Master in Business Administration

Executive MBA: Fulfill your calling! 

“Much more than classes and courseworks”

mbaThe International Institute of Management of Cnam provides an executive MBA program, accredited by AMBA, Association of MBAs and the CNCP (Comission nationale des certifications professionnelles). This program is delivered in France (Paris) and overseas.

At Cnam Executive MBA Paris, we expect you the be the designer of your future and therefore we provide you with the freedom to create and customize your own program, under the following structure:

• The Core Curriculum involves 13 core courses providing a solid foundation in essential business skills and competencies;

• Five Elective Tracks dedicated to different fields, to enable students to complete the core courses with an specialised component, include

  • Business Unit Management;
  • Innovation management,
  • Fashion Management (in partnership with ESMOD)
  • Insurance Management (in partnership with ENASS)
  • Project and Agile Management (in partnership with University of California, Berkeley)

“Expand your Horizons” Seminars and Career Development Program with personal assessment, professional and personal coaching to  facilitate students in the transitional and transformational process of their professional life.

Study trips are a special part of the MBA curriculum with company visits, international exposure and business network, with different destinations from the USA, Romania, France, UK or China, depending on the study tracks.

• The Final Project is an individual work that turns theory and reflection into real world action.

The Cnam Executive MBA Paris is designed for those aspiring to develop a career or business in an international environment, to widen their professional horizons, and to increase their leadership capacity.

The Executive MBA program promotes diversity to achieve a balanced mix of educational backgrounds, ages, work experiences and cultures.

Why Cnam Paris is the best choice for your MBA

abbéThe Cnam is a unique public scientific, cultural and professional institution that is classed as a “Grand Etablissement” and considered to be among France’s top higher education institutions. Since 1794, it has had a tradition of innovation in Research and Teaching that is carried on today by a corps of professors and lecturers, who are not only highly respected academics, but who also have rich professional experience. Situated in the centre of Europe, in the heart of Paris, the Cnam’s main campus is an exceptional backdrop for a diverse student body made up of people from different educational and professional backgrounds, ages and cultures. The Cnam Executive MBA experience is transformative and unforgettable, from its challenging and stimulating coursework, to its study trips in France and abroad, conferences and guest speakers, competitions and social life. With this MBA, students may achieve a double certification, the degree MBA and the title Manager d’Entreprise (level I).

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Practical informations

  • Application requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree (in any discipline)
    • 3 years of professional experience
    • 2 Recommendation letters (from professional or academic endorsers)
    • Proficiency in English: (TOEFL IBT 90 or IELTS: 6.5 or TOEIC 800)
  • Admission process
    • Submission of Application form duly filled
    • Admission interview with Program Director and Professors
  • Financial information
    • Tuition fees: 21000€ (payable by 3 installments per year) and Registration fees: 160€
    • Tuition fees for MBA Project Management program: 29000€ (payable by 3 installments per year)
    • Tuition includes e-books and expenses related to 2 study trips: housing, courses, host-university fees
    • Training eligible to FONGECIF, OPACIF, OPCAS and CPF funding
  • Study modes
    • “Intensive” - 1 year (30 hours per week, between Mon-Sat)
    • “Hybrid” - 2 years (14 hours per week, online learning: weekly and onsite learning: once per month)
  • Application details
    • Regular application deadline: September 15
    • Application received after June 30 will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
    • Apply by this date for best consideration for admission as well as for getting the recommendation of the Cnam to scholarship/funding providers (FONGECIF, FONGECIF, OPACIF, OPCAS and CPF funding)
  • Priority application deadline: June 30
  • Rolling admission (until places fill up)
  • Start of the program
    • October and January (first Friday of the month)

Accreditation and ranking

  • The Cnam MBA holds a double accreditation
    • Master of Business Administration – International degree accredited by AMBA
    • Manager d’entreprise – French postgraduate degree, accredited by CNCP 

Nos titres sont enregistrés au RNCP, Répertoire national des certifications professionnelles.

  • Since 2010, the Cnam-MBA has been ranked among the best MBA in France by Eduniversal