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Bachelor 3 Bachelor of Science in Global Management (Full-time programme)

e-learning Full time programme English-taught programme

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Christelle THÉRON
Head of Programme

Aurore CROCHU
Administrative Officer

bachelor@tsm-education.fr

Applying to the Programme

The school is no longer accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

For the 2022-2023 school year, expect to submit your application during the month of March though times may vary depending on the programme.

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The 2nd semester of this Bachelor of Science in Global Management year 3 can be completed in mobility abroad. All information about studying abroad

 

The Bachelor of Science 3 in Global Management (ex-International Management) programme is designed to give students foundational management skills for an international context.

The international dimension of the programme comes in the form of classes taught exclusively in English.

In addition, students can spend the second semester at one of our European university partners or spend the second semester in Toulouse partaking in an end-of-year internship with an international dimension.

Regardless of which option they experience or where they travel, BSc students benefit from an enriching experience that will equip them with essential intercultural skills required to manage people and work abroad.

On completion of the Bachelor of Science in Global Management degree, students will be able to:

  • understand and apply the theoretical and conceptual aspects of management,
  • use a cross-disciplinary approach to solve international business problematics,
  • communicate effectively in both written and spoken English.

UE01 Strategic diagnosis

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    The objective of this course is to make students discover what strategy is, why it matters, and key strategic stakes that organizations should take into account to remain competitive. To this aim, students will learn the main tools used to do a strategic diagnosis.


    Strategic knowledge: At the end of this course, students will be able to explain the relevance of strategy, what it means to realize a strategic diagnosis and why it is useful for companies.
    Strategic know-how: At the end of this course, students will be able to use theoretical knowledge, tools and concepts learnt in class to structure the external environment and internal capabilities of firms, and to find the opportunities and threats they face, and the strengths and weaknesses they have.


    As this course enhances team work and group interactions, it contributes to develop students' interpersonal abilities, particularly: coordination, organization, presentation and feedback skills.

  • Prerequisite

    Recommended: knowledge of the different functions inside organizations.

UE02 Organizational behavior

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course introduces students to fundamental and topical concepts and theories in organisational behaviour. 

    Active participation in the course should enable students to:

    • Develop knowledge about the fields of management and organisational behaviour (OB).
    • Gain experience in applying management and OB knowledge to issues relevant to business organisations and practicing managers.
    • Gain experience in communicating their analyses, conclusions and recommendations in a professional manner.
    • Develop the ability to critically analyse, assess, and deal with the managerial and organisational implications of OB issues at the individual, interpersonal/group, and organisational levels of analysis.
    • Reflect on their own personality as well as on their own values in relation to the matters and issues discussed in the course.
    • Develop awareness of, and reflect on, the ethical concerns and social implications related to issues discussed in this course.

     

    Teaching methods: Lectures, case studies, role plays, simulations, readings, debate.

  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE03 Finance

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course is an introduction to Finance.

    At the end of this course, students will know what is the purpose of financial activities. Students will understand how to determine what is the objective of a firm. They will be able to use various financial tools including the net present value and adapt them to the situation. They will also be able to determine the cost of capital of a firm. Students will be able to apply the basic tools of financial analysis to help develop a business and to evaluate the financial health of a firm. Finally, students will be able to identify the major frictions that prevent business activities to be adequately financed.

    The various topics will be covered thanks to class discussions, serious games, case studies and lectures.

  • Prerequisite

    No formal prerequisite. A basic level in accounting (balance sheet and income statement), mathematics (maximization tools), and statistics (probabilities) is a plus.

UE04 Financial controlling

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course is an introduction to Financial Controlling.

    At the end of this course, students will know what the purpose of accounting and management control is. They will be able to use various financial controlling tools and to adapt to the situation. They will also be able to analyze if a company is healthy through the understanding and the use of financial analysis’ tools.

    These topics will be covered with workshop styled lessons, discussions, case studies and lectures.

  • Prerequisite

    No formal prerequisite.

UE05 Doing business abroad

ECTS : 3.00

HCM : 15.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This 100% online course is taught by professionals sharing their international working experience with students. It introduces students to cross-cultural management and its related stakes, particularly regarding team work and team management, negotiation, and more generally work in multicultural organizations.
    Students are also sensitized to interpersonal skills and their roles in managing intercultural differences.

    At the end of this course students should be able to:

    • use Hofstede’s model to analyze cultural differences;
    • use D’Iribarne & Trompenaars models to analyze cultural differences;
    • understand intercultural stakes in a working – and more specifically negotiation - context;
    • develop routines likely to help them develop their interpersonal abilities;
    • develop their awareness of stereotypes.
  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE06 International training project

ECTS : 3.00

HCM : 23.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    The objective of this 100% online course is to help students bolster their international project. To this aim, the course helps students:
    - to develop their intercultural awareness and broaden their international mindset
    - to bolster their professional applications for international positions in companies abroad
    - to broaden their professional network and its international outreach

  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE07 CSR and business ethics

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course covers the major ethical issues arising in today’s firms markets and operations to understand how ethics and business are connected.

    It aims to provide future managers with a solid understanding of the complex dilemmas, (economic, social and environmental) risks and managerial practices to allow them to operate and implement effective business ethics in their team and companies, not only in the domestic market but internationally.

    At the end of this course, students will know what business ethics means and how it relates to business issues in a variety of ways, and will be able to identify and assess company stakeholders and their influence.

     

    With this course:

    • Students will know what business ethics mean and how it relates to business issues in a variety of ways;
    • Students will develop an understanding of what is ethical and unethical regarding these issues;
    • Students will be able to identify and assess company stakeholders and their influence;
    • Students will be able to contribute to the definition and promotion of an ethical organizational culture;
    • Students develop and train their ability to identify and react to (un)ethical business issues in order to engage in positive employee citizenship;
    • Students develop their ability to organize and to host an interactive meeting with other students with the aim to transfer some key knowledge;
    • Students develop and train their oral ease through oral presentation and constructive feedbacks about the form of their presentation.
  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE08 Management theory and practice

ECTS : 6.00

HCM : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course opens the black box of managerial work for you.
     
    It introduces you to:

    • the intricacies of managers’ daily activities,
    • the features of managerial work,
    • stakes and possible difficulties of daily managing.

     
    The general aim of the course is to help you understanding management, its common perception, hands-on implementation and recent evolutions.
     
    By giving you theoretical inputs that you also put into practice, the course enables you to acquire analytical grids helpful to understand managerial work and
    to prepare to the management phenomena that you are likely to experience in your professional life. 
     
    At the end of this course, you should be able to:

    • Design organizational situations reflecting managerial work features 
    • Execute an oral performance respecting quality criteria
    • Explain the differences between top, middle and first-line managers and their related work features 
    • Explain the stakes and related possible difficulties managers daily face
    • Implement feedback principles (both on the receiver and giver sides)
    • Apply course concepts to analyze a managerial interview

     
    As this course enhances team work and group interactions, it contributes to develop your interpersonal abilities, particularly: negotiation, managing possible disagreements, articulating and expressing one’s thoughts to others, coordination.

  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE09 Marketing and customer relationship management

ECTS : 3.00

HCM : 15.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    Presentation

    This course aims at explaining the challenges in strategic, analytic and operational (e)Customer Relationship Management (CRM) in digital environments.
    (e-)Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a widely implemented strategy for managing a firm’s interactions with its customers. It involves using (digital) (IT) technologies to collect and analyze customer big data to personalize the firm-client relationships. eCRM furthermore involves using technologies to organize, automate, and synchronize business, marketing, service and sales processes. The topics to be addressed cover strategic, analytic and operational (e-)Customer Relationship Management (CRM), personalization, loyalty strategies, service recovery, as well as
    emerging consumer behaviors in digital environments.


    Intended learning outcomes

    After the course, students should be able to :

    • define conceptual foundations of (e)-customer relationship management
    • identify the key elements of a customer-driven marketing strategy
    • recognize (digital) influences of customer value building on firm’s outputs
    • formulate loyalty marketing and CRM strategies for creating value to customers
    • appraise drivers of (e)-customer relationship management effectiveness
    • define metrics indicators of customer relationship performance
    • use marketing databases in order to compute individual metrics of customer relationship performance define customer retention strategies
    • integrate digital technologies as well as Web 2.0 tools to establish an (e-) CRM approach with closer and more personalized relationships with their customers.
  • Prerequisite

    The (e-)Customer Relationship Management (CRM) course needs basic knowledge in Marketing Management. An at least introductive course in Marketing Management should have been attended during the former education of the students.

UE10 Quantitative methods

ECTS : 3.00

HCM : 15.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course presents basic statistical thinking and data analysis techniques for decision-making under uncertainty, as applied in management and economics. It does not dwell on the details of computation, its main focus is on understanding a few statistical concepts and methods for interpreting data. It includes computer analysis of data.

    By the end of the course, students should be able to produce and interpret graphical displays and numerical summaries of data, perform basic statistical hypothesis testing as well as simple regression analysis.

  • Prerequisite

    Basic probability theory. Classical discrete and continuous distributions.

UE11 Information technology for management

ECTS : 3.00

HCM : 15.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    This course aims at giving students the essentials of Information technology for management. An overview of the role of information systems in organizations is presented, and useful computer tools for management are put in practice.

  • Prerequisite

    Computer basics.

UE12 Business Game

ECTS : 2.00

HTD : 24.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    The objective of the game is to help students improving their understanding related to firms’ functioning and train them to real-life decision-making in organizations.

    To this aim, students will work in group and use the knowledge gained in the other courses of the Bachelor to solve realistic organizational problems. In so doing, students will acquire a global vision of company management and learn to take coherent decisions taking into account the competitive environment and market analyses.

    At the end of this course, students will be able to deal with a complex environment, and to process numerous and various information to take strategic decisions. The aim is to improve students’ interpretive skills, their ability to foresee financial evolutions and adapt to market ones, and their facility for teamwork. Finally, students will develop their understanding of the interactions between companies’ different departments and of the impact of external environment on performance.

  • Prerequisite

    It is necessary to have followed the other courses of the Bachelor (organizational behavior, finance, financial controlling, marketing, strategic diagnosis, information technology for management, etc.) to have the knowledge necessary to play the game.

UE13 Informational skills

ECTS : 1.00

HTD : 9.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    By following this tutorial, you'll learn how to carry out effective rasearch and discover more tools to improve your documentary skills.

    This complusory course includes a face-to-face introductory session at the beginning of the academic year and interactive activities to be done online on TSM Academy.

    Throughout the tutorial, you can ask for personalised help from your teachers and technical help is also available.

  • Prerequisite

    None.

UE14 Internship and internationalisation

ECTS : 6.00

Language of instruction : English

  • Presentation and intended learning outcomes

    Doing a two-month internship with an international dimension or going abroad for an academic exchange gives Bachelor students the opportunity to acquire a significant international experience. With such an experience, students put into practice the knowledge and know-how acquired during Bachelor courses and also experience the international dimension they were prepared for.

    Students have to write a report during their internship or academic exchange. Such a report helps students developing a reflexive thinking regarding :

    • this professional experience, organizations and their functioning in general and related intercultural stakes (for the internship);
    • this academic experience, cultural differences and possible related difficulties (for the academic exchange).

     

    Students are enticed to use the knowledge and know-how acquired during Bachelor courses to analyze their experience abroad, the intercultural stakes, and to share their endeavors to adapt to a new cultural environment.

    Both the internship and the academic exchange give students the opportunity to discover (or know better) a country where they can possibly work in the future.

  • Prerequisite

    None.

Internal TSM Candidates

  • Successful completion of 120 ECTS
  • An English language test for non-English speakers (B2 required).  Accepted tests from: IELTS Academic / TOEFL / TOEFL iBT / Cambridge B2 or B2 First or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency / Trinity / Integrated Skills in English
  • Examination of candidate’s application and possible interview

External TSM Candidates

  • Successful completion of 120 ECTS
  • An English language test for non-English speakers (B2 required).  Accepted tests from: IELTS Academic / TOEFL / TOEFL iBT / Cambridge B2 or B2 First or C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency / Trinity / Integrated Skills in English
  • Examination of candidate’s application and possible interview

Possibility of an international exchange period in one of TSM’s partner universities. In the case of a semester of mobility at a partner university, equivalent courses must be chosen by the student.

This year combined a strong international dimension, interactive teaching methods and a highly committed team. The whole year was marked by group case studies with a multicultural dimension, pushing each of us to broaden our horizons. This Bachelor year’s cross-cutting approach provides us with a solid foundation for our professional and academic future.

Romain POUGET

Class 2017/2018

The Bachelor of Science in Global Management degree is awarded to students earning the 60 ECTS credits of the curriculum.

The Bachelor of Science in Global Management gives students access to TSM Master's programmes taught in English or French.

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