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Executive Education

Executive Masters Executive Masters

#1 WORLDWIDE*

Gain an HEC Paris degree and access to the global HEC Alumni network
 

Our Masters by theme

*2023 Financial Times rankings

HEC Paris Executive Masters

 

The HEC Paris Executive Masters and Executive Masters of Science have been specifically designed to meet the needs of senior managers, executives and functional or operational leaders, who wish to develop their expertise and strengthen their managerial skills.

The modular format of our degree programs enables you to study and follow the program without compromising your professional activities. The programs are run in French or English (for around twenty participants), at a flexible pace of approximately one week per month over a period of one year, either in face-to-face or online formats. Developing and writing a professional thesis is an integral part of each program.

+90%

of our 2022/23 chort rated these degree programs between 4 and 5 on a scale of 1 to 5.

+80%

of our 2022/23 cohort have obtained their Master's degree

Discover all of our Executive Master programs

 

We offer Executive Master programs in the key areas of management. Select the area of expertise that interests you to discover the different programs we offer and complete an application form by clicking on the "Admission" tab. On average, the admission process takes one month.

On average, you can apply for the programs between 6 months and 1 month before they begin. Registrations are generally closed 1 month before the beginning of the program.

deux femmes et deux hommes regardant l'objectif

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Majeure marketing, sales & business development

Format: 9 modules sur 36 jours
Duration: 16 mois
Language: Français
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
trois personnes dans un couloir

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major finance

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
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Executive MSc in Finance

Format: In-class
Duration: 36 days
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 52900 €*
Place: France

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major management général

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
homme qui suit un cours en classe

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major strategic management

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
étudiants africains suivant une formation

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major strategic management - Abidjan

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Next start:
Cost: 37000 €*

Advanced Master in Strategic Business Unit Management - Doha

Format: 12 modules (approximately 360 hours)
Duration: 18 months
Language: English
Cost: 69000 $*

Executive MSc in Geopolitics and Geo-economics of Emerging Africa

Format: 9 modules over 45 days
Duration: 13 to 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Place: Maroc

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Majeure change & sustainability

Format: 9 modules over 36 days (including 1 in Stockholm)
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France

EXECUTIVE MSC IN CHANGE LEADERSHIP

Format: 9 modules (5 face-to-face + 4 online) over 32 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 55900 €*
Place: France, England
leadership in africa

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major sustainable leadership in Africa

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 32000 €*
Entreprises dans la salle de conférence lors de leur réunion au bureau

Executive Msc in innovation and Entrepreneurship

Format: Online (433,5 hours)
Duration: 18 months
Working Experience: 8 or more years
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 24950 €*
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Msc in innovation and Entrepreneurship

Format: Online (460 hours)
Duration: 2 years
Working Experience: From 2 years
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 22950 €*
MEDIA, ART & CREATION - C

Advanced Master in MEDIA, ART & CREATION

Format: 10 Modules over 354 hours
Duration: 16 months
Language: Chinese & English
Next start:
Cost: 36180 €*
deux femmes et deux hommes regardant l'objectif

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Majeure marketing, sales & business development

Format: 9 modules sur 36 jours
Duration: 16 mois
Language: Français
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
trois personnes dans un couloir

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major finance

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
une homme et une femme en costume discutant dans un couloir

Executive MSc in Finance

Format: In-class
Duration: 36 days
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 52900 €*
Place: France

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major management général

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
homme qui suit un cours en classe

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major strategic management

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
étudiants africains suivant une formation

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major strategic management - Abidjan

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Next start:
Cost: 37000 €*

Advanced Master in Strategic Business Unit Management - Doha

Format: 12 modules (approximately 360 hours)
Duration: 18 months
Language: English
Cost: 69000 $*

Executive MSc in Geopolitics and Geo-economics of Emerging Africa

Format: 9 modules over 45 days
Duration: 13 to 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Place: Maroc

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Majeure change & sustainability

Format: 9 modules over 36 days (including 1 in Stockholm)
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France

EXECUTIVE MSC IN CHANGE LEADERSHIP

Format: 9 modules (5 face-to-face + 4 online) over 32 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 55900 €*
Place: France, England

Executive MSc in Geopolitics and Geo-economics of Emerging Africa

Format: 9 modules over 45 days
Duration: 13 to 16 months
Language: French
Next start:
Place: Maroc
leadership in africa

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major sustainable leadership in Africa

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 32000 €*
leadership in africa

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major sustainable leadership in Africa

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 32000 €*
Entreprises dans la salle de conférence lors de leur réunion au bureau

Executive Msc in innovation and Entrepreneurship

Format: Online (433,5 hours)
Duration: 18 months
Working Experience: 8 or more years
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 24950 €*
Groupe de personnes travaillant autour d'une table

Msc in innovation and Entrepreneurship

Format: Online (460 hours)
Duration: 2 years
Working Experience: From 2 years
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 22950 €*
MEDIA, ART & CREATION - C

Advanced Master in MEDIA, ART & CREATION

Format: 10 Modules over 354 hours
Duration: 16 months
Language: Chinese & English
Next start:
Cost: 36180 €*

EXECUTIVE MSC IN CHANGE LEADERSHIP

Format: 9 modules (5 face-to-face + 4 online) over 32 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: English
Next start:
Cost: 55900 €*
Place: France, England

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Majeure change & sustainability

Format: 9 modules over 36 days (including 1 in Stockholm)
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France
leadership in africa

Global Executive Master in Management (GEMM) Major sustainable leadership in Africa

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French & English
Next start:
Cost: 32000 €*

How to apply for Executive Masters?

These degree programs are run over a period of 13 to 16 months and enable participants to specialize in an area of management. They are aimed at senior managers, executives, leaders, and functional or operational managers, with 5 years of professional experience, who wish to develop their expertise and perfect their managerial skills.

Candidates can only apply twice for the same program.

 

Admission requirements
 

Holders of the following degrees or diplomas may apply :

  • Engineering degree - recognized by the ‘Commission des Titres d’Ingénieurs’ (official CTI list)
  • Degree from a School of Management authorized to deliver the national grade of Master (official CEFDG list)
  • Third cycle university degree (DEA, DESS, Master…) or a professional diploma that corresponds to the Baccalauréat + 5 years of study
  • M1 level degree or equivalent, for applicants with at least 3 years of managerial experience
  • Diploma registered at level 7 by the RNCP (National Directory of Certificate Programs)
  • International degrees equivalent to those mentioned above
  • Former degrees equivalent to those mentioned above
  • Exemptions are possible under certain conditions
     

Selection process


  • Applications are assessed according to the criteria mentioned previously
  • Preliminary interview with a Program Advisor
  • Submission of application file
  • The application file is validated by the Academic Director of the program.
  • Selection Committee : management aptitude test and interview
  • A B1 TOEIC level in English is recommended but not mandatory. It will enable you, for example, to understand certain documents/case studies written in English, as well as certain English-speaking facilitators who may take part in the program. Once your application has been completed and validated, the HEC Paris Language Resource Center will be happy to help you take the necessary steps and will offer you a free TOEIC test (one test only).

The admissions jury will make the final decision on admission.


Executive Master programs last between 13 to 16 months and are organized in two parts:

Face-to-face courses (the location may vary depending on the program), combined with individual work in the company of the participant. Please note that most training modules include evening work or conferences.

Depending on the program, the following evaluation methods are used: case studies, business cases, serious games, quizzes; "field" analyses; individual or group work...

The realization of a professional thesis, with the guidance of an HEC Paris professor, is the final assessment of the program. The thesis is defended before a jury and should focus an issue faced by the participant’s company.

 

Depending on the program, the following learning methods can be used: case studies, business cases, serious games, simulations, workshops, "field" analyses, company visits, testimonials from experts, analysis models and tools, theoretical input and practical application, individual or group work, interactive discussions, co-development or co-construction, tutoring, mentoring, virtual classes, distance or face-to-face learning, etc. 

They did it, why not you?

Hubet de Charsonville

Hubert de Charsonville

Executive Master Financial Management & Control
“This program is a subtle mixture of academic teaching and case analysis, which enables to immediately understand the impact of effective implementation."
Georges James Ndzutue Fotso

Georges James Ndzutue Fotso

Executive Master Financial Management & Control
"I now have a dynamic and constant role in supporting and managing the performance of the company."
Laurent Pelisse

Laurent Pelisse

Executive Master Business Development, Marketing & Digital Strategy Management
“The methods learned during the classes have had an impact on my company - they have enabled us to implement relevant strategies.”
Joana Foglia

Joana Foglia

Executive MSc en Finance
"Not only has the course been enriching but it has definitely pushed my boundaries and took me out of my comfort zone."
Jean-Michel Lambert

Jean-Michel Lambert

Executive Master Business Development, Marketing & Digital Strategy Management
“The program was a turning point in my professional development. It really enables you to flourish because you are rebuilding yourself and discovering development opportunities - you feel even more confident about entering the next fifteen years of...
Asma Lebert

Asma Lebert

Executive Master Financial Management & Control
"I was able to go beyond what I thought I was capable of."
Bruno Delage

Bruno Delage

Executive Master Financial Management & Control
The sensation of having discovered exciting new horizons and of opening a Pandora's box of ideas to apply in the laboratory.
Jean-Pierre Houssin

Jean-Pierre Houssin

Executive Master Strategic Business Unit Management – Paris
“This program has given me a different perspective. I have rethought my managerial and personal philosophy in terms of values, commitment and purpose. "