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...
Our work is guided by a powerful set of values and a senior management team committed to a mission to train efficient business development managers who are able to operate successfully in a complex environment.
ICD is a leading Grande Ecole business school, established for nearly 40 years and recognized for the quality of its courses.
The school is constantly looking to reinvent its programmes in order to meet the requirements of the employment market by offering courses at the cutting edge of numerous professions in the business sector, including sales, digital business, marketing and events management.
Since 1975, Groupe IGS has been supporting individuals and business organisations in realizing their projects. We specialise in 9 expert professional training areas delivered as higher education, continuing education, vocational training, degree apprenticeship or work placement programmes, benefitting from a common international academic system that meets
European higher education areas standards. We have 3 French campus locations in Paris, Lyon and Toulouse, where we run 130 courses including 30 at Masters level.
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We believe in a new educational model that is both open and independent.
The ICD, a rare business school with a campus in the heart of Paris, in a district rich in cultural sites, a stone's throw from the Canal Saint-Martin.
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Eminently academic and cosmopolitan, Toulouse is also distinguished by its location close to Spain, the Mediterranean, the Atlantic and the ski slopes.
Cosmopolitan, lively and young, Dublin is characterised by its economic and cultural dynamism and has become a European capital in its own right.
An extraordinary megalopolis, Shanghai had to concentrate ICD students, fascinated by China's culture and development.
Each student at ICD chooses a destination on one of the continents of their choice. Prior to leaving on an international student exchange programme, you’ll benefit from customized support provided by our team of experts in the international department.
ICD Business School is fully accredited by the French State (Official Bulletin, 19 August 2004). We have received numerous recognitions and accreditations, making us one of the leading Business Schools in France.
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Are you looking for a school that can guarantee you courses of the quality expected of leading internationally-oriented Masters degrees? If so, then apply to ICD!
The Grande Ecole Program aims to prepare students for successful international management careers in sales and marketing (5-year Master’s degree level studies).
The Grande Ecole Programme offers students a choice of 6 specialisations, integrated projects run by student clubs and societies, 20 to 30 months of business experience, 1 to 2 years of study abroad experience, the possibility of obtaining a double degree qualification and opportunities to do the Masters cycle of the programme as part of a work-study scheme (apprenticeship or vocational training contract).
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This undergraduate level programme in Business Development enables students to rapidly develop key professional skills, offering a variety of rewarding international experiences. The programme benefits from the recognition, reputation and strength of ICD International Business School’s network. The Business Development course bases its learning approach on an action-based curriculum, with a strong international dimension.
The ICD Bachelors in Events Management prepares you for a career in the sector by developing your understanding of the professions, the challenges and the different actors involved in events management.
The ‘Future Innovators’ Bachelors portfolio has been created through a collaboration between ICD Business and EPF Engineering Schools. These 3-year undergraduate level courses explore new territories of business development and have been designed to meet the emerging requirements of organisations by offering students an exclusive, hybrid and highly vocational programme of study.
Bachelor Business Innovators
Bachelor Digital Innovators
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Since the creation of the ICD in 1980, international has been a priority orientation. It is a dimension that permeates its identity and guides its organization. The ICD works in partnership with more than 70 universities around the world, spread over 5 continents, and cultivates the dynamism of its international professional networks.
MSc International Business Development
Business & Marketing
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At ICD we are able to guarantee the academic excellence of our courses by building on the work of a highly qualified team of professors and industry practitioners who are experts in their respective fields. We also ensure that our students benefit from an individualised and business-relevant learning environment.
Our professors are research-active. Each year, they publish numerous scientific articles, write reference books and speak at conferences on their areas of expertise.
As a business student, it’s crucial that you’re also able to get some serious professional experience under your belt as part of your programme. Throughout the duration of their courses at ICD, our students are offered regular opportunities to put theory into practice, which means they are able to find work quickly upon graduation.
One of the key objectives at ICD is to ensure that our students are given a high level of support throughout their course right up until they find work in the job market. The business school has designed a practice-based curriculum for each of its courses that enables our students and graduates to find suitable employment very quickly.
For nearly 40 years, ICD has been training professionals in the world of sales, marketing, events management and business development. Over time, this expertise has enabled us to build up a solid and powerful alumni network, offering incredible opportunities for recent graduates to benefit from an invaluable business address book.
ICD is a specialist higher education provider in the field of sales, marketing and business development. We train young managers with a range of skills and a strong international dimension. Over time, the International Business School has successfully developed courses that meet the needs of business organisations and ensure that our graduates are able to find employment quickly.
Groupe IGS has put together a range of services to help students find accommodation and offering access to exclusive special offers and deals.
At ICD, we believe that extra-curricular activities are an important aspect of student life. And in order to give you the credit you deserve for the time and effort you put into our clubs and societies, we’ve made sure that the activities they run are fully integrated into the programme of study at the business school.
During your studies you will have unique experiences! Come and visit our campuses and discover what you can do nearby: Evenings, restaurants, museums...
Higher education studies require a major financial investment and we understand just how important a consideration this is for you and your family. In this section you’ll therefore find 5 different categories of financing solutions available to you.
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ICD Business School
IGS Group School
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WHY CHOOSE ICD ?
GRANDE ECOLE MASTERS PROGRAM
BACHELOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
BACHELOR EVENT MANAGEMENT
BACHELOR FUTURE INNOVATORS
PROFESSOR & RESEARCH
Placements & aprenticeships
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