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2017

December 2017

KEDGE Business School increases its CSR expertise by creating two MSc programmes: "Corporate & Sustainable Finance" and "Sustainable Change"

December, 11 2017

KEDGE Business School increases its CSR expertise by creating two MSc programmes: "Corporate & Sustainable Finance" and "Sustainable Change"

Economic Management Under Fire: How did the South Med Policy-Makers Respond to the Demands for Change?

December, 4 2017

While French President Macron goes to Algeria on 6 december and the next EU Summit will take place on 14 and 15 december, the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences (FEMISE) has launched its 2017 Euro-Mediterranean report on the transition of the South Mediterranean economies. 

November 2017

The KEDGE Business School Specialised Master's Programme in Wealth & Real Estate Management has been re-accredited by RICS for five years.

November, 27 2017

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the world’s leading body for property professionals. The KEDGE specialised Master’s programme in Wealth & Real Estate Management (IMPI) has been RICS-accredited since 2002 and has just had its accreditation renewed for a further five years. The IMPI is the only French training course to offer a dual specialisation in Wealth Management and Professionnal Real Estate, teaching postgraduate students who will be able to meet the demands of these two sphères (Real Estate listed company, Reits, etc.).  

11th edition of SimONU Prépa, a model United Nations organised by KEDGE Business School and its student association SimONU FRIDAY 24 AND SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2017 KEDGE Marseille, Luminy campus

November,23 2017

Since 2006, the SimONU association and KEDGE Business School, in partnership with UNRIC (United Nations Regional Information Centre), has been organising model United Nations conferences for Kedge students and “classes préparatoires” pupils hoping to be accepted into prestigious Grandes Ecoles universities. The event lasts for two days and gathers 150 students from across France and from KEDGE Business School. It reproduces the same situation as a real United Nations General Assembly, during which the students discuss and negotiate on a given topic. The topic this year is “How can we reduce the risk of terrorism and prevent attacks on an international scale?

Management and technology: KEDGE Business School introduces its Executive MSc programme in Business Engineering at its Paris campus

November, 22 2017

The Business Engineering programme (MSC / bac+5 approved) offered by KEDGE, which has been recognised and endorsed by companies for its initial training for 30 years, will have an Executive Education Programme format available at the KEDGE Paris campus as of February 2018. The programme offers a combination of technological and managerial expertise through educational immersion in an innovative, B2B environment.

A research published by KEDGE Business School in the Strategic Management Journal A Property Rights Theory of Competitive Advantage

November, 7 2017

Are companies’ central objectives – to develop a sustainable competitive advantage and maximize profit – disconnected from social welfare and the goals of society? Are traditional theories of strategy still suitable in the knowledge economy? In the article A Property Rights Theory of Competitive Advantage, published by Wiley on behalf of Strategic Management Journal, Roland Bel, a researcher from KEDGE Business School tackles these questions, showing that business objectives can be reconciled with social welfare and proposing an update to two major theories of strategy.

October 2017

Fromarsac CEO Jean-Baptiste van Elslande is the new class sponsor of Chinese students at KEDGE Business School’s Franco-Chinese Institute

October, 24 2017

Jean-Baptiste van Elslande is the new patron of the 2017-2018 class of Chinese students at the KEDGE French-Chinese Institute, who are about to start their new term at the Bordeaux campus. The CEO of Fromarsac (part of the Savencia Groupe) succeeds Daniel Harari and Jean-Claude Fayat in this role, and will open the new class at the training session for internship in France after 2 years of study in China.

KEDGE Businees School organises in collaboration with KEA and the Central Academy of Fine Arts The B.CREATIVE conference for creative entrepreneurship NOVEMBER 15th, 2017 Shanghai

October, 23 2017

b.creative, the global event for creative entrepreneurship, will be held in Shanghai on November 15th, 2017 in the margin of the High Level People to People Dialogue (HPPD) Summit between the European Union and China. 

KEDGE Business School appoints Hervé Remaud as Director of its Global Executive MBA
Michel Gutsatz becomes Scientific Advisor of the Global Executive MBA and has in charge the development of new digital MBA programmes

October, 13 2017

Delivered in Paris, Marseille and China in collaboration with the prestigious Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Global EMBA has gained international reputation, supported by its ranking (22nd) in the Financial Times' top 100 Executive MBAs worldwide, and its 5-year AMBA accreditation renewal obtained in 2017.

Me Geneviève Maillet President of the Marseille Bar Association and Christophe Mouysset Corporate Relations Manager, KEDGE Business School Signed their partnership agreement on Monday 9 October 2017 at 5 PM

October, 10 2017

Firmly convinced that relationships between graduate schools and professional institutions are a source of professionalism and innovation, and that progress targets must be set accordingly in this area, the MARSEILLE BAR ASSOCIATION and KEDGE Business School are coordinating their activities in the skills development field.

The Wealth tax : A powerful symbol generating hysteria among the French political class

October, 10 2017

With plans to transform the wealth tax (ISF) into a property wealth tax (IFI) soon to be discussed in french parliament, Eric PICHET, KEDGE professor and specialist in fiscal economics (1), shares his analysis of the planned reforms.

KEDGE Business School took part in the 2nd HackaNews event organised by the daily french newspaper SUD OUEST Thursday 5 and friday 6 october 2017

October, 5 2017

On October 5th and 6th, KEDGE Business School took part in the second “HackaNews” event, a major competition organised by SUD OUEST modelled on a hackathon, which has seen 80 students from Bordeaux and professionals all getting involved in digital innovation activities in the media sector.

Stanislas de Bentzmann takes over from François Pierson: from one great business leader to another

October, 3 2017

Following the KEDGE Business School AGM held on September 26, 2017 in Paris, the Board of Directors, composed of elected members from the CCIs (Chambers of Commerce and Industry) of Bordeaux Gironde, Marseille Provence and the Var, as well as leaders of major companies and representatives of local authorities, appointed Stanislas de Bentzmann to succeed François Pierson as Chairman of the Group.

The Wealth tax : A powerful symbol generating hysteria among the French political class

October, 3 2017

With plans to transform the wealth tax (ISF) into a property wealth tax (IFI) soon to be discussed in french parliament, Eric PICHET, KEDGE professor and specialist in fiscal economics (1), shares his analysis of the planned reforms.

September 2017

French chef Sébastien Bras recently renounced his Michelin stars. For good reason, says our expert Olivier Gergaud

September, 21 2017

Sébastien Bras, a three-star Michelin chef, has asked to be removed from Michelin's restaurant reference guide in order to free himself from the intense pressure that comes with such an accolade.

Pascal Vidal named programmes director at KEDGE Business School

September, 18 2017

KEDGE Business School is pleased to announce the arrival of Pascal Vidal, who took up his role as programmes director on 1 September 2017. Mr Vidal will oversee the school's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

August 2017

The Mittelstand or the impossible adaptation of Germany's successful model for French companies?

August, 29 2017

Gerald Lang, a professor specialising in supply-chain management and international management at Kedge Business School, will give a talk entitled "Very small businesses will become big" at the MEDEF conference on 30 August. The talk will focus on the Mittelstand—Germany's network of small and medium-sized companies—and the interest they are arousing in French politics and among French companies.

July 2017

José MILANO to take over from Thomas FROEHLICHER as Director General of KEDGE Business School on 1 September 2017

July, 26 2017

François Pierson, Chairman of KEDGE Business School's Board of Directors, with the full backing of Stanislas de Bentzmann, the School's future Chairman, presented Thomas Froehlicher’s successor, José Milano, to the Board of Directors, who met today to approve this proposal.

June 2017

6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer

June, 21 2017

At Vinexpo 2017, KEDGE Business School reveals the results of the 6th edition of the e-Performance Barometer study and the ranking of the best French and international wine websites, as rated by over 2,300 internet users from 9 different countries.

May 2017

“The global market for wine: China leads the emergence of a new world order”, an article Op-Ed by Jacques-Olivier PESME, Director of the KEDGE Wine & Spirits Academy, on Theconversation.com

May, 24 2017

According to Jacques-Olivier PESME, Director of the KEDGE Wine & Spirits Academy, the latest figures on the world wine market confirm that the industry is undergoing considerable change, with European countries finding their positions and strategies challenged by the US and China.

April 2017

KEDGE Business School (France) and University of Adelaïde (Australia) sign an ambitious partnership for Wine Industry and Wine Higher Education

April, 11 2017

Affirming its leading position in Wine Higher Education, KEDGE further expands its international network in Australia, with University of Adelaïde, promoting innovation, teaching and research.

March 2017

The alumni networks from France’s leading business schools are meeting up at KEDGE BS Conference: Why are elite athletes an asset for companies?

March, 30 2017

Following on from the success of the first event which last year bought together around 200 alumni at KEDGE Bordeaux, the alumni networks from AUDENCIA, EDHEC, EM Lyon, ESCP, ESSEC, HEC, NEOMA and KEDGE Business School are organising the second inter-school alumni evening on the Bordeaux campus on Thursday 30 March, from 6:30 PM onwards.

With its “Adrénaline” student association, KEDGE Business School has scooped the award for the best student association in France for the 2nd year running

March, 29 2017

KEDGE Business School’s “Adrénaline” student association has been awarded the title of Best Student Association in France this year, as part of the Initiatives BDE competition.

Prof. Christopher S. Tang (UCLA Anderson) will receive KEDGE Business School’s “20 Years on” Research Prize

March, 24 2017

KEDGE Business School decided to create the ‘20 Years On’ Research Prize to celebrate an academic research whose impact is still visible and powerful 20 years after its publication.

KEDGE Business School among the prestigious Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017 winners

March, 10 2017

We are delighted to announce that KEDGE Business School’ student Martin DUGAS has been awarded a place on the prestigious Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship.

Why pay for pain? The marketing revolution of hardcore obstacle course series Tough Mudder

March, 08 2017

How do we explain that on the one hand consumers spend billions of dollars every year on analgesics an opioids, while on the other hand exhausting and painful experiences such as obstacle races and ultra-marathons are gaining in popularity?

A Bordeaux wine sold for less than €1 through mass retail outlets: a pernicious strategy for everyone concerned

March, 07 2017

For the first time ever, a mass retail outlet is marketing an AOC Bordeaux red wine at less than €1 per bottle*. Reacting to this news, KEDGE Business School brings you the expert opinion of Jacques- Olivier Pesme, Director of the KEDGE BS Wine & Spirits Academy, who considers the likely consequences of this aggressive strategy for the wine producing industry, the mass retail sector and consumers.

February 2017

KEDGE Business School launched in Marseille, the European project "AlpFoodWay" devoted to the study of the dietary cultural heritage of the Alps

February, 15 2017

From 2 to 4 February 2017, KEDGE Business School welcomed its French, Italian, German, Austrian, Slovenian and Swiss partners to its Joliette campus in Marseilles for the launch of the European project "AlpFoodWay" devoted to the study of the dietary cultural heritage of the Alps, a project which is benefiting from total funding of €2.8 million over three years from the European Union.

Lectra CEO Daniel Harari is the new sponsor of the intake of Chinese students from KEDGE Sino-French Institute

February, 01 2017

Lectra CEO Daniel Harari is the new sponsor of the 2016/2017 intake of Chinese students from KEDGE Business School’s Sino-French Institute (IFC).

January 2017

KEDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL EXPERT’S VIEW - Impact of Brexit on international trade and business

January, 09 2017

KEDGE releases the analysis of Walid Klibi, Professor in Supply Chain Management at KEDGE, about the impact of Brexit on international trade and business.

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2016

December 2016

KEDGE ranked 1st French School with 103 articles published in CNRS and FNEGE listed academic journals 

December, 15 2016

In the 2017 ranking of best schools for research in management performed by L'Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School came out top in France with a total of 103 articles across all categories published by its faculty in 2015. 

KEDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL EXPERT’S VIEW - President-elect Donald Trump and the Middle East

December, 14 2016

KEDGE Business School releases the analysis of Yahia Zoubir, Professor at KEDGE and International Relations and International Management expert, about president-elect Donald Trump’s policy in the Middle East.

CAFA and KEDGE BS inaugurate the new campus of the Sino-French Institute of Arts and Design Management in Shanghai 

December, 8 2016

On Sunday 4 December, in the new district of Pudong, Shanghai, President of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), FAN Di'an, KEDGE BS Director General and Dean, Thomas Froehlicher, and the Chinese Ministry of Education and Municipality of Shanghai officially inaugurated the new Sino-French Institute (IFC) campus dedicated to Arts and Design Management in the presence of representatives of the French Embassy in China and many guests. 

November 2016

“Le Figaro Etudiant” rankings KEDGE Business School consolidates its place among France’s top 10 business schools 

November, 25 2016

KEDGE Business School moved up three places to 10th position in the 2016-2017 “Le Figaro Etudiant” rankings of the Master programmes at 38 French business schools. KEDGE BS is ranked ahead of Skema, ESC Rennes, Neoma and Montpellier BS. 

October 2016

The Global MBA from Kedge Business School is now ranked n°22 worldwide and pursues its progress in the top Executive MBA

October, 17 2016

Ranked 22nd, one place up from last year, the KEDGE BS Global MBA pursues its progress in the Top 25 of the 2016 Financial Times Executive MBA ranking. 

August 2016

Kedge Business School welcomes the Members of its International Advisory Board in Bordeaux on august 29 & 30

August, 28 2016

Composed of representatives of universities, business schools and CXO in the innovation field on five continents, the International Advisory Board of KEDGE BS is established to advise and assist the General Director and the Board of Directors of the School on the issues and development of strategic activities of the group. The IAB will take place in Bordeaux on 29 and 30 August 2016.

June 2016

Supply Chain Management at the Industry's Service: ILS International Conference

June, 4 2016

The sixth edition of the International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain (ILS International Conference) is co-organized by KEDGE Business School and the University of Bordeaux and will be taking place on the Bordeaux campus of KEDGE BS from 1st to 4th June

Paris-Sorbonne University and The Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs join Kedge Business School and The China Central Academy of fine a...

June, 30 2016

On Thursday 30 June 2016, at the Sino-French Higher Education forum at Paris Descartes University.

Supply Chain Management at the industry's service: ILS International Conference

June, 4 2016

The sixth edition of the International Conference on Information Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain (ILS International Conference) is co-organized by KEDGE Business School and the University of Bordeaux and will be taking place on the Bordeaux campus of KEDGE BS from 1st to 4th June

May 2016

Kedge Business School and Vinexpo are launching Vinexpo Edu, an innovative programme for decision-makers from the wine industry

May, 25 2016

KEDGE Business Shool and  VINEXPO have joined forces to propose a unique training programme tailored for decision-makers from the global wine industry. 

March 2016

Kedge Business School and La Cité du Vin form a broad new partnership built around the "visitor experience"

March, 30 2016

On Wednesday, 30 March, the Fondation pour la culture et les civilisations du vin (the operator of La Cité du Vin) and KEDGE Business School announced an entirely new type of partnership, uniting their respective brands to promote and increase the visibility of the two organisations.

The 26th ISLI Supply Chain Forum

March, 15 2016

AMAZON, MONDELEZ, LOUIS VUITTON, KIMBERLY CLARK, SEPHORA, SONOCO, KIABI, GEOPOST, SMCP, MONSIEUR T-SHIRT … are some of the companies participating in debates that bring together International supply chain directors on this year's theme “MOVE AS ONE".

February 2016

Kedge Business School is AACSB accredited and confirms its ‘triple crown'

February, 12 2016

KEDGE Business School is very proud to be AACSB accredited and to confirm that it belongs to the closed circle of the top 1% of Business Schools worldwide triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA).

1.5 Million Canadian dollars have been granted by Canadian Government to the University of British Columbia, in cooperation with Kedge Business Sch...

February, 18 2016

In this frame of work and funding, the two Partners have formed a special and common “task force” and they are getting ready to launch the 3rd Annual UBC/KEDGE Wine Leaders Forum in April 2016 in Okanagan Valley.

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2015

July 2015

International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management 

July, 2015

KEDGE Business School (Creative Industries research centre) and the Institute of Public Management and Regional Governance, IMPGT – University of Aix‐ Marseille are co‐organising the 13th International Conference on Arts and Cultural Management, AIMAC 2015. 

June 2015

KEDGE Business School and Korea University Business School to launch "International Business from Europe to Asia", a Dual Degree MSc/MBA, in September 2015. 

June, 15 2015

KEDGE Business School and Korea University Business School have announced a new Dual Degree entitled "International Business from Europe to Asia", beginning at the start of the next academic year. This programme, a component of the strategic alliance formed by the two Business Schools in 2014, has been tailor-made to meet the growing need for high potential European managers who want to achieve ambitious career goals in Asia.

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2014

July 2014

2014 Air Transport Research Society World Conference 

July, 11 2014

The Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) will organize its 18th World Conference at KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France, from July 17 to 20, 2014. 

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2013

March 2013

Kedge Business School announces a new strategy and organisation 

March, 26 2013

The merger between BEM and Euromed to give birth to KEDGE Business School continues to be officialized in in july 2013. To fulfil its objective of creating a new global school, Kedge Business School has devised an innovative strategy and organisation.

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