International MBA

    • Full or part time
      Full time & On campus available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Business Change Management Project Management Organisational Development Strategic Management International Business
    • Course Start
    • Course Duration
      11-month, Full-time
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description

    Launch the career of your dreams.

    The International MBA at emlyon business school is triple accredited (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB) and offers participants a unique opportunity to work in an international environment, develop hard and soft skills, gain a global overview of business and steer their profiles in a strategic way to obtain their career goals.

    Program Elements - Learn more here

    Our International MBA is an intensive 11-month program developed for individuals wishing to fast-track their current career, develop their own business, change sectors or to evolve internationally. Some key elements of our program are:

    • Diversity– cohort members from countries around the world in various different professional sectors
    • The ability for you to customize your degree based on your personal goals
    • 7-month team-based consultancy project which correspondences with the participant’s career goals;
    • Learning trips to discover the management style of another culture;
    • Focus on entrepreneurship or corporate entrepreneurship;
    • An opportunity to specialize in marketing, finance, strategy, entrepreneurship (amongst other topics);
    • A mandatory career track where every Tuesday is dedicated to career events (workshops, mentoring program, conferences, networking events etc.);
    • French language boot camp as well as a cultural Art de la Table course which delves into the French gastronomy and provides you with an introduction into French culture;

    Class Profile 2019/2020 full-time MBA class

    Number of participants: 64

    Number of nationalities: 32

    Male / Female Ratio: 58% male; 42% female

    Average Age: 30

    Average Work Experience: 6,5 (Minimum 3 years)

    Countries represented: Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Ghana, Guniea, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia


    emlyon business school is recognized as the European front-runner in the field of Entrepreneurship, which shows particularly within the International MBA program.

    Throughout this program, you will not only learn how to identify interesting business opportunities, but also acquire the competencies you need to exploit them profitably.

    The capacity to spot opportunities, take initiatives and to get things done is what will make you a successful entrepreneurial leader in today’s global business environment. This is valid whether you plan to work as a high-level manager within an existing company or are planning to set up your own.

    International Exchanges

    In addition to its cultural interest, the international exchanges allow participants to take management courses that complement their emlyon business school studies. Thus increasing their value on the job market and expanding their professional network.

    Careers - Learn more here

    An integral part of the curriculum, the Full-time MBA’s dedicated careers track comprises a full range of services specifically designed to help participants establish a roadmap to successfully manage their next and future career developments.

    emlyon's Careers Services Department is here to help participants succeed and offers them the benefit of their expertise and experience, as well as a wealth of useful tools to guide them on the journey to finding the perfect dream job.

    Admissions - Learn more here

    Elements like motivation to pursue your MBA, your background and your professional project ambitions all are important factors that we consider in your candidacy.

    If you would like to have the contact details of the right person to help you with any questions regarding the program or the selection procedure, you can create your personal space and obtain full contact details on your emlyon dashboard.

    Visit the International MBA page on the Emlyon Business School web site for more details!

    (Student Profile)

    Quentin Ankri

    "The MBA that I received from emlyon provided me with a host of skills and a firm grasp of all aspects of business.

    In terms of my career, the news media industry, I have found it especially valuable.

    Thanks to my International MBA, I work at Euronews as part of the Diversification & Business Development team. In this role I get to utilize the knowledge and experiences gained from my degree to work on developing new sources of revenues based on core assets such as brand, content and expertise."


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    Entry Requirements

    - University Degree (minimum Bachelor's Degree / Bac +4 or equivalent)
    - Minimum 3 years of work experience
    - GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE Score
    - English proficiency score (TOEIC or TOEFL or IELTS or Cambridge CPE or PTE)
    - 2 professional recommendation letters

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