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Toulouse Business School

Aerospace MBA

This Executive MBA program is offering a unique and flexible curriculum in “2 for 1” mode: while generalist it is meant to develop an expertise in aerospace management & leadership for current professionals and/or those aiming at entering this thrilling sector. It enables participants to enjoy the latest academic knowledge and research while being trained to achieve strong leadership. Participants share experience and expertise with top professional experts from leading companies. The program curriculum is continuously adapted to practical business as well as to academic concerns, to provide an exciting and well-balanced learning experience. Another part-time program is also available in Bangalore (India) in partnership with IIMB.
Entry requirement: minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent+ 3 years' professional/working experience for the full-time program and 5 years for part-time
Duration: 12 months or 18 months
Location: Toulouse
Language: English
Selection: Academic application + TOEIC
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles

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2018-04-03

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Participants:

  • Dr. Christophe Bénaroya - Director of the Aerospace MBA programs
  • Ainur Maiussova - Delegate of the Aerospace MBA program
  • 00:17

    The Corporate Speech

    01:54

    Why do an aerospace related degree in France – and at TBS?

    04:35

    What kind of professional experience should we have? If I don’t have an aerospace background but have several years in engineering project management. Can I still apply?

    07:32

    Hello Ainur. What’s your background and why did you choose this program?

  • 09:58

    Do I need extensive knowledge of the aerospace industry to be accepted?

    13:11

    Since Toulouse is the heart of France’s aerospace industry, what are TBS’s connections to big players there?

    15:52

    How much attention do you give to the satellite industry? I would like to work for companies such as SpaceX and Virgin Galactic.

    18:11

    What’s the diversity of the candidates accepted?

  • 19:30

    The Expert Question

    19:41

    The Expert Question: Space industry is growing with companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin. Where do you see the biggest growth in the sector and the most opportunity for graduates of this program?

    22:57

    Why specialize instead of getting a general MBA? Could I still work in aerospace with a general program?

    26:03

    How do you tailor an MBA to aerospace industry if you claim the program is a general curriculum?

  • 29:37

    After working for 12 years, it’s hard to go to school full-time. Can I still work or a do a part-time program?

    33:19

    Where do graduates tend to work after graduation? Do they stay in France?

    35:57

    I’m from the U.S. and see that you are a “grande ecole.” What does this mean exactly?

    37:15

    The Tieless Time

  • 37:26

    The Tieless Time: You can put one person on a one-way rocket into deep space. Who would it be and why?

    39:02

    How many classes a week do we have and how intense is the work rhythm?

    42:23

    Does TBS help with visa paperwork?

    43:23

    How much is this program and what is the ROI in terms of salary?

  • 47:32

    Does this program allow us to specialize in any particular part of the aerospace industry, such as commercial travel or satellites?

    49:53

    Will you tell me more about the TBS Aerospace MBA in India and how it differs from the Toulouse program?

    51:50

    Is there any focus on or development of soft skills?

    54:27

    What are the top qualities you are looking for in candidates?

  • 56:52

    Who are the teachers in this program? Do they come from local industry?

    58:41

    Conclusion