Essec MBA

Essec Global MBA is a 12-Month Full time MBA with September Intake in Paris and Singapore. The program focuses on developing critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.

The core courses include Accounting for Decision Making, Business, Sustainability & Society, Finance, Global Strategy Law and Business, Leadership & Organizational Behavior, Managerial Economics, Managing IT in a Networked World, Marketing Management, Statistical Analysis for Management, Strategic Management, Technology & Operations Management and Writing a Business Plan

As part of developing critical thinking, Essec has introduced a course - Critical Analytical Thinking, which runs through Term 1 and Term 2. Creative problem solving is another aspect that Essec MBA students develop during the course. Creativity and Decision Making under uncertain environment are two courses that build the foundation for
Creative problem solving . Effective Communication skill is essential for overall personality development. Essec MBA has an interesting course - Written Analysis & Communication, which runs through Term 1 & Term 2 that helps students in that regard.

Essec MBA students can chose from a wide range of electives. Some of the interesting electives are Art & Culture Management, Consumer Behaviour, Creating & Managing Strategic Alliances, Entrepreneurs in Innovation: (information Technology, Energy, Biotechnology and Communications), Global Logistic & Supply Chain Management, Green Energy Economics: Markets & Models and The Entrepreneurial Manager.

The International Immersion program (IIP): As part of experiential learning, participants will get the opportunity to complete a 4-6 Week field-based applied management project. The projects will give a better understanding on International Business and Culture. By interacting with managers and government officials, students will get first-hand knowledge on working in a different culture. The IIP programs are conducted in Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia

Study trips abroad: In addition to Immersion program, Essec MBA students can take two study tours in Eastern Europe and Singapore.

GMAT Score: 
Minimum Experience in Years: 
6 Year(s)
Financial Aid: 
Teaching Methodology: 
More than 50% Case Based
% International: 
% Employed within 3 Months: 
Post-MBA Mean Salary: 
Program Duration: 
12 Months

2020 MBA Research Guide - Choose your MBA

"I attended three MBA Tours in US and Canada. I could just scratch the surface compared to what the guide has included. Thank you guys for the amazing book"

F1GMAT's Comprehensive MBA Research Guide will teach you how to select MBA programs through a bottom-up approach. 

Articulating your Post-MBA Goals and Career Path is the FIRST step. Which program will give you that hike in Salary, Switch in Career, Change in Location or Job Satisfaction?

We cover them all through our extensive analysis. 

Pages: 506

+ How to Choose the Best MBA Program: Factors to Consider
Define Post-MBA Goals
Pick your Path: Generalize or Specialize
Use Moral Algebra Method 
Use Multi-Attribute Utility Theory
Understand the Top 5 Risks
Measure MBA Career Service Team's Effectiveness
Use Bookending to Calculate MBA Admission Chance
Use Net Present Value to Calculate MBA Return on Investment
Don't Fall for the Mere Exposure Effect
Best Practices to find the truth in MBA Information Session or MBA Tour

Comprehensive MBA Research Guide:
Top MBA Programs by 19 Specializations:
+ General Management
+ Finance
+ Consulting
+ Marketing
+ Strategy
+ Operations Management
+ Supply Chain Management
+ Luxury Management
+ Information Systems
+ Hospitality Management
+ Accounting
+ Energy
+ Non-Profit
+ Wine
+ Sports
+ Sustainability
+ Leadership Development
+ Military &
+ International

+ Top MBA Program Ranking
Top 20 MBA Programs - Tuition Fee  
Top 31 MBA Programs in United States – Total Cost & Salary

Top 60 MBA – GMAT and GPA (Average & Median)
Top 20 European MBA Programs - Tuition Fee, Total Cost & Salary    
Top 20 European MBA Programs (Based on Actual Salary Increase)    
Top 20 European MBA Programs (Short-term return on investment)    
Top 20 Affordable European MBA Programs    
Top 10 MBA in UK – Salary & Fee   
Top MBA Destinations Based on Happiness Index    
Top MBA Destinations based on Innovation Index    
Top 10 MBA Job Markets based on Cost of living and Purchasing Power    
Top MBA Destination: By Economy    

+Comparisons - Top MBA Programs
Wharton vs. Columbia MBA
MIT vs. Stanford MBA  
Haas vs. Ross MBA    

Kellogg vs Ross MBA    
Booth vs Wharton MBA    
MIT Sloan vs Tuck MBA    

IIMA vs. ISB   

Harvard vs. Stanford MBA

+ MBA in France (2018)
Top Industries in France   
Top MBA Programs in France  

  Class Profile   
  Post-MBA Salary

Scholarships in France
External Funding 

+ MBA in the UK (2018)
Top Industries in the UK   
Top MBA Programs in the UK

  Class Profile   
  Post-MBA Salary

Scholarships in the UK
External Funding 

New Visa Rules: Post-Brexit

+ Germany: Industry Trends, Post MBA Jobs and Salaries (2020) (NEW!)
  • Manufacturing  
  • IoT and IIOT   
  • Technology   
  • FinTech   
  • Management Consulting   
  • Post-MBA industries (German Top Schools)   

Download F1GMAT's MBA Research Guide (2020)

Navigate F1GMAT

F1GMAT Services (MBA Applicants) 

F1GMAT's Books

MBA Salary(Latest Salary Data)
MBA Admission Interview Tips



MBA Application Essays

MBA Recommendation Letter

GMAT Tutorials

GMAT Question Bank

Top MBA Programs

Get F1GMAT's Newsletters (Best in the Industry)
Included in the Newsletter:

  • Ranking Analysis
  • Post-MBA Salary Trends
  • Post-MBA Job Function & Industry Analysis
  • Post-MBA City Review
  • MBA Application Essay Tips
  • School Specific Essay Tips
  • GMAT Preparation Tips
  • MBA Admission Interview Tips
  • School Specific Interview Tips
  • Funding Guidance and
  • Special Consultation Service (only for Subscribers)

Subscribe to F1GMAT's Newsletter