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Paris was a remarkable experience which I will never forget. Your time and effort made the process simple and the program enjoyable. Thank you for this opportunity.

Perla Maldonado
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Semester & year    Study & Work

Academics: semester & year

The semester and academic year curriculum offers a wide selection of courses taught in English. Courses are held at the American Business School (ABS) at the Institut de Gestion Sociale. KEI program participants are integrated with French and international students from around the world. Students can enroll in up to 15 credits per semester (16 credits if taking Intermediate French Language). Most courses are 3 credits. The French Civilization course is required.

Download the PDF course file (from the Download files box to the right) to view course offerings for Fall and Spring. Click on course titles below to download syllabi for your selected courses.

Required course

One of the following courses is required.

HUMA 200 French Civilization (3 credits)
FASH 220 Made in Paris: Luxury Quality Management (3 credits)

Business & economics (electives)

MATH 210 Business Statistics (3 credits)
PHIL 310 Business Ethics (3 credits)

Business Administration
BUSI 320 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
BLAW 210 Introduction to American Business Law (3 credits)
BLAW 225 European & International Business Law (3 credits)
MGMT 230 International Business (3 credits)
MGMT 351 Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3 credits)
BUSI 390 Company Case Challenge
MGMT 401 Doing Business in Europe & Russia (3 credits)
MGMT 403 International Business & Sustainable Development in Europe (3 credits)
MGMT 442 Doing Business in the Middle East & Africa (3 credits)
MGMT 444 Doing Business in Asia (3 credits)
MGMT 452 Sourcing & Purchasing (3 credits)
APCE 510 Business Games

Management
MGMT 215 Functions of Management & Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
MGMT 225 Human Resources Management (3 credits)
DSCI 310 Operation Management (3 credits)
DSCI 350 Management Decision Analysis (3 credits)
MGMT 375 International Corporate Governance (3 credits)
BUSI 410 Strategic Management (3 credits)

Finance
ACCT 111 Financial Accounting (3 credits)
ACCT 127 Analytical/Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
FINC 215 Business Finance 1 (3 credits)
FINC 315 International Investments (3 credits)
FINC 324 Money & Banking (3 credits)
FINC 345 Audit, Controlling & Risk Management (3 credits)
FINC 400 Corporate Finance (3 credits)
FINC 425 Digital Finance (3 credits)
FINC 450 International Finance (3 credits)

Marketing
COMP 311 E-commerce & E-business (3 credits)
MKTG 210 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
MKTG 240 Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
MKTG 315 Digital Marketing & Web Analytics (3 credits)
MKTG 325 Integrated Marketing Communication (3 credits)
MKTG 340 Marketing Research (3 credits)
MKTG 350 International Marketing (3 credits)
MKTG 380 Personal Selling & Negotiation (3 credits)
MKTG 385 Advanced Customer Relationship Management (3 credits)
MKTG 391 Sponsorship & Event Marketing (3 credits)
MKTG 395 Behavioural Economics (3 credits)
MKTG 578 Global & E-Marketing (3 credits)

Economics
ECON 110 Principals of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Principals of Microeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 215 Intermediate Microeconomics (3 credits)
ECON 315 International Economic Analysis (3 credits)
ECON 450 International Economics (3 credits)

Fashion & luxury goods merchandising (electives)

FASH 100 Fashion & Textile Trends through the Ages (3 credits)
FASH 120 Sales Techniques for Luxury Brands (3 credits)
FASH 211 Luxury Cross Channel Marketing (3 credits)
MKTG 215 Fashion Business Revolution (3 credits)
FASH 225 Creativity & Innovation in Fashion Luxury (3 credits)
FASH 240 Merchandising for Luxury Retail (3 credits)
BUSI 299 Winter Fashion & Luxury Retail Workshop (3 credits)
MGMT 320 Management for Luxury Services (3 credits)
MKTG 400 Creating & Developing Luxury Brand (3 credits)
MKTG 401 Strategic Brand Management (3 credits)

French language & general education (electives)


French Language
FREN 110 Elementary French (6 credits)
FREN 220 Intermediate French (4 credits)
FREN 290 Business French (1 credits)
FREN 350 Advanced French (3 credits)

Humanities & Social Sciences
ARTS 113 History of Arts, Literature & Music (3 credits)
ARTS 210 Social History of American Music (3 credits)
ARTS 240 Impressionism (3 credits)
ARTS 250 29th Century Art (3 credits)
COMM 130 Communication Techniques/Speech (3 credits)
COMM 230 Theatre: Acting for Business (3 credits)
ENGL 101 Academic Methodology (3 credits)
ENGL 120 Critical Reading & Writing (3 credits)
ENGL 212 Analysis & Communication (3 credits)
ENGL 225 Effective Business Communication (3 credits)
HIST 211 America & France: Crossroads in Civilization (3 credits)
PSYC 110 Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
SOCG 110 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)
MGMT 110 Intercultural Studies (3 credits)
POLS 210 International Relations (3 credits)

Computers & Mathematics
MATH 120 Calculus (3 credits)
COMP 120 Computer Skills for Business (3 credits)
COMP 250 Coding Application for Business (3 credits)
COMP 390 Excel for Finance (3 credits)

Internships

Students interested in a professional experience in Paris must enroll in the academic year Study & Work program, which combines courses with a paid internship. Visit the Study & Work page for more information.

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Credit & transcripts
  • Credit and transcripts are issued by ABS (accredited in France) and SUNY Old Westbury (accredited in the USA).

University The Institut de Gestion Sociale (IGS) is one of France's most dynamic private universities. IGS consists of 10 schools and over 3,000 students, mostly French. KEI students study at the American Business School (ABS), a unit of IGS. Small class size, diversity and tolerance create a learning environment for cross-cultural exchange and understanding.