Awarded Skills

The International Master of EPITA is characterized by the validation of 6 global competences that include:

C1 Carrying out functional studies through specifications

  • Understanding user needs and activities,
  • Understanding the environment and the functioning of the client company,
  • Design and model an application's architecture,
  • Participate in project management,
  • Design and conduct workshops for user requirements,
  • Conduct interviews with users,
  • Prepare user guides and technical documentation,
  • Prepare and conduct a meeting.

C2 Organization, monitoring and validation of IT developments following the requirements

  • Monitor compliance with the specifications and its level of required compliance,
  • Establish a reporting system (activity reports),
  • Monitor project risks,
  • Follow a forecasted budget,
  • Follow a development schedule,
  • Conduct a reporting meeting,
  • Speak in public.

C3 Designing IT solutions on issues and in complex environments

  • Identify the technical and detailed characteristics of application and model them,
  • Prepare detailed specifications,
  • Code and test in the chosen language,
  • Respect the rules of programming methodology and quality assurance,
  • Perform prototyping,
  • Write documentation,
  • Develop test cases,
  • Maintenance and upgrading.

C4 Monitoring the implementation of IT solutions

  • Conduct requirements analysis,
  • Write specifications (specifications, requirements, quality, time, cost ...),
  • Establish, develop and manage a team and mediate conflicts,
  • Implement all the indicators for monitoring and management of project,
  • Establish and follow a budget,
  • Establish and follow a development schedule,
  • Conduct meetings and perform redaction,
  • Know-how of reporting.

C5 Cross-border management

  • Being flexible,
  • Having a positive attitude towards change,
  • Learn quickly to integrate into professional and social environment,
  • Squeeze in a context where the notions of time, values, functions are different,
  • Adapt to the working methods of different stakeholder groups,
  • Learn behavior consistency conforming to the cultural code of others,
  • Respect others and their values, without being judgmental,
  • Manage multicultural teams (country, age, skills ...).

C6 Technical and organizational expertise in an IT domain with industrial experience

N.B. - The know-how of this global competence (C6) depends on the specialization chosen by the student:

Specialization: "Information Systems Management"

  • Educate management on technological developments and on contributions of IT,
  • Understand customer needs (internal or external),
  • Build technical and business strategy of IT projects,
  • Manage implementation,
  • Develop communication on IT projects internally and externally,
  • Take the lead in change,
  • Establish audit, study and advice on IT developments.

Specialization: "Software Engineering"

  • Write functional specifications,
  • Model business processes,
  • Design and application of functional mapping,
  • Develop scenarios and / or technical prototypes,
  • Drive the development teams,
  • Design and write a plan of integration,
  • Write technical documents.

Specialization: "Computer Security"

  • Define objectives and needs of security policy,
  • Analyze the risks and threats and assess the consequences,
  • Prepare and implement safety procedures,
  • Achieve the security controls defined in the quality plan,
  • Perform security audits to determine the vulnerability of the company,
  • Perform a technology watch.