ENPC School of International Management

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ENPC School of International Management
ENPC MBA Paris 500px (2).png
Seal of the ENPC SIM
Motto In business to make a better world
Type Business School
Established 1987[1]
Dean Tawfik Jelassi
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 200
Location Paris, France
Campus 15, Rue de la Fontain ou Rois[2]
Affiliations AMBA[3]
Website www.enpcmbaparis.com

The ENPC School of International Management (ENPC SIM), also known as ENPC MBA Paris, is the business school of France's oldest engineering school (1747) and one of the French grandes écoles: the École National des Ponts et Chaussées (ENPC), today renamed École des Ponts ParisTech (Paris Institute of Technology).[4] ENPC SIM is an international graduate business school and research institution that offers programs in Europe (Paris), USA (Philadelphia), Africa (Casablanca) and Asia (Shanghai); specifically it offers full-time Master of Business Administration programs (MBA), Executive programs (EMBA),[5] Doctoral Programs and Undergraduate Programs.[6][7]

The school was founded in 1987 by Celia Russo in order to promote the study of international business and value-based global leadership. Celia Russo, originally chief of the Language Department of ENPC, who became Dean and professor of PR and Communication from 1987 until her death in 1999.[8] Eng. Michel Fender,[9] a Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, succeeded Russo as Dean until 2001. From 2001 to 2004 Michel Fender and Tawfik Jelassi were designated co-Deans of the School t. In 2004 Tawfik Jelassi[10][11][12][13][14] ( expert in ICT and e-Businesswas n proclaimed Dean.


ENPC School of International Management is accredited[15] by AMBA the international association of MBA since 1996.


ENPC School of International Management is member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFDM)[16] and member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)[17]


In 2004, ENPC School of International Management was ranked 30th in the European Business school ranking of The Financial Times.[18] In 2005, due to changes in the Financial Times ranking criteria the "ENPC Visiting Faculty model" excluded the school from the ranking.

In 2010, the SIMBA/ENPC EMBA was ranked 39 th in The Financial Times top 100 EMBA ranking.[19]

In the latest full-time MBA ranking published by The Economist on 17 September 2010,[20] the ENPC MBA program was ranked 20th among Continental European MBAs and was the only Paris-based MBA listed in the ranking.

In March 2011, SMBG Eduniversal ranking listed ENPC School of International Management as an Excellent Business School[21]


MBA full-time programs[edit]

The ENPC School of International Management offers an internationally accredited MBA full-time program with three specialization options:

All the curricula cover five study tracks (Finance & Accounting; Economics & International Business; Marketing & Strategy; Management & Leadership; Technology & Entrepreneurship) and comprise a mix of core MBA courses (approximately 60%), elective courses (approximately 40%), two international study trips (North America and Asia), and a professional project (in-company consulting project, development of a business plan, or a special research project). The School provides exchange opportunities for participants at any of the international sister campuses and 12 exchange program agreements with leading business schools and universities worldwide (See Exchange programs).

Executive MBA[edit]

Doctoral programs[edit]

ParisTech has entrusted ENPC MBA Paris School of International Management with the organization and administration of the ParisTech Doctoral Program in Management. This program introduces doctoral students from the 11 ParisTech engineering school to business and management fundamentals in view of increasing their business maturity and acumen before entering the workforce. This intensive four-week program takes place one week per month from January to April. Graduates of the program are eligible for the “Docteur ès management” (“Doctor of Management) distinction on their ParisTech PhD diploma.

Ongoing sister programs[edit]

  • EHTP Casablanca, Morocco.
  • SIMBA Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Exchange programs[edit]

Undergraduates programs[edit]

ENPC School of International Management runs two undergraduate programs aimed at introducing the Paris Tech engineering students to the fundamentals of business and management. These programs were designed to complement the French engineering curricula and better prepare engineers for their future careers. The program has been running since 2000 and offers two specializations, one in International Business and, since 2004, another in Technology & Entrepreneurship. Accordingly, the program delivers graduates with one of two certificates:

  • Certificate in International Management (cIM)
  • Certificate in Technology & Entrepreneurship (CTE)


  • Celia Russo (1987–1999)
  • Michel Fender (1999–2004)
  • Tawfik Jelassi (2004–present)

Affiliated alumni associations[edit]

There are three Alumni association around ENPC MBA School of International Management:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ENPC School of International Management". http://www.bloomberg.com. 2012.  External link in |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "European Business School Rankings 2004". http://rankings.ft.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "ENPC School of International Management". http://find-mba.com.  External link in |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "ENPC School of International Management". http://www.economist.com. 14 October 2009.  External link in |journal= (help)
  5. ^ "International Business Times on ENPC EMBA, "The pursuit of happynes", March 2010". Ibtimes.com. 12 March 2010. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "F1GMAT Presentation of ENPC School of International Management". F1gmat.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Campus France about ENPC School of International Management". Campusfrance.org. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Celia Russo Memorial Scholarship". Enpcmbaparis.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  9. ^ "Essential of Logistics and Management, Michel Fender". Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  10. ^ The Global Information Technology Report, Davos World Economic Forum, "Information and Communication Technologies(ICT) in Tunisia: A strategic Level for Building a Knowledge-Based Economy", Davos Switzerland, 11 October 2011
  11. ^ "Tawfik Jelassi, Financial Times, Monday October 19, 2009" (PDF). Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  12. ^ Jelassi winner of 2010 EFMD Annual Case Writing Competition Archived 13 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ Tawfik Jelassi and Albrecht Enders, “Strategies for e-Business: Creating Value through Electronic and Mobile Commerce", Third Edition, forthcoming, London: Financial Times/ Prentice-Hall, 2012.
  14. ^ "Tawfik Jelassi Curriculum Vitae" (PDF). Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  15. ^ "AMBA Accreditation". Mbaworld.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  16. ^ List of EFDM members Archived 13 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ "List of AACSB Members". Aacsb.net. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  18. ^ The Financial Times: European Business School Rankings 2004
  19. ^ "Financial Times EMBA Rankings 2010". Rankings.ft.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  20. ^ "The Economist, Full time MBA ranking 2010". The Economist. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  21. ^ "SMBG Eduniversal Ranking 2011". Eduniversal-ranking.com. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  22. ^ http://www.aeronautique.ma/L-AIAC-lance-un-Executive-MBA-in-Aviation-Management_a2360.html
  23. ^ http://www.leconomiste.com/article/889524-un-nouvel-executive-mba-pour-l-aviation

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