MBA Art & Luxury Management

MBA Art & Luxury Management
Theme
Art & Culture
Duration
1 year
Program name
MBA Art & Luxury Management
School
IESA
Tuition Fees
12 500 euros
Program period
Full degree programs
Location
Paris
Degree accreditation

Degree recognized by the State

Content

This program covers the art and luxury management sector with a focus on France and its cultural excellence. Taught in English, this program explores the management, sales and distribution of luxury products using the themes of taste and luxury à la française from Louis XIV to present-day France. Themes covered include the French arts de la table, fashion, gemology, cosmetics and fragrances, interior design, furniture, art objects and design, scenery and décor, etc. 

 

The innovative academic program combines lectures with practical field visits major historical monuments, fashion houses, and workshops that represent French cultural excellence. Legal aspects, finance, luxury marketing and management, communication and strategic marketing are all taught by professionals. 

Direct interaction with industry players will allow students to build up a network of top professionals in the field and discover the savoir-faire of different sectors.

 

Pedagogy

The year is made up of 3 terms:2 terms of classes (Oct-Dec/ Jan-March) and a term of professional experience in the form of an internship (April-June). During the last two terms, students will work on a personal project that they will be expected to present in front of a jury in order to validate their certificate.

Each trimester consists of 200 hours of classes spread out over a 10-week period. Courses are taught in English.

Participants are attributed a mentor for personalized coaching as well as group methodology sessions to guide them in the conception and realization of their personal project.

 

1st Term :

  • The history of art and style (17th-21st centuries)
  • Art law
  • The management of art objects and artistic projects
  • Communication and the marketing of art and luxury goods
  • defining an artistic project (content, business plan, legal structure, communication, marketing)
  • Meeting with professionals in situ during visits and workshops

 

2nd Term:

  • E-communication and e-marketing of art and luxury products
  • Negotiation of art objects
  • Promotion of an artistic production
  • Contemporary art and luxury
  • Organizing an exhibit
  • The history of l’art de la table
  • The history of fashion and luxury products (fashion and accessories, wine and spirits, gastronomy, jewelry and watches, cosmetics and fragrances, niche brands)
  • The history of interior design
  • Meetings with professionals for visits and workshops
  • Methodology and follow up on personal projects

 

3rd Term: full-time internship along with methodology sessions and personal projects. 

Job opportunities

Students have gone on to work in many different fields such as:

 

Antique Dealer, Interior Designer, Art Advisors, Gallerist, Executives in Luxury Brand Management, Exhibition Curator

Admission requirements

This program aims to develop professional skills for the luxury sector. Interest in business and thorough knowledge of art history are essential prerequisites.

  • Candidates must have obtained a 4 year undergraduate degree
  • One year work experience or post graduate study is necessary for students who completed an undergraduate degree in three years
  • English: IELTS 6.0 minimum (or equivalent)
  • No minimum level of French
Admission process

To apply:     

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Students will be requested to send the necessary documents later on in the admission process (like the application form filled and signed, copy of highest degree completed, copy of passport, short resume...)

In addition, Candidates are required to pass an interview, the interviews are conducted in English by telephone or Skype.

 

Candidates will receive the Admission board’s decision by post and by email. Upon admission, each candidate receives an acceptance letter.