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Executive Education

Lead campus : sustainable leadership in africa

Lead campus : sustainable leadership in africa

Executive Certificate

Language : French and English

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Program overview

This program concentrates on the key areas of leadership, general management and running a company, while at the same time paying close attention to the specific nature of the African continent. The focus on the stakes and challenges of a continent in transition and key sustainable development issues such as managing resources, carbon footprint and social inclusion will enable participants to acquire a greater understanding of new high performing business models that are more sustainable and inclusive.

Executive Certificate Lead campus : Sustainable leadership in Africa

Format: 5 modules of 3 or 4 days
Duration: 22 days
Language: French & English
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Cost: 16000 €*
Place: Maroc

* Net price, HEC Paris is not subject to VAT. Prices, dates, faculty, and program content are subject to change. 

*Including accommodation in Africa


The program is aimed at:

Leaders or future leaders in the African continent, from all backgrounds. Managing Directors, senior executives and high potential managers working in African companies or international groups, entrepreneurs, administrative executives in the public or para-public sector, managers of associations and NGOs.


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Train to become a leader who gives a sense of purpose and drives and performance to meet the challenges facing the continent

Anticipate and understand current changes (geopolitical, economic, technological, environmental, social, and societal)

Imagine innovative and effective business models from an economic, social and environmental perspective

Interact with a wide range of stakeholders and build bridges between African territories and other continents

Academic directors

Christelle Bitouzet
Christelle Bitouzet
Adjunct Professor, HEC Paris




Learning methods

This program was co-designed with AFD and two African academic institutions (UM6P in Morocco and UCT in South Africa). It focuses on two key areas: managerial excellence and sustainable development. The program combines academic input, the expertise of HEC Paris in training executives, visits, and an interactive experiential learning approach. The aim of this itinerant program is to inspire participants with the innovative practices of key actors in Africa and apply them in an individual project.


The major challenges and megatrends of the African continent

Acting “with impact”: the building blocks for sustainable and responsible growth

Acting “for impact”: innovative business models that address and meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Improving the coherence of support functions in order to implement a responsible business strategy

Purposeful leaders meeting the challenges of the 21st century

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This program is accessible for people with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements or to obtain the Public Accessibility Register.