FORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Paris Graduate School of Management was established in 1975 under the French name of École supérieure de gestion ESG de Paris (ESG) and the English name of Paris Graduate School of Management (PGSM).

PGSM has six members and five campuses in the heart of Paris

 

 

 

 

 With the history of more than 40 years of formation and development in the field of higher and postgraduate education, PGSM has been given numerous recognitions such as one of the top ten percent business schools in France, member of the association of big schools named Conference des Grandes Ecoles in France, and owning the “Grade Master” certificate which is the noble recognition of postgraduate training in France. In addition, PGSM is a well-known and internationally recognized brand with postgraduate and leadership programs.

PGSM is one of a handful of French schools that the top French magazines like L’Etudiant, La Figaro and Le Point have ranked “being one of the best schools in France” for many consecutive years.

MILESTONES

1975: PGSM was established.

1998: The French Ministry of Education issued the official documents and the certificate of merit to PGSM.

1999: PGSM became a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

2005: PGSM was awarded the “Grade Master” certificate which is France’s prestigious recognition for postgraduate education.

2009: PGSM is a member of the association of big schools named French Conference des Grandes Ecoles.

 ACHIEVEMENTS

PGSM has been in partnership with nearly 100 universities and 5000 partner companies around the world. With the network of more than 26,000 alumni and 5,500 students under training, PGSM is proud to have a team of over 400 domestic and international leading prestigious professors.

PGSM has also received the enormous support from prestigious French leaders such as the President of the Republic of France, ministers, presidents of large corporations and foreign leaders including those from the British Embassy, ​​German Embassy, Indian Embassy, etc. The training establishments of PGSM received significant financial support through government scholarships, school scholarships and preferential loans from banks.

INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCE AND RELATIONS

PGSM has grown and developed thanks to the contribution of supporters who are the individuals having highly global influence, and they awarded degrees to students thereby enhancing the relation between the generations of students attending the school. During the development process, PGSM has been accompanied by the supporters as follows:

MICHEL ALBERT
Former CEO of AGFGÉRARD BOTTERI
Member of the Board of Directors of Fortis Bank

GEORGES CHAVANNES
Former Minister

JACQUES  CHIRAC
Former President of the Republic of France

JACQUES DELMAS-MARSALET
General Director of the People’s Bank

PATRICK  DEVEDJIAN
President Hauts-de-Seine

FRANÇOIS DOUBIN

General Director of the Foreign Trade Center

FRANÇOIS FILLON
Prime Minister

VALÉRY GISCARD D’ESTAING
Former President of the Republic of France

MICHAËL JAY
Former ambassador to the United Kingdom

ALAIN JUPPÉ
Former prime minister

PATRICK KRON
General Manager Alstom

JACK LANG
Minister of National Culture and EducationPIERRE LELLOUCHE
Great Representative of Paris, President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

PIERRE MOSCOVICI
Great Representative of Doubs

ALAIN MADELIN
Former Minister

JEAN-YVES NAOURI
President of Publicis Conseil

FRANZ PFEFFER
Former German ambassador to France

JEAN-PIERRE SOISSON
Congressman

DOMINIQUE STRAUSS-KAHN
Director of International Monetary Fund

SYDNEY TOLEDANO
General Manager of Christian Dior

SIMONE VEIL
Former Minister

MANUEL VALLS
Member of parliament of Maire PS

RAMA YADE
Government Secretary

 

   

RECOGNITION AND RANKING:

 

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

PGSM’s postgraduate training quality was accredited by the AACSB.

 
European Foundation for Management

PGSM’s postgraduate training quality was accredited by EFMD.

  Le Nouvel Observateur

Paris Graduate School of Management was ranked as one of the best graduate business schools.

  Le Parisien

Paris Graduate School of Management was the top business school in Parisien’s ranking of the most famous business schools in France.

  L’Express
Paris Graduate School of Management was ranked among the best business schools teaching the Master degree.
  Le Point

Paris Graduate School of Management was ranked one of the best business schools in term of the Master’s degree – “Grade de Master.”