DUT Business and Administration Management (GEA) OPTION Small and Medium-sized Organizations (PMO)

The course offers students the opportunity to learn to hold positions of management and responsibility in the field of structure management (public and private sector businesses, administrations, local and regional authorities, associations).

The GEA Department trains students to BAC+2 level and provides them with a professional curriculum that gives them access to a wide range of further studies and openings.
  • Aims
This course aims to prepare students to be able to assume the responsibility of daily management in logistics and commercial, legal and fiscal, accounting and financial fields and to be able to negotiate with partners outside the company or the organization.
Students will learn how to contribute to decision-taking by collecting and analysing information and by improving the information system.

The different jobs open to graduates are:
- assuming the daily management of a private or public organization in a variety of fields (logistics and commercial, legal and fiscal, accounting and financial) and negotiating with relevant third-party partners
- collecting, analysing and applying information required for taking decisions
- implementing the information systems required for effective management.

This course provides integration into working life and the possibility to study further or to reach higher grades by:
- acquiring general and technical skills
- mastering individual and team working methods
- developing autonomy and initiative
- having access to professional experience.
  • Contents or list of themes and subjects taught
Course content is based on the French National Pedagogical Programme of 2007. The course, which is held over four semesters and alternates lectures and tutorials (totalling 1,620 hours, where ¾ of these are organized in the form of tutorials or practical hands-on work), includes assessment based on the ongoing assessment method.

- 1st year: 30 weeks of classes + 1 compulsory 4-week traineeship
- 2nd year: 26 weeks of classes + 1 compulsory 8-week traineeship.

Students must also develop a tutored project throughout the four semesters.

The pedagogical team comprises teachers and professionals from the sector of activity concerned by the course. The subjects taught are grouped together into 3 modules (UE - Unité d’Enseignement) per semester, the assessment of the traineeships and the tutored project (reports and oral dissertations) constitute the fourth module.

- Module (UE) 1 deals with communicating in French, in English and in a second, free-choice foreign language as well as psychology and methodology.
- Module (UE) 2 deals with economy and law.
- Module (UE) 3 deals with accounting and tax management, with management control (auditing) and with management tools (mathematics and computing).