The Franco-Polish MBA type management program at the University of Łódź, in cooperation with the Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University (IAE), has been running continuously for 30 years. It is the only program of its kind to offer postgraduate international management studies conducted in both French and English. This solution allows joint study for French and Polish students and candidates from other countries considering a career in international business.
MBA-type training in management, carried out in a Franco-Polish partnership between the IAE Business School – Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University and the University of Łódz
During the 30 years of the program’s existence, more than 500 managers graduated and now work in the best French and Polish companies focused on the foreign market and cooperation with France.
In Poland, since the creation of the program, its director has been Professor Tomaz Domanskihead of the department of marketing and international distribution at the University of Lodz.
On the IAE side of the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, the program is directed by Dr. Catherine Glee-VermandeHR specialist.
Career of former graduates in companies
Graduates of the program not only work in large multinational companies, but also run their own French-oriented trade, service and production companies. Many of them also work in foreign companies operating in Poland serving French customers or occupy management positions in French production and service companies present in Poland.
Former graduates were recruited from the best service, distribution, production and consultancy companies, where they demonstrate their knowledge and know-how, among others: Yves Rocher, Dior, Dalkia, Auchan, , Hutchinson, Carrefour, Laboratoires Boiron, Citroën, Renault , Scan Holiday, Accor, PKO BP, Legrand, DELL, Apsys Manufactura, Amcor Rentsch, Leclerc, Leroy Merlin, Bosch Siemens, Servier, Ikea, Philips, Infosys, Go Sport, Decathlon, Lafarge. They often decide to run their own business, which serves as a bridge in trade relations between Poland and France or other European countries.
The 2022 graduation ceremony
To celebrate the success of students who followed the academic dual path, a graduation ceremony for the Franco-Polish training in management took place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Alfred Biedermann Palace in Lodz.
This solemn and joyful event brought together professors, students, alumni, relatives of graduates and company representatives.
The diplomas were delivered by Prof. dr hab. Tomasz Domański – Director of Training at the Faculty of International and Political Studies at the University of Lodz, Dr. Catherine Glée-Vermande – director of training at the University of Lyon, prof. dr hab. Tomasz Czapla – Dean of the Faculty of Business at the University of Lodz.
The Franco-Polish training in management will soon be celebrating its 30th anniversary. Gives the possibility to obtain two management diplomas recognized in the labor market in Europe
The French diploma from the Institute of Business Administration at the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 – Master in Business Management and Administration (MAE) and the Polish diploma issued by the Faculty of International and Political Studies at the University of Lodz – Post-diploma certificate: Polsko-Francuski Program Studiów w zakresie Zarządzania typeu MBA.