The MSc in Global Business is one of Montpellier Business school’s programs in which you can foster your international professional skills and find a way to stand out from the crowd. It will provide you the specialist tools and techniques to increase your strengths in the international arena.

In addition to business fundamental courses, you can benefit from Chinese or French language courses. Company visits are also organized on each continent during the program.

During the entire program, you will meet professional experts and develop solid know-how which will make you ready to tackle all the challenges you will face during your future career with serenity.

Key points

A new program for Montpellier Business School approved by the French educational organization “Conférence des Grandes écoles”

An astonishing international adventure: three countries, three continents and an international internship.

The Master of Science (MSc) in Global Business (M.G.B.) of Montpellier Business School is an innovative program with three prestigious AACSB-accredited universities around the world.

You will start your studies at the University of Victoria (Uvic), Canada then you will continue the program at Montpellier Business School, France, and finally at the Sungkyunkwan University (S.K.K.U.), Seoul, South Korea. 3 months in each university and anywhere you want for the 4 to 6-months professional practice.


In a globalized world which is constantly changing, the MSc in Global Business will develop your knowledge, skills and more importantly, your international agility by spending one year in an intensive global business environment, dealing with different cultures and real-world business experience. The Master in Global Business will give you an open mindset.

The M.G.B. program offers you access to a wide network of professors, students and alumni who will help you adapt to new cultures and meet the challenges that come with new experiences, gain confidence and develop a global mindset you won’t find in the pages of textbooks, business theories or a typical classroom setting.

Key points

A unique and cross-cultural experience in three different countries :

  • Designed for recent graduates holding a Bachelor’s degree in business, commerce, economy or management,
  • Innovative curriculum delivery,
  • A mobile and diverse program,
  • First-hand experience,
  • Support through your journey,
  • A global mindset and skill-set,
  • Language: entirely taught in English,
  • Intake: last week of August,
  • Credits: 90 ECTS,
  • Degree: MSc in Global Business from Montpellier Business School,
  • Tuition Fees: 16 500 €


  • A Bachelor degree or equivalent in commerce, business administration or management.
  • Good English level: a minimum score of TOEFL 80/120 or TOEIC 785/990 or IELTS 6/9
  • Clear and relevant professional goals.

Admission process

  • You will need to complete the online application which can be saved and completer over time.
  • Selected applicants will be scheduled for admission interview via videoconference or at Montpellier Business School.

Requested documents

  • Copy of passport
  • One passport photograph
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Copies of highest diploma obtained.
  • Copies of transcripts of records from the past three years. Please provide an English translation of your documents if they are written in other languages than French and English.
  • Proof of Language proficiency: TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC.


  • Online registration: From the 8th of October 2018
  • Number of places: 12

Many reasons to choose this program

  • 3 top international universities and a unique opportunity to spend 3 months in 3 continents,
  • 3 accredited schools,
  • An innovative pedagogical method,
  • Differentiate yourself by joining a truly international program,
  • An excellent employability rate for our Montpellier BS graduates: 70% of students from our programs are hired before they even graduate,
  • Networking opportunities.

Program courses (1rst and 2nd semester)

The North American Business Context

This course examines the socio-economic and legal factors that impact on doing business in North America. Topics include the Canadian business context, legal system, human rights and employment legislation, labor practices and taxation issues. In addition, students are exposed to the trade relationship between Canada, the United States and Mexico (N.A.F.T.A.).

International Financial Management

This course is an examination of international financial markets and the financial decision making of multinational firms. Topics include international monetary systems, exchange rate determination, foreign currency derivatives, risk management techniques, and investments, financing and operating in global markets.

International Marketing and Global Strategy

This course is an examination of the strategic challenges facing businesses in an international context, with a focus on marketing issues. Topics include the problems associated with controlling andcoordinatingg activities in multiple markets, managing in diverse markets, responding to consumer and competitor differences, understanding the impact of different institutional structures, and coping with market consolidation.

International Logistics and Supply Chain Management

This course examines the issues involved in managing global supply chains and logistic flows. Topics are developed around the risks and opportunities of global sourcing. They include designing and implementing global supply chains, foreign manufacturing, inventory management, coping with security concerns, outsourcing, service standards, transportation options and performance evaluation.

The European Business Context

This course provides an overview of corporate governance structures, legal and economic systems and environmental sustainability issues in the European Union and beyond. The course will prepare students to apply their knowledge and global perspective to solving business issues and challenges.

Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence

An examination of the various dimensions of culture and cross-cultural leadership and management. Topics include how cultural intelligence and global mindset impact teamwork, conflict management, negotiations, motivation and overall leadership in international settings. The course compares how people from the three regions of the Master in Global Business program modules (e.g. North Americans, Europeans, and Asians) are similar and how they differ along these dimensions. This includes the challenges resulting from these differences and how to resolve them.

Industry Analysis and the Asian Business Context

This course is an overview of business operations in industries such as steel, food processing, shipbuilding, fishery, petroleum and high tech. In addition, the course examines how firms in these industries deal with threats and opportunities in a global setting as well as in an Asian business context.

Consulting Methods and Practice

This course provides an overview of the process of management consulting; introduces students to consulting methods to help them.

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