International Executive MBA

Paris & Istanbul | Organized by IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School & BMI Business School Istanbul

About Program

Organized in cooperation with IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School, which is the official business school of Paris Sorbonne University, and BMI Business School Istanbul, International Executive MBA Program; is an official Executive Master of Business Administration Program, specially prepared for leading managers and senior executives, that offers a globally valid and recognized degree from  world-wide prestigious Paris Sorbonne University.


It has been designed as Turkey's Most Prestigious Executive MBA Program with its educational content prepared in global academic standards, with its faculty consisting of world-renowned academics from Europe and Turkey, and with the unique executive networking environment that it offers. In addition to lecture sessions, the program includes; experience sharing sessions and seminars with C-level executives and management consultants from leading companies, business simulations and case studies that accompany the courses, leadership / personal development coaching sessions and team practice sessions, in order to provide participants a unique development journey.


Participants who successfully complete the program will be awarded with a globally valid and recognized, highly prestigious official Executive MBA Diploma / Master's Degree from Paris Sorbonne University

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Paris Sorbonne Üniversitesi

About Paris Sorbonne University

University of Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, one of the most rooted and prestigious universities in the world with its 800-year history, is the most prominent university of France today. Sorbonne University, with more than 40,000 students enrolled, 14 academic departments, hundreds of research institutes and educational units, offers undergraduate, graduate and postgrad education programs especially in the fields of law, political science, economics, business and social sciences.


With its location in the heart of Paris, one of the most important capitals of Europe and the World, Sorbonne University is at the center of a rich international relations network extending to five different continents and continues to play an important role in the development of researchers, academics, lawyers, managers and professionals at global standards. Paris Sorbonne University, where the traditional and the modern intersect, is the leading university in Europe in the fields of Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Management and Communication. 

About IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School is the official business school of world-famous Paris Sorbonne University; is an institution specialized in Management and Business sciences since 1956. Research and training are its core activities offering degree-granting programs to Executives and young Professionals. Sorbonne Business School's portfolio includes not only general business training for experienced profiles looking to gain business competences but also specialized MastersPart time tracks have been designed over the years to fit the needs of students who work while studying, making Sorbonne Business School an expert in continuous trainingSorbonne Business School's very active research work enriches programs with innovative approaches providing students with the necessary skills and tools to respond to tomorrow’s challenges.


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Paris Sorbonne Üniversitesi

International Executive MBA Program

International Executive MBA Program; is the official masters degree program of Université Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne offered / located dominantly in Istanbul, in corporation of  IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School & BMI Business School. The program is a delocalized  masters degree program that is already offered in different parts of the world including Paris (France) and Bejing (China), by IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School and its international partners. 


In this respect, this program offers the possibility to follow official Masters Degree program of Paris Sorbonne University, delocalized in Istanbul (Mandarin Oriental Bosphorus), in corporation with BMI Business School Istanbul.

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Program Overview​​

Next Intake

September 2022-November 2023
(Course Period)

November 2023-April 2024
(Thesis-Graduation)

Duration


Total 18 Months

(1.5 Years)


Scope


14 Lecture Module

Graduation Project


Location


12 Weeks - Istanbul

2 Weeks - Paris


Degree

Masters Degree / Executive MBA


Diploma

University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne


Program Language

English


Capacity

Max 30 Participants


Program Objectives

The purpose of the Sorbonne & BMI International Executive MBA Program is; to develop senior and mid-level executives of leading companies, as business leaders who have a strategic and visionary perspective in the face of the rapidly changing global business world and competitive environment, have a good command of current business & management methodologies and can demonstrate exceptional leadership skills.


International Executive MBA program participants;

  • Conveys the latest knowledge, techniques and methodologies in management science,
  • Provides an up-to-date information set regarding the management of all functions within the institution,
  • Develops competencies in strategic thinking, planning and management, as well as competencies needed for actualization of the strategy
  • Strengthens the communication and leadership skills needed in senior management roles,
  • Strengthens the intuition of future planning, innovative thinking and entrepreneurship with analytical foundations,  
  • Expands his perspective about digital transformation, digital business world and upcoming trends in economy & business,
  • Provides up-to-date information about business world and prepares for upcoming changes, 

Duration & Calendar

Organized in cooperation with Sorbonne & BMI, the International Executive MBA Program allows you to complete an EMBA curriculum at global academic standards in 18 months, with its rich educational content in a modular structure.


During the lecture phase (educational modules) of the program, the participants will devote one week of each month to an intensive lecture week between Wednesday and Sunday, so they will complete a total of 14 educational modules in the program / in a period of 14 months. Two of the 14 educational modules in the program will be held in Paris, and the rest will be held in Istanbul.


The thesis phase of the program will start with methodology seminars and research studies in the tenth month, and the participants will devote the last 4 months of the program to the preparation of the thesis with their academic advisors. As the last stage of the program, the participants who will present their thesis work in front of an academic jury will thus have completed the master's program. 


Thus, they will have the opportunity to complete a globally valid and recognized business master's degree program in a total of 18 months. 

Metholodogy

During the program, academic and practical information will be presented in a balanced ratio, and course contents that focus on successful applications from the sector and provide perspective on current trends and developments in the business world will be followed. With the case studies and analyzes in international standards to be applied in the courses, the participants will have the opportunity to experience, develop and present the knowledge they have acquired individually and as a team.


Sorbonne & BMI – International Executive MBA In-Program Contains;

  • Interactive information sharing that presents academic and practical knowledge in a balanced and harmonized way,
  • Educational content enriched with contemporary videos, images, statistics, research reports, graphics, and other educational materials,
  • Individual and team practice studies and research project for practical experience and skill development,
  • Analysis on real-world business problems & opportunities with studies on international business cases & examples from world’s top business institutes,
  • Experience sharing and discussions on current practices and best examples within the industry with participation of guest speakers from the business world,
  • Classroom environment that allows information sharing and exchange of views among the participants accompanied with unique networking experience,
  • Individual and team research, project, presentation and coaching sessions,
  • Modular management / business simulations accompanying the courses.

Graduation & Degree

Participants who complete successfully the program are graduates of  Université Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne University and obtains an official masters degree diploma on Executive MBA. It is an internationally recognized and accredited diploma that offers you the possibility to apply for a PhD degree all around the world.


In order to complete the program; participants should complete lecture time of 14 education modules (each of 28 hours), succeed in final exams / evaluations at the end of each module and, successfully prepare and present their thesis work to an academic jury. Participants will receive their diplomas at the graduation ceremony that will be held in Paris Sorbonne University in June 2024 or the one that will be held in Istanbul in May 2024, depending on their preferences. 

Curriculum​​

Sorbonne & BMI – International Executive MBA Program content; in addition to an EMBA curriculum at international standards, it has been strengthened to include the competencies needed by today's business world and the skills that will contribute to the individual development of the participants.


The program consists of a total of 14 educational modules that focus on strengthening the analytical basis , gaining a holistic management approach, and developing leadership skills required in the digital age. First 14 months of the program require active course-class participation, while remaining 4 months are reserved for participants' individual thesis work. 

ModülDersKoordinatör / EğitmenTarihLokasyon
 -Açılış & NetworkingEmirhan Altunkaya & Prof. Dr. Jerome Caby
(BMI Business School - IAE Paris Sorbonne)
17 September 2022Istanbul 
 1 Economics & Financial Markets  for ManagersProf. Dr. Erhan Aslanoğlu (Piri Reis University)
Prof. Dr. Erdem Başçı (TED University)
Prof. Dr. Levent Koçkesen (Koç University)
Prof. Dr. Metin Ercan (Bogazici University)
22 - 25 September 2022Istanbul 
 2Introduction to Business & Management
Assoc Prof. Pierre Yves Lagroue & Dr. Valerie Zeitoun
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
16 - 23 October 2022Paris 
 3Strategic Marketing ManagementProf. Dr. Geraldine  Michel & Dr. Valerie Zeitoun
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
23 - 27 November 2022Istanbul 
 4Financial AccountingAssoc. Prof. Ali Çoşkun (Bogazici University)
Prof. Dr. Fatih Yılmaz (Istanbul University)
Prof. Dr. Volkan Demir (Galatasaray University)
Dr. Melik Ertuğrul (Galatasaray University)
Prof. Dr. Celal Aksu (Emeritus Professor)
14 - 18 December 2022Istanbul 
 5 Strategic Human Resources Management Assoc. Prof. Emmanuelle Garbe
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
 18 - 22 January 2023Istanbul 
 6 Operations & Supply Chain ManagementAssoc. Prof. Pierre Yves Lagroue
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
22 - 26 February 2023Istanbul 
 7Law for ManagersProf. Dr. Erdem Büyüksagis (Fribourg University & Yeditepe Uni.)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bahtiyar (Yeditepe University)
Dr. Canan Ünal (Marmara University)
Dr. İsmail Esin (Esin Attorney Partnership, a Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein)
15 - 19 March 2023Istanbul
 8 Strategic Financial ManagementProf. Dr. Metin Ercan (Bogazici University)
Prof. Dr. Vedat Akgiray (Bogazici University)
Prof. Dr. Oğuzhan Özbaş (Bogazici University)
Assoc. Prof. Neslihan Yılmaz (Bogazici University)
Dr. Erdinç Akyıldırım (Bogazici University)
12 - 16 April 2023Istanbul 
 9 Digital Transformation & Digital StrategyProf. Dr. Erkan Erdil (Middle East Technical University)
Assoc. Prof. Nihan Yıldırım (Istanbul Technical University)
10 - 14 May 2023Istanbul
 10International & Intercultural ManagementProf. Dr. Geraldine Schmidt
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
7 - 11 June 2023Istanbul
 11Strategic Management of Information SystemsAssoc. Prof. Yavuz Acar
(Bogazici University)
6 - 10 September 2023Istanbul
 12Managerial Accounting & ControlProf. Dr. Marion Soulerot
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
4 - 8 October 2023Istanbul
 13Entrepreneurship & LeadershipProf. Dr. Didier Chabaud
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
1 - 5 November  2023Istanbul
 14Strategic Management & OrganizationProf. Dr. Simon Porcher
(IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School)
19 - 26 November 2023Paris
 -Thesis / Graduation Project Submission Emirhan Altunkaya & Pierre Yves Lagroue
(BMI Business School & IAE Paris Sorbonne)
F ebruary 2024Istanbul
 -Thesis / Graduation Project DefenseEmirhan Altunkaya & Pierre Yves Lagroue
(BMI Business School & IAE Paris Sorbonne)
March 2024Istanbul
 -Graduation CeremonyEmirhan Altunkaya & Pierre Yves Lagroue
(BMI Business School & IAE Paris Sorbonne)
April 2024Paris 

In addition to the curriculum above; business simulations, application studies with management consultants, communication-leadership themed seminars, webinars and coaching sessions will be organized to accompany the courses. Within each educational module in the program, C-Level executives from Turkey's leading companies will be hosted as guest speakers and experience sharing sessions will be held on the relevant topic. 

Weekly Lecture Calendar

Sorbonne & BMI – International Executive MBA course schedule; it has been carefully created so that managers can follow their professional careers without interruption. Course schedules have been shaped considering the busy agenda of the participants; it was ensured that the participants could follow the lessons by dedicating one week of each month to class participation between Wednesday and Sunday.


In the weeks between classes, participants are expected to devote time to research, reading, individual and group project work, business simulation applications, exam and thesis preparation. Each module includes at least 28 hours of lecture time and in addition there are experience sharing & practice studies.


Each lecture week consists of total 28 hours of lecture + 2 hours of guest speaker session + 2 hours for networking events and includes the exam / evaluation of the previous module.

DayTimeEvent
Wednesday17:30 - 19:30
19:30 - 21:00
Exam / Evaluation of Previous Module 
Dinner & Networking
Thursday09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 15:30 

Lecture Time - New Module
Lecture Time 
Friday 09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 15:30
15:30 - 17:30 
Lecture Time 
Lecture Time 
Guest Speaker Session
Saturday 09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 17:30
Lecture Time 
Lecture Time
Sunday 09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 17:30
Lecture Time 
Lecture Time

Faculty

During the program, participants will work with world-renowned academics and management consultants who are experts in their fields; 60% from Paris Sorbonne University, 40% from Turkey's leading universities. At the same time, in each educational module, they will meet with various C-level executives from leading companies in experience sharing and seminar sessions.

Assoc. Prof. Pierre Yves Lagroue

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor & EMBA Coordinator

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Prof. Dr. Erhan Aslanoğlu

Piri Reis University

Vice Rector

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Dr. Valerie Zeitoun

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Adjunct Professor

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Assoc. Prof. Ali Çoşkun

Bogazici University

Vice Chair Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Geraldine Michel

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor

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Prof. Dr. Erdem Büyüksagis

Fribourg University & Yeditepe Uni.

Law Faculty Member

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Assoc. Prof. Emmanuelle Garbe

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor

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Prof. Dr. Metin Ercan

Bogazici University

Chair - Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Geraldine Schmidt

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor

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Prof. Dr. Erkan Erdil

Middle East Technical University

Economics Department

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Assoc. Prof. Marion Soulerot

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Adjunct Professor

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Assoc. Prof. Yavuz Acar

Bogazici University

Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Didier Chabaud

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor

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Assoc. Prof. Nihan Yıldırım

Istanbul Technical University

Management Engineering Dept.

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Dr. Simon Porcher

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Adjunct Professor

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Prof. Dr. Vedat Akgiray

Bogazici University

Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Jerome Caby

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Professor & EMBA Coordinator

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Prof. Dr. Erdem Başçı

TED University

Economics Department

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Prof. Dr. Eric Lamarque

IAE Paris Sorbonne Business School

Directeur - IAE Paris

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Prof. Dr. Levent Koçkesen

Koç University

Economics Department

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Prof. Dr. Fatih Yılmaz

Istanbul University

Accounting Department

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Prof. Dr. Volkan Demir

Galatasaray University

Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Celal Aksu

Emeritus Professor

Former INSEAD, Bogazici, Ozyegin

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Assoc. Prof. Neslihan Yılmaz

Bogazici University

Vice Chair Management Department

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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Bahtiyar

Yeditepe University

Law Department

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Dr. İsmail Esin

Esin Attorney Partnership
Attorney

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Prof. Dr. Oğuzhan Özbaş

Bogazici University

Adjunct Professor

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C-Level Guest Speakers

Dr. Erdem Aksakal

SAP

Global Director

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Dr. Burçin Gözlüklü

Centrum

Partner

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Alphan Manas

Brightwell Holdings

Chairman

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Güven Borça

Markam Consultancy

Founder

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Erol Bilecik

TÜSİAD Ex-President

Index Grup CEO

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Cenk Ulu

PwC Turkey

Territory Senior Partner

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Tuğrul Tekbulut

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Founder
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Hakan Güldağ

Dünya

Chairman of the Board

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Vahap Munyar

Dünya

General Coordinator

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Şeref Oğuz

Dünya

Editorial Board Chairman

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Ömer Kızıl

Uludağ Beverage

Vice Chairman of the Board

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Murat Sağman

SAGAM Strategy Consultancy

Founder

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Admissions & Tuition Fee

Participant Profile

10+ Years of Work Experience
2+ Years of Management Experience

Reliable Academic - Professional Background


Relevant For

Senior Executives - Mid Level Executives
Entrepreneurs - Business Owners - General Managers
Board Members - Family Business Leaders


Further Information

0 (212) 273 15 05 - 0 (555) 818 99 40 

emba@bmieducation.com 
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Admission Requirements

Sorbonne & BMI – International Executive MBA Program; It is a program specially designed to provide a unique networking environment for experienced managers who aim to develop their careers and take them to the next level with an international MBA experience.


Accordingly, the prerequisites for participation in the program are;

  • Bachelor's degree; successful academic background and relevant university departments are preferred,
  • Having at least 10 years of professional work experience after the bachelor's degree; the professional experience in question must be at least 2 years of managerial experience,
  • English proficiency; If you have completed your undergraduate education in English or if your mother tongue is English, there is no need for a document. Otherwise, an exam document stating English proficiency is required.
  • The dedication, motivation and willingness to complete an international MBA program
  • To apply to the program, first of all, online application form must be filled in completely, 

Application Documents

Documents required to complete the application to the program;

  • Online application form,
  • Up-to-date CV / resume,
  • One page motivation letter / letter of intent,
  • Two references,
  • Photocopy of official diploma and academic transcript from each university attended,
  • A copy of the document showing proficiency in English,
  • Copy of identity document or Passport,
  • Application fee (50€) payment receipt

Application Process & Interviews

Applications to the program are processed as they reach our institution throughout the year. Applications to the program will be evaluated by the selection committee in order to observe the diversity in the participant profile and in terms of eligibility in the application conditions, and the candidates who are found suitable will be included in the interview process.


Candidate students who meet the application conditions are interviewed physically in Istanbul in June or online on the dates determined during the application period. During the interview process, besides the motivation and willingness of the candidate, professional career history, achievements and post-MBA goals will also be evaluated. Within the scope of the interviews, the candidate may also be expected to present various case studies on business management. 

Tuition Fee

For the 2022 – 2023 Academic Year, the participation fee per person has been determined as 19.500€ + VAT in advance.

The program fee includes:

  • All educational materials, textbooks, notes, presentations and materials,
  • Sorbonne e-library access & online training materials to be used throughout the courses,
  • Business & Management Simulation applications to be used throughout the courses,
  • International case studies & analyzes to be used throughout the courses,
  • Refreshments, morning and lunch meals throughout the day on lecture days,
  • Leadership seminars & coaching sessions to be organized in addition to the lectures,
  • Participation to education programs and events organized by BMI with 25% discount,

Diploma & Alumni Community

Participants who meet the 70% attendance requirement for the program, achieve an average of 70% in the exams specific to each module during the program, and successfully complete the thesis defense, will be entitled to an official MBA certificate from Paris Sorbonne University. Successful participants will be entitled to an internationally valid official graduate certificate; With this prestigious and world-renowned master's degree, they can apply to any doctorate program they wish in Turkey or abroad.


At the same time, graduates of the program are accepted as members of the BMI Alumni Community. In this direction, they can participate in workshops, seminars and events organized exclusively for community members free of charge and have a unique network and development network that will last a lifetime. Alumni community members can also benefit from special discount rates for participation in all education programs, conference and summit programs organized by BMI. 

Further Information


For further information about the program you can use the webform below or contact us directly via e-mail or phone.
Once you fill up the below webform; our program consultants will be contacting you as soon as possible.