History, Affiliations and Rankings
Audencia Business School, one of the top business schools, was established in 1900 in Nantes, France. It started as the École Supérieure de Commerce de Nantes to create the awareness and importance of emerging Business programs and opportunities in 1900. As the number of students and faculties increased in the post-world war II period, the school campus was moved to the North of Nantes, opposite Nantes University in 1970. In 2000, on the hundredth anniversary of the school, the school’s name was changed to Audencia Nantes School of Management. Numerous prestigious organizations, such as the Association of MBAs, the European Quality Improvement System, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business have accredited it. According to QS Subject Ranking, the school is ranked #141-#150 in 2022.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Shenzhen, Beijing, Nantes, and Paris are just a few of the cities where the Audencia Business School maintains campuses. The workers and students on each site may make use of a number of distinctive amenities. Paris and the Atlantic Coast are close by the Nantes Campus, which is located in the lovely French city of Nantes. It is made up of four schools: the City Campus, the Atlantic Campus, the Media Campus, and the Executive Education Campus. The Montparnasse district's hub, the Paris Campus, offers students a variety of recreational opportunities, while the Beijing Campus is where the Beijing Cooperative Centre for Studies is located. Additionally, the Shenzhen Campus is home to Shenzhen University's funded Shenzhen Audencia Business School. It offers more than 20 programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Management, Executive MBA, Management-Engineering, European and International Business Management, Supply Chain and Purchasing Management, Public policy Management, Communications and Media, Management and International Competences, Marketing Design & Création, Finance, Risk, Control - Marketing Strategies for the Digital Age and Business Development, Food and Agribusiness Management, etc.
Accomplishments and Alumni
It is among just 0.5% of business schools worldwide that have received accreditation from the Association of MBAs, the European Quality Improvement System, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In 2004, this institution collaborated with the United Nations project known as the Global Impact. In 2021, Audencia will be the only business school in France to open a school specifically focused on the ecological and social transition (Gaa). Many famous alumni from the Audencia Business School have won awards in a variety of professions. According to statistics, 30% of this institution's former students work outside of France. Some of the famous alumni are Othman El Ferdaous ( former Minister of culture, youth, and sports of Morroco; Vice president of growth at ABA Technology), Jean Arthuis (French Politician), Olivier Duha (Founder, Chairman & CEO of Webhelp).
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The Audencia Business School has more than 150 faculty members and 4,500 total students enrolled. The percentage of international enrolment measured up to 36% . The school's student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. The University has students from a wide range of backgrounds, including race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic level, gender, sexual orientation, and handicap status. University's vibrant and diverse campus offers several opportunities for students to engage with their peers. Some of the Top companies visiting are American Express, ACCENTURE, Thomas Cook, Bank of America, Google Deloitte, Microsoft, Nike, PepsiCo, etc.