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European Master of business administration : MBA compensations & Benefits Management

ESA - Ecole Supérieure d'Assurances (eng)Paris - FRANCE

Field(s) of study: Insurance Management and Law, Risk Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 200 €
Course cost: 8 000 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Bank loan
  • Professional training contract

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Course length: 

  • 1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 


Level of entry: 

A Level+2 years
A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



This level of studies, 1st- and 2nd-year Masters level,  is intended for industrial or commercial business employees, insurance companies, or social engineering companies wishing to specialise in the areas of taxation, social systems.
The MBA in Engineering and Strategy - Compensation - European MBA \"Compensation & Benefits Management programme allows you to understand the various components of remuneration around three main axes:
- Strategy and remuneration management,
- Legal, accounting, tax, and social environment,
- Negotiating strategies and dialogue with partners in remuneration management
ESA promotes international mobility, allowing holders of MBA \ "Engineering & Compensation Strategies \" to obtain the title European MBA \"Compensation & Benefits Management\" (accredited EABHES), subject to obtaining 800 points in TOEIC.

The programme lasts 400 hours and takes place outside working hours, Tuesdays from 7 PM to 10 PM and Saturday all day beginning of October to late July, allowing participants to continue working full time.


  • 1st part
    • Introduction to human resources management and management remuneration
    • The remuneration and its components
    • Social systems
    • The accounting environment
    • The legal environment
    • The fiscal and social environment
  •  2nd part
    • Analysis tools
    • Indirect and deferred compensation
    • International management of pension and retirement
    • Compensation management of specific populations
    • Writing a call for tenders for indirect or deferred compensation
    • Which communication strategy for an overall compensation strategy
    • The strategy of negotiation and dialogue with social partners concerning remuneration management
    • Negotiation training workshop
    • English

Course format: 

  • Professional training
  • Professional training alternating

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

  • Account Manager for "indirect or deferred remuneration" in insurance brokerage firms, insurance companies or pension funds
  • Analyst or Compensation Research Manager
  • Compensation Project Manager
  • Compensation and Social Benefits Assistant
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Consultant

Entry requirements

  • Holder of a BTS or equivalent: + 5 years professional experience in the human resources field  or financial management
  • Holder of a degree or equivalent  with at least 3 years professional  experience
  • Holder of a postgraduate diploma or equivalent  with at least two years of professional experience
  • Holder of a Masters or equivalent

Admission criteria: 

  • Assessment of application
  • Motivation interview