There are successes that are sometimes difficult to explain. This is not the case with ICN Business School! We know exactly why she panicked for several seasons. His remarkable breakthrough with prepas in 2021 (+23% of applicants), confirmed during his hiring in 2022 (+9% of enrollees), is the fruit of the substantial work he is doing to offer you a Grande École program of the highest standard. Its results in the recently released rankings highlight the quality of its academic offerings and the student experience it has in store for you at each of its campuses.
We just had a crazy experience with ICN! Major-Prépa organized his first Winter study camp at the school’s brand new campus in La Défense, and it was pretty crazy to almost meet 100 prepas from all over France for a full day of revisions before writing. We will continue this experience next spring: our Spring Study Camp will help you prepare for the oral exams (pre-registration is already open !). Still with ICN, a school that has the accompaniment in the bowels !
For this reason it was also noticed by the eligible 2022 who elevated it to the 2nd step of the podium of reserved schools best welcome for orals. It is also the school that attributes one student tutor for each candidate to accompany him from the very beginning of the competitions, and that he has created a Student Success department entirely dedicated to the success of his students.
A leading international school
Beyond this support work, which is very important to you, the international dimension of ICN Business School is noticed by experts in the world of higher education, and above all by those responsible for issuing prestigious accreditations. AACSB, Equis and AMBA. ICN has all three and is therefore among the top 1% of institutions in the world recognized to deliver a quality and reliable management program after a very rigorous evaluation process.
This triple crown opens the doors to him 120 partner universities in 40 countries around the world which are all expatriation destinations accessible to its students. Some of which you may know the names of because they are internationally renowned institutions: ITESM Monterray, Mexico, the second best school in Latin America, Pace University, in New York, University College, in Dublin, McGill University, Montreal… With a dozen of them (in South Korea, Japan, Germany, Italy, USA…), the proposal goes beyond the “simple” academic exchange since the ICN allows selected students to obtain a double degree : his Masters in Management and associate’s diploma.
Its campus in the heart of Berlin, one of the essential capitals of the European scene, also gives it an important international dimension, not to mention that the international is also experienced on the campuses of the business school in France. The names of Nancy and Paris may sound less “exotic” to your ears, but 57% of teachers are of foreign nationalitywhich greatly contributes to the development of the multicultural dimension of teaching and contributes to the progress of students in modern languages.
A double diploma for everyone
Since we were just talking about double degrees, know that they are not reserved for those who choose to do them abroad. All graduates leave ICN Business School with a double degree in hand. With the Faculty of Law of the University of Lorraine, is a master’s degree in commercial law and another in social law accessible to ICN students who have validated their DU Passerelle vers le droit de l’entreprise. With Nancy Miniere, offers a civil engineering degree to be achieved in 2 years following the 2nd year of the PGE. Access to the engineer/manager double degree is also possible with theENSGSI Nancywhich also opens its Masters in Innovation Design and Global Design to ICN students.
Students who are not interested in these demanding courses and are compatible with a certain type of profile are not excluded from the double degree! All the MSc taught by ICN Business School are open to final year students of the Grande École programme. They specialize during these 12 months alongside foreign classmates for the most part, because more than half of these courses, divided into three main areas of expertise (Finance/Audit/Controlling, Marketing/Business Development and Management of Organizations/Strategy) are accessible on the English track and all have a strong international dimension.
The effects of work-study on the CV
With two bac +5 level diplomas and significant international experience, ICN graduate CVs already have all the qualities to attract recruiters. Those who want to give him even more relief can count on alternation. In Nancy and Paris, 15 specializations are available in this format studies from the 2nd year and those who wish can book the work-study program for the last year. That is, 12 to 24 months of immersion in the business world, to take on missions that evolve alongside active professionals. The latter accompany the training and discuss with the school to better orient the acceleration of the substitute studentcan be seen at a glance on a CV!
Sometimes recruiters don’t even have time to see it… Why? Apprentices are often offered a first job on a permanent or fixed-term contract in the company where they have carried out their work-study programme. On average, 4 months do not pass between leaving ICN and obtaining a contract formalizing entry into the world of work.
A transdisciplinary pedagogy to develop your plasticity
There are also things that will be hard for you to summarize in one line in a question. With 20 years of history, pedagogic #ArtTechnologyManagement it is totally inseparable from the academic and student experience of ICN. Students experience it through the different spaces of each of its campuses: those dedicated to collaborative work, those where they focus on their projects, those where associations meet. They also experience it within the #ATM laboratories which contribute to enriching managerial training by bringing the perspective of other disciplines: art, design, engineering, philosophy…
On the Nancy campus, in contact with the students of the two allied schools of ICN, Mines Nancy and the National School of Art and Design of Nancy, future managers discover new approaches to the various topics addressed, develop new ideas, develop their of creativity. He removes the blinkers, decompartmentalises, it is a work that transforms in depth and that acquires meaning even after two years of broadening the horizons thanks to the preparation. It’s not about working just for management, just for the business. Build yourself beyond these disciplines and beyond the short term with ICN. A first job without waiting is perfect; development opportunities during a career that looks like you, who asks for more?