EXECUTIVE MBA

Presentation

Your career booster
Do you want to break the glass ceiling and target management positions? If so, the Executive MBA (EMBA) at Rennes School of Business is the springboard for you.
The Executive MBA was designed to meet the real needs of companies. It trains leaders and managers with management skills while promoting innovation and the development of new solutions. In short, its graduates will be able to achieve impactful and lasting results for their company.
In 2019, for the third consecutive year, the Executive MBA of the Rennes School of Business was ranked among the 100 best EMBAs in the world by the Financial Times.

  • November 2021
  • 18 months
  • 100% English
  • Rennes
  • 37 200€ incl. VAT
  • RNCP - CPF certified

Objectives

The Executive MBA at Rennes School of Business prepares managers and entrepreneurs to lead complex operations in a constantly changing global environment. With its integrated approach to learning, the EMBA programme gives students the tools to develop innovative solutions, implement sustainable strategies and have a solid level of financial, social and environmental knowledge. The training will enable you to acquire key management skills and discover the latest approaches to leadership and corporate social responsibility (CSR). You will interactively assimilate concepts, resources and knowledge through case studies, hae the opportunity for hands-on practice during group simulations, business plan design tasks and real-life case studies.

Personal objectives

  • Develop your strategic perspectives and managerial skills.
  • Boost your decision-making skills in a complex international environment.
  • Develop new ways of thinking by adopting an innovative approach to business processes.
  • Develop your ability to manage multicultural teams.

Corporate objectives

  • Adoption of a strategic performance-oriented approach in order to propose innovative solutions.
  • Ability to carry out research applied to corporate and management issues.
  • Integration of issues of sustainable development issues in the development of your strategy.
  • Adoption of an entrepreneurial attitude towards the strategy of a Business Unit or the creation of a company.
  • Implementation of an ethical, sustainable and responsible management style in a multicultural environment.

Participant profiles

The programme is open to people with an undergraduate degree and a minimum of 5 years’ professional experience, including 3 years in a management position.

Managers

Senior managers

Operational managers

Entrepreneurs

The average age of a class is 40 years old with 17 years of professional experience. Participants come from all sectors of activity and professional specialisations. Classes are also highly multicultural with almost half of the students coming from outside France. The added value of the modules also lies in the interaction between students, the sharing of experience and the contribution of complementary visions in the context of case studies and reflections during the courses.

Program

The Executive MBA of Rennes School of Business provides a truly formative experience. You will explore a wide range of skills in class and beyond, and meet professionals from all walks of life, industries, cultures and nationalities. The exchange of ideas, sharing of experiences and group work are at the heart of the learning process.
Professors use students’ professional experience to illustrate and apply different concepts. Case studies, oral presentations, work in small groups, role plays and digital simulations all play an important role in training.
Guest speakers and speakers from major international groups help anchor the teaching in concrete examples and share their leadership experience.
Individual and collective work outside of classes is also a key part of the learning process. Students will apply the concepts they learned during their training in their daily activity. Their success is then assessed by their teachers.

UNDERSTANDING AND INTEGRATING MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES AND BUSINESS FUNCTIONS

  • Managing group organisational behaviour
  • Analysis of financial reports
  • Accounting & Management Control
  • Marketing management
  • International finance
  • Strategic IT management
  • Operational Management

MANAGING RESPONSIBLY

  • Sustainable management
  • Running change management

DEVELOPING AND PUTTING INTO PRACTICE INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND CREATIVITY

  • Design Thinking
  • Creativity, innovation & knowledge management

DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC OUTLOOK

  • Strategic analysis
  • Strategic management

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP, COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK SKILLS

  • Motivation & self-determination
  • Public speaking
  • Leadership

ADDING VALUE TO THE ECOSYSTEM

  • Strategic consulting project
  • Individual research project

INTEGRATING DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURALISM INTO MANAGEMENT PRACTICE

• Economics & geopolitics
• Intercultural management & negotiation
• Study trip abroad

A SPECIALIST MAJOR

• Innovation & entrepreneurship
• Digital transformation & Artificial Intelligence

Admission

1

Application

2

Interview with the Programme Director

3

Admission and support for financing

Our admission process is simple, fast and can be adapted to your professional schedule. You are accompanied throughout the procedure by our admissions managers, whether to complete your application file, prepare your interview with the Programme Director or with the processes for financial assistance and administrative registration.

Application & Interview

=> Application form to be completed on our platform where you will be asked to provide information on your career path and experience, your motivating factors, your career plan, etc.

=> Interview with the Programme Director, which consists of a period of exchange to ensure that our academic offer is in line with your expectations and your project. It will also be an opportunity to discuss current topics, your vision of current business trends, etc. Following the interview, an assessment report is published by the Programme Director to measure the quality of your application.

=> An admissions panel meets each week to assess and validate the applications received. You then receive your admissions letter by email. The admissions officer with the processes for funding and publishing your training agreement.

Financial aid

There are many funding schemes for vocational training depending on your situation, a non-exhaustive list is given below:

=> CPF Personal Training Account
=> Company skills development plan
=> OPCO contribution (for companies with fewer than 50 employees)
=> Individual Training Assistance (Pôle Emploi)
=> Assistance from the Région Qualifemploi (for job seekers)
=> The professional transition project – CPF de transition (formerly CIF)

Career

Joining our Executive Education programmes gives you the means to add direction to your career. Rennes School of Business has a number of measures at your disposal to guide your career, develop your network, work on your personal objectives or meet our recruitment partners.

Individual coaching

Lifetime membership of the network of 22,500 alumni

Thematic conferences

Partnership between Abaka and Happy to Meet You

Workshops

55%

international students

95%

international tenured professors

Top 1%

of business schools around the world

Top 100

best EMBAs in the world according to the FINANCIAL TIMES

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