France - Western Europe
Executive MBA
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KEDGE Business School Global Executive MBA

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Program overview

A 100% English programme, 620 hours of participative courses, workshops, seminars and coaching. Two phases: Foundation & Customisation.

Foundation:

  • 13 core modules (39 days)
  • 1 development programme (18 hours)
  • 1 strategic business project

Customisation:

  • 2 elective modules (6 days)
  • 1 specialisation major (9 to 15 days)
  • 2 international seminars (12 days)

In the Foundation Phase, you will acquire the core business skills that are crucial in carving out a successful international business career (strategy, finance, management, leadership, marketing…). You will also work on your career development, leading a Personal Project and a Business Project.

The Global Executive MBA of KEDGE BS is ranked N°1 worldwide in salary growth with 103% increase 3 years after the end of the programme vs salary at the entrance of the MBA and N°5 worldwide for career progress calculated according to changes in the level of seniority and the size of company alumni work in now, vs before the EMBA. This ranking is the result of our Alumni’s excellent performance and feedback on many criteria.

Build your second professional life with an executive coach:

  • Benefit form a genuine Personal & Professional Development Programme: Collective and individual support to achieve your personal aims and attain your full leadership potential.
  • While completing coursework and projects, the Global EMBA Development Programme is on-going and aims to prepare and coach you in the development of your leadership capacities and to implement a personal and professional project throughout your EMBA.
  • Up to 18 hours of individual confidential coaching sessions with executive coaches provide permanent support and accompaniment, enable you to create the conditions to succeed in your MBA and ensures that the programme serves the development of your career objectives.


Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

13 core modules (3 days: Th-Fr-Sa):

Business Acumen

  • Business Model Design
  • Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Strategic Innovation
  • Business Communication

Finance

  • Financial & Management Accounting
  • Multinational Finance

Leadership skills

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Change Management

Global Expertise

  • Geostrategy & Geoeconomics
  • Leadership Across Cultures

Marketing

  • Research Methodology & Market Research
  • Marketing Management

Career Progression

Development programme

Collective and individual support to achieve your personal aims and attain your full leadership potential. While completing coursework and projects, the Global EMBA Development Programme is on-going and aims to prepare and coach you in the development of your leadership capacities and to implement a personal and professional project throughout your EMBA.

Your Personal Coach: Up to 18 hours of individual confidential coaching sessions with executive coaches provide permanent support and accompaniment, enable you to create the conditions to succeed in your MBA and ensures that the programme serves the development of your career objectives.

Strategic business project

The Strategic Business Project is at the centre of the Global Executive MBA programme and draws on the ensemble of course material delivered over the course of the EMBA, including all Core courses, as well as the Leadership and Personal Development modules, International Business Seminars, Workshops.

Foundation Customisation

In the Customised Phase, you choose your Major (3 in France, 4 in Shanghai and 2 International Majors), your Electives from a broad range of modules and your International Seminars that will help you lead your Strategic Business Project.

Specialisation Majors

Choose one Major

Entrepreneurship
Develop your project to transform ideas into a solid intra- or entrepreneurship venture.

Aligning global & supply chain strategy
Identify how competitive advantage can be derived from improving transport operations within the supply chain.

Driving ecosystemic innovation
Acquire strategic understanding and tools about managing in ecosystems and networks. Learn how to re-design organisations and use creativity to make them more innovative.

Global management
Learn best practices of major multinational companies and how they create value through global strategy. Focus on international strategies and alliances, business differentiation via innovation.

Finance
Develop a global, strategic vision for financial investment referring to macroeconomics, politics and geopolitics. Learn about strategic investments, debt and equity portfolios, corporate finance and portfolio management.

Talent management
Answer the following strategic questions: How does talent contribute to corporate strategy and the bottom line? How do I create partnerships for talent initiatives with universities, governments, companies and institutes?

Branding strategy for business development
Gain a holistic understanding of business based on the assumption that branding serves a fundamental strategic function. Acquire innovative marketing tools and core branding strategy concepts, immediately transferable to your projects.

Wine & Spirits management
Wine & spirits companies’ executives need to find solutions, innovate, and review their practices to face changing industry environments. Anticipate what consumers will expect tomorrow and find new ways to satisfy them. 3 seminars : Bordeaux (Fr), Adelaide (Aus), Sonoma (Ca, USA)

Driving Sustainable Change
CSR is used as a lens through which you will learn to think strategically and lead change, develop abilities to lead, innovate, and communicate with stakeholders, gain the ethics perspective of business and understand why and how CSR can improve your business. 4 seminars: Marseille (France), Exeter (England), Bled (Managing Around The World Roundtable, Slovenia) & Portland (Oregon, USA).

Electives & International seminars

Choose 2 electives

  • Information System Strategy
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Mobilising traditional and digital media for communication
  • Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Driving Sustainable Change
  • Branding Strategies
  • Brand Community Collaboration

+ 24 other different modules chosen in one of the specialisation majors.

Choose 2 International seminars

The Global Executive MBA has targeted major Business Schools and Institutions to provide participants the opportunity to meet MBA students and professors from the best academic environments and exchange over chosen business topics:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • California, USA
  • China
  • Florida, USA
  • India
  • Oregon, USA
  • Russia
  • UAE
  • ...

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor
  • Master

Minimum working experience required : 5 years

Employment opportunities & career impact

Employment opportunities :

Representing prominent national and international firms, as well as dynamic SMEs and start-ups, our 2016 participants work in:


3M, Air France, Air Liquide, Airbus, Altran, Areva, Astrazeneca, Atexis, Bank of China, Banque de France, Baxter Medical, Beijing West Ind., Bertin Technologies, Boeing, Bourbon, Bouygues, BP, Bureau Veritas, Capgemini, Carrefour, Cegedim Activ, Château Marquis de Terme, China Eastern Airlines, Crédit Agricole, Euronext, Everbright Bank, China Telecom, Cisco, CMA CGM, DCNS, Dell, Dunhill, Ericsson, EY, Ford, Foshan Vite, France TV Sports, French Air Force, French Navy, Frost & Sullivan, Gagneraud, GRDF, Groupe Amaury, Haribo, Heineken, Henkel, Herbalife, Hermès, HP, IBM, Ifoam EU, Intel Mobile, Ipsen Pharma, Iter, ITT, Jaguar Landrover, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly, Clark, L‘Oréal, LG, MAN, Maserati, Merck, Mondial Assistance, Novartis, Pernod Ricard, Pfizer, Philips, PWC, Roche, Safran, Scandisk, Sanofi, SAP, Schneider Electric, SDP, SFR, Siemens, Société Générale, Sodexo, Sopra Banking, Sothebys, SPIE, Starbucks, Stora Enso, Saint-Gobain, Thales, Toshiba, Total, UCPA, Veolia, Volvo,…

Program enrolment information and statistics

Repartition
Students based in the Eduniversal zone in which the program is affiliated 0 %
Students based in the country in which the program is affiliated 58 %
Students Age
Minimum age 31 years
Average age 41 years
Maximum age 55 years
Students Full Time work experience
Average Full Time work experience 15.6 years

Application Deadlines

Session 1
Application Deadlines November annually
Date of Eligibility Rolling
Date / period for personal interview See website for dates or by RDV
Admission result 48 hours
Session 2
Application Deadlines Feb/March annually
Date of Eligibility Rolling
Date / period for personal interview See website for dates or by RDV
Admission result 48 hours

The Kedge Global MBA has two intakes per year.  In November and in Feb/March.  Applications are received on a rolling basis.  We strongly recommend early applications leaving time to focus on logistics, scheduling and financial planning.  A favorable admission decision is good for one year upon issuance.


Faculty profiles

https://formation.kedge.edu/faculte-recherche/faculte/presentation-du-corps-professoral


Campus facilities & Student Life

https://formation.kedge.edu/formations-diplomantes/kedge-global-mba/les-campus-mba


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