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Course topics include wine business strategy, wine entrepreneurship, wine supply chain management, viticulture, food and wine distribution, retailing and how to taste and assess food properly.
These courses also provide the necessary skills to be consultants and managers in wine sales and export, agribusiness, restaurants and distribution companies.
For more than a decade, France’s ESSEC (French abbreviation of Superior School of Economic Science and Business) located in Paris offers the MBA in International Luxury Brand Management.
Partnerships with top international fashion brands expose students to emerging and mature fashion trends while also providing hands-on experience during international trips to explore local markets, meet market analysts and heads of prestigious local firms.
Previous destinations include Hong Kong, Dubai and visits to top Italian jewellers such as Bulgari, Gucci and Fendi.
The lists of guest speakers during the course’s duration include presidents, directors and chief executives of Christian Dior Couture, Burberry, L’Oreal and Chanel.
Though distinct, the fundamentals of these courses remain similar to the traditional MBA, enabling students to be successful in diverse fields.
As a result, the popularity of niche MBA courses will continue to drive the existence of such programmes for the coming years.