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International Business Development 5th year Major

The International Business Development Major is open to students in their 5th year of the Programme Grande Ecole at IPAG Business School who studied the Master’s in Supply Chain Management & Business Development. It trains versatile managers that are able to help a company’s international development.

5 year degree
Programme structure
Full time


The International Business Development Major enables students to learn how to conduct market analysis to better direct a company’s international expansion. It covers sales, marketing and webmarketing, all essential to creating a business plan and follow a development project. Graduates of the International Business Development Major develop drive and a strong entrepreneurial spirit that enables them to face development projects with a unique and innovative approach.

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How to Apply

Students can enter IPAG’s 5th year majors after completion of the 4th year of IPAG’s Programme Grande Ecole.

To enroll in IPAG’s Programme Grande Ecole, candidates who do not hold a French degree need to complete an online application in English. Please visit the dedicated page.

Candidates who hold a French degree may enter Programme Grande Ecole directly in year 3 or 4 via the entrance exam Ambitions +.


Course Structure

The International Business Development Master’s includes:

  • Individual career coaching
  • An internship (min. 16 weeks)
  • A course that is taught almost entirely in English
  • An additional certification from the French international business association.

Career Prospects

  • Business developer
  • Export salesman
  • Account manager
  • Subsidiary manager
  • International sales director
  • Export regional manager
  • International negotiator