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Full time September MBA 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5)

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The Full-time MBA programme at Audencia is designed to equip you with a broad business knowledge and a unique set of responsible management skills. With a challenging curriculum and extensive co-curricular events, you will be prepared for the complexities of responsible management. The programme focuses on global responsibility as its core value, offering experience-based learning, professional development opportunities, and study week abroad options. You will have the chance to work closely with top international faculty members and benefit from personal mentoring. The programme also places emphasis on research and industry insights. To be eligible, you must have a bachelor’s degree, English proficiency, and three years of relevant work experience.

About the course

About the course

Gain broad business knowledge and training – and a unique set of responsible management skills. The Full-Time MBA's challenging curriculum, extensive co-curricular events and professional projects prepare you for the complexity and potential of responsible management. Every dimension of the programme holds global responsibility as its core value:

- Experience-based learning in courses using case studies, business simulation games, group projects and hands-on work with companies – plus an optional internship
- Professional development through seminars, master classes, French language acquisition options, networking events and career guidance and training
- Final project options ranging from an entrepreneurial plan to a business analysis to an academic research dissertation
- Study week abroad opportunities

Work closely with top international faculty members and benefit from personal mentoring, quality teaching and real-world corporate and international experience. We are active in research, helping you stay abreast of the most recent developments in your field, including in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and practices respectful of the environment.

You’ll also gain expertise from industry insiders, as business executives visit and share their professional insights during the programme. With a diverse group of faculty members, professionals, peers and partner companies to learn from, you’ll develop a practical and theoretical understanding of globally responsible management – and build a plan of action for your future

Course content

Core Courses: Period 1 (September to December)

Gain a broad understanding of business management, enabling you to make qualified and sustainable business decisions in complex international environments. Through participatory and interactive learning with small teams and an individual approach, you will realise your full potential.

During this period of core courses, you will be taking the following modules:

- Accounting & Finance
- Strategy & Marketing
- Managing People & Organisations
- Operations & Supply Chain
- Data-Driven Decision Making

Concentrations: Period 2 (January to May)

Focus on your field of professional interest, selecting the right concentration to sharpen your skills. You can study at Audencia or at one of our programme’s two international partner universities. Either way, you’ll network with a diverse group of students.

Concentrations at Audencia

Choose one module per phase to gain a deeper knowledge in your interest areas.

Phase 1:

Corporate Finance
Innovation & New Product Development

Phase 2:

Strategic CSR
Entrepreneurship & Transformation

Electives abroad

Take advantage of our programme’s two international partners and study abroad. Arrange a study week to suit your needs and increase your expertise in a field relevant to your MBA project.

Final project: Concurrent with period 2 (March to September)

Your professional goals and interests matter most. During this programme, you’ll undertake a project related to your own professional plan. Your final MBA project can be in the form of:

An entrepreneurial project, which may include writing a business plan and developing or advancing a business idea
An academic research dissertation
Corporate internship & business analysis

Personal development and career services

We organise a series of professional development trainings and events in a range of formats, topics and competencies. This helps you jump ahead in your current field, pursue a new career or compete for senior management positions. You’ll also further develop your leadership, negotiation and networking skills. For more information please visit the website by clicking the link below

Experience based learning

Our innovative teaching methods and culture of collaboration help you build experience through exchanges with faculty members and peers, as well as via creative projects, case studies, business simulation games and hands-on work with companies. You’ll spend roughly three hours preparing for each class. This creates an environment where discussion, personal experience and points of view complement independent learning and more traditional methods.

Examples of experience based learning:

Consulting projects
Entrepreneurial project (optional)
Live business simulations through active team building
Internship (optional)
Mock interviews
GMAT prep courses (as soon as you’ve registered)


Audencia’s full-time MBA ranks 2nd in the world for student diversity (The Economist, October 2016). With an average of 12 countries represented in a class of 30, you’re joining a vibrant community. Students also come from a wide range of professional backgrounds – many in engineering or science, but also fields as diverse as the humanities, communications, law and medicine.
Our faculty members, instructors and guest speakers also represent a wide range of nationalities and backgrounds. You’ll find that you, your fellow students and our staff have one common goal – advancing change for the benefit of society.
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Entry Requirements

Successful applicants must have: A bachelor’s degree in any field, proficiency in English and 3 years’ relevant post-graduation full-time work experience. For more information regarding the entry requirements please see the website View Website

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