Management, Leadership, Communication

Programme Overview

This option does not aim to train project management specialists, but it will provide you with the methodological and behavioural framework to enable you to build your leadership skills and evolve towards a management position.


  • Understand management concepts and today's issues
  • Understand how organizations work and how they evolve
  • Understand the foundations of individual and group behaviour
  • Learn to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Contribution to sustainable development goals

Learn more about Centrale Nantes' commitment to the 17 sustainable development goals

International students can follow this option, taught in French, via:

  • A double degree programme - Open to international students selected by our partner institutions. Selected students spend two years studying courses from the engineering programme at Centrale Nantes. This usually includes one year of the common-core engineering curriculum followed by one year of specialisation. Double degree students are typically accepted after successfully completing two or three years of higher education in their home institution.
  • The fast-track engineering programme: Open to students with a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in science. Our fast-track programme gives international students who are qualified to bachelor level the opportunity to gain the 'diplôme d'ingénieur' in just two years.
Course Content
  • Management benchmarks and tools, business strategy, collective intelligence, design thinking, lean management
  • Risk management
  • Communication
  • Inter-culturality in management
  • Group work and behaviour
  • Decision process
  • Power, authority and leadership
  • Business law

Download 2022/2023 syllabus

Examples of past internships
  • Project management
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Implementation of quality procedures
Published on November 5, 2015 Updated on March 21, 2023