The Financial Times published today, on October 17th, 2022, its ranking of the best Executive MBAs across the world. emlyon's Executive MBA soars 14 places and ranks #47 in the world. It also moves up 1 place in France and is now among the Top 5 of the best Executive MBAs of French business schools, along HEC, ESCP, ESSEC and KEDGE.

One month after the 2022 Financial Times Master in Management ranking, emlyon business school once again performs outstandingly in an international ranking of reference, this time in executive education. Data has been collected via online questionnaires for graduates, and surveys for business schools.

emlyon's Executive MBA stands out particularly in differentiating criteria aligned with the school's mission:

  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG): emlyon's Executive MBA ranks #4 worldwide in this category. Social and environmental commitment is irrigated in all modules of the Executive MBA program (strategy, finance, supply chain, marketing and communication, etc.), in order to reinforce the training of EMBA participants about issues on ecological transition, social sustainability and ethics.
  • Work experience and salary increase: Candidates of emlyon's Executive MBA are high-quality candidates who provide a solid work experience when entering the program. The program allows them to progress significantly in their professional trajectory.
  • Gender diversity: emlyon has a 35% rate of female participants in its Executive MBA program.

In November 2022, emlyon will launch its Online Executive MBA to provide for the next intakes, a program with the same high-quality while offering maximum flexibility.

According to Christine Baldy-Ngayo, Associate Dean of Executive Education at emlyon business school**

The ambition of emlyon's Executive MBA is to allow all participants to learn more about themselves, to discover professional horizons where they can grow and built their employability. Its goal is to train responsible executives able to anticipate and address the social, technological and environmental issues of today and tomorrow. We are happy and proud of this Financial Times ranking acknowledging both the quality of the Executive MBA program on the international scene and the social and environmental commitment of emlyon for a sustainable impact of organizations and society.”

About emlyon business school

Founded in 1872 by the Lyon CCI, emlyon business school has an enrolment of 8,600 students of 121 nationalities. The school has six campuses around the world (Lyon, Saint-Étienne, Casablanca, Shanghai, Paris and Bhubaneswar), a network of 190 international academic partners and an active community of 33,000 alumni in 130 countries. emlyon business school's mission is to foster “makers”, to provide life-long training for leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and senior executives with solid international experience and intra/entrepreneurial abilities, who are capable of understanding the complexity of the world and give it meaning, as well as shaping and transforming companies and the society in which they operate, as part of a collaborative approach. emlyon business school provides opportunities to develop these skills through original learning methods that combine the creation and output of academic research of excellence and innovative learning paths based on action and experimentation.

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