emlyon business school

International MBA

This full-time MBA at emlyon business school is taught entirely in English and has been designed to provide the tools needed to reach career goals. For 12 months, participants follow a wide range of elective courses and explore alternate business models via learning trips. Students will also choose among 9 specialisations. The program includes a boot camp, project based learning and a consultancy project. Participants have international exchange opportunities throughout the year. Moreover, a career services help them focus on boosting their professional life.
Entry requirement: 3-year degree + minimum 3 years work experience
Duration: 1 year
Location: Lyon (France)
Language: English
Selection: Application form + TOEFL / TOEIC / IELTS (+GMAT / GRE/TAGE MAGE) + interview 
Member of the Conférence des grandes écoles



Les questions

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Intervenants :

  • Rhoda Davidson - Head of the programme
  • Anna KANG - International MBA Student
  • Amandeep KAUR - International MBA Student
  • 00:15

    The Pitch


    What level of professional work experience do you require to apply to the MBA? Could it be entry level or should I be in management?


    What does an MBA teach that can’t be learned through on-the-job experience and a good mentor?


    How strong is the focus on entrepreneurship? Is this MBA more for company insertion?

  • 09:58

    You mentioned that the program isn't only theory, what experential learning do you do? Do you get to work directly with companies during the program?


    Hi. I work for a strategy consulting firm and would like to continue my job while in school. Is this possible?


    The Clichés


    Hi Anna. What’s your academic and professional background before this program, and why did you choose emlyon for an MBA?

  • 22:42

    Do we have the option to specialize in a particular sector, such as retail, or function like supply chain management?


    Is there any career support? Are students employed quickly after graduation?


    How much do test scores such as GRE and GMAT weigh in the decision on our application?


    Who Am-I?

  • 33:12

    How does this MBA address social responsibility and management for social good?


    Will you give more details about the 7-month consulting project, please? What companies and what kinds of projects?


    If this is a one-year program, how do international exchanges work, and where can we go on exchange?


    Can you tell me more about the other students in the MBA? How many?  How old are they? Cultural diversity?

  • 46:06

    Final Destination


    Hello Anna. What has been the most valuable part of this experience that has benefited you most in your development?


    Is this MBA accredited to be recognized outside the EU? How does it compare with an MBA from a London or U.S. business school?


    What are the profiles of teachers in this MBA? Academics? Part-time professionals?

  • 53:28

    What kind of jobs can I expect to qualify for with this MBA? Where have alumni been hired?


    Do you offer scholarships to non-EU students?


    Hi! What is the biggest challenge for you in this program? Any advice for succeeding?


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