Our Governance

Audencia Business School is an EESC (Établissement d'Enseignement Supérieur Consulaire) whose legal status is similar to that of a corporation. The Audencia EESC is supported by the Nantes-St Nazaire Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

3 core values

Through its programs and numerous corporate and academic partnerships in France and around the world, Audencia actively contributes to the development and impact of its region by upholding the following 3 values:

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Innovation: acting as a challenger

Pictogramme coopération

Cooperation: succeeding together

Pictogramme responsabilité

Responsibility: asserting our difference


Audencia - Seminaire du personnel 2022

1 Overall Management

13 Departments:

  • Programs
  • Academic Research
  • Executive Education
  • Company and Alumni Relations
  • Career, Training & Corporate Services
  • Learning & Quality Development
  • Digital Transformation & Information Systems
  • Communications & Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Sales & Admissions
  • International Affairs
  • Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy
  • Finance & Operations

8 Departments

  • Accounting, Management Control and Economics
  • Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Innovation
  • Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
  • Organization Studies and Ethics
  • Communication, Culture and Languages
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Sports

Audencia has a Fundamental Research Lab in partnership with the Centrale Nantes Engineering School.

1 Foundation

The Audencia Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France).

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1 Business Research Center

aimed at producing useful and innovative academic research for business and society.

1 Action Research Program

Behaviors and Financial Vulnerability

6 Corporate Chairs (co-funding):

  • Positive Impact
  • Family Entrepreneurship & Society
  • Multi-Capital Global Performance
  • REALITIES - Bringing to life the intelligence of territories
  • Financing for innovation
  • Purchasing and digital innovation

Board of Directors