GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENTMBA Change & InnovationFULL TIME INTERNATIONAL MBA PROGRAMME Leading Change is about making things happen. Creating an innovative management, with a transformative vision. Inspiring organizations. A new management perspective.
Welcome to our MBA Change & Innovation Director’s Message MBA Class Profile «Our MBA offers a unique, intensive Average Age: 33 years experience over one year. This year is Average Work Experience: 7.5 years transformational. We offer you the opportunity to learn about business and Nationalities management, to question current leadership styles and techniques, to North America: 10% embrace complexity by opening your Asia mind, to connect with your deep career & South Asia: 7% motivation and ultimately to create your own path as a business executive. Latin France America: 13% 50% Since the programme’s inception, we have gathered together all the Europe: 20% ingredients of a unique and world-class Carolina Serrano-Archimi MBA. However my vision for the MBA Full Time MBA Change remains broader. You will increase your Sectors & Innovation Academic Director knowledge, expand your inner potential for continuous self-improvement and Others: 5% develop leadership posture in any Professionals: 5% Engineering: 55% s i t u a t i o n . » Science: 10% Business & Management 25%
Why the IAE AixMBA Change & Innovation?As the world is an ever-changing and increasinglycomplex place, you need new tools and knowledge tostay competitive.The MBA Change & Innovation will enable you to:- Experience both a personal and professional change- Enhance your career opportunities- Develop your professional identity- Have a unique, international experienceParticipants engage with faculty and with eachother to create dynamic learning environment swithin a cultural and international mix and with aspecial focus on change & innovation. «With a 15-year-experience in technology transfer and B2B marketing in high-tech industry, I wanted to complete my profile with management and financial skills. The IAE Aix MBA Change & InnovationOur Approach attracted me because of its emphasize on human aspects and the accreditations it complies with. This year at IAE Aix was great : so many people comingA combination of permanent feedback, from all over the planet, students, faculty, staff I had daily the opportunity to cooperate with. So manyexperiential training methods and individual challenging projects to handle. So many things toguidance gives this MBA a level and intensity learn and discover. Overall, preparing this MBA was a meaningful experience, not only enriching skillsof learning that is rare among today’s MBAs. but revealing my potential and opening my mind further. Currently in a business developmentJust to give an example, the Ballet Preljocaj gives position, I have the plan to move abroad and feela course on Innovation through Contemporary ready to do so, knowing I can rely on the international network I built at IAE Aix.»Dance. In addition, incoming students from top MBAprogrammes across the world join our MBA cohort Christophe Robinet Business Development Manager at SATT (France)throughout the year, increasing cross-cultural MBA C&I 2010-2011and networking experience.
Programme Overview: MBA Courses... FUNDAMENTAL BUSINESS COURSES ADVANCED BUSINESS COURSES World-Class Faculty POLYTECH BUSINESS GAME NEGOSIM BUSINESS GAME MARKETING MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTINGWhen not teaching, our faculty are STRATEGY INTERNATIONAL MARKETING ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENTbusiness researchers and consultants in FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAWsome of the most successful and respected MANAGERIAL FINANCE SERVICE MANAGEMENT FINANCIAL ANALYSIS CORPORATE FINANCE & VALUATIONcompanies around the world. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONOur faculty to participant ratio is high, THE CONSULTING PROJECT AND THEwhich helps create an innovative and CHALLENGE OF CHANGEdynamic classroom that is participant THE BUSINESS PROJECT AND THE CHALLENGE OF INNOVATION-centered. CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP CHANGE PRAKTIKUM A NEW MARKETING FOR INNOVATION CONSULTING INTO PERSPECTIVEIn addition to our full-time faculty, we INNOVATION MANAGEMENT FROM AND WITH THE PROCESS CONSULTING AND SYSTEMS APPROACH ARTSwelcome distinguished professors from DESIGN MANAGEMENT AT MIP MILANO THE CONSULTING PROJECTtop universities across the world: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYStanford Graduate School of Business, FINANCE AND INNOVATION LEADERSHIP SKILLS & SELF DEVELOPMENT THE BUSINESS PROJECTKellogg School of Management,Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Skolkovo TEAM BUILDING THROUGH ACTION LEARNING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCESchool of Management in Moscow, MANAGERIAL SKILLSFundação Dom Cabral in Brazil, etc. THE CEZANNE SEMINARS INTO PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS PERSPECTIVE CONTEMPORARY DANCE FOR INNOVATION TEAM EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH PSYCHOMETRICS75% of the professors of the MBA C&I KNOWLEDGE AND CULTURES INTO PERSPECTIVE PERSONAL COACHING SESSIONShold a Ph.D. HR INTO PERSPECTIVE LEADERSHIP INTO PERSPECTIVE POWER INTO PERSPECTIVE CROSSKNOWLEDGE ONLINE LEARNING BUSINESS AT THE INTERSECTION PLATFORM
... and Innovative PedagogyInternational Change & Career Innovation Development Leadership Leadership Consultancy skills skills Making Creativity & Entrepreneurial Decisions Imagination Spirit Team Spirit Thinking Global Managing Out of the box Vision Change International International Networking Possibility of Cohort Management Individual Project Seminars abroad Team Building The Cezanne In-company Individual Project Week Laboratory of Ideas Team Business & Consulting Projects Technical Language Fundamental Advanced Specialised Individual CoachingBackground Training Business Courses Business Courses Conferences & Counselling August Courses & Interactivity Transversal Projects International Environment Personal Skills July
A Unique Environment: Local...The IAE Aix is the first French public Graduate School ofManagement to be created (1955). It is part of Aix-Marseille University, the largest University in France.The IAE Aix is the unique French public University toreceive dual accreditation - the international standardsof excellence EQUIS & AMBA - and the only one to beranked by the Financial Times (2010 & 2011). London Berlin ParisLocation in FranceThe IAE Aix Graduate School of Management is located Milanoin the beautiful south of France, within France’s secondlargest economic area after Paris. Aix-en-ProvenceLocation in Europe BarcelonaDistances from Aix-en-Provence:- to Milano: 367 km- to Barcelona: 549 km- to Paris: 800 km- to London: 1247 km- to Berlin: 1632 km
... and InternationalInternational ExchangesThe MBA Change & Innovation includes numerous exchanges with partner universitiesand business schools. These exchanges bring additional cross-cultural aspects, andfurther occasions for participants and academics to share their knowledge,experience and perspectives. At various points during the MBA year, we welcome MBAparticipants coming from some of the best worldwide business schools, such as:Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil); MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy), IIM Indore (India);MDI Gurgeon (India).Projects AbroadThe MBA CI is subject to the writing and defense of the MBA individual project tocomplete the curriculum. We offer the possibility to our MBA participants to join one ofthe IAE Aix partner Business School for the summer of the fall term to complete the “Coming to Aix for a Study Tour in Aix was an oppor-individual project. This is a fantastic possibility to discover new countries and job tunity to make my career more global in this inspiringopportunities while completing the MBA exercise. ‘boutique MBA’. I have been immersed in smallThe Universities that our MBA participants have benefited from are: groups with very international profiles, and dealing with teachers who have both academic and profes- sional experience in international companies,- Graduate School of Business, Stellenbosch University/ South Africa absolutely passionate. My experience is valued here,- Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University/ Australia Sectors I feel refueled and energized. A very inspirational experience!”- School of Economics & Business, Universidade de São Paulo/ Brazil- Renmin Business School, Beijing/ China Jorge Pulido Responsible for Alliances & Partnerships- Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Hanoi/ Vietnam PwC in Colombia- Sasin School of Management, Bangkok/ Thailand Colombian Student 2011/2012- Indian Institute of Management, Indore/ India from the MBA of FIA, University of São Paulo, Brazil- Management Development Institute, Gurgaon/ India
Developing Careers & Networks Alumni Network Since 1955, IAE Aix Alumni find themselves in key management and leadership positions within France and around the world. The Alumni Association connects our MBAs around the world creating a business network of consulting resources, knowledge sharing, job opportunities, social events, assistance for international mobility, and the promotion of a quality MBA programme. Corporate & Career Services Centre This very specific service develops permanent and«I chose the MBA Change & Innovation because of evolving synergies with the corporate world,its diversity, this was the key differentiator for me.The MBA experience was a total personal change, adapted to the broad scope of participants witha strong asset in my life. Not only it impacted my keeping your future career path firmly in mind.leadership style, I am also at ease with distancemanagement and multi-cultural teams. I evencreated a specific and personal methodology toposition a brand and to develop adequate brandstrategies that I am still using for companies. The Corporate & Career Services Centre provides:Moreover, the MBA opened up an immediate - MBA oriented workshops, tools and webinars for career developmentexecutive position with GDF SUEZ Group. ThisMBA is one of the best choices I have ever made in - Scheduled meetings with HR professionals from more than 100 companiesmy life.» - Targeted job redcruitment fairs Mylène Di Nino - Coaching sessions with HR experts for personal and professional development Head of Communications at - On-line career management tools and and CV database PwC Luxembourg - Access to the CARNET International Careers Alliance MBA C&I 2002-2003 - Careful follow-up and on-demand career support is provided after graduation
To Reach Your Professional GoalsCorporate NetworkThe IAE Aix has developed over the years key relationships with large and smallcompanies at the regional, national and international levels. Our objective continuesto be the development of these relationships to provide academic and professionalopportunities, and to continuously assess the fit-to-market of the curriculum with theMBA Advisory Board members.Positions held by MBA C&I GraduatesHR Director France at YSL (Yves Saint Laurent) Delegated Director at BNP ParibasInvestment Partners North Asia Director at Oxylane Group Finance ExcellenceProgram Associate at Siemens AG Commercial & Marketing Director at SilkenFrance Marketing Manager at Havard Business School Senior Consultant atExeis Factory Director at Calderys CEO of International Distribution BP HR «Recruiting an MBA participant means hiring a ‘all inclusive’ executive, not only grounded in his/herManager at World Food Programme Marketing Director at Cevital Senior technical skills, but above all with a top levelManager Corporate Strategy at Amadeus Defense & Space Consultant at Thales leadership capability. What is unique with peopleAvionics Liaison Officer at ITER Senior Project Manager at BNP Paribas coming from the MBA Change & Innovation is their holistic view. In a world of specialization, it is crucial toCFO at Anima Investment Network Business Development Senior Manager at have multiple perspectives, different references, i.e. aEurocopter global approach. The IAE Aix brings this openness to the MBAs they train, and the real business plan and consulting project give them concrete and real life experience. Recruiting those executives is theCorporate Outreach assurance of getting adaptable and comprehensive people at both strategic and operational levels.»Here are companies that have worked with the IAE Aix in both careers and projects: Yves DemangeBNP Paribas® CMA-CGM® GEMALTO® MAZARS® COLGATE-PALMOLIVE® Executive Director at SATT (France)EUROCOPTER® AIRBUS® SNCF® ITER FRANCE® ST MICRO® VINCI® AXA® MBA C&I 2004-2005AUCHAN® PWC®
Application Process Admissions The IAE Aix seeks highly motivated candi- dates hoping to develop their skills for future positions in international management. Quali- fied MBA candidates must demonstrate that tey have clear and coherent professional objectives as well as a strong desire to develop themselves further. Key MBA Advantages We take a one-to-one personalised approach Internationally accredited and fully taught to MBA admissions and evaluate each in English candidate based on your unique and specific «What I found really challenging were the background and goals. We, therefore, actively multicultural aspects. Indeed, the MBA Change & Focus on Change Management & Innovation Innovation is composed of people from all over the encourage you to contact us prior to applying world. We had to work together, to adapt to Strong value-for-money proposition to the programme to discuss yourself diversity of backgrounds and methods, this was a and your future plans. considerable source of enrichment for me. I really Unbeatable location: Mediterranean expanded my open-mindedness and ability to economic hub and easy access to Europe adapt myself. This is helpful everyday in my career, and in my personal life also.» A dedicated team ready to support you Juana Catalina Rodriguez any time before, during and after your Business Director Cloud Storage MBA experience at Gemalto (France) MBA C&I 2003-2004•
Fees and Scholarships We require the following: Scholarships and Funding • A valid undergraduate degree or B.A. equivalent MBA Programme Price: Institutional Scholarships • Minimum of three years work experience 22000 euros • A good command of EnglishIAE Aix scholarships can beallocated to international and • Basic knowledge of management Including:national participants, either with • The professional ambition to work in anoutstanding records or with very international environment - Tuition fees*speciﬁc proﬁles: • Demonstrated leadership potential -Language training• Cézanne Merit Scholarship -•Training documents• Emerging Economies Diversity An admissions decision will be based -Personal Coaching Scholarship upon: - Corporate & Career Services Centre National Scholarships • Complete online application form - Alumni NetworkFrench participants currently (including 2 motivational essays, - Full access to Universityunemployed can apply for special current CV, transcripts and diplomas) facilities and services**admissions fees. Those working in • 2 professional recommendation lettersFrance are eligible for public grants: • GMAT or TAGE-MAGE (French applicants)PARE, FONGECIF. • TOEIC or TOEFL scoreInternational participants: The • Interview with Admissions Committee *A study tour to the MIP MilanoFrench Government provides in January is not included inscholarships (via the local embassy) programme fees. The approximatein addition to speciﬁc grants for cost of this trip is 350 euros.outstanding students from emergingcountries: Eiffel-EGIDE. All necessary admissions information and **Library, Language Laboratory,For more information regarding assistance can be obtained via our website: International Student Ofﬁce,ﬁnancing opportunities, please Computer Centre, Sports Centrevisit our website. www.mba-iae-aix.com
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