“The international dimension of the Grande École programme is without doubt a key element in our identity that sets us apart from other manager training programmes in France.”
Marie Pfiffelmann and Babak Mehmanpazir
As (respectively) Director of Studies and Deputy Director of the Grande École programme, Marie Pfiffelmann and Babak Mehmanpazir are the specialist advisors for the school’s flagship course. As such, they maintain constant contact with students.
Family-owned company FM Logistic has become a benchmark reference in logistics services for manufacturers and distributors.
Director of Corporate Culture, Values and Ethics at FM Logistic, Marie-Laure Schreiber is the business mentor for the Grande École programme’s 2013-2016 intake.
“The STABILO Boss highlighter? Who would have thought of that? Today, two of these pens are sold every second around the world. Highlight that!”
Marc Cronimus, Stabilo’s European General Manager, is a graduate of EM Strasbourg. Two good reasons no doubt why he accepted to be business mentor for the Grande École programme’s 2012-2015 intake.
Offering professional support to students
“Students should be able to match their professional career objectives to their personality, whilst also acquiring the right mix between interpersonal skills and business know-how.”
Natacha Adler and Alexandre Blum
As Careers Guidance and Personal Development officers, Natacha Adler and Alexandre Blum focus on preparing students for entry into the labour market.
A Franco-German Master’s degree
“As a leading programme in the School’s international academic offering, students following the course spend their first year of study at the ESB Business School in Reutlingen, Germany, and the second year here, at EM Strasbourg.”
Course Tutor for the Master’s degree in European Management Studies, Enrico Prinz also directs the Business administration module for the Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs.
“We bring together the School’s activities dedicated to entrepreneurship. We offer a platform for experience-sharing with teaching staff and the professional world, and offer support to the School’s project developers, whether student or graduate.”
Entrepreneurship Project Manager Juliane Santoni implemented the School’s entrepreneurial “hothouse”. The result: ‘La Ruche’ was opened in November 2013.
“Whilst it certainly adds to my background as an electronics engineer, this Master’s degree course is also a great opportunity for learning, for discovering new challenges as well as opening up mindsets about business and companies.”
In his second year of studies for a Master’s degree in Business Engineering, Christophe Michel enrolled for further professional training to expand his knowledge, strengthen his skills base and get better positioned to move up the career ladder.
Student associations coordinator
“Participating in the school’s student associations is a way to add value to your degree. The leeway the School allows us for this means we get to do lots of things in these organisations! And that’s all part of the training for a future manager.”
Currently a third-year student in the Grande École programme, Nicolas Drouet has headed up all the course’s student associations between 2013 and 2014.
“It’s the interdisciplinary aspects that lend the Chair its originality. Being attached to a business school, its research will tend to focus on the field of business administration whilst maintaining as wide a range of approaches as possible.”
Jean-Philippe Bootz, Chair of Knowledge Management, focuses his research on issues concerning the creation, optimisation and dissemination of knowledge in companies.