Double degree with ESADE Business School

The double program HEC Paris-ESADE gives access to 4 comprehensive MSc dedicated to 4 different fields of management.

HEC Paris’ students following the double degree with ESADE will have the opportunity to choose among 4 MSc: International Management, Marketing Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Finance.

Students must acquire B1 level in Spanish before graduation. During the first semester, all courses are taught in English, and a course in Spanish language is compulsory for students who are not yet competent in Spanish. During the second semester, students can choose electives in Spanish.

In addition, the writing of a Master thesis is required.

More information: www.esade.edu/management/eng

MSc in International Management

The MSc in International Management includes core courses, skill seminars, elective management courses and free electives.

Core Courses

  • Business in society
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial markets
  • Firms, economics and the global environment
  • Geopolitics,
  • International marketing strategies,
  • Global operations,
  • Global organization,
  • International business strategies
  • Managing digital business

Skill Seminars

  • Decision making: improving your judgment
  • Excel (intermediate and advanced level)
  • Big data for business (introductory seminar)
  • Leadership
  • Managing cross-cultural relations
  • Managing development in poor countries
  • ...

Elective Management Courses

  • Banking and insurance
  • Becoming a manager
  • Business simulation
  • Global supply chain
  • Innovation through design thinking
  • Leading a management consulting firm
  • Managing diversity
  • Managing international innovation
  • Open innovation and open business models
  • Political risk analysis for international business growth
  • Taxation in global economy
  • ...

Free Electives

  • Co-creation strategies : Innovating together with customers
  • Corporate strategy
  • Corporate sustainability strategies
  • Creatividad y Gestion (in Spanish)
  • Data analytics
  • Design management
  • Disruptive management
  • Family business management
  • Hedge funds
  • Leadership
  • Management control systems
  • Project management
  • ...

MSc in Marketing Management

The MSc in Marketing Management includes core courses, skill seminars, elective marketing courses and free electives.

Core Courses

  • Brand management
  • Business in society
  • Consumer-centric marketing
  • Go-to-market strategies
  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Metrics
  • International marketing strategies
  • Managing in digital media
  • Post-digital communications
  • Pricing
  • Strategic sales management

Skill Seminars

  • Analytical models in marketing consultancy
  • Decision making: improving your judgment
  • Excel (intermediate and advanced level)
  • Big data for business (introductory seminar)
  • Gateway seminar: e-commerce & technology
  • Gateway seminar: fashion
  • Gateway seminar: sports
  • Graphic design for entrepreneurs
  • Leadership
  • Managing cross-cultural relations
  • Managing development in poor countries
  • ...

Elective Marketing Courses

  • Advanced consultative selling process
  • Co-creation strategies : Innovating together with customers
  • Design management
  • Digital business
  • Disruptive management
  • Managing global business to business marketing
  • Marketing communications
  • Pricing & low cost strategies
  • Retail innovation
  • ...

Free Electives

  • Business simulation
  • Competing with business intelligence
  • Corporate strategy
  • Cultural, art, media, entertainment and creative industries
  • Data analytics
  • Development tools for web and mobile app
  • Digital entrepreneuship and innovation
  • Dynamics of organizational change
  • Geopolitics
  • Global supply chain
  • ...

MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship includes core courses, skill seminars, elective Innovation & Entrepreneurship courses and free electives.

Core Courses

  • Business in society
  • Creative thinking
  • Creating and capturing value through business models
  • Dealing with intellectual property rights
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exploring the opportunity : technology and markets
  • Innovation management
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Implementing innovation
  • Marketing for start-ups
  • Measuring innovation to implement an innovation strategy
  • New product development & service innovation
  • Open innovation & corporate entrepreneurship

Skill Seminars

  • Decision making: improving your judgment
  • Excel (intermediate and advanced level)
  • Big data for business (introductory seminar)
  • Leadership
  • Graphic design for entrepreneurs
  • Managing cross-cultural relations
  • Managing development in poor countries
  • Negotiations in tough environments
  • ...

Elective Innovation and Entrepreneurship Courses

  • Development tools for web and mobile apps
  • Digital entrepreneurship & innovation
  • Entrepreneurship & innovation in healthcare
  • Entrepreneurship & innovation in clean-tech and sustainable energy
  • Managing people in high growth start-ups
  • Sales management and getting your beachhead customers
  • Sup immersion class London
  • Sup immersion class Berlin

Free Electives

  • Advanced consultative selling process
  • Becoming a manager
  • Business simulation
  • Co-creation strategies : Innovating together with customers
  • Competing with business intelligence & analytics
  • Corporate strategy
  • Data analytics
  • Design management
  • Digital business
  • Disruptive management
  • Family business management
  • Global sourcing
  • Leadership
  • Managing diversity
  • ...

MSc in Finance

The MSc in Finance primarily includes core courses and skill seminars. Students following this program must also choose a specialized track in order to deepen their understanding of one of the 2 following specific fields: Corporate Financial Management or Asset Management and Banking.

Core Courses

  • Investments
  • Financial modelling
  • Corporate valuation
  • Financial analysis and reporting
  • Finance project
  • Corporate finance
  • Derivatives
  • Business in society

Skill Seminars

  • Advanced Excel for marketing and strategic data analysis
  • Analytical models in marketing consultancy
  • Coaching in business
  • Cognitive processes and global leadership
  • Corporate writing skills: improving your judgement
  • Decision making
  • High performance teams
  • Inter-personal communication
  • Managing cross-cultural relations
  • Managing development in poor countries
  • ...

Corporate Financial Management Track


Core courses

  • Operational financial management
  • Management accounting for business decisions

Electives

  • Audit and corporate governance
  • Corporate finance in emerging markets
  • Global financial management
  • Management control systems
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Taxation in a global economy
  • ...

Asset Management and Banking Track


Core courses

  • Asset pricing
  • Fixed income

Elective courses

  • Banking and insurance
  • Hedge fund
  • International portfolio management
  • Real estate finance
  • Risk management
  •  …