Founded in 1903 by the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Toulouse Business School (TBS) one of France’s leading integrated management schools. About 6000 students are enrolled at Toulouse Business School, which employs about 300 faculty and staff. Research activity within Toulouse Business School is focused in the Management Research Centre. The Management Research Centre applies research skills to the science of management. It is made up of five research groups which deal with academic themes in the science of management:
- Entrepreneurship and Strategy
- Financial Economics
- Marketing & Communication Networks
- New Management Practices
- Work, Employment and Health
Three cross-cutting themes, defined in partnership with the regional skills clusters, make up the permanent research axes: Aero-spatial Sector Management, Health Systems Management, Agriculture and Foodstuffs Sector Management.
TBS has strong research partnerships and ongoing research projects with enterprises and institutions especially in France, Europe and also in Asia. TBS has also partnerships with about 150 higher education institutions of which 6 are Chinese: University of Hong Kong, Shangai Tongji University, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University Hong Kong, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics / SUFE and Shaanxi Xi’an Jiaotong University.