BMI Brussels

Belgium - Lithuania

BMI Brussels
As an international management institute, BMI stands out for its two European bases, its academic partnerships on multiple continents, and its unmatched pool of 60+ visiting lecturer-practitioners from leading business schools worldwide. Having been founded two decades ago by top business schools including HEC Paris (FT #1), NHH (FT #39) and UCLouvain (eduniversal #1 in Belgium), BMI has to date accompanied more than 6,000 executives from 35+ countries in their leadership development journeys. BMI specializes in serving high-level and high-potential managers and entrepreneurs with solid experience and even bigger ambitions. And in fact, BMI graduates are now successfully leading companies with combined annual revenues of, at last count, over 91 billion euros.
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UCLouvain BMI International Executive MBA


Built on the powerful partnership of UCLouvain, a historic humanist university recognized for pioneering work in corporate social responsibility, and BMI, a new-generation educator of executives known for graduates with the agility to succeed in a rapidly changing world, this joint International Executive MBA offers a different approach to creating the leaders of the future. High-quality, modern, collaborative and global are words which represent this International EMBA:


UCLouvain’s and BMI’s visiting-faculty model means professors are selected from the best ranked business schools in the world (e.g. HEC Paris – FT #1, ACEM Shanghai Jiao Tong University – FT #11, ESADE – FT #13). We are proud to say that the quality of our programme is ranked at over 90% year-on-year by our International EMBA participants.


Our Programme goes beyond hard and soft skills into deep skills to form leaders able to shape a positive future for all of society.


With 8 partner schools in Asia, America and across Europe, our EMBA candidates benefit from elective courses within dynamic cultural business environment.


Our faculty is 100% international, giving you the chance to understand business from all perspectives and become the global leader your business needs.

One year of personal transformation


Time Investment

Duration: 12 months

Schedule: Part time: every 2nd week, alternating Brussels and Louvain-la-Neuve, except modules abroad.

Course days: Thursday (afternoon), Friday (full day), Saturday (full day)


Programme structure

Consolidating expertise (Knowledge and Know-How)

  • Global Economic Environment
  • Business Simulation Game
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Performance Management
  • Corporate Finance & Company Valuation
  • Real life project accounting/finance
  • Competing through Operations
  • Digital Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Field seminar (3 days): Doing Business in the European Union (Brussels) or Fintech and Biotech Startups (Vilnius)


Developing impactful leaders (Integrating and connecting)

  • Executive Presence for Leadership
  • Business & Corporate Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Plan Development
  • Corporate Culture, Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Chinese Management Practices (Shanghai)


Capstone Project: EMBA learning application to develop real-life solution at own company.


Personalized training (Electives)

  • Industry 4.0 (Frankfurt)
  • Managing Strategic Innovations (Vilnius)
  • Digital Transformation (Vilnius)
  • Sales Management (Brussels)
  • Corporate Governance (Vilnius)
  • Managing Stakeholders (Brussels)


Executive mobility modules at 8 venues in Asia, America and across Europe.

  1. Louvain School of Management, UCLouvain, Brussels, Belgium
  2. BMI Brussels, Belgium
  3. BMI Vilnius, Lithuania
  4. Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
  5. Almaty Management University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  6. THM Business School, Frankfurt, Germany
  7. Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  8. Saint Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia


Participants & Alumni

This joint UCLouvain BMI International EMBA is intended for high-potential managers and entrepreneurs with an international profile, solid experience and even bigger ambitions.

36 average age

74% large companies

59% career progress

60+ businesses started

24 nationalities 

59% directors

12+ average years of work experience



University degree

English Language Proficiency

Admissions Interview



Tuition Fee:

UCLouvain BMI International Executive MBA: €32,000



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