Analysis of the program by Campus-Channel

What we noted

SKEMA Business School

MSc in Global Luxury Management

The Dual Master’s Degree in Global Luxury and Management is one of SKEMA’s most prestigious programs in partnership with North Carolina State University. In this program students study one semester in the USA and one semester in France/ Paris. Besides, this luxury oriented program delivers 2 highly recognized diplomas: A Master in Management from NC State University and a Master of Science in Global Luxury and Management from Skema Business School. This unique program is global for its international dimension but also since it prepares future leaders to work in all 3 luxury related segments: Personal Luxury, Experiential Luxury and Luxury Transportation.

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Duration: 12 months (beginning in August) followed by 6 months professional experience
Location: Raleigh, Paris
Language: English
Accreditation: EQUIS, AACSB & AMBA accredited
Entry Requirement: 4-year undergraduate degree, GPA min 3.0, English Test, Interview
Application: Rolling admissions
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles




Zooming in the interviews


The questions

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  • Michaela Merk - Head of the MSc Global Luxury and Management
  • Sophie Djordjevic - e-Retail Project Manager Christian Dior Perfums
  • 00:15

    The Pitch


    Is there any component of learning about manufacturing and supply chain? Your website completely writes off production as non-essential to success.


    I am considering getting an MBA to then work for one of the big fashion houses. What’s the difference between this degree and an MBA?


    How do you teach trend spotting and trend forecasting? 

  • 10:03

    You talked about the study trip in your pitch, can you tell us a bit more? What are the objectives? How much does it cost?


    Who are the teachers? Are they full-time academics or do they also have jobs in the industry?


    Three Words Max


    You describe the program as an “individualized academic environment.” How so?

  • 19:47

    Hello, I am really interested in your MSc and would like to know what are the admissions requirements. Do I need to speak French to do this program?


    What is the international recognition of SKEMA? Could a degree from SKEMA stand on its own in the US without the dual master’s from NC State University?


    What makes SKEMA an expert in luxury and fashion?  Why study this here?


    The Expert Question

  • 28:15

    The Expert Question: In your opinion, what are the most critical skills needed for success this the fashion and luxury industry, and how do you approach this at SKEMA?


    Hi Sophie. What was the most valuable part of your experience at SKEMA?


    What companies does the school have relationships with that could benefit students?


    The partnership with the North Carolina State University is cool, but the school seems far from fashion centers like New York. Why here?

  • 39:14