ESSEC Global MBA offers two Majors with an overall emphasis on international markets, designed to give you within a year, the tools and knowledge necessary to be successful in today’s competitive market.
You will have the privilege of being taught by ESSEC’s world-renowned faculty, comprised of more than 160 individuals representing 36 nationalities and the world’s most prestigious institutions. The program relies on international professors who are experts in their individual fields and will enrich the experience through case studies that draw on each of the sectors.
Leaders are Born and So Are You!
You will be paired with an experienced executive in your sector of interest who serves as a mentor throughout the year. The mentor’s role is to offer insight into career prospects and opportunities in your field, as well as support in defining your professional ambitions and in building networks
During three days of integration into the ESSEC Global MBA, you will be immersed in sustainability issues and leadership challenges. ESSEC takes great pride in exploring new training and teaching techniques. In order to stay abreast of current sustainability trends and issues, the location may change from one year to the next. Over the course of this three-day adventure, you will form a strong bond with the other members of the cohort. This bond will carry you through the year and well into your future.
Experience hands-on learning
Digital Week Competition in France
The ESSEC Global MBA truly prepares you for the Digital Transformation and technological innovations that continue to transform our world of work. During the ESSEC Digital Week Competition, you will work in mixed teams on a consulting project for real companies concerning a digital challenge, and present a professional proposal at the end of the week in front of a panel of company representatives.
International Business Trip
International field trips will enable you to understand contemporary business challenges in different socio-economic and cultural contexts. During the second term, you will embark on a week-long field trip, the location of which changes year to year. This field trip is a mix of cultural and professional activities to help you explore how business is conducted in a different part of the world. During this trip, you will complete an industry-focused research project, visit companies, and meet local ESSEC alumni. Past trips have been made to China, South Africa, Russia, Hong Kong, Dubai, Italy...
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Capstone Consulting Field Project
This final project is specifically designed to give you hands-on experience working with a team on a real-life business problem, enabling you to apply and demonstrate your newly acquired skills and knowledge. Depending on your major, the project could take the form of a say a case competition, or consulting mission, on important and strategic topics defined in collaboration with sponsoring companies. It is centered on a three to four week-long, faculty-supervisor led immersion, culminating in a final written report and presentation, completed during the capstone seminar.
It has been a pleasure for Signify to collaborate with ESSEC Business School’s Global MBA participants on the Capstone project. As leaders in the Lighting IoT space, we are proud to be able to offer participants with business challenges in a dynamic environment where technology is changing rapidly. The participants are able to build critical skills for their future careers and at the same time, help our company by giving us very innovative and interesting approaches to a real business issue. We look forward to continue our collaboration with ESSEC and their programs.
CEO, Market Group, Growth Markets - Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting)