Full English course. flag gb M2 International Business & Diplomacy

Risk Management has become a key process to assess, allocate and manage international risks in a context of increasing uncertainty : it has to take into consideration a large number of factors, for the account or under the control of various actors : companies, customers, governments, shareholders and stakeholders (NGOs).

The first aim of this course is to provide a general understanding of risks, from both an economic and financial perspective, according to the levels of risks attached to corporate strategies and targeted countries. The second aim is to provide a comprehensive understanding of connections between such risks and a general methodology to assess and mitigate them.


The programme is scheduled on the basis of one full academic year of lectures, workshops and research :

  • September to December 2020 : courses and workshops on the basis of one full week a month and weekly sessions on Thursday and Friday
  • January – June 2021 : research under the supervision of a professor appointed by CEDS in order to submit and defend a master thesis.
  • Fundamental courses

Three courses To be selected inside a list of courses on international business, country risk evaluation, European economic space, etc.

Evaluation : Final oral exam

  • Workshop in diplomacy and business diplomacy

Evaluation : Written assignment and oral restitution

  • International organizations and global economy

Evaluation : Written assignment on a case study

  • E learning courses in geopolitics and green management

Evaluation : MCQ or QSA

  • Methodology of research and master thesis

Evaluation : Research proposals

  • Master thesis

Evaluation : Submission and defence

  • Planning

    • First Semester 
      • Start date : Monday 21 September 2020
      • Master class on 22, 23 and 24 September
      • Exams : December 10 and 11
    • Second Semestre 
      • E-learning courses
      • Research paper : in September 2021
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Philippe Tauzin HEIP e1545043926427 244x300 M2 International Business & DiplomacyProgram Director: Philippe TAUZIN

Philippe Tauzin (Sciences Po Paris, Maîtrise de Sciences économiques) is a specialist of international economic, financial and banking affairs. His previous functions have been with :

  • The French Ministry of Finance (economic and financial relations with Latin America),
  • Banque Française du Commerce Extérieur (today Natixis), in the Department of long-term export credits, then General Secretariat,
  • Thomson Group (now Thales), as Director of International Development, Strategy, Planning and Communication of a group of engineering subsidiaries,
  • National Westminster Bank, France, as International Director then Head of Structured Finance and Deputy General Manager for France,
  • Consultant in Paris and Washington D.C. in advisory services with International Financial Institutions (primarily World Bank group).

For the last 15 years, he has also taught international economy and finance in various Institutions including HEIP, HEC Paris, Dauphine-PSL and Paris-Descartes, in Bachelor, Master and Executive programs.

Certification of HEIP programs. HEIP issues certifications and recognition of diplomas. Our status under the 1875 law on higher education allows us to award diplomas in the same way as public universities : students who have completed a HEIP Bachelor’s degree can, for example, then enroll in other prestigious public institutions such as an IEP, the Sorbonne(…) in France or for a Master’s degree at a university abroad. This status also allows us to attract renowned professors who teach in other prestigious institutions, or diplomats, generals, lawyers, magistrates. All our diplomas awarded at the end or our higher education programs (M2) are certified by the State (recognition of level I, and European level 7).


7 900 € / year