ICD Business School
Since ICD’s creation in 1980 as the specialist sales and marketing school of Groupe IGS, we have developed a reputation for being a pioneer for training in new areas of sales and marketing, for the international nature of our courses, and for innovative pedagogical approaches that successfully combine professional, personal and responsible dimensions.
One of the school’s major commitments is to offer tomorrow’s talent the keys to understanding business. When a student chooses ICD, they are guaranteed the support they need to develop a successful career project as a first-year student and throughout their working life. The school offers a range of courses from an undergraduate Bachelors-level course for high school leavers through to the Masters-level Grande Ecole programme.
We provide our students with a truly international learning experience across all our courses, offering exciting international exchange programmes, double degree qualifications with overseas partner institutions and French foreign language classes for all our incoming international students in Paris and Toulouse.
AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL WITH RECOGNISED EXPERTISE
ICD has established an excellent reputation for its specialist courses in the areas of:
- Business Development
- Events Management
With nearly 40 years of experience as a higher education provider, ICD regularly reviews its courses to offer students a unique learning experience. ICD has integrated a strong international dimension into its programmes of study, which enables our graduates to stand out on the employment market.
OUR BUSINESS SCHOOL OFFERS A WIDE RANGE OF COURSES DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE EMPLOYMENT MARKET
THE ICD, A DIVERSIFIED OFFER TO MEET ALL NEEDS
The school offers a range of courses from a 3 years undergraduate Bachelors-level course for high-school leavers through to the 5 years Masters-level Grande Ecole program.
We provide our students with a truly international learning experience across all our courses, offering exciting international exchange programmes, double degree qualifications with overseas partner institutions, courses taught in English, special orientation programmes for international students on our French campuses, and a team of international professors ….
- Grande Ecole Program (5 years postgraduate)
- Bachelor in Event Management (3 years undergraduate)
- Bachelor in Business Development (3 years undergraduate)
- Bachelors Future Innovators (3 years undergraduate) developed in partnership with EPF Engineering School: Business Innovators & Digital Innovators
- Specialist MBAs (5 years postgraduate)
- International Programmes (MBA European and Asian Business Development & MSc)
WIDENING YOUR INTERNATIONAL & BUSINESS HORIZONS
By choosing ICD, you will:
- Benefit from an international approach offering numerous opportunities to widen your horizons, including: work placements, internships, study abroad periods (for 1 semester or 1 year).
- Offer yourself the best possible chance to find employment immediately upon graduation, thanks to numerous work placement or internship opportunities, our highly successful work-study schemes and thanks to the close ties with industry practitioners teaching on our programmes.
- Benefit from the strength of ICD’s alumni network and also the Groupe IGS alumni network.
ICD CAMPUSES - IDEAL LOCATIONS FOR STUDYING & SHARING
The school has 2 campuses in France: one is located in Paris, the capital city of France. The other is located in Toulouse in the South West of France and known as La Ville Rose.
ICD’s challenge has always been to manage to succeed in our overseas projects whilst keeping the human touch that enables our students to benefit from the individualised supervision that is so important in guaranteeing a happy learning experience.
This international dimension is also supported by partnership agreements with 83 overseas universities, offering our students opportunities for study abroad experiences, in addition to the numerous international programmes ICD runs in France as an actively international business school.
A CAMPUS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF PARIS
The Parodi campus exemplifies ICD’s objective to offer our French and overseas students a pleasant and stimulating work environment in the centre of Paris. Located in a capital city with a worldwide reputation for its dynamic way of life, students will find unequalled opportunities for multicultural exchanges and innovation. Located in a diverse and cosmopolitan area of Paris, the Parodi campus was renovated in 2018 to offer students a modern and collaborative learning space.
Our business school students benefit from the use of 19 spacious and modern lecture halls, 150 fully-equipped classrooms and more than 600 open-access computers with Wi-Fi internet connections. The campus also has a research area, an information library and various spaces specifically designed for group work.
A CAMPUS THAT LIVES TO THE RYTHM OF THE ‘VILLE ROSE’
IGS’ 4,000 m² Campus in Toulouse is the home to 250 ICD Business School students and more than 1,200 students coming from the four corners of the world. Regularly ranked as one of the best cities for students, Toulouse has an established academic reputation as a friendly and lively university town.
Our site offers easy access by public transport via tramway or bus. Students on the campus benefit from the use of 200 open-access computers and numerous lecture halls that are both spacious and well-equipped. The site also offers modern fully-equipped classrooms, a research area, an information library and a relaxation area