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.
Humanism, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism are the three core values of the ICD and serve as the basis for its pedagogical approach : the HEP Program.
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.
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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Graduate studies are a real investment and we understand the challenges they represent for you and those around you.
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 Programme 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
Supply Chain Management
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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.
Research plays an active role in the academic excellence of the programmes taught at ICD. It provides inspiration, informs programmes, guarantees academic excellence and contributes to the development of business and management practice : research makes it possible for us to make progress in our teaching so that it meets contemporary academic and professional demands.
LaRA, the Applied Research Laboratory at ICD, supports the individual publication activities of faculty members, while ensuring the overall coherence of research activities within the professional poles. ICD's research aims to understand the transformations underway in the field of business development, to innovate with new approaches that respond to the contextual and structural complexity of global business, and to identify the new professional skills needed by employers.
ICD guarantees the academic excellence of its teaching by drawing on a teaching staff composed of research-active professors and professionals who are experts in their field. We ensure an individualised and professional supervision of our students.
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.
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ICD, one of the Grande Ecole in France, established for 40 years, and is recognized for the quality of its courses and its innovative pedagogical approach, welcomes students from our partner Universities around the world to explore our campus and the city Pairs and Toulouse. You are going to learn from the best through various high quality Business Programmes, and you are going to meet a lot of excellent people around the globe.
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.
During your studies you will have unique experiences! Come and visit our campuses and discover what you can do nearby: Evenings, restaurants, museums...
WHO ARE WE ?
ICD Business School
IGS Group School
HEP EDUCATION program
REPUTATION & ACCREDITATIONS
WHY CHOOSE ICD ?
GRANDE ECOLE MASTERS PROGRAMME
BACHELOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
BACHELOR EVENT MANAGEMENT
BACHELOR FUTURE INNOVATORS
PROFESSOR & RESEARCH
Research at ICD
LARA (APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORY)
Placements & aprenticeships
International Degree Seeking Students
Incoming Exchange Students