ministry of Research among others and published in the major journals in the fields of Competitive Intelligence and Strategic Foresight. He is also board member of several International Organisations and leads the Internationally Accepted Marketing Standards Board.Chris Carriero
Chris Carriero specializes in business strategy and marketing. He has worked in roles ranging from business development for a Native American Indian nation in the USA to multiple consulting engagements in the hospitality industry. He holds an MBA from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in management and marketing.Fabrice Cavarretta
Fabrice Cavarretta is a professor of Leadership and Entrepreneurship at ESSEC Business School. His academic research focuses on the logics managers use to develop new ventures and has been published in various journals ( the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, etc.). He also published the book "Yes, France is a paradise for Entrepreneurs" (Plon, 2016, in French) where he describes how to tackle specific entrepreneurial ecosystems. He teaches for various corporate clients such as Lindt, Samsung, Celio, La Poste, LVMH, etc. Fabrice Cavarretta has 12 years of operational management experience, including stints as division General Manager in a large media/telecom firm and founder of a social network start-up. He was trained at Ecole Polytechnique (BA Math), Stanford/ENSTA (Ms CS), Harvard (MBA) and INSEAD (PhD).Aurélien Colson
Aurélien Colson teaches negotiation in the MSc and Executive Education. He coordinates negotiation trainings for the European Commission, the French ministry of Foreign Affairs, and ENA. His research is focused on negotiation techniques, conflict resolution processes, and change management.Sébastien Coeurvolan
Sébastien Coeurvolan is a Commercial professional at ENGIE (formerly GDF Suez). He graduated from INSA Lyon Engineering School (National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon) (Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering) and ESSEC Business School (Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business). With 7 years' experience, he has held different positions within ENGIE group in Gas and Nuclear industries since 2010, as Strategy Analyst, Industrial and Innovation Manager, International Business Development Manager and Commercial Leader. He teaches mainly International Business Development in ESSEC SMIB Program.Wolfgang Dick
Academic Director of the Executive Master in Accounting and Finance, Wolfgang Dick teaches Financial Accounting inFrench, English and German. His research interests focus on national and international financial accounting and corporate governance. Wolfgang has co-edited the textbook Comptabilité financière sous IFRS with F. Missonier-Piera (2nd ed. published in 2009). Wolfgang has also worked for almost 3 years for PSA Peugeot-Citroën as Head of Accounting Studies and Methods.Hubert Faucher
Hubert Faucher has been a Permanent Professor in the Marketing department at ESSEC since 1996, after a business development experience in Asia and a Ph.D from Cornell University. He teaches B2B Marketing, Key Account Management and, more generally, the management of Customer-Supplier relationships in graduate programs at ESSEC and in open-enrolment or customized Exec Ed programs. He has created several modules and lead several graduate programs at ESSEC, (i.e. Executive MBA). He is a consultant for various companies and has published the reference book on Key Account Management (in French): “Key Account Manager, Vendeur ou chef d’orchestre” (KAWA Editions, 2015).Olivier Fourcadet
Professor at ESSEC in the Management department , he teaches strategic management, competitive strategy and sustainable development . His research focuses knew the interactions between stakeholders and key challenges for the future of agriculture and the food chain.Maggie Gorse
Yahya Fallah believes in contributing to the vast majority of entrepreneurs wishing to create innovative solutions to tackle major social issues. He is committed to help people believe in their own ideas and projects and make them happen, by creating and developing businesses (Seven, a consulting firm; Equal For All, a shoe brand, etc.), empowering people and organizations, negotiation in complex environments with startups and lean projects mentoring in major incubators in Paris and abroad, but also through teaching and investing in projects and organizations.Victor Mamou
"Victor Haïm Mamou is strategy consultant, specialized in management consulting interview preparation, founder of etude-de-cas.fr, platform gathering +3000 candidates each month. He gives conferences at SMIB since 2014."Stefan Gröschl
Stefan Gröschl is Co-Chair of Diversity and Leadership and Associate Professor of Human Resources Management in the Faculty of Management at ESSEC Business School.Julien Malaurent
Julien Malaurent is Assistant Professor of Information systems at ESSEC Business School since 2013. He is currently the Associate Editor for the Information Systems Journal. His research projects, based on qualitative approaches address issues related to the work practices of users embedded in multicultural context. The particular interest of this multi-disciplinary approach lies in the bridging hard and soft skills, the implications for international projects, international technology transfer, distributed work, and cultural misfits between head offices and host sites. Before being an academic, Julien worked for several years in China as ERP consultant for large multinational corporations, implementing global information systems.Peter O'Connor
Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) Department International Teachers Programme (ITP), Stockholm School of Economics,Ph.D., Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, ScotlandRaffaele Muscetta
He has worked 25 years throughout the world (8 countries) in Business Management experience and specializes in Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Cost Take Out Programs, EPC and Manufacturing Supply Chain organizations, Business Strategy and Development. He has a long experience in various major economic sectors: Utilities, Industrial Manufacturing, Renewable Energy (Wind), Oil & Gas, Electronics, Telecom/Broadcasting and FMCG.Rémi Triolet
Rémi Triolet is external lecturer at ESSEC where he teaches Marketing Management and Value Innovation. He uses blended learning methods to make the program enjoyable and effective. His programs include traditional methodologies (lectures, cases or table-top exercises) and simulation group work. Rémi also facilitates client-specific corporate programs. Over the past few years, he delivered programs for B2B, B2C or pharma companies as diverse as Nokia, Essilor, Zehnder (Acova), Microsoft, Abbott or Philip Morris International. Rémi’s core activity is the design and development of business simulations in the fields of Strategy, Marketing, Value Innovation and Finance. He is the author or co-author of over 20 simulations including Markstrat (Strategic Marketing), Blue Ocean Strategy Simulation (BOSS – Strategy & Value Innovation) and BrandPRO (Marketing & Branding).Anca Metiu
Prof. Anca Metiu is Professor of Management at ESSEC Business School. She teaches in the MSc and PhD programs and coordinates the Management concentration in the PhD program. Her research focuses on collaboration dynamics in distributed work as well as the creation of perceived proximity among distant collaborators, and the processes of professional identity formation for women in the free/open source software communities. She has published with Anne-Laure Fayard The Power of Writing: From Letters to Online Interactions. Anca’s work has been published in several edited volumes as well as in journals.Alexander Wurz
Alexander is an experienced intercultural and communication consultant, coach, trainer and speaker working in a multi-national business setting. He has more than 19 years of experience with over 80 clients in 29 countries with more than 60 nationalities. He is an appointed expert of intercultural management and leadership trainings and has devised and managed a large number of international consulting and training projects throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East for multinational companies. He worked in several M&A consulting projects on the “human side of integration”. He frequently speaks as keynote speaker and consults with executives at international conferences. He also published hundreds of articles and interviews all over Europe.Raffaele Muscetta
He has worked 25 years throughout the world (8 countries) in Business Management experience and specializes in Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Cost Take Out Programs, EPC and Manufacturing Supply Chain organizations, Business Strategy and Development. He has a long experience in various major economic sectors: Utilities, Industrial Manufacturing, Renewable Energy (Wind), Oil & Gas, Electronics, Telecom/Broadcasting and FMCG.Peter O'Connor
Information Systems, Decision Sciences and Statistics (IDS) Department International Teachers Programme (ITP), Stockholm School of Economics,Ph.D., Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, ScotlandEmmanuel Thouan
With 12 years of experience in promoting innovation, Emmanuel supports all types of companies by facilitating creativity workshops and thanks to his experience with more than 30 different sectors of activity. He works with business leaders as well as marketing or R & D managers. His models creativity methods raise awareness among companies and he works closely with institutions and competitiveness clusters. He does not conceive the emergence of innovation without its design concretization. Lecturer and jury member in management, design and engineering school on the problems of industrial design and initiation to design in continuous and initial training in several business schools. Co-founder of the Think & Do Tank, Without model, on business model transformation. Co-founder and president of a professional design association (IF Design). Expert in design management consultant referenced by BPIFRANCE. He is the co-editor of several works on design in French industries or how design serves the company.Patricia Langohr
Patricia Langohr is a teaching professor in the Economics department, at ESSEC since 2006. She is Belgian and American. She holds a Diplom Volkswirtschaftslehre from the Humboldt Universität in Berlin and a PhD in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Northwestern University. Before being a professor at ESSEC, she was a researcher at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington DC. She specialized in Industrial Organization applied to financial services and, more specifically, to the Credit Rating Agencies. Most recently, she focuses on the contribution of anthropology and ethics to economics. She has taught in numerous programs : Doctoral, GMBA, Executives, BBA and the Grande Ecole.Program Objectives
- Acquire strong skills in varied yet complementary fields: strategy, management, international business, international marketing and international finance.
- Understand the risks involved in an ever-changing international environment.
- Deepend the knowledge and ability to develop effective international strategies.
- Develop an awareness of the influence of cultures and civilizations in decision-making and management processes through the acquisition of a global vision of large economic and social systems worldwide.
Professionals working or wishing to work internationally in the following fields:
- Commercial (business engineer, import/export manager, etc.)
- Financial (financial engineer, business analyst, etc.)
- Marketing (international product manager, marketing manager, research manager, etc.)
- Consulting (risk-management consulting, international development consulting, etc.)
- Management (office manager, foreign subsidiary manager, project manager, etc.).