Structure of the program

The Essentials of MBA program consists of 2 modules over 10 training days.

Session 1 NHH, Bergen
Day 1 Management fundamentals and Management Values
Day 2 Principles of organization
Day 3 Leading innovation and Sustainable business models
Day 4 Financing and financial markets and Financial performance
Day 5 External relations
Session 2, HEC Montréal
 Day 1  Human resources management
 Day 2  Incentives and incentive systems and Work motivation
 Day 3  Leadership and Leading knowledge
 Day 4  Strategy and Marketing
 Day 5  Globstrat and Wrap up

Pedagogical approach

  • The program is delivered by experienced professors with in-depth knowledge of their respective fields.
  • The program draws from an MBA-inspired teaching approach, with a focus on practical experiences designed to develop strong management and action skills
  • case studies
  • debates and discussions
  • role play
  • situation-simulation exercises

Learning tools and support

  • An individual log book for each participant
  • A Website dedicated to the program
  • Information directly relating to calendar, seminar description, and trainers
  • Teaching material: PowerPoint presentations, texts, case studies…
  • Database complementary to the themes discussed in the seminars

Knowledge transfer

  • First assessment at the end of every seminar throughout an analysis exercise with the professor
  • Second assessment in the form of a self-examination by participants

Teaching assessment

  • First assessment at the end of each seminar on participants’ satisfaction regarding seminar content, professors, learning material, logistics, etc.
  • Optional second assessment recommended on a longer term (one year) regarding transfer within their division/department.