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MscIndustrial Management

Tuition fee €7,350 per year
Application fee €50 one-time
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Overview

Students can join the MSc in Industrial Management in Year 1 or Year 2, depending on their current level of higher education, and a work-study track can be chosen for all of, or a part of, their programme.

More than 70% of the programme’s lecturers are professionals, with varied profiles… industry experts, specialist consultants, industry managers etc. They teach through seminars, with a maximum of student participation through role-playing and case studies, so that course subjects are explored from a real-life angle and in the most professional way possible.

Teaching is interspersed with inspiring and stimulating exchanges with industry professionals and organisations such as the DGSI (General Directorate for Internal Security), DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), Vinci Energies, Celencia, Mi-GSO project management consultancy, Bluecoders specialist recruitment agency etc. In addition, there are site visits to places such as Echangeur by BNP Paribas, Fablab Techshop Leroy Merlin, Incubator Village by CA etc.

Programme structure

YEAR 1

This year focuses on acquiring management fundamentals and mastering company strategy.

Teaching is primarily through seminars given by industry professionals, with courses being based on many real-life case studies. You will constantly have to deal with authentic situations faced by companies such as responsiveness, decision-making, dealing with pressure, communication, team spirit, managing the work load etc.

Induction seminar
In order to create a group spirit and bring students together, Year 1 kicks off with a ‘commando-style’ team building exercise. The objective is to create a bond between students of the same year, encourage mutual support as well as developing trust… all of which are essential values to guarantee the success of your studies.

Languages
You have the choice of studying in French or in English.

Operational internship
At the end of Year 1, you will carry out a 4-month or 5-month company-based internship, in France or abroad. This operational internship will enable you to put theory into practice, and help you in finalising your choice of specialisation.

Work-study
You have the possibility of opting for a work-study track in Year 1. In order to select this track, you will have to negotiate a one-year or two-year employment contract (contrat de professionnalisation) or a work-study internship agreement (une convention de stage alterné) with a company.

YEAR 2

Year 2 starts in January to enable final-years students on either the Master in Management Grande Ecole programme or those studying at the engineering school to join the MSc in Industrial Management. The programme is full-time with lessons from January to June on the EIGSI General Engineering School campus in La Rochelle. Year 2 ends with an internship of a minimum of 24 weeks.

In addition to the programme’s core courses, students follow specialisation courses to complement their initial higher education:

Industrial Management courses for students from a commercial or general management background
Marketing and Negotiation courses for students from a scientific or industrial background


International certifications
During the programme, you will participate in two seminars to train you for the following international management certifications:

International Project Management Association – IPMA (indicating your level of competence in project management)
PRoject IN Controlled Environments – PRINCE 2 (‘Foundation’ level)
Following these seminars, the School becomes an examination centre for students who wish to take these official certification exams. These internationally-recognised certifications are a guarantee of both a high level of competency and proven responsibility, for companies that recruit certified executives.

Internship
You will undertake an internship of a minimum of 24 weeks, in France or abroad. For students on a classic track, this internship starts in June and for those on a work-study track, it starts in February. You will be required to draft a business report on a specific theme related to the responsibilities you held during this internship. You will then have to defend this report before an examination panel.

Work-study
You have the possibility of opting for a work-study track in Year 2. In order to select this track, you will have to negotiate an employment contract (contrat de professionnalisation) or a work-study internship agreement (une convention de stage alterné) with a company.

Format:
7 weeks school-based, followed by 5 periods of 2 weeks company-based/2 weeks school-based, finishing with 14 weeks of professional project.

Career opportunities

ENGINEERING, PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Market Research Project Manager,
Business Development Manager
R&D Project Manager
Commercial Engineer Area Manager
Consultant
Auditor

ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT
Logistics Application Manager
Industrial Management Controller
Regional Manager
Profit Centre Manager

SALES
Sales Director
Commercial Engineer
Sales Manager
Customer Service Manager
Market Manager
Export Manager

MARKETING
Head of Research
Marketing Research Project Manager
Development Manager
Marketing Engineer
Product Manager
Futures Analyst

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States