Leading an activity (DUA)

Developing agile executives for better company performance

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  • Compatible with an existing career
  • 2 intakes per year in Lyon: March/October
  • Credits can be used towards an Executive MBA
  • Programme in French
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Your contact

Gonzague WERQUIN
Training adviser
+33 (0)4 72 18 29 46

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emlyon makers' bootcamp #4 from 01 to 04 november 2017 in Paris

In detail

Programme objectives

You wish to:

  • Control the basics of company management :
  • Master the strategic approach 
  • Be able to identify financial issues
  • Strengthen your leadership


  • Take a step back and enlarge your vision of your company and its environment!

"Leading an activity" gives you the opportunity to increase your skills to be able to efficiently implement a strategy in your unit

Chantal Poty
Programme Director

Personal objectives

- To master the strategic reflexion essentials
- To improve your leadership in order to develop more effectively the strategic orientations of your company
- To benefit from a personalized competencies development plan

Goals for your company

- Develop some equipped executives, who are ready to mobilize their teams
- Integrate some new methods and decision-makings in the organization
- Experiment some flexible learning modules, which are compatible with management positions

Participants' profiles

The certificate "Leading an activity" is dedicated to all kinds and levels of managers: major projects leader, functional manager, business unit/subsidiary/profit center director,...

Years of experience

Programme architecture

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  • An academically very qualified teaching staff with 90% of doctors among 130 permanent professors 
  • 7 research centers that are closely linked with the companies and all the socio-economic networks 
  • An incubator, which has mentored 1350 project leader since 1984
  • emlyon business school belong to 1% of the worldwide Business Schools with the triple accreditation

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Application process

Application form

An application form enables the participant to present his skills development plan.

Application review by a committee

A committee reads and reviews the application forms in order to ensure that the programme "Leading an activity" adequately meets the skills development needs of the participant as well as his professional position.

Training fees

€13,900* excl. taxes - Modular format in Lyon or Paris

Including all the training fees, specifically the initial and post-training assessments as well as the individual debriefing
(*excluding accommodation, travel and food expenses)

Participants' testimonies

The following chose the "Leading an Activity" training for their executive managers:

Alliade Habitat, Banque Populaire des Alpes, BASF, Cegid, Clinique du Val d’Ouest, Electricfil Automotive, Groupe Atlantic, Gerflor, Gerard Perrier Industries Group, ITW, GROUPE JLO, La Poste, Locam, Saint Gobain, Sanofi, Schneider Electric, Sham and more.


Appreciated by major French or international groups, this training also is adapted to mid-caps. 

We have decided to offer the certificate "Managing an activity" to all of our senior executives, from different backgrounds and ages, because this rewarding programme enables them to cover many of the fundamentals which are essential to the position of a manager, such as strategy, people management, finance, leadership and more.

Eric Payen
General Manager