Undergraduate Certificate - CIB or CBS

Grenoble Ecole de Management/Grenoble Graduate School of Business offers the possibility to follow a semester program:

Certificate in Business Studies (CBS)

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GEM offers students a possibility to study in France for one semester gaining the skills to adapt rapidly to new environments and the know-how for working in intercultural and international settings.

Program structure*

The Certificate in Business Studies is completed during the fall or spring semester of the second year of Bachelor in International Business (BIB) program. Students who validate 30 ECTS credits including the language course will receive the Certificate in Business Studies.

Students need 60 ECTS credits to be able to begin this semester program.

Fall semester

  • Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Micro and Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Technology Management
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Sales Management
  • Purchasing
  • Foreign Language

Spring semester

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Market Research
  • Corporate Finance
  • Geopolitics
  • Introduction to Negotiation
  • Foreign Language

*The content of the program may be adapted from year to year to take into account the needs of industry. Class attendance is compulsory.

Certificate in International Business (CIB): Fall Semester

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GEM offers students a possibility to study in France for one semester gaining the skills to adapt rapidly to new environments and the know-how for working in intercultural and international settings.

Program structure*

Students who validate 30 ECTS credits including the language course will receive the Certificate in International Business. The CIB is available during the first semester of the third year of the Bachelor in International Business (BIB) program.

Students need 120 ECTS credits to be able to begin this semester program.

Fall semester

  • International Marketing
  • Introduction to Global Strategy
  • Ethical Dimensions of International Business
  • Innovation Management
  • Intercultural Business Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language

*The content of the program may be adapted from year to year to take into account the needs of industry. Class attendance is compulsory.

Certificates: Spring Semester

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GEM offers students a possibility to study in France for one semester gaining the skills to adapt rapidly to new environments and the know-how for working in intercultural and international settings.

Program structure*

Students who validate 30 ECTS credits including the language course will receive a Certificate. The Certificates are available during the second semester of the third year of the Bachelor in International Business (BIB) program.

Students need 120 ECTS credits to be able to begin this semester program.

Certificate in GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

Certificate in MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

  • International Finance
  • European Business Environment
  • Contemporary International Issues
  • Business Development in Emerging Economies
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign Language
  • International Advertising and Public Relations
  • Brand Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sport Marketing and Events Management
  • Sustainable Marketing
  • Foreign Language

Certificate in FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

Certificate in FASHION AND DESIGN

  • International Finance
  • Financial Markets & Instruments
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Budgeting and Reporting
  • International Business Law
  • Foreign Language
  • Fashion Management
  • Brand Management
  • Sustainable Development in the Fashion and Design Industry
  • Design Management
  • Legal Context of Fashion and Design Industry
  • Retail Management
  • Foreign Language

Certificate in ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Business Planning
  • Financing Entrepreneurial Firms
  • Entrepreneurship in Hi-Tech Sector
  • Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Language

    Certain prerequisites are necessary:

    • Global Management - Corporate Finance or Finance Fundamentals
    • Marketing and Advertising - Principles of Marketing and International Marketing
    • Finance and Accounting - Corporate Finance or Finance Fundamentals and Financial Accounting
    • Fashion and Design - Principles of Marketing and International Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship - Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship

    Admissions criteria

    To apply for this program, candidates must complete the online application and include scanned copies of all original supporting documents. All documents must be in English or French or be submitted with a certified translation into English if written in another language.

    • High school diploma, Baccalaureat, minimum of three "A" levels or equivalent.
    • CBS - 60 ECTS credits (of which 30 ECTS are business-related subjects)
    • CIB - 120 ECTS credits (of which 60 ECTS are business-related subjects)
    • Certificates: Spring semester - 120 ECTS credits (of which 60 ECTS are business-related subjects) and prerequisites (please check Certificates: Spring Semester section)
    • University transcripts (front / back with scale)
    • CV/Resume
    • 3 short essays (relating to your academic/professional experience, your reasons for choosing this program and your intercultural awareness)
    • 2 references (professional and academic). Family members or friends are not acceptable as referees
    • Scan of passport
    • Internationally recognized passport picture
    • Fluency in English (TOEFL, PTE, IELTS or CPE):
      • TOEFL: Computer-based: 240 / Internet-based (IBT): 94 (minimum score of 22 in Reading and Speaking; minimum score of 21 in Listening and Writing). TOEFL Institution code: 8973
      • IELTS Academic: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all areas (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking)
      • Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE): A,B,C
      • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A): 63 (minimum score of 59 in each section)
      • Not accepted: TOEIC, Institutional/ITP TOEFL, Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: First (FCE)

    Please note English test scores must be communicated to GEM/GGSB by the beginning of July for September programs and by the beginning of November for January programs.

    Please note that for your initial application we ask only for copies of documents. If you are accepted, we will then request to send digital certified copies that you will be asked to present during the induction week. More details about certified copies per nationality are explained on the application form.

    To ensure GEM/GGSB is the right fit for you, you may be asked to participate in an interview. You will be notified if an interview is necessary after the Admission Board meets.

    Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please consult rolling admissions deadlines.

    Note

    All academic qualifications, including those earned at GEM/GGSB, are recognized at the discretion of each country or university. Students seeking admission to a further course of study or who wish to work in another country after their GEM/GGSB program may need to have their GEM degree/certificate certified through a process specified by the receiving authority. Before starting a GEM/GGSB program, students who know that they want to work or study in another country or university are advised to verify whether their intended GEM degree/certificate will be recognized.

    TOTAL FEES: 2017-18

    Certificate programs 6,675 Euros per certificate*

    *Fees are subject to change. Please verify program fees each year before commencement.

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