The program is designed to offer the best benefit ratio of any triple-accredited institution. The curriculum, specially designed to reflect the needs of today's business leaders, is delivered by an international faculty of leading experts and academics using the most advanced teaching methods, including virtual teamwork, case studies, field simulations, and two highly informative field trips.
This program prepares managers and business leaders for scenarios that are rapidly changing, with the addition of new technologies and practices that we need to understand more than ever:
The human factor, iNSIGHT
The geopolitical context, iNTERNATIONAL
The nuances and opportunities of digital business, iNTELLIGENCE
The creation of new business models and services, iNNOVATION
The methods to generate societal and organizational value, iMPACT
Exposure to innovation will be a constant in this program. In addition to courses on innovative business solutions and tools, you will explore the unique entrepreneurial and pioneering environment of a thriving European capital: Lisbon.
An adventure and impact trip to Africa will give you a current view on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) problematic so you can explore the human, business, and societal factors at interplay. As part of the iMBA, you will work on a project to apply a business idea to solve one of the United Nations SDG. Business leaders must understand the needs and ways to do well in business while doing good for society, generating a positive impact on their bottom line in combination with producing societal value.
Through this unique learning and experiential journey, you will be able to:
Acquire knowledge, concepts, and tools at different functional levels of the corporation to approach business questions;
Analyze and synthesize across business functions to set out an overall strategic direction for the corporation;
Understand your own sense of purpose, meaning, and worldview as a corporate leader;
Use emotional intelligence to apprehend and collaborate effectively in the face of others’ sense of purpose meaning and worldview;
Acquire business intelligence tools and the necessary skills and know-how to apply them to everyday business problems;
Understand AI innovations and how to translate them into business opportunities;
Analyze and synthesize social and environmental impact, both primary and secondary, on corporate activities;
Negotiate between conflicting stakeholders and their demands, suggesting, defending, and implementing a proposition maximizing shared value;
Get a strong sense of different cultural identities, sensitivities, and value systems and shows respect and tolerance towards them;
Collaborate effectively and efficiently in a multicultural environment;
Understand innovation for optimal business functioning and its impact and translate fundamental innovation into new business approaches.
The Five i Dimensions
This program is articulated along five distinctive dimensions that cover essential traits and areas of knowledge that a business leader must possess to thrive in challenging and fast-moving environments. As you can see, business is not what it used to be.
5 reasons to join this program:
An international program with a strong foundation in business intelligence solutions, AI-driven innovation, and leadership skills to prepare graduates to design and lead the organizations of the future.
Coaching for personal and professional development, topical workshops, and career support will allow you to maximize the value of your professional profile to future employers.
First-hand experience during two study trips organized to Portugal and Morocco.
A dynamic and international environment, just 1h30 from Paris by train.
Possibility to join the Rennes SB Alumni association, a rich network for internship and job opportunities.
This program will train you as a leader through personal insight and business intelligence in an international context, allowing you to deliver impactful and innovative business solutions for the business world of tomorrow.
You will excel as a leader through a strong awareness of self and others in business contexts, discovering new approaches and methods to problems through Artificial Intelligence, and creating shared value between the corporation, the community, and a changing geopolitical and global ecosystem.
With participants coming from all over the world, this student-centered journey will use the knowledge of your peers and professors, mixing e-learning components with individual and group work to help you think outside of your habitual frame, creating innovative business solutions.