Publié le 09/09/2021

2021/2022 academic year: continuity in governance with new directions for the Sorbonne Business School

The Sorbonne Business School starts the new academic year this week 100% face-to-face, in compliance with health regulations. The start of the 2021-2022 academic year is marked by the reappointment of Professor Éric LAMARQUE as Director. The change in the composition of the Management Committee, demonstrating new directions for the school, and the confirmation of development priorities in line with Éric LAMARQUE's first term of office, will give rise to the development of a strategic plan for the next 3 years.

Second term for Éric LAMARQUE, Director of the Sorbonne Business School

By order dated 06/08/2021, the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation has reappointed Éric LAMARQUE as Director of the Sorbonne Business School for 5 years, from 2021 to 2026.

Doctor and Associate in Management Sciences, Professor Éric LAMARQUE has been Director of the Sorbonne Business School since September 2016. Professor of Finance since 2013 at Sorbonne Business School, he directs 3 Executive programs (Executive Master Finance, DU Evaluation des entreprises et des actifs financiers, Executive MBA IP in Dakar), as well as the Chair of Management and Governance of Financial Cooperatives (MGCF). His research focuses on strategy, governance, organization, risk management and performance of financial institutions. A member of the CEFDG of the French Ministry of Higher Education and of the Board of Directors of the FNEGE, he was President of the Conseil National des Universités pour les Sciences de Gestion between 2011 and 2015. He currently chairs the IAE France network.

Evolution of the management committee with new orientations that will guide the implementation of the 2022-2024 strategic plan

For his 2nd term of office, Éric LAMARQUE is evolving the management committee, taking into account new orientations in line with Sorbonne Business School's humanist values and its mission as a public university service: societal issues (gender equality, the fight against harassment and discrimination, secularism) and quality.

Alongside the Director, the CODIR is now made up of:

  • Clotilde CORON, Associate Professor, Deputy Director in charge of societal issues
  • Frédéric GAUTIER, Professor, Deputy Director in charge of academic issues
  • Olivier de LA VILLARMOIS, Professeur, Directeur adjoint chargé de la qualité et du MAE
  • Géraldine MICHEL, Professor, Deputy Director in charge of Research
  • Pascale STANKIEWICZ, newly-arrived General Secretary (since January 2021)

In the continuity of his first mandate, Éric LAMARQUE also confirms the strong development axes of the establishment, through specific missions entrusted to teachers.

with the CODIR

  • Communication : Ouidade SABRI, Professor
  • International : Pierre-Yves LAGROUE, Senior Lecturer
  • RSE: Philippe EYNAUD, Professor and Nathalie LALLEMAND-STEMPAK, Senior Lecturer
  • Digital transformation: Jean-Loup RICHET, Senior Lecturer

to the Academic Director

  • Validation des acquis de l'expérience (VAE) / Validation des études supérieures (VES) : Nathalie RAULET-CROSET, Professor
  • Short courses : Jérôme CABY, Professor

with the General Secretary

  • Risks: Georges CHAPPOTTEAU, Associate Senior Lecturer, echoing the new Risks chair created in September 2020

The Sorbonne Business School is thus, this autumn, once again committed to a participative approach with the entire establishment community in order to conduct a global reflection around these orientations for the implementation of the strategic plan which will be presented during the first quarter of 2022 after validation by the Board of Directors.

Two new training programs

This new academic year 2021 also sees the launch of two new training programs during this academic year:

  • in sandwich courses: the Master 2 Innovation Management Fashion and Luxury Industry in partnership with the Sorbonne School of Management,
  • in continuing education: the Executive DU "Data sciences and data management in the digital age"


Focus on the Sorbonne Business School

Associated with University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Sorbonne Business School is a university school specializing in training and research in management sciences and management.

Since it was founded 65 years ago, the Sorbonne Business School has been committed to providing dual management skills for working professionals and students pursuing their studies, with formulas tailored to each audience. In addition to general management, the range of courses offered has expanded over the years to include other more specialized fields: Control-Audit, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management of Associations, Health Management, International Management, Marketing, QSE, Human Resources and CSR, Supply Chain Management. More than 40 degree programs are offered to its 2,800 students (Doctorate, Specialized Masters, MBA(s), Professional License, University Diplomas).

Continuing education accounts for more than 75% of our business, with 2,100 managers trained each year, 40% of them internationally through partnerships with foreign institutions. In addition, the Sorbonne Business School has chosen to promote work-study programs. Its training programs are based on a teaching approach that is at the cutting edge of the professional world, anchored in practical business experience and nourished by research.

With its faculty of teacher-researchers, its LAB Sorbonne Business School laboratory and its 7 chairs, the Sorbonne Business School stands out for its commitment to society, linked to a dynamic research activity that enriches its programs with new thinking and, in so doing, trains professionals capable of meeting the challenges of the future.
Rooted in humanist values of equal opportunity, democratization of success and a spirit of progress, Sorbonne Business School is strongly committed as a public university service to developing and disseminating academic and professional knowledge in management sciences.