MBA - International Management School Geneva

International Management School Geneva - IMSGGenève - SWITZERLAND

Field(s) of study: Accounting (Accountancy - Control - Auditing), Business Administration, Communications, Human Resources Management, Marketing
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 350 €
Course cost: 34 585 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Paid internship

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Jan 2016
to
Dec 2016

Available slots: 

Available spots: : 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Course length: 

18 months

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years

DESCRIPTION
The 21st century demands original approaches championed by a new breed of business leader-innovative, resourceful, pragmatic, and intrepid.  These leaders must possess the knowledge and insight to creatively and effectively address the challenges of tomorrow-including those not evident today.
The International Management School Geneva MBA was created to meet these demands.  Engaging, forward-thinking, and responsive, we are aiming at educating a new generation of business leaders who are also global citizens.
 
PACE
Our MBA/MSc is delivered over 18 months (3 semesters) and the rhythm is organized in such a way that our students can work Part-Time, which paves the way for their employment.
Our Career & Development Department offers Career & Outplacement services for our students (like Jobs Dating events on a monthly basis on Campus).
 
VALIDATION/ THESIS
At the end of the MBA, the student will have to defend a Thesis which will carry on one of the subjects studied during the programme.
 

Strategy & General Management - 128h

  • Quality Management - 16h
  • Business Plan Development (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • Project Management (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • Process Improvement (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • International Business Law - 16h
  • Strategic HR Management - 8h
  • Change Management (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • Decision Making (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • Lobbying Crisis Management (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h
  • IT security - 16h
  • Innovation Implementation (Harvard Business School Publishing) - 8h

Accounting & Finance - 112h

  • Statistics - 16h
  • Accounting - 24h
  • Taxation - 8h
  • Internal Audit - 8h
  • Macro & Micro Economics - 8h
  • Corporate Finance - 16h
  • Ethics & Professional Standards - 8h
  • Global Economy - 8h
  • Political Sociology - 8h
  • Corporate Ethics - 8h

Marketing & Communication - 112h

  • Strategic Marketing - Models - 16h
  • Consumer Studies - 8h
  • Competition Law - 8h
  • Brand Management - 8h
  • Price Setting - 8h
  • Core Competencies - Marketing - 16h
  • Leading a Sales Team - 16h
  • International Marketing - 16h
  • CRM & Sales Management - 8h
  • Sensorial Marketing - 8h

Other

  • Innovation Thursdays - 72h
  • Business English - 48h
  • Speaking with Confidence - 8h
  • Methodology (Thesis) - 48h
  • Thesis

Learning expeditions

Course format: 

Courses, part-time work

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Strong academic and methological background; work experience in Switzerland; ability to work in groups

Entry requirements

IMSG is seeking students who are looking beyond a qualification, students who are looking holistically at their academic, professional and personal development at our school. We have a structured selection process where our goal is to identify students who can succeed in all these aspects.

Admission criteria: 

1/ YOUR APPLICATION FILE SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Two Passport photographs
  • CV
  • Copy of your Passport or ID card
  • Motivation letter
  • Academic Transcripts/Latest exam marks
  • Letter of recommendation

2/ APPLICATION STATUS
Our admission team will notify you within a week on the eligibility of your application.
3/ INTERVIEW
Short-listed candidates will have to take an interview with a member of our admission team/management. This could be conducted on campus, on locations abroad and/or by skype/wechat/… We will mainly assess your motivations and your willingness to learn and progress.
4/ ADMISSION DECISION
We will inform you within one week of the interview on our decision regarding your admission.
5/  SECURE YOUR ADMISSION
Successful candidate are requested to pay a non-refundable one time admission fee of CHF 350 and the first term fee.
6/ VISA
If you need a student visa: Once we have received your non-refundable admission fee payment, we will send you the admission
letter that will allow you to process with the Visa request. This generally takes up to 2 months, so make sure you give yourself sufficient time when applying.
7) FULL ACCEPTANCE
Upon receipt of your payment confirmation, and your student Visa, we will send you a full acceptance letter which confirms your admission.

Course cost description: 

  • 12,500 CHF/semester : 37,500 CHF for the full program (18 months)
  • Several instalments possible

Application cost description: 

350 CHF