Master of Business Administration – MBA

Éditorial

“The Rennes School of Business MBA delivers cutting-edge knowledge via thought-provoking seminars, applied group projects, individual coaching sessions and a study trip abroad. The programme’s highly international faculty has years of experience and proven track records. The “glo-cal” framing of the way contemporary and future managerial issues are studied enables the multicultural cohort to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to advance their careers or create their own entrepreneurial ventures”.

Modalités

Conditions d'admission :

DURATION

2 intakes: October 2017 and January 2018
18 month full-time programme

ADMISSIONS AND COST

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Prior working experience: 5 years
  • English proficiency: TOEIC 800 or equivalent

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Registration
Candidates have to complete the application form which is available by e-mail request at
internationaladmissions@esc-rennes.fr or which can be downloaded via the Rennes School of Business website at weblink.
The complete student application file must be submitted to the admissions office.
Interview
Eligible candidates will be contacted for a face-to-face interview. Interviews with international candidates may be conducted by telephone.

Langue d'enseignement :

Frais de dossier :

Tuition fees: € 22 000 for the entire programme (no addition tuition for French training). Scholarships available.

Témoignage

“The Rennes School of Business MBA delivers cutting-edge knowledge via thought-provoking seminars, applied group projects, individual coaching sessions and a study trip abroad. The programme’s highly international faculty has years of experience and proven track records. The “glo-cal” framing of the way contemporary and future managerial issues are studied enables the multicultural cohort to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to advance their careers or create their own entrepreneurial ventures”.

An innovative Programme Design

An optional French Language Training Block is also available to participants, comprising a total of 60 hours and divided into 3 levels:

KICK-OFF WEEK

LEADING A HIGH-PERFORMING ORGANISATION
Leadership | Human resources management | Cross-cultural management & Negotiation | Managing change
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)

FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Financial statement analysis | Management accounting and control | Operations management | International finance
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)

CORPORATE STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE
Strategy analysis | Marketing management | Strategy management IT | Creativity, innovation and knowledge management
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)

CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Economics & Geopolitics | Managing sustainability | Study tour abroad
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)
APPLYING MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Strategy management | Public communication | Coaching |Design thinking |
Group consulting project
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)
MAJORS
Advanced finance | Corporate social responsibility |Innovation & entrepreneurship | Agrofood business | Digital marketing | Supply chain management
(80 teaching hours – 12 ECTS)
INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH PROJECT
Including the Course “Business Research Method”
(24 teaching hours – 30 ECTS)
GRADUATION
Programme structure
An optional French Language Training Block is also available to participants, comprising a total of 60 hours and divided into 3 levels:

  • Level 1: equivalent to A1
  • Level 2: equivalent to A2
  • Level 3: equivalent to B1

Module descriptions

CHANGING GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

Objective: assessment of the impact of environmental forces on business
Focus topics: Economics & Geopolitics, Managing Sustainability

CORPORATE STRATEGIES FOR LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE

Objective: acquisition of the fundamental knowledge and skills regarding corporate strategy, introduction to the key concepts and practices of marketing management, development of a marketing plan for a product or service, overview of innovation and knowledge management
Focus topics: Strategic Analysis, Marketing Management, IT Strategy Management, Creativity, Innovation & Knowledge Management

FINANCIAL AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Objective: introduction to key concepts which link operating performance and financial resources by using modern management control tools
Focus topics: Financial Statement Analysis, Management Accounting & Control, Operations Management, International Management

LEADING A HIGH-PERFORMING ORGANISATION

Objective: providing participants with a forum for exploring and discussing concepts, applied models and best practices associated with leading in times of globalisation and change
Focus topics: Leadership, Human Resource Management, Cross-Cultural Management & Negotiation, Managing Change

APPLYING MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Objective: linking concepts and applying tools which participants learn while working on more complex projects reflecting realistic and real business situations
Focus topics: Strategy Management, Public Communication, Coaching, Design Thinking, Group Consulting Project

MAJORS

1 major must be chosen from the following options:

  • Advanced Finance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Agrofood Business
  • Digital Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

General information

Admission procedure

Candidates have to fill in the application form which is available on e-mail request to internationaladmissions@rennes-sb.com.

The complete student’s file must be submitted to the admissions office.

Interview

Eligible candidates will be contacted for a an interview (Face-to-face, telephone, skype or on-line interview).

Visa for non-European students

Please contact the local French Embassy or Campus France in your country to obtain a visa application to arrange your stay in France as soon as you are admitted.

Resident permit

The international office of Rennes School of Business helps students to obtain a resident permit.

Scolarships

Rennes School of Business offers scholarships depending on academic performance or social criteria.

Orientation programme

The School provides an orientation programme for all international students the week before classes start. Sessions are compulsory and cover application for residence permit, health insurance, banking, internet provider, mobile phones, bus pass and information sessions on French culture, academic expectations and standards.

Accomodation

Rennes School of Business helps international students to finding suitable accommodation (student residence, private house, shared flat, family homestay) in the city. A new residence campus for international students is now available on the campus.

FAQ

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Contact

internationaladmissions@rennes-sb.com +33 (0)2 99 33 48 40

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