Anchored in a case-based approach, the pedagogy presents students with international business situations thanks to the Faculty that blends academic and professional perspectives for teaching excellence, with the majority of lecturers holding a Ph.D., thus being experts in their field, and representing more than 20 different nationalities.
Year 1 (Master 1; M1)
At ESSEC France (Cergy)
Depending on your background and latest degree, you will start the program in M1 and the total duration of the program is 2 years (M1+M2).
You will begin the program with courses which will help you build your foundations in strategy and understand how international complexity impacts business conduct. Through this first year, you will also discover your professional interests, to help you decide on which track to choose in Year 2 (M2).
Examples of courses include:
- Business & Society
- Fundamentals of Marketing
- Introduction to Data
- Strategic Tools for Strategy Building
- Sustainable Development and Managerial Challenges
You will do a 3-month company mission at the end of M1.
Year 2 (Master 2; M2)
At ESSEC France (Cergy) or ESSEC Asia-Pacific (Singapore)
Depending on your background and latest degree, you will start the program in M2 and the total duration of the program is 1 year (M2), or you will continue with the second year of the program (M2) if you started in M1.
Choose a track and immerse yourself in a Western or Asian business environment through ESSEC Business School’s campuses in France or Singapore, based on your professional goals.
You will delve into track-specific courses tailored to equip you with the specific competencies required for your career:
Apply to the track which best suits your goals:
Download the brochure to learn more about the courses offered in each track.
Whatever track you decide to follow in France or in Singapore, you will not be thrown in at the deep-end but first gain all the necessary knowledge and skills via the fundamental and core courses such as:
- Intercultural Communication
- International HR Management
- Introduction to Research for Managers
- International Negotiation
You will start the year with team building and cover various topics taught in professional and dynamic formats including interactive seminars, simulation games and workshops.
Students beginning the program directly in Year 2 (M2) will participate in Refresher Courses at the start of the program.