• en
  • fr

ICN Master in Management

The ICN Master in Management is a graduate program, approved by the French government’s Ministry of Higher Education and Research, taught on our campuses located in Nancy and in Metz (France) and in Nuremberg (Germany)

The program allows you to acquire knowledge in general management with strong emphasis on International Business and Management. It is taught in French or in English languages. This three-year generalist degree in management positions the ICN as part of the leading group of Business Schools in France (‘Grande Ecoles’), all of which offer this type of qualification.

Why join the ICN Master in Management?

  • Build your customized program depending of your professional project: choose your specialization among 15 study routes and more than 20 Artem Workshops.
  • Choose, from among the ICN’s 140 partners in the world, the foreign university which you think will contribute most to your training program (optional).
  • Learn to overcome yourself and to manage your future career thanks to the Management Seminars included in the program.
  • Join one of the best Masters in Management, as ranked 43th by the Financial Times in 2016.

Academic program content

Based on the knowledge of oneself and others, our active pedagogy positions you as an actor in your training. Program content on the ICN’s core program, the Master in Management, is built around three major characteristics:

  • the opportunity to construct an individual learning program, based on a mix of core modules and options,
  • independent and project-based learning, and
  • a trans-disciplinary and intercultural approach to learning.

At ICN, you also have a wide choice of courses in French and English (including the core courses). International candidates can only access  year 2 of the program.

Year 1 : acquire the fundamentals of management

  • CORE COURSES:

Information System

Statistics

Case Study Methodology

Principles of Management

Principles of Economy

Principles of marketing

Market Research

Consumer Behavior

Sales techniques

Purchasing Management

Creative Business Days 1 et 2

Creative Thinking

Communication and social skills

Human Resources Management

Principles of accounting

Taxation

Financial Accounting

Financial Analysis

Logistics & SCM

Management of innovation

Project Management

Applied economics

Labour law

Corporate law

Civil and commercial law

 

 

  • ARTEM WORKSHOPS:
    Choice of a Artem Workshop among 27 available
  • SEMINAR:
    – “Self-awarness” seminar, held in the Vosges, focusing on self-discovery and understanding one’s personality
  • INTERNSHIP:
    Carry out an internship in a company (for 3 months minimum)
  • SCHOOL ASSOCIATION PROJECT

 

Year 2: develop your specialization field (open to foreign students)

  • CORE COURSES:
    Information System ManagementBusiness EnvironmentData AnalysisOrganisational BehaviourIntercultural CommunicationManagement controlProject ManagementStrategic MarketingInvestment and Financing DecisionsCost Accounting

    Strategic Analysis

    Risk and Company valuation

    Intercultural Management

    Organizational Design

    Marketing Industriel & des Services

  •  CHOOSE A SPECIALIZATION
 

  • ARTEM:
    – The Artem courses
    – The Artem Insight Challenge
  • INTERNSHIP:
    Carry out an internship in a company (for 6 months minimum)
  • SCHOOL ASSOCIATION PROJECT

 

 

Year 3: assert your role as the future decision-maker manager

  • CORE COURSES:
    – Governance, ethics and CSR
    – Managing early growth and performance
    – Leadership
    – Strategic management
    – Risk management
    – Research methodology

 

  • CONTINUING SPECIALIZATION OR CHOOSE A NEW TRACK
 

  • ARTEM:
    – The Artem courses
    – The Artem Insight Challenge
  • SEMINAR:
    – “Career Development”, held in the Czech Republic, focusing on the preparation of students for their career start and first job.
  • INTERNSHIP:
    Carry out an internship in a company (for 6 months minimum)
  • FINAL DISSERTATION:
    The final year Dissertation provides an opportunity for students to examine in depth a problem which will be of interest to them in their professional life.

To get more information about the program and options available, please download the brochure.

Specializations

The year 2 and year 3 major options enable you to study in-depth particular aspects of a management discipline of your choice. Build your own study route thanks to the choice of a specialization.This will allow you to specializing in a field and completing the mandatory core courses.

Specializations:

  • Accounting (in French, at Nancy),
  • Audit (in English, at Nancy),
  • Arts and Entertainment Industry Management (in English, at Nancy),
  • Banks, Funds, and Markets (in English, at Metz),
  • Corporate Finance (in French, at Nancy),
  • Design of Offer and Innovation (in French, at Nancy),
  • Distribution, E-Commerce, and Key Account Management (in French, at Nancy),
  • Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management (in English, at Nuremberg),
  • Law (in French, at Nancy),
  • Management of Innovation (in English, at Nancy),
  • Marketing and Brand Management (in English, at Nuremberg),
  • Supply Chain Management and Purchasing (in French, at Metz), and
  • Talent Management in Organizations (in English, at Nancy).

International academic stay

  • The academic semester abroad is not mandatory for the foreign students. This option is possible in the second year under conditions.
  • If you choose the academic semester abroad option either the international double degree option, choose your destination here!

Individual professional tutoring

  • Throughout the year, ICN’s Center for Personal and Professional Development organises days devoted to personal tutoring and guidance, when you can improve your decision-making skills (via tests, questionnaires on your interests, etc.) and learn how to construct the most appropriate course of study for your career.
  • Your ICN Tutor (a permanent Professor of the school) is there to help you to stand back and look objectively at your ICN experience and fialise your curriculum vitae, which you will soon be sending out to your ideal company!

Careers & Alumni

The ICN Master in Management allows Alumni to have international careers and to work in large companies or middle-size companies.

Develop your professional network:

  • Meet the 300 professional teachers who teaching each year in the program.
  • Develop your managerial skills during the mandatory internships in France and abroad.
  • Meet representatives from nearly 100 companies during the 3 companies fairs organized each year by ICN!
  • Access to a large companies’ network thanks to strategic partnerships that ICN Business School develops with companies.

Focus on the ICN Graduate 2016:

92,1% of Graduates responding to the questionnaire had found employment less than 4 months after graduation. This includes 62,4% who had found employment before graduating (ICN Employment Survey 2016).

Join the ICN Alumni Association:

ICN Business School has a strong network of more than 13,000 graduates who are always ready to share their experience and to help you during your studies.

Get more information about the Association by visiting the ICN Alumni website.

Admission information

French students:

  • recruitment at ‘baccalaureate + 2’ in year 1
  • recruitment at ‘baccalaureate + 3’, ‘baccalaureate + 4’ in year 2.

Foreign students:

  • Access to year 2 open to graduates holding a 3 year degree (no direct access to year 3 of the program)
  • Completed application form
  • Certified copies of all transcripts and diplomas
  • Non-native English speakers must provide proof of proficiency: TOEFL (minimum required: 80), TOEIC (minimum required: 750), IELTS (minimum required: 6)
  • Detailed CV in English or in French
  • Letter of motivation
  • Two academic letters of reference

Practical information

LENGTH OF STUDIES:

  • 1 or 3 years of studies

PROGRAM LOCATION:

  • The program is taught in Nancy, Metz, Nuremberg.

TRAINING LANGUAGES:

  • Depending on the curriculum chosen, courses are taught either in French or in English, either in both languages.

DEGREE DELIVERED:

  • ICN Business school is approved by the Ministry of higher education and research for awarding a state-recognized graduate degree, the ”ICN Master in Management”, a high school diploma plus 5 years of h.e study.

TUITION FEES 2018-2019 (All inclusive*):

  • Year 2: 10 400 €
  • Year 3: 9800 €

* Tuition fees, all additional costs – TOEFL / TOEIC, AMF certification, access to databases, text book and access to all simulation software, tutoring, individualized and personalized support with our Personal and Professional Support department and the Careers and Internships department.