BTS (2-year degree)
You will be taught how to design and implement communication campaigns of all types (advertising, events, relational, etc.), both in a company and in a public organisation or specialised agency. You will also assimilate the legal and economic foundations and the cultural references necessary for the exercise of your future profession. Finally, you will be trained in the use of the essential software for creating media: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.
International Trade (Nice)
You will explore the main rules of trade and international law and learn how to keep a constant watch on foreign markets, prospecting for purchases and sales, and how to negotiate with foreign contacts in a cross-cultural environment. This BTS "with a common European reference system" now exists in 8 other countries: Spain, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia and Switzerland. It was designed according to the needs of the European market and is internationally recognised. It consequently offers many career opportunities abroad.
Real Estate (Nice)
This programme allows you to become a real estate professional, whether in an agency, a property management firm, a housing association or a construction development company. You will also learn the sector's specific techniques in terms of deals (advice, intermediation between seller/landlord and buyer/tenant) and real estate management (administration of different types of real estate). After graduation, you will be eligible to obtain two professional cards that are indispensable for the pursuit of certain professions: the G (Management) card for rental management or the T (Transaction) card, which allows you to open a real estate agency.
Operational Commercial Management (Former MUC) (Paris & Nice)
This BTS, which replaced the BTS MUC (Business Unit Management) to keep pace with the digital boom, prepares you to take responsibility for a small business unit at the start of your career, or a larger one after a few years of experience: shop, supermarket, sales agency, e-commerce site, etc. During your studies, you will study the basics of marketing, economics and management before specialising in customer relations and commercial management.
Management of SMEs (Paris & Nice)
This BTS prepares you to carry out administrative and sales functions that are essential to the smooth running of a small or medium-sized company: human resources management, customer relationship, internal or external communication, etc. You will familiarise yourself with the SMEs organisations and how they operate, follow courses in human resources management, risk management, corporate communication, general education, economic, legal and management. At the end of the curriculum, you will be able toapply for positions that can assist the SME managing director: sales assistant, executive assistant, assistant manager, etc.
The opportunity to do each internship abroad
Commercial Management Operations (former MUC)
An optional entrepreneurship module
This module, consisting of 40 hours of specific courses in the 1st year, is aimed at students with a business creation project or who wish to acquire business management skills.
Management of SMEs
Workshops and case studies
During your welcome week, a 3-day Business Game is organised to give you a practical turn as soon as you arrive at IPAG.
Organised by the Career Center, the Starting Blocks seminar prepares you to enter the job market as smoothly as possible. You take part in several workshops: drawing up a CV, writing a pitch mail, preparing for an interview, etc.
IPAG regularly organises Trade Roundtables, which give you the opportunity to meet professionals from different sectors of the specialisations offered by the school... an opportunity to exchange and feed your thoughts on your future career path.
Operational Commercial Management (Former MUC)
Management of SMEs
Workshops and case studies
BTS mock exam
To prepare you for the national examination, mock BTSs are regularly organised at IPAG. These written and oral training sessions in the 2nd year allow you to present yourself on the D-day with complete peace of mind. A method which has proved its worth in view of the exceptional results of IPAG students at the BTS examination.
Seminars and workshops
An export mission for all International Trade students
A week abroad during which you help a local company to develop its market internationally.
Although the BTS is not international in nature, it nevertheless offers several opportunities.
A multicultural environment
On the Paris and Nice campuses, you work in a multicultural environment, alongside students from all over the world. In addition, around 20% of the courses are taught by international professors.
Up to three modern languages
In BTS, you have the opportunity to study up to three languages among English, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese or Russian. LV1 - English (advanced level) - is compulsory, LV2 - German, Italian or Spanish (intermediate or advanced level) - is optional as for LV3 - Chinese or Russian (beginner level).
Depending on your professional project, you can do your 1st year (8 weeks) or 2nd year (6 weeks) internship abroad.
Internships every year
This BTS can be followed in apprenticeship. This is an opportunity to gain longer-term professional experience but also to reduce the cost of your studies, by having it financed by the host company.
A Career Centre to guide you
Regardless of whether you are looking for an internship, a job or just looking for advice, our Career Centre is there to help you. You will benefit throughout your studies from its many services: job interview preparation, CV proofreading, recruitment forums, speaking workshops, image control, professional social network management, etc.
After a BTS in Communication
After a BTS in Operational Commercial Management
After a BTS in International Trade
After a BTS in Real Estate
After a BTS in Management of SMEs
Work-study programmes are possible during the two years of the BTS, which allows you to have your studies financed by the company that recruits you on an apprenticeship or professional training contract.