École Polytechnique Executive Master
Executive Master Participants
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Executive Master Participants
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École Polytechnique is a leading French university combining top-level research, academics, and innovation at the cutting-edge of science and technology with highly selective programs. Our institution is ranked #2 world’s best small university (Times Higher Education), #4 producing most important CEOs in the world (Times Higher Education + Fortune magazine) and #6 world’s university in terms of the number of Nobel Prize winners among its graduates (Nature).
The École Polytechnique Executive Master aims to develop leaders who can design, deploy and manage in an international perspective and for organizations or companies from any sector of value-creating business models (Financial, Environmental, Social and Governance) that have a strong technological dimension. It consists of 12 modules of 4-5 days. 9 modules will take place in France and 3 international modules taking place in world’s top institutions in Asia, Europe and the USA.
It is a degree program similar to an Executive MBA (EMBA) that combines business strategy with the latest technology and innovation in an international perspective. Our strong differentiating point is the State of the Art modules : numerous courses on technological advancements; innovation management, entrepreneurship, leadership and professional / personal development.
Type of program: Executive Master. Senior executives program with a strong focus on technology and innovation
Starting date: September
Length of Program: 14 months
12 modules of which 9 modules will take place in France and 3 international modules taking place in world's leading institutions in Asia, Europe and the USA.
Minimum years of work experience: 15 years
Application deadlines: Rolling admissions
Courses conducted in French and English
École Polytechnique Executive Master participants have on average 15 years of professional work experience and are currently in an upper management position. Most have already obtained a Master’s Degree or a PhD and are capable of working in an international environment. They should also have a strong interest for new technologies. Participants may come from a various range of sectors and backgrounds.
Number of accepted participants : 25 to 35
Number of nationalities: 18
Average age: 42
General Manager: 22%
Project Manager: 11%
Average length of work experience: 15
• Total length of work experience required: 10+ years
• Master’s Degree or PhD
• Capable of working in an international environment
• Strong interest for innovation and new technologies
• Application: Complete and return the application before the given deadline.
• Pre-selection: After validation of your completed application, a pre-selection will be made by the Program Direction and selected candidates will be invited for an interview before the Selection Committee.
• Selection Committee: interview before 3 members of the Executive Master program, including the Academic and Program Directors.
• Admissions Jury: All applications of the candidates interviewed by the selection committee will pass before the Admissions Jury for a final selection.
Those wishing to discuss their profile with the Admissions Team before applying are encouraged to request an interview (optional). This step does not guarantee admission to the program.
Tuition fees: €51 000 (VAT not included)
Tuition includes all course materials, lunches, conferences and any organized social events or dinners. Housing and organized meals or events for the three international modules are also included. All transportation, free evening activities and lodging for the French based modules are at the expense of the candidate.
Many of the X alumni are known as top leaders in CAC 40 and Fortune 500 companies as well as in the research and scientific fields including Nobel Prize laureates. L'X is ranked 4th institution worldwide for educating most successful CEO. Learn more here.
ASSOCIATION OF ALUMNI AND GRADUATES (AX)
The purpose of AX is to create and develop links of solidarity and friendship.
THE ASSOCIATION AIMS TO:
• provide grants
• help welcome international students
• support efforts to provide equal opportunities
• organize meetings, conferences, colloquiums, and events open to a wide audience
Over 28,000 alumni
150 X groups; thematic, regional, international
In 2017, 3 M€ of budget of which 750 K€ went to solidarity actions