Analysis of the program by Campus-Channel

What we noted

ESSEC Business School

Advanced Master in Strategy and Management of International Business - Singapore Campus

The Asian MS SMIB trains students to be managers able to deal with APAC contexts and able to ensure a company's worldwide success in face of changing economic and social environments. This program will help participants develop specific competencies in strategy, finance and marketing in relation with APAC-related issues.  It also offers the possibility to go abroad for double-degree with our partner universities. Get ready to join the global job market with this truly APAC-focused program! The 6500-square meter ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus is brand new: after opening in May 2015, students and teachers alike develop their careers at the edge of modern technology.
 
This Campus-Channel session will focus on the option of studying the MS SMIB at ESSEC Asia-Pacific Campus, Singapore.

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Entry requirement: Master (or Bachelor in 4 years)
Duration: 8 months courses + 4/6 months field mission
Location: Singapore as main campus
Language: English
Selection: Academic record and application file, test scores (GMAT/tage-mage & English) and interview
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

Replays

2017-10-17

Analysis

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Participants:

  • Anne-Flore Maman-Larraufie - Academic Director MS SMIB
  • Paul Pico - Student of the program
  • 00:19

    The Pitch

    01:39

    What’s the difference between the Singapore campus SMIB and the program in France?

    04:16

    Is the Singapore program primarily for Asian students?

    07:44

    What are the advantages for a French students to do the SMIB in Singapore?

  • 10:44

    Is it possible to attend The Essec Business School at Singapore for the last year of bachelor?

    12:10

    The SMIB is not an MSc or MA. Is it still recognised as Masters level? (by companies and other universities internationally)

    13:49

    Three Words Max

    15:23

    Where do the Singapore program teachers come from?

  • 17:39

    Are there exchange opportunities?

    21:10

    About selectivity: what is the percentage of applicants being accepted in the program?

    23:02

    Can you tell me more about the area where the ESSEC campus is located in Singapore, please?

    26:24

    What’s the typical process of a SMIB graduate to find a job and what’s the general gap between school and full-time employment?

  • 31:07

    Hello. I’m from Germany and would like to work in long-term in the Asia Pacific region. Does completing the SMIB in Singapore allow me working rights there?

    33:51

    As a French student, I'd like to apply for the SMIB in the first session (October/November). Is it possible?

    35:28

    I studied biology in my undergrad and have no academic experience in business. Can I still apply?

    38:51

    How many hours a week are there of teaching? And is there a lot of work outside of classes? Would we still have time to have a part-time job in Singapore?

  • 43:46

    A Step Sideways

    44:03

    STEP SIDEWAYS: I’m hoping you can clear this up with your experience in Singapore. Can you please explain what is a Merlion exactly? Is it a monster? Is it friendly?

    47:04

    Hi. Is there campus housing available?

    50:03

    I just finished my bachelor’s degree and a three-month internship with a consulting company. Do you require more professional experience to apply?

  • 51:41

    Does ESSEC give scholarships or reduced tuition?

    52:06

    Is it possible to change campuses after courses have started?

    53:48

    What networking opportunities are there to meet with local professionals and businesses?

    56:08

    The Sweetest