AMBA-ACCREDITED

Toulouse Business School, ESC, Toulouse


Age: 106.

History: Founded by the chamber of Commerce and Industry of Toulouse. Toulouse is both the largest French research centre (after Paris) and the biggest French university town (after Paris). Its aerospace MBA is world-renowned.

Address: Boulevard Lascrosses, Toulouse; in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona; and in Casablaca.

Ambience: Jacques Tournut, the MBA director, said: "Nowhere else in the world could you find such a large number of people of different origins and cultures, and so many manufacturers, airlines, service companies, electronics businesses and research organisations all connected in some way to the aerospace sector."

Vital statistics: There are three campuses, one in Toulouse, one in Barcelona and one in Casablaca (Marocco)The MBA is fully accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS. In addition to the aerospace MBA, there are management consulting and transport and logistics MBA programmes; 23 specialised Masters; 81 permanent professors; 50 affiliated professors; 55 visiting professors and more than 1,200 lecturers supplied by real companies.

Added value: Sector orientated. These generalist MBA programmes, targeting future leaders, enable participants to have access to the latest academic knowledge and research while sharing their experience and expertise with top professional experts from leading sectored companies.

Easy to get into? No – it's aimed at exceptional individuals with leadership and management skills. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification, a good knowledge of English (TOEIC or TOEFL), a minimum of three years' work experience, and a GMAT test score or a successful interview.

Glittering alumni: François Fioc, Airbus (France); Michael Delaney, Boeing (USA); Pierre Tchoukavoff, Eurocopter (France); Ansgar Jahn, Rolls-Royce (UK); Lingga Bijjoyo, Singapore Airlines (Asia), Ruxandra Brutaru, PDG de Taron Romanian Airlines. They all did the aerospace MBA.

Guru: Professor Sveinn Gudmundsson, a specialist in strategy, alliances and partnerships, airline and airport management.

International connections: International teaching staff and participants (the programme attracts students from 15 to 20 different nationalities every year) creates a unique and challenging learning environment.

Student profile: The typical student has a Masters degree and 12 years significant experience.

Cost: Full-time aerospace MBA it's €30,000 and for part-timers (aerospace, management consulting and transport and logistics) it's €35,000.

Return on investment: After one year, the average increase in wages is around 30 per cent and more than 50 per cent after three years.

Who's the boss? Professor Jacques Tournut is director of the MBA and Masters programmes.

Prospectus: +33 (0)6 89 23 98 27; www.esc-toulouse.fr











News
i100
Arts and Entertainment
Billie Piper as Brona in Penny Dreadful
tvReview: It’s business as usual in Victorian London. Let’s hope that changes as we get further into the new series spoiler alert
Life and Style
A nurse tends to a recovering patient on a general ward at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham
health
News
science
Arts and Entertainment
No Offence
tvReview: No Offence has characters who are larger than life and yet somehow completely true to life at the same time spoiler alert
News
Chuck Norris pictured in 1996
people
Arts and Entertainment
Sarah Lucas, I SCREAM DADDIO, Installation View, British Pavilion 2015
artWhy Sarah Lucas is the perfect choice to represent British art at the Venice Biennale
News
A voter placing a ballot paper in the box at a polling station
i100
News
people
Arts and Entertainment
The Queen (Kristin Scott Thomas) in The Audience
theatreReview: Stephen Daldry's direction is crisp in perfectly-timed revival
Sport
football
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Student

Ashdown Group: Marketing or Business Graduate Opportunity - Norwich - £22,000

£18000 - £22000 per annum + training: Ashdown Group: Business and Marketing Gr...

Ashdown Group: Database Analyst - Birmingham - £22,000 plus benefits

£20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits: Ashdown Group: Application Sup...

Guru Careers: Graduate Media Assistant

Competitive (DOE): Guru Careers: We are looking for an ambitious and adaptable...

SThree: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

£20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE £45K: SThree: At SThree, we like to be differe...

Day In a Page

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
Why patients must rely less on doctors: Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'

Why patients must rely less on doctors

Improving our own health is the 'blockbuster drug of the century'
Sarah Lucas is the perfect artist to represent Britain at the Venice Biennale

Flesh in Venice

Sarah Lucas has filled the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale with slinky cats and casts of her female friends' private parts. It makes you proud to be a woman, says Karen Wright
11 best anti-ageing day creams

11 best anti-ageing day creams

Slow down the ageing process with one of these high-performance, hardworking anti-agers
Juventus 2 Real Madrid 1: Five things we learnt, including Iker Casillas is past it and Carlos Tevez remains effective

Juventus vs Real Madrid

Five things we learnt from the Italian's Champions League first leg win over the Spanish giants
Ashes 2015: Test series looks a lost cause for England... whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket

Ashes series looks a lost cause for England...

Whoever takes over as ECB director of cricket, says Stephen Brenkley
Fishing for votes with Nigel Farage: The Ukip leader shows how he can work an audience as he casts his line to the disaffected of Grimsby

Fishing is on Nigel Farage's mind

Ukip leader casts a line to the disaffected
Who is bombing whom in the Middle East? It's amazing they don't all hit each other

Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power