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Master Year 2 Organization, Strategy and Information Systems

Master Year 2 Organization, Strategy and Information Systems
Year

Master Year 2

Program

Organization, Strategy and Information Systems

ECTS Credits

60

Language

English and French - possible to follow the program entirely in English with some restrictions on the courses available

Orientation

Research and Industry

Location

University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, ENSTA Paris

Course duration

12 months, full time

Course start

September

Degree awarded

Master’s degree

WHY ENROLL IN THIS PROGRAM?

Asset n° 1 

Prepare for a career in consulting

Asset n°2

Combine strong theoretical knowledge and practical experience

Asset n°3

Benefit from the emulation resulting from the diverse backgrounds of fellow students

The COSI Master 2 aims to train young consultants (representing more than 90% of the positions held on graduation) and senior managers (remaining 10%) in Organization, Strategy and Information Systems.

The program brings together final-year students from engineering and business schools with graduates and high-potential university students (mostly economists) from M1 to train tomorrow’s consultants. This mix of scientific, academic and business backgrounds - combined with a broad international outlook - is appreciated by students and HR departments alike.

Objectives

This program allows students to:

  • Develop problem-solving capacities and the ability to use analytical tools for decision-making
  • Acquire theoretical concepts and tools, and apply them in real-life cases
  • Increase their analytical skills through methodology courses and writing a Master’s thesis
  • Develop behavioral and interpersonal skills through an internship at a consulting firm

Graduates will be equipped to pursue careers as:

  • Consultants in “Top 10” international consulting firms
  • Consultants or executives in large firms and international institutions
  • Entrepreneurs

Semester 1

Principes et méthodes des stratégies d'entreprises

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management et décisions économiques (Simulation)

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Methodology for consulting

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Gouvernement et croissance des entreprises multinationales

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Principes économiques de stratégie

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie contemporaine et politique économique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie des industries de réseaux

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie et géographie de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Ateliers de professionnalisation - Études de cas

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Students must choose from the following lists:

UE2 "International Economics": 1 course

UE2  - Économie de l'Amérique latine

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE2 - Économies asiatiques

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE2 - Économies du Moyen Orient et de l'Afrique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 "Expertise en systèmes d'information": 2 courses

UE3 - Digital transformation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 - Systèmes d'information

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 - Assistance à Maîtrise d'Ouvrage

18h

3 ECTS

Français

 UE4 "Enseignements de méthodes": 1 course

UE4 - Pratique de l'économétrie

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE4 - Analyse de données relationnelles

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Semester 2

Management de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie des industries de réseaux

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie et géographie de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Ateliers de professionnalisation - Études de cas

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie numérique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management de projet et conduite du changement

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Droit commercial

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Students must choose between:

  • the end-of-study internship (4 to 6 months) and the internship defense (for those who intend to become consultants). The internship starts at the end of the courses in May - 10 ECTS
  • the realization of a research thesis or "Master thesis" (for those who opt for a research career) - 10 ECTS

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

  • Completion of the first year of a Master in Innovation, Industry and Society Economics, Management, Political Science or Engineering/Science with a background in economics at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad
  • As careers in consulting are very demanding in terms of involvement and personal investment, students must be extremely hardworking and motivated – key qualities include humility, confidence, analytical skills, creativity, curiosity, entrepreneurship, agility and pragmatism

Language prerequisites

  • English
  • French

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

  • EU/EEA/Switzerland students: 243€
  • Non-EU/EEA/Switzerland students: 3770€
  • Engineer students enrolled in one of the five member schools of Institut Polytechnique de Paris (Ecole polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis): 159€
  • Special cases: please refer to the "Cost of studies" section of the FAQs

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Coordinator

Richard Le Goff

Program office

Anne Richard

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr

Description

The COSI Master 2 aims to train young consultants (representing more than 90% of the positions held on graduation) and senior managers (remaining 10%) in Organization, Strategy and Information Systems.

The program brings together final-year students from engineering and business schools with graduates and high-potential university students (mostly economists) from M1 to train tomorrow’s consultants. This mix of scientific, academic and business backgrounds - combined with a broad international outlook - is appreciated by students and HR departments alike.

Objectives

This program allows students to:

  • Develop problem-solving capacities and the ability to use analytical tools for decision-making
  • Acquire theoretical concepts and tools, and apply them in real-life cases
  • Increase their analytical skills through methodology courses and writing a Master’s thesis
  • Develop behavioral and interpersonal skills through an internship at a consulting firm

Graduates will be equipped to pursue careers as:

  • Consultants in “Top 10” international consulting firms
  • Consultants or executives in large firms and international institutions
  • Entrepreneurs

Semester 1

Principes et méthodes des stratégies d'entreprises

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management et décisions économiques (Simulation)

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Methodology for consulting

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Gouvernement et croissance des entreprises multinationales

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Principes économiques de stratégie

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie contemporaine et politique économique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie des industries de réseaux

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie et géographie de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Ateliers de professionnalisation - Études de cas

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Students must choose from the following lists:

UE2 "International Economics": 1 course

UE2  - Économie de l'Amérique latine

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE2 - Économies asiatiques

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE2 - Économies du Moyen Orient et de l'Afrique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 "Expertise en systèmes d'information": 2 courses

UE3 - Digital transformation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 - Systèmes d'information

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE3 - Assistance à Maîtrise d'Ouvrage

18h

3 ECTS

Français

 UE4 "Enseignements de méthodes": 1 course

UE4 - Pratique de l'économétrie

18h

3 ECTS

Français

UE4 - Analyse de données relationnelles

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Semester 2

Management de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie des industries de réseaux

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie et géographie de l'innovation

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Ateliers de professionnalisation - Études de cas

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Economie numérique

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Management de projet et conduite du changement

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Droit commercial

18h

3 ECTS

Français

Students must choose between:

  • the end-of-study internship (4 to 6 months) and the internship defense (for those who intend to become consultants). The internship starts at the end of the courses in May - 10 ECTS
  • the realization of a research thesis or "Master thesis" (for those who opt for a research career) - 10 ECTS

Admission requirements

Academic prerequisites

  • Completion of the first year of a Master in Innovation, Industry and Society Economics, Management, Political Science or Engineering/Science with a background in economics at Institut Polytechnique de Paris or equivalent in France or abroad
  • As careers in consulting are very demanding in terms of involvement and personal investment, students must be extremely hardworking and motivated – key qualities include humility, confidence, analytical skills, creativity, curiosity, entrepreneurship, agility and pragmatism

Language prerequisites

  • English
  • French

How to apply

Applications can be submitted exclusively online. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Transcript
  • Two academic references (added online directly by your referees)
  • CV/resume
  • Statement of purpose

You will receive an answer in your candidate space within 2 months of the closing date for the application session.

Fees and scholarships

  • EU/EEA/Switzerland students: 243€
  • Non-EU/EEA/Switzerland students: 3770€
  • Engineer students enrolled in one of the five member schools of Institut Polytechnique de Paris (Ecole polytechnique, ENSTA Paris, ENSAE Paris, Télécom Paris and Télécom SudParis): 159€
  • Special cases: please refer to the "Cost of studies" section of the FAQs

Find out more about scholarships

Applications and admission dates

Coordinator

Richard Le Goff

Program office

Anne Richard

General enquiries

master-admission@ip-paris.fr