Sorbonne Master in International Strategic Management

International digital and marketing management

MiM (Master in Management, 2nd year), International Strategic Management specialization, with honors

Valedictorian (major de promotion)

Sorbonne Management School, University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (2006-2007)*

4 months of intensive classes by both professors (40%) and professionals (60%) followed by 8 months of internship

Certificate with honors of the French Foreign Trade Advisors**

  • Strategic Management courses: 
    • Fundamental Strategy Course: Strategic Diagnostic and Strategic Decisions in Multinational Corporations – business case studies on international expansion strategies (by Alain Ducray, former director of Strategy and International Business Development of Matra-Hachette/Lagardère Media Group, president of Afplane/the French Business Strategy Association, business consultant and lecturer at HEC Paris), 
    • Economic Intelligence and Strategic Information: Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Risk Management and Cybersecurity (by Gérard Coulon, pioneer of Economic Intelligence in France, former General of the French Army, former special advisor of the French Prime Minister, strategy consultant and lecturer at HEC Paris),
    • Analysis of the World Economic and Financial Situation: Trends and Forecasts (by a chief economist advising the Cabinet of France and other international organizations, disciple and friend of Maurice Allais, Nobel Prize in Economics)
    • Modeling and Decision-Making Support Tools: Computer Modeling and Simulation (by Hubert de La Bruslerie, leading scholar in Finance, former dean of the Sorbonne Management School, creator and former director of the prestigious Sorbonne Master in Consulting, International Management and Strategy and Finance professor at Paris Dauphine University), 
    • Investment Strategy (by Roland Gillet, leading scholar in Finance, director of the prestigious Sorbonne Master in Financial Management and Taxation, visiting fellow at Havard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management, former lecturer at EDHEC and Solvay Business School),
    • Financing Strategy (by a senior banker advising multinational corporations)
  • International Management courses:
    • Fundamental Internationalization Course: International Business Development, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment (Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Post-Merger Integration…) and Cross-Cultural Management – business case studies on international expansion strategies (lectures given by the CCE, Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France, international top executives, corporate lawyers, IP lawyers, business consultants, marketers, logisticians, entrepreneurs, CEOs and expats)
    • Management and International Economic Relations (by Leslie Thompson),
    • Negotiation and Conflict Management (by Alice Le Flanchec, leading academic in Human Resource Management, Organizational Theory, Labor Relations, Negotiation and Mediation, director of the prestigious Sorbonne Master in Consulting, International Management and Strategy, former lecturer at Reims Management School/NEOMA Business School, and disciple of the leading French scholar of HR, Organization and Negotiation, Professor Emeritus Jacques Rojot), 
    • Crisis Communication and Crisis Management (by Jean-marc Lehu, leading academic in Marketing, Brand Strategy, Communication, Customer Loyalty, Product Placement, Celebrity Marketing and Branded Entertainment, director of the prestigious Sorbonne Master in Logistics, Marketing and Distribution, lecturer at ESCP Europe and disciple of the leading French scholar of Management and Marketing, Professor Emeritus Pierre Grégory), 
    • Logistics, Supply Chain Management and e-business (by Patrice Vol, business consultant in Strategic Management and Organization)
  • Law courses:
    • Public Law – Administrative Law in France: Relations between Public Bodies and Corporations (by Marcel Pochard, member of the Conseil d’Etat, the French surpreme court for administrative justice, former general director of the French Administration and Civil Service, former advisor of French Government Ministers, former president of the French Alliance of National Museums/RMN, president of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris/CIUP),
    • Legal History and Comparative Law – History and Principles of the Common Law: Case Law in England and in the United States (by a French attorney, member of the New York and Paris bars), 
    • Comparative Law and Private Law – European Legal Environment and Common Law: a comparative perspective of Securities and Financial Regulation (by Alain Pietrancosta, leading academic in Business Law, director of the prestigious Sorbonne Master in Financial Law, founding member of the ENA-ESCP Europe-CNAM-Sorbonne School of Economics-Sorbonne Law School research lab on Financial Regulation, founding editor of the Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Law Review, permanent member of the AMF, the Financial Markets Authority, equivalent of the SEC in the US, former consultant at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the world’s biggest law firms, and currently consultant at Orrick Rambaud Martel)

*Original degree title: Master Gestion, à finalité Professionnelle, mention Sciences du Management, spécialité Management Stratégique International (M2 MSI), mention bien, major de promotion – UFR06 Gestion et économie d’entreprise, Ecole de Management de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

**Original degree title: Certificat des Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France, mention honorable – Comité National des CCE

This degree has been ranked #2 multiple times in the ranking of the best Masters in Strategy and Consulting in France (4 stars out of 4) among public universities/Bac+5, competing directly with the best Grandes Ecoles’s MS/Bac+6 (HEC Paris, ESCP Europe and EDHEC): www.meilleurs-masters.com/master-strategie-et-consulting.html


Panthéon-Sorbonne University of Paris

The Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (informally « la Sorbonne », « Paris 1 » or UP1) is the best university for Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management in France and is famous in the entire Francophone world. It resulted from the 1970 partial merger of the Faculty of Law and Economics (Panthéon) and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sorbonne) of the Université de Paris dating back from the 11th century, the second-oldest university in Europe. The University of Paris 1 has the most prestigious reputation in the Cultural and Creative Industries in France. The Sorbonne Law School is the best law school in France, ranked as the 20th best university in the world for Law and Legal Studies in 2016, only competing with the Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas (ranked between the 101-150 positions). Paris 1 is the best for Audiovisual, Cinema and Film Studies in France, only competing with the Université de Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle. Paris 1 is the best for the study of Arts and Humanities in France, only competing with the Université de Paris IV Paris-Sorbonne. The Sorbonne Department of Political Science is the best in France, only competing with the IEP de Paris. The Sorbonne School of Economics, a founding member of the Paris School of Economics (PSE), is the best in France, only competing with the Toulouse School of Economics (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole). In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the Sorbonne Management School is ranked in the Top 5 for Business and Management Studies in France, ranked just after INSEAD (private), HEC Paris (consular), ESSEC (private), ESCP Europe (consular) and ranked ahead of the Université de Paris IX Dauphine. The University of Paris 1 has also been known for its leading research and degrees of high excellence in the fields of History/Law/Economics/Management of the Arts, Culture, Heritage, Cinema, Audiovisual, Communication, Media and Digital industries. UP1 has around 600 international partnerships and offers double degrees with Oxford University, Columbia University (New York), Cornell University, Fudan (Shanghai), King’s College (London), Humboldt (Berlin), Complutense (Madrid), Florence, Cologne, HEC, etc. Columbia and Paris 1 created the global Alliance Program in 2002. Paris 1 and Cornell Law School founded the Paris Summer Institute. Panthéon-Sorbonne is part of the Europaeum, gathering the most prestigious European universities (Oxford, Bologna, Complutense,…). According to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2020, Panthéon-Sorbonne is in the World Top 100 of the best universities.

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