ICD (Institut International du Commerce et du Développement) is a member institution of the French Federation of Grande Ecole Business Schools. We offer a range of programmes from undergraduate Bachelors-level courses for high school leavers through to specialist Masters-level courses. We have established a reputation in France and overseas for our expertise in sales, marketing, business development and events management. ICD works continually with partner business organisations to develop specialist training courses that match the needs of the employment market.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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IGS Group School

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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HEP EDUCATION today brings together 35 Schools and Training Centers around three universal values ​​- Humanism, Entrepreneurship, Professionalism: H.E.P.

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