Analysis of the program by Campus-Channel

What we noted

ESSEC Business School

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

Ranked #3 Best Master in Management worldwide (#1 in Asia) in the 2020 QS Ranking, the MS SMIB is designed for students who aim at having a career with an Asian flavor, be it in Asia or with Asian business partners. Providing a mix of courses, seminars and trainings to develop their hard and soft skills in an Asian context, the program helps them develop specific competencies so that they can envision a career in consulting, finance, strategy or even marketing.  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 opened 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.
Entry requirement: Master or Bachelor
Duration: 1 year
Location: ESSEC Asia-Pacific Campus
Language: English
Selection: details for the application here
Accreditations: AACSB, EQUIS & AMBA
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

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Singapore Campus

2019-12-04

Analysis

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Participants:

  • Anne-Flore MAMAN LARRAUFIE - Academic Director MS SMIB
  • Yves Battesti - Student of the programme
  • 00:20

    The Pitch

    01:59

    Hello. What does advanced master mean? Should I already have a master to apply?

    03:46

    Is there someone I can email about getting a brochure? The program page doesn’t exist on your website.

    06:23

    Why did you choose to do this programme in Singapore and not in France? What are the main differences? (I'm Italian)

  • 10:59

    Can you give me a better idea of how this program teaches doing business in Asia beyond having the program in Singapore?

    14:42

    Hi Yves. Can you tell me about your experience adapting to the Singapore campus?

    16:45

    The Clichés

    20:48

    Is it possible as a French student if I only speak English and French and not a regional language?

  • 22:38

    You just talked about professors who are from Asia, but are they researchers or do they come from the professional world?

    27:00

    What’s the international diversity at the Singapore campus?

    31:18

    Why should I choose the ESSEC SMIB instead of the MSc in Management from the National University of Singapore? What would be the main differences which could help me in my choice?

    33:13

    Who am I

  • 36:01

    Could I transfer to the France campus program if the Singapore program is not a good match?

    38:51

    Should I have work experience to apply to the SMIB?

    41:29

    What are some of the jobs available to graduates of this program?

    45:42

    Final destination

  • 49:16

    Yves, what’s a typical day in the program? What types of assignments do you have?

    51:33

    Do you offer scholarships or financial support for the SMIB?

    52:38

    What kinds of partnerships do you have with local companies to enhance the program?

    56:47

    Does the SMIB include geopolitical courses relevant to international business and the regional context?

  • 57:28

    What’s the standard duration of a job search after graduation?

    59:38

    Does the Singapore SMIB focus on a particular industry have more strengths in a particular domain?

    60:52

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