IPE School of Management is the part of prestigious grandes écoles system. The grandes écoles ( meaning “Elite Schools”) of France are higher education establishments. Most grandes écoles were established by branches of the state; the oldest, École nationale supérieure de techniques avancées, in 1741. Despite its “small” student bodies, they have historically produced many if not most of France’s high-ranking civil servants, politicians and executives, as well as many big businessmen, scientists, writers and philosophers. Globally, they play a similar role as prestige or elite higher education institutions in the English speaking world, You as a Alfred Ford school student have a chance to receive internationally recognized MBA degree of this French elite system.