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  • Next Intake: October 2024 in Lyon and Paris
  • Part-Time in 20 months (3 days/months) or Fast-Track in 10 months
  • 14th worldwide carbon footprint (FT 2023)
  • 36th worldwide MBA (Financial Times 2023)
















Next intake: October 2022 in Lyon and Paris


Bachelor or Master degree required


3 days/month during 20 months /"Fast Track" in 10 months

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#8 worldwide for career progression Financial Times 2019

Your Recruitment Managers

Marie COFFIN • +33 6 08 35 00 63
Célia KAUFFMANN • +33 6 31 03 02 74
Ali ELYASSARI • +33 6 72 14 58 37
A single e-mail: exec_mba@eml-executive.com

Let's meet...



Classement Financial Times 2023 : l’Executive MBA 36e monde (+11)

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Unlock Executive MBA Insights: Masterclass Series by emlyon business school

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QS ranks the Executive MBA of emlyon business school #24 worldwide

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  • Realign your professional direction - Redefine the meaning and purpose of your professional goals
  • Advance your skills to keep up with your changing environment - Develop the skills needed to integrate the technological, economic and social disruptions
  • Create your own MBA - Take advantages of the choices that you have to make the programme work for your individual goals
  • See direct professional and personal benefits - Directly implement the knowledge that you are gaining into your professional setting
  • Study in English or in French

The program is taught in English in Paris and the choice of English or French in Lyon


Questioning, always learning, always progressing... The Executive MBA is one of the best illustrations of this. This program is the key to new professional and personal development. Will you take the plunge?

Christine BALDY-NGAYO / Associate Dean, Executive Education

Benefits for you

- Boost your career
- Open up to new ideas and challenge your practices with others
- Develop your competencies in line with your personal and company’s expectations
- Manage ambiguity in an uncertain world in a better way

Benefits for your company

- Reward, recognize and retain key talent
- The immediate application of new learning to lead to higher levels of performance
- The completion of a strategic project defined and sponsored by the company

Participants profile

Executive MBA participants are senior managers with extensive professional experience (15 years on average) or with an entrepreneurial project for a new venture or acquisition.

Professional experience
Sectors of activity (data taken from the 2023 insertion report)


Business TransformationBusiness TechniquesMakers ProjectsMakers BridgePersonal DevelopmentCarrièreemlyon Forever


The Executive Master Business Administration program enables validation of the "Dirigeant d'Entreprise" professional certification, level 7, awarded by emlyon business school and registered with the RNCP under number 35160, on 16/12/2020.

Key figures for 2023-2024 :

  • Net promoter score: 55
  • Participant satisfaction (course): 4.7/5
  • Success rate: 96% (February 2024 jury)
  • Number of participants in year 2 in 2023-24: 95


Program proposed for the 2023-2024 academic year. It is possible to validate this Executive MBA by blocks of competences: for more information, please contact our Recruitment Manager.

The program's evaluation methods can take the form of case studies, simulations, presentations, exams, etc. The personnel involved in the program are qualified in accordance with the regulatory texts.


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  • The members of our faculty are all highly qualified with 90% of our 130 permanent professors holding a doctoral degree
  • 7 teaching and research units in touch with the business world
  • A business school incubator which has coached 1 350 participants in supported projects since 1984
  • emlyon business school is among the 1% of business schools worldwide awarded
    • Nouveau Logo accréditation







Executive MBA admission requirements is :

  • a minimum of 7 years' of professional experience
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent(in any other case, please contact us)
  • English Test (TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS) 

You will find the welcome guide and all the information on how we welcome and support our students and participants with disabilities here

The application form

The application form includes :
• 2 recommendation letters (template provided with the application form above)
• a certified copy of your IELTS/TOEFL/TOEIC

The Admission Board

The Admission Board will review your application :
• You are directly admitted to the Executive MBA
• You are invited to a face-to-face or Skype interview
• You are not admitted

Tuition fees

€ 45,000 excl. VAT.* - Application fee: € 150 inc VAT – October 2022 intake in Lyon and Paris Includes lifetime membership to emlyon’s alumni association – We are currently accepting all applications.


An integral part of the curriculum, the Executive MBA’s dedicated Leadership and Development track comprises a full range of services specifically designed to help participants establish a roadmap to successfully manage their future career developments.

Whether you want to develop in your current company, change careers or launch an entrepreneurial project, the programme is designed to give you individual coaching and support to ensure your success.

A range of dedicated services

  • Leadership workshops 
  • Individual coaching
  • Expert panels and conferences: To provide you with excellent opportunities throughout the year to meet with different companies and educators face-to-face to discuss your future
  • Corporate events: Events that gather various corporate partners for you to meet with companies, experts, and potential recruiters
  • Alumni network: Hold lifelong membership within a network of over 29,000 alumni in 118 countries


Alumni testimonials