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IAE Bordeaux

Master 2 in Business Administration

Entirely taught in English, this master’s in business administration offers a specialization in Finance.  It provides classes on Economic and Business Environment, Business Law, Financial Accounting, or even Operations and logistics management for instance. The aim of this MBA is to develop knowledge of business and management to an advanced level. The course aims to deepen student’s knowledge of management in today’s business context as well as develop the skills needed to implement change and improve an organisation’s competitive advantage. The program includes a Business game and ends with a mandatory internship of 4 to 6 months.

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Entry requirement: 4-year degree
Duration: 1 year
Location: Bordeaux
Language: English
Selection: academic application + English test




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The questions

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  • Pedro ARBULU - Head of International relations and head of the programme
  • Nick Croft - Professional, speaker in the programme
  • Alfredo Bernal - Alumnus of the MBA
  • 00:17

    The Pitch


    Is professional work experience required to apply to the MBA?


    Is there an focus or attention given to entrepreneurship in this program?


    Your site says this program has the particularity of being taught in English, but there are a lot of MBA programs in France in English. What really makes this program unique?

  • 08:22

    There’s no information about tuition fees on your site. It just says “to confirm.” Can’t really decide if I can afford this program without knowing much it is.


    Is it possible to continue working in my job while doing this MBA?


    If this program is specialized in finance, why not make that part of the degree title?


    Is there any attention given to social responsibility, sustainability, and management for social good?

  • 15:58

    Three Words Max Taboo


    How big is the program group and where are students from? How international is this MBA?


    The courses in the curriculum are very similar to other business master programs. Why choose IAE Bordeaux specifically?


    Guest Change

  • 21:26

    Since this program is specialized in finance, are we geared towards jobs with a financial focus?


    Does this MBA include any study trips or professional visits?


    What’s the age range of students in this program? I’m 32, and don’t want to end up in classes with 23-year-olds who have no real-world experience.


    Hi Alfredo. What is your job now and how did this MBA prepare you for it?

  • 27:55

    Can you tell me more about the business game, please? There’s no info on your site. What are some past projects?


    Final Destination


    Alfredo, what was the most difficult part of this MBA? The most rewarding?


    What are the profiles of teachers in this MBA? Academics? Part-time professionals?

  • 34:35

    Does the program have any real-word consulting cases, working directly with companies?


    Is this MBA accredited to be recognized outside the EU? How does it compare with an MBA from a London or U.S. business school?


    Where have alumni been hired after this program, and is the alumni network helpful for professional development?


    The Sweetest