ISTI Master 1

Pre-MBA in International Tourism Management

The MBA is a degree in International Business Management specialized in InternationalTourism, Hospitality, and Luxury Brands. The MBA program is held in 2 years.

The entry of the first year of the Master/MBA programs is accessible for all the candidates who received a Bachelor (Bac + 3).

Benefiting from the dual experience in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Luxury for 40 years, ISTI and CMH, Pre MBA and MBA programs offer students the opportunity to acquire managerial skills and knowledge specific to these two industries.

This partnership will enable them to acquire a multi-competence, through a strategy of areas of expertise and specializations in the fields of Hospitality, Tourism, Luxury Brands, Communication, Event, and International Business.

At the end of the first year, pre-MBA students will acquire the skills necessary to follow the MBA / Master of Business Administration, and may choose 3 or 4 specializations from 17 specializations in 4 specialized tracks offered as a professional project.

Programs

Pre-MBA - PROGRAMS

Français  English Programs taught in French and English

CORE COURSES :

  • Business Plan
  • Strategic Revenue Management
  • Financial & managerial accounting
  • International marketing
  • Negotiation and leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • International Law
  • Advanced Business Communication Skills
  • Net Literacy Skills

4 SPECIALIZED TRACKS & 17 SPECIALIZATIONS :

Luxury Tourism Management International Hospitality Management
  • Produits touristiques de Luxe
  • Luxury Travel Management
  • Oenotourism
  • Tourism Niche Markets
  • Luxury Leisure
  • Hotel Operations
  • Hotel Project Development
  • Restaurant Management
  • Franchising
Communication & Events New Media for Tourism
  • Events Management
  • Manifestations culturelles
  • MICE – Manifestation Incentive Convention Events
  • Luxury Events
  • Social & Community Management
  • Community Management
  • E-Marketing
  • Marketing & Web Communautaire
WORKSHOP & CONFERENCES
CAMPUS LANGUAGES
Foreign languages: Espagnol, Allemand, Italien, Russe, Chinois, Japonais, Portugaise

Toefl intensive training
WORK BASED LEARNING
INDIVIDUAL COACHING
EURO BUSINESS SEMINARS
Geneva – Brussels – Barcelona – London
MANAGEMENT TRAINING
According to the specialized tracks – 6 months
European Union, Eastern Europe, Asia, Noth, Central and South America, Gulf countries.
Placed by our placement service

MBA 1
An optional validation of: BSc / Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management
ACBSP Accredited

Logo ACBSP

 

Work based learning

Pre-MBA - Work based learning

Alternate mode Part-time mode
Begins October
Duration : 12 months
Alternate course in the morning /internship or job in the afternoon
Begins October
Duration : 12 months
Alternate 2 days course / 3 days of internship or job
Begins May
Professional activity in form of a job or a mission.
Begins May
Professional activity in form of a job or a mission.
October / November
Presentation of a research paper
October / November
Presentation of a research paper

 

Admission

Admission

THE CRITERIAS THE PROCEDURE
  • Bac + 3 / Bac + 4
  • Graduated with a degree or having an equivalent degree from a business school or an equivalent foreign degree.
  • Managerial and executive, depending on the professional experience
Selection of the candidature
  • Admission test for the level 1
  • Motivational interview with the personal project presentation
Prerequisites course
The candidates who have no trainings in management may be offered a full or partial prerequisite course.
Possibility of upgrading the language level.

Research paper

Pre-MBA

COMPANY MISSION / RESEARCH PAPER

During the course a professional mission shall be made by the student at a French or foreign company.

This mission is sanctioned by writing a research paper based on a personal project, that allows students to practice their knowledge. Each student has a coordinator, a project manager, whose role is to enable the students to effectively integrate within the host company.

He / she directs and advices the students to achieve a professionalism and enabling him / her to meet the objective of the mission. More importantly he / she would share his / her experiences, thus facilitating his / her integration into a professional world.

Accreditations

INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN RECOGNITION

Our programs are accredited by the international organisations, giving them both International and European recognition, thus allowing our candidates to complete a semester abroad at of the 750 partner universities in the ACBSP-ECBE-ECMU network and to validate a double degree.

The MBA program of IEMI is accredited by:

Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs European Council for Business Education Brussels European Corporate Management University Brussels
Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs European Council for Business Education Brussels European Corporate Management University Brussels



IEMI is a member of :

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business USA Russian Association of Business Education Moscou Russia Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administration Lima Perou
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business USA Russian Association of Business Education Moscou Russia Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administration Lima Perou

 

AMERICAN ACCREDITATION

IEMI obtained an accreditation for its MBA program from ACBSP (Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs).

ACBSP is an American association that provides accreditation for the specialised management programs. Its mission is to promote the quality of the teaching in Business Management. It consists of seven American regions and two international regions.

The accreditation enables redefining the criteria of the teaching quality in the international management and to develop a training network and professionals from all over the world. It encourages the candidates' mobility by allowing them to pursue a second degree from another university in the network.

ACBSP is the first association recognised in the USA by the CHEA : US Governemental Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

IEMI obtained the accreditation of the MBA - Master of Business Administration from ACBSP, Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs of the United-States.

EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION

IEMI obtained an accreditation of its programs from ECBE – European Council for Business Education

ECBE is a European association whose purpose is also to provide accreditation of management programs. Its objective is to define the criteria of the quality.

The objective of ECBE is to assure the constant quality and efficiency of Business Administration programs and to give the candidates a recognised international equivalence, which allows them to gain qualified proficiencies highly appreciated in Business Administration.

ECBE are in favour of student exchanges between member universities and allow the transfer of credits in order to pursue their International MBA or to obtain a double degree in internationally accredited universities or schools

Tuition fees

Pre-MBA

MBA annual fees - 2-year program: 

2-year MBA program
Annual fees: 8500 € * 

Possibility of payment in several instalments

* The fees for MBA 1 includes:

  • The course materials in all forms
  • Access to EMC Connect, our intranet system and Career Center, a platform that links students with Hotels, Tourism and specialized companies in the field of Luxury, Events and Communication
  • Implementation of personalized relationship to work-based learning, s internships, Management training and employment in France and abroad
  • Access to our WEBTV for the realisation of CV video
  • Campus languages: Learning two foreign languages and the possibility of a third among seven foreign languages offered at all levels: German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
  • CPC test(Common Professional Component)
  • Acces to Incubator for the project and company creators in Hotel and Luxury
  • Managerial Coaching - Career Development Center
  • Pre-requisite courses for students with no prior background in Management. Pre-requisite courses in: Management, Marketing, Accounting, Economics, and Management Information Systems.
  • Ateliers / workshops
  • Career days - recruitment day
  • Application form and test are included in the annual fees.

FINANCING YOUR STUDIES

  • Bank loan with preferential rates
    • The school has a privileged partnership with LCL
    • On the other hand, you can use the web financetesetudes.com platform. From a development of your application to finding the best bank offers, financetesetudes will assist you throughout the loan process.
  • Financial aid granted by FONGECIF training fund (French organization for personal leave for training) and Pôle emploi (French unemployment insurance scheme)

Financial Aid

ISTI has established a financial support system for its programs adapted to the different financial situations of candidates:

1. BANK LOANS

  • The school has a privileged partnership with Crédit Lyonnais. The bank offers an outstanding "Entrepreneurship" loan.
  • On the other hand, you can use the web financetesetudes.com platform. From a development of your application to finding the best bank offers, financetesetudes will assist you throughout the loan process.

2. TEMPORARY WORK

The Conseil Europe Service Department at our Institute provides several offers of temp work - jobs that fit in with your study timetables.

3. TRAINING COURSES AND MISSIONS

Gratuities received during training courses or on in-company placements are received by students depending on the skills and experience of the candidates, and particularly graduates.

4. COSTS BORNE

In addition, the salaries and studies costs borne may be allocated to the continuing training budget: Fongécif (the Individual Training Leave Management Fund), Regions and Departements Grants and Allowances, the ANPE (French National Employment Agency), ASSEDIC (the French Unemployment Insurance Agency), CNASEA (National Centre for the Development of Agricultural Holdings Structures) and the CMPA.

Every year, under the framework of agreements with the ECMU and Geneva CMI, the European professional studies solidarity fund awards IEMI students honorary grants in agreement with international corporates.

THE DIF (INDIVIDUAL TRAINING ENTITLEMENT)

This is a credit of 20 training hours per year which can accumulated over 6 years up to a limit of 120 hours. The training takes place during working hours unless other arrangements have been made, and the cost is borne by the employer subject to certain terms. Training hours completed outside working hours are paid for by the employer to the sum of 50 % of the net reference remuneration. During the working hours, the salary is maintained subject to the usual conditions. The employer can assign training costs to its contribution to the continuous training development.

LE CIF (INDIVIDUAL TRAINING LEAVE)

This enables one year of full-time training to be completed, or 1,200 part-time hours, and enables you to return to your position or an equivalent position upon completion. The financing body covers 80 % to 90 % of the salary (and up to 100 % if this is less than two times the level of the SMIC (index-linked guaranteed minimum wage). It can also partly or fully reimburse training, transport and accommodation costs, in accordance with the rules it has determined. The employer may (or may not) decide to finance the remuneration and the remaining costs.