The 2022 Financial Times Executive MBA ranking: up 14 places, emlyon business school enters the TOP 50 of the best EMBA programs worldwide

17 OCTOBER 2022

One month after the 2022 Financial Times Master in Management ranking, emlyon business school once again performs outstandingly in an international ranking of reference, this time in executive education. Data has been collected via online questionnaires for graduates, and surveys for business schools.


emlyon’s Executive MBA stands out particularly in differentiating criteria aligned with the school’s mission:


  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG): emlyon’s Executive MBA ranks #4 worldwide in this category. Social and environmental commitment is irrigated in all modules of the Executive MBA program (strategy, finance, supply chain, marketing and communication, etc.), in order to reinforce the training of EMBA participants about issues on ecological transition, social sustainability and ethics.


  • Work experience and salary increase: Candidates of emlyon’s Executive MBA are high-quality candidates who provide a solid work experience when entering the program. The program allows them to progress significantly in their professional trajectory.


  • Gender diversity: emlyon has a 35% rate of female participants in its Executive MBA program.


In November 2022, emlyon will launch its Online Executive MBA to provide for the next intakes, a program with the same high-quality while offering maximum flexibility.


According to Christine Baldy-Ngayo, Associate Dean of Executive Education at emlyon business school: “The ambition of emlyon’s Executive MBA is to allow all participants to learn more about themselves, to discover professional horizons where they can grow and built their employability. Its goal is to train responsible executives able to anticipate and address the social, technological and environmental issues of today and tomorrow. We are happy and proud of this Financial Times ranking acknowledging both the quality of the Executive MBA program on the international scene and the social and environmental commitment of emlyon for a sustainable impact of organizations and society.”


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About emlyon business school:


Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrollment of 9,020 students of 125 nationalities over 6 campuses worldwide (Lyon-Ecully, Saint-Etienne, Shanghai, Paris, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai). emlyon draws on a Faculty of 172 international professors and researchers, and a network of 190 global academic partners, to provide learning tracks of excellence and open to the world. emlyon runs a community of 38,600 alumni spread out in 130 countries. As a Société à Mission since July 2021, emlyon’s raison d’être consists in: “providing life-long training and support to meaningful individuals able to transform organizations, for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet.”  In its early makers pedagogy, action and reflection are closely intertwined.  Skill hybridization and social responsibility are at the heart of its training programs, where the best of both socio-economic and academic worlds meet.


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