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Executive Education

Global Executive Master In Management (GEMM) - Major in general management

Global Executive Master In Management (GEMM) - Major in general management

Program overview


Company directors are the representatives of the company they manage, from a moral, legal, and financial point of view. Their role is to develop short, mid, and long-term operating and development strategies.

The aim of this Major is to enable specialized managers to broaden their range of skills and adopt a general management approach, by updating their knowledge and acquiring expertise in the areas of their choice.

general management

Global Executive Master en Management (GEMM) Major management général

Format: 9 modules over 36 days
Duration: 16 months
Language: French
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Cost: 45000 €*
Place: France

The program is aimed at :

Company directors wishing to develop their skills and understanding of certain functional activities and all functional managers wishing to move into general management and master the different roles within a company, which are necessary for the effective management of an organization.


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

The GEMM program and its specialized major


The program is composed of 3 executive certificates and a professional thesis:

  • MUST Management d’une Unité Stratégique (common certificate for all GEMM majors)

Participants then choose 2 of the following executive certificates:

  • piloter la stratégie de sa business unit
  • l’art de diriger et d’entreprendre
  • marketing et digital
  • direction commerciale
  • business performance management
  • finance d’entreprise
  • sustainable transition management
  • leadership et changement

Writing and defending a professional thesis, with the support of an HEC Paris tutor, concludes the program.


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Develop your areas of expertise by mastering two specializations in organizational management

Acquire new techniques and ways of thinking to develop a global vision of organizational and environmental issues

Reach a General Manager position by taking on more cross-functional or cross-organizational responsibilities in different departments of the company

Academic director

Elie Matta
Associate Professor, HEC Paris

Learning methods


  • A "tailor-made" learning journey that offers a choice of two specializations
  • A highly modular and flexible program
  • Action plans to support and consolidate your professional development

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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.

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