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What we noted

Groupe Léonard de Vinci

MBA Business Transformation

Entirely taught in English, this programme aims at teaching student to support companies in the transformation of their organization (numerical changes, evolution of business or opening of international markets…). It will enable students to identify the most appropriate strategies and organisational models to be implemented to cope with business challenges. It is linked directly to the evolution of business ecosystems. The development of innovation and digital technologies are recurring themes in most MBA courses.
The MBA focuses on Strategic management entrepreneurship and innovation, Organizational and managerial changes, Operational management of organisations, Innovation and emerging technologies but also Career opportunities.
Entry requirement: International Bachelor's degree ou Master's degree. Minimum 2 years of work experience.
Duration: 1 year, full-time
Location: Paris (France)
Language: English 
Selection: application + IELTS 6.0 + interview

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2018-04-09

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Participants:

  • Yves-Alain Ach - MBA Business Transformation programme manager
  • 00:15

    The Pitch

    01:39

    How is this program different from just an MBA? Wouldn’t a standard MBA include concepts on business transformation?

    03:41

    Why study pursue an MBA at Pole LDV? It’s not one of the French business schools we know abroad.

    07:18

    I see the campus isn’t in the city of Paris. How convenient is it to the center?

  • 09:08

    What do you mean by “numerical changes” in business in the program description on your site? Numbers are numbers, right?

    11:14

    What emphasis does this program place on entrepreneurship?

    14:46

    Who are the teachers? Are they full-time academics or are there executives who give courses?

    16:18

    Three Words Max

  • 17:35

    Is this program accredited to be recognized outside of the EU as an MBA? Would it be accepted by employers in the U.S. the same as an MBA from an American university?

    19:16

    What would you say is the biggest value add of this MBA?

    21:57

    Can you describe a typical student day within this program?

    24:40

    What is the international diversity of this program? Is it mostly French students?

  • 25:50

    There are several claims to being the heart of French tech. Some say it’s Sophia Antipolis, but Pole LDV says it’s Paris. So, which is it?

    27:17

    How many hours should I expect to spend in class a week and how much independent work is assigned?

    28:48

    The Expert Question

    28:58

    The Expert Question: What skills do professionals need today that are not learned from a textbook, and how does Pole Leonard de Vinci incorporate these skills into the curriculum?

  • 32:07

    Are there any concrete business cases we work on? Not just simulations?

    34:08

    Do you organize study trips or visits to company headquarters?

    35:37

    Where have alumni of this program found jobs?

    37:00

    What kinds of corporate and business partnerships do you have that benefit students?

  • 38:22

    Conclusion