3 Contents 1.Who we areWho we are 2.AccreditationAccreditation 3.Where we areWhere we are 4.What we do: mission statementWhat we do: mission statement 5.ESSCA Master in Management - programme structureESSCA Master in Management - programme structure 6.Specialisation tracks of the Master ProgrammeSpecialisation tracks of the Master Programme 7.Master in International Business – Master 1Master in International Business – Master 1 8.Master in International Business – Master 2Master in International Business– Master 2 9.Exchange programmesExchange programmes 10.AngersAngers 11.BudapestBudapest 12.ShanghaiShanghai 13.TeachingTeaching 14.ResearchResearch 15.International dimensionInternational dimension 16.Teaching and Research opportunities for colleagues from partner universitiesTeaching and Research opportunities for colleagues from partner universities 17.List of partnersList of partners 18.Links with the corporate worldLinks with the corporate world 19.Graduate placementGraduate placement 20.The alumni associationThe alumni association
4 Who we are a hundred years old in 2009 and in excellent health a private not-for-profit organisation run by a foundation a state and EPAS accredited 5-year master programme a joint MBA program with Sherbrooke University various executive education programs a system of selective entrance exams 2500 students on four different campuses 62 permanent faculty, 40 visiting professors, and 400 guest lecturers 93 partner universities worldwide 400 exchange students ESSCA : Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers
5 ESSCA Master in Management programme has been EPAS accredited by the EFMD since 2006. ESSCA has been a member of the selective Conférence des Grandes Ecoles since 1977. ESSCA has been delivering a State accredited Master degree since 1980. More than 250 Business Schools in France (undergraduate and/or graduate studies). 63 State accredited 250 Business Schools in France 4 EPAS 38 deliver a Master degree Accreditation & Excellence 37 CGE
6 Where we are Angers (since 1909) ESSCA's roots and still its main campus years 1 to 5, all specialisation semesters Paris (since 1993) located in the La Défense business district an option for the first 2 years of study Budapest (since 1993) located in Czuczor Utca 6 in the city centre international exchange & degree programmes Shanghai (since September 2006) in the heart of the 21st century metropolis a platform for a specialised Chinese track
7 What we do: mission statement ESSCA's purpose: to produce open-minded and efficient young professionals who succeed in the international business community. ESSCA's ambition: to endow them with an acute awareness of the corporate world's social and environmental responsibility, with the ability to change perspective, and develop new ideas. ESSCA's commitment: to contribute to the development of managerial science through a continuous effort of scientific research. to promote the development of the school's stakeholders through a strong commitment to serve the economic and social environment.
8 ESSCA Master in Management 1st Cycle Acquisition of a generalist competence in management studies Management Sciences and Humanities a solid grounding in all the major management disciplines, Marketing, Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics... Languages 2 mandatory foreign languages Electives third language, cultural workshops, student associations, sports 2 mandatory internships 8-week discovery work placement after S2, 8-week sales internship after S4, optional internship after S6 Angers or ParisAngers S1S2S3S4S5S6
9 ESSCA Master in Management Master Programme - 2 nd cycle Angers/Budapest/Shanghai/Abroad Specialisation and development of professional expertise A highly individualised track with four mandatory components 2 specialisation semesters 1 significant international experience 1 professional internship A master thesis S7S8S9S10S7S8S9S10
10 Specialisation tracks of the Master Programme (taught in French + some courses in English) Options offered in the graduate programme (Master in Management) S7S8S9 S10 Specialisation semester (major) Customer Relation Management Marketing of Consumer Packaged Goods E-marketing Corporate Communication Management Logistics & Procurement Banking and Finance Financial consulting 2 Entrepreneurship Management of Automotive Networks Corporate Finance Management of Companies in the Social & Solidary-based economy Marketing of Services and Management Revenue Human Resource Management Professional internship min. 4 months in France or abroad Pre-specialisation semester Management Marketing Expertise Financial Management Financial Consulting 1 Alternative options Fundamentals of Management (S7 only), for graduates from university studies other than business, admitted into Master 1) Professional internship (France or abroad) Study semester or year abroad MASTER 1 MASTER 2
11 Master in International Business (taught in English) Semester 1 (Angers): European Business Environment A compact pluridisciplinary introduction to graduate management studies. The semester provides the knowledge required to analyse the business environment, as well as the tools to understand the rapidly evolving European single market and its cultural background. Courses Contemporary Europe European Economics (incl. a study trip to Brussels) Introduction to Management Intercultural Management Strategic Management Essentials Marketing Essentials Corporate Finance Essentials Additional Integration seminar Personal & professional project workshop French language classes
12 Master in International Business (taught in English) Semester 2 (Budapest): Central & Eastern European Business The semester offers a large choice of courses, including classes with a special focus on business in Central European region, as well as 2 pre- specialisation courses. Courses Central & Eastern European Economy and Politics European Business and Law International Human Resource Management Business Strategic game Doing Business in Central & Eastern Europe Central & Eastern Europe and the World The Various Types of Marketing Business Field Study Introduction to Hungarian Culture and Society And two pre-specialisation courses Advanced International Marketing Introduction to International Trade Additional Career and orientation workshop French language classes (continued) Hungarian language and culture
13 Master in International Business (taught in English) Semester 3 (Angers) Concentration in International Business A specialisation curriculum designed to enable students to develop the Professional techniques and strategic competencies required to conduct business in an international environment. The semester is composed of two mandatory core courses Business Internationalisation Export /Import Group Project Strategic challenges in Marketing Channels/Retail Marketing Supply Chain Management These are completed by a choice of electives Public and Relations and Event communication Advertising Management Retail Marketing Consulting Business in Europe China in the world International Trade Graduation Students who have obtained a total of 120 ECTS credits will be awarded the ESSCA Master in Management degree. Additional Personal and professional project workshop Methodology seminar for master thesis French language classes
14 Master in International Business Semester 4 (All Campuses) Applied Research Semester Students will show their academic excellence through a closely monitored applied research master thesis. The master thesis should focus on a concrete topic of international business or management and fit coherently in each student's professional project must include a significant part of empiric in-company field work is written under regular individual coaching and supervision by a faculty member may be completed within the framework of a professional internship. During semester 'D' students can work on any of ESSCA's campuses. The Master thesis is awarded 30 ECTS credits. Graduation Students who have obtained a total of 120 ECTS credits will be awarded the ESSCA Master in Management degree.
Master in Corporate Finance (taught in English) Semester A (Budapest) M1 Finance A compact pluridisciplinary introduction to graduate finance studies. Financial Toolbox Managing Accounting Corporate Finance Investing Principles of Auditing International Finance Electives: International trade Business law Logistics management Business strategy game French language classes Semester B (Budapest) Central & Eastern European Business The semester offers a large choice of courses, including classes with a special focus on business in the Central European region, as well as two pre- specialisation courses. Central & Eastern European Economy and Politics Introduction to International Trade International Human Resource Management European Business and Law Central & Eastern Europe and the World Doing Business in Central & Eastern Europe Electives: Introduction to Hungarian Culture and Society Hungarian language French language (continued) Cross cultural management Business ethics
Master in Corporate Finance (taught in English) Semester C (Angers) M2 Corporate Finance A specialisation curriculum designed to enable students to develop the professional techniques and strategic competencies required to conduct corporate finance in an international environment. Advanced Management and Cost Accounting Valuation and Financial Modeling Financial Planning and Capital Budgeting International Financial Management These are completed by a choice of electives China in the World Business in Europe International SME Management Sustainable development French language classes Additional Personal and professional project workshop Methodology seminar for master thesis Semester D Applied Research Semester Students will show their academic excellence through a closely monitored applied research master thesis that: should focus on a concrete topic of international business or management and fit coherently in each student's professional project must include a significant part of empiric in- company field work is written under regular individual coaching and supervision by a faculty member may be completed within the framework of a professional internship. During semester 'D' students can work on any of ESSCA's campuses. The Master thesis is awarded 30 ECTS credits.
17 Exchange programmes French-speaking "ERASMUS" students are integrated into ESSCA's Management programmeESSCA's Management programme In Angers Fall Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester Spring Semester Summer Programme Summer Programme In Budapest Fall semester Fall semester Spring semester Spring semester Summer programme Summer programme English-speaking exchange students have a wide choice of suitable programmes taught in English
18 ANGERS A lovely historical city in the UNESCO Loire Valley world heritage site 160 000 inhabitants – young, dynamic, international 90 min. west of Paris by TGV high-speed rail link 30 000 students in a wide range of institutes of higher education A green city with clean air and a moderate climate A lively cultural centre A great place to study and live
19 BUDAPEST The beautiful capital of the newer EU member states A fascinating metropolis with magnificent architecture A fast-growing business hub for Central Europe Well served by major carriers and a series of low-cost airlines An exciting multicultural study environment A large and diverse cultural offer Another great place to study and live
20 SHANGHAI Shanghai Asian Business Semester (Spring Semester) Major themes : Marketing and Supply Chain Dates: end of January to early June Shanghai Summer Programme Major themes: Doing Business in China 6 weeks from mid-June to end of July Lectures and company visits Choice between two programmes: A limited number of places for exchange students
21 TEACHING Teaching: a devoted team A permanent faculty of 62 professors 40 international visiting professors / year 400 guest lecturers each year Pedagogy: a careful balance Theory & practice Individual performance & team work Instruction & education Autonomy & tutored learning
22 RESEARCH ESSCA's increasingly multinational faculty is committed to high standards and continuous improvement in its research activities. Research activities are expected to underpin the academic development of the programmes. They are organised in 6 specialised chairs, which highlight the school's distinctive competencies: Social and solidarity based economy Automotive Distribution & Services Logistics & Commercial strategy Banking and Finance European Integration Entre- preneurship
23 International dimension Open to the world Multipolar: own programmes in 3 countries Multilateral: 93 partner institutions Multicultural : 400 international students/year European by conviction Full programmes taught in English Bologna compatible 3+2 structure Application of ECTS Student mobility rate of 100% Welcoming: services for foreign students Housing service & help with administrative matters Welcome days, team-building, active integration Individual academic advice through tutor system Specific French Cultural Studies courses
24 Partner universities Canada Concordia U Montréal Bishop's U Lennoxville U Laval Québec McGill U Montréal U de Sherbrooke Ste Mary’s University United States of America Grand Valley State U Allendale Boston U U of North Carolina Chapel Hill Cleveland State U Wright State U Dayton Dayton U Southern Illinois U at Edwardsville Northwood U Midland Illinois State U Normal U of West Florida Pensacola Saint Louis U U of Missouri Saint-Louis Truman State U Kirksville Mexico & Latin America U de Monterrey EGADE Monterrey ITESM Monterrey U de las Americas Puebla ITESO - Guadalajara U de Chile Santiago U Diego Portales Santiago U de Santiago de Chile U Nacional del litoral Santa Fé Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Fundaçao Armando Alvares Penteado Universidad ESAN - Lima Africa ESCA Casablanca Istanbul Teknik U Izmir U of Economics Europe Wirtschaft-U Vienna HEC Liège U of Southern Denmark Odense Estonian Business School Tallinn Asia Hong Kong Baptist U U of Macao Tong Ji U Shanghai Sun-Yat-Sen U Guangzhou Sogang University - Seoul Ajou University - Seoul Sophia U Tokyo National Sun-Yat-Sen U Kaohsiung U of the Philippines Manila De La Salle U Manila Ateneo de Manila Yuan Ze University – Jungli Bangkok U – Thailand Kasetsart Bangkok University NMIMS Mumbai ITM Mumbai Europe Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt TU Dresden Hochschule Pforzheim Hochschule Reutlingen U Trier Lappeenranta U of Technology Turku U of Economics (Finland) Athens U of Econ. & Business Corvinus U Budapest U Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milan U degli Studi Di Modena U. di Bologna Vilnius University – IBS LKAEM Warsaw Poznan U of Economics Cracow U of Economics U Nova de Lisboa U of Ljubljana Bratislava U of Economics U de Burgos U de Oviedo U Autonoma de Madrid U. Computense de Madrid U de Zaragoza U. de Cantabria (Esp) EAE Barcelona Jönköping Int. Business School Göthenburg U Vrije Universiteit Dublin City U U of the West of England Bristol Heriot Watt U Edinburgh U of Strathclyde Glasgow U of Wales, Swansea (UK) Coventry University Pacific Auckland U of Technology Univ of Queensland Brisbane Australian National U Canberra Deakin U Melbourne La Trobe U.
25 Teaching and research opportunities at ESSCA for colleagues from partner universities Visiting faculty (Angers) Aims to enhance the teaching and research dimension of our programmes Long stays (one or two semesters…to experience the French way of life – possibility of a teaching experience in Budapest) Short stays (one or two weeks…to discover ESSCA) Asian fellow programme (Shangai): Aims to enhance the teaching quality and international dimensions of our programme in Shanghai
26 Links with the corporate world The corporate world is present at ESSCA on many different levels In institutional governance In academic life (entrance examination boards, teaching, steering committees) Through partnerships, research contracts and executive education Through links to the labour market (internship offers, recruitment forums)
27 Graduate placement Graduate careers The annual "labour market entry survey" shows an excellent placement record in France or abroad: Search time less than three months: 95% of graduates Work contract signed before their graduation : 62% Job satisfaction rate: 95% Finance Corporate Finance Audit Controlling Banking Sales & Purchasing Sales Purchasing Distribution Outlet management Logistics Marketing Marketing Advertising Communication Yield Management Others: Consulting / Human Resources Where they work Finance 36% HR 9% 18,5% 24% 12,5% Marketing Sales & Purchasing Consulting
28 The Alumni Association Currently counts more than 8,000 active members Has an office on the Angers campus Has a representative on the board of the ESSCA foundation Provides career advice and coaching for young graduates Edits an annual directory, a monthly newsletter and an alumni website Entertains a network of clubs worldwide: - Barcelona- Brussels - Budapest- Hong Kong and Shanghai - London- Madrid - Montr é al- Munich - New York- USA West Coast - Sydney- Tokyo and 12 clubs in the major French cities.
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