ISM's programs are designed for accomplished business executives making progress in their present occupations and for ambitious managers ready to switch their career focus entirely. Our International MBA, DBA and PhD programs are suitable for those who want to engage in part-time or e-learning study while working, or dive into a full-time program as they make the next leap in their career. ISM’s flexible course curriculum allows each individual to design their curriculum and schedule.
All seminars are taught in English and classes are kept small, with usually no more than 25 students, in order to allow greater interaction with our accomplished faculty. ISM faculty members are rigorously selected from among the best in their field and are leading experts in business and education.
The quality of students is reflected in their desire to succeed. Our programs attract highly motivated individuals with a thirst for knowledge and the creativity to bring new ideas to class discussion. This lends itself to the creation of a dynamic learning environment where students can challenge themselves academically in their quest for professional development.
The International MBA (IMBA) program at ISM is designed for working professionals with an average of four years of professional experience. It is for those seeking to broaden their career horizons and gain significant career advantages in today’s competitive job market by pursuing an advanced degree that is both rigorous and flexible. Students may choose from among three different tracks: the generalist track; a specialization track in entrepreneurship & innovation; and, a specialization in finance.
The Doctor of Philosophy program at ISM prepares experienced and highly motivated business professionals to embark on careers of engaged instruction and original research. The PhD program offers flexible study options: e-learning as well as seminars held on four different continents. PhD candidates may choose from among four different tracks: the generalist track; a specialization track in entrepreneurship & innovation; a specialization in finance, and a specialization in higher education.
The Doctor of Business Administration program at ISM is designed for professionals who wish to advance their careers and deepen their knowledge and expertise as senior managers, as well as share their knowledge through teaching. Our program emphasizes an understanding of management as a system, understood as it operates across organizations, sectors, and cultures. The DBA program offers flexible study options: e-learning as well as seminars held on four different continents. The DBA is a generalist, multi-disciplinary program.
ISM offers mid-level and senior level executives the opportunity to develop their capacity as global business leaders through our International Executive Certificate Programs. ISM offers the certificate courses in International Business Management with in-person courses in Paris, or with one of our international partners. Participants have the option of attending courses online if they wish to stay in their home country.