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UCLouvain’s Louvain School of Management, together with BMI, offers a unique 12-month International Executive MBA for ambitious managers and entrepreneurs who want to upgrade their knowledge, vision, skills and values, without interrupting their work, with top professors from the Americas, Europe and Asia, and diverse classmates who are equally experienced and insightful.
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Excellence through Collaboration

Innovative and effective

For two decades, BMI has been developing high-level managers and entrepreneurs able to lead organisations in a global marketplace. With flexibility, efficiency, and excellence.

Our flagship INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE MBA was among the first individual programmes accredited by the EFMD, a global guarantor of quality. Participants rate the EMBA very highly and its graduates are now leading companies in over 30 countries.

Uniquely, we bring in top executive educators from leading business schools worldwide – professors and practitioners from many countries who have built, advised and inspired diverse companies, also helping to advance the science and art of management. They deliver all our real-world focused, entrepreneurially minded, values-driven programmes.

Participants also discover new opportunities through BMI’s exclusive ‘executive mobility modules’ at up to 9 locations across 3 continents. These modules mean, that once you are our EMBA participant, you are given access to our 9 partner schools for life-long learning opportunities. Managers benefit from first-hand experience in these places with diverse insights and strategic value for the business.

Partners in excellence

BMI was founded in 1999 by leading European management schools including HEC Paris of France, NHH of Norway, CBS of Denmark, LSM at UCLouvain in Belgium and Lithuania’s VMU.

Over the years we have further built and expanded our powerful educational partnerships to include China’s prestigious Antai College at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tulane University’s Freeman School in the USA, St. Petersburg GSOM in Russia, Aalto University Executive Education in Finland, and others.

Partners like that are a key part of why we are always at the cutting edge.

Learn more about BMI by clicking here.

What others say about us

Why our EMBA?

Listen to our alumni:

Meet our professors:

Get a feel for the tremendous knowledge of our faculty through these Q&A sessions with our professors:

Contacts & More Info

For more information and personal consultation:

Meet us at an event:

  • Access MBA Tour in Brussels - February 2nd, 2021

Call or e-mail us directly:

Annemarie Weise | Development Director

Phone +32 471 77 10 70

Email annemarie@bmiinstitute.com

Visit our website:

https://www.bmiinstitute.com/why-the-bmi-emba-brussels

Visit us in our offices:

Belgium: Avenue Louise 65, 1050 Brussels

The UCLouvain BMI International Executive MBA

Years of experience in 12 months

This is a cutting-edge programme for ambitious managers blending the experience of two leading institutions: BMI and Université Catholique de Louvain. Participants acquire strategic vision, a global toolbox for managing functional areas, the right mix of soft and hard skills, and an international network.

 

International faculty from TOP business schools

Delivered by an unmatched pool of top executive educators selected from the best business schools worldwide including HEC Paris (ranked #3
by the Financial Times 2020) and Shanghai Jiao Tong (ranked #6 by the Financial Times 2020). Learn with Executive MBA lecturers of 14
nationalities who are not just distinguished professors but also experienced executives.

9 global venues:

Benefit from mobility module options at 9 venues in Asia, the Americas and across Europe. Our exchange partners include the top-ranked Antai College at China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tulane University in the USA, St. Petersburg GSOM in Russia, and more. Being our EMBA student and graduate you receive access to life-long learning opportunities in these partner universities for the rest of your life. 

Unique learning experience:

Enjoy a mix of programme excellence, faculty expertise, and networking opportunities that you won’t find anywhere else. Our programme pushes the boundaries beyond conventional business thinking to form leaders able to shape a positive future for all of society.

Executive vision tested in real-life projects:

Transform know-how into practical experience with the innovative real-life executive projects exclusive to this programme. Develop your entrepreneurial skills and a systematic grasp of all the pieces in the business puzzle so you can confidently make management decisions across all areas of the corporate functions.

Elite international business network:

Thanks to our collaborative model connecting several business schools, our network comprises several alumni associations of various universities including the HEC Paris Alumni Association (the 2nd most powerful business network globally as ranked by the FT).

Designed for busy executives:

Get a new, sharper version of yourself in just 12 months without interrupting your job. The design of our Executive MBA is compact, convenient and uniquely efficient.

Values-driven:

The programme specifically addresses social responsibility and sustainability, inspiring ambition to have a positive impact on the world. Our human-centered approach helps you develop the confident executive presence and deep skills needed to become a creative disruptor.

Programme details

Time investment:  12 months part-time – Friday and Saturday every two weeks alternating Brussels and Louvain-la-Neuve, except for modules abroad.

Programme structure:

Opening 

  • Transformational leadership
  • Executive Presence
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Business Simulation Game
  • Global Economic Environment

Functional

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Business Performance Management
  • Corporate Finance & Company Valuation
  • Real-Life Project: Financial Analysis & Company Valuation 
  • Digital Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Competing through Operations

China

  • Chinese Management Practices
  • Company visits

Integration

  • Business & Corporate Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Plan Development
  • Real-life project: New Venture Business plan

Closing

  • Corporate Culture, Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Impactful Leadership

Capstone

  • Project guidance and support
  • Written paper and oral defense

Field seminars

  • Doing Business in EU (in Brussels)
  • Fintech / Biotech Startup Ecosystems (in Vilnius)

Elective courses

  • Sales (in Brussels)
  • Corporate Governance & Legal Environment (in Vilnius)
  • Shapership: the Art of Shaping the Future (in Brussels)

Choice of executive mobility modules at 9 venues in Asia, America, and across Europe for the rest of your life.

Participants & Alumni

Participant profiles*

This programme is intended for high-potential managers and entrepreneurs with an international profile, solid experience, and even bigger ambitions.

  • Management experience of 7+ years on average
  • 11+ of professional experience on avarage
  • Seniority mix including top/senior/middle managers + legal and other professionals
  • Diverse nationalities
  • Large range of industries and organisations

What participants gain:

40% have career progress

31% average increase of earnings

10 successful businesses started based on projects

What companies gain:

+15% impact on profit margin

100 applied real-life business projects

*statistics for 2015-2020 cohorts from surveys before and after studies

Alumni

We have an ever-expanding group of prominent and loyal alumni who share our values. Most play leading roles in companies with international operations and are based in over 30 countries.

Thanks to our collaborative model connecting several business schools, the network that participants become part of comprises several alumni associations:

BMI International EMBA Alumni          850+

UCLouvain LSM EMBA Alumni           170+ 

HEC Paris Alumni                               60000+ The world’s 2nd most powerful business network (FT)

Alumni are active in the programme as speakers, coaches, project consultants, jury members and more. Our close relationship with them is at the heart of our strong ties with the world of practice.

Through the various Alumni Associations graduates form a dynamic community for networking and friendship, lifelong personal growth, and positive social impact.

Admissions 

Candidates are assessed via a written application and a personal interview for:

  • A first university degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience
  • Potential for management responsibilities of greater scope
  • Strong motivation and ambition with clear career and life objectives
  • Vision for contributing to the development of one’s company
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for being a good team player
  • Personal qualities, maturity, and communication skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Potential contribution to the UCLouvain BMI community and the programme

Places in the programme are allocated to qualified candidates on a rolling basis, so applying as early as possible is highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for this programme is €32,000.

For more details, see: https://www.bmiinstitute.com/tuition-fees-4.

(Successful applicants may be eligible for grants to cover part of tuition. Grants, based on need, are a form of solidarity and social responsibility that adds value for all participants.)

We have an ever-expanding group of prominent and loyal alumni who share our values. Most play leading roles in companies with international operations and are based in over 30 countries.

 

Thanks to our collaborative model connecting several business schools, the network that participants become part of comprises several alumni associations:

 

BMI International EMBA Alumni          850+ business leaders

UCLouvain LSM EMBA Alumni           170+ accomplished graduates

HEC Paris Alumni                                60000+ alumni, 2nd most powerful business network globally (ranked by Financial Times)

 

Alumni are active in the programme as speakers, coaches, project consultants, jury members and more. Our close relationship with them is at the heart of our strong ties with the world of practice.

Through the Alumni Associations, which welcome current EMBA participants, graduates form a dynamic community for networking and friendship, lifelong personal growth, and positive social impact.

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