Why choose ESCEM MBA Online?


ESCEM MBA Online is a very flexible program. 100% online, you connect whenever and wherever you are.
Enjoy a fully redesigned curriculum: for it’s 10th birthday, the MBA online has evolved to meet the evolution of the business world and the needs of our students with 2 tracks to choose from: entrepreneurship and e-management.
Join students and graduates of all origins
Benefit from the knowledge of professors from several countries with an international experience.


YOUR personal project:


You want to start your own business? You are facing problems with the digital revolution of your business? You want to prepare for the future stakes of your professional sector?
ESCEM MBA Online’s professors have a very pragmatic approach: Practice and learn on topics and problematics directly linked to the problems you are facing!
At ESCEM, you won’t have to work on outdated exercises. You will work directly on what is important for you.


100% Online -100% flexible


Your program is reachable 24/7 for you to study whenever you want, wherever you want. Our new MBA platform has been given a facelift and it is now clearer, cleaner, and user friendly.
1 class = 1 month. Download all the material to work during a plane ride or stream online. Work at your own pace during the month.
With 1 assignment due every week and a final at the end of the class, you are not left alone and cannot fall behind in your studies.
Too busy with work? The program lasts 14 months but you have up to 3 years to complete it. Don't feel bad if you need to skip a class, you will be able to catch it up later.

Program of ESCEM MBA Online


Core courses:

1. Financial analysis (Doctor Athanase Plastiras) september
Corporate Finance 101 (for example analysis of an income statement).

Pr. Athanase Plastiras PhD, CPA. : Professor of management accounting and finance with more than 20 years teaching experience in those fields. He has been a permanent professor at ESCEM for the last 15 years and is a visiting professor for institutions like the CNAM, KEDGE, PARIS 13 University, INSEEC. He also worked as a business analyst and a management consultant for almost 10 years. He is still practicing in the field of business consulting.


2. International negotiation (Bill Lightfoot) october
Principles of negotiation. This course will include some aspects of intercultural communication/negotiation (for example how negotiating with an American differs from negotiating with a Chinese?)
Bill Lightfoot is an Entrepreneurial Executive with demonstrated success in business and social entrepreneurship. Mr Lightfoot is also an educator and thrives when coaching, impacting program development, and leveraging new strategies for opportunities. Proven capabilities: Change Management, Leadership, Accreditation, Online Education, Andragogy, Community Partnerships, Donor Relations, Global Enterprise, Internships and Mentorship.


3. Basic marketing ( Alix Nativelle) November
This course will help students understand the basics of marketing (Marketing mix/4Ps, branding, consumer behavior, marketing plan)

Alix Nativelle graduated from EM Normandie Business School & Caen IAE in Business Management, with a major in marketing (2013). She then entered the ESCP business school PhD program under the direction of Professor Olivier Badot. She is now an assistant professor at Escem since February 2017, specialized in digital marketing.


4. International Business Law (Sophie Guindon) December


5. Personal development (Marie Holm) January
This course will tackle the topics of leadership, personal branding, pitching and public speaking (pitching for yourself, “sell” your résumé, being able to talk efficiently and making points in front of a small audience, being able to engage people).

Marie Holm, PhD is a Professor, Researcher and Speaker linking Corporate Mindfulness and Workplace Spirituality with Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility. All of her research (doctorate from Sorbonne University, PhD from ESCP Europe, post-doctorate at GEM, and current projects) deals with management sciences related to contemplative techniques and professional development within organizations. On the personal side, Marie is a long-time meditator and yoga practitioner.


6. Critical thinking about major world challenges (Michel Ravet) Febuary

This course has students think critically about a number of topics that are (re)shaping the world (the 3rd industrial revolution, globalization, ethics etc.). This course will be based on a series of article to be discussed in-depth with students so as to generate a big-picture when thinking of the issue at stake.

Track #1: E-management

1. SEO (Nicolas Voisin) March
How to harness search engines to build/increase traffic toward website?

Constantly looking for new challenges and after a successful experience as a Web Marketing assistant, Nicolas Voisin has started his own business and is currently working as an SEO/SEA expert, helping companies build their digital strategy as well as training their employees. Nicolas Voisin also conducts Digital Strategy & Web Marketing classes in a few business schools as he really enjoys sharing his knowledge and discuss interesting topics relating to the Web.


2. Digital marketing (Alix Nativelle) April
Alix Nativelle graduated from EM Normandie Business School & Caen IAE in Business Management, with a major in marketing (2013). She then entered the ESCP business school PhD program under the direction of Professor Olivier Badot. She is now an assistant professor at Escem since February 2017, specialized in digital marketing.


3. Information System Management ( Madjid Tavana) May
Madjid Tavana is Professor and Lindback Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published 11 books and over 200 research papers in international scholarly academic journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.


4. Change Management (Yusuf Ugras) June
How to lead change in a company and how to manage Human Resources?

Managerial Accounting Scholar and International Business Strategist, Dr. Joseph Ugras is an Associate Professor at La Salle University. he holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from Temple University. Previously, he held various leadership roles including serving as Associate Provost for International Education and External Affairs, and Dean. He has served as President of the American Accounting Association – Mid-Atlantic Region, as well as several positions with the Institute of Management Accountants. Most recently, he has served in the leadership positions with University Professional Continuing Education Association and American International Recruitment Council.


5. E-strategy - July
Corporate and marketing strategy dedicated to online businesses

Track #2: entrepreneurship/ Startup

1. Business Plan (Christophe Imbert) March
How to create a realistic and attractive Business Plan.

Christophe Imbert is a travel expert with more than 20 years experience in the airline and travel technology business. He started his career at Air France and moved to British Airways to structure the distribution and revenue management areas for TAT European Airlines at a time where these topics were « new ». He then moved to Air Tahiti Nui to lead IT and marketing automation in order to kick off the startup airline. Back to Europe, he turned the French public TV to a revenue culture before coming back to the airline business to develop RM Rocade, a Stockholm based sofware company specialised in crew and fleet planning. Acquired by Sabre, the airline reservation system in 2004, he has successfully developed sales in EMEA and moved to the flight operations area. He has been instrumental in setting Fly4D a consortium between Airbus, Sabre and Lufthansa focusing on the Single European Sky and bringing a disruptive change in the way we will fly an aircraft. SESAR is the major european air traffic control transformation project.
In 2014, he launched Milanamos, a travel technology startup focusing on delivering a multimodal platform to travel operators. Awarded by the French government with the World Innovation Challenge 2030, Milanamos delivers IT predictive analytics solutions to 35 airlines and airports worldwide and is now setup for growth.

Christophe has done business in more than 60 countries and speaks 5 languages. Art and food lover, he also enjoys golfing.
Christophe graduated from ESCEM Business School and from the French National Institute of Oriental Languages (Langues « O »). He gives lectures on entrepreneurship at SKEMA Business School and ESCEM, on airline economics at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (MBA Aerospace) and ENPC (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées).


2. Development strategy (Christophe Imbert) july
This course explores the different options available to develop business, the possible strategies/directions to be implemented, what to look for when comparing various options in order to choose the optimal one.

3. Finance for fund raising – (A Plastiras) may
How to finance a startup with different potential sources: private equity, business angels, IPO, joint ventures.

Pr. Athanase Plastiras PhD, CPA. : Professor of management accounting and finance with more than 20 years teaching experience . He has been a permanent professor at ESCEM for the last 15 years and is a visiting professor for institutions like the CNAM, KEDGE, PARIS 13 University, INSEEC. He also worked as a business analyst and a management consultant for almost 10 years. He is still practicing in the field of business consulting.


4. Human Resources management - june
Workers in startups are multitasking. This course will explore the management styles in startups (collaborative vs hierarchical etc.)


5. Marketing (Karine Gallean) april
Communication, pitch, new product development, branding.

A native New Yorker with dual French and American citizenship , Karine holds a MBA from Columbia University. She accompanies individuals and companies to improve their communication skills. She is a certified coach and trainer with strong operational experience in large groups and SMEs in both France and the USA.
To create a balanced and positive managerial environment, she advocates communication and commitment. She coaches in order to release confidence, assertiveness and efficiency.
In a proactive, positive and dynamic style, characteristic of her American culture, she helps to reveal fundamental qualities and positive visions so as to transform them into unwavering anchors.


Rythmes d'Études


Le Diplôme


Diploma recognised by the French Department of Labor (RNCP I) : "Manager du développement commercial à l'international" (International Business Development Manager)

Who can apply to ESCEM MBA Online?


You must have:
- a bachelor’s degree (undergraduate program)
- a work experience of 3 years
- Unless candidates are native English speakers, if you do not have written proof of fluent ability in English such as degree awards in English speaking universities or written test (such as TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge test or equivalent), with a score equivalent to 550 on a TOEFL paper based test, then a phone conversation will be scheduled to test language ability.

How to apply?
Send an email to admissions.poitiers@escem.fr with your detailed CV, two letters of recommendation, a cover letter and the duplicate of your diplomas.
If your application is selected, you will have a skype interview with the jury.

14 months to fulfill the MBA Online.
Cost : 11900€


À quel salaire moyen pouvez-vous prétendre ?


+ 10K

average salary increase

Témoignages


Réussir son MBA
Samuel BROWN

« I found the online MBA program at ESCEM to be quite challenging and rewarding. The class structure allowed me to organize and prioritize all course work with my work schedule. The staff and administration are prompt to answer any question, and will work with you to ensure success. I highly recommend the programme. »