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Executive MS in International Business Development (IBD)

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Admissions & Financing

Admission & Financing

Requirements

Executives and managers with a higher university degree and at least 3 years of professional experience.

The application process

- Application form with the list of required documents: TOEIC/TOEFL and TAGE Executive results (or GMAT)
- Admission Interview with the Academic Director

Diploma

The Diplôme Manager du développement international (MS), code(s) NSF 310n, Certification professionnelle level I (Fr) and level 7 (Eu) as registered in the Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCP) by Decree 30/08/2016 published in the Official Journal 07/09/2016, it is entitled Mastère Spécialisé® International Business Development accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (CGE).

Program fees

Application fees: €150 (incl. VAT)
Program fees:  €24,000 (excl. VAT)

Financing your program

Participants can finance their ESSEC Executive program through different ways :

  • Company financing
  • French public financing options for executive programs (CPF, Plan-formation, Fongecif, etc...)
  • Personal financing
  • Scholarships

Finance your executive program with an ESSEC Scholarship

At ESSEC Business School, our mission is to unveil, accompany and lead diverse generations of talents into becoming the next responsible leaders who will build tomorrow’s society. By joining ESSEC Business School, you are entering a world valuing openness, leadership, diversity and social responsibility. ESSEC is introducing a new array of scholarships designed to lead high potential, senior executives and leaders toward the next step of their professional journey.

1. ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Description: This scholarship is awarded to candidates who have been involved in an entrepreneurial project/start-up or plan to create one.
Criteria: The candidate's ability to demonstrate the potential of developing a successful business or have the willingness to start a business.

2. FUTURE WOMEN LEADERS

Description: This scholarship is awarded to women who are driven to pursue positions of leadership in the future.   
Criteria: The leadership potential of the candidate will be assessed through her responsibilities, her involvement in clubs and organizations, her general visibility and her career progression.

3. HIGH POTENTIALS

Description: This scholarship rewards a candidate who has demonstrated exceptional career advancement, in any function or sector.
Criteria: The ability of a candidate to demonstrate success in his/her career and who shows potential to evolve rapidly in a company or public organization.

4. DIVERSITY AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Description: This scholarship rewards candidates who have worked in an international environment, in several countries, have a deep understanding of intercultural business environments and can speak several foreign languages.
Criteria: The ability of a candidate to understand international challenges, the nature and number of projects led abroad, the number of languages mastered and the ability to demonstrate how these have uplifted their career.

5. EMERGING MARKETS

Description: This scholarship is awarded to candidates from an emerging or developing country, who is able to demonstrate his/her positive impact on the local economy of that country.
Criteria: The nationality of the candidate. In the case of French candidates, the country of residence.

6. NEW BUSINESS TRENDS

Description and criteria: This scholarship is awarded to candidates who have shown their contribution in the below listed sectors aligned with ESSEC’s values and strategic challenges;

  • Digital Transformation

  • Sustainability

  • Entrepreneurship & intrapreneurship

7. SMALL BUSINESSES

Description: This scholarship is awarded to candidates working in a small company which contributes to the French economy.
Criteria: Confirmed work experience in a small French company

 

3 steps to apply

Apply for your scholarship, following these three steps:

  1. ADMISSION: The candidate must be in the process of applying, or be admitted into a post-experience/executive program at ESSEC Business School.
  2. APPLICATION: The candidate must write a cover letter indicating his/her choice of scholarship(s) and illustrate using concrete examples
  3. COMMISSION DECISION: The Admissions Team informs the candidate of the commission’s decision: acceptance (along with the amount of scholarship) or refusal.

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Fiona Marin
Fiona Marin

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