Become an effective project leader!

Projects are getting more and more complex in an ever-increasing international and cross-cultural context. Project managers are change agents and this MSc in Project Management is designed for students who wish to improve their knowledge, skills and potential as highly efficient project leaders.

While preparing both the PMI and lean/agile certifications, students will have the opportunity to develop several real projects during their academic journey supervised by professional practitioners coming from market-leading multinational companies.

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Degree info

  • Master of Science
  • 1,5 academic years / 90 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 11 500€ / academic year

Edunation application period


This postgraduate master programme welcomes international students from various backgrounds and experiences. Students will be divided into different multicultural groups working in team on a real project.

You will define, carry out and conduct your project and pass milestones while presenting your work in front of a jury composed with professors and practitioners.

Lectures are delivered by:

  • High-level experts stemming from the management world including project managers from various backgrounds, fields and industries.
  • Faculty professors recognised as leaders in their fields of study.

Thanks to the programme, you will acquire general management skills, as well as a deep knowledge of project management methodology and tools.

Semester 1

Project Management – Basics

  • Project Management Fundamentals (Part I)
  • Project Management Soft Skills
  • Cost and Resource Management
  • Quality and Risk Management
  • Introduction to Agile Methods
  • Project Management Softwares
  • Event Project Management (Part I)
Management & Communication Skills

  • Introduction to Business
  • Mastering Data in Excel (e-learning)
  • French Language Classes (or Certification Voltaire)
  • Thesis Methodology (Part I)

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual Counseling
  • Meeting with Practitioners

Semester 2

Project management – Advanced

  • Project Management Fundamentals (Part II)
  • Pitching and Branding my Project
  • Communication and Stakeholders Management
  • Supply Chain and Procurement Management
  • Introduction to Lean Management
  • Certification Preparation (PMI and Lean/Agile)
  • Event Project Management (Part II)
Management & Communication Skills

  • Strategic Management
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • French Language Classes (or Certification Voltaire)
  • Thesis Methodology (Part II)

Career Development & Counseling

  • Job Marketing
  • Individual counseling
  • Meeting with Practitioners

Semester 3

Professional Mission & Thesis

  • Master’s Thesis
  • Oral Defense
  • Company Assessment

Graduates of the program can work in the following occupations, for example:

  • Project Manager
  • Program Leader
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Master
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant

Companies that welcome ESC Clermont students:

  • Bosch
  • Société Générale
  • KLM
  • Airbus
  • AXA
  • Adidas
  • Allianz Informatique
  • Crown Europe

The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page.

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can be found on the university page.


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