Overview

1st year of the Grande Ecole programme in initial course and in French or English track*
* Full-english track for students with a good level of English (without necessarily being bilingual at first).

Objectives

The aim of this program is to enable students to:

  • Gain the necessary tools to manage the transition from high school to higher education (autonomy, a sense of responsibility, general culture and methodology).
  • Acquire the basics necessary to understand the fundamentals of the enterprise both theoretically and practically.
  • Be confronted with the human factors of the corporate world and experience core jobs by way of a first internship as an "employee".

BEGINNING OF COURSES

14th september 2020

Study plan

  • Soft Skills 1: Team building
  • Corporate legal environment
  • Quantitative methods for decision-making (1)
  • General accounting
  • Marketing: sales and customer relationship management
  • English
  • Economics and European politics
  • Organisational theory
  • Introduction to design 
  • Quantitative methods for decision-making (2)
  • General accounting
  • Market research
  • Business English
  • Consulting mission 
  • "Sales force" professional internship (6 weeks minimum) in France or abroad*

​The internship abroad is required in the 1st year (6 weeks minimum) or in the 2nd year (8 weeks minimum).

The Student-Entrepreneur Course is aimed at students who wish to create or take over a company while reconciling academic obligations and entrepreneurial requirements. The student-entrepreneur is coached by a teacher-researcher, a specialist in entrepreneurship, and mentored by an entrepreneur who is a graduate of the Grande Ecole program at EDC Paris Business School*. Selected students have access to the EDCube incubator.

*The project is submitted to the favourable decision of a jury composed of entrepreneurs and representatives of the support systems.

Discover the testimony of Laurine, a student in her 1st year of the grande ecole program

    What our students say about usTestimonials

    Victoire Hossard
    Class of 2017 - Founder of Chichi Castelnango
    I started a business while studying at EDC Paris Business School. And in parallel, I integrated the Student Entrepreneur Course. This course is a great accompaniment from A to Z on all our business creation.
    Margaux Lelux
    Class of 2018 - Cofounder of OANI - To The Wall & Beyond
    In the 3rd year, I worked, within the framework of my internship, within the Orange External Communication Department, on two major events: the GQ Night Style in the Marais district, and the Euro football organized in France during the summer of 2016. Dir
    Christelle Georget
    Class of 2018 - Corporate Real Estate Consultant at CBRE
    I chose "IE" for its international aspect. I've just returned from an internship with an Australian start-up. There are so many opportunities and markets to seize abroad!
    Adrien Tabone
    Class of 2019
    All the missions carried out were rich of teaching. At the end of the year, I did my internship "Commercial Force" in a Nicolas shop as a Proxy Manager and I gained a lot of autonomy and rigor.
    Julien Brassart
    Class of 2020
    I've lived in several countries and I speak 4 languages. The choice of EDC Paris Business School was obvious to me because I was looking for a school with an international opening and a course all in English.

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