Specialised MBA in International Business (MBA PPA)

PPA - Pôle Paris Alternance (Eng)Paris - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: International Trade
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 30 €
Course cost: 8 450 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Bank loan
  • Job to support your studies
  • Paid internship
  • Payment by a training organisation/Training Leave
  • Payment by my company
  • Personal or family funding
  • Professional training contract

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Oct 2016
Sep 2017

Available slots: 

Available spots: : 7
Places available per academic year: 28

Program Language

  • French

Course length: 

15 months

Start of the program: 

September 2017

Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



The specialised MBAs of Pôle Paris Alternance (MBA PPA) offer more than 24 specialisations across a number of sectors, including International Business, which aims to provide an understanding of international commerce. It is designed to give executives and commercial engineers the skills to manage international projects. 

No 1 among the MBA schools in France, the school has an exclusive focus on sandwich courses alternating work placements and teaching, with the opportunity to obtain State-accredited Level 1 (masters) qualifications in all of its specialisations.


  • Geopolitics
  • European Markets*
  • International business law*
  • Business with Asia*
  • Business with India*
  • Business with America*
  • Business with the Middle East*
  • European competition law
  • International taxation
  • International finance*



  • International project engineering
  • International risk management
  • International project finance
  • International business skills
  • Transport and logistics
  • International purchase and sourcing strategy*
  • Tender offers*
  • International distribution and merchandising



  • Sales force*
  • International business negotiation
  • Key account management
  • Cross-cultural management*
  • Business game



  • Strategic marketing
  • International marketing and brand management*
  • Communication strategy
  • Management and strategy
  • Digital marketing strategy
  • Management accounting
  • HRM
  • Organisational management

Course format: 

15 months alternating on  average  2 weeks on work placement with 1 week in class

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

  • Director of international development 
  • Foreign subsidiaries manager 
  • Head of international sales development 
  • International marketing manager 
  • International development consultant

Entry requirements

This training programme has been designed for students qualified to the postgraduate diploma or masters level who want to acquire a specialised and/or dual qualification.

Admission criteria: 

Specialised MBA admissions

  • Eligibility based on application review
  • Must have certification of 4/5 years' higher education (postgraduate diploma or masters)
  • Individual interview
  • Enrolment and placement interview with a counsellor


Mr Sylvain Mieszalski

Director video