Executive MBA (EMBA) | ESCP Europe

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The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Empower Your Career

Leverage your international management career with the ESCP Europe Executive MBA (EMBA), ranked #10 worldwide by the Financial Times (2017).

This real-time transformational programme is the stepping stone you need to bridge the gap between your untapped potential and the world-class leader in you.

9 Core Courses

Build a comprehensive foundation in managerial concepts

10 Electives

Curate your EMBA with your choice of specialisations

5 International Seminars

Deepen your insights and pool knowledge with your peers

1 International Consulting Project

Tackle a real-world business case within a multicultural team

Financial Times
Ranking


#10 Worldwide
# 1 for Aims achieved worldwide
#2 for career progression worldwide
#3 for international course Experience worldwide

Objectives


1

Improve your leadership skills

2

Master the most recent managerial practices

3

Design and deploy a strategy in a multicultural context

4

Drive and develop your entity performance

5

Implement an innovative business model

6

Guide your business and lead your team to transformation

Benefits


1

Develop a personal leadership philosophy that reflects greater knowledge, capabilities and insight in a cross-cultural environment

2

Empower the top-level leader within you and expand your perspective on life

3

Share your experience with a highly diverse group - an invaluable asset in today’s global business environment

4

Leverage your career (with an average 62% increase in salary)

5

Join an influential global network as part of the 50,000-strong ESCP Europe Alumni community, present in over 150 countries

 
 

Mihai ZANT - EMBA 2014 - ESCP Europe

I am confident now to sit at a table with any executive in the world in any country of the world.”
Mihai ZANT, EMBA 2014
EMEA Director for JustNOW

 
 

Lindsey NEFESH-CLARKE - EMBA 2009 - ESCP Europe

My career has taken a quantum leap thanks to the ESCP Europe Executive MBA. It enabled me to develop self-confidence and a sense of the possibilities of management and leadership to embrace this ambitious social venture.”
Lindsey NEFESH-CLARKE, EMBA 2009
Founder and Managing Director – Women's Worldwide Web

 
 

Peter LINDQVIST - EMBA 2014 - ESCP Europe

If you want a world-class Executive MBA in an international environment while keeping your job, a programme that combines academic theory with the real world application, and to improve your leadership and strategy skills, then the ESCP Europe Executive MBA is the right choice and right place to be.”
Peter LINDQVIST, EMBA 2014
Account Manager Oil & Gas EMEA
Trimble Navigation

 

Join the ESCP Europe General Management Programme (GMP)

Join the ESCP Europe
General Management Programme (GMP)

The GMP comprises the 9 core courses of the Executive MBA. It can be attended as a stand-alone programme. The GMP is offered in 2 alternative formats : a part-time programme and an online format.

 


 

The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Curriculum

 

Programme Structure

You are determined to take your future into your hands with our Executive MBA. But you will need to find time to study in your busy work week. That is why we have carefully designed this part-time Executive MBA programme highly customizable: you choose where and how long you want to study, and you curate the content. The ESCP Europe Executive MBA helps you to balance your studies with your work and your personal life.

 


Study Track

No matter which study track you choose among our 5 tracks, it is the same curriculum across all our campuses in Europe and Middle East. You follow the same ESCP Europe Executive MBA.

Itinerant

Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin - ESCP Europe

Intake
Sep 2018
Jan 2019

Berlin-London

Berlin and London - ESCP Europe

Intake
Jan 2019

Paris

Paris - ESCP Europe

Intake
Sep 2018
Jan 2019

Turin

Turin - ESCP Europe

Intake
Jan 2019
Sep 2019

Beirut

Beirut - ESCP Europe

Intake
Jan 2019

 


Core Courses

The core courses equip you with all the cross-functional knowledge and managerial skills that a business leader like you will need. You will complete 180 hours taught throughout the year in weekday or weekend sessions, depending upon the study track.
 

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Cost Accounting and Management Control
  • Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

The nine core courses of the Executive MBA may also be completed as a stand alone component known as the General Management Program (GMP).

 
 


50 Electives

With an EMBA at ESCP Europe, you tailor your skills set to your ambitions.

You will choose 10 to 12 electives from a range of 50 electives available across the 5 ESCP Europe campuses and via distance learning. As an Executive MBA Alumni you’ll have the opportunity to complete up to two additional electives every year.

As an entrepreneur, it was critical to fix my blind spots in business.”
Daisy McDonald, EMBA 2017
Managing Director
Yelesa Moods

 


International Seminars

Learn how to do business and gain insights into developing markets in the EU, Rio de Janeiro or Shanghai.

Over the course of the Executive MBA, 5 location-specific seminars explore the burning issues in global business. The 5 week-long seminars are an opportunity to pool your own knowledge and experience with that of your peers.

 
 


International Consulting Project (ICP)

Put your learning from the EMBA into practice by taking on a real-world business case with the International Consulting Project (ICP).

You will work on this collaborative, multi-disciplinary project as part of an intercultural team over 12 to 14 months. You and your team will complete an in-depth analysis of a situation or an issue faced by a company and make recommendations for actions that can realistically be implemented by the firm.
The outcome of your ICP is a series of recommendations that the company can implement in order to meet the strategic challenge at hand.

Alessandro ROSSI - EMBA 2015 - ESCP Europe

The ICP [...] represents a real challenge from a professional perspective; you and the team go well beyond your comfort zone, your field of expertise.
Alessandro Rossi, EMBA 2015
Marketing Director
Barilla


Individual Coaching

On each campus, you will receive personalised and goal-oriented career guidance throughout the Executive MBA, as well as 4 hours of confidential, one-to-one coaching sessions.

You can use this time to explore themes that are relevant to your career development. Alternatively, you may choose to focus on personal decision-making and identify the actions that will move you towards your goal.

 

Join the ESCP Europe General Management Programme (GMP)

Join the ESCP Europe
General Management Programme (GMP)

The GMP comprises the 9 core courses of the Executive MBA. It can be attended as a stand-alone programme. The GMP is offered in 2 alternative formats : a part-time programme and an online format.

 


 

The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Alumni

 

Profiles

What will your Executive MBA community look like?

Your peers are an integral part of your learning experience at ESCP Europe. The Executive MBA cohort is hand-picked from the highest calibre of business leaders. We select participants from a variety of cultural and industry backgrounds to ensure that the input in class is always challenging and rewarding.

Class Profile 2019

103

Participants

30

Nationalities

38

Average Age

20%

Female

13 years

Average Professional Experiences

Representation by Regions

Western
Europe
46%

 

Southern
Europe
22%

Africa
11%

Asia
6%

Northern
Europe
4%

Eastern
Europe
4%

North
America
4%

South
America
3%

Industry Sectors

 
22% Manufacturing
 
19% IT/Telecommunication
 
14% Finance/Insurance
 
8% Retail
 
8% Transportation/Utilities
 
6% Energie/Oil & Gas
 
5% Travel/Tourism
 
4% Healthcare/Medecine
 
3% FMCG/Packaged Goods
 
3% Law
 
2% Media/Communication
 
2% Education/Academic
 
2% Aerospace
 
2% Government

 

Antonio FAJARDO - EMBA 2018 - ESCP Europe

During 18 months, I developed my hard and soft skills together with high profile professionals who became a family. On the itinerant track, the European Expertise of the teachers gave me the tools to anticipate and identify issues. Now I feel ready for the next step in my career.”
Antonio Fajardo, GMP 2016, EMBA 2018
Product Technology Manager
BASF

 

Influential Network


As part of the ESCP Europe Alumni, you’ll enjoy access to a truly global network of contacts: over 50,000 business leaders in more than 150 countries. The ESCP Europe Alumni Association offers fun and exciting opportunities to plug into this international network via the national alumni associations, and organizes a range of events and regular reunions across the world.

 

Within the ESCP Europe Alumni Association, you can also look forward to membership of Club EMBA, which represents 4,000 Executive MBA graduates from the past 22 years of the program. Club EMBA is a high-powered network with a strong community spirit, and organizes regular events including breakfast & learn, networking bars, workshops, conferences, and annual reunions.

 

EMBA Women's Network

The EMBA Women's Network ensures you have the support you need to head off the particular challenges faced by women seeking to take their career to the next level. Initiatives include on-campus networking events, coaching sessions and elective courses on topics such as Women in Leadership.

Catherine GAUDRY - EMBA 2017 - ESCP Europe

Change can only be achieved if women support each other whenever possible.”
Catherine Gaudry, MBA 2017
Management Supervisor
KKLD* GmbH

Anne KALU - EMBA 2017 - ESCP Europe

For me, the real plus of ESCP Europe is the strong commitment of the school to develop, support and mobilize female executives.”
Anne Kalu, MBA 2017
CEO/Managing Director
Skyte Global Travels

Join the ESCP Europe General Management Programme (GMP)

Join the ESCP Europe
General Management Programme (GMP)

The GMP comprises the 9 core courses of the Executive MBA. It can be attended as a stand-alone programme. The GMP is offered in 2 alternative formats : a part-time programme and an online format.

 


 

The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Admission

 

Admission Requirements

  • A previous university degree: Bachelor, Master’s degree or equivalent in any discipline
  • A minimum of five years’ managerial experience , based on demonstration of managerial skills and potential for success within your company (recommendation letters)
  • Fluency in English: courses are taught in English and all coursework must be submitted in English.
  • For non-native English speakers, we may require the following minimum scores on the tests (TOEFL 100 / IELTS Band 7 / In-house English Test (free) provided by British Council: CEFR c1*)

*CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 

Admission Process

 

Application deadlines

  • August 2018 for the program starting in September 2018 (Paris Track, Turin Track and Itinerant Track)
  • December 2018 for the program starting in January 2019 (All tracks excluding Paris)

Step 1

Individual assessment meeting with the Admissions department (in person or by phone or Skype)

Step 2

Applications are made online. To apply for the EMBA you have to submit the following documents:

  • Degree certificates or grade transcripts covering all years of university study
  • Up-to-date CV
  • Two reference letters
  • English Language certificate (if you are not a native English speaker)
  • Copy of passport or ID

Step 3

Application review

Step 4

On-campus admission interview with Program Directors, Faculty and Alumni

Step 5

Admission decision

Step 6

Confirmation of enrolment and payment of tuition fees

 

 

Ali NOURI - EMBA 2014 - ESCP Europe

The Executive MBA was the door-opener that allowed me to make my career change.”
Ali Nouri, MBA 2007
CEO
Areva Italia

Join the ESCP Europe General Management Programme (GMP)

Join the ESCP Europe
General Management Programme (GMP)

The GMP comprises the 9 core courses of the Executive MBA. It can be attended as a stand-alone programme. The GMP is offered in 2 alternative formats : a part-time programme and an online format.

 


 

The Executive MBA (EMBA)
Fees & Financing

 

Tuiton Fees

The ESCP Europe Executive MBA tuition fees are €62,000.

Tuition fees include 520 teaching hours, all course materials and online resources, and accommodation expenses for off-campus seminars. Travel and living expenses are not included.

 

Scholarships

At ESCP Europe we value diversity. As such we offer every year 12 scholarships worth €10,000 each to women leaders, entrepreneurs, candidates from emerging markets, not-for-profit organisations, and SMEs.

 

Financing

70% of our Executive MBA participants receive some financial support from their employer. Funding may also be available in the form of scholarships or government loans in your country. Our Admissions Officer will be happy to advise you about funding opportunities.
Financial institutions can provide you with a student loan. Our on-campus teams are also available to ease the process with purpose-designed credit facilities such as low-interest loans, tailored instalment schedules, and flexible payments.

 

Farida TIR - EMBA 2014 - ESCP Europe

Doing the EMBA over 30 months has been a clever choice for me. This formula allows me to better manage studies and work, while providing more time to digest the valuable information received during the courses.”
Farida Tir, EMBA 2014
LATAM Marketing Manager
Arjowiggins

 

Join the ESCP Europe General Management Programme (GMP)

Join the ESCP Europe
General Management Programme (GMP)

The GMP comprises the 9 core courses of the Executive MBA. It can be attended as a stand-alone programme. The GMP is offered in 2 alternative formats : a part-time programme and an online format.