Master in International Food & Beverage Management

For a successful career in the Food & Beverage sector as Managers, Executives and Entrepreneurs.

Argomenti
Food & beverage, management, marketing, corporate strategy, financial accounting in f&b, hr management
A chi è rivolto
Ideal age range: 23/30 years old,  graduates
Data09 Settembre 2019 - 31 Dicembre 2020
CittàTorino
LuogoCorso Unione Sovietica, 218 bis, 10134 Torino TO, Italia
CorsoIn presenza
CategoriaBusiness

Abstract

The ESCP Europe MSc in International Food & Beverage Management is a 1-year 2-country, full-time specialized master programme designed for postgraduates aiming for an outstanding managerial career as Managers, Executives and Entrepreneurs in the Food and Beverage industry in the best international companies.

Descrizione

ENTRY LEVEL:

A Master degree or a Bachelor degree


DURATION:

15 months (Full time)


LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:

English


RANKING:

#2 worldwide (Eduniversal Ranking)


WHERE YOU STUDY

Paris, Turin




OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME


The programme is open to everyone passionate about the F&B industry and who wants to work in it from a management perspective. You don’t have to be a “specialist” in the F&B sector to be admitted. You will have the opportunity to strengthen your general Management skills through courses covering Marketing, Finance, Sales, HR Management and different Strategy areas.
Once you have completed the programmemultiple scenarios will be open in a multinational company or in a small-medium enterprise, in a start-up or in a consolidated business in Europe or around the world




PLACED 2ND WORLDWIDE IN THE 2019 EDUNIVERSAL RANKING OF THE BEST MASTERS IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT

INNOVATIVE AND OPERATIONAL

This MSc offers you all the elements of a high level Master programme with an innovative approach offering first hand experience with more than 20 days of company visits, meetings with top managers from the Food & Beverage Industry, tasting sessions in regions known for food excellence like Piedmont, Tuscany and the Champagne Region.

Spokespeople from well-known international Food and Beverage companies will give tips and tricks on how to successfully develop new products and ideas and how to enhance your personal network.

An internship, interactive lectures based on case studies, integrated teamwork and oral presentations as well as operational Labs and business games will make this MSc unique and innovative and give you a very practical preparation to successfully enter this sector.


KEY FEATURES

The MSc in International Food and Beverage Management represents a unique learning experience characterised by it's five pillars of strength:

  • Hands-on Approach with interactive lectures based on international case study methodology, integrated teamwork, oral presentations, role-play, business games, outdoor teambuilding activities
  • International experience. This programme allows you to interact with a multitude of cultures and managerial styles thanks to ESCP Europe’s global faculty, international class mix and a large corporate network.
  • Huge potential of the Food & Beverage sector. It’s a pillar of the EU economy.  With 4.2 million employees throughout the EU, €1,109 billion in turnover and a positive trade balance of almost €35 billion (source: FoodDrinkEurope2018).
  • Strong partnerships with major leading companies in the Food & Beverage industry. There is great corporate network involvement at each step of the learning experience, through seminars, consultancy projects, company experiences, internships and career days.
  • German Master of Science Degree: by attending an extra semester at the Berlin campus students can obtain the German Master of Science degree (MSc) in Economics and Management, with a specialization in Food and Beverage Management.





CURRICULUM


TOUR PROGRAMME TARGETS YOUR EXPERTISE

The MSc in International Food and Beverage Management will help you to build your future career step by step and become a manager or an entrepreneur in the Food & Beverage sector.

The programme focuses on the Food & Beverage industry with a trans-national approach, and cover all the fundamental competences needed to succeed in this sector. You will have the chance to study across Italy and France.

All the Professors and Facilitators involved have a strong professional background with many years of work experience in there field of competence and an international academic curriculum and background.


A learning approach truly businesslike

The link to the business environment of this programme is boosted by testimonials from the corporate network (such as Ferrero, Barilla, Lavazza, Cameo, Grom, etc), who will bring there professional experience and food & beverage expertise into class. This MSc propose a well-balanced methodology, encompassing and combining highly interactive lectures and professional experience with a final Master’s Thesis and an International Internship to apply management knowledge and methodological skills to a specific research subject.


A ONE-YEAR FULL-TIME PROGRAMME

The programme begins in September* for a total of 450 hours of classes. You have to be proficient in English to follow these courses.
*Sept-Apr: Italy/Turin – Apr-Jun: France/Paris




It is organised as follows:

CORE MODULES
General Management in the Food and Beverage industry

You will have the opportunity to strengthen your general Management skills through these intensive Core Modules.

  • The F&B Industry Outlook - Opening module
  • Financial Accounting in F&B
  • Understanding Food and Beverage's Financial Challenges
  • Managerial Economics: micro foundations in F&B
  • Marketing Principles in F&B
  • Corporate Strategy: successes, failures and challenges in the F&B industry
  • Supply Chain & Operations in the F&B industry
  • HR Management & Cross-Cultural Dynamics in F&B
  • International Business Law & Food regulations
  • Language courses (optional)





ADVANCED MODULES
Drill-down in the Food & Beverage industry

Expand your knowledge and experience the workings of the Food & Beverage industry through these Advanced Modules.

HR & Intercultural Challenges
  • Negotiation in a Intercultural Context
  • Effective Communication
Marketing Management
  • Customer Value Management
  • Marketing Planning & Communication Management
  • Research Methods
  • Digital strategy for F&B
  • Luxury in the F&B Industry
Sales & Retail Management
  • Sales Management in F&B
  • Trade, Retail & Category Marketing in the F&B industry
Strategy & Innnovation
  • Marketing of Innovations & New product development
  • Start-up in F&B
Sustainability & Risk Management
  • Sustainability and Risk for F&B Companies
Electives
  • Statistics basics and analytics
  • Advanced Finance and Management models for F&B
  • Big data & Business analytics


IN-COMPANY EXPERIENCES
More than 20 days of in-company experiences, meeting top managers and tasting products

Company visits
Testimonials
Consultancy Project
“Chef for a week” with ALMA La Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana


PROFESSIONAL MISSION
A professional mission in the form of an in-company internship of at least 4 months

From July to December, students must complete an in-company internship of at least 4 months. The internship is an opportunity for practical application of the theoretical concepts learned from courses, with an eye to establishing a career. The key idea is to encourage proactivity in the transition from school to work, from training to practice on the field in the Food & Beverage sector.

The Corporate Relations Department

The Company Relations Department is dedicated to gather placement offers from many companies. The department also organises a series of fairs involving firms, students many opportunities to make contact.


PROFESSIONAL THESIS
Writing and defending a professional thesis

The thesis is an opportunity for you to increase the learning and skills gained from the programme. Each student has to choose a research topic of particular interest for analysis. Each thesis is supervised and guided by a member of the Faculty or an expert in the relevant field. At the end of the programme, a written thesis has to be submitted and discussed orally: the research is presented to and assessed by an academic jury.


GERMAN MASTER OF SCIENCE
Opportunity to obtain 30 ECTS extra, strongly recommended for people joining the programme with a Bachelor degree only


Adding an M.Sc. track on top of your Master programme will:

  • Lead to an internationally recognized Master of Science degree,
  • Increase your job opportunities, notably in Germany, but not only,
  • Enhance your consulting skills,
  • Strengthen your intercultural skills and intelligence,
  • Give you the possibility to work together with students from our various other programmes,
  • Enable you to start a PhD programme.






CAREERS


Once you have completed the Master multiple scenarios will be open in a multinational company or in a small-medium enterprise, in a start-up or in a consolidated business in Europe or around the world.


INTERNATIONAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Food & Beverage Department Manager
  • International Regional Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Export-Import Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Product and Business Developer


Important advices from top managers of the Food and Beverage sector




BUILD YOUR CAREER

ESCP Europe gives you the opportunity to leverage events, tools and guidelines to efficiently manage your Career process after the end of your Master.


The Careers Service:


Prepare your Career Plan

The Careers Service supports you in preparing a well-structured Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in order to strongly increase your chances to have an impact on companies. In addition, it also provides you with a structured method and process to prepare a Career Plan, in order to build and start an efficient and effective job-seeking strategy.


Job Fairs and Recruitement Day

Of particular relevance are the Job Fairs and Recruitement Day organised by the ESCP Europe Careers Service on each campus. Thanks to these huge events you have the opportunity to directly get in touch with HR and Line Managers of leading companies.


The Alumni Network

Once you have completed your  Master, you have the opportunity to be part of the Alumni Network that updates ex-students about newest Internship and Job offers for the national and international business environment.





ADMISSIONS


REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in any field of study
  • English fluency (level C1)

WHAT IS CONSIDERED A PLUS:

  • Previous work experience in the Food & Beverage sector
  • A little knowledge of a second foreign language




PROCEDURE


STEP 1: APPLICATION FORM

Applications are made online. Carefully complete the online application form, print it and send it before the deadline specified in the Admission Calendar providing the following required documents:

  • A copy of your ID card (double-sided) or passport
  • The original or certified copy of your degree certificate
  • The original or certified copy of your grade transcripts covering all years of university study
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • GMAT or GRE certificate, or complete an SHL alpha-numeric reasoning test
  • An English language certificate for non-native speakers who have not studied their degree in English*.
    *We require the following minimum scores on the tests:
    TOEFL written test: 600 – TOEFL IBT: 100 – TOEFL computer-based:250 – ; IELTS: 7
    Candidates without any language qualification certificates can be tested on-campus the same day of the interview

If you have been declared eligible you will be invited to the 2nd step of the process.


STEP 2: TESTS AND PERSONAL INTERVIEW

Tests and personal interview are taking place at the Turin Campus.

  • Online verbal and numeric logic test (GMAT holders exempt)
  • Personal interview
  • English test: written + oral + listening (holders of official level C1 English certification are exempt - please ask the recruiter if your certification is valid)


STEP 3: ADMISSION RESPONSE

In about 3-4 weeks you will be contacted by our programme manager of the specialised international Master and know if you have been admitted.


ADMISSION CALENDAR

Seven admission sessions are opened for the academic year 2020-2021. 



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