An intensive 10-month programme

The full-time Global MBA programme is designed for professionals looking to gain a 360° business vision in a global context.

In just 10 intensive months, you go through the complete programme, coming away with an MBA, an international business network, and a world of new experiences.

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At a glance:

Inspirational by design

Edhec MBA Leadership Development

Leadership development

EDHEC’s Global MBA programme puts principled leadership in the spotlight, encouraging you to reflect on and extend your leadership practice.

We develop leadership through:

  • A combination of theory and action learning opportunities
  • Intensive focus on personal development
  • Personal and team coaching activities
  • Challenging you to rethink your views on leadership

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Edhec Tailored MBA Project

Tailored MBA project

Your 8-week MBA project is specially tailored to your post-MBA ambitions, allowing you to put the skills you have learned into practice.

You choose the format:

  • Consulting project
  • Internship, with a possibility for extension post-MBA
  • Sustainability project
  • Research project
  • Business plan
  • Academic exchange

Discover your project options 

Edhec MBA Specialisation Tracks Global Business Trips

Specialisation tracks & global business trips

The Global MBA programme offers a choice of four specialisation tracks lasting one month, with a one-week international business trip to a strategic destination.

Our current specialisations are:

  • International Finance in London
  • Global Leadership in Singapore
  • Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
  • Digital Innovation New York

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A complete and intensive MBA curriculum

During your first seven months you’ll be focusing on the fundamental business & leadership knowledge to prepare you for your professional future. Classes take place at our campus in Nice, and are given by EDHEC professors, expert visiting professors, and guest speakers from around the world.

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  • Marketing Management
  • e-Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Financial Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Global Macroeconomics
  • International Legal Management
  • Criminal Risks Management
  • Cyber-Security
  • Philosophy
  • Managing Human Capital with Coaching
  • Leading People and Organizations
  • Building Managerial Competencies and High Performance Teams
  • Data Analysis for Decision Making
  • Big Data & Artificial Intelligence @ Work
  • Consulting Methodologies
  • Business Simulation
  • Supply Chain and Operations

Optimised for intensive learning

The Global MBA calendar is specially designed to make sure that you get a complete and coherent programme in just 10 months.

You’ll be supported with personal career coaching throughout the entire programme.

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Edhec MBA calendar courses

Combining academia with professional experience

EDHEC Business School boasts a prestigious core faculty who combine outstanding academic performance with successful professional experience.

They all have a significant track record of addressing an audience of international participants and experienced professionals. Visiting professors, adjunct faculty and professionals enrich the faculty ranks further.


EDHEC MBA Permanent Faculty

COLLARD Christophe - International Business Law

Collard Christophe

DEA, University of Lille II

International Business Law

Daly Peter

PhD, University of Sheffield

Presentation and Pitching Skills

DE CLIPPELEER Inge - Management

De Clippeleer Inge

PhD, scholar, Vlerick Buisness School, Belgium


DEMUIJNCK Geert - Philosophy

Demuijnck Geert

PhD, University of Leuven


FASTERLING Björn - International Business Law

Fasterling Björn

PhD, University of Osnabrück

International Business Law

GATELY Clare - Entrepreneurship

Gately Clare

PhD, National University of Ireland, Galway


KOLLENZ Karin - Strategy, Big Data & AI @ Work

Kollenz Karin

PhD, University of Vienna

Strategy, Big Data & AI @ Work

LIOUI Abraham - Finance

Lioui Abraham

PhD, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Head of EDHEC Finance Faculty

MARTELLINI Lionel - Asset Management

Martellini Lionel

PhD, U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Buisness

Director EDHEC-Risk Institute
Asset Management

MENVIELLE Loick - Innovation Management

Menvielle Loick


Innovation Management

MILNER Julia - Managing Human Capital with Coaching

Milner Julia

PhD, Leuphana University, Lüneburg

Managing Human Capital with Coaching

MONNET Bertrand - Criminal Risk Management

Monnet Bertrand

PhD (ABD), University of Paris II

Criminal Risk Management

ROQUILLY Christophe - International Business Law

Roquilly Christophe

PhD, University of Lille

International Business Law

SISTO Michelle - Data Analysis

Sisto Michelle

PhD in Finance, EDHEC Business School

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Data Analysis

TOVSTIGA George - Strategy

Tovstiga George

PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology


VERY Philippe - Orientation Seminar, Business Simulation

Very Philippe

PhD, IAE Aix en Provence

Orientation Seminar, Business Simulation

EDHEC MBA Visiting Faculty

Amami Monia

Master in Business - IAE Aix en Provence

Aureglia Jean-Jacques


Di Benedetto Anthony

PhD, McGill University - Temple University
United States

Fisher Joe

PhD, Ohio State University - Indiana University
United States

Flynn Michael

MBA, Trinity College - Masters, International Relations, Cambridge

Hebert Louis

PhD, University of Western Ontario - HEC Montreal

Jarvis Penny

PhD, Cranfield University - The Good Company
United Kingdom

Kitten Marc

MBA, The University of Chicago

Ragan Christopher

PhD, MIT - McGill University

Senegal Sylvain

PhD, HEC Montréal

Seward James K

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Syracuse University
United States

Siokos Stavros

PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Soulard Jean-François


Triple accreditation and a tradition of excellence

EDHEC’s triple accredited Global MBA consistently ranks amongst the best in the world for diversity, return on investment and for opening new career opportunities.

Global Top 20: value & international mobility

In the latest 2020 FT rankings our programme was placed in the top 20 worldwide for value for money, international course experience and international mobility.

Global MBA Financial Times ranking

Global Top 10: new

EDHEC Global MBA is ranked 7th overall, #3 worldwide and #1 in Europe for opening new career opportunities in The Economist Which MBA? Rankings according to student and alumni assessment.

The Economist Ranking

Global #1: ROI

The Global MBA is ranked #1 in the world for return on investment and has one of the shortest payback periods of just 20 months according to the latest QS rankings.

World University Rankings


EDHEC’s triple accredited Global MBA consistently ranks amongst the best in the world
for diversity, return on investment and for opening new career opportunities.

EDHEC’s triple accredited Global MBA

Edhec MBA Learning expedition Cape Town

Learning expedition to Cape Town

The environmental and social impact of business is more important now than ever before. That’s why every EDHEC Global MBA student gets the opportunity to study and experience sustainable business first hand in one of the world’s most rapidly evolving economies.

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Edhec MBA supporting scholarship

A supporting scholarship

At EDHEC we have decided to actively encourage students to engage in sustainability. For those who already have a sustainable business or project in mind, or who are working or wish to work in the sector, we’re offering the Make An Impact scholarship, reducing tuition fees by 30%.

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Edhec a dedicated MBA project

A dedicated MBA project

As part of your MBA, you will be spending 8 weeks on a tailored project that helps you prepare your post-MBA career. Choosing the sustainability project means that you can spend that time working in line with the UN’s 17 sustainability goals, addressing challenges such as poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, and peace and justice.

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Learning experience

The EDHEC learning experience

Academic excellence

Every year about 40 speakers, professors and professionals from over 15 different nationalities contribute to the EDHEC Global MBA programme and help make it a life-changing experience.

They are international experts in their domains, boasting both academic and business achievements. Each contributes with their knowledge and experience, bringing the latest techniques and trends to the classroom, and pushing participants to develop their full potential.


A focus on principled leadership

When leaders make consistent decisions framed by clear values, acting courageously and taking responsibility for the consequences of their actions, they not only inspire and empower people, but fundamentally contribute to making a positive impact on the world.

Principled leadership is a core part of the EDHEC Global MBA programme. Through a combination of specifically designed classes and activities we help you leverage your potential as a principled leader.


Learning through action

At EDHEC, we believe that action and experimentation foster learning. Throughout the programme, you’ll be putting theory into practice, using your knowledge and skills in case studies, business simulations and a 2-month MBA project.

Action learning is also essential for developing leadership skills. You’ll be able to hone your teamwork and leadership skills through collective assignments, and through regular 360 degree feedback sessions.


Diversity gives us strength

Diversity can be a powerful and inspiring source of learning, and we consider it to be an essential part of the Global MBA. At EDHEC, you’ll be collaborating with and learning from people with diverse professional experiences, backgrounds, age groups, genders, nationalities and cultural heritages.

These differences give us strength, and teach us how to interact successfully and respectfully in the diverse context of business today. In this globalised world, having a good command of multicultural and international skills is crucial to success, and that’s strongly reflected and integrated into the Global MBA programme.


An enriching human experience

Acquiring intellectual and technical knowledge is only part of the learning process. Passion and people are important, too. EDHEC’s Global MBA is designed with this in mind, and we don’t underestimate how much human interactions can help you grow in your career.

Working together, challenging each other, networking, meeting inspiring people and travelling are all an integral part of the programme. We hope that these social and emotional experiences might contribute to making it one of the best years of your career.


Shape your future

Every experience in the programme, whether individual or collective, encourages you to reach higher and further than you thought possible before. It is designed to bolster both personal and career turnarounds, empowering people to realise their dreams.

The EDHEC Global MBA can help career progression, but it can also be the launchpad to changing profession, sector, country — or sometimes all three. You may leave having launched your own business, having taken a significant step up in your career, or simply with a clear and concrete vision of where you’re heading to next.

“For over a century, EDHEC has been training managers that transform the world. Steadfast in our mission to be of service to business and society, EDHEC is recognised through a Triple Accreditation by AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. Offering cutting-edge business education, EDHEC Global MBA combines the tradition of excellence of a French Grande Ecole with the exceptional diversity of a well established international programme."

Stéphane CANONNE,
Associate Dean, EDHEC Executive Education & MBAs

Msc Mba Edhec

MSc & Global MBA double degree

The two-year double degree MSc & Global MBA programme is offered to a select group of students who want to complement their intensive Master of Science coursework with a rigorous Global MBA programme.

Combined, the two degrees complete your leadership profile granting you technical, operational, and problem-solving skillsets while building your leadership potential for top management positions.

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Edhec MBA Leadership

Leadership development

EDHEC’s Global MBA programme puts principled leadership in the spotlight, encouraging you to reflect on and extend your leadership practice.

Find out more about our approach

Edhec Tailored MBA

Tailored MBA project

Your 8-week MBA project is specially tailored to your post-MBA ambitions, allowing you to put the skills you have learned into practice.

Discover your project options

Edhec MBA Tracks Global

Specialisation tracks & global business trips

The Global MBA programme offers a choice of four specialisation tracks lasting one month, with a one-week international business trip to a strategic destination.

Explore tracks and trips

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Operating from campuses in Lille, Nice, Paris, London and Singapore, EDHEC is one of the top 15 European business schools, ranked 1st worldwide for its Master in Finance. Fully international and directly connected to the business world, EDHEC commands a strong reputation for research excellence and the ability to train entrepreneurs and managers capable of breaking new ground. EDHEC functions as a genuine laboratory of ideas and produces innovative solutions valued by businesses.
The School’s teaching is inspired by its research work and a focus on “learning by doing”, all with the aim of equipping people with the skills to succeed in business.