Bachelor Business Management

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iaelyon School of Management
Université Jean Moulin
Manufacture des Tabacs
6 Cours Albert Thomas - 69008 LYON
Adresse postale :
1C, avenue des Frères Lumière - CS 78242 - 69372 LYON CEDEX 08



Diplôme National de Licence contrôlé par l'Etat


“a post high school program with an intensive practice of English”

Created in 2022, the Bachelor Business Management is a program with:
  • A firmly international dimension: During the 1st and the 2nd year, in addition to English courses and a second language, half of the courses will be taught in English. In 3rd year, students will be able to chose between a year abroad amongst one of iaelyon 120 international partners or a year in France fully taught in English. Also, 20% of international students will be integrated in the group in order to reinforce the intercultural dimension of the program.
  • A challenging general curriculum, based on detailed learning of the basics which allows students to apply for Masters in Management or International Trade.
  • An application of theoretical knowledge through regular meetings with professionals, business games and mandatory internships in 2nd & 3rd year.
  • A class spirit, strengthened by small groups of students (around 60 students including international students), group projects cohesion activities and community engagement.




Iaelyon strengths:

  • A renowned school of management, accessible to all through public tuition fees
  • A strong partners universities network for international exchanges
  • A nationally accredited diploma
  • The support of our career center for your professional project & internships through career events …
  • Spotlight on student community commitment



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Prerequisites for enrolment

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Conditions of admission / Conditions of successful application

High school students/Degree seeking applicants:

The Bachelor Business Management is intended for students who took the following classes:
Mathematics – Social & Economy Sciences
Applicants must have a good knowledge of English and a second foreign language, a solid work ability, rigor and strong motivation.


National tuition fees

Conditions of submission

Applications for 2nd year entry are not allowed
Applications for 3rd year entry 

Visit our international students’ application page 


25 hours/week (+ 25 hours of personal work)

1st year (549 hours)

19 lessons, including 11 lessons in English and 2 second language lessons (German, Spanish, Italian: these lessons are not open to beginners).

1st semester

  • Principles of Management, General accounting 1 (in French)
  • Applied mathematics & optimization (in French)
  • Macroeconomics
  • Digital culture & Office Software (in French)
  • Introduction to law (in French)
  • Business English 1: introduction to main business functions
  • English communication skills 1
  • Second Language (German, Spanish or Italian)

2nd semester

  • Introduction to project management
  • General accounting 2 (in French)
  • Responsible management practices
  • Management Probabilities & Statistics (in French),
  • Businesses & Information systems (in French)
  • Personal development

  • Business Law (in English)
  • Business English 2: doing business in the global economy
  • English communication skills 2
  • Second Language (German, Spanish or Italian)

2nd year (543 hours)

21 lessons, including 9 lessons in English and 2 second language lessons (2 German, Spanish, Italian)
Compulsory internship of 2 to 4 months

3rd semester

  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Principles of marketing,
  • Financial analysis (in French)
  • Information systems management 1
  • Data analysis (in French)

  • Labor Law (in French)
  • Microeconomy & Game Theory (in French)
  • English communication skills 3
  • Group projects
  • Second Language (German, Spanish or Italian)

4th semester

  • Marketing strategy implementation
  • International business
  • Finance (in French)
  • Costs analysis (in French)
  • Data analysis using Excel (in French) 

  • Industrial economy (in French)
  • Introduction to supply chain management
  • Information systems management 2
  • English communication skills 4
  • Group project
  • Second Language (German, Spanish or Italian)
  • Mandatory internship 2-4 months

3rd year (457 hours):

100% in English in Lyon OR on exchange with a partner university (exchange in 3rd year is only possible for students who have joined the Bachelor from post-baccalaureate).
Compulsory internship of 3 to 6 months abroad subject to a report

5th semester

  • Organizational behaviour
  • Strategic diagnosis
  • Sales management
  • Data collection for marketing and management
  • Stock valuation
  • Management and accounting control

  • Social Responsibility and Business ethics
  • Principles of continuous improvement
  • Guest lectures
  • Second Language (German, Spanish or Italian)

6th semester

  • International HRM and Crosscultural Management
  • Digital marketing 
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Audit

  • Digitalisation of Business Processes
  • Guest lectures
  • Second language (German, Spanish or Italian)
  • Mandatory internship abroad: 3 months or more

Schedule and procedures

2nd year: 2 to 4 months mandatory
3rd year: 3 months or more abroad mandatory

What's next ?

Level of education obtained after completion

Year of highschool graduation

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Target skills

Target activities / attested skills

The Bachelor in Business Management aims to develop the following skills:
  • Being able to identify and understand a company’s primary functions and its relations with its stakeholders
  • Being able to apply management major concepts
  • Being able to implement a theoretical analysis and obtain a new perspective in practical cases
  • Knowing how to grasp international experiences, being open to the world diversity and capable of intercultural adjustment
  • Being able to integrate corporate social responsibility in international management trade

Further studies

The Bachelor in Business Management prepares students for masters’ degree at iaelyon in management or international trade.

Job opening

Business sector or job

The Bachelor in Business Management allows students to directly integrate the professional world, thanks to its general curriculum and its professional & international experiences.