Believe, Lead, Succeed.

ESSEC & Mannheim Executive MBA
France, Germany, Singapore
European EMBA

Today, the program boasts of more than 1,500 alumni around the globe, successfully leading top international companies.


  • Acquire relevant knowledge and tools readily applicable to the challenges of your job
  • Develop a 360 degree view of business and expertise in all corporate functions
  • Share best practices with peers and gain first-hand insights into different industries and functions through a group work philosophy
  • Gain an international perspective on doing business through exposure to a variety of cultures and growing business markets
  • Enhance your leadership skills in preparation for taking on top level jobs
  • Create and one a valuable and lasting netxork of business partners and friends
  • Increase your versatility and value to your employer, thus multiplying your career opportunities



  • An executive-friendly format designed to minimize your out-ofoffice time
  • Flexibility to design your own learning experience through Advanced Immersion Modules (AIMS), in-depth electives on cutting-edge topics, taking place in Paris, Mannheim, Singapore
  • A cross-cultural business perspective gained through study trips to Europe, the United States and Asia and through culturally diverse classes with more than 15 different nationalities represented
  • Opportunities to mix with participants of our Asia Pacific track through shared courses and study trips, providing for diverse business perspectives and increased networking opportunities
  • Exposure to world-class faculty who combine real business know-how with cutting-edge insights from research
  • A Leadership Development Track to enhance your soft skills and your ability to lead through team building exercises, group coaching and leadership workshops
  • An integrated Career Advancement Track, made up of workshops, networking, career events and individual coaching, tailored to help you achieve your individual career goals
  • A Strategic Project, carried out in groups, allowing you to directly apply skills developed during the program to a real business strategy problem
  • Integration of two alumni networks of excellence, which include more than 70,000 former students from both ESSEC and Mannheim Business Schools

Part-time EMBA Program

Length: 18 months
Programme Structure: Modular format – One week blocks (Tuesday-Wednesday to Sunday) every six weeks in average
Starting Dates: October, 2016
Minimum years of work experience: 8 years 
Application deadlines: Rolling applications
Courses conducted in: English
Accreditation(s): AACSB, EQUIS
Ranking(s): The Economist: 26th in the world; Financial Times: 41st in Executive MBA









Student Body

Executive MBA: 
Male to Female Ratio: 65/35
Average Age: 38
Length of Work Experience: A minimum of 8 years and 12 years in average
Academic Background: First academic degree


Executive MBA Entrance Qualifications: 

- a first academic degree
- at least eight years of work experience, including managerial experience
- experience in an international work environment
- very good command of the English language
- the support of your employer and his or her permission to attend classes on workdays
- the motivation to invest a substantial amount of time and effort into our highly challenging but also very rewarding program.

Selection Process:
Optional coaching session to determine your professional project.
Application form with the list of required documents (i.e. TOEIC results)
Application Review by ESSEC and Mannheim business schools
Admission Interview with ESSEC's Academic and Executive Directors


Application fees: €150
Tuition fees(Executive): €49,500
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance per year: Accommodation is provided during the residencies
Financing options:
Company financing
French public financing options (CPF, FHTT, Plan Formation, Congés-formation)
Personal financing
EMBA Scholarships



A network of 47,000 alumni across the globe

With a vast network of active alumni spread out among 55 chapters in the world, ESSEC has the benefit of a solid support system. Many ESSEC alumni have gone on to achieve significant accomplishments in their respective fields and are leading numerous multinational companies.



Name : Thierry GRAEFF, Executive MBA Admissions Manager
Telephone: +33 (0)1 46 92 17 89
Fax. : +33 (0)1 46 92 49 90
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