Part-Time MBA Program Structure

The program is a balanced and challenging one, equipping participants with numerical and analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills, plus insights into current managerial issues in geopolitics, macroeconomics and governance. Through regular group work on cases and individual assignments on management dilemmas, students will develop their expertise in budgetary and financial management as well as in people management. Strategic analysis and Negotiations skills are developed through face-to-face team negotiations to resolve authentic and complex cases.

Personal Development Week in Grenoble each year

Students from each campus are invited to attend this week together, enabling students from 4 centers to network and to attend seminars and conferences together on key management questions. Topics covered typically include Conflict Resolution, Interview Techniques, Radical Career Change, Salary Negotiations, and Effective Leadership.

Phase 2 Specializations

From a menu of up to 9 alternative choices students can personalize their MBA program for 20% of their total class sessions. The content is focused on professional management activity, such Management Consulting, or management in a range of functional areas. For many participants, the specialization (elective) choice will also determine the focus of the Final Management Project: for example choosing a Finance elective can to a Final Project in the area of Finance.

Phase 3 Final Management Project

During this phase program participants are free to locate to anywhere in the world and to complete their projects while pursuing professional activity. The Project is an opportunity that different students use in different ways. A Full-Time student may use the project as a means of showing a potential employer what they are capable of. For some students, ideas for entrepreneurial ventures can be assessed before the start-up is launched.

Overview of the course content

    Program Introduction, Teambuilding & Leadership. 3-4 days

Core modules ( 30h each )

The International Environment
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Geopolitics
  • Sustainability & Management
  • Ethics, Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility
  • Risk Management
  • Business Law

  • Introduction & Corporate Governance
  • Contract Law
  • Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • International Management
  • Intercultural Management
  • International Negotiations
  • Technology Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Operations Management
  • Tools for Decision-Making
  • Managerial Economics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Managing Organizations
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Change Management
  • Strategic Information Systems
    International Marketing
    Strategic Management
    Corporate Finance
    Integrative case (15 hours only)

      Please note: a minimum number of students is required each year to permit an individual specialization to open.

      All specializations are also available as single courses with enrolment through GGSB Executive Education.

    Specializations (electives) - Choice of one specialization*

  • International Financial Management
  • managing Financial Performance
  • Investment and Valuation
  • Management Consulting
  • The Management Consultant: Process and Tools
  • Corporate Business Process
  • Developing Consulting Expertise
  • International Business Development
  • Business in the Global Environment
  • International Business Law
  • International Business Operations
  • International Financial Management
  • Innovation Management


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  • Challenges and External Context of Innovation Management
  • Dynamics and Internal Context of Innovation Management
  • Emerging Trends in Innovation Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing Planning
  • Market Research
  • E-Marketing
  • Luxury Brand Management
    (in London, UK)
  • Advances and Trends in Luxury
  • Strategic Management of Luxury Brands
  • Marketing and Communication for Luxury Brands
  • Project Management
    (in London, UK)
  • Project Management Process
  • Project Management: Tools and Techniques
  • Project Management in Action
  • * Content subject to change. a minimum number of students is required each year to permit an individual specialization to open


    Classes are taught by GGSB faculty, visiting professors from top universities worldwide, and top business professionals. Most of the permanent faculty is engaged in applied research; Their teaching links theory to practice through authentic business cases. 
    Their diverse cultural and international background gives a strong international dimension to the program.

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