ESAM is the management, finance and law school of the IGS Group based in Paris and Lyon. Its vocation is to train financial managers, managers, entrepreneurs and international decision-makers capable of understanding increasingly complex environments as well as contributing to the growth of a globalized market.
Clear and participatory governance is the key to successful strategic and educational choices. ESAM and its orientation and strategy committee, made up of educators, business leaders, lawyers and financiers, work together to constantly adapt to changes in the professions.
ESAM is a reputable school of corporate finance and strategic management recognised by the employment market. With entrepreneurial DNA, we accompany learners towards success.
Have you noticed how certain moments in life are decisive? Simple, natural, spontaneous or even thoughtful, these choices carry hopes, expectations and enthusiasm. We are at the dawn of a new era, and we, the HEP EDUCATION Collective, are convinced that education must be considered with Humanism, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism. We believe in a new open and independent educational model.
Studying in Paris means being as close as possible to the headquarters of the largest companies. The cultural and historical richness of the city makes all its prestige and attracts more than 30 million tourists each year. Paris is therefore a cosmopolitan, dynamic city full of opportunities waiting for you!
The choice of the Rhône-Alpes region was an obvious one due to its economic dynamism. That’s why since 2007 ESAM offers its bachelor’s program in management on the Lyon campus.
The pink city is the second pole of education and research in France and one of the most pleasant student cities for studying. It is therefore natural that ESAM chose to set up on the IGS Toulouse-Blagnac campus.
The Rennes campus offers a space for training, reflection, culture, social and entrepreneurial innovation in the service of the development of new rural areas. In Rennes, you will find a hybrid Rennes campus, of a completely new kind, which faces the limits of systems that are too often at the end of their rope.
ESAM offers four state-certified diplomas level 7 (former level I) & 6 (former level ii). This recognition is a guarantee of quality and a real appreciation for the graduates.
The notoriety of ESAM continues to grow. It is recognized as a major player in corporate finance and management training.
Why choose ESAM? Between recognized training, cutting-edge education, numerous perspectives in France and internationally ... discover the 10 reasons for choosing ESAM.
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ESAM is known and recognized as a post-bac Grande Ecole. It has the characteristics: human size, pedagogy and research of excellence, very close to the business world, open to the international.
The school offers a Grande Ecole Program in 5 years after Bac, 3 courses in France and abroad and 8 specialization courses during which students benefit from 20 to 30 months of professional experience and up to 2 years at the international.
The 3-year international bachelor's degree is an initiatory course to understand the major challenges of business development or project management, to acquire managerial skills and to understand the challenges of the internationalization of firms. . The courses are supplemented by educational, professional and international experiences allowing the development of soft skills.
The 3-year Bachelor in corporate finance is an initiatory path allowing to understand the major challenges of the company and to develop professional skills in finance. Teachings and professional experiences are supplemented by activities allowing the development of soft skills and stays abroad to broaden their vision of the world and of the company.
Offered at ESAM on the Paris campus, the 3-year Bachelor in Law and Political Science constitutes the initiatory path for students in their global understanding of law and political science thanks to a program identical to that of the major Parisian universities.
Offered at ESAM, the Grande école du Management ‘Superior Management School’, de la Finance et du Droit sur le campus de Paris, Lyon et Toulouse, The Master of Science Expert Financier allows you to become professionally trained in the careers of corporate finance in order to find high responsibility positions.
Offered at ESAM on the Paris, Lyon and Toulouse campuses, the Master of Science Strategic Management prepares you to join corporate management in a company, project or consulting firm. You will undertake a complete and high level education in strategic management.
Entrepreneurship is at the heart of the economy. This Master of Science offered at ESAM on the Paris and Lyon campuses will give you the keys to launch your business creation project.
Offered on the ESAM Paris campus, the ESAM Master of Science in Business Law allows you to prepare for joining corporate legal departments, consulting firms and business lawyers.
The Why Not Factory is ESAM's business incubator. It allows the students of the school to be able to build their business creation projects in a unique ecosystem.
The first year of the Master of Science Entrepreneurial work-study program focuses on the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills and the ideation of your future project. This course is tailor-made for you to test your ideas and turn them into a mature entrepreneurial project!
For the second year of the Master of Science Entrepreneurial work-study program, we have only one requirement, that each student-entrepreneur has a coherent entrepreneurial project, because it will be the common thread of this training! Each module will allow you to develop this entrepreneurial project and consolidate your entrepreneurial skills!
Prepared on our Paris campus on a work-study basis, the Accounting and Management diploma (DCG) is the first higher diploma which then allows you to pursue a DSCG to become a Chartered Accountant.
The DSCG Double Diploma and Master of Science Financial Expert allows you to build a profile sought after by accounting firms but also to prepare you for jobs in auditing and management control.
Through its MBA Risk Control Compliance (RCC) given on the Paris and Lyon campuses, ESAM allows you to become an expert in risk management, control and compliance, and to contribute to the control of financial risks for companies with international reach.
Offered at ESAM Paris, the Digital Transformation and Innovation MBA will allow you to become a project manager or consultant recognized for your ability to support digital innovation in business.
Offered at ESAM Paris, this year of additional Post Bac + 5 studies under student status and with the possibility of doing an internship will allow you to develop in an international and multicultural context to accelerate your career within financial departments and firms audit and advice.
Are you part of or want to join the management team of the company, from the assistant manager to the entrepreneur director, including the local manager and the BU manager? Do you want to evolve, reposition yourself, take more responsibility and take a step forward by validating a diploma recognized by the State?
International experiences are highly appreciated by companies. Indeed, the confrontation with the international context brings many qualities to the students. Qualities that will make them the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
Opening our students to the world and enabling them to develop an international career is our project. In this perspective, the Intercultural Management Semester (SMI) is a unique experience in a course.
Through international encounters, our students develop their openness and the qualities that will make them the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. It is in this perspective that we have developed specific international programs.
International city, the city of Dublin has shown itself to be an obvious choice for our first year students to strengthen their learning of English as well as to discover Anglo-Saxon culture.
ESAM counts more than 100 partner universities on the various programs which allow each student to broaden their cultural horizons and to discover a new approach to the disciplines of management and corporate finance.
Any ESAM student is required to study between one and two years abroad depending on their specialization. The international development strategy of the School of Corporate Finance and Strategic Management which offers a degree of Bac + 5 commerce targeted by the French Ministry of Higher Education, and titles registered with the RNCP is an intrinsic part of the institution's development strategy.
A true partner in educational performance and an essential link in the acquisition of professional skills, ESAM's faculty has been engaged for more than 25 years in the professionalization of students.
The ESAM school is not only a great school of corporate finance and strategic management. It is a school of common sense, a pragmatic school which has set itself the objective of allowing each of its students to develop the entrepreneurial side that lies dormant in them !
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Would you like to become a lecturer or professor at ESAM, the IGS Group 's Grande Ecole of Management, Finance and Law? Do not hesitate to submit your application to our teaching teams.
At ESAM, the internship periods in a company, from the first year of the Bachelor in International Management and the Bachelor of Law & Political Sciences, are considered as real springboards for the construction of the professional project and the definition of the first job. Periods in business are real sources of inspiration and motivation. They provide students with the means to discover and invest in the business world.
ESAM offers its post-bac + 2 and + 3 programs up to a work-study MBA on the Lyon and Paris campuses!
We put in place all the means and all the synergies to bring our students to success and professionalization. To this end, guidance and support systems towards employment have been put in place. Their purpose is the successful entry of graduates into the professional world.
Bringing together students and creating cohesion between former graduates and current students, this is the leitmotif of the ESAM Alumni association. More than an association, it is truly a support and support for students.
ESAM is a Grande Ecole of Corporate Finance, Strategic Management and Business Law recognized by the market. Our positioning continues to improve, both in our workforce and in our reputation.
Being a student at ESAM is not just taking courses, it is also living in a vibrant and diverse community. It's about discovering other students, creating unforgettable memories and getting involved in innovative projects! ESAM brings together around ten associations whose goal is to energize the campus and create cohesion between our students.
The Why Not Factory is a unique, experimental, creative, educational space, in which students and entrepreneurs combine their efforts to create and develop their projects. For ESAM students, this is an extraordinary opportunity to learn differently in order to learn better.
At ESAM, we are convinced that finance is at the service of the economic and social development of the company, that it must be accessible and understandable by all and that the financial manager is above all a guardian of the temple in matters of entrepreneurial risk analysis and management. It is in this state of mind that the idea of launching a Financial Factory by ESAM was born on the model of the Why Not Factory.
Graduate studies are a real investment and we understand the challenges they represent for you and those around you.
Higher education is a real investment and we understand the challenges it represents for you and those around you.
Studying at ESAM also means taking advantage of your free time, working out and getting involved in sporting activities.
Who we are ?
School of Management, Finance and law
A SCHOOL OF THE IGS GROUP
Recognitions and accreditations
Why Choose ESAM ?
Grande Ecole Program
Bachelor International Management
Bachelor in Corporate Finance
Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences
Master of Science (Bac+5)
MSc Financial Expert
MSc Strategic Management
MSc Business Lawyer
The Why Not Factory
MSc 1st year
MSc 2nd year
DCG & DSCG
MBA Risk Control Compliance
MBA Digital Transformation and Innovation
MBA M&A (Financial Equity Value)
Intercultural Management Semester (SMI)
Study on the Dublin Campus
Become a teacher
Support Towards Employment
The Why Not Factory Incubator
Financial Factory by ESAM
Financing your studies
Sport during your studies
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