Grenoble Ecole de Management

MBA

The MBA offers a general management program in a triple-accredited International Business School. It is available in 3 campuses: Grenoble, Moscow, and Tbilisi. Through group work on cases and individual assignments on management dilemmas, students will develop their expertise in budgetary and financial management as well as in people management. Students can personalize their MBA program for 20% of their total class sessions with a specialization to choose from a menu of up to 8 alternative choices.
Entry Requirements: Bachelor-Level, undergraduate degree + 3 years of work experience 
Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS
Duration: 24 months
Location: Grenoble, Moscow, Tbilisi, Berlin
Language: English
Selection: Academic dossier + TOEFL/IELTS/PTE/CPE (+ GMAT)
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

Replays

2020-03-12

The questions

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Participants:

  • Phil EYRE - MBA Program Director
  • Pamela - Student of the programme
  • Purity - Student of the programme
  • 00:15

    The Pitch

    01:45

    Is there any difference in requirements for qualification to apply to the Berlin campus?

    03:11

    Is everyone required to interview for this program? What can I expect?

    04:53

    Hello. What’s the difference between the curriculum at the different campuses?

  • 08:51

    Are the programs in Georgia and Russia mostly for locals? Is there any interest for non-locals to choose the MBA programs there?

    11:39

    Could I do part of the program in France and another part in Moscow?

    13:23

    Hi Pamela. Where are you from and why did you choose this program?

    17:44

    The Clichés

  • 21:36

    What makes the GEM MBA a true gem that makes it stand out among other international MBAs (there are so many!)?

    23:38

    Hello Pamela. What would you say you is the most valuable takeaway you’ve gotten from this program … besides “international experience” or relationships / friendships.

    27:26

    What are the possible specializations in this MBA? Are they mentioned on our diploma?

    29:15

    Who Am-I?

  • 31:46

    Are the majority of professors permanent faculty? How can we get more information on who teaches in the program?

    34:05

    Does the program incorporate any hands-on consulting projects with real-world implications?

    38:08

    What emphasis does this program put on entrepreneurship? Is it appropriate for those of us who want to launch a start-up?

    40:46

    With more attention given to sustainability these days, how does GEM address the shift in business models and operations?

  • 43:20

    Can you tell us more about the final management project, please? It is an actual case or a research paper?

    45:27

    Final Destination

    48:06

    Your employability stats show students getting more part-time jobs. Is this their choice or is there a lack of full-time opportunities?

    50:15

    I’m from Lebanon and would like to do this program in France. Once I graduate, will GEM help me with paperwork for the residence permit that will allow me to look for a job there?

  • 52:22

    What financing options and scholarships do you offer foreign students?

    53:41

    What is the “Manager International” certificate that’s issued with our diploma? Is an MBA diploma not enough?

    55:08

    Hi. I’m 38 years old and have about 15 years of professional experience. Is that too much to join this MBA? Should I instead look at executive programs?

    56:57

    Extra Time

2018-04-16

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The questions

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Participants:

  • Phil EYRE - MBA Program Director
  • Charles GLASS - Full-Time MBA Student at GEM 2017-2019
  • Haiou CHEN - MBA FT18
  • 00:17

    The Pitch

    01:41

    Is there any difference in requirements for qualification to apply to the Berlin campus?

    04:22

    Hello. What’s the difference between the curriculum at the different campuses?

    06:37

    I’m interested in pursuing the MBA on the Moscow campus. Is Russian required?

  • 08:59

    Is it possible to split the program between two campuses?

    12:04

    What are the typical academic and professional backgrounds you accept? I’ve heard MBA programs tend to accept more engineers than other professions.

    14:36

    Three Words Max

    17:00

    Hi Charles. What is your background and why did you choose this program?

  • 19:09

    31,450 euros is a lot of money for two semesters of courses. Do you offer scholarships for foreign students?

    22:36

    Why go to Barcelona for a human resources module? Is Spain particularly innovative in HR management?

    25:14

    What are the possible specializations in this MBA? Are they mentioned on our diploma?

    27:36

    Russian Roulette

  • 30:43

    What makes the GEM MBA program truly unique from other international MBA programs?

    32:16

    Guest Change

    33:15

    I noticed the new program dual MBA and MSc in International Hospitality Business. What's the biggest difference between this and the MBA in the aspects of education quality, degree received, worldwide recognition, employability?

    35:23

    Hello Haiou. What has been the most valuable experience or lesson you have taken from the GEM MBA?

  • 38:43

    Can you please speak about the Final Management Project and what it entails?

    41:16

    Hi Haiou. What would you change about this program if you could? Don’t say ‘nothing!’

    42:55

    What assistance is available for finding housing and securing health insurance in Grenoble?

    44:52

    Is the final management project an actual case or just a research paper?

  • 47:17

    Step Sideways

    47:32

    Step Sideways : So the school is called GEM. What kind of gem would this program be and why?

    50:04

    Are there any real-world cases incorporated into our work?

    52:47

    Is there any focus on entrepreneurship in this program?

  • 54:42

    Hi there, I am a Myanmar citizen and 38 years old. I am having more than 13 years of working experience in Dubai, UAE. Would it be possible to apply for the MBA program?

    57:25

    I have completed my M.tech in biotechnology from India in August. I don’t have any work experience because and have not taken the GMAT. Am I eligible for this program?

    58:42

    Is Grenoble a family-friendly city? Merci beaucoup.

    59:55

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