• Location : Lille and Paris
  • Part-time: 16 months
  • Executive MBA Ranking : 86th Worldwide (Financial Times 2017)
  • Scholarships Available


Are you looking to boost your career? Are you a manager or an entrepreneur? Make a career move that really counts. EDHEC Executive MBA (EMBA) will give you the stimulating learning environment you need to acquire a global business outlook and successfully achieve the digital transformation of your company.

A unique three-pronged approach :

  • Enhanced skills and a new perspective

  • Professionnal and personal development

  • Insights into the challenges of globalisation

Watch the video to learn more about the EDHEC Executive MBA.


EDHEC Executive MBA programme will give you the know-how you need to drive your organisation’s performance and consolidate your leadership.

> Business fundamentals

6 areas addressed by EDHEC teaching faculty and experts from the business world

> Cutting Edge Electives

Be ready for the business challenges of the future !

> Global Business Trips

Discover the new business models that allow to grasp the challenges of globalisation

> Individual Consulting Project

The project involves moving from thought to action and formulating strategic recommendations for the company of your choice.

> Leadership development

Build your career plan and develop your leadership skills through intensive, tailored support.


Develop your professional transformation through the innovative and relevant action learning input

EDHEC Executive MBA is a balanced programme that combines serious academic input with a hands-on approach to the real challenges of business life.

  • Priority is given to business basics: finance, strategy, studies of new business models
  • An individual consulting project based on a real company case of your choice
  • Many unresolved case studies, role plays and business games
  • Completion of a Global Business Report, written in teams at the end of each business trip


Faculty members with real life business expertise

The EDHEC Executive MBA learning programme is underpinned by international academic experts and business professionals.

“The learning environment that we’ve designed will help you to develop a global and novel outlook on the business world, and to consolidate your management and entrepreneurship skills in order to reinvent your personal trajectory and that of your firm.”

Philippe FOULQUIER, PhD Professor in Finance

EDHEC Executive MBA Director

Paris Campus


Karin KOLLENZ-QUETARD, PhD Professor in Strategy

Innovation, Disruption and Digital Transformation

Denis DAUCHY, PhD Professor in Strategy

EDHEC Executive MBA Director

Lille Campus


When you join EDHEC Executive MBA, you join a fertile learning community of experienced professionals and business organisations from around the world.

Key figures *

(EDHEC Executive MBA Class 2015-2017)


Titre: Michael JAINE
Job Title:
Direct Sales Director, SOFINCO – Class of 2013

EDHEC Executive MBA programme gave me a solid foundation of skills and know-how to manage and unite a team. It helped me to develop a global approach and to make pertinent decisions. It taught me to see the big picture and to be objective and revealed my leadership style. Today, I try to bring out the best in each individual in my management practices. I’m also aware of the need to continually learn, and to cultivate self learning.

Titre: Céline FOMPUDIE
Job Title:
HR Communications Manager, La Poste - Class of 2013

EDHEC Executive MBA programme adopts a fertile across-the-board approach, and includes many high quality courses in the fields of business strategy, finance, logistics and human resources, among others. It also provides students with tailored support via coaching sessions with a top flight teaching team. The programme also explores other business organisations through discussion and sharing experiences with the class during the courses and the group work. 

Titre: Cédric TAELMAN
Job Title:
Operational Manager, Sagrex (Belgium) – Class of 2014

I chose EDHEC as I was looking for an MBA that offered a truly interactive experience and I wanted to develop relations with the other members of my class. I really appreciated being able to exchange ideas in an environment that encouraged discussion.


The EDHEC Executive MBA is ranked 86th in the World (Financial Times 2017). 

Admissions Procedure

  • Initial Interview with the Programme Advisor
  • Discussion with participants and Alumni
  • Application Form
  • A face-to-face Interview with the Programme Director
  • Response of the admissions committee


Overall cost

Overall cost of the course : 41 000€ excl. VAT (including 4 500€ excl. VAT for the 2 Global Business Trips).
* This programme is eligible for the French personal training account scheme (CPF) - Code 189790.

Payment facilities exist for this EMBA programme in Lille - Paris:

  • EARLY BIRD: 3 000€ reduction from tuition fees for all applications submitted before 30/05 for the programme starting in the new academic year September and before 30/10 for the February session.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS: there are 4 types of scholarships offering reductions of up to 8 500€. Find out more about the different types of scholarship

Other forms of financial assistance also exist. Please get in touch with us for more information.


A transparent system of scholarships is available to help you to finance your Executive MBA programme.

International: up to 8 500€
Europe & residents* = 5 000€
Outside Europe = 8 500€
* Residents are individuals living in France and who hold dual nationality.

Entrepreneurship: -5 000€
Business start-up or takeover with entrepreneur status * (self-employed, company directors) = 5 000€
* Applicants seeking a scholarship in the context of a company start-up or takeover project must be able to defend his or her plan in front of an admissions panel.

Excellence - GMAT score
Any person who has taken the GMAT* in the course of the year preceding the application can apply for a scholarship.
GMAT > 650 = -5 000€
GMAT > 700 = -8 500€
*The GMAT test is not obligatory in the admissions process for the EDHEC EMBA programme.

This scholarship is reserved for applicants looking for a career change or between jobs.
The scholarship is awarded following an assessment by the scholarship award board. The amount can go up to 10% discount on the share of personal financing.

NB : only one scholarship is applicable for a programme. If two or several criteria are met, the highest reduction will apply.

Key Facts

Weekend format

Twice a month

(Friday – Saturday)

Lille Campus

Weekday format

Once a month

(Wednesday – Saturday)

Paris campus

2 intakes : February or September

Length : 16 months


Selection criteria :

A bachelor degree or equivalent

8 years of professional experience

Proficiency in English

Join EDHEC Executive MBA programme




The course is designed to develop business executives’ professional transformation. It is organised around 4 key areas:

  • Building up skills in key areas (strategy, finance…)
  • An across-the-board perspective of the different sectors of a business, thanks to innovative and participative learning input
  • Tailored support to develop managerial skills and boost your career through intensive coaching (5 individual interviews), with a focus on self development and leadership
  • An international approach, with seminars organised abroad

EDHEC delivers an Executive Master of Business Administration degree (Executive MBA) through a part-time EMBA programme. The school is internationally renowned for its triple AASCB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations. The EMBA is a French Master degree programme (5-year graduate degree), synonymous with a high standard of professional and academic expertise. The degree is delivered by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

EDHEC Executive MBA programme has been designed to enable you to enjoy a flexible training schedule that fits in with your work activity. The programme lasts 16 months and is delivered on the Lille and Paris campuses. You can choose the course frequency in accordance with your work organisation: 4 days a month from Wednesday to Saturday (weekly format in Paris) or every other weekend (Friday – Saturday, weekend format in Lille). Both business trips involve 1 full week of training. They generally take place in January and June.
You will also be invited to take part in themed Executive Conferences chaired by business leaders and experts on the EDHEC campuses in Lille and Paris.


Joining an executive study programme is an important step in your career. EDHEC is committed to supporting you through the process and providing answers to your questions.

Whether you’re an employee or between jobs, there are several funding options available:

  • Payment through your company’s training budget
  • Application for a FONGECIF grant
  • Scholarships for self funding participants
  • Personal funding (grant, loan…)

Get in touch with us for more information !




372 rue Verte

59170 CROIX



16-18 rue du 4 septembre

75002 PARIS

Your Contacts



Lille Campus
+33 (0)3 20 15 44 76


Paris Campus
+33 (0)1 53 32 87 60