MSc. International Mobility & Transport Management

Program overview

More and more, mobility is strongly impacting the behavior of people, design of products and services, and models of management.  This MSc program outlines the new behaviors of mobility by designing smart multimodal solutions, not only for products, but also for people.  Students will categorize how sharing and user economy is affecting intermodal mobility, leading to new real-time, on-demand services and new mobility and customer relations models in both B2C and B2B.

The world of mobility is on the cusp of profound change. This is firstly due to the digital revolution, which means people are always connected; thanks to technical progress and smartphones, they can make their mobility decisions at the last minute, based on real-time information. 

Academic Coordinator: Herve BERAUD, Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics

apply onlineType of Degree

  • Master of Science (MSc), recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education through the Conference des Grandes Ecoles (CGE)

Strengths

  • Job opportunities in the developing sector of global mobility of goods and people and in the transport chain in which graduates will learn how to optimize transportation in order to increase profit.
  • Understanding how the new landscape of intermodal mobility is taking shape and breaking down barriers between mass "capacity-oriented" transit and individual "demand-oriented" solutions.
  • Understanding how the landscape of transportation is changing drastically due to the outburst of freight operations and the increased complexities generated by globalization, by densification of territories and by customers' demand for always reduced lead-times and costs combined with increased respect of social and environmental commitments.

Objectives

  • To empower the students to address the present and future international challenges and opportunities of mobility and transportation, both for people and goods, by designing smart multi-modal solutions, by running efficient transport operations, by leveraging systems & big data to optimize logistics, by fostering sustainable performances of the transport chain and by being aware of the specificities of urban environment and the upcoming trends that are shaping mobility.

Student Profile

  • Students in Business, Engineering or Management
  • Professionals in Mobility Solution, Supply Chain and Logistics

Program Structure

This program is a part of the Marketing and International Business Academic Department with a wide portfolio of English-taught international programs located on he TBS Paris campus:
The Master of Science in International Mobility & Transport Management is composed of the following elements:
  • General education courses in Multicultural Management, Business Strategy, Leadership and HR, Financial Control and International Marketing
  • Specialized courses taught by professionals in the fields of Multimodal Transport, Supply Chain, Logistics, Consumer Behavior, Applied Big Data and Sustainable Solutions
  • Workshops taking place in Toulouse, Paris, Brussels, Barcelona and London

Lecturers

  • TBS permanent faculty who couple their teaching methodology with current research
  • Industry professionals from social media groups and business consultants
  • Visiting professors from top universities in France and abroad

Courses

General Education Courses:
  • Multicultural Management & Cross-cultural Teamwork
  • Reshaping Business Operations to Define Efficiency
  • Unlocking the Leader in You
  • Designing the Value Offering in an International Context
  • Investigating What Drives Performance
  • French Language Courses
Specialized Courses:
  • Designing multimodal transport & freight solutions
  • Operating mobility and transportation
  • Systems & Big Data for optimizing mobility and transportation
  • CSR and sustainable performance of mobility and transportation
  • New end consumer behaviors regarding mobility and transportation
  • Trends and Prospective in mobility & transportation

Workshops

During the program, students are able to benefit from the resources of TBS campuses in Paris, Toulouse, Barcelona and London as well as visit the European capital, Brussels.
Topics include: Design Thinking, Multicultural Management, Innovation, European Funded Projects, International Finance and International Communication

Internship or Research Thesis

To complete the program students must complete a 4-6 month internship either in France or abroad, accompaned by a professional thesis.  Alternatively, students may choose to complete a 6-month Research Thesis through a TBS research laboratory.

Career Services

While studying at TBS Paris, students will have the opportunity to participate in a wide-range of extracurricular activities through the student clubs as well as French Language Courses.
The Career Starter is an integral part of the program.  Through a series of workshops and individual interviews, the Career Starter teaches students about the current professional environment and trends.  Students must analyze the 10 essential competencies for managers and apply these competencies to their professional and academic backgrounds.  Through the support of online questionnaires, students will become more self-aware.  With the help of a career coach, students will create a professional trajectory or roadmap.  They will learn how to pitch their competencies demonstrating their added value in the French/global job market.
 

DurationDuration: 15-18 months
CampusCampus: Paris

LanguageLanguage: English    
ModeMode: Full-time

TuitionFeesTuition Fees: 16 500€
Appli FeesApplication fees: 130€

Appli FeesIntake: February 2019
DeadlineDeadline: 30 juin


Career opportunities

  • Transport Manager / Logistics Coordinator / Supply Chain Manager
  • Logistics Methods Engineer
  • Logistics Information Systems Project Manager
  • Head of Import and Export Logistics
  • Engineering and Deployment Project Manager
  • Marketing and User-centric Designs for Mobility Services/Data

Admissions

  • Academic requirements: Bachelor degree
  • Language requirements:
    • English mother tongue, or
    • Bachelor degree taught in English, or
    • TOEFL IBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 / TOEIC 800 / FCE

4-step application process:

  1. Complete online application
  2. Submit supporting documents
  3. Take virtual interview
  4. Wait for admission results