All about this master, MSc Performance and Management Control KEDGE Business School
France - Western Europe
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KEDGE Business School
MSc Performance and Management Control


Program overview

The controller is the interface between general management and operational departments. The courses focus on the acquisition of technical and decision-making expertise based on best practice.

The KEDGE management control MSc is designed and produced in partnership with the Association of Finance and Management Control Directors (DFCG).
- The DFCG ensures best business practices.
- The DFCG offers internships and employment positions, and involves students in their events.

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

This complete syllabus deals with the main principles of Performance & Management Control in order to train immediately operational professionals.

Semester 1

•    Strategy and value creation
•    Business Plan
•    Accounting, finance 
•    Costs and Decisions
•    Budgets and forecasts
•    Reporting
•    Theory of organisations
•    Project Management
•    Process approach
•    Analysis of costs and pricing in public services
•    Management of start-ups
•    Oral presentation

Semester 2

•    Strategic management of costs
•    Internal control and audit
•    Dashboard
•    Business intelligence
•    Change management
•    ERP expertise: SAP
•    Management and SMEs
•    Management and large groups
•    Management and trading companies
•    Innovation management control
•    Environmental dashboard
•    ERP (integrated management software): CEGID
•    Oral presentation


Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor
  • Master

Employment opportunities & career impact

Average time for obtaining the first job offer : 84% of students get a job within 3 months of leaving

Employment opportunities :

Once you are graduated from this programme, you will be granted access to a large number of positions.


→ Management Controller

→ Management Analyst

→ Management Control and Information Systems Consultant

→ Financial Director

→ Chief financial officer

Application Deadlines

MSc in 1 year :

Admission level : International Bachelor's degree (4 years)

Duration : 18 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Marseille

Language : English

MSc in 2 years :

Admission level : Bachelor's degree

Duration : 30 months

Degree : Master of Science

Campus : Marseille

Language : English

Faculty profiles

KEDGE Business School's faculty is made up of almost 183 full-time lecturers and several hundred professional and academic speakers who teach at our French and international campuses.

The full-time faculty is comprised of lecturers-researchers, 90% of whom hold a PhD. 44% are international professors from over 30 different countries.

Due to the dynamics of the merger process, globalisation and the growth Kedge Business School is experiencing, it now boasts a substantial and incredibly diverse faculty, a strong asset in the face of new challenges in the fields of research and education.

Academic Excellence:

KEDGE is one of the European leaders in academic research on management, with a very ambitious research output.


KEDGE produces the equivalent of one article in a top-ranking journal every day.

In the 2017 ranking of best schools for research in management performed by L'Etudiant, the leading French magazine covering student orientation, KEDGE Business School came out on top in France with a total of 103 articles across all categories published by its faculty in 2015.

This exceptional performance is the result of its excellence strategy applied since the School's creation in 2013.

With three Centres of Excellence: Marketing, Supply Chain and CSR, and five Centres of Expertise: Wine & Spirits, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health Management, Finance Reconsidered and Creative Industries & Culture, the School affirms its academic expertise on several key issues in management sciences.

Campus facilities & Student Life


The Housing service of KEDGE Business School is available on a single platform.

You will find housing offers from private landlords, real estate agencies and student residences.

A multilingual team is at your disposal 6 days a week to help you to find and book accommodation.

To connect, sign up using your school email address and password of your choice

For further questions, do not hesitate to contact our housing advisor:

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