MBA in International Business Management (IBM)

Duration: 2 years

Certainly the only International Business Management MBA in France offering with paid-internship every year in international companies.

Indeed, besides academic courses at SHG lyon teaching International Business Management with renowned teachers from all over France and Switzerland, our school also refers our students to paid-internships each year for 6 months in international companies.

Therefore, during the course, our students get practical working experience to apply what they learned in the classroom.

Become an international leader in Business. You will be trained in international business to become a manager.

SHG Lyon combines business courses with internships in companies. Thanks to this system, our graduates are assured to be offered management positions in many countries worldwide.


  • Swiss Quality
  • International Environment
  • Discipline
  • Rigor
  • Hands-on Learning Experience

Syllabus of our IBM MBA at SHG Lyon

International Business Management MBA Year 1

Business Courses

A combination of business courses taught at school and Case Studies (Duration: 6 months)



In companies in the country or worldwide

(Duration: 6 months)

International Business Management MBA Year 2

Business Courses

A combination of business courses taught at school and Case Studies (Duration: 6 months)



In companies in the country or worldwide

(Duration: 6 months)

Academic Courses in IBM MBA

in our school in Lyon

Courses are given in English and in French. In case of difficulties, SHG Lyon will provide extra support to students needing help with the language.

Our teachers, a team of French and Swiss nationals, are among the best in their field of knowledge.

We teach the following subjects:

  • People Management
  • Inter-Cultural Management
  • Human Resources
  • Recruitment
  • Financial Management
  • Accounting
  • Grooming & Self-Image
  • Luxury Environment
  • Logistics
  • Purchasing
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Negotiation
  • Languages to select: English, French, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Spanish, German, Italian.

Courses are taught  from Monday to Friday at our shg Lyon school.


During this MBA in International Business Management, we teach you all to become a director in an international company. We will teach you all major departments in a company, in addition, we tech you all about management. See below all the details with the courses, the teaching hours and the number of ECTS for each course:

Courses curriculum - Year 1 - MBA IBM - SHG LYON (pdf)


Courses curriculum - Year 2 - MBA IBM - SHG LYON (pdf)


International Accreditations


International recognition

SHG Lyon and other SHG Schools are accredited by International Quality Bodies for all programs such as:

  • EHSAC (European Hospitality Schools Accreditations Council)
  • AHLEI (American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute)

Paid-Internships in International Companies


2 Paid-Internships found by SHG Lyon

In each of the 2-year curriculum, students undergo a paid internship over a 6-month period. The remuneration depends on the country where the company is located. In all cases, the hosts proposed by SHG Lyon are always international companies. Transportation expenses to the internship destination are usually born by students.

During and after each internship, students are evaluated and graded by the host company. Following each internship, students will write a management report as evidence that he/she has fully mastered the internship's objective

Admissions & Fees


  • Fill in the application form (click below to: SHG Application Form)
  • Motivation letter (at least 500 words)
  • Interview (via Skype or Face to Face with one of our admission officers)
  • High School Degree (Baccalauréat / Maturité)
  • Bachelor Degree from any institution


  • Tuitions fee: EUR 10'850 / Year or EUR 970 / Month (Monthly payment only for local students having a French Bank Account and French Guarantors)
  • Administration fee: EUR 250 / Year
  • Uniform Kit: EUR 400 / Year

Important: All fees must only be paid to the school bank account directly, never to agents, neither to Rep. Offices. 

Next intakes

  • September 2nd, 2019
  • March 2nd, 2020
  • September 7th, 2020


If you start our MBA IBM on September 2nd, 2019, please see below your schedule for the coming 2 years. The concept is always the same, you will have 6 months of management courses at school, followed by 6 months internship in international companies. 

Testimonies from Students

Our Admissions Offices FOR SHG LYON


For students from all over the world except India & Nepal

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (Headquarters)

Admissions Center for SHG LYON

Mrs Giselle Talampas - Admissions Manager

2, Route de Peney, CH-1214 Vernier, Geneva, Switzerland

Tel: +41 (0) 22 518 72 90


Only for students from India

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (India)

Admissions Center for SHG LYON

Mr Sanjay Babu Tetakala - Admissions Manager India

#6-3-252/1/7/1, Road No.1, Next to Taj Deccan Hotel, Erramanzil Colony, Banjara Hills, Shaikpet, Hyderabad 500034, Telangana, India

Tel: +91 788 8210743


Only for students from Nepal

SHG Swiss Hospitality Group (Nepal)