Created in 1872 and based in Lyon, France, with multiple international campuses, emlyon business school is a top European business school devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. The institution is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Global Employability (#2 Business School in France, #64 in the world) by The Times Higher Education and stands out among the few business schools worldwide awarded three international accreditations (AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB).

With a by-line based on the “early maker” concept whereby students are highly encouraged to develop their entrepreneurial spirit and experiment, an emlyon business school is a place where you nurture your ideas to make them a reality. Today, being a maker means controlling your destiny, being the actor and entrepreneur of your existence, and moving from Do-It-Yourself to Do-It-Together in a spirit of collaboration. This concept reflects emlyon business school’s vision of the entrepreneur: an individual, who tries, experiments, makes mistakes, starts again and learns as they go. The entrepreneur from emlyon business school is a maker and an early mover. He is an early maker.

Its know-how in training is based both on theory and on day-to-day company management.

Its distinctive quality is founded on teaching innovation and an entrepreneurial approach to management education.

5 Campuses

  • emlyon business school is located in pleasant rural surroundings only 15 minutes from the center of Lyon. The modern buildings located in a large 18-acre park provide 30,000m² of office and teaching space equipped with a WIFI network.
  • Shanghai campus - The economic boom in China, the world's 3rd largest economic power and the gradual integration of Asian economic and cultural models in the globalization process have drastically altered traditional western perception.
  • An ultra-connected and innovative site, the Paris campus is part of emlyon business school’s globalization approach.The 5,500 m² Haussmann-style campus is located in the heart of Paris, next to "Gare de Lyon" train station.
  • the emlyon business school also has a campus located in Saint Etienne, France, and Casablanca, Morocco.

Moreover, the cultural references in Europe and in the English-speaking world are in China confronted with values and approaches that are totally different. Keeping these observations in mind, this campus aims at exposing the students to the Chinese culture in particular and to the East Asian culture in general.

Faculty Composition and Organization

The Faculty is made up of 113 full-time professors and organized in 4 departments :

  • Markets and Innovation
  • Strategy and Organisation
  • Economics, Finance, Control
  • Management, Law and Human Resources

School rankings: The Times Higher Education #2 Business School in France #64 in the world Global Employability University Ranking 2015

Programmes taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

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The MSc in Digital Marketing & Data Science pedagogy uniquely combines a strong academic background in business studies, marketing, data analysis and strategy with an ... [+]

Develop your competencies in digital marketing and data analytics and become part of the new generation of marketing technologists. For students holding a Bachelor’s degree in any field MSc in approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 18 months including a 4 to 6-month internship Taught in English Delivered in Paris & Shanghai with a learning trip to Boston or San Francisco 18 months to become a digital marketing professional Acquire the fundamentals of digital marketing: The courses provide the strategic skills to successfully guide companies’ strategies in a digital world that is overflowing with data on customers, products and interactions. By the end of the first semester, you will be able to walk into any company and become digital savvy professionals who know how to benefit from an explosive growth of online technologies to develop business. Innovate in a data‐rich business environment: The MSc in Digital Marketing & Data Science also focuses on data analytics which includes business, coding, database access, data science and machine learning with Python. The program is designed to make you understand the most innovative technologies and acquire the skills to manage the upcoming technological disruptions in marketing. Meet the real needs of recruiters: Recruiters are facing a real challenge to find young talents with a “dual competency”, capable of bringing real added value to industries facing a deep digital transformation. Many companies are already collaborating with emlyon business school and recruiting students such as Amazon, IBM, Google, TF1, Facebook or Microsoft… Program ... [-]
China Shanghai France Paris
September 2019
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The first term will bring you both knowledge and skills required in your future professional environment whatever specialization and the job you are targeting in the end, ... [+]

Combine a technical and specialist skill set for the competitive edge needed to succeed in the international financial world For students holding a Bachelor’s Degree minimum in any field MSc in approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 18 months including a 6-month internship Taught in French & English Delivered in Lyon-Ecully & Paris with 2 learning trips abroad 18 months to gain technical and financial skills Develop fundamental sets of skill: The first term will bring you both knowledge and skills required in your future professional environment whatever specialization and the job you are targeting in the end, from investment banking & corporate finance to quantitative finance & data analytics. Courses are offered in English or French depending on your choice. Interactions between the real economy and digital transformations are an important focus. 4 specializations to develop your expertise: After the first semester, you will go deeper into the specifics of your future professional environment: Investment banking & corporate finance (strategy, valuation, M&A…), Market finance (equity & debt capital market, asset management…), Innovation finance (business modelling, growth financing…), Quantitative Finance & data analytics (stochastic calculus,risk management...). Get an international dimension: The MSc in Finance environment will be international, through professors profiles, courses and contents, fellow students and two international learning trips. For the first one, you will choose between Casablanca or Shanghai, thanks to emlyon business school’s campuses there. The second learning trip is linked to your choice of specialization, as the program agenda will be different. Program ... [-]
France Lyon Paris
September 2019
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The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 16-month full-time double degree program delivered exclusively in English in partnership between Institut Paul Bocuse ... [+]

Fast Facts A 18-month full time program delivered exclusively in English Benefit from the combined expertise of two world renowned institutions Obtain a double degree from emlyon business school and Institut Paul Bocuse Study in Lyon, Paris and Shanghai, key locations to learn about the global hospitality industry Make the most of a full range of careers services from both institutions to help you manage your career successfully Gain access to a select network of hospitality companies Gain practical experience through the internship period

The MSc in International Hospitality Management is a 18-month full-time double degree program delivered exclusively in English in partnership between Institut Paul Bocuse, a world-renowned school of hospitality management and gastronomy, and emlyon business school, one of Europe’s top business schools devoted to lifelong learning for entrepreneurial and international management. Taking place in France and in China it provides you with a broad view of the industry, general management knowledge and specialist know-how as it pertains to the global hospitality industry.... [-]

France Lyon
September 2019
Full time
16 months
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Customer expectations and cultural norms are continually challenging core brand strategies of luxury companies. As a broad-based program, the MSc in Luxury Management &am ... [+]

Become an expert in the luxury industry with a programme that offers a true multi-campus, multi-cultural experience within the heart of the international luxury industry. For students holding a Bachelor’s Degree minimum in any field MSc in approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 18 months including a 4 to 6-month internship Taught in English Delivered in Paris, New York or London and Shanghai 18 months to accomplish your dreams in the industry of excellence Build your career in a challenging business culture: To build your career, you will need solid academic knowledge and the capacity to adapt to the luxury industry’s high standards. You’ll acquire the basics of management, discover how to apply specialist management knowledge and focus on the Fashion and Lifestyle Industry (London) or the Luxury Design Industry (New York City). Benefit from a truly international exposure: Master the basics to the Luxury Industry in Paris, distinguish yourself with skills gained in cutting-edge international hubs: London or New York City and get ready for tomorrow’s challenges in Shanghai. By studying in 3 distinct locations, you will develop a broad view of the global luxury industry and learn how to navigate the specifics of these different business markets successfully. Meet the real needs of recruiters: emlyon business school has always worked closely with the business community in order to provide students with quality internship and job offers, as well as privileged contact with companies. Our partners in the luxury industry include Cartier, Chanel, Christian Dior, Infiniti, Kempinski hotels,... [-]
China Shanghai France Paris
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As we are a global business school leading you potentially to a great diversity of jobs and activity sectors such as consulting, marketing, finance or business developmen ... [+]

A complete range of core management and specialisation courses taught from an international outlook. For students holding a non-French Bachelor’s Degree minimum Master's degree 2 or 3 years Taught in French & English Delivered in Lyon-Ecully & experiences abroad The right program to tailor your career plans Early maker: At emlyon business school we are about shaping skills and talents. It's our job to help you turn questions into challenges, challenges into opportunities and opportunities into solutions. We will teach you how to learn, unlearn and relearn. Build your hero's journey: You forge your own path and build a personal program and career plan according to your wishes, interests and priorities with an essential educational postulate: step out of your comfort zone to reveal yourself. Creative learning: Creative Learning by emlyon business school gives you a chance to analyze, test, invent and act through experimentation. You will develop a mindset and way of thinking that should transcend your success and blossoming: the early maker way. Structure ... [-]
France Lyon
September 2019
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Part time
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In response to the specific recruitment needs of the continuously growing sports industry, emlyon business school successfully unites its expertise in international manag ... [+]

Study management as it pertains specifically to the sports and outdoor industry, obtain a broad view of industry dynamics while studying in the Alps and Asia. For students holding a Bachelor’s Degree minimum in any field MSc in approved by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles 18 months including a 4 to 6-month internship Taught in English Delivered in Paris & Shanghai with learning trips to the UK, Germany and the French Alps 18 months to match your talent with the sports industry specific needs Develop a broad view of the sports industry: To distinguish yourself in the sports industry, you’ll need to ensure that you have the necessary resourcefulness to stay one step ahead of the competition. You will learn to understand the dynamics of the international sports markets in Paris and Shanghai, acquire the necessary specialist knowledge, meet top industry players and experience the sports industry in other business environments. Experiment with field trips in Europe: To fully immerse yourself in the multicultural reality of the sports industry, you will benefit from field trips to London, Munich and the French Alps. May it be through presentations, workshops or company visits, the knowledge and experience you'll gain during these field trips will help you acquire essential assets to meet the needs of future recruiters and build a solid professional network. Meet the real needs of recruiters: The program was set up in collaboration with a group of companies in the sports and outdoor industry to respond to specific recruitment. Corporate... [-]
China Shanghai France Paris
September 2019
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18 months
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Master

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By joining the MSc in Management - Grande Ecole, you will learn how to think, manage and operate effectively in today's global business environment, and along the way acq ... [+]

Fast Facts Obtain three Master's degrees: emlyon business school’s MSc in Management Master’s degree, LMU Munich’s Master of Science and LUMS' MSc in Management A 2-year Master for students holding a Bachelor's degree Study international management based in France, Germany and in the United Kingdom Specialise in Finance or Marketing or Strategy or Corporate Development Alternate academic periods with in-company internships More than 30 nationalities bringing great diversity to the classroom Access to global networks Entirely taught in English

The MSc in Management - European Triple Degree, run jointly by emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School (United Kingdom), is a 2-year general management master that allows you to study international business from a European and global perspective. It is a triple Master's degree based in France, Germany and the United Kingdom.... [-]

United Kingdom Lancashire France Lyon Germany Munich Paris  + 3 More
September 2019
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2 years
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All organizations are now facing major changes in the rules of the competitive game due to the deployment of digital technologies. The shift has been most often initiated ... [+]

Contribute to business transformation

All organizations are now facing major changes in the rules of the competitive game due to the deployment of digital technologies . The shift has been most often initiated by investing in the first place the commercial and marketing dimensions. Digital transformation is global and systemic: it is the economic models, the organizational models, the way of creating and distributing value, and therefore all the value chains within their ecosystems that are to be reinvented.

In this dynamic perspective, companies are apprehended as learning organizations. To adapt to changes, mutations and breaks in their environment, they must permanently reposition their value chain within their ecosystems through processes of learning and unlearning.... [-]

France Lyon
September 2019
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2 semesters
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Why bring together entrepreneurship and innovation management? The logic of innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly part of the same paradigm of reflection and a ... [+]

Take up the challenge of entrepreneurial innovation.

Why bring together entrepreneurship and innovation management? The logic of innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly part of the same paradigm of reflection and action. Innovation is no longer driven by research units alone

The Specialized Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management is positioned around a key professional know-how: the innovation and the development of new business in startup configuration or the new activity of an existing company, by embedding in this logic. structuring all business support consulting, expertise and support in entrepreneurial innovation.

More than entrepreneurship training or Specialized Master ® in innovation management, the program that combines both dimensions allows students with different projects (rather focus on the fields of innovation, or rather dynamic entrepreneurial oriented) d to learn together and to integrate a more global perspective . This integration and combination will be appreciated by future recruiters and will make a difference in the quality of deployment of your future professional projects.... [-]

France Lyon
September 2019
Full time
2 semesters
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Discover the emlyon learninghub

We are early makers

Location address
emlyon business school
Lyon-Ecully Campus
23, av. Guy de Collongue

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 69134 FR
Location address
emlyon business school Asian Campus
2F, Global Education Center, East China Normal University
N°3663 Zhong Shan North Road

Shanghai, Shanghai, 200062 CN
Location address
emlyon business school
Paris Campus
15 Boulevard Diderot

Paris, Île-de-France, 75012 FR