Master in Business Administration


mbaThe International Institute of Management provides an MBA program, accredited by AMBA, Association of MBAs and the CNCP (Comission nationale des certifications professionnelles). This program is delivered in France (Paris) and overseas. The MBA combines a Core Curriculum (13 core courses) and an Elective Track to be chosen among the following: :

  • Innovation Management
    • Strategic Innovation Management
    • Marketing of Innovation
    • Change and Leadership
    • Financing Start-ups
    • Digital Transformation
  • Business Unit Management
    • Business communication
    • Advanced Finance
    • Risk Management
    • Corporate Entrepreneurship
    • Project Management for Managers
  • Fashion Management
    • Management of Innovation
    • Fashion Product Strategies
    • Trends Management
    • Managing the Fashion Environment
    • Fashion on site
  • Customized Elective Track: choose 5 courses from the above lists

This program, taught either fully in English or partly in French, is designed for those aspiring to develop a career or business in an international environment, to widen their professional horizons, and to increase their leadership capacity. The MBA program promotes diversity to achieve a balanced mix of educational backgrounds, ages, work experiences and cultures.

Why Cnam Paris is the best choice for your MBA

abbéThe Cnam is a unique public scientific, cultural and professional institution that is classed as a “Grand Etablissement” and considered to be among France’s top higher education institutions. Since 1794, it has had a tradition of innovation in Research and Teaching that is carried on today by a corps of professors and lecturers, who are not only highly respected academics, but who also have rich professional experience. Situated in the centre of Europe, in the heart of Paris, the Cnam’s main campus is an exceptional backdrop for a diverse student body made up of people from different educational and professional backgrounds, ages and cultures. The Cnam MBA experience is transformative and unforgettable, from its challenging and stimulating coursework, to its study trips in France and abroad, conferences and guest speakers, competitions and social life. With this MBA, students may achieve a double certification, the degree MBA and the title Manager d’Entreprise (level I).


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Practical informations

  • Application requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree (in any discipline)
    • 3 years of professional experience
    • 2 Recommendation letters (from professional or academic endorsers)
    • Proficiency in English: (TOEFL IBT 90 or IELTS: 6.5 or TOEIC 800)
  • Admission process
    • Submission of Application form duly filled
    • Admission interview with Program Director and Professors
  • Financial information
    • Application fee: 160€ (non-refundable)
    • Tuition fees: 21000€ (payable by 3 instalments per year)
    • Tuition includes e-books and expenses related to 2 study trips: housing, courses, host-university fees
    • Training eligible to FONGECIF, OPACIF, OPCAS and CPF funding
  • Study modes
    • “Intensive” - 1 year (30 hours per week, between Mon-Sat)
    • “Extensive” - 2 years (14 hours per week, every week, on Friday and Saturday)
    • NEW! “Hybrid” - 2 years (14 hours per week, online learning: weekly and onsite learning: once per month)
  • Application details
    • Regular application deadline: September 15
    • Application received after June 30 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
    • Apply by this date for best consideration for admission as well as for getting the recommendation of the Cnam to scholarship/funding providers (FONGECIF, OPCA…)
  • Priority application deadline: June 30
  • Rolling admission (until places fill up)
  • Start of the program
    • October and January (first Friday of the month)

Accreditation and ranking

  • The Cnam MBA holds a double accreditation
    • Master of Business Administration – International degree accredited by AMBA
    • Manager d’entreprise – French postgraduate degree, accredited by CNCP 

Nos titres sont enregistrés au RNCP, Répertoire national des certifications professionnelles.

  • Since 2010, the Cnam-MBA has been ranked among the best MBA in France by Eduniversal