24 months
10975 EUR/year
10975 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Through real-life business cases and with a steady focus on the international dimension of business, the MSc Business Development from Grenoble Ecole de Management equips graduates to help companies worldwide improve their competitiveness, enter new markets, identify new clients, develop new products, and enhance corporate performance and growth.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The objective of this Business Development program from Grenoble Ecole de Management is help graduates build the skills to develop and lead business in an international and multicultural environment.

Participants will develop the knowledge and competencies to identify and understand critical business drivers and current issues, develop appropriate strategies to create competitive advantage and sources of value.

The challenges of the program are to understand the approach to different international markets, the negotiation process in a multicultural context, the globalization of business and to help to improve the competitiveness of companies.

Live Business Cases

During this program, participants will have the opportunity to become real-life business developers by exploring a Live Business Case provided by companies working in partnerships with the MSc Business Development program. Students will work in groups, delving deeply into their cases during the seven months from October to June under the supervision of a GEM coach.

Study Trip

As part of the MSc Business Development program, students have the opportunity to visit one emerging economy each year. The goal is to create an integrated learning experience for all participants.

The Study Trip combines academic lectures, corporate visits, and cultural activities. Students gain extensive knowledge of global business practices to prepare them as business developers that consistently perform across cultures and compete in a global market.


  • French Ministry of Labour title "Manager International”, France Compétences Level 7 – EQF
  • Grenoble Ecole de Management is in the top 1% in the world of business schools to hold triple accreditation: AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS

Programme Structure

  • Begins in September and requires regular attendance for 7 months on campus year 1 and 4 months on campus year 2

Year 1


  • Strategic Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Research Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Foreign Language
  • Entrepreneurship and Opportunities
  • Managerial Economics
  • Budgeting and Controlling


  • International Negotiations
  • Sustainability in the Business Environment
  • Reflexivity & Professional Development
  • Foreign language
  • Live Business Case 1 & 2
  • International Marketing Management
  • Study Trip
  • Professional Track/Professional Certificate Track

Year 2:


  • Digital Transformation in Business
  • Digital Economy
  • Legal Environment of International Business
  • Managing Strategic Alliances
  • New Venture Business Planning
  • Consultancy Selling & Advanced Negotiations
  • IMC, Strategy and Digital Models
  • Purchasing
  • Building Strategic Key Accounts
  • Foreign Language


  • Academic Dissertation
  • Responsible Leadership & Future Organisations
  • Professional Track/Research Track/Academic Track


Classes are taught by GEM faculty, visiting professors from top universities worldwide, and top business professionals. Most of the permanent faculty are engaged in applied research, with teaching linking theory to practice through business cases. Their diverse cultural and international background lends a strong international dimension to the program.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling application deadlines. Please visit the website for details.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official copy of undergraduate degree equivalent to minimum 180 ECTS or certificate of enrollment with an approximate graduation date
  • University transcripts: front/back with grading scale
  • CV/Resume
  • 3 short essays (relating to your academic/professional experience, your reasons for choosing this program and your intercultural awareness)
  • 2 references (professional and/or academic). Family members or friends are not acceptable as referees
  • Scan of passport
  • Internationally recognized passport picture
  • Fluency in English (see website for requirements)

Work experience

Work experience is not compulsory for this program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10975 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10975 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Grenoble

882 - 1220 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Financial aid and scholarships available. Please visit our website for details.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Business Development
Grenoble School of Management


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!