ICN Business School

As a member of the Chapter of Management Schools within the Conference of Grande Écoles, ICN is one of the oldest business schools in France.

It was created by the University of Nancy and the Meurthe-et-Moselle Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In 2003, the Nancy Commercial Institute became ICN Business School, a state-approved private higher education institution that is partnered with the University of Lorraine.

In 1999, ICN Business School founded the Artem Alliance with the Nancy School of Art and Design and Mines Nancy. This innovative alliance promotes the mixing of academic disciplines and learning, coupled with creativity and innovation, to train the next generation of decision-makers and creators.

ICN holds accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, and its Master's in Management has been recognised as one of the best in the world by the Financial Times.

By offering an innovative, cross-disciplinary education, ICN Business School's mission is to prepare students to become responsible professionals who possess the necessary skills to work in a global business environment. ICN Business School is involved in creating knowledge at the frontiers of art, management and technology, as a means of contributing to the development of usable knowledge and sustainable practices in the field of organisational management.

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The CEREFIGE is a research laboratory in management sciences and finance from the universities of Lorraine. It is composed of 83 teachers and researchers from the Universities of Nancy 2 and Metz. The laboratory is made up of 4 teams of specialists in 4 fields of research: (1) Strategy, Organization and Human Resources, (2) Entrepreneurship and Project Management, (3) Marketing and (4) Finance & Accounting. The laboratory has a common theme of “performance, risk and governance of organizations” which gives rise to analysis in each sector: How modes of governance and management practices evolve and how they contribute to decision-making and to performance situations of risk, and create favorable conditions for growth, and technological innovation; How the institutional environment, both political and social can spur or hold back businesses and organizations from undertaking modes of governance and management practices capable of preserving interests or improving the security of partners, favor their development, conform to the collective interest and to the objectives of social responsibility.

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 Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology's Center for International Business Education and Research (GT CIBER),  created in 1993, is one of the sixteen national resource centers of excellence in international business funded by the U.S. Department of Education. It is administratively located in the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business and also collaborates with the Ivan Allen College.  Located  in one of the leading global  research universities, it leverages the unique assets of its home university in innovation and technology.  . Georgia Tech has a long history in business education, dating back to 1913. Graduates from the Scheller College Business fill strategic technological and managerial positions in Fortune 500 firms, government, small and mid-size companies and entrepreneurial ventures. The MBA program was ranked 28th  in the United States by US News and World Report in 2022.  The MBA program ranks in the top 10% of the graduate programs accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business and in the top 3% of all MBA programs in the U.S.

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