Business Transformation for Sustainability

Make your future sustainable

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Eduniversal 2024 French ranking

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Best Masters 2024 ranking

Admission level

From Bachelor's degree - 3 years to Bachelor's degree - 4 years, Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

Campus

Paris

Degree

MSc, Master of ScienceDiploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education

Format

Full Time

Intake

September 2024

Language

English

New programme launch award

Eduniversal 2024 French ranking

New programme launch award

Best Masters 2024 ranking

Curriculum "Business Transformation for Sustainability"

Admission level

Degree

Short Track

Admission level:

Bachelor's degree - 4 years
Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

 
Master of Science (MSc)

17,400€ (*) - 1 year

Degree:

MSc, Master of Science
Diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education

Long Track

Admission level:

Bachelor's degree
Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)

Pathway Course

9,500€ (*) - 1 year

Master of Science (MSc)

17,400€ (*) - 1 year

Degree:

MSc, Master of Science
Diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education

* These fees are provided for informational purposes only and are applicable on the day of viewing this page. They may be subject to change.

Short Track

Admission level :
Bachelor's degree - 4 years Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)
Duration :
1 year
Degree :
MSc, Master of Science Diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education
Campus :
Paris
Format :
Full Time
Language :
English

Master of Science (MSc)

Duration :
1 year

The course includes 5 different modules, starting with SUSTAINABILITY FACTORIES, followed by FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABILITY TRANSFORMATION, COLLABORATION FOR TRANSFORMATION, CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY and SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT & TOOLS. This highly comprehensive learning empowers graduates to orchestrate resources across corporate boundaries, and to successfully manage organisations in dynamic and changing social environments. The programme also provides them with the mindset that makes the difference between the past and the future: a mindset of sustainable collaboration for sustainable business transformation.

Semester 1

→ September-December

MODULE 1

SUSTAINABILITY FACTORIES

The sustainability factories run along the whole programme, from the beginning to the end of the academic year.

The aim of the course is triple:

  • Reinforcing the alignment between individual and organisational transformation;
  • Developing capabilities for complex thinking;
  • Launching and accelerating real case company challenges for sustainable business. transformation

 

MODULE 2

FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABILITY TRANSFORMATION

This module is designed to build the fundamentals for a sustainable business transformation. It is composed of four courses:

  • Sustainable value creation : sustainability, CSR and ethics – impact on business creation processes within companies
  • Business transformation consulting: knowledge, posture and approaches for business diagnostics and transformation for sustainability
  • Environmental sustainability : understanding the meaning of nature and the environment for businesses, deciphering threats, challenges and opportunities;
  • Social sustainability: relates to conditions for fairness, in terms of welfare, wellbeing and vision for a better future

 

  • MODULE 3

COLLABORATION FOR TRANSFORMATION

This module highlights the key points for effective cross-sectoral collaboration for sustainability. It is composed of three courses:

  • Collaboration for sustainability: develop knowledge and skills related to cross-sector partnerships and inter-firm strategic alliances in the context of environmental and social sustainability
  • Business modeling for sustainability: develop a business model which challenges the traditional economic logic and puts forward a new organisational system by considering social, environmental, and economic requirements simultaneously
  • Communication for sustainability: understanding sustainability communication challenges and incorporating sustainability in corporate communication
Semester 2

→ March-June

  •  MODULE 4  

CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY

This module prepares students to handle change in transforming business models for sustainability on a societal, organisational and individual level. It includes topics such as:

  • Sustainable leadership: develop both knowledge and awareness in terms of individual sustainable leadership and organisational leadership for sustainability
  • Sustainable change in organisations: issues and challenges inherent to organisational change, in general, and sustainable organisational change in particular
  • Social change : explore changes in society through technology, social movement, pandemic, and informal economy and examine whether businesses can contribute to positive social change and sustainable development during these changes

 

  •  MODULE 5

SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT & TOOLS

The Dos and Don’ts of a sustainable business transformation, fundamental knowledge and techniques related to sustainability:

  • Sustainable finance: understanding the role of finance in anthropocene issues and the emergency for sustainable investment needs, defining the sustainable finance ecosystem and managing the sustainable investing methodologies
  • Tools and techniques for sustainable management: take a bird’s-eye-view on corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability practices and critically reflect on the effectiveness of contemporary tools and techniques in the transition to sustainable development
ADDITIONAL CONTENT
  • Transformation for sustainability dissertation
  • 4- to 6-month sustainability internship in France or abroad
  • 2-month NGO mission
  • Managing biodiversity
  • United nations simulation
  • Science fiction journey
  • Pro-bono sustainability skills lab
  • Company challenges pitches
  • Climate change impact on logistics roundtable
  • Circular economy mural
  • Cross sector business modelling workshop
  • Sustainable cities workshop
  • Permaentreprise project
  • Engagement in the "Fondation Edgar Morin"
Certifications
  • Bilan Carbone

Long Track

Admission level :
Bachelor's degree Validation of Personal and Professional Experience (VAPP)
Duration :
2 years
Degree :
MSc, Master of Science Diploma recognised by the French Ministry of Higher Education
Campus :
Paris
Format :
Full Time
Language :
English

Pathway Course

Format :
Full Time
Duration :
1 year
Campus :
Paris
Admission level :
Bachelor's degree - 4 years

PRE-SEMESTER

Online introduction to business management (fast track for non-managers): Upgrade courses accessible ahead of the new semester.

SEMESTERS 1 & 2

FUNDAMENTALS OF MANAGEMENT

  • Innovative strategies for sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Financial performance management
  • Business & sustainability: transition & durability
  • Public speaking, visual communication & design
  • Data management
  • Marketing reconsidered
  • Team management & inclusivity
  • Ecological challenges & organisational management

EXPERT SKILLS

  • 2 pre-specialisation courses in international business

LEARNING BY DOING

  • Impact project: Transition, sustainability or inclusivity

REAL-WORLD SCENARIOS

  • Case studies: Decarbonation & business methodology
  • Corporate Project:
    A consultancy mission on a real and current issue of a company. Corporate projects enable participants to gain valuable hands-on experience of business conduct and strategy and deal with the practical complexities. Students are guided by their KEDGE tutor throughout the project. The assignment is done in groups of 4 to 5 students. A combination of collective and individual work. Final presentation in front of the corporate and KEDGE tutors.

ADDITIONAL COURSES

  • Languages:
    -English / FLE (French as a Foreign Language)
  • Hard Skills:
    -TOSA Excel & coding skills
    -TOEIC preparation
    -Orthodidacte
    -Option to spend a semester abroad at a partner university
  • Choose your experience:
    -Internship in the UK or abroad
    -Undertake another corporate project

Master of Science (MSc)

Format :
Full Time
Duration :
1 year
Language :
English
Campus :
Paris
Admission level :
Bachelor's degree - 4 years

The course includes 5 different modules, starting with SUSTAINABILITY FACTORIES, followed by FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABILITY TRANSFORMATION, COLLABORATION FOR TRANSFORMATION, CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY and SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT & TOOLS. This highly comprehensive learning empowers graduates to orchestrate resources across corporate boundaries, and to successfully manage organisations in dynamic and changing social environments. The programme also provides them with the mindset that makes the difference between the past and the future : a mindset of sustainable collaboration for sustainable business transformation.

Semester 1

→ September-December

MODULE 1

SUSTAINABILITY FACTORIES

The sustainability factories run along the whole programme, from the beginning to the end of the academic year.

The aim of the course is triple:

  • Reinforcing the alignment between individual and organisational transformation;
  • Developing capabilities for complex thinking;
  • Launching and accelerating real case company challenges for sustainable business. transformation

 

MODULE 2

FUNDAMENTALS OF SUSTAINABILITY TRANSFORMATION

This module is designed to build the fundamentals for a sustainable business transformation. It is composed of four courses:

  • Sustainable value creation : sustainability, CSR and ethics – impact on business creation processes within companies
  • Business transformation consulting: knowledge, posture and approaches for business diagnostics and transformation for sustainability
  • Environmental sustainability : understanding the meaning of nature and the environment for businesses, deciphering threats, challenges and opportunities;
  • Social sustainability: relates to conditions for fairness, in terms of welfare, wellbeing and vision for a better future

 

  • MODULE 3

COLLABORATION FOR TRANSFORMATION

This module highlights the key points for effective cross-sectoral collaboration for sustainability. It is composed of three courses:

  • Collaboration for sustainability: develop knowledge and skills related to cross-sector partnerships and inter-firm strategic alliances in the context of environmental and social sustainability
  • Business modeling for sustainability: develop a business model which challenges the traditional economic logic and puts forward a new organisational system by considering social, environmental, and economic requirements simultaneously
  • Communication for sustainability: understanding sustainability communication challenges and incorporating sustainability in corporate communication
Semester 2

→ March-June

  •  MODULE 4  

CHANGE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY

This module prepares students to handle change in transforming business models for sustainability on a societal, organisational and individual level. It includes topics such as:

  • Sustainable leadership: develop both knowledge and awareness in terms of individual sustainable leadership and organisational leadership for sustainability
  • Sustainable change in organisations: issues and challenges inherent to organisational change, in general, and sustainable organisational change in particular
  • Social change : explore changes in society through technology, social movement, pandemic, and informal economy and examine whether businesses can contribute to positive social change and sustainable development during these changes

 

  •  MODULE 5

SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT & TOOLS

The Dos and Don’ts of a sustainable business transformation, fundamental knowledge and techniques related to sustainability:

  • Sustainable finance: understanding the role of finance in anthropocene issues and the emergency for sustainable investment needs, defining the sustainable finance ecosystem and managing the sustainable investing methodologies
  • Tools and techniques for sustainable management: take a bird’s-eye-view on corporate social responsibility and corporate sustainability practices and critically reflect on the effectiveness of contemporary tools and techniques in the transition to sustainable development
ADDITIONAL CONTENT
  • Transformation for sustainability dissertation
  • 4- to 6-month sustainability internship in France or abroad
  • 2-month NGO mission
  • Managing biodiversity
  • United nations simulation
  • Science fiction journey
  • Pro-bono sustainability skills lab
  • Company challenges pitches
  • Climate change impact on logistics roundtable
  • Circular economy mural
  • Cross sector business modelling workshop
  • Sustainable cities workshop
  • Permaentreprise project
  • Engagement in the "Fondation Edgar Morin"
Certifications
  • Bilan Carbone