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International MSc in Wine Management

OIV DES Diploma in Wine & Vine Management

- Topics : Vine and Wine
- Entry level requirement : B.Sc. Degree level
- Final Level : 4 years higher education
- Language : English
- Student Status : Formation initiale ou Formation continue ou Etudiant étranger
- Course Starts : October
- Number of Hours : 16 mo
- ECTS credits: 120

Course Objectives

Mastering all aspects of management in the vine and wine sector

The OIV DES diploma in Wine Management is tailored to meet the needs of managers and bring them the knowledge necessary to build their capacity to interpret and relay information, to enable them to take appropriate action and navigate skilfully through information related to the Wine sector internationally

     

This diploma, created in 1986 by OIV, is run in partnership with Montpellier SupAgro. Ths students obtain a diploma at a level confirming 5 years of higher education.

The course lasts 16 months and involves studying in 22 countries. The 28 modules are each on a specific theme relevent to the host country or region. A university or professional organisation manages the organisaion, locally.

The Wine industry is highly competitive nowadays, but is also an exciting business where management skills are required. Through six teaching units: The economics, science and techniques of wine production, general business policy, wine production and law, strategic and operational marketing, sectorial finance and management, the OIV DES diploma in Wine Management will equipe all graduates with the latest knowledge to be the leaders of tomorrow's Wine business.

One of the main objectives is to understand the international wine sector perfectly, partly by looking at its origins, but mainly by focusing on systemic and constructivist processes, better defining sectorial dynamics and anticipating how these might evolve.

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Career Prospects

The unique structure of the OIV International Degree is such that it goes beyond the scope of training for a single profession, and has a distinctive effect on all future professionals placed in positions of responsibility and decision making (managers, zone directors, researchers, lecturers). The professional situations of our graduates evolve regularly in the following areas: - Production & The Wine Trade: i.e. Sales Strategy, General Management, Marketing & Communication, Production, Purchasing & Logistics - Supervision (organisation) - Supplies, Distribution, Website, Social Media, Press - Services (banks, consultancy, training)

Admission Requirements

Students of all nationalities with a special interest in the wine sector and a feeling for its products and its economic dimension can benefit fully from this training program. The course is designed for people who are motivated and who have successfully completed three years of university studies and been granted BA- or Bachelor of Sciences, in the field of management studies, social sciences, or science and technology. A good working knowledge of French and English is essential.

Course Content


The course covers 16 months, comprising 28 modules across 25 renowned countries in the Wine Industry around the world on average: France, Chile, China, Japan, South Africa, Italy, Spain, Australia, USA, New Zealand, Portugal, Greece etc

The modules are grouped geographically to minimize travel and are from 0.5 to 8 weeks. When adding the internship this timescale can be extended up to 20 weeks.

The main topics are:

International sectorial awareness
Management specificities in the wine sector
Eaux-de-vie and the rapport between wines and spirits
Wine producing South West Europe
Wine producing southern hemisphere
Wine producing South East Europe
Northern producers and consumers, Europe
Central Europe viti/viniculture
Vinexpo in Bordeaux (France)
Wine in China
Wine in Japan
Wine production and markets in North America  
Research-action in a company or organisation in the sector (Internship)
Final thesis defense seminar at the International Organization of Vine and Wine - OIV (Paris, France)



 


 

Syllabus

 

Education units (EU) and its components (C)

Coefficient

Credits

EU 1 Strategic and operational marketing
C1   Strategic marketing
C2   Operational marketing
C3   International marketing

2

6

EU 2 International vitiviniculture economy and public policy
C1   General sectoral economy
C2   International economy
C3   Economic sectoral policy
C4   Economic prospective

2

6

EU 3 Vine and Wine Law
C1   Vine and Wine Law and Regulation
C2   International comparative sectoral law

2

6

EU 4 Finance, accounting and internal auditing
C1   Accounting and financial analysis
C2   Sectoral financial management

1

3

EU 5 Strategy an general policy of vitiviniculture enterprises
C1   Analysis and strategic diagnosis in vitiviniculture enterprises
C2   Decision and setting up strategic options

l

3

EU 6 Science and vitiviniculture techniques
C1   Viticulture and oenology elements
C2   Sensory analysis and perception of quality

1

3

EU 7 Eaux-de-vie and relation between wine - spirituous beverages
C1   Wine and spirituous beverage making techniques
C2   Markets and management specificities

0

3

EU 8 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in South West Europe
C1   The case of Spain
C2   The case of Portugal

0

3

EU 9 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in the Southern hemisphere
C1   The case of Argentina (or of South Africa)
C2   The case of Chile (or Australia)
C3   The case of Uruguay and Brazil (or New Zealand)

0

6

EU 10 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in the South East Europe
C1   The case of Italy: Vinitaly
C2   The case of Greece

0

6

EU 11 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in the Northern Europe
C1   Northern producer Europe (Champagne, Alsace, Germany)
C2   Northern consumer Europe (Belg., Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland)
C3   European institutions
C4   Promotion of wine on export markets (U.K., London Wine Fair)

0

6

EU 12 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in Central Europe
C1   The case of Austria and Slovakia
C2   The case of Hungary

0

3

EU 13 Integrative sector management: specificity of economic situations and management in North America
C1   The United States
C2   Canada

0

6

EU 14 Integrative sector management: Specificity of economic situations and management in Asia
C1   China as a producer and as a consumer
C2   Japan

0

3

EU 15 Integrative sector management: mission and research project –action
C1   Mission
C2   Research project

19

57

TOTAL CREDITS

 

120


Registration

Tuition Fees

11,500 Euros including the registration fees or 500€/week training sessions

The price DOES NOT include all the expenses such as accommodation, travel tickets, catering, visas, transport, health care, insurance and so on
The budget for the aforementioned expenses is estimated at an average of 1,800 Euros per month

 Course Duration

16 months with modules taking place in several locations worldwide

Please fill this application form and attach your Curriculum Vitae and your Cover Letter to

ASSOCIATION UNIVERSITAIRE INTERNATIONALE DU VIN ET DES PRODUITS DE LA VIGNE
c/o ORGANISATION  INTERNATIONALE DE LA VIGNE ET DU VIN
AUIV c/o OIV

18 rue d'Aguesseau, – F-75008 PARIS (FRANCE)

+33 (0)1 06 07 79 29 74

or via E-mail to mbourqui@auiv.orgmichel.calleja@supagro.inra.fr
 

Next Year Starts: 30th September 2016.

Course Supervisor(s)

OIV Headquarter :
Nicolas Goldschmidt, Délégué Général AUIV, Course Manager
Phone : +33 6 07 79 29 74

Montpellier SupAgro :
Michel Calleja, Educational Engineer, Montpellier SupAgro
Phone: +33 4 99 61 22 00
michel.calleja@supagro.fr

Michel CALLEJA
Phone : +33 4 99 61 26 90
calleja@supagro.inra.fr

Partners

Institute for Higher Education In Vine and Wine Sciences (IHEV)
International University Association: Wine and Vine Production, (AUIV)

Campus

Montpellier SupAgro
OIV Headquarter Paris
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Last update : 13/01/2017