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International Executive MBA

International Executive MBA


The HEC Paris International Executive MBA (EMBA) is aimed at senior managers and executives who want to give their career a new lease of life by developing a strategic vision and strong leadership skills.

The program is run in English, in a modular format, and can be taken in both France and/or Qatar. This allows you to continue working and directly apply everything you have learned in your company or in an entrepreneurial project.


One Program

with a strategic project


7 majors

run in 11 different locations

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France and/or Qatar

in a part-time format

Reinvent your career

The EMBA is much more than a management toolbox. It is a unique experience that will transform your career and how you view the business world.

The learning methods, exchanges and meetings between participants, professors and experts will enable you to discover and apply the very latest management theories and techniques, develop a global vision within your organization, and to play a key role in the strategic decision-making and change management processes of your company:

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and implement innovative leadership models

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your skills to a rapidly changing economic environment



corporate success by identifying critical growth factors

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innovative solutions and implement them effectively in your organization

Program overview

Our International EMBA is run exclusively in English and the different modules can be taken in either the Paris campus or in Doha.

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Modular format

Modules every 2 months






Modular format

Modules every 2 months


Core courses

Master all the key areas of management

The strong focus on Leadership and Strategy that runs throughout the core courses will enable you to acquire the skills that are essential for any manager. You will not only develop your expertise in these two vital areas, but will also master all the other key aspects of management..

  • Leadership
  • Business Environment
  • Financial Accounting
  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Business Performance Management
  • Operations Management
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • HR


Experience the world of business from a different angle

PARIS <--------> DOHA

You can take advantage of our International Mobility option and follow your modules either in Paris or Doha, but also in China and ad hoc locations with strategic international partners. Consult your Program Advisor or Program Manager for current options.

The majors

Specialize and exchange with experts

The Majors enable you to specialize in a field of management or industry of your choice and network with key players and decision-makers in the sector.

Each Major can be taken as a stand-alone Executive Certificate.


Paris, France & San Francisco (USA)

Main objectives

- Assess the robustness of projects and the potential of new business ventures

- Identify and seize opportunities to raise funds

- Design winning business plans and move projects forward to the next stage

major : Luxury

Shanghai, Chine & Paris, France

Main objectives

- Develop the necessary skills and know-how to manage luxury brands and companies

- Delve deeply into the culture of luxury in order to grasp the essence of its management

- Take the right and relevant strategic decisions concerning the marketing of luxury brands worldwide

- You want to know more about luxury ? Please refer to our EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN LUXURY


Majeure : Energy

Doha, Qatar & Berlin, Allemagne

Main objectives

- Acquire an in-depth understanding of the energy business environment and market drivers

- Heighten awareness of energy technologies and their potential impact on business models

- Develop and implement strategies that address energy-sensitive investment and financing requirements


Paris, France & Boston, USA

Main objectives

- Develop entrepreneurial energy and a culture of innovation in your company

- Learn how to collaborate effectively with other players and specialists both inside and outside of your organization, and gain their support

- Identify opportunities, develop business plans and create value

Notre Partenaire






Cape Town, Afrique du Sud & Bangalore, Inde

Main Objectives

- Understand the complexities of dealing with low income communities

- Discover and analyze new business models that can create financial, social and environmental value

- Foster a culture of creativity, strategic innovation and leadership by applying sustainable innovation learning in all organizations


Singapour & Paris, France

Main objectives

- Develop strategies to build customer loyalty in service settings

- Apply best practices in a service context to the interrelated disciplines of strategy, operations, marketing and human resource management

- Discover some of the creative and innovative approaches used by leading companies to add value to the services they provide


Paris, France & Silicon Valley, USA

Main objectives

- Gain global insights into the diverse aspects of digital transformation of traditional businesses

- Learn from business leaders who have successfully engaged their companies in digital transformation

- Understand that digital transformation requires a collaborative mindset and a test and learn attitude

Capstone Project

A stepping stone for your next career move

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The Capstone is a challenging individual or team project that enables you to apply everything you have learned during the program and reposition your career. Some of our participants choose to address an issue of strategic importance for their companies while others opt to develop the business plan of their future start-ups.

The Capstone project can therefore open up new career opportunities - a stepping stone to promotion or the successful launch of a new business venture.

Graduation and new opportunities

The beginning of a new chapter

Sandy Beky

Sandy Beky

President and founder of the managerial innovation start-up KyoSei Leadership
When I joined the EMBA program, I did not imagine that my experiences there would give me the boldness that I needed to found my own company! During the Capstone project, I studied how the concept of sustainability can be integrated into managerial...
Rémi Tricart

Rémi Tricart

Directeur d’Emmaüs Défi
Ancien directeur d’usines agro-alimentaires, j’ai découvert mon intérêt pour l’insertion sociale lors de mon EMBA. Les modules consacrés au leadership sont une invitation à la réflexion sur soi et sur son projet professionnel. Ils m’ont aidé à...

The learning approach

The aim of our innovative, hands-on action-based learning approach is to strike the right balance between theory and practice. We combine:


Case studies, workshops and interactive role-plays

to simulate real-life business situations and develop strong analytical and decision-making skills.


Testimonials from senior executives and industry experts

to not only provide valuable insights but to enable you to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

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Digital learning

Up to 12% of the program is now delivered via distance learning solutions and online resources. This allows you to explore or complete certain aspects of the program in greater depth.

The faculty

Learn with a world-class faculty

HEC Paris professors are all experts in their respective fields. The rich diversity of our faculty, in terms of background and nationality, brings a unique multicultural perspective and a truly global dimension to the program.

Frédéric Dalsace
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Randall P. White
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
Catherine Tanneau
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
Vedran Capkun
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Laurence Lehmann-Ortega
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
Jérémy Ghez
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
Denis Gromb
Professor, HEC Paris
Etienne Krieger
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris
Sam Aflaki
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Shirish Srivastava
Associate Professor, HEC Paris
Véronique Malleret
Emeritus Professor, HEC Paris
Philippe Gaud
Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris

Find out more from the brochure

The program is aimed at:

Experienced managers who want to accelerate, reinvent or transform their career.

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International Executive MBA

Duration: 15 to 18 months
Language: English
Cost: 79950 €*
Specialization: Strategy, Negotiation and Governance, Leadership and Change Management, General Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Business

First modules


  • Paris - 21 January 2020
  • Qatar - Early 2020, Coming soon




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Find out more about possible funding options for the program you have chosen.

CPF eligible program

Registration number RNCP 21 568 - Code CPF 239809
Degree title: Master in Business Administration for Directors

* Fees in $ are only for EMBA Qatar.


We are delighted to offer 4 scholarship* schemes to our EMBA participants. Eligible groups include: 
- Entrepreneurs
- Those working for non-profits, NGOs or the public sector
- Those working in an SME (less than 249 employees)
- Women in leadership positions

These scholarships reduce tuition fees by between 5 and 20 % and will be awarded to participants who can demonstrate that they will make an outstanding contribution to the program.

If you are interested in being considered for a scholarship, please contact Thaline Buzanello for more information:


*Scholarships are subject to conditions and deadlines

For further information, please contact :

Thaline Buzanello
Thaline Buzanello
Admissions & Sales Assistant



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Did you know ?


of our emba participants create their own business

Tried and tested for you

Discover the experiences of current and former participants.

Christophe roux

Christophe Roux

Le programme Executive MBA de HEC Paris a été un vrai booster dans ma vie professionnelle et un enrichissement personnel considérable."
Thomas Rothmayer

Thomas Rothmayer

Application Marketing Manager - Business Unit Mobility, Borogue Ltd.
The rating of HEC together with the challenging admission process have attracted me as this kind of education you normally do only once in a lifetime."
Olivier Massonnat

Olivier Massonnat

Managing Partner at APSIA
The program changed my life. It gave me the confidence I needed to get to the next step in my career. It opened up my eyes to the many different aspects of a business, and nurtured my passion for entrepreneurship and leadership."
Claude Gremion

Claude Gremion

Councelling Strategy Director & substitute to the CEO, Group E Ltd.
The program has accelerated my career even though this was not my initial objective."
Phil Waknell

Phil Waknell

Chief Inspiration Officer, Ideas on Stage
The EMBA course is not an end: it’s really only a beginning."
Serge Andrieu-Guitrancourt

Serge Andrieu-Guitrancourt

BD Director, Industrial - Asia Pacific, CEVA Asia Pacific Holdings Company Pte Ltd.
Month after month, thanks to the support of my work group and the fantastic HEC Paris staff, teachers and brilliant hosts, I refound myself and felt ready to tackle new challenges again."
Karim Sayegh

Karim Sayegh

President & Co-Founder of Homy+
I especially appreciated the rich and exciting exchanges with my advisor, and the strong working relationship I developed with my Capstone project partner."
Anne-Sophie DE GABRIAC

Anne-Sophie DE GABRIAC

Directrice Générale
L’EMBA HEC a eu un impact décisif et oxygénant sur ma vie professionnelle ! J’ai acquis plus de hauteur de vue et j’ai appris progressivement à sortir de mon expertise pour mieux interagir avec mes collègues directeurs fonctionnels.""
Loïc Minvielle

Loïc Minvielle

Directeur général délégué, Comptoir des Voyages
L'Executive MBA m'a permis d'avoir une compréhension globale de l'entreprise et d'aborder simplement les dimensions financières, marketing, commerciales et RH qui me manquaient."
Ali Al-Amri

Ali Al-Amri

Assistant Manager, Technical Support, Qatar Petroleum
HEC Paris with their part-time EMBA program gave me - as well as many other participants facing the same problems - the chance to reach my goal."
Jimmy Shiganga

Jimmy Shiganga

Vice -Président, Développement commercial, Lafarge Afrique, Kenya
Le programme m’a permis d’acquérir la confiance nécessaire pour assumer de plus grandes responsabilités tout en me permettant de tisser un réseau de collègues et d’amis irremplaçables."
John Neville

John Neville

Managing Director, Neville Jewellers
The close interaction with the other students for the two weeks was the making of the course. This cannot be overstated."
Tanja Valcic

Tanja Valcic

Fomer Head of Credit Management at Lanvin
This program is a great opportunity if we are considering a turnaround in our carrier, and acts as the accelerator to achieve it."
Wayne Wang

Wayne Wang

PDG du Groupe CDP Ltd.
Ce programme enrichit également les participants qui connaissent déjà des théories et pratiques commerciales de pointe. Tout cela m’aide à voir / analyser ma société sous différentes perspectives et sous différents angles."
Igal Chreky

Igal Chreky

Vice-President, ASI GROUP
Altogether, the EMBA has helped me gain confidence and a better understanding of my working environment"

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